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Man charged over double shooting at Bingo Hall in Manchester

Gala Bingo at Harpurhey Credit: ITV Granada Reports

A man has been charged after two people were shot earlier this year outside Gala Bingo at Harpurhey shopping precinct in Manchester.

James Instone, of no fixed address, was charged with two counts of attempted murder, possession of a class A drug with intent to supply and a firearms offence.

He is due to appear at Manchester magistrates today.

Weather: A dry day with a good deal of sunshine

Cleveleys on Good Friday KEV ROBINSON

It will be another dry day with a good deal of sunshine.

A little more cloud is expected compared with Good Friday, spreading in from the east during the afternoon, with thicker cloud over Pennine areas for a time around lunch.

Feeling a little warmer in the sunny spells today, especially around the coast. Highs 14 °C.

Viking treasure discovered in the Isle of Man

Viking and Medieval times has been discovered in the Isle of Man. Credit: ITV Granada

Buried treasure from Viking and Medieval times has been discovered in the Isle of Man.

A rare Viking gold ingot, a silver document seal, gold ring and 119 silver coins from the middle ages are considered highly valuable and rewards for the finders could reach tens of thousands of pounds.

Buried treasure Credit: ITV Granada

The finds were made by metal detector enthusiasts and they'll now be looked after and studied at the Manx Museum.


Cannabis farm found after toddler dials 999 by accident

GMP tweeted "Look what we found following an abandoned 999 call made by a child!" Credit: GMP Salfod

A toddler led police to a cannabis farm in Salford after dialing 999 while playing with his parents' phone.

Nine cannabis plants were found when officers attended an address in Little Hulton following up a silent emergency call made by the child.

A 29-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of cultivating cannabis.

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