A protester has reportedly chained himself to a tanker that was leaving an exploratory shale gas drilling site at Barton Moss in Salford this afternoon.
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The boxer said it was the "least he could do" and even donated the £30,000 shorts he wore in his last fight against Devon Alexander.
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Wayne Rooney admitted there was a touch of Paul Scholes about his performance as he ran midfield in Man United's easy win over Newcastle.