January 13, 2019 12:16 AM Young boy KILLED in horrific Manchester hit and run
A MOTORIST has been arrested after an 11-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run collision. The youngster was treated by paramedics at the scene of the incident in Beswick, Manchester, but died of his injuries in hospital. A grey VW Golf believed to be involved in the collision was found abandoned a short distance away. The collision occurred on Albert 122
January 11, 2019 10:30 AM Arsenal v Man Utd FA Cup fourth-round tie live on BBC One
The FA Cup fourth-round tie between Arsenal and Manchester United will be live on BBC One on Friday, 25 January. It is one of three games being broadcast on the BBC that weekend, with Millwall v Everton (Saturday, 17:30 GMT) and Chelsea v Sheffield Wednesday or Luton (Sunday, 18:00) also live. The fifth-round draw will be on The One Show on Monday, 28 January 114
January 11, 2019 8:46 AM Dianne Oxberry SHOCK death: Who was Dianne Oxberry? Why was she famous?
DIANNE Oxberry has died at the age of 51 following a short illness. Who was Dianne Oxberry and why was she famous? Dianne Oxberry has died from cancer at the age of 51, her family confirmed on Friday. She suffered from cancer and died at the Christie hospital in Manchester on Thursday morning. Oxberry was married to cameraman Ian Hindle, whom she had two children 114
January 10, 2019 10:20 PM Poundland accused of ‘APPALLING SEXISM’ over 'PERVERTED' 'boobies' and 'booty' sweets
POUNDLAND has been called out by outraged customers and accused of “sexism” for selling “boobies” and “booty” marshmallows. The candies, sold alongside other sweets, come in a packaging inviting customers to “squidge” the cheeks and “be gentle”. The 50p marshmallows became notorious on social media after Twitter user Gemma Aitchison, who found them in Bolton 110
January 10, 2019 9:33 PM FA Continental Tyres League Cup: Manchester City Women 7-1 Brighton & Hove Albion Women
Manchester City Women scored four goals in the last 10 minutes as they thrashed Brighton to reach the semi-finals of the FA Continental Tyres League Cup. Nikita Parris chipped in to put City ahead but Danielle Buet levelled from the spot after Karen Bardsley's foul. Lauren Hemp and Caroline Weir scored either side of half-time as the hosts led 3-1 going 113
January 10, 2019 7:45 PM Manchester Pride adopts Pride flag with black and brown stripes
Manchester Pride has chosen an official flag which includes black and brown stripes alongside the original rainbow. The 2019 Manchester Pride Festival will use a design with eight stripes which was originally flown outside Philadelphia’s City Hall in 2017, instead of Gilbert Baker‘s classic flag. Mark Fletcher, the chief executive of Manchester Pride 112
January 10, 2019 12:20 PM Raheem Sterling writes letter to young fan after he suffered racial abuse
Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has told a young City fan to "be proud of who you are" after he was racially abused. Sterling, 24, wrote a letter to the supporter after the boy's grandmother revealed he had been having a "tough time" because of the abuse. Sterling has been the victim of abuse himself, the most recent alleged incident 136
January 9, 2019 7:54 PM M6 CLOSED: Why is the M6 shut tonight? How long will it be closed?
A “major incident” shut down the M6 in both directions near Stoke-on-Trent on Wednesday evening. Both northbound and southbound carriages of the M6 between junction 15 and junction 16 were closed because of the “ongoing police incident.” Staffordshire Police confirmed the southbound carriageway reopened at 7.30pm, but the northbound carriageway remains 286
January 8, 2019 5:55 PM Heathrow DRONE chaos: Is YOUR flight cancelled? What's happening at Heathrow?
HEATHROW AIRPORT have suspended flights following reported drone sightings, but is your flight cancelled? What is happening at Heathrow Airport? Flights from London's Heathrow airport were halted on Tuesday after the airport said there had been sightings of a drone flown near Britain's busiest air hub. A statement from Heathrow Airport said: "We are responding 105
January 7, 2019 9:52 AM Eric Haydock dead: The Hollies bassist dies aged 75 as bandmates share touching tribute
ERIC HAYDOCK — founding member of Manchester legends The Hollies — has died at the age of 75, his bandmates confirmed last night. “Although Eric left The Hollies in 1966, I occasionally listen enthralled by our BBC and Abbey Road recording sessions and dear Eric masterfully playing his six string bass. Eric left the rock ’n’ roll group in 1966 but featured 89