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Police search for missing Oldham boy

Tyler Tomkinson Credit: GMP

Police want to trace a 15-year-old boy from Oldham who is missing from home.

Tyler Tomkinson was last seen at his home on Albion Gardens Close in Royton on Thursday 10 April 2014.

Tyler is described as being 5ft 6in tall, of slim build with short brown hair.

He was last seen wearing a navy blue body warmer, blue Converse T-shirt with white circles on the chest, blue Adidas tracksuit bottoms and black Nike trainers.

Three men jailed for life for murdering Liverpool man

Thomas White Credit: Merseyside Police

Three men have been jailed for life for the murder of a Liverpool man.

Jason Osu was shot dead outside his home in Wavertree in November 2012.

Paul Croxton Credit: Merseyside Police

Thomas White, 29, has been sentenced to 32 years in jail, Paul Croxton, 21, has been jailed for 30 years and George McGovern, 54 has been sentenced to 26 years in jail.

George McGovern Credit: Merseyside Police



Sir Alex Ferguson's wines set to fetch £3m at auction

Sir Alex Ferguson
The former Manchester United manager was known to enjoy a glass after a game. Credit: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

Part of Sir Alex Ferguson's wine collection is expected to fetch around £3 million when it goes under the hammer next month, auction house Christie's says.

The collection features many fine and rare wines including Domaine de la Romanee-Conti Burgundies and many Finest First Growth Bordeaux, ranging in vintages from 1986 (the year he was appointed manager at Manchester United) to 2011.

The former Manchester United manager was known to invite opposition managers to share a bottle with him after games.

The wines will be offered at sales in Hong Kong on 24 May, London on 5 June and online only from 9 June to 23 June, they said.

Read: Sir Alex Ferguson to take on teaching role at Harvard


Rochdale fans top the suffering league

Spotland Stadium home of Rochdale FC Credit: PA

Fans of Rochdale FC are the most long-suffering in Britain according the Mirror.

The paper reports statisticians have compiled a "Fan Suffering Index" and Rochdale fans have had to endure the most.

Rochdale are in their 78th season in the bottom table of the football league.

Statement from Matthew Jordan's family after his body was found in Lake Windermere

Matthew Jordan Credit: Cumbria Police

The family of Matthew Jordan have issued a statement thanking people for their support.

They said:

“We would like to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone for all of your support and kind words and actions in trying to help us to find Matthew.

“For those of you that knew him, it represents what a fantastic, friendly and humorous person he was.

For those of you who didn’t know him, yet still put a lot of your time and effort into searching for him, it shows that people in your community do care, are selfless, and have a wonderful team spirit.

You have been truly fantastic and we feel part of the community now.

“Thank you to all who have searched both professionally and personally, with special thanks to Mountain Rescue, lake search teams, Dan and the volunteer group.

“Everyone has been a great tower of strength to us over the past few difficult weeks.

You all took Matthew to your hearts and made it your mission to find him.

Without all of your help we would have been lost.

“We found you Matthew, we love you dearly and are taking you home to be at peace.”

Devoted football fan's collection auctioned

A unique collection of football memorabilia, which belonged to a devoted young Liverpool fan, is to be sold at auction. Adam Walker, who had Cerebral Palsy and Cystic Fibrosis, died last year.

The online-sale features pieces signed by some of the biggest names in football.

Victoria Grimes has been to meet Adam's dad, who says his son was never more at home than when at Anfield.

To find out more about Adam's collection click here

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