Wednesday, 18 September 2019

Tag Archives: Greater Manchester

Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage

MANCHESTER: Ariana Grande performed in Manchester on Sunday for the first time since her One Love benefit concert. The 26-year-old star was left devastated in May 2017 when a terrorist bomb killed 22 people and injured more than 250 others at her concert at Manchester Arena and while she returned ...

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Fake Asian Cab Driver Sexually Assaulting Woman, Jailed

MANCHESTER: Fake taxi driver Nadeem Sultan, aged 46, of Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, was jailed on July 24, 2019, for two years after sexually assaulting a woman. Chester Crown Court heard he sexually assaulted the 22-year-old woman who on her way home from Chester. In the early hours of December ...

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UK police probe Manchester knifings as ‘terrorist’ attack

MANCHESTER: A British police probe into a triple stabbing at a Manchester railway station on New Year’s Eve which injured three people is now being treated as “a terrorist investigation”, the city’s top officer said on Tuesday. Counter-terrorism officials have arrested a man who remains in police custody, and are searching ...

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Taylor Swift remembers Manchester victims

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(Photo by Suzi Pratt/LP5/Getty Images for TAS) LONDON: Taylor Swift has praised Manchester’s “incredible resilience” as she opens the UK leg of her tour in the city. The star paused her show to remember the 22 people who lost their lives in a terrorist attack after an Ariana Grande concert ...

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Manchester attack hero jailed for stealing from victims

MANCHESTER: The homeless man initially hailed as a hero following last year’s Manchester terror attack – until it was revealed he actually stole from dying victims – will have a home in jail for the next four years. Chris Parker, 33, claimed he sprang into action after the terror bombing ...

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Stockport woman says she killed dad

MANCHESTER: A body has been found after a woman went to a police station in Greater Manchester and claimed she had killed a man and buried his body in a garden. On Tuesday, officers began to dig up a garden in Reddish, Stockport and later said human remains had been ...

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British Asian teen with allergy died after eating chicken burger

MANCHESTER: An inquest was set at last to resume into the death of a Wigan student today – almost three years after the tragedy. Shahida Shahid died after suffering an apparent allergic reaction to a meal she had just eaten. The 18-year-old, who attended Winstanley College, lost her fight for ...

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Police arrest man for killing British Pakistani

MANCHESTER: Mohammed Aftab’s body was discovered on Dyehouse Lane, Rochdale on Monday 25 December. The 21-year-old had suffered multiple head injuries and stab wounds to his neck. A murder investigation was launched and a 26-year-old man was arrested from Preston on suspicion of murder. He remains in police custody. Paying ...

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Boxer Amir Khan to celebrate birthday with Faryal Makhdoom

BIRMINGHAM: Boxing legend Amir Khan is to celebrate his 31st birthday with a knockout party at a city shisha lounge. The Bolton-born former world champion recently flew back from Australia after finishing fifth in this year’s I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here! competition. But he will be driven ...

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