A man from Rochdale has been found guilty of the murder of an Islamic scholar in the town.
Jalal Uddin was murdered while walking home from prayers.
Mohammed Syeedy had denied murdering Mr Uddin in an ISIS inspired plot.
A man has been airlifted to hospital after being found on fire at a Frankie and Benny’s restaurant in Greater Manchester.
Emergency crews were called to a retail park in Rochdale at 11.15am.
Paramedics discovered a man who had suffered burns from the waist down.
He was rushed to Wythenshawe Hospital by air ambulance.
A spokesman for the North West Ambulance Service confirmed that medics were called to help a man this morning.
We were called to Sandbrook Park in Rochdale at 11.16pm to a patient who appeared to have burns.
They were taken by air ambulance to Wythenshawe Hospital.
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Matt O'Donoghue reports from the trial of a man accused of murder after an Islamic scholar was beaten to death in Rochdale.
It's alleged that Mohammed Syeedy was the get away driver the night Jalal Uddin was beaten up and left to die.
Syeedy denies murder.
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A man has been charged with causing death by dangerous driving after a teenage girl died in a collision in Rochdale.
Michael Bowker, 19, from Rochdale, has also been charged with two counts of causing serious injury by dangerous driving.
He has been released on bail to appear at Bury and Rochdale Magistrates Court on Friday, September 23.
Chloe Cockton, 16, died and four other teenagers were injured in the crash in the early hours of Sunday, July 24.
The crash happened near the junction with Mellor Street and Bury Road in the early hours of the morning.
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A court has heard how a man accused of being part of a plot to murder an Islamic scholar in Rochdale had photos on his phone showing his support for Islamic State and ISIS.
Jalal Uddin was 72 when he was beaten to death he was walking home from a friend's house after prayers.
Mohammed Syeedy, who's 21 and from the the town, denies murder.
Matt O'Donoghue's been in court:
The jury in the trial of Jalal Uddin's murder have heard evidence from the 16-year-old girl who found him dead in February this year.
Matt O'Donoghue is at Manchester Crown Court.
The jury has been read evidence from a woman whose daighter was helped by Jalal Uddin's #ruqya when she developed epilepsy.
A 16 year old girl told the court of the traumatic moment she discovered Jalal Uddin as he lay, battered, in a #Rochdale park
In a recorded interview the girl says: “I was traumatised by the whole thing. I was screaming, I lost my breath. "
The girl continued: I had a panic attack; I just freaked out. I was crying. When he stopped moving, I lost it and was screaming.
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