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Greater Manchester Police have confirmed the name of the suspect suicide bomber as Salman Abedi, 22.

Greater Manchester Police said the priority was to establish whether Abedi had worked alone or not.

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Sir Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore dies, aged 89

The former James Bond star has passed away, according to his family.
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Northern Rail will cancel planned strikes

RMT suspends strike action on Merseyrail, Northern Rail and Southern Rail

Rail strikes have been cancelled in the wake of the Manchester terror attack.
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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

Plea to blood donors after Manchester concert blast

Blood donors are being encouraged to keep their appointments to give blood following the explosion at a concert in Manchester.

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Some 15% of all streaming happens between midnight and 6am

We binge on comedy for breakfast and drama for lunch, Netflix says

Netflix viewers are most likely to turn to comedy shows at breakfast, dramas in their lunch break and documentaries in the small hours, according to new data released by the streaming service.

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Festival-goers will be able to take their drugs to a testing tent run by The Loop, which will then tell them what is in the drugs before destroying what was handed over

Music festivals to allow revellers to test illegal drugs

Some of Britain's biggest music festivals are poised to allow revellers to test their drugs before they take them.

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Young Brits are more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young Brits are more loyal to their phones than their partners

Young people in Britain are more loyal to their mobile phone network than their PARTNERS, a study has found.

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There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

A cyber attack aimed at influencing the outcome of the UK General Election is highly likely, according to a leading cyber security expert.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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BT have put in place preventative measures to protect customer data

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.
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Agent Cooper getting lost in his dreams again

How well do you remember Twin Peaks?

As David Lynch and Mark Frost's seminal series returns after a 25-year hiatus, it's time to jog your memory with these questions.

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How much would your give your kids to get good grades?

Exam-taking youngsters pledged £205 average in gifts for good grades

Parents are preparing to dig deep into their pockets as exam season gets under way, with an average of £205 in gifts up for grabs if their child achieves good grades.

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Many drivers are taking up hypermiling to save fuel.

What is hypermiling? The new technique that saves drivers fuel

Many motorists know the pain of filling up the tank with motorists spending hundreds filling up each year.

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Paul Nuttall and Nigel Farage

UKIP battle bus winged as damage halts campaigning for leader Paul Nuttall

Ukip leader Paul Nuttall has cancelled a day of campaigning in Essex after the party battle bus had a wing mirror knocked off.

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The original line-up

Classic 80s soap Dynasty returning to US TV Screens

Dynasty is returning to US TV screens, nearly 30 years after the prime-time soap opera aired its last hair-pulling fight.

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Destiny 2 is the first full sequel to the 2014 original

Destiny 2 filled with amazing things to do, say developers

The makers of Destiny 2 have said the sequel will be filled with "amazing things to do" as the first gameplay was revealed.

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Encouraging babies to self-settle when they are tired could prove the key to keeping them slim in their pre-school years

Getting babies to sleep well may halve their pre-school obesity risk

Getting babies to sleep well at night may halve their risk of obesity as toddlers, research suggests.

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Kat and Alfie Moon, played by Jessie Wallace and Shane Richie

Kat and Alfie: Redwater popular among fans

Viewers compared EastEnders spin-off Kat And Alfie: Redwater to Broadchurch after the show made its debut on Thursday.

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Ruby (LIV HILL), Holly (MOLLY WINDSOR), Amber (RIA ZMITROWICZ)

Three girls praised as hard-hitting and eye-opening drama by viewers

Viewers have praised the BBC's "eye-opening" drama about the Rochdale abuse scandal as the series came to an end on Thursday.

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