Greater Manchester Police

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...

Moss Side Evacuation As Police Hunt For Manchester Bombing Network Continues

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 27.05.2017 | UK

An evacuation in Moss Side is under way as part of an ongoing search linked to the Manchester Arena bombing, Greater Manchester Police said on Saturda...

Army Bomb Disposal Called To College In Hulme, Manchester, As Suspicious Package Deemed Safe

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK

The army bomb disposal unit was called to a college in the Hulme area of Manchester on Thursday as the city remains on high alert following Monday’s...

Greater Manchester Police Stop Passing Bombing Information To US After Leaks

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 25.05.2017 | UK

Theresa May has said she will make clear to Donald Trump that intelligence shared between America and Britain “must remain secure” after Greater M...

Sure, I'm Terrorised, But The Spirit Of Manchester Will Prevail

Michael Taylor | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK
Michael Taylor

After the Paris attacks I did a painful and emotional review of the Saturday papers for the BBC Radio Manchester, amongst the guests we disagreed about whether this was relevant to local radio. I argued that it was. I could only conclude that being who we are, living as we do, is why they hate us.

Panicked Shoppers And Staff Flee Arndale Mall As Police Evacuate Premises

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

There were panicked scenes in Manchester shortly after 11am on Tuesday as police cleared shoppers and workers from a busy shopping centre. Police des...

Fox News Regular Torn Apart Over 'Lies' About Manchester After Suicide Attack

The Huffington Post | Christopher York | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

A Fox News regular has carried on the network’s tradition of fundamentally misunderstanding the UK with a series of tweets sent in the aftermath of ...

6 Ways You Can Help In The Wake Of The Manchester Suicide Bombing

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

As the nation reels from a suicide bombing at the Manchester Arena on Monday night, thoughts are now turning to how to help those affected. At least 2...

Tweet 'Warning Of Manchester Arena Attack Sent Hours Before Bombing'

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

Greater Manchester police have been alerted to a number of social media posts appearing to warn of the suicide bombing which has claimed 22 lives. Is...

Here's What You Can Do If You're Worried About Someone #MissingInManchester

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

Friends and relatives of those still unaccounted for following a suicide attack in Manchester have shared images of their loved ones in a bid to find ...

22 Dead And 59 Injured After Blast At Ariana Grande Concert In Manchester

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

IN SUMMARY: Police say 22 people were killed and about 59 were injured in an explosion at a pop concert in Manchester. Children are known to be amongs...

Girl, 11, Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries After 25ft Fall From Mall Escalator In Rochdale

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 22.05.2017 | UK

Witnesses have told how a distraught mother cradled her daughter after she fell 25 feet (7m) from an escalator inside a shopping centre in Rochdale, s...

Rochdale Sex Abusers Are Still At Large, Detective Claims

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 18.05.2017 | UK

A number of potential offenders linked to the Rochdale child abuse scandal are still at large, a former detective who played a key role in bringing so...