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Tag Archives: Manchester Arena

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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Sadiq Khan asks Muslims to pray for Manchester victims in Ramadan

LONDON: Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has asked London’s Muslim community to pray during Ramadan for those affected by the “appalling and cowardly” attack on Manchester Arena. In a video statement to mark the beginning of Islam’s holy month, Mr Khan wished Muslims in London and elsewhere a “peaceful and blessed” Ramadan, ...

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The Bombing at a Manchester Concert

The pink balloons, floating above the maelstrom of panicked concertgoers, are what struck me first. Images of innocence, bumping along above hordes of shrieking children, many of whom refused to release their balloons even as they fled the arena. Do you remember your first pop concert? That first time you ...

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Manchester Run WILL go ahead after terror attack

MANCHESTER: Organisers of the GreatCity Games and Great Manchester Run have announced that both events will take place as planned despite Monday’s (May 22) terrorist attack. The GreatCity Games is due to take over the streets of the city on Friday (May 26) at a purpose built athletics arena in ...

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Manchester Arena attack: the mayor’s response

MANCHESTER: When Andy Burnham, a former British government minister, won the election to be Greater Manchester’s Metro Mayor recently he was probably focused on plans for the region’s transport, policing and housing – and, of course, all the behind the scenes political work that goes on when a new role ...

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Manchester terror attack: IS claims bombing

MANCHESTER: Islamic State has claimed responsibility for Monday night’s suicide bombing at an Ariana Grande concert, which killed 22 people, including an eight-year-old girl. The attack was carried out with explosives planted at Manchester Arena. The claim came shortly after a 23-year-old man was arrested in the south of the ...

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