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.


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.


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.


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.


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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