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Oldham rape: Boy arrested over attack on girl, 13

BBC Manchester - 2 hours 14 min ago
A boy aged 15 is arrested over the attack on playing fields next to Oldham Athletic's stadium.
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Manchester lost 2000 Olympics to Sydney 'because of arrogance and old buffers'

BBC Manchester - 4 hours 4 min ago
"No-one in their right mind would spend three weeks" in Manchester over Sydney, a future MP said in 1994.
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Joey Barton: Fleetwood Town manager charged with actual bodily harm

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 20:41
Fleetwood Town boss Joey Barton is charged with causing actual bodily harm following a post-match incident in the tunnel at Barnsley in April.
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Manchester police constable jailed for possessing indecent images

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:33
Christopher Dunn admitted offences relating to 57 victims some aged 13, the police watchdog said.
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Manchester City players will choose next captain, says Pep Guardiola

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 19:18
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he will let his players choose the Premier League champions' next captain.
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Museum of Science and Industry: Work starts on £6m upgrade

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:56
The museum's Power Hall is going to have a repaired roof and a new 'multi-sensory gallery'
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Stamford Park Conservatory: Council urged to halt demolition plans

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 18:55
Campaigners want more time to raise funds to restore the Stamford Park Conservatory in Stalybridge.
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Ban on short-term lets of new homes trialled in Manchester

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 17:49
The move will protect the Brunswick community from private landlords, says the council.
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Stretford stabbing: Boy, 13, among four people arrested

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 17:01
The boy, two men aged 19 and 28, and a woman aged 22 have been held on suspicion of attempted murder.
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Bolton Wanderers: Trotters' pre-season friendly at Chester called off

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:55
Bolton Wanderers's pre-season friendly away at non-league side Chester on Friday has been called off.
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Christopher Eccleston: Actor in Greater Manchester park litter rant

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:45
Christopher Eccleston says he hoped "nature takes its revenge" on those who litter in Heaton Park.
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Manchester Arena attack: Bomber's brother faces murder charges

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 16:34
Hashem Abedi is set to appear in a UK court charged with killing 22 in the 2017 attack, police say.
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Tom Hamer: Oldham Athletic defender extends deal with club

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 14:49
Defender Tom Hamer has signed a two-year contract extension until 2022 with Oldham Athletic.
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Manchester City cruise past West Ham in Asia Cup in China

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 14:29
Manchester City thrash West Ham 3-1 in a pre-season friendly in China to book their place in the Asia Cup final.
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Man Utd: Mason Greenwood could start Premier League opener, says Solskjaer

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 14:10
Mason Greenwood is in contention to start for Manchester United on the opening day, says boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
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Man Utd 4-0 Leeds: Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side comfortably win friendly in Australia

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 13:33
Manchester United ease to a 4-0 win against old rivals Leeds in Perth to bring their nine-day stay in Australia to a satisfactory conclusion.
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Gandhi statue to 'recognise Manchester's compassion' after Arena attack

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 13:17
The statue of the Indian independence leader would be located near the cathedral, plans reveal.
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Dianne Oxberry: Florida Sunset rose unveiled at RHS Tatton Park

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 12:27
The Florida Sunset is named after Dianne Oxberry's love of the US state's sunsets, her widower says.
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Super League: Reserve grade competition approved to relaunch in 2020

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 11:34
Super League and the Rugby Football League (RFL) announce a reserve grade competition will be relaunched in 2020.
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Facebook bodybuilder impersonator jailed for abusing boy

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/17/2019 - 06:00
Brandon Cooper cloned a local bodybuilder's Facebook profile and sent messages of a sexual nature to a boy.
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