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Last year
No human remains found in initial search for Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett
Greater Manchester Police said no “visible evidence” of a body has been identified in the area of focus on Saddleworth Moor.
Victims of Rochdale grooming gangs win apology and damages from UK police
Their lawyers claimed Greater Manchester Police breached their human rights by not doing more to protect them.
Jail for Manchester police officer who tried to meet girl (8) and had indecent images
The 40-year-old, who was a trainee in CID, pleaded guilty to a string of offences and was sent to prison.
All time
Ex-Man United player Nicky Butt receives bail after being arrested on suspicion of assault
The Red Devils’ head of academy was held by police following reports that a woman had been assaulted.
Harassment and drink driving: 181 Irish people arrested by Greater Manchester Police this year
One Irish person was arrested for attempted murder over this period.
10 injured in shooting following carnival in Manchester
Shots were fired at about 2.30am in the wake of a carnival that had been held in the area of Moss Side.
Body of newborn baby found in field in Greater Manchester area
Police made the discovery at around 7.10am this morning.
Man arrested over racially aggravated assault on Man City footballer
The 23-year-old was reportedly kicked and racially abused as he arrived at the training ground to prepare for Saturday’s match.
Police arrest teenager at Liverpool airport over Manchester bombing
Twenty-two people were killed on 22 May attack at an Ariana Grande concert.
Manchester police evacuate area after 'significant' car found
Officers are currently at the location and assessing the car.
Police release CCTV of Manchester bomber on his way to arena
Police have carried out more searches today, and arrested a man in his 20s near the Old Trafford area.
Everton's Aaron Lennon receiving treatment for stress-related illness
The Toffees have confirmed that the England international has been taken into care and that they are supporting him.
'Despicable': Manchester police search for men who stole from a man as he had a stroke
The men stole money from the man and from his house.
Man attends interview for job with Manchester Police smelling of alcohol, gets arrested for drink-driving
He did not get the job.
Police hunt for man who fled court just before being found guilty of child rape
The 37-year-old man fled from court in Manchester while the jury were deliberating on the verdict.
Police probe Irish link to mystery man found dead on the moors near Manchester
Greater Manchester Police suspect the unidentified, elderly man may be connected to a 1949 plane crash.
WATCH: Teen sentenced for robbing a Subway armed with a machete
The 16-year-old boy threatened staff with the knife, before ripping a cash register from its drawer.
Boy writes heart-wrenching note asking Santa to help catch the man who shot him
Christian Hickey and his mother Jayne were shot on the doorstep of their home in Manchester.
Man with Irish accent wanted by UK police for late night takeaway attack that broke man's jaw
The assault happened at about 5am.
Two men arrested over death threats sent to Oldham Athletic's new Irish manager
Darren Kelly had tweeted about “legend” Martin McGuinness earlier this year.
Man tries to meet 14-year-old girl after online chat, is greeted by vigilante group instead
The man was later arrested after he reported the assault by the men to police.
Roy Keane summonsed to court over alleged road-rage incident
The date has been set for 31 March — just two days after Ireland’s vital Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland.
Burglar 'caught red-handed' after stealing yoghurts, milk and Winnie the Pooh moneybox
Ash Love was described as a “career criminal”.
Yaya Toure calls Twitter abuse 'a disgrace'
The 31-year-old Ivory Coast international was reportedly subjected to a string of abusive and racist messages hours afters reactivating his Twitter account.
Police probe Mario Balotelli row report
The striker is understood to have been visiting his mother’s home in Manchester when the alleged incident took place.
UK police discover drugs concealed in Kinder Egg capsules
A police spokesperson said they were “disappointed” to not find a toy instead.
Manchester police leave brilliant note for homeowner after drugs bust
“We need to talk.”
Parents' Christmas present for their autistic son, 7, destroyed in arson attack
Police in Manchester have described the attack as a “disgusting and cowardly”.
Woman ejected from McDonalds after her horse soils floor
The horse “ended up doing his business on the floor”, UK police said.
One-eyed murderer gets life for killing two officers and a father and son
The Chief Constable labelled Cregan as the “scourge on our society”.
UK police to treat attacks on goths and punks as hate crimes
Greater Manchester Police said that people should be able to express their alternative sub-culture identity freely without having to tolerate hate crime.
Update: Body of newborn baby discovered in laneway in northwest England
Police in Greater Manchester are investigating the discovery in Bolton yesterday evening. The baby was wrapped in clothing and plastic bags and a note was recovered at the scene.
Mistakes in Savile case 'could happen all over again'
A review of allegations made against Jimmy Savile during his lifetime found mistakes were made by the police between 1964 and 2012.
Two arrested for attempted murder after police injured in hit-and-run
The two police officers pulled over a speeding car in Manchester – which reversed into them before driving off.
Corrie star Michael Le Vell charged with child rape
The actor, who plays Kevin Webster in the popular soap, has been charged with 19 sexual offences in total.
Olympic gold medal cyclist has bike stolen
But the thief didn’t get his hands on the gold medal. Phew!
UPDATE: Police say Moors Murderer has NOT revealed victim's burial place
But they are investigating the possibility that information could be contained in a letter written by Brady to one of his victim’s mothers.
Missing Manchester sisters found in derelict house with third missing child
Police say that the three children are safe and well as investigation continues into disappearances.
Child death in explosion at house in northern England “suspicious”
The explosion happened at around 11am this morning killing one child while an adult has been hospitalised with 80 per cent burns.
Police warn thieves that stolen cockroach gel is toxic
Manchester officers puzzled by robbery at town hall – but issue callout to warn burglars of dangers of stolen booty.