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Oldham man jailed over Manchester hotel child sex attack

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:37
A man who sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl after plying her with alcohol and drugs at a hotel is jailed.
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Man Utd fans sentenced over 'obscene' Hillsborough banner

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 17:31
Two Manchester United fans receive community sentences over an offensive Hillsborough banner that was unfurled ahead of a game with Liverpool.
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Wigan Athletic v Queens Park Rangers

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 15:22
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Wigan Athletic and Queens Park Rangers.
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Bastian Schweinsteiger: Jose Mourinho says midfielder's Man Utd future is 'very difficult'

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 15:19
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho says it will be "very difficult" for midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger to play for the club again.
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Manchester student detained over terror offences

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 14:29
A cousin of sisters dubbed the "teenage terror twins" after they joined the so-called Islamic State is detained for seven years for terror offences.
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Manchester City v West Ham United

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:47
Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Manchester City and West Ham United.
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Cardiff City sign goalkeeper Ben Amos and defender Joe Bennett

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 13:35
Cardiff City sign goalkeeper Ben Amos on loan from Bolton, while Aston Villa owner Dr. Tony Xia says defender Joe Bennett has joined Cardiff.
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Europa League draw: Man Utd face reunion with Robin van Persie

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 12:36
Manchester United will face Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk in the group stage of the Europa League.
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Challenge Cup final: Hull FC v Warrington Wolves

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:32
Hull FC welcome back captain Gareth Ellis for Saturday's Challenge Cup final against unchanged Warrington at Wembley (15:00 BST).
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County Championship: Mark Footitt's career-best sets up Surrey win over Lancashire

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:27
Mark Footitt claims a career-best 7-62 before Surrey reach a modest target of 38 to beat Lancashire by 10 wickets.
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Hull City v Manchester United

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 11:09
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Hull City and Manchester United.
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Lorry driver killed in M61 crash in Lancashire

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 10:44
An HGV driver dies in a crash on the M61 in Lancashire, closing the motorway northbound during rush hour.
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Ashley Giles: Lancashire cricket director has relegation concerns

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 08:15
Lancashire cricket director Ashley Giles expresses concern that their end-of-season form could mean a relegation fight.
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Our Friends in the North: What made it so special?

BBC Manchester - Fri, 08/26/2016 - 01:26
It is 20 years since Our Friends in the North first aired, but the programme's journey to the TV screen was as tangled as the lives of the four friends it tracked across the decades.
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Joe Hart: Everton not signing Man City keeper - Ronald Koeman

BBC Manchester - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 20:38
Everton manager Ronald Koeman says he has "no interest" in signing goalkeeper Joe Hart from Manchester City.
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Champions League: Manchester City and Celtic to meet Barcelona

BBC Manchester - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 19:37
Manchester City will meet Scottish champions Celtic and new manager Pep Guardiola's former club Barcelona in the Champions League.
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GCSE triumph for boy with rare condition who defied medics

BBC Manchester - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 19:13
A boy given eight years to live by doctors at birth celebrates his GCSE results.
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County Championship: Surrey on brink of victory over Lancashire after five for Footitt

BBC Manchester - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 17:52
Mark Footitt takes five wickets as Lancashire's collapse at The Oval leaves Surrey close to victory.
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Vuelta a Espana: GB's Simon Yates wins stage six - first Grand Tour victory

BBC Manchester - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 16:48
Great Britain's Simon Yates wins stage six of the Vuelta a Espana - his first Grand Tour victory - as Chris Froome stays third overall.
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Richardson-Walsh hockey couple celebrate 'epic feeling' of winning Olympic Golds

BBC Manchester - Thu, 08/25/2016 - 15:55
Stockport's Kate and Helen Richardson-Walsh from Team GB's women's hockey team celebrate becoming the first same-sex married couple to win Olympic gold.
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