Andy Burnham tells me Salford has lost 'a son of the city', Labour Party has lost a true underdog. Described him 'as the truest of friends'.
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A third person has been charged with murder after four children died in a house fire in Walkden.
A blaze at a family home in Salford has claimed a fourth child victim.
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