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Mum Of Sophie Lancaster And Educating Manchester Star Among No2H8 Crime Awards Finalists

The Huffington Post | Kate Forrester | Posted 10.10.2017 | UK Politics

The mum of Sophie Lancaster, a schoolboy TV star and a police detective dedicated to ending forced marriage are among those who will be honoured at an...

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...

Manchester Evening News's Response To Pride Haters Is Amazing

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 27.08.2017 | UK

For the 25th year, thousands of people celebrated this year’s Pride in Manchester, parading through the city in solidarity with the gay, bisexual an...

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 ...

Teenage Boy Drowns While Cooling Off On Hottest Day Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 20.06.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A teenager has drowned in a reservoir in Rochdale while swimming with friends on the hottest day of the year so far. According to police, the boy got...

The Father Of Manchester Bomber Salman Abedi Has Spoken Out

The Huffington Post | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK

The father of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi has said his son is innocent, and has confirmed UK police have arrested another son. Abedi’s father, Ra...

First Picture Of Manchester Bomber Salman Abedi Revealed As Details Of Libya Trip Emerge

The Huffington Post | Steven Hopkins | Posted 24.05.2017 | UK

The man responsible for killing 22 people at Manchester Arena was known “up to a point” to the intelligence services, Amber Rudd confirmed on Wedn...

Public Donate More Than £200k To Support Families Of Manchester Suicide Bombing Victims

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK

Money has poured in to a crowdfunder to raise money to support the families of those killed in the Manchester suicide bombing. A JustGiving page, set ...

Brother Of Charlie Bartlett, Student Found Dead After Night Out, Has Message For Young Clubbers

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK Universities & Education

The brother of a Manchester University student who died on a night out has urged young people to look after each other when out drinking. The body of ...

Manchester College Put Under Lockdown Over 'Gun Threats'

The Huffington Post | Jasmin Gray | Posted 19.04.2017 | UK Universities & Education

A Manchester college was placed under lockdown today after “gun threats” were made on social media. Students at Tameside College in Ashton-under-...

Labour Rows Over Manchester Gorton 'Helping Lib Dems'

The Huffington Post | Paul Waugh | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK Politics

An internal Labour battle over the Manchester Gorton by-election risks gifting the seat to the Liberal Democrats, party sources have told HuffPost UK....

Snow Causes Manchester Airport To Shut Runway As Weather Warnings Issued

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 28.02.2017 | UK

The Met Office has issued severe weather warnings as the country continues to experience wintery weather. Yellow “be aware” warnings were in place...

Jeremy Corbyn Accuses BBC Of Reporting 'Fake News' That He Is Quitting

The Huffington Post | Ned Simons | Posted 09.02.2017 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn has accused the BBC of reporting “fake news” after he was asked about reports he had made plans to quit. The Labour leader told BBC ...

'I Want To Get Back In There'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.03.2013 | UK Sport

Former WBA heavyweight champion David Haye has grown tired of waiting for a challenge from either of the Klitschko brothers to arrive. Haye, 32, an...

Nazi Dress Causes Outrage At 'Wartime Weekend' Event

Huffington Post UK | Posted 06.06.2012 | UK

A re-enactment of wartime Europe in Ramsbottom has upset members of the local community after participants appeared wearing swastikas, Nazi uniform an...

Sir Alex Ferguson - The King of Old Trafford

Collette Walsh | Posted 04.01.2012 | UK
Collette Walsh

Now, I'm not a clever-socks sports journalist by the way (I've largely been a women's feature writer the last 17 years) but the reason I wanted to put finger-tip to keyboard today and write is simply this: as well as a fan, as a journalist, I will always have a huge, lasting respect for Sir Alex.