Greater Manchester Police

Training And Partnerships Key To Dealing With Rising Hate Crimes Against Mosques

Shaukat Warraich | Posted 11.10.2017 | UK
Shaukat Warraich

Worrying new figures released by police forces has revealed that hate crimes against Mosques have more than doubled from 2016 to 2017. There were a re...

Hate Crimes Targeting Mosques In UK More Than Doubles In A Year

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 09.10.2017 | UK

Hate crimes targeting mosques and other Muslim places of worship across the UK more than doubled between 2016 and 2017. Police forces recorded 110 hat...

Husband Of Detective Found Dead In Cheshire Lake Charged With Murder

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 03.10.2017 | UK

The husband of a detective whose body was found in a lake has been charged with her murder. Leanne McKie, 39, a serving Greater Manchester Police (GMP...

Husband Charged With Murder Of Greater Manchester Police Detective Leanne McKie

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 02.10.2017 | UK

The husband of a serving police detective who was pulled dead from a lake has been charged with her murder. Darren McKie, 43, has been charged with th...

'Hang The Tories' Banner Triggers Outrage And Disgust Ahead Of Party's Conference

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 01.10.2017 | UK

Police have removed a banner over a bridge in Salford that said “hang the Tories”, as people arriving for the Conservative Party conference reacte...

Police Confirm Body Pulled From Lake Was Serving Detective As Murder Probe Is Launched

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 30.09.2017 | UK

The body woman pulled from a lake in Cheshire was a serving detective, police have confirmed as a murder investigation into her death was launched. Gr...

Poynton Park Body In Lake Believed To Be Serving Police Officer

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 29.09.2017 | UK

A woman’s body found in a lake is believed to be that of a serving officer with Greater Manchester Police, investigators have said. Cheshire Police ...

11 People Arrested In Probe Into Far Right Group National Action

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.09.2017 | UK

Eleven men have been arrested as part of an investigation into banned far right group National Action. Eleven properties are being searched, police sa...

Man Appears In Court Over Stabbing Of Surgeon Outside Hale Mosque

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 26.09.2017 | UK

A 28-year-old man has been charged with stabbing a Muslim surgeon outside a mosque in Hale on Sunday. Ian Anthony Rook, of no fixed abode, was charg...

Surgeon Stabbed Outside Mosque Has 'No Hatred' Towards Attackers

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.09.2017 | UK

A surgeon stabbed on his way to a mosque on Sunday has forgiven his attackers saying he and his family have “no hatred, or anger” towards them. Dr...

Stockport Armed Stand-Off Ends Safely After Man Refused To Leave Home

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.09.2017 | UK

An armed siege in Stockport has ended safely after several hours, local media has reported. A 39-year-old man locked himself in a house in Woodley ear...

Man Who Murdered Teen In Broad Daylight Sentenced To 31 Years For 'Chilling' Attack

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 14.09.2017 | UK

A man who killed 18-year-old Ellen Higginbottom in broad daylight has been sentenced to at least 31 years in prison for her “brutal” murder. Mark...

Homeless 'Hero' From Manchester Bombing Charged With Bank Card Theft On The Night

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 16.08.2017 | UK

A man hailed as a homeless hero following the Manchester bombing is due to appear in court charged with stealing a bank card from Manchester Arena on ...

'Horrific Screams' Heard As Toddler Killed In 'Tragic' Accident Outside Manchester Hotel

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.08.2017 | UK

Witnesses have told how they heard “horrific” screams after a toddler was killed in a “truly tragic” car accident outside a Manchester hotel. ...

Police Swoop In After Man Spotted Walking Down Street With Crossbow On His Back

The Huffington Post | Jack Sommers | Posted 27.07.2017 | UK

Police have swooped in with a dog and a Taser after a man was spotted carrying a crossbow as he walked down a street in central Manchester. Witnesses ...

Teens Rushed To Hospital With Carbon Monoxide Poisoning After School Scuba Lesson

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 29.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

Police have launched an investigation after a group of teenage boys were rushed to hospital with carbon monoxide poisoning following a school scuba di...

One Dead And Four Critical After Taking Highly Potent 'Pink Champagne' MDMA

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 26.06.2017 | UK

One man has died and four others are in a critical condition after taking what is believed to be a form of the drug MDMA over the weekend, police have...

16-Year-Old Boy Charged With Rape Of Girl, Eight, In Moston Park, Manchester

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK

A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the rape of an eight-year-old girl in a park in Moston on Saturday, Greater Manchester Police has said. The b...

Teen Boy Arrested On Suspicion Of Attempted Rape Of Girl, Eight, In Park

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.06.2017 | UK

A teenage boy has been arrested on suspicion of the attempted rape of an eight-year-old girl in a park. Greater Manchester Police said officers were c...

Murder Probe After Man Is Hit By Tram In Manchester

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 13.06.2017 | UK

UPDATE: Woman Charged With Murder After Man Is Hit By Tram A woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was hit by a tram. Greater Ma...

Man Arrested At Heathrow Airport In Connection With Manchester Arena Bombing

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK

A man has been arrested at Heathrow Airport in connection with the Manchester Arena bombing. The 38-year-old was held on suspicion of terror offences ...

Evacuation Underway In Manchester After Police Find Car 'Significant' To Bombing Probe

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 02.06.2017 | UK

Police investigating the Manchester suicide bombing have evacuated an area in the south of the city after finding a car which they say “may be signi...

Manchester Arena Bomber Bought Most Of The Key Parts To Make His Bomb

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 31.05.2017 | UK

Salman Abedi bought most of the key component parts of the suicide bomb he detonated in the Manchester Arena terror attack, police said. Many of his m...

Manchester Attack: Two Men Arrested As 13 Held In Custody

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 28.05.2017 | UK

A 25-year-old man and a 19-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of terror offences, Greater Manchester Police has said. Officers investigating...

Manchester Bombing Victim's Family Criticises Government After Death Of Daughter

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 28.05.2017 | UK

Manchester bombing victim Georgina Callander’s family has hit out at the Government over her death, saying it must “open its eyes” or more paren...