Thursday, 4 March 2021

Tag Archives: Greater Manchester

Manchester earns prestigious Unesco City of Literature status

MANCHESTER has been awarded City of Literature status, joining a club of 27 such cities around the world. The city’s successful application was put together by Manchester City Council, the universities, and the Manchester Literature Festival. Manchester, home to the UK’s oldest public lending library and is the birthplace of ...

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Brother of Manchester bomber Salman Abedi to face trial in Libya

Libya’s interior ministry issued this photo of Hashem Abedi in May MANCHESTER bomber Salman Abedi’s brother will soon go on trial in Libya over his suspected role in the attack. Libya’s chief investigator in the case told the media that Hashem Abedi is suspected of having helped his brother in ...

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Manchester Arena relatives to get £250,000

MANCHESTER: The families of those killed in the Manchester Arena terror attack are to receive £250,000 each, after more than £15m was donated by the public to the We Love Manchester Fund. Twenty-two people were killed and scores injured when a bomb exploded after an Ariana Grande concert in May. ...

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British actor Michael Enright quits Hollywood to fight ISIS

LONDON: A ‘Pirates of The Carribean’ actor who starred alongside film stars like Tom Cruise and Johnny Depp is now has quit the Hollywood to fight against global terror outfit Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) in Syria. Michael Enright joined the Kurdish rebel force YPG in 2015 after seeing footage of US ...

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Amir Khan Attacked and Chased By Angry Gang in Boston

MANCHESTER: Former world champion Amir Khan was attacked and chased through the streets during what was described as a terrifying road rage incident after being chased through the streets by a group of men. Khan was driving through his hometown of Bolton when the incident took place. He was called the local police ...

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