Former Lancashire police detective Jack Tasker says an investigation into sex abuse allegations against Cyril Smith was taken away from him and his colleagues.
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There is now a sea of flowers left in St Ann's Square, in memory of those who died in Monday's suicide bomb attack at Manchester Arena
Both Manchester Mayor and GMP have released statements to reassure the public over the lowered terror threat level.
Manchester Children's Hospital say they've been overwhelmed by donations of food and clothing to help victims of Monday's bomb attack.