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Will Salford or Wigan make the Challenge Cup final?

BBC Manchester - 1 hour 19 min ago
Holders Hull FC, Salford, Leeds and Wigan are all in the hunt for Wembley places in the Challenge Cup semi-finals.
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Cheshire police chief demands race law change for diversity

BBC Manchester - 1 hour 52 min ago
Cheshire's chief constable says he looked into "breaking the law" to employ more minority officers
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Anti-Semitic incidents 'at record level in UK'

BBC Manchester - 3 hours 57 min ago
A total of 767 reports were made in the first six months of 2017, including 80 physical attacks.
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Manchester City thrash Real Madrid 4-1 in Los Angeles but Mendy not ready

BBC Manchester - 7 hours 53 min ago
Coach Pep Guardiola says £52m signing Benjamin Mendy will be missing for "two or three weeks" after Manchester City beat Real Madrid 4-1 in Los Angeles.
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'Time for change': Encouraging working class actors to rise again

BBC Manchester - 14 hours 6 min ago
One of Britain's top playwrights is trying to redress the class imbalance in the acting industry.
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Mike Grimshaw death: Tribute to stabbed father

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 19:08
The family of Mike Grimshaw, 34, who was stabbed in the neck, say they are heartbroken by his death.
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Jehovah's Witnesses let sex offender interrogate victims

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 17:28
Jehovah's Witnesses let victims of abuse face "inappropriate and demeaning questioning", the Charity Commission says.
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Manchester terror attack: Saffie Roussos funeral held

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:48
Some of the hundreds of mourners at Manchester Cathedral wore pink, Saffie Roussos's favourite colour.
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Letter from missing Rochdale dog owner goes viral

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 15:26
A 'heartbreaking' letter by the owner of a deaf dog who went missing in June goes viral.
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Philip Mulryne: From Premier League to priesthood

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 13:47
Former Manchester United and Norwich player Philip Mulryne explains why he quit football to become a Catholic priest.
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Super League: Wigan Warriors to face Hull FC in Australia in 2018

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 11:03
Wigan Warriors will face Hull FC in Australia in 2018 in the first Super League game to be played outside Europe.
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Keep Challenge Cup final at Wembley - Wane

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 10:09
Wigan boss Shaun Wane says he would "not take kindly" to the Challenge Cup final being moved from its current venue Wembley.
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Inquiry launched over sex abuse claims at Fosters Menswear

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:42
An 80-year-old man is interviewed after reported sex crimes at two Fosters Menswear stores in the 1970s.
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Cities in England's north pressing for more money

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 09:09
Councils say they are concerned ministers have become less committed to the Northern Powerhouse.
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Castleford start Super 8s at home to St Helens

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 07:00
Super League leaders Castleford Tigers will begin the Super 8s phase of the season at home to St Helens on 3 August.
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Oldham house siege ends after 25 hours

BBC Manchester - Wed, 07/26/2017 - 06:25
A stand-off involving armed police at a house in Oldham ends with a man's arrest.
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T20 Blast: Derbyshire beat Lancashire, Durham suffer fifth defeat in a row

BBC Manchester - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:27
Derbyshire's Luis Reece hits 97 off 55 balls to help beat former side Lancashire, while Durham suffer a fifth straight defeat.
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Bosnian war child tracks down ex-soldier

BBC Manchester - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 22:14
Peter Millns cried when he found out the little girl he met when serving in war-torn Bosnia was alive.
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Armed man holds woman hostage in Oldham house

BBC Manchester - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 21:00
Officers have been at the property in Pemberton Way in Shaw, Oldham, since 03:15 BST on Tuesday.
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Phil Bardsley: Burnley sign former Man Utd defender from Stoke City

BBC Manchester - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 18:13
Burnley sign defender Phil Bardsley from Premier League rivals Stoke City on a two-year deal for an undisclosed fee.
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