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8 minutes ago
George Clooney is the latest Hollywood star to feature in an ad for Bolton-based bakery, @Warburtons He joins the likes of Robert De Niro and Sylvester Stallone, who've previously featured in adverts for the bakery. https://t.co/278FCLeVga
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11 hours ago
A police officer's criticism of senior colleagues on duty at Hillsborough was removed from his account after a lawyer invited him to review it, a jury heard https://t.co/HlmAAd4wDB
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12 hours ago
A police chief told the public inquiry into the Manchester Arena attack he deliberately broke policy on the night of the 2017 bombing "to save lives" https://t.co/8siNG34g1O
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12 hours ago
Wigan Warriors have fined Tony Chubb 2 weeks wages after he made a racial slur towards a Polynesian opponent in last week's Superleague game against Hull. An independent tribunal has already banned him for eight games. https://t.co/vizbzQCEKc
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12 hours ago
BREAKING: Jimmy Saville's former chauffeur Ray Teret has died in Manchester's Strangeways jail aged 80. He was serving life for 7 rapes and 11 indecent assaults on girls as young as 13. At one stage he was a Radio Caroline DJ. It's understood he died from cancer. https://t.co/zSrLq8aArr
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13 hours ago
A relative of Bolton stabbing victim Reece Tansey says he might still be alive if police had taken a call from Reece's mother more seriously. Her cousin Jordan Coghiel says she rang @gmpolice after trouble last week when Reece was accused of breaking a car window: https://t.co/vxpp20AUqJ
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14 hours ago
Police in Bolton investigating the murder of 15-year-old Reece Tansey say they believe the fatal stabbing was an "isolated and targeted" attack. They've arrested two boys aged 14 and 15. The detective leading the inquiry says specially-trained officers are helping Reece's family: https://t.co/AGhz8j0nNH
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Abbie Jones
15 hours ago
BREAKING: The family of schoolboy Reece Tansey, who was stabbed to death in Bolton, say they believe his death could have been prevented. They’ve told me his mother called police after an incident a week before. Greater Manchester Police say it’s too early to comment @BBCNWT https://t.co/1JQ8ZwAbUs
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15 hours ago
Manchester Arena bomb plotter Hashem Abedi and Parsons Green bomber Ahmed Hassan are charged with assaulting an officer in Belmarsh jail. They're due to stand trial in December. Both refuse to recognise the court. Hassan today told the judge "I hate you very much, you evil man." https://t.co/3UhLUuST7x
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15 hours ago
Police say a dispute between rival gangs led to six thugs rampaging through a Lancashire college armed with a machete, Samurai sword, hammer and baseball bats. They've all now been jailed for terms ranging between 14 and 21 months. https://t.co/DXtojFjsEX https://t.co/sV6uMnqVtg
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Manchester Arena bomb plotter Hashem Abedi will stand trial in December over the assault of 2 prison officers at Belmarsh jail last May. He was jailed last year for at least 55 years for 22 murders. An inmate from Manchester is also accused of assault. https://t.co/PCcICW5F7E https://t.co/8TFQDANZCR
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16 hours ago
12 North West Debenhams stores are to close next month after the firm announced its remaining 49 shops will shut by May 15. The shops are in Blackpool, Stockport, Wigan, Barrow, Blackburn, Chester, Preston, Warrington, Cheshire Oaks, Liverpool, Manchester and the Trafford Centre. https://t.co/7HQMrKkAm2
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16 hours ago
@gmpolice Chief Inspector Dave Sexton says he deliberately decided not to tell fire and ambulance services he'd declared 'Operation Plato', a planned response to a terrorist firearms attack. He says if he had "they would've been withdrawn from the scene,leaving critically injured people" https://t.co/ndtWK2fgWo
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16 hours ago
@gmpolice Chief Inspector Dale Sexton has told the public inquiry into the Manchester Arena bombing that he failed to initiate a multi-agency response, and failed to tell other emergency services he had declared 'Operation Plato', a pre-planned response to a terrorist firearms attack. https://t.co/1sgOEr4jAL
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16 hours ago
@gmpolice Chief Inspector Dale Sexton, who was @gmpolice Force Duty Officer on the night of the Manchester Arena bombing, has told the public inquiry he felt ‘swamped’. He asked someone on the Force Duty Officer Whatsapp group to come in and help. But no-one was available. https://t.co/JAUC7Ke6KJ
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Abbie Jones
16 hours ago
BREAKING: 2 boys aged 14 and 15 have been arrested over the fatal stabbing yesterday of Bolton teenager Reece Tansey. The 15-year-old was found with several stab wounds on Walker Avenue. Police are renewing their calls for witnesses. More on @BBCNWT at 1830 https://t.co/kdMz0qhhWi
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