Crowds for PC Hughes funeral

Crowds have gathered on the streets of Manchester city centre for the funeral today of PC Nicola Hughes. PC Hughes and colleague PC Fiona Bone were shot dead in Hattersley. Both services will be at Manchester Cathedral.

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Cregan arriving at court charged with four murders

29-year-old Dale Cregan is appearing before magistrates in Manchester this morning charged with four murders.

He is accused of murdering police constables Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone in a gun and grenade attack on Tameside.

He's also charged with the murders of father and son Mark and David Short earlier this year and three counts of attempted murder.

Police armed with submachine guns and tasers are inside, and surrounding, the courtroom.

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