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Festival is back for it's 10th year

The Kendal Calling music festival is back for the 10th year. Thousands are expected to make the trip to South Cumbria for the four day event. Manchester's James will be among the headline acts along with DJ's Mr Scruff and Dave Haslam.

Elbow will be performing on Saturday Credit: pa

Headlining on Saturday are rockers Elbow, from Bury. The weekend will also see performances from the Kaiser Chiefs and Snoop Dogg.

Anthony Walker's legacy - 10 years on from his murder

Its ten years since 18 year old Anthony Walker was murdered in a racist attack in a park in Liverpool. His killers, Paul Taylor and Michael Barton were jailed for life. A foundation has been set up in Anthony's name to tackle hate crime and promote diversity on Merseyside.

Anthony was attacked in McGoldrick Park, Huyton Credit: family photo

Anthony's sister Dominique says her brother's death inspired her to join the police. And she now works in their specialist hate crime unit. She's spoken about dealing with her loss.

Rise in Anti-Semitic incidents

Greater Manchester Police have recorded a rise in reports of anti-semitic incidents in the first- half of 2015. The force says it mirrors the national figure of a 38 percent increase

Reports of Anti-Semitic incidents have gone up in Greater Manchester Credit: pa

GMP says it's working closely alongside the Jewish community and takes all reports of hate crime very seriously

We will absolutely not tolerate anti-Semitism, or any racial or religious hatred on the streets of our city. Greater Manchester has a long and proud tradition of celebrating diversity.....

– Assistant Chief Constable Gary Shewan, Greater Manchester Police

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Expert: Segregation must be independently reviewed

A terrorist prisoner who murdered a Greater Manchester Police officer has won a legal challenge in the Supreme Court

Kamel Bourgass stabbed Constable Stephen Oake to death 12 years ago. Bourgass was also involved in a plot to spread the poison Ricin.

More: Terrorists win legal battle against prison segregation

Today the court ruled it was unlawful to segregate him and another prisoner in jail for extended periods.

Mark Leech, editor of The Prisons Handbook and former prisoner, says segregation must be subject to an independent review.

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