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All of the devastating terror attacks since Charlie Hebdo

At least 22 people were killed last night at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.

Suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated an improvised explosive devise near the entrance to Manchester Arena. Around 21,000 Ariana fans were inside, preparing to go home after the singer’s final ...

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Fourth victim of Manchester terror attack ‘named as Megan Hurley’

The fourth victim of the Manchester terror attack has been named as Megan Hurley.

A fundraising page has been created to raise money for Megan’s family, the Liverpool Echo reported.

The page was set up by Helen McDermott from Halewood, Liverpool, who wrote: ‘We’re ...

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Inspirational moment poem for Manchester is read at vigil for terror attack victims

Thousands of mourners fell silent as a poet delivered his passionate, personal ode to Manchester at the vigil following the deadly terror attack.

There was also raucous cheers, thunderous applause and laughter during Tony Walsh’s reading of ‘This Is The Place’.

But ...

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Mother of Manchester victim Saffie Rose Roussos doesn’t know she’s dead yet

The mother of the eight-year-old Manchester terror attack victim does not yet know that her daughter has died.

Saffie Rose Roussos is the youngest person known to have been killed in the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena, that killed 22 people and injured 119.

But her mother Lisa ...

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Terror threat level in UK raised to ‘Critical’ after Manchester attack

Theresa May has increased the UK’s terror threat level from severe to critical in the wake of the Manchester attack.

Critical is the highest possible threat level, and indicates that another attack is imminent.

In an address, the Prime Minister said that military personnel ...

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Man ‘armed with axe’ arrested at Birmingham vigil for Manchester

The Birmingham vigil for Manchester terror victims was put on hold after a man supposedly armed with a hatchet was arrested.

Around 1,000 people had gathered in the city’s main Victoria Square to light candles in solidarity with the victims of the Ariana Grande concert ...

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Party leaders’ election campaigns will be suspended again after Manchester terror attack

The party leaders’ campaigns for the General Election will remain suspended for a second day following the terror attack at Manchester Arena.

Theresa May, Jeremy Corbyn and Tim Farron all visited Manchester today – the prime minister chairing two meetings of the emergency Cobra ...

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Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi studied at Salford University

The suicide bomber who killed 22 people at Manchester Arena was a former student of Salford University.

Salman Abedi began a business and management course in 2014.

A source said he attended lectures for the first two years of his degree before dropping out. He would have graduated ...

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What we know about Salman Abedi, the man behind the Manchester terror attack

Around 21,000 people were watching Ariana Grande perform when Salman Abedi detonated a nail bomb near Manchester Arena.

With his one devastating, horrific move, the 22-year-old university dropout killed at least 22 people and injured another 119.

Many of the victims of Abedi’s ...

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Arsonists target Manchester mosque hours after terror attack

A mosque’s door was burned down within hours of the Manchester Arena suicide bombing, prompting fears of a race hate attack in retaliation.

The arson attack happened just a few miles away from the scene of the terrorist attack, which killed 22 people and injured 119.

Mohammad ...

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Missing teenager Laura MacIntyre has been found in a Manchester hospital

Missing Scottish teenager Laura MacIntyre has been found, and is being treated for serious injuries in a Manchester hospital.

Laura, from Barra, was reported missing after the terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert last night, sparking fears for her safety.

However, she has been ...

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Girl, 5, and 17-month-old baby survive car smashing into them on school run

A family are counting their blessings after a five-year-old girl and her baby sibling miraculously survived being hit by a car.

The two were hit on their way to the school.

Their mother has now said they are ‘lucky to be alive’ after the car pinned them against a ...

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British beaches are among the filthiest swimming places in Europe

Fears that Brexit will bring about an ecological disaster have increased after the UK’s beaches were ranked among the dirtiest in Europe.

A new study from the European Environmental Agency (EAA) has found British beaches to be the second filthiest, with only Ireland having a higher ...

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Salford University has reopened after reports of ‘suspicious package’

Salford University was evacuated after reports of a suspicious package, but it has now been reopened.

The university confirmed that people were being told to leave three buildings on Peel Park campus, before tweeting that a uni fashion show would go ahead as planned.

‘Police ...

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The most uplifting responses to the Manchester attack prove terrorism will never win

The heinous terrorist act in Manchester has been met with an inspirational response from people in the city and beyond.

Stories of Mancunians’ defiance and incredible selflessness prove that terrorism will never win – while a huge sum of money has been raised via an online ...

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Theresa May praises ‘unbreakable spirit’ of Manchester in condolences book

Theresa May has hailed the ‘unbreakable spirit’ of Mancunians as she signed the book of condolences for those killed in the terror attack.

The Prime Minister said that people would remember those who died and ‘celebrate those who helped’, insisting that ...

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People gather at vigil to remember Manchester terror victims

People have gathered at a vigil in Albert Square, Manchester, to pay tribute to those killed in last night’s terror attack.

Holding signs saying ‘I love MCR’, heartbroken Mancunians remembered the 22 people that died at the Ariana Grande concert.

Some people – ...

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Muslims have started a fundraiser using the hashtag #MuslimsforManchester

A number of Muslim groups in the UK have come together to set up a fundraiser for the victims and families caught up in the Manchester Arena attack last night.

The British Muslim Heritage Centre (BMHC) launched #MuslimsforManchester on LaunchGood to help with the immediate needs of ...

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Doctors say Charlie Gard ‘cannot see, hear, make a noise or move’

Doctors at Great Ormond Street Hospital have said a baby at the centre of a life-support treatment dispute ‘cannot see, hear, make a noise or move’.

The statement comes after US doctors said they are ‘less enthusiastic’ about the child flying to America for ...

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Governor of the Bank of England falls for hoax emails and reveals awkward secrets

The governor of the Bank of England was exposed today for having fallen for an embarrassing email hoax.

Mark Carney, who was the first Canadian to run the Bank, made awkward comments about a former governor.

It comes after other bankers have replied to emails purporting to be from ...

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Manchester’s top police say ‘we won’t tolerate hate’ after Ariana Grande terror attack

The chief constable of Greater Manchester Police has urged the city not to ‘tolerate hate’ following the deadly bombing that killed 22 people.

In his latest statement about the attack at the end of an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena, chief constable Ian Hopkins said ...

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