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.
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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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A five-year-old boy from Manchester who melted hearts after created a superhero mask to help him face up to a gruelling three months of cancer treatment.
Harley Renshaw from Stretford has been given the all clear after battling the disease in his kidney, neck, lung and bones.
Harley was diagnosed with neuroblastoma - a rare and aggressive childhood cancer but his Ninja Turtle mask made him feel stronger while having his treatment. Today he got to meet his inspirations the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' at Blackpool Pleasure Beach.
His Stacey Parker said "I'm so emotional it's just fantastic, Harley has loved it." She continued: "His end of treatment scans are clear but every three months we've got to go for follow ups and it's going to be a worry until 5 years are over and he gets the all clear hopefully." Stacey added that treats like today "makes us feel normal, it's nice to get out as a family."
5 year old Harley has also been awarded one of Cancer Research UK’s Little Star Awards which acknowledges the unique challenges faced by youngsters who encounter cancer.
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