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Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot found guilty of sex offences

Former TV weatherman Fred Talbot has been convicted of a string of historical sex offences against schoolboys in his care during trips to Scotland.
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TheQueenhas arrived at a hospital where medics battled to save the lives of children caught up in the Manchester Arena suicide bomb.

Queen arrives at Royal Manchester Children's Hospital in wake of Manchester Arena attack

The Queen has arrived at a hospital where medics battled to save the lives of children caught up in the Manchester Arena suicide bomb.

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Springfield Street, police car stationed outside this morning (Thursday)

Armed police on Wigan street

Armed police have been in action again on the streets of the borough when they launched an early hours raid.

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Eilidh MacLeod, 14, from Barra. Picture: SWNS

Manchester attack: Family of Eilidh MacLeod confirm her death

The parents of Manchester bombing victim of Eilidh MacLeod, 14, have said in a statement: “Words cannot express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh.”

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Man arrested in Wigan in connection with Manchester terror attack

This is the terrifying moment a man is wrestled to the ground by armed police in Wigan in connection with the Manchester Arena bomb attack.

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Wiganers queuing at Alchemy Tattoo Studio on Wallgate

Wiganers flock to get tattoos for Manchester victims

Wiganers have turned out in force to show support for the victims of the Manchester attack by getting inked at a town centre studio.

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Teenage pals Alexander Pemberton and Jessica McGlinchey who helped some of the children and young people affected by the Manchester bomb blast.

Ticket mix up could have saved teenage pals lives

A twist of fate could have saved the lives of two teenage best pals who were in the audience at the Manchester Arena when the bomb blast ripped through the venue.

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Georgina Bailey and Bradley Edwards

Mum describes mayhem at Manchester Arena

A North West mum-of-two has spoken of the mayhem inside the Manchester Arena moments after a suspected suicide bomber detonated a deadly explosive.

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Emergency services at Manchester Arena

Rugby star’s mum and sister, 10, were caught up in terror attack

Super League star Oliver Gildart has spoken of his shock after his mum and 10-year-old sister were caught up in the Manchester terrorist attack.

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Scenes at Manchester Arena moments after the terror attack

Manchester Arena terror attack

On Monday evening a suicide bomber killed innocent young children, teens and their parents at the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena.
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Flowers are left in St Ann's Square, Manchester, the day after a suicide bomber killed 22 people

Lancashire shows solidarity with Manchester bomb victims

A number of vigils are set to take place across the region in a showing of solidarity with the Manchester bomb victims.
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Isis have claimed responsibility for the atrocity

Islamic state claim responsibility for Manchester Arena suicide bombing

The Islamic State terror group has claimed responsibility for the Manchester suicide bombing.

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Ella Donnelly and her friend Emily at the Manchester Arena prior to the attack.

Lancaster student, 17, relives Manchester Arena explosion

A Lancaster teenager has described the moment she rescued two girls from being trampled following the devastating explosion at the Manchester Arena on Monday.

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Flowers left close to the Manchester Arena

Plea to blood donors after Manchester concert blast

Blood donors are being encouraged to keep their appointments to give blood following the explosion at a concert in Manchester.
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A man has been arrested in connection with last night's incident

Man arrested in connection with terror attacks at Manchester Arena

A man has been arrested following the terror attack at Manchester Arena.
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Bishop of Blackburn Julian Henderson (right) and the Bishop of Burnley Philip North

Bishop's condolences to Manchester terror victims

The Bishop of Burnley has spoken of his shock at the Manchester terror attack describing it as "barbaric beyond words".

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Rachel Dand, with her daughter Leah (right) and her friend Bella as they arrive at the concert last night just hours before the bomb blast

Lancashire schoolgirls were minutes from Manchester horror bomb blast

Two Burnley schoolgirls were just minutes away from the devastating bomb attack at the MEN arena last night.

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Emergency services at Manchester Arena

Homeless man cradled dying woman in his arms

A rough sleeper has tearfully described the moment a woman died in his arms from the explosion set off as fans left the Manchester Arena.
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Picture taken with permission from the twitter feed of @Zach_bruce of people running through Manchester Victoria  station after an explosion at Manchester Arena

UPDATED: Wigan schoolgirl tells of Manchester bombing horror

A Wigan schoolgirl caught up in the Manchester Arena bomb outrage has told of her distress as she and a friend fled the carnage.

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Police close to the Manchester Arena the morning after a suspected terrorist attack at the end of a concert by US star Ariana Grande left 22 dead.

Region's football clubs shocked by Manchester Arena terror attack

Football clubs across the region have expressed shock and sadness after a bomb killed 22 people on Monday night.
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