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Botulism kills more than 130 birds

BBC Manchester - 3 hours 2 min ago
More than 130 birds have died from avian botulism in parks across Merseyside, Greater Manchester and Staffordshire, the RSPCA says.
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Keeper Taylor remains with Silkmen

BBC Manchester - 4 hours 21 sec ago
Macclesfield Town goalkeeper Rhys Taylor agrees to stay with the Conference club on non-contract terms.
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Road works to close airport road

BBC Manchester - 5 hours 15 min ago
A key section of motorway near Manchester Airport is to close for most of the weekend while a bridge is demolished.
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Koukash admits Salford 'mistakes'

BBC Manchester - 5 hours 16 min ago
Marwan Koukash says he was a rugby league "novice" when he became Salford chairman but will learn from his mistakes.
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Anderson awaits Jadeja hearing verdict

BBC Manchester - 5 hours 35 min ago
England's James Anderson is waiting to learn the outcome of a hearing over an alleged clash with India's Ravindra Jadeja.
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New York to 'develop' Man City players

BBC Manchester - 5 hours 42 min ago
Manchester City chief executive Ferran Soriano says the club could send youngsters to their new US franchise in New York.
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Oldham sign ex-Saints striker Forte

BBC Manchester - 6 hours 40 min ago
Oldham sign former Southampton striker Jonathan Forte on a one-year contract following a trial with the League One club.
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Wigan Warriors 45-4 Salford Red Devils

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 20:54
Joel Tomkins could make his first rugby league appearance for three years after being named in Wigan's squad to face Salford.
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Floral festival to bloom in city

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 17:14
The streets of Manchester are being draped in flowers and plants as part of an outdoor gardening festival.
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Armed robber absconds from prison

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 17:11
A violent armed robber with Greater Manchester links absconds from an open prison.
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Gatwick staff to help with baggage

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 16:39
Leisure airline Monarch terminates its contract with Swissport, one of the baggage-handling companies at Gatwick and Manchester airports.
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Assault charge footballer in custody

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 13:00
West Ham footballer Ravel Morrison is remanded in custody after two women were assaulted in Manchester and Salford.
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Trust review after violinist death

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 12:13
Mental health bosses in Surrey are reviewing their practices after a coroner said they "failed" a sex abuse victim from Guildford who was assaulted when she was a student in Manchester.
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999 fire centre 'puts lives at risk'

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 10:35
The Fire Brigades Union claims lives are being put at risk because of "failings" at the new North West Fire Control centre.
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Home advantage helps Lancs - Chapple

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 08:58
Glen Chapple believes a home crowd can inspire Lancashire to victory over Glamorgan in Friday's T20 Blast quarter-final.
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Liverpool beat Man City in New York

BBC Manchester - Thu, 07/31/2014 - 06:00
Liverpool win a penalty shootout against Premier League champions Manchester City in New York after the two teams draw 2-2.
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Glazers in £88.7m Man Utd share sale

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 23:16
Manchester United's US owners will pocket about $150 million by selling more of their shares in the club on the New York Stock Exchange.
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Plea to trace ex-player over drugs

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 22:06
Cheshire Police appeal to football fans to track down a former Rochdale player wanted in connection with a drugs investigation.
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Car showroom vandals smash windows

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:16
About 70 car windows are smashed at a car dealership in Wigan.
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Man in court over £1m jewel raid

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/30/2014 - 20:13
A 28-year-old man appears in court, charged in connection with a £1m robbery at a jewellery store in Edinburgh in June.
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