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Seven of Greater Manchester’s most inspirational people have been awarded one of the highest honours in the land. They were given the prestigious British Empire Medal by the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester at a ceremony at the town hall. Those hono
A pug who was reunited with his owner after he was stolen from a supermarket car park is to become the face of a new anti-dog theft campaign. Frank the pug captured the hearts of M.E.N. readers when he was snatched from owner Phil Ludlam’s van outside
Former City star Mario Balotelli is yet to be interviewed by police after allegedly ‘threatening’ one of his mum’s neighbours for taking pictures of his car. The row erupted in Wythenshawe after the madcap striker parked his red Ferrari F12 Berlinetta on
A firm has been fined after a worker was crushed to death by a three tonne steel container. Michael Wickstead was working at a factory in Oldham when he was struck by an object which was knocked onto him by two cranes which had collided. The 63-year-old
My animals were 'friendly, timid and loving' says owner of dogs that savaged Jade Lomas-Anderson to death
A woman whose dogs savaged to death a teenager described them as "friendly, timid and loving" - while a vet described one as being among the most aggressive dogs he had ever come across. Beverley Concannon, 45, was berated by the family of...
In an exclusive extract from Sergio Aguero's new book, Born to Rise, the Manchester City striker talks about manager Manuel Pellegrini: “I knew of Manuel Pellegrini because he’d managed teams in La Liga when I was with Atletico Madrid. He was a manager w
In an exclusive extract from Sergio Aguero's new book, Born to Rise, the Manchester City striker talks about the sacking of Roberto Mancini. “I think we caught a lot of teams by surprise in our title-winning season because nobody was that aware of us or
In an exclusive extract from Sergio Aguero's forthcoming book, Born to Rise, read his take on the bust up between Carlos Tevez and Roberto Mancini during a Champions League game. “I was on the pitch at the time so I had no idea what was happening on the
In an exclusive extract from his new book Born to Rise, Sergio Aguero tells the story of the most dramatic goal in Premier League history from the perspective of the man who scored it. "I doubt the events of May 13, 2012 will ever be far from my...
Argentina and Barcelona ace Lionel Messi wrote the foreword to Sergio Aguero's new autobiography, Born to Rise. Check out an excerpt from Messi's contribution here: I can very clearly remember the first day that I saw Kun. Of course, back then I didn’t k
Police have described two men who burgled a vulnerable elderly woman’s house as she sat helplessly in the living room as ‘animals’. Two men broke into a house in the Roe Green area of Salford whilst the victim – a 77-year-old partially-deaf woman – sat i
Police are investigating a possible shooting incident after pellet marks were found in two parked cars. Officers were called to Brideoak Street in Cheetham Hill at 9.38am on Friday and found a car and camper van with pellet marks in the body work. A spok
Police step in to shopping centre row after soldier refused cigarettes 'because he was wearing military...
A soldier has told of his outrage after a shopkeeper refused to sell him cigarettes because he was in combat fatigues. Duane Fahy, 27, who serves with 1st Battalion, the Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, said the staff member told him that he believed it was
Sergio Aguero has revealed his fondness for Mario Balotelli and the scrapes the Italian striker got into when he was at City in a new book: Born to Rise, my story. Check out a selection of extracts here: “Mario was crazy when he wanted to be. He’d do daf
Paul Lambert has announced Aston Villa have an option to sign Tom Cleverley in January. The midfielder is on loan from Manchester United and Lambert has been impressed with him since his summer arrival. Villa can make the deal permanent in January but La
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