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Ultragenyx doses 1st patient in rare disease drug trial
Biotech IPO hopeful Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical Inc. started dosing the first patient in a Phase I/II study of a treatment for MPS 7, the Novato company said Wednesday.
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'Fishy smell' mystery in Greater Manchester leaves...
In the last 24 hours a strange 'fishy' odour has slowly spread from one corner of the region to another.
7 hrs ago
Rotate like an Egyptian?
Mystery solved: Experts were confounded when a 3,800-year-old statue of Egyptian god Neb-Senu started rotating on its glass shelf inside a sealed display case in a Manchester, England, museum.
11 hrs ago
Michael Bond and Robert Pinkney have been jailed. Lee James Seddon is wanted
A Manchester man has been jailed after he crashed a stolen car during a police chase in Birmingham and admitting he was planning a robbery in Lancashire that day.
15 hrs ago
Soldier held over nail bomb find
A soldier has been arrested on suspicion of terrorism offences after a nail bomb was found at a house in Salford The 19-year-old man was detained at an Army base in Paderborn, Germany, following the discovery of the suspicious device at a terraced house in Salford last week.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
FROM the moment we meet our guide, Pauline Lloyd, we go back in time.
Discover Historic Altrincham is the first of four walking tours organised by Altrincham and Bowdon Civic society in conjunction with Manchester Guided Tours.
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Pixies' Bassist Kim Shattuck Fired By The Band
NOVEMBER 21: Kim Shattuck of Pixies performs on stage at Manchester Apollo on November 21, 2013 in Manchester, United Kingdom.
Mail on Sunday
Killed over Christmas presents: 'Frail grandfather' beaten to death...
Two self-styled vigilantes who beat up an innocent man and left him to die after a 'lynch mob' hunt for a Christmas present stealing burglar were jailed today.
Resident fury as UK firm begins shale gas test drilling in Greater Manchester
A British energy firm is pushing ahead with test drilling in Greater Manchester, paving the way for fracking.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Gangland banker who ignored wife's pleas to end life of crime jailed
Surveillance officers heard Nouman Tariq's wife Aneela telling him: "I don't need luxuries - why don't you find a job?" Nouman Tariq was part of a network of seemingly legitimate businessmen who were paid to smuggle huge sums across the Pennines for organised crime syndicates.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
the austerity consensus ....
England is two countries. One is dominated by London, the other remains in its shadow.
In 'Philomena,' Steve Coogan rejects comedy that is purely cynical and ironic
Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP In this Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 photo, Philomena Lee, right, shares a laugh with Steve Coogan, a cast member in the film “Philomena,” as they pose together for a portrait at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Teacher's random assault being linked by some to youths' 'knockout game'
Brutal, violent and random, the sucker-punch attack by a teenager that knocked out Pittsburgh high school teacher James Addlespurger in a Downtown alley in 2011 is receiving renewed international attention because of similar attacks on strangers happening throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Three charged over hacking at English FA
LONDON: Three men including a referee have been charged following allegations of computer hacking and the sharing of private information at the Football Association, police said on Friday.
Stuart Hall in court on fresh rape charges
Heather Emmonds, who stabbed her son's ex-partner to death as she feared she was going to take her grandson away, could be facing 25 years in jail Papiss Cisse has shrugged off talk of a move to Queens Park Rangers - and vowed to rediscover his best form in the coveted No 9 shirt at Newcastle United Entertainment Editor Gordon Barr meets up with ... (more)
Coronation Street - new set in numbers
Coronation Street's set has been undergoing a move from Quay Street in Manchester to MediaCity UK , on the banks of Manchester Ship Canal.
Sara Cox launches bid to build area's first children's hospice in Radcliffe
RADIO presenter Sara Cox has launched a A 1 million appeal to complete the building of a children's hospice in the borough.
Drug Scandal to Spur Co-Operative Bank Bond Swap: U.K. Credit
Allegations that Paul Flowers, the former Co-Operative Bank Plc chairman, bought crack cocaine and crystal methamphetamine may assist the lender in securing enough support from bondholders to approve its overhaul today.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Foster's Daily Democrat
Rochester police log
The following items are based on 632 entries on the Rochester Police Log from Nov. 7 to Nov. 11: Thursday, Nov. 7 5:53 a.m. - A man on Congress Street yells that he's going to damage a vehicle.