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A number of high-end cars have been slapped with tickets and even towed away outside a popular celebrity haunt. Parking wardens were seen issuing fixed penalty notices to a number for posh motors parked in loading bays and on double yellow lines on King
Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert believes Manchester United can still win the Premier League title this season. Although the Reds trail League leaders Chelsea by eight points, they have recorded six successive wins and have ascended to third in the table. L
An operation carried out last month by Greater Manchester Police resulted in more than 250 people being arrested, 64 of them for rape-related offences. Op Patina, which focused on offences involving vulnerable victims such as domestic abuse, rape and chi
Lancashire will sit down with Andrew Flintoff to discuss his future with the club when he returns from playing in Australia’s Twenty20 Big Bash League next month. The former England all-rounder is set to make his debut for Brisbane Heat on Sunday after a
New York City FC will begin their inaugural Major League Soccer season against fellow newcomers Orlando City. Manchester City's sister club will commence Eastern Conference campaign at Yankee Stadium on March 8 in the Eastern Conference. Orlando will boa
Drug dealers are using hard boiled sweets laced with LSD to dupe nightclub bouncers. Nightclubs, bars and pubs across Greater Manchester have been put on alert by police chiefs over the Christmas and New Year period. And party-goers hitting the town over
Two men have been jailed after police seized one of the largest single hauls of drugs in the force’s history. Heroin with a street value of £6.5m at a purity of more than 60 per cent was found hidden inside a plastic, laundry-style bag in a private hire
Louis van Gaal will not make a call on Radamel Falcao's future until the striker has an extended run in the Manchester United first team. Despite a difficult, injury-hit start to life at Old Trafford, Falcao this week spelled out his desire to stay at th
A man has been left homeless days before Christmas after he fell asleep and left a burning candle on top of a TV in his bedroom. The tea-light candle melted and burned through the television set before setting fire to curtains. The 44-year-old man was wo
A blaze risked extinguishing Christmas plans after flames tore through a vibrant city centre attraction just hours before revellers hit the town for Mad Friday. Firefighters were called to the Oast House in Spinningfields after one of its two teepees cau
The Minister of State for Transport was at Guide Bridge train station to officially launch its £1.7m makeover. The work includes a new car park with 140 spaces and the installation of CCTV cameras. There is also a state-of-the-art ticket office and a tic
After the start to the season that United had experienced, it would’ve taken an optimistic fan to say that at this stage we would be sitting third and just eight points behind leaders Chelsea. Now, after a run of six consecutive wins culminating in the 3
A hero passer-by tackled a thug who attacked a woman for her money in the middle of a busy road. Detectives have issued an e-fit of the would-be robber, who was knocked down by a Good Samaritan before he could steal £200. The thwarted attack came at abou
An organisation which provides military style fitness to youngsters has secured £1m from the government to help inspire children. Commando Joe’s was set up in Leigh, Wigan, five-years-ago by Mike Hamilton, a former bomb disposal expert who served in Iraq
The last time Aston Villa beat Manchester United in the Premier League Take That were number one with "Never Forget", Waterworld was bossing the box office, Brian Lara had just hit a century at Trent Bridge and Alan Hansen said "You...
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