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Lib Dems launch election campaign in McDonald’s

"I've done the opens and the closes, I've worked on the drive-thru and cooked McNuggets". It's not quite how you would expect an election campaign video to begin. But after an angry voter told him to "f*** off back to McDonald's", John Leech has hit back by launching his bid to reclaim the coveted south Manchester seat... in McDonald's. …

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Guardian Events this weekend in Manchester

Are you in Manchester this weekend? We’ve partnered with Manchester International Festival and have several exciting free events at The House of Unrest, celebrating the spirit of activism and how protest can change the world! Read more and sign up here: Reform Radio Live Learn to change the world in an hour Placard making workshop …

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The end of the line for Virgin Trains: Avanti take over West Coast Main Line

Newly formed train operator Avanti West Coast has officially taken over from Virgin Trains as the operator running the West Coast Main Line. Avanti, owned by Aberdeen-based transport firm FirstGroup and Italian firm Trenitalia took over from what was Britain's longest-running rail franchise this morning after Virgin Group and…

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16-year-old Raped in Rochdale

Officers are appealing for information after a 16-year old girl was raped on Birch Road yesterday (Wednesday 15 January 2020). At around 5pm, the girl was walking through an alley off Birch Road…

Britain’s Most Prolific Rapist Jailed

A serial rapist who filmed himself attacking his victims after drugging them at his home in Manchester has been jailed. Reynhard Sinaga (19/02/1983), of no fixed address, has today (Monday 6…

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Lord Mayor of London calls on innovative Northern firms to join him abroad

The Lord Mayor of London, William Russell, will this week (21 & 22 November) visit two leading UK finance hubs, Manchester and Leeds, calling on northern firms to join him on upcoming trade delegations abroad to explore international business opportunities and expansion. The trip is the first of his Mayoralty and will be an effort to boost…

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Bolton and Stockport on track for Metrolink

Towns on track for Metrolink extensions as Conservatives pledge £4.2 billion for local public transport projects BOLTON and Stockport are on track for Metrolink extensions…

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Bishop of Manchester in Blockgate Row

A row has broken out online after the Bishop of Manchester blocked a former Greater Manchester Police Superintendent. Pete Jackson, former head of GMP's Murder Squad, raised concerns that the…

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