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Articles from August 1, 2016

12-Year-Old and Three Teenagers Arrested on Suspicion of Murder ; TRIBUTES LEFT FOR A DAD-OF-FOUR WHO DIED AFTER ATTACK OUTSIDE McDONALD'S
DETECTIVES are quizzing a boy of 12 and three teenagers on suspicion of murder after a dad was attacked outside a McDonald's restaurant.The victim, Bradley Moore, is a father-of-four aged in his 40s. He suffered serious injuries to his head and stomach...
48 Hours Inthecity WHAT'S COMING UP OVER THE NEXT TWO DAYS
FAMILY AND KIDS / LOWRY NON-STOP The Salford Quays theatre and gallery hosts a non-stop month of children's activities, inspired by the paintings of LS Lowry. Each day families will find something fun to do, from street games and storytelling to drawing...
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BRIEF ENCOUNTERS ITV, 9pm AFTER the rollercoaster of Dawn's romance with butcher boy 'little Russy', it's finally their wedding day. And Dawn (Sharon Rooney) has a big new 'Cher' do to celebrate. Well it is the Eighties.But the day is not without its...
BHS Much-Loved Store Is Now a Ig Orror Tory ; EVERYTHING MUST GO - INCLUDING MANNEQUINS - AS CITY CENTRE BRANCH PREPARES TO CLOSE
THE garish CLOSING DOWN banners have been plastered across Manchester's BHS store for months.And with many neighbouring branches already wound down, the Market Street branch is one of the last stores of the famous brand still trading.Shop windows that...
Blind Azeem Is Taking on His Toughest Challenge
A BLIND teenager will be the youngest person to take part in a gruelling 12-mile obstacle course - with his former PE teacher helping him along the difficult route.Seventeen-year-old Azeem Amir, from Sudden in Rochdale, is taking on the Tough Mudder...
Blues Given 24 Hours to Secure Pounds 30m Deal for Winger ; SCHALKE CHIEF IN ULTIMATUM OVER PRICE FOR SANE
SCHALKE sporting director Christian Heidel has offered City an ultimatum over the transfer of Leroy Sane.The 20-year-old winger is the subject of serious interest from the Blues - but the two clubs are yet to agree on a fee.City are understood to have...
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Council Chiefs Agree Pounds 33m Luxury Flats Plan Go-Ahead ; 21-Storey Tower with around 200 Plush Apartments Set for Ex- Seamen's Refuge Site
PLANS for a huge Pounds 33m 21-storey tower containing nearly 200 plush flats have been approved by town hall chiefs.The luxury X1 The Gateway close to Salford Quays will see 191 one, two and three-bedroom apartments built by early 2018.The swanky development...
Couple 'Living in Fear' after Gang Ransack House ; Five Thugs Broke into the Family Home and Threatened Neighbour with Knife
AN elderly couple say they are living in fear after thieves ransacked their home.A gang of five men broke into Chris and Brenda Tyrrall's house in Bamford, Rochdale - and threatened their neighbour with a knife and a crowbar when she confronted them.Mr...
Developers Also Have Bid for Student Campus Approved
PLANS for two towers containing nearly 300 flats in Salford as part of a new Pounds 25m student campus have been given the go- ahead.Developers have been given the green light to begin the huge project next to the University of Salford's Allerton Building...
Don't Come Home from Holiday with a Spare Rubber Ring! ; MICHELE O'CONNOR Gets Some Top Tips from the Experts on Beating the Holiday Bulge
find out how healthy it will be," advises Jacquie. "If they fry the dish you fancy, ask if they can grill it. And ask for sauces or dressings on the side." (Pack a phrase book so you know how to say it!).LACK of time isn't an issue on holiday so there's...
Escape Plans ; HOLIDAY DEALS
DUBAI SAVE up to 40% on a three-night holiday at the stunning five-star One&Only Mirage Arabian Court, Dubai, when you travel in August with Kenwood Travel. Price starts from Pounds 795pp including return Emirates flights, B&B and free upgrade to half...
Get Fit and Have Fun at with City's Own Games
THIS summer the Manchester Community Games will be encouraging people to become more active with a host of free activities across the city.The games, which run throughout the year, aim to encourage everyone to get out and get involved. So whether you're...
