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Accused 'watching Crimewatch' when boy and mother shot on doorstep

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An alleged gang member said he was at home watching Crimewatch on TV the ...

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Aymeric Laporte: Manchester City defender extends contract to 2025

Manchester City defender Aymeric Laporte has signed a two-year contract extension at the Premier League champions, taking his deal to 2025.

The French centre-back joined City from Spanish La Liga club Athletic Bilbao for a club record £57m in January 2018.

Laporte, 24, has ...

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Bolton wife killer Ian Workman's bid to sue lawyers rejected

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A convicted murderer who claimed his solicitors' negligence robbed him of ...

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Levenshulme neighbours chalk flowers over swastikas

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A group of neighbours have responded "vile and cowardly" graffiti daubed ...

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Man Utd v Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer deserves permanent job

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp says there is "no doubt" Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be given the role on a permanent basis.

The Reds face United at Old Trafford in the Premier League on Sunday, their first meeting since Solskjaer replaced the sacked Jose ...

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Parents of children with Batten disease 'terrified' over funding decision

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The parents of a brother and sister with a rare genetic condition said ...

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Teenage cyclist dies after crash in Rochdale

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A 16-year-old cyclist has died after being involved in a crash in ...

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Man Utd: Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial could face Liverpool

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is hopeful Jesse Lingard and Anthony Martial will be fit for Sunday's game against Liverpool.

Lingard, 26, injured his hamstring in the Champions League defeat by Paris St-Germain 10 days ago and was expected to be out for up to three ...

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Man City fan in critical condition following alleged assault after Schalke game

Manchester City say one of their fans is in "a critical condition in hospital" after an alleged assault following their Champions League win over Schalke in Germany on Wednesday.

City won the first leg of the last-16 tie 3-2.

"The club are working with Greater Manchester Police and ...

2019-02-21 16:32 open_in_new
Warrington Western Link plans delayed 'because of Brexit paralysis'

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Plans to build a major new road in Warrington are being delayed because ...

2019-02-21 15:29 open_in_new
Salford crash pilot who 'claimed to be hero' guilty

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A pilot who claimed his handling of an emergency landing was so good that ...

2019-02-21 15:29 open_in_new
Jansin Turgut: Salford Red Devils back-row on Turkey international call-up

When you think of rugby league hotbeds, you might call to mind England, Australia or New Zealand, but Turkey might not be very high on the list.

However, Salford Red Devils back-row Jansin Turgut recently played for the country, which is currently ranked 31st in the world.

The ...

2019-02-21 10:14 open_in_new
Man charged over racist graffiti at Salford flats

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A man has been charged after racist graffiti was daubed on doors at a ...

2019-02-21 10:14 open_in_new
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola 'a big fan of VAR' after win at Schalke

Pep Guardiola says he is "a big fan of VAR" despite Manchester City conceding two penalties and having a man sent off in their 3-2 Champions League last 16 first leg win at Schalke.

Nabil Bentaleb scored two first-half penalties before a late City comeback.

The first of the penalties ...

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Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury rematch: WBC 'confident' the fight will take place

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Tyson Fury and Deontay Wilder "owe it to the fans" to make a rematch happen, WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says.

Although a deal has yet to be agreed, Sulaiman said he was ...

2019-02-20 20:35 open_in_new
Hit-and-run killer had 'flagrant disregard for rules of road'

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A man who had served three driving bans before killing a boy in a ...

2019-02-20 15:20 open_in_new
Salford Red Devils: Victims of racist graffiti to be guests at St Helens game

Salford Red Devils have invited the victims of a racist graffiti attack as guests of honour at their home fixture against St Helens on 28 February.

A man was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated criminal damage after David Yamba, 10, found "No Blacks" painted on doors at his ...

2019-02-20 14:17 open_in_new
Bolton Wanderers: Club to appear in High Court over HMRC winding-up petition

Championship side Bolton Wanderers will appear in the High Court on 20 March after being issued a winding-up petition by HM Revenue & Customs.

The petition, which was filed on 4 February, was published on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, owner Ken Anderson said in a statement that heads of ...

2019-02-20 14:17 open_in_new
Metrolink services disrupted after woman hit by tram at Oldham Mumps

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Metrolink services between Manchester city centre, Oldham and Rochdale ...

2019-02-20 13:14 open_in_new
Man City buy stake in third-tier Chinese club Sichuan Jiuniu FC

Manchester City's owners have bought a stake in Chinese third-tier club Sichuan Jiuniu FC - their seventh football club.

City Football Group purchased the club alongside artificial intelligence and humanoid robotic company UBTECH and China Sports Capital.

They are already majority ...

2019-02-20 11:08 open_in_new
Anthony Crolla: Terms agreed for Vasyl Lomachenko fight

Great Britain's Anthony Crolla will face Vasyl Lomachenko in a WBA world title fight in Los Angeles in April.

Ukrainian Lomachenko, 31, will defend his unified lightweight world title against 32-year-old Crolla.

The bout will be heavy underdog Crolla's first in the United ...

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