1 hr ago
The Daily Record
Woolwich terror attack: Family pay tribute to 'our hero'...
THE family of the soldier murdered in Woolwich paid tribute to "our hero" today as they expressed their shock that he had been so brutally killed on British soil.
3 hrs ago
Church leaders condemn the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby
Drummer Lee Rigby, aged 25, from Middleton, Rochdale, was killed in broad daylight in front of horrified passers-by by two men armed with knives and a meat cleaver.
4 hrs ago
International Business Times
Woolwich Beheading: Police Say Claim of Muslim Joy in Oldham is False Rumour
The far-right English Defence League, whose members hurled bottles and abuse at police in Woolwich on Wednesday night, got in on the rumours early by posting the tweet.
Thu May 23, 2013
Rise in house fires caused by overheating Eccles cakes in a microwave
Firefighters are warning snack lovers not to warm their Eccles cakes in the microwave after a string of fires caused by the sugar bursting into flames.
LAST summer, a resurrection no one thought possible took place in Heaton Park.
The Stone Roses played three record-breaking gigs to more than 220,000 adoring fans and acclaimed film-maker Shane Meadows was there to capture the momentous occasion.
British Ministry of Defense pays tribute to 'loving father' killed in UK terror attack
The British Ministry of Defense paid tribute Thursday to the soldier slashed to death in the middle of a London street by two Muslim terrorists, describing him as "popular and witty" and a "loving father." Authorities identified Drummer Lee Rigby, 25,of 2nd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, as the victim of the savage attack.
Elaine and her Fifth Knight
Writer Elaine Powell will discuss The Fifth Knight alongside fellow historical novelist Deborah Swift, from North Lancashire.
Gangster stepson's killers jailed
Two men have been jailed for life for the murder of the stepson of gangland celebrity and author Dave Courtney.
Teacher's knife murderer jailed
A MAN who stabbed a music teacher from Prestwich in the neck for no apparent reason has been jailed for life for his murder.
Wed May 22, 2013
Teenage apprentice who was target of warehouse forklift pranks died...
Accident: Factory worker Niall Page, 17, was crushed to death by a forklift truck just two days before his 18th birthday A teenage apprentice was killed in a warehouse accident just two days before his 1 8th birthday , an inquest heard today.
'He drove off laughing...'
George Tapp, a 64-year-old electrician whose legs were broken as the car struck him, told from his hospital bed of how he clung to the car's windscreen wipers as he was carried for over 100 yards on the vehicle's bonnet - and that the driver, still laughing, switched the wipers on to dislodge him.
Complaints Upheld Against Speed Camera Operators
Members of the public are having success holding speed camera companies and their customers accountable.
Tue May 21, 2013
Skip firm fined after fly-tipping inquiry
A SKIP hire firm and its owner have been ordered to pay more than A 10,000 after a probe into fly-tipping in Bolton.
Bolton top of list for street attacks on police officers
A POLICE officer is injured on Bolton's streets every 56 hours - more often than anywhere else in Greater Manchester - according to new figures obtained by The Bolton News .
Mon May 20, 2013
Chester Evening Leader
Former Chester City FC director on drugs charges
A FORMER director and club accountant of Chester City FC has been charged with drug dealing following a huge police operation.
Claims were genuine, says police inspector
Mohammed Razaq, aged 53, is accused of making insurance claims, using his work computer to create fake quotation documents and using numerous identities.
Sat May 18, 2013
Rush's Complete Catalog Remastered for iTunes
Rush 's entire album catalog has been remastered specifically for iTunes to commemorate the band's recent induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Eight charged and Aston Martin seized after 'Meow Meow' raids in Manchester
Company director Paula White was one of 12 people investigated over the sale of A 3.8 million of drugs through www.wide-mouth-frogs.com A businesswoman has been charged with drug dealing after the biggest ever police raids on suppliers of party drug 'Meow Meow'. Former accountant and company director Paula White, 44, was held at her A 800,000 home ... (more)
Fri May 17, 2013
Jaguar launches plan to spruce up U.S. stores
Jaguar is rolling out a plan to refurbish its U.S. dealerships in preparation for a wave of new products.
Man 'unlawfully killed' in Nigeria
An engineer from Greater Manchester was unlawfully killed by his kidnappers in Nigeria minutes after a UK-led rescue operation stormed in, an inquest found.