Get the Best Deal on Your Travel Money ; Tweet Me @Martinslewis
BRITAIN'S airports are rammed with travellers right now. Yet so many of them are committing one of the greatest moneysaving sins: getting their foreign currency at the airport.The fact you're a captive customer means the rates are hideous. Even if you...
Great Britain Celebrate Their Silver Lining in World Cup
GREAT Britain claimed their first Monster Energy FIM Speedway World Cup medal since 2006 with a battling display at Belle Vue's National Stadium on Saturday.Alun Rossiter's men showed true fighting spirit to finish runners-up behind Poland, who were...
Holidaymakers Stuck in Airport Queue Nightmare ; Angry Passengers Wait in Lines of Up to 600 People at Passport Control
ANGRY holidaymakers arriving at Manchester Airport reported a weekend of misery after experiencing some of the 'longest passport control queues ever'.Frustrated travellers took to social media claiming they were stuck in lines of up to 600 people, while...
Lancs' Trophy Dreams in Tatters after Defeat
LANCASHIRE'S chances of limited overs silverware this season are over after a Royal London one-day Cup defeat to Worcestershire at New Road yesterday.With one game to go, against Durham at Emirates Old Trafford today, they can no longer qualify for the...
Man Left Fighting for His Life after Knife Incident
A MAN is fighting for his life after suffering a stab wound in the early hours.The M.E.N. understands the man was seriously injured after an altercation broke out on Bradford Road, in Miles Platting, yesterday morning.Despite being wounded, he managed...
Mourinho Set to Call Time on Schwein ; UNITED SPECIAL
UNITED are willing to listen to offers for midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger.The 31-year-old was left out of Jose Mourinho's squad to play Galatasaray in Gothenburg on Saturday night.And now United are hoping to find a buyer for the German international,...
NEW GRID ; AIRPORT MISERY Outraged Holidaymakers Arriving at Manchester Airport Reported a Weekend of Misery after Experiencing Some of the 'Longest Passport Control Queues Ever'. Scores of Frustrated Travellers Took to Social Media to Report Long Delays, While Others Posted Pictures Showing Queues Snaking through Terminals.? See Page Seven for More Details
news GRID ALEXANDRA RUCKI WITH THE STORIES THAT BROKE ACROSS THE CITY OVER THE LAST 24 HOURS WATER BURST HALTS TRAMS Tram passengers faced delays between Newton Heath and Oldham Mumps after a water main burst yesterday morning. Metrolink services were...
NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY 31 December [...]
NORWEGIAN BREAKAWAY 31 December 2016 Celebrate the new year in New York and watch the ball drop in Times Square for the countdown. Then grab some shopping bargains in New York and soak up the Caribbean sunshine on these two week island hopping voyages....
Operator of Data Centre Doubles ; LDEX'S FIRST MANCHESTER DATACENTRE WAS LAUNCHED LAST JULY
DATACENTRE operator LDeX Group has doubled its capacity at its Trafford Park site following a period of strong growth.The new 20,000 sq ft site, next door to LDeX's current data centre, will house network carriers and global Internet Exchange Points...
Pep's Already Proved He Is a Box Office Star
LESS than 24 hours before City launched their new away kit at an open-air fan festival in Beijing, Pep Guardiola had his own commercial commitments to attend.The Catalan broke off from the club's pre-season tour of China to be unveiled as the new face...
Points to Ponder for Jose as Season Looms ; UNITED
FOLLOWING United's 5-2 friendly win over Galatasaray, we take a look at five key points manager Jose Mourinho must address: CAN VALENCIA KICK ON? What was more remarkable than Ibrahimovic's spectacular scissor kick was Valencia's passable cross, albeit...
Police Gun Licence Official in Clear after Internal Enquiry
A senior official at Greater Manchester Police suspended amid concerns about the granting of gun licences has been reinstated after an investigation found no evidence of misconduct.The civilian worker was removed from the force's gun licensing unit last...
Portugal Makes Waves for More Than Surfing ; ANNETTE LORD Tried the Sea and Cycling on a Break to the Coast North of the Capital, Lisbon
'LIE flat on the board with your toes over the end, then kneel up in the middle - not too far back - stand up and off you gofi' I try to remember all this as I struggle out into the Atlantic Ocean with a surfboard tied to my left ankle for the first...
