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Amazing footage shows customs unload record-breaking £66.5m drugs haul

This astonishing footage captures the moment police discovered a record-breaking drugs haul – paving the way for a continental trafficking gang to be brought crashing down.
The £66.5m heroin and cocaine find was the climax of months of work carried out…


Drugs baron who flooded region with heroin and cocaine from his Hale home is jailed for 25 years

A former nightclub bouncer who flooded the region with cocaine and heroin from his home in Hale has been jailed for 25 years.
Julian Solomon was one of eight men sentenced for their role in a complex operation that eventually ended when a £66.5m haul o…


Manchester still in shock over arena attack, says Courteeners' Liam Fray

The Courteeners’ frontman Liam Fray has said Manchester remains in shock almost 10 months after the arena bombing.
The musician, 32, who was born in Greater Manchester, still finds it difficult to discuss the terror attack which left 22 dead at an Aria…