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  1. Could this little boy's tragic death provide clues about cot death?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | Daily Mail

    Could this little boy's tragic death provide clues about cot death? Tests reveal toddler had genetic heart condition never seen before in a child Mrs Cook is now 32 weeks pregnant and is waiting to find out if the baby has the same gene mutation that is thought to have caused Dexter's death But tragedy was to strike just weeks after the infant's first birthday when his devastated mother and father found him dead in his cot. Desperate to know why Dexter had been a victim of sudden infant death syndrome , parents James Cook, 37, and Gemma Littley, 33, volunteered his DNA for a pioneering genetic test.

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  2. Young runners bode well for the future of Bury ACRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | Bury Times

    A SMALL team of Bury AC runners made the long journey to London to compete in the English National Cross Country Championships last Saturday. First to run on the very muddy Parliament Hill Fields course was Sophie Whittaker in the Under-17 Women's race.

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  3. 49 per cent of women earn below living wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | Leigh Journal

    EMPLOYERS in Leigh are the second worst in Greater Manchester for paying staff below the living wage, new figures have revealed. Statistics from the Office of National Statistics also showed that almost half of all women in the town are being paid less than the amount needed to cover basic living costs.

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  4. Selfie sillies: Car thieves caught out by taking selfies with stolen vehiclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Daily Star

    But the 'car fanatics' were foiled after police discovered some of the snaps printed out and proudly pinned up on Daniels' bedroom wall when they searched the house investigating a stolen Citroen C4. The motors, including a BMW 3 Series, an Audi TT and a Mercedes A Class were taken in raids on properties in Blackley, Failsworth, Moston, Crumpsall and Heywood between August 2013 and June last year.

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  5. Burglary gang steal A 250k worth of trainers after carefully removing bricks from warehouse wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Mirror.co.uk

    Around 2,000 boxes of Creative Recreation brand shoes were plundered during a 'well organised and well executed' raid, according to police A gang of thieves carefully removed bricks from the wall of a trainer warehouse before making off with A 250,000-worth of shoes. The crooks broke into a vacant building before dismantling a wall to get into the trainer warehouse in Heywood, Greater Manchester.

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  6. Violent robber who walked out of open prison is back in a cell after handing himself in 13 months onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Bury Times

    Michael Ossai walked out of an open prison in Derbyshire in January 2014, causing police to issue an appeal for his whereabouts, describing him as "extremely dangerous" and not to be approached. On February 16 this year, the 45-year-old, who had been serving a 16-year prison sentence, walked into Bury Police Station and gave himself up.

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  7. Cops collar prolific joyriders after they pin pictures of themselves in stolen cars on bedroom wallRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Mirror.co.uk

    Connor Daniels and Jordan Irving posed for pictures at the wheel of stolen high powered cars including Mercedes, Audis and a BMW Cops collared a pair of prolific joyriders after one pinned selfies of them posing inside stolen cars on his bedroom wall. Connor Daniels and Jordan Irving posed for pictures at the wheel of stolen high powered cars including Mercedes, Audis and a BMW.

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  8. Life Sentence . . . Steven DunksRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Oldham Chronicle

    A JEALOUS lover who battered his girlfriend to death then covered his crime for a month by sending texts from her phone has been jailed for life. Steven Dunks , of Milnrow Road, Shaw, will serve at least 19 years after being found guilty of murdering Lynn Howarth last July.

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  9. Jilted lover battered ex-girlfriend to death in a jealous rage then ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Daily Mail

    Jilted lover battered ex-girlfriend to death in a jealous rage then sent texts from her phone to pretend she was alive Steven Dunks, 45, was told he must serve a minimum of 19 years behind bars after being convicted of the murder of Lynn Howarth in Oldham, Greater Manchester A spurned lover who battered his ex-girlfriend to death in a jealous rage and then used her phone to pretend she was still alive was jailed for life today. Steven Dunks was told he would serve a minimum of 19 years behind bars for the brutal murder of former partner Lynn Howarth, 43. The jealous 45-year-old flew into a drunken rage and beat Miss Howarth to death after she started seeing another man.

