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Mosque shootings death toll rises to 50 as authorities begin release of bodies

Fifty people are now known to have been killed in the New Zealand mosque shootings as the bodies of victims begin to be returned to their families.
An Australian man remains the only person to have been charged in connection with the attacks at two mos…

Day of chaos across the region as a MONTH'S rainfall deluges Greater Manchester

Heavy downpours caused flooding and travel disruption across parts of Greater Manchester on Saturday.
Nearly a month’s worth of rain fell in under 24-hours in some areas.
There were TWO yellow Met Office weather warnings in effect[1] – one for rain and…

Man crushed to death by lorry making delivery on New York Street in Manchester named

A man crushed to death by a lorry reversing into a loading bay at a city centre skyscraper has been named as 53-year-old Lee Warburton.
A file has been passed to the coroner following Mr Warburton’s tragic death earlier this week.
His Facebook profile …

Lorry ploughs into the side of a Ford Fiesta sending it spinning into a lamppost

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Heart-stopping moment lorry ploughs straight through traffic lights into the side of a Ford Fiesta sending it spinning into a lamppost before woman driver was taken to hospital
The HGV hurtled into the hatchback in the middle …

Fake boobs, a shocking X-ray and snared by a piece of ham

It didn’t take Sherlock Holmes to catch these numpties.
From the arsonist who set himself on fire to the peckish burglar who left his DNA on a piece of ham… they’re some of Manchester’s most bungling criminals.
And, while the effect of their crimes o…

The luckiest man in Italy: Genoa bridge collapse truck driver tells how the road 'collapsed in front of him'

The driver of the truck pictured just inches from the precipice of the Genoa bridge collapse has told how he saw the motorway ‘fall away’ in front of him.
Two more bodies have been pulled out of tonnes of rubble after a bridge collapsed in Genoa, raisi…