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October 19, 2018 9:44 AM Manchester stabbing: Co-op shop worker knifed during botched robbery in Whalley Range

A CO-OP shop worker was stabbed at a branch in Whalley Range, Manchester while chasing after a robber. Police and paramedics rushed to the scene at about 7.25am this morning. The North West Ambulance Service sent a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance and took the man to hospital. Police have since said he has been discharged from hospital after suffering 26

October 18, 2018 10:24 AM Police officer run over in Blackley during van chase

Two teenage girls are among four people arrested after a police officer was run over during a police chase. The officer, 43, suffered leg injuries when he was hit by a van being pursued by officers at 07:30 BST in Blackley New Road, Blackley, Manchester. He had been responding to a disturbance at a nearby flat when a man fled in a black Citroen Berlingo 45

October 17, 2018 9:08 PM Clickbait balls: Everton and Liverpool both boast the Premier League’s best goalkeeper

How football journalism works: No.9: be all things to all fans. The Liverpool Echo published two stories on goalkeepers: one on how much better than the rest the Liverpool ‘keeper is; one on how much better than the rest the Everton ‘keeper is. “Alisson Becker is the best goalkeeper in the Premier League and we have the stats to prove it.” “Jordan Pickford’s 44

October 16, 2018 5:07 PM Unilad web publisher bought by LADbible

The firm that owns viral news website Unilad, which went into administration earlier this month, has been bought by social media group LADbible. The sale of Bentley Harrington safeguards the jobs of more than 200 people working for the business. Bentley Harrington collapsed with debts of £6.5m, including owing £1.5m to UK tax authorities. The Unilad 49

October 15, 2018 8:26 PM Police used FACIAL recognition to monitor shopping centre visitors for SIX months

GREATER Manchester Police has been forced to pause its surveillance using Automatic Facial Recognition to scan shoppers after intrusion concerns after officers used the controversial surveillance to monitor every visitor at Trafford Centre for six months. Mr Porter wrote on a government blog: ”Compared to the size and scale of the processing of all people 36

October 15, 2018 2:50 PM Driver stopped in car with three tyres on M60 near Bury

A drug-driver was arrested after his car was stopped on a busy motorway with only three tyres. Worried motorists called police after seeing the red Citroen travelling on a bare wheel rim on the M60 near Bury, Greater Manchester. Police said they had "never seen a car in a worse condition on a motorway" and that it was "beyond belief" it had been driven 61

October 15, 2018 2:21 PM Manchester United shares rise amid Saudi prince takeover talk

It claimed the prince was interested in supporting the purchase of a major stake worth about £3bn or a full takeover. The paper said he was keen to take on the spending power of fierce local Premier League rivals Manchester City, owned by Abu Dhabi's Sheikh Mansour for the past decade. The Glazer family, which has controlled United since 2005, was yet to comment 91

October 15, 2018 1:15 PM Vincent Kompany's father is Belgium's first black mayor

The 71-year-old Pierre Kompany, who came to Belgium as a refugee in the 1970s, becomes mayor of a town within the Brussels region. The star footballer and his brother Francois posted a video on Instagram congratulating their father Pierre on his election win. On Sunday Mr Kompany, 71, was elected mayor of Ganshoren after his party agreed to a coalition 47

October 13, 2018 8:48 PM Netherlands 3-0 Germany: Liverpool's Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum score for hosts

Liverpool pair Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum scored as the Netherlands won to send Germany to the bottom of Nations League Group A1. Van Dijk reacted first to head in from close range after Ryan Babel had headed against the crossbar following Memphis Depay's right-wing corner. Depay added a second late on from a quick counter-attack after being 59

October 11, 2018 10:39 AM Naked jam-smeared women in Manchester was 'art stunt'

Two women who sat naked in Manchester city centre smeared in strawberry jam did so "in the name of art". Startled crowds watched the pair as they wiped bread on each other and proceeded to eat it. The sticky stunt in Market Street on Wednesday was an exercise in "artistic expression", according to Greater Manchester Police. In a tweet, Insp John Middleton 44