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Joey Barton has football ban reduced by almost five months after appeal

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 20:28
Joey Barton's ban from football is reduced by almost five months after an appeal by the former Burnley midfielder.
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Manchester police Taser 'crossbow-carrying knifeman'

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 18:45
Greater Manchester Police says officers used a Taser and baton launcher while detaining suspect.
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A man seen carrying a crossbow and a knife is arrested in Manchester

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 18:42
Police used a Taser and baton rounds on the man
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Kgosi Ntlhe: Rochdale sign defender on a free transfer from Stevenage

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 17:13
Rochdale sign former Peterborough United defender Kgosi Ntlhe on a free transfer from League Two Stevenage.
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Hotel plans for Manchester's London Road Fire Station approved

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 16:08
The Grade II-listed building is opposite Piccadilly Station and has been empty for many years.
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East Lancashire Railway attacked by vandals

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 15:45
About 40 East Lancashire Railway carriage windows were smashed in Bury.
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Will Salford or Wigan make the Challenge Cup final?

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:36
Holders Hull FC, Salford, Leeds and Wigan are all in the hunt for Wembley places in the Challenge Cup semi-finals.
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Cheshire police chief demands race law change for diversity

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 14:04
Cheshire's chief constable says he looked into "breaking the law" to employ more minority officers
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Manchester City thrash Real Madrid 4-1 in Los Angeles but Mendy not ready

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 08:03
Coach Pep Guardiola says £52m signing Benjamin Mendy will be missing for "two or three weeks" after Manchester City beat Real Madrid 4-1 in Los Angeles.
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'Time for change': Encouraging working class actors to rise again

Thu, 07/27/2017 - 01:49
One of Britain's top playwrights is trying to redress the class imbalance in the acting industry.
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Anti-Semitic incidents 'at record level in UK'

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 23:55
A total of 767 reports were made in the first six months of 2017, including 80 physical attacks.
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Mike Grimshaw death: Tribute to stabbed father

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 20:08
The family of Mike Grimshaw, 34, who was stabbed in the neck, say they are heartbroken by his death.
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Jehovah's Witnesses let sex offender interrogate victims

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 18:28
Jehovah's Witnesses let victims of abuse face "inappropriate and demeaning questioning", the Charity Commission says.
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Letter from missing Rochdale dog owner goes viral

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 16:26
A 'heartbreaking' letter by the owner of a deaf dog who went missing in June goes viral.
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Philip Mulryne: From Premier League to priesthood

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 14:47
Former Manchester United and Norwich player Philip Mulryne explains why he quit football to become a Catholic priest.
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Super League: Wigan Warriors to face Hull FC in Australia in 2018

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 12:03
Wigan Warriors will face Hull FC in Australia in 2018 in the first Super League game to be played outside Europe.
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Keep Challenge Cup final at Wembley - Wane

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:09
Wigan boss Shaun Wane says he would "not take kindly" to the Challenge Cup final being moved from its current venue Wembley.
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Inquiry launched over sex abuse claims at Fosters Menswear

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:42
An 80-year-old man is interviewed after reported sex crimes at two Fosters Menswear stores in the 1970s.
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Cities in England's north pressing for more money

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:09
Councils say they are concerned ministers have become less committed to the Northern Powerhouse.
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Castleford start Super 8s at home to St Helens

Wed, 07/26/2017 - 08:00
Super League leaders Castleford Tigers will begin the Super 8s phase of the season at home to St Helens on 3 August.
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