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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.
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.

UPDATE: Children and young people confirmed among the dead after 'terrorist incident' in Manchester

Twenty two people were killed and 59 people were injured in the Manchester Arena attack on Monday night, Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins said.
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Andy Burnham: Manchester bombing an 'evil act' targeting children

Andy Burnham, the Greater Manchester metro mayor, has said the attack was an "evil act" that had caused anger, shock and hurt.
Latest statement on incident at Manchester Arena

MANCHESTER BOMBING: Latest police statement in full

Here is the statement by Chief Constable Ian Hopkins in full.
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19 people have been killed in a suspected terrorist incident

Northern rail service changes following suspected terrorist incident at Manchester Arena

Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday May 23.
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates' Court

Baby suffered fractured skull after being dropped

A man was spared jail after he dropped his partner’s baby and tried to cover up the incident.

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A self portrait believed to have been taken by Moors Murderer Ian Brady while he was living with his mother just round the corner from Keith Bennett's house

Chilling photos taken by Ian Brady of would-be child victims as he rehearsed crimes

Chilling photos taken by Ian Brady reveal how the serial killer prowled the streets in his van and spied on schoolchildren - as he REHEARSED his evil crimes.

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Aidan McAteer jailed over girl’s hit and run death

Aidan McAteer jailed over girl’s hit and run death

Aidan McAteer has been jailed for nine years and four months for causing the death by dangerous driving of four-year-old Violet-Grace Youens.

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Robinson also admits a further charge of distributing 61 category B images and videos, and distributing 555 others which were categorized as category C.

Pervert OAP jailed for distributing child abuse images

A pensioner has been jailed for seven years for peddling a stash of indecent images of children to other people.

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Brave and loving mum Sarah Reed, who is battling cancer, with her daughter Chloe.

Race is on to save brave cancer victim Sarah's life

A newly wed mum, who is battling cancer, has inspired people across the UK  to raise money for revolutionary treatment that could help to save her life.
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Drive for Justice was shortlisted for an award

'Drive for Justice' - shortlisted for the Making A Difference campaign

The Johnston Press Drive For Justice campaign which was run across multiple papers across the group including the Lancashire Post, Blackpool Gazette and Wigan Post has been shortlisted for the Making A Difference campaign as part of Local Newspaper Week.

Liverpool Crown Court

Shop workers jailed for sexual assault

Two shop worker brothers who groomed and sexually exploited vulnerable young girls have both received lengthy jail sentences.

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Wigan Infirmary

Woman who dumped her baby in hospital bin to be allowed home

A judge who handed out a lenient sentence to a young mum after she dumped her new-born son in a hospital bin, has now shown her further mercy.

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NHS computers down after suspected cyber attack - avoid hospitals and walk-in centres 'unless absolutely necessary'

NHS computers down after suspected cyber attack - avoid hospitals and walk-in centres 'unless absolutely necessary'

Computers have been shut down across the country after NHS computers across the county were hit by a cyber attack.

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