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  10. Jealous lover who battered ex to death then sent texts pretending to be from her jailed for lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Mirror.co.uk

    The court heard how Steven Dunks had told 43-year-old Lynne Howarth that he 'would rather see her dead' than with someone else A jealous lover who battered his ex-girlfriend to death then sent text and Facebook messages pretending to be from her has been jailed for life. Steven Dunks, 45, was today found guilty of the murder of his ex-partner Lynne Howarth at Manchester Crown Court and told he will serve a minimum of 19 years in prison.

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  11. Bury AC runners picked for championshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Bury Times

    THE Greater Manchester Team selectors have been busy picking Bury athletes for the forthcoming Inter Counties and English Schools Cross Country Championships. Following on from the Greater Manchester County Championships at a muddy Boggart Hole Clough course on January 3, Ben Forrest and Francis Woodcock have been selected for the Under-13 county team, while Sophie Whittaker will represent Greater Manchester in the u17 team.

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  12. Murder suspect admits lying to policeRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Oldham Chronicle

    A SPURNED lover admitted he lied to police about his girlfriend's death - but denies responsibility for her murder. Steven Dunks , of Milnrow Road, Shaw is accused of murdering Lynn Howarth in Heywood last July and hiding her death for a month by sending messages from her phone.

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  13. TV star sued by injured plumberRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 18 | Newsday

    A trainee plumber is suing an actor from the hit TV series Shameless over brain damage and partial blindness suffered in a row over a mobile phone. Oliver Flint "suffered grave injuries" after being thrown from the bonnet of a BMW driven by Elliott Tittensor, the High Court heard A row erupted on 15 August 2010 when the then 18-year-old Mr Flint's mobile phone battery ran out.

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  14. Rowrah Crescent MP visitRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | 24dash

    Housing provider, Riverside recently welcomed MP Liz McInnes to showcase the conversion of two long term empty properties on their Langley estate. The properties situated on Rowrah Crescent, Langley had been empty for over fourteen years and was part of the Rochdale MBC empty homes strategy to bring long term voids back into use.

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  15. Spurned lover 'battered partner to death and hid murder by sending texts from her mobile'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Mirror.co.uk

    Steven Dunks is alleged to have flown into a drunken rage and beaten Lynn Howarth to death after she started a relationship with another man A spurned lover battered his partner to death and hid the murder for a month by sending texts from her mobile, a court heard. Steven Dunks, 45, is alleged to have flown into a drunken rage and beaten Lynn Howarth, 43, to death at her home in Heywood, Rochdale, after she started a relationship with another man.

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  16. 16-year-old boy charged with Rochdale rapeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Local newspaper the Manchester Evening News reports that the boy was arrested on suspicion of committing the rape and is still being held in custody.

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  17. Teenager, 16, Charged With Raping WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 8 | Sky News

    The woman was walking along a street in Greater Manchester when she was pushed to the ground and allegedly raped by a stranger. A 16-year-old boy has been charged in connection with the alleged rape of a 46-year-old woman in Rochdale, Greater Manchester.

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  18. The personal tragedy driving MP to fight killer disease on all frontsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 28, 2015 | Garstang Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. When Lancaster's city museum and Fleetwood's Marine Hall were festooned with purple lights last year it was a small but public and significant step on Eric's road to raise awareness of pancreatic cancer.

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  19. Scots politician dies after downing shots of a powerful spirit during official dinner in PolandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | The Daily Record

    AN inquest into the death of Jim Dobbin said had taken a shot with each course of the meal last September and later went to bed feeling ill. An inquest into the death of Jim Dobbin said had taken a shot with each course of the meal last September and later went to bed feeling ill.

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  20. Anne Horner: Grandmother died hours after care assistant hit her head with door in nursing homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    The 81-year-old was in a ground floor cubicle at the Oak Lodge Care Home in Prestwich near Manchester, when the worker banged her head Tragic: Anne Horner, 81, was in a ground floor cubicle at the Oak Lodge Care Home when she was hit by the toilet door A grandmother died in hospital hours after a care assistant hit her head with a toilet door at a nursing home, an inquest was told. Anne Horner, 81, was in a ground floor cubicle at the Oak Lodge Care Home in Prestwich near Manchester, when the worker opened the door and banged her head.

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