The couple have known each other since childhood and have been married 70 years - and even their birthdays are just a day apart.Read the full story ›
Steve Young has put his life on hold in order to raise awareness of autism and the work that the national charity Caudwell Children.
Steve's spending 50 hours in living inside a 3 x 2 metre glass box located in the foyer of a Tesco store.
He's determined to bring the disability to the attention of the general public and says living 'locked in' the box is the perfect metaphor for the condition.
And it’s the work of the charity Caudwell Children, says Steve, that has inspired him to put himself in self-imposed confinement.
“If my time being ‘Locked in for Autism’ helps people to understand the needs of autistic children, then it will all be worthwhile.”
This amazing Granada TV footage shows a young Muhammad Ali giving an interview with Bob Greaves when he was in Stretford Arndale shopping Centre in 1971.
In the footage, Ali talks candidly about his plans to convert to Islam, his love of the city of Manchester and Jo Frazier.
Little Amelia Doyle cannot go to school with her three sisters after she was refused a place.Read the full story ›
victim sustained facial injury after being wrestled to floor and robbedRead the full story ›
A teenage boy with a life-threatening brain tumour has achieved his dream of starring in a Christmas pop videoRead the full story ›
A seven-year-old boy is to receive millions of pounds in compensation after suffering brain damage when he was just a few days old.Read the full story ›
A Tesco store has been caught out scrapping ‘£4,000 worth’ of unsold bikes rather than giving them to away to charity.Read the full story ›
An investigation has been launched after a 28-year-old man was shot in the leg in Stratford in the early hours of this morning.
Police were called to Mossvale Road shortly after 2am, the man was taken to hospital where his condition is described as serious but not life threatening.
The investigation is at an early stage and enquiries are on-going, forensic teams are on place coming the area.
I understand incidents like this can cause a lot of concern in the community but I want to assure everybody that a thorough investigation has now been launched.
In the meantime we have increased patrols in the area and if anybody has any concerns or information then I would urge them to please speak to one of our officers on patrol or contact police.
Anybody with information should contact police on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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