Sutton Guardian

Woman arrested over Manchester bombing after armed police search flats

A woman has been arrested in connection with the Manchester bombing after armed police swarmed a block of flats in the north of the city.

Residents heard a “huge bang” as officers carrying firearms raided an address in Blackley on Wednesday evening.

Greater Manchester ...

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Great Manchester Run to go ahead but Chelsea’s parade off after terror attack

The Great Manchester Run will go ahead on Sunday following discussions over security.

Organisers believe the decision to press ahead with Europe’s largest 10-kilometre race, which will be held alongside a separate half-marathon, can show Manchester’s resilience in the wake of ...

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Lionel Messi loses Supreme Court appeal over tax fraud conviction

Lionel Messi has lost his Supreme Court appeal over a tax fraud conviction in Spain.

The court confirmed the 21-month prison sentence handed to Messi for defrauding tax authorities of 4.1 million euro (£3.5 million) from 2007-09.

He is not expected to go to prison because sentences ...

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Ryan rejects Trump’s branding of Comey as ‘nut job’

House Speaker Paul Ryan has rejected President Donald Trump’s assessment that former FBI director James Comey is a “nut job”.

“Yeah, I don’t agree with that. And he’s not,” Mr Ryan told the Axios website.

Mr Ryan said he likes Mr Comey, who ...

yesterday 20:13 open_in_new
Pledge of free breakfasts for pupils could cost more than £60m, Tories admit

A Conservative pledge to offer all primary school children a free breakfast could cost more than £60 million, the party has acknowledged.

The price could escalate if many more youngsters than expected take up the offer, a spokesman said, although he added that evidence suggests that ...

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Manchester bomber’s brother aware of attack plans, says Libyan security force

The brother of the alleged Manchester bomber had links to the Islamic State group and was aware of his brother’s plans, a Libyan security force said.

The Special Deterrent anti-terror force said in a statement on its Facebook page that the arrest of Hashim Abedi took place in Tripoli ...

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Gilles Simon sees off Kyle Edmund to reach quarter-finals of Lyon Open

Gilles Simon came from behind to beat Britain’s Kyle Edmund 3-6 7-5 6-4 to secure a place in the quarter-finals of the Lyon Open.

The British number two had continued his momentum from Tuesday’s victory over Brazilian Thiago Monteiro by forcing an early break to lead 3-1 and ...

yesterday 19:07 open_in_new
Eoin Morgan leads the way as England set South Africa target of 340

Eoin Morgan’s 10th one-day century for England provided the backbone as the hosts posted 339 for six in the first match of the Royal London One-Day Series against South Africa.

Morgan’s 107 at Headingley was a real captain’s contribution, paced intelligently over 93 balls ...

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Pierre Rolland breaks clear to win 17th stage of Giro d’Italia

Frenchman Pierre Rolland broke clear to claim a superb win in the 17th stage of the Giro d’Italia.

Rolland got clear of the pack eight kilometres from the end of the 219km stage from Tirano to Canazei and was not challenged as he powered to victory.

His triumph delivered a ...

yesterday 19:07 open_in_new
Twenty being treated for ‘horrific injuries’ following Manchester attack

Some 20 people are being treated for “horrific injuries” in critical care following the Manchester attack, a senior NHS official has said.

Jon Rouse, chief officer of the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership, confirmed that some people have life-threatening ...

yesterday 18:01 open_in_new
National General Election campaigning to resume on Friday

General Election campaigning will get back under way nationally on Friday after a three-day pause in respect for the victims of the Manchester bomb.

Conservatives, Labour, Greens and the Scottish National Party all announced they will restart low-key local campaigning on Thursday, before ...

yesterday 18:01 open_in_new
Suspect arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

Armed police swooped on a street in Wigan as they made the fifth arrest in the investigation into the Manchester bombing.

The town centre was in lockdown as officers carrying automatic weapons carried out the raid.

Witnesses say a man was tackled to the ground in Upper Dicconson ...

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Per Mertesacker unsure if he is fit enough to play in FA Cup final

Arsenal’s Per Mertesacker has revealed he has no idea if he is fit enough to play in Saturday’s FA Cup final against Chelsea but has had to prepare himself to do so.

The club captain, 32, is in contention to start with Laurent Koscielny suspended, Gabriel Paulista injured and ...

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We won’t be broken by terror, say Man United fans as supporters unite

Manchester United fans stood unbowed in the wake of the attack that rocked their city, with supporters uniting at home and abroad ahead of the Europa League final.

A long, arduous continental campaign comes to a conclusion on Wednesday evening as Jose Mourinho’s men take on Ajax at ...

yesterday 18:01 open_in_new
Lewis Hamilton driven to commemorate Manchester victims in Monaco

Lewis Hamilton has vowed to carry the victims of the Manchester terror attack in his heart as Formula One prepares to mark its respects at the Monaco Grand Prix.

I am praying for all those affected in Manchester and their loved ones ????????

— Lewis Hamilton (@LewisHamilton) ...

yesterday 18:01 open_in_new
Labour to resume national General Election campaign on Friday

Labour’s General Election campaign will resume on Friday, a party spokesman has said.

Jeremy Corbyn will resume his party’s national campaign, which had been suspended since the terror attack in Manchester on Monday.

A Labour spokesman added that the full range of local ...

yesterday 16:55 open_in_new
Vincent Kompany praises Manchester’s resilience in wake of terror attack

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has vowed to support the victims of Monday’s terrorist attack and praised the city’s resilience.

The defender hailed the emergency services after a suicide bomber killed 22 people and wounded more than 50 at Manchester Arena after an ...

yesterday 16:55 open_in_new
Wayne Rooney dilemma for England manager Gareth Southgate

Boss Gareth Southgate faces a dilemma over Wayne Rooney’s future ahead of his latest England squad announcement.

The Three Lions’ all-time leading goalscorer’s international career could be over if he is not included for the games against Scotland and France next month. ...

yesterday 16:55 open_in_new
‘We’ve received no complaints’: Council claims about rubbish bin collection service

No formal complaints were made about the new waste collections in the first two weeks after the bungled service was rolled out, according to Sutton Council officers.

The failed launch led to the creation of the #suttonbinshame Twitter hashtag and drew criticism from residents who ...

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My son is innocent, says father of alleged Manchester bomber

The father of the alleged Manchester arena attacker has denied that his son is linked to militants or the suicide bombing that killed 22 people.

Ramadan Abedi said he spoke to his 22-year-old son Salman Abedi five days ago and he was getting ready to visit Saudi Arabia and sounded ...

yesterday 15:49 open_in_new
Soldiers at key sites to free up armed police in terror response, MSPs told

Troops will be deployed at Ministry of Defence and civil nuclear sites across Scotland to free up armed officers in the wake of the Manchester terror attack, Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed.

Scotland’s First Minister said military personnel would secure 12 sites north of the border ...

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