Police and protesters clashed at Barton Moss minutes after judges in the Court of Appeal agreed to review a decision to evict an anti-fracking camp.
Campaigners attempted to slow-march in front of lorries destined for a drilling site, which is being tested for shale gas.
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A man who looked at girls under cubicles at a swimming baths in Stockport has been jailed for seven years.
Jon Paul Porter, 27, was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court after being found guilty of three rapes, an attempted rape and three assaults.