A decision on whether to evict anti-fracking campaigners from their camp in Salford is expected today. Demonstrators have been at Barton Moss since November but land owners Peel want them removed.
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The Duke of Cambridge also laid a wreath to honour the victims before kick-off.
The mother of one of the Manchester attack victims has told of the distressing moment she found her daughter being treated after the attack.
Thousands of people once again gathered to pay tribute to those killed and injured in Monday's attack.