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Manchester bomber Salman Abedi ‘known up to a point to intelligence services’

Manchester bomber Salman Abedi was known to the intelligence services “up to a point”, Home Secretary Amber Rudd has said.

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Manchester Arena blast: What we know so far

Here is what we know so far about the terrorist attack at Manchester Arena.

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Actor Sir Roger Moore dies of cancer aged 89

Former James Bond star Sir Roger Moore has died in Switzerland at the age of 89 after a short battle with cancer, his family has announced.

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Soldiers to guard concerts and sports matches under anti-terrorist plan

Armed troops could be deployed on the streets to guard concert venues and sports stadiums under a plan authorised by the Government in the wake of the Manchester Arena atrocity.

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Mother says ‘precious’ Olivia Campbell, 15, was Manchester blast victim

The mother of a 15-year-old girl has paid tribute to her “precious” daughter as she revealed she had died in the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Politicians send condolences to the victims of Manchester Arena ‘blast’

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said his thoughts were with all those affected by the “terrible incident” in Manchester following a reported explosion at a packed concert.

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Counter-terror police arrest man at Stansted Airport

A man has been arrested by counter-terror police at Stansted Airport on suspicion he planned on travelling to Syria.

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Manchester suicide bomber named as 22-year-old Salman Abedi

The suicide bomber who brought carnage to the Manchester Arena has been named as Salman Abedi.

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Chocolate eaters ‘may have lower risk of irregular heartbeat’

People who regularly eat chocolate may have a lower risk of developing an irregular heartbeat, a new study has found.

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General Election campaigning remains suspended as terror threat level raised

The major party leaders’ campaigns for the June 8 General Election will remain suspended after the terror threat level was raised to its highest level following the Manchester attack.

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Theresa May says only poll that counts is on June 8

Theresa May has insisted she is not concerned about the Tory opinion poll lead narrowing as she sought to recover from a U-turn over her flagship social care reforms.

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Locals and hotel offer shelter to concert-goers caught up in blast chaos

Concert-goers affected by a suspected terror attack at Manchester Arena have been offered shelter by locals.

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Business as usual despite raised terror threat level: Nicola Sturgeon

The people of Scotland must not allow terrorism to triumph and should go about their business as usual, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.

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Concert-goers describe huge panic as fans fled arena ‘explosion’

Concert-goers and witnesses have described the chaos after “huge bomb-like bangs” went off in Manchester Arena following an Ariana Grande gig.

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Eight-year-old girl among first Manchester blast victims to be named

An eight-year-old girl and a college student were among the first people to be named as victims of the Manchester terror attack.

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Witness tells of seeing ‘carnage everywhere’ after Manchester Arena blast

A father has described seeing “carnage everywhere” in the wake of an explosion at Manchester Arena that left around 30 people, including children and disabled victims, lying on the floor.

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General Election campaigning to remain suspended after Manchester terror attack

The party leaders’ campaigns for the June 8 General Election will remain suspended on Wednesday following the Manchester Arena terrorist attack.

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Daniel Craig’s tribute to fellow Bond Sir Roger Moore: Nobody Does It Better

Daniel Craig has joined Pierce Brosnan in paying tribute to their James Bond predecessor Sir Roger Moore after his death aged 89.

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Researchers must not be short-changed by Brexit, warns Royal Society president

Funding from the European Union is “essential” for UK science and innovation and ministers must ensure that researchers are not “short-changed” by Brexit, the president of the Royal Society has warned.

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Drop in profits for Marks & Spencer amid sales dip in clothing arm

Retail giant Marks & Spencer has seen annual profits tumble by nearly two thirds and revealed sales across its under-pressure clothing arm have plunged back into reverse.

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