3 hrs ago
British Ministry of Defense pays tribute to 'loving father' killed in UK terror attack
The British Ministry of Defense paid tribute Thursday to the soldier slashed to death in the middle of a London street by two Muslim terrorists, describing him as "popular and witty" and a "loving father." Authorities identified Drummer Lee Rigby, 25,of 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, as the victim of the savage attack.
4 hrs ago
Elaine and her Fifth Knight
Writer Elaine Powell will discuss The Fifth Knight alongside fellow historical novelist Deborah Swift, from North Lancashire.
8 hrs ago
Gangster stepson's killers jailed
Two men have been jailed for life for the murder of the stepson of gangland celebrity and author Dave Courtney.
11 hrs ago
Teacher's knife murderer jailed
A MAN who stabbed a music teacher from Prestwich in the neck for no apparent reason has been jailed for life for his murder.
Wed May 22, 2013
Teenage apprentice who was target of warehouse forklift pranks died...
Accident: Factory worker Niall Page, 17, was crushed to death by a forklift truck just two days before his 18th birthday A teenage apprentice was killed in a warehouse accident just two days before his 1 8th birthday , an inquest heard today.
'He drove off laughing...'
George Tapp, a 64-year-old electrician whose legs were broken as the car struck him, told from his hospital bed of how he clung to the car's windscreen wipers as he was carried for over 100 yards on the vehicle's bonnet - and that the driver, still laughing, switched the wipers on to dislodge him.
Complaints Upheld Against Speed Camera Operators
Members of the public are having success holding speed camera companies and their customers accountable.
Tue May 21, 2013
Skip firm fined after fly-tipping inquiry
A SKIP hire firm and its owner have been ordered to pay more than A 10,000 after a probe into fly-tipping in Bolton.
Bolton top of list for street attacks on police officers
A POLICE officer is injured on Bolton's streets every 56 hours - more often than anywhere else in Greater Manchester - according to new figures obtained by The Bolton News .
Mon May 20, 2013
Chester Evening Leader
Former Chester City FC director on drugs charges
A FORMER director and club accountant of Chester City FC has been charged with drug dealing following a huge police operation.
Claims were genuine, says police inspector
Mohammed Razaq, aged 53, is accused of making insurance claims, using his work computer to create fake quotation documents and using numerous identities.
Sat May 18, 2013
Rush's Complete Catalog Remastered for iTunes
Rush 's entire album catalog has been remastered specifically for iTunes to commemorate the band's recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Eight charged and Aston Martin seized after 'Meow Meow' raids in Manchester
Company director Paula White was one of 12 people investigated over the sale of A 3.8 million of drugs through www.wide-mouth-frogs.com A businesswoman has been charged with drug dealing after the biggest ever police raids on suppliers of party drug 'Meow Meow'. Former accountant and company director Paula White, 44, was held at her A 800,000 home ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Jaguar launches plan to spruce up U.S. stores
Jaguar is rolling out a plan to refurbish its U.S. dealerships in preparation for a wave of new products.
Man 'unlawfully killed' in Nigeria
An engineer from Greater Manchester was unlawfully killed by his kidnappers in Nigeria minutes after a UK-led rescue operation stormed in, an inquest found.
Thu May 16, 2013
Blacklisting campaigners mown down in hit & Run
A hit and run driver mowed down two anti-blacklisting campaigners on Wednesday night at a protest against construction firm BAM in Manchester.
UK asylum process painful for lesbians fleeing death threats
File photo of a security officer walking down one of the corridors of Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre, Europe's largest detention centre for illegal immigrants, in Bedford.
Wed May 15, 2013
High Speed Two is 'all pain and little gain' - leader says
A HIGH speed train line through the borough 'looks as though it will give Warrington all pain and little gain' says Council leader Clr Terry O'Neill. Warrington Borough Council has written to the developers HS2 Ltd for more information about the controversial proposals which would see the new railway line travel through part of east Warrington.
Tue May 14, 2013
Lee Williams Joins Simeon Halligan's White Settlers
As promised yesterday when announcing the new UK thriller White Settlers from director Simeon Halligan and writer Ian Fenton, the film's lead actor has been selected, and we have all the details right here.