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# greater-manchester - Wednesday 21 October, 2020

UK government urged to support areas facing restrictions after 'grubby, take-it-or-leave-it' deal for Manchester

South Yorkshire will be the latest region to be put under Tier 3 of restrictions.

# greater-manchester - Tuesday 20 October, 2020

Greater Manchester to face stringent restrictions after talks to reach support deal with Westminster fail

Regional leaders are locked into a battle with the government in Westminster as new restrictions loom.

# greater-manchester - Monday 19 October, 2020

Manchester restrictions row rumbles on as local leaders continue to resist calls for toughest measures

The mayor of Greater Manchester has called on the House of Commons to vote to break the impasse.

# greater-manchester - Tuesday 14 January, 2020

Police in Manchester apologise to children abused 'in plain sight' by grooming gangs

Greater Manchester Police’s re-launched investigation has identified 53 potential victims.

# greater-manchester - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK Greater Manchester This post contains videos

Investigation under way after fire which spread 'extremely rapidly' at student accommodation in UK

Two people were injured in the fire, which was attended by 40 fire crews.

# greater-manchester - Saturday 8 June, 2019

Man leaves a bag full of drugs on a Manchester tram along with his name and address

Greater Manchester Police Trafford North said on Facebook a “poor individual” had forgotten his rucksack.

# greater-manchester - Tuesday 3 July, 2018

Bolton man who dropped a three-year-old girl from a bridge jailed for 14 years

An officer at the scene removed the child from the water and carried her to safety.

# greater-manchester - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Major incident declared in Greater Manchester as moors fires rage for 4th day

Emergency services continue to battle the blazes which began on Sunday.

# greater-manchester - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Two people (20s) charged with murder of three children in Manchester house fire

Seven people were in the house at the time of the fire on Monday.

# greater-manchester - Monday 11 December, 2017

Murder investigation launched after 3 children die in house fire

A three-year-old girl is currently in a critical condition and a 35-year-old woman is currently in a serious condition in hospital.

# greater-manchester - Friday 3 February, 2017

Burglar caught and jailed after he gets stuck in bathroom window

Sean Crawshaw was jailed for two-and-a-half years.

# greater-manchester - Sunday 31 July, 2016

12-year-old boy among those arrested over death of man in his 40s

The man was taken to hospital but died in the early hours of Thursday morning.

# greater-manchester - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Primary school asks parents not to smoke cannabis when dropping children off

Police are working with the school to crack down on the issue.

# greater-manchester - Wednesday 10 February, 2016

Woman falls 60ft in John Lewis shop ... and lands on a bed

The incident happened in the Greater Manchester area.

# greater-manchester - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

90-year-old woman dragged off street and raped in Manchester

The attack happened at around 6.45am yesterday, when the victim left home to visit the local butchers.

# greater-manchester - Thursday 13 June, 2013

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”.

# greater-manchester - Monday 25 February, 2013

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.

# greater-manchester - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Updated: Two police officers killed in Greater Manchester shooting

Two unarmed female police officers have died after being shot during a “routine incident” in Tameside, Greater Manchester.

# greater-manchester - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Woman died after drinking vinegar in botched home abortion

Pregnant mother-of-five Catherine Furey died after drinking industrial strength vinegar in a case which has only just come to light.

# greater-manchester - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Teacher who called himself ‘The Salford Stallion’ and had sex with pupils is jailed

The deputy head of a secondary school in Manchester had sex with a number of pupils and was jailed for six years today.