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Hughie Fury to meet opponent ahead of world title fight

Hughie Fury will come face to face with his opponent for the WBO World Heayweight title in his home city of Manchester later.

Tyson Fury's cousin is taking on the reigning champion Joseph Parker of New Zealand at Manchester Arena.

They'll meet for the final press conference ahead of the bout at the weekend.

WBO champion Joseph Parker (left) and challenger Hughie Fury Credit: pa

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Homophobic bullying on the rise in Manchester schools

Bullying ranged from name calling to physical assault Credit: PA

Figures just released indicate that homophobic and transphobic bullying incidents have doubled in Manchester's High schools in just two years.

Politician and Gay Rights Campaigner John Leech says Freedom of Information figures indicate there were more than 600 incidents in the last six years.

Bullying ranged from name calling and physical assault.

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