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Homeless man cradled dying woman in his arms

A rough sleeper has tearfully described the moment a woman died in his arms from the explosion set off as fans left the Manchester Arena.
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Police close to the Manchester Arena the morning after a suspected terrorist attack at the end of a concert by US star Ariana Grande left 22 dead.

Region's football clubs shocked by Manchester Arena terror attack

Football clubs across the region have expressed shock and sadness after a bomb in the city killed 22 people on Monday night.
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UPDATE: Children and young people confirmed among the dead after 'terrorist incident' in Manchester

Twenty two people were killed and 59 people were injured in the Manchester Arena attack on Monday night, Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins said.
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Andy Burnham: Manchester bombing an 'evil act' targeting children

Andy Burnham, the Greater Manchester metro mayor, has said the attack was an "evil act" that had caused anger, shock and hurt.
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The scene at Manchester Royal Infirmary as the death toll from the Manchester bomb attack rose to 22 with 59 injured,

MANCHESTER BOMBING: Everything we know so far

Here is what we know so far about the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.
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Latest statement on incident at Manchester Arena

MANCHESTER BOMBING: Latest police statement in full

Here is the statement by Chief Constable Ian Hopkins in full.
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Police dog Bentley proved to be the hero of the hour during a failed attempt to break into  a cash machine in Read.

Canine Bentley is hero of the hour after saw attack on cash machine

Two men have been arrested after using a saw to try to break into a garage in Simonstone in the early hours of this morning.

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Two people were arrested after a drugs raid at a shop in Burnley town centre

Arrests made after town centre shop drugs raid

Two people have been arrested after a drugs raid in Burnley town centre.

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Police are appealing for help after a 14-year-old boy was attacked and robbed.

Police appeal after teenager attacked in bike robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage boy was punched and robbed by two other boys yesterday.

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Police are keen to trace John Megginson who has been missing from home since yesterday.

Have you seen this man?

An appeal has gone out for a man who has been missing since yesterday morning.
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Lancashire Constabulary is looking for more cadets

Would you like to become a police cadet?

Young people between the ages of 13-18 who are looking for adventure, new skills and to work within their local communities, are being invited to consider joining the Lancashire Police Cadets.

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Amy Cowburn kicked out at PC Stuart Shorrock.

Notorious drunk woman swung at and kicked police

A drunk woman assaulted an officer after police found her sitting on a settee next to a woman who was bleeding, a court heard.

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Jamie Louise Eltoft admitted criminal damage to the tune of 700 and was fined 80 and ordered to pay 250 compensation.

Schizophrenic spat at officers detaining her for kicking her ex's new girlfriend's door

A schizophrenic who booted her ex's new partner's door attacked a police officer after she was arrested and taken into custody, a court has heard.

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A woman, with a criminal record for theft dating back 17 years, has appeared before Burnley magistrates for taking food from a convenience store.

Store thief helped herself to haul of food

A thief, who pinched food worth £36.08 from a convenience store, was given a 12 month conditional discharge.

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The 27-year-old defendant abused police officers.

Bi-polar man charged after abusing police

A troubled young man "ranted" at police from his bedroom window and threatened to climb onto the roof when officers turned up on a welfare check, a court has heard.

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The court heard how the defendant believed he was not over the limit as he had only been drinking shandy.

Drink-driver forced to turn to benefits

A man who was caught behind the wheel whilst over the limit after will probably lose his job as a driver, a court has heard, with his solicitor explaining that he will probably have to claim benefits.
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A drink driver who appeared before Burnley Magistrates Court fears he may lose his job,

Drink driver fears he may lose his job, court told

A drink driver who got behind the wheel after a " small amount of wine " had put his job at risk, a court heard.

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Do you know this man?

Police hunting flasher

Police are continuing to appeal for information after a man indecently exposed himself in the Nelson area.

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Burnley Magistrates' Court

Drunk kicked wing mirror off

A drunken man who kicked a woman's wing mirror off went round and apologised after he got locked up, a court heard.

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IAN BRADY: Lancashire police officer who found the first body on the Moors speaks about his involvement in the cases that shocked the nation

IAN BRADY: Lancashire police officer who found the first body on the Moors speaks about his involvement in the cases that shocked the nation

In 2015, to mark the 50th anniversary of the first body being found on Saddleworth Moors, reporter Catherine Musgrove spoke to the policeman whose steely determination helped bring Brady and Hindley to justice.

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