Soap Watch ; Your Guide to All the Drama in the Square, on the Cobbles and in the Dales
Gabby is out of control EMMERDALE ITV, 7pm GABBY is getting more and more out of control, and is starting to hurt people's feelings. Sandy is devastated to find out she stole his pension, and Ashley hopes he's doing the right thing by involving the police....
Take a Seat for the Magic of Roald Dahl ; ALL FILMS ARE CERTIFICATE U OR PG AND VIEWERS CAN LISTEN THROUGH HEADPHONES IN A COMFY DECKCHAIR
SPINNINGFIELDS is beginning the centenary commemorations for much- loved children's author Roald Dahl early with a programme of family- friendly film screenings next week.The movie of some of best-known be shown Gardens The movie adaptations of some...
The Final Cut for Our Swashbuckling Four ; PICK OF THE DAY THE MUSKETEERS, BBC1, 9pm
OH GOOD grief, it has all got a bit emotional for our four manly swordsmen after the shock death of Treville in the last episode.Now in this action-packed finale, the Musketeers are all consumed with anguish and head down to the pub to drown their sorrows."He...
TheWRIGHTstuff ; AS AMERICA LOOKS UP TO ITS GREATEST HOME DESIGNER, LINDSAY SUTTON FOLLOWS IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF THE DOWN-TO- EARTH FRANK LLOYD WRIGHT
Johnson Wax headquarters, Racine IT HAS to be one of life's great ironies. In the country that invented the high-rise skyscraper, America's most revered architect concentrated on designs that are truly down to earth.The trademark buildings of Frank Lloyd...
TV Royalty Tries Her Hand at DIY ; Got a Story? Email: Katie.Fitzpatrick@trinitymirror.Com Phone: 0161 211 2816 Twitter: @CelebManchester See More Celebrity Pictures, Videos and Interviews THE DIARY Online At: Manchestereveningnews.Co.UK Katie Fitzpatrickwith All the Inside Stories
ACORONATION Street legend swapped her pint-pulling skills for DIY when she made a special guest appearance at a B&Q store.Julie Goodyear, who played iconic blonde-haired, leopard print- wearing Rovers Return barmaid and landlady Bet Lynch in Corrie, thrilled...
United Are Still Behind the Fitness Curve for New Campaign
THE Reds finally got a little more match time with the Galatasaray clash, but need more miles in their legs as the new season moves closer.After a wasted week in China, Mourinho was pleased to oversee 90 minutes but conceded United were still behind...
United Slip into Gear with Five Goals after Poor First Half
JOSE Mourinho's new era finally got underway against Galastasaray in Gothenburg on Saturday.After a comfortable warm up against Wigan and a false start in China, Mourinho can finally start looking towards Bournemouth on the opening day of the season.And...
Volcanic Paradise Isle ; GETAWAY FIVE PAGES OF FABULOUS HOLIDAY IDEAS START HEREDESTINATIONREPORT: LANZAROTE
SUNKISSED Lanzarote in the Canary Islands is an ideal destination for both families and couples. Head to Lanzarote Carnival in February or March for weeks of dancing, parades, exhibitions and events.The celebrations begin in Arrecife and progress through...
'We Do Not Have the Money to Tackle This at the Moment.' ; COUNCIL'S SURPRISING RESPONSE TO COMPLAINTS OVER ROAD 'DANGER HOTSPOTS' AND POT HOLES
FRUSTRATED road users who report 'danger hotspots' online to Manchester council are told in an automated message - 'we do not have the money to tackle this problem at the moment.' .Cyclist Martin Key tried to raise several issues about Upper Chorlton...
We're the Hugh's Who of Recyclers ; STARS OF TV CHEF'S WAR ON WASTE SHOW REVEAL HOW IT CHANGED THEIR LIVES
TV CHEF Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is waging war on waste across the country... in a battle that began on one small street in Prestwich.Last year, Gardner Street was at the centre of a BBC project - Hugh's War on Waste - and a project dubbed #wastenot,...
Zlatan Drops Hint over 'Big' Arrival of Pogba
ZLATAN Ibrahimovic suggested Paul Pogba could complete his United transfer soon.Ibrahimovic scored less than four minutes into his first United appearance in the 5-2 win over Galatasaray in Gothenburg on Saturday night and was in a bullish mood at full-time."There...
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