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  1. Daring A 200k raid straight out of Mission Impossible...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Mirror.co.uk

    A thief stole 124 antique watches from an antiques market in what the owner described as "a Hatton Gardens copycat" - a reference to the recent A 200m jewellery heist A masked burglar stole more than A 200,000 of antique watches by crawling along the floor to avoid setting off infra-red beams in a "Mission Impossible" style raid at a luxury London jewellers. The burglar's movements seemed straight out of a movie scene as he scaled a two-storey antiques market in Heath Street in swanky Hampstead, North London.

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  2. CCTV captures moment gunman forces terrified customer to kneel on floor in A 50 store raidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Mirror.co.uk

    The balaclava-clad thug made off with just A 50 and a few packets of cigarettes following the robbery in Heywood, Greater Manchester CCTV footage has captured the terrifying moment a masked gunman stormed into a convenience store in broad daylight and forced a customer to kneel on the floor. Wearing a balaclava, the thug ordered a shopkeeper to open the till before escaping with A 50 cash and a few packs of cigarettes.

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  3. Aggressive 2014 tactics that led to complaintsRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Wigan 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. VOTERS in last year's parliamentary by-elections lodged complaints about aggressive campaigning tactics, fights between rival supporters, and bizarre activities on polling day, new data shows.

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  4. A* grade pupil hanged herself after being diagnosed with mild autismRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Mirror.co.uk

    Elspeth McKendrick, 16, killed herself just weeks after she scored a string of A* grades at GCSE because she couldn't come to terms with her diagnosis, an inquest heard. The school prefect desperately wanted to fit in at school and had built up a circle of friends - but felt alone after doctors told her she had Asperger's syndrome in 2012.

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  5. Tribute to man killed in stab attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Newsday

    The family of a man stabbed to death at a house in Greater Manchester say they are "devastated" by the loss of their "beloved brother". Graham Clarke, 52, died following the incident at a house in Claybank Street, Heywood, on Sunday.

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  6. UK police forces investigated 272 cases of alleged electoral fraud last yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Chardandilminsternews.co.uk

    Voters in last year's parliamentary by-elections lodged complaints about aggressive campaigning tactics, fights between rival supporters, and bizarre activities on polling day, new data shows. In one case, a voter complained that wealthy party donors were luring young activists to a key seat with the "unfair" promise of free curry, nightclub entertainment and hotel stays.

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  7. Peter McKay: So who has stuck the knife into Sturgeon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Daily Mail

    What do you make of the 'Nicola Sturgeon would prefer David Cameron as PM' story? The Scot Nat leader denies having said this to the French ambassador, Sylvie Bermann. The claim was made by an unnamed Whitehall official in a note which was later leaked to a Conservative-supporting newspaper.

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  8. Greater Manchester Police said they believed that the attack was an isolated incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 | Worcester News

    The 52-year-old suffered stab wounds and died in hospital, shortly after police were called at 5.45pm today to the house on Claybank Street, Heywood, Greater Manchester following reports two people had been assaulted. Detective Chief Inspector John Harris of GMP, said: "A man has tragically been killed and we are working hard to locate the offender.

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  9. Rochdale Labour councillor's home raided by anti-terror police...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | Daily Mail

    Rochdale Labour councillor's home raided by anti-terror police after his 21-year-old son was arrested on Syrian border with his aunt, cousins and four children Anti-terror police have raided the home of a Labour councillor whose 21-year-old son was arrested on the Syrian border with his aunt, cousins and four children. Shakil Ahmed's Rochdale home was searched by police last night and again this morning after his son Waheed and eight relatives - including four children - were detained in a remote Turkish border town.

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  10. Greater Manchester's election guideRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Newsday

    It's always just after the clocks go forward that the streets around here fill up with two things - people in garish clothes training for the Great Manchester run, and political candidates chasing your vote. If you don't like the latter, I'm afraid there's only bad news in store - there will be more leaflets and canvassing than ever during the next six weeks.

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  11. Louise Baldock - Labour and Co-operative Party Parliamentary Candidate for Stockton SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Northern Echo

    Stockton South is one of the most marginal constituencies in the country and could define the General Election. Chris Webber found out more.

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  12. Clitheroe ware hero policeman pens his life storyRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Clitheroe Advertiser and Times

    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. A war hero who braved Nazi U-boats to ensure vital supplies reached the Allies during the Second World War has written a biography based on his life experiences.

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  13. Ukip's plan to save A 25bn: Leave the EU and slash foreign aid spendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | 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 Ukip shrugged off condemnation of its "British jobs for British workers" policy as it set out an economic platform underpinned by A 25bn of savings from spending on the European Union, overseas aid, Scotland and the HS2 rail link.

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  14. Patrick O'Flynn has said Ukip is the only party promising to spend 2% of Britain's GDP on defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Guardian-series.co.uk

    Ukip set out its economic policies today, promising tax and spending cuts and a crackdown on immigration to boost wages. Patrick O'Flynn, the party's economics spokesman, speaking alongside leader Nigel Farage, also said Ukip would grant employers the right to discriminate in favour of British job-seekers - a suggestion, he said, which saw "all hell break loose" when mentioned by Mr Farage recently.

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  15. How will UKIP pay for the carrots it dangled in front of voters today?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | ITV

    Leader Nigel Farage and his economic spokesman Patrick O'Flynn pledged billions of pounds in the short time they spent standing on a small stage in a metal works factory in Greater Manchester. There were in Heywood and Middleton - the constituency in which UKIP finished in second place in the by-election here last year - and they reached out to voters for whom scrapping overseas aid spending is every bit as important as controlling immigration.

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  16. Police 'sorry' for Rochdale failuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | BBC News

    Greater Manchester Police has admitted it should have focused more on investigating sex abuse in Rochdale than examining victims' credibility. The force apologised after a review highlighted failures "at individual and force level" into its dealings with victims between 2008 and 2010.

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  17. Police car flips onto roof during high speed police chase through town centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    The chase began when a thief jumped into a delivery vehicle while its driver was making a drop off in Heywood, Greater Manchester. Traffic officers in marked and unmarked cars pursued the stolen van from Bury along the motorway to Pilsworth Industrial Estate, Heywood - back onto the motorway and through Heywood town centre.

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  18. UPDATED: Van owner thrown from back of vehicle and police car flipped by carjackerRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Bury Times

    A MAN was thrown out of his van in Bury after a carjacker stole it while he was still in the back. The van was stolen in Haslingden at 10am this morning.

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  19. The NHS, devolution, and the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | Newsday

    A couple of weeks ago I noted that the devolution of funding and decision-making for health and social care to Greater Manchester went some way to fulfil a long-running Treasury ambition for the NHS to be - in effect - broken up. What is striking is that this devolution may have been decades in the making, but it is moving ahead swiftly - from rough concept in November's outline plans for transferring more powers to the regions, to announcement last month.

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  20. Tranmere Rovers in the Community 11/03/15Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | IcNetwork

    Pupils from Claremount Specialist Sports College visited Prenton Park last week as part of the journalism education project run by Tranmere Rovers in the Community education officer Andy Heywood. The 13-16 year olds took part in literacy workshops before attending the home game against Wycombe Wanderers last Tuesday.

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