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1 hr ago |

Drug dealer 'was shot in the chest with homemade gun built using YouTube tutorials'

A man is alleged to have been kidnapped and shot in the chest by a man using a gun he had made using YouTube tutorial videos, a court has been told.


Related Topix: Drugs, West Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, World News,

4 hrs ago |

a Driver has been jailed for mowing down a police officer and nearly hitting two pedestrians.

PC Michael Corner was dragged along the bonnet of a Toyota Corolla being driven by Gary Boote after trying to stop the erratically driven vehicle in Bradshawgate, Bolton.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, Merseyside County, England, World News, United Kingdom

4 hrs ago | Bury Times

Notorious burglar steals A 7,500 in cash, cigarettes and top-up cards ...

Notorious burglar steals A 7,500 in cash, cigarettes and top-up cards after breaking in through newsagent's ceiling A "DETERMINED" burglar described as one of Manchester most notorious criminals stole A 7,500 in cash and stock by breaking into a newsagent's through the ceiling.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom

5 hrs ago | Wigan Today

Benefit cheat spared jail for A 25k fraud

Lisa Gurein admitted falsely claiming a staggering A 24,627 worth of income support, housing benefit and council tax benefit between February 2009 and March last year.


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom,

9 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

FA to mark five-year anniversary of Sir Bobby Robson's death on Thursday

Andrew Basak's partner Sue Scoones tells how life will never be the same without her 'soulmate' and how she wants his memory to live on for the sake of their child Cheryl's new husband Jean-Bernard Fernandez-Versini is reported to have spent thousands on roses for their second wedding bash in London The County Durham-born former Toon manager and ... (more)


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10 hrs ago | Lisburn Today

Postman faces drugs charges

Three men, one a postman from Upper Dunmurry Lane were on trial on Monday accused of involvement in a 330,000 cocaine supply plot.


Related Topix: Drugs, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, World News,

10 hrs ago |

Police officer arrested over claims he 'peeped under swimming pool changing room cubicles'

A serving police officer has been arrested over claims he peeped under cubicles in the changing rooms of a swimming baths.


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10 hrs ago | Leigh Journal

This is an artist's impression of what Sale Lane in Tyldesley will...

Transport for Greater Manchester has released an artist's impression of how Sale Lane in Tyldesley - one of seven pairs of new stops - will look when the 4.5 mile guided busway between Leigh and Ellenbrook is completed.


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12 hrs ago |

Little Lever UKIP councillor 'regrets' sexist joke on Facebook

His comments split UKIP members, as Bolton branch chairman Joan Johnson called on Cllr Richardson to say sorry, while the party's deputy leader Paul Nuttall said "people need to take a joke" .


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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Catherine Tyldesley slammed for parking in disabled bay after...

Sources said that Catherine - glamorous Eva Price in the ITV1 soap - was upset when she found out what Jack P Shepherd had done Corrie actress Catherine Tyldesley has been named and shamed by co-star Jack P Shepherd for parking her Mercedes in a disabled bay.


Related Topix: Catherine Tyldesley, Jack P. Shepherd, United Kingdom

The Press On-Line

Severe weather watch for West Coast

Canterbury is poised for what will be a short-lived burst of fine weather today, while the West Coast is bracing for heavy downpours.


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Messenger Newspapers

THE range of services that will be provided at the new 17 million Altrincham NHS Hospital has been

The new hospital is currently under construction on Railway Street in the towb and is due to open in spring 2015.


Related Topix: Cheshire County, England, Central Manchester, CT

Banbury Guardian

Bankside building a misery for residents

Ron Glynn and his wife Jenny say they cannot sit outside their home in Canal Lane because of the din from the Longford Park building development .


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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Seattle Times

10 acts to see at Capitol Hill Block Party Saturday

Saturday features two way-retro headliners in Canadian '80s-electro-funk revivalists Chromeo and New York's The Budos Band, who make the kind of big-band instrumental funk that sounds like it belongs on '70s kung fu movie soundtracks.


Related Topix: Electronic, Chromeo, World News, United Kingdom, Thermals, Indie


Fury withdraws at last minute for family reason

Just hours before British heavyweight contender Tyson Fury was to face last-minute substitute opponent Alexander Ustinov on Saturday, he pulled out of the fight in a stunning development.


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Detroit Free Press

Panic! at the Disco challenges Westboro Baptist Church

Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco performs at 02 Apollo Manchester on May 8, 2014, in Manchester, England.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Panic! at the Disco, World News, United Kingdom

Child rape trial judge 'fell asleep at hearing'

AN investigation has been launched following claims a judge fell asleep in court, causing a child rape trial to be halted.


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Volunteers transform Westhoughton railway station into one of most attractive in Bolton

A DERELICT railway station has been transformed into one of the most attractive in Bolton in just 18 months by a band of loyal volunteers.


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The Independent

Police investigate possible 'hate crime' after alleged...

Greater Manchester Police said both victims were dressed in Gothic-style clothing and the force is investigating whether this was a "motivating factor".


Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Family, Teenagers, Cheshire County, England

Fri Jul 25, 2014

BOLTON'S gun amnesty has seen 11 firearms handed in to police.

The announcement has been welcomed by the Bolton father of a 20-year-old, who was gunned down in a case of mistaken identity.

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