Thousands of police officers bowed their heads in silence for the funeral of one of their young colleagues.
PC Nicola Hughes was described by her Chief Constable as a young woman who "decided not to be a bystander".
Peter Fahy said she was an officer who died from her "devotion to others". She and her colleague Fiona Bone died in a gun and grenade attack two weeks ago.
People who were at PC Nicola Hughes's funeral in Manchester have been telling Granada Reports why they felt compelled to attend her funeral.
Thousands of people flocked into Manchester city centre to watch the funeral cortege go by - standing alongside police officers from other parts of the UK.
Mourners have attended the funeral mass of PC Nicola Hughes in Manchester Cathedral.
She was killed on a routine call with her colleague PC Fiona Bone, whose funeral is tomorrow.
Thousands of members of the public also paid their respects, answering an appeal for people to stand shoulder to shoulder with officers as the funeral cortege passed by on its way to Manchester Cathedral.
Greater Manchester Police colleague PC Tracy Miskell paid a moving tribute to her friend PC Nicola Hughes at Manchester Cathedral.
Police chaplain Keith Stewart said PC Hughes was born at the Royal Oldham Hospital in 1988, attended Saddleworth High School and went on to study at Huddersfield University before joining the police.
He asked mourners to "remember a vibrant young woman" who was a green belt in karate but also enjoyed looking after her nails and hair and who still had "something of the little girl about her".
Deansgate in Manchester city centre is now closed as members of the public join police on the route of the funeral procession of PC Nicola Hughes.
The ensign of Greater Manchester Police flies at half mast above Manchester Cathedral ahead of the funeral of PC Nicola Hughes.
Police officers from across the country have been deployed on Deansgate. These two officers are from Sussex Police.
Deansgate has been closed between Quay Street and Manchester Cathedral ahead of the funeral of PC Nicola Hughes. It will reopen at 15:00.