Manchester

Romelu Lukaku proves status as an expensive flat track bully as Man United continue revival after City lesson

Normal service has resumed for Manchester United’s £75m flat track bully.<p>Romelu Lukaku does not score in the big games, drew a blank against …

Romelu Lukaku

'I'm proud to be hospice chairman' - Judith Bromley

WHEN Judith Bromley became chairman of Bolton Hospice in 2014 she brought not only community status and legal expertise but also a genuine love of …

Would-be models duped by ‘platforms’ promising easy route to fashion world

Firms promise the ticket to a modelling career with a test photoshoot – but the only thing they bring with them is a hefty bill<p>Aminata Mendes* has dreams of a modelling career to support her struggling family. An invitation to a photoshoot by a company describing itself as the UK’s largest studio …

West Midlands

Shed fire thought to be "malicious"

Firefighters who battled a shed fire at a Leigh home have said it could be a "malicious act".<p>Crews from Leigh and Hindley reported to calls of a fire …

Churches provide families with festive hamper cheer

MORE than 35 families living below the poverty line will receive special Christmas hampers made by churches in the Altrincham and Partington …

Wayne Rooney breaks silence on community service and driving ban

Wayne Rooney has spoken out for the first time about his drink-driving ban and described his community service as "refreshing" and "relaxing".<p>The …

Wayne Rooney

Young Once to perform at the Market Place

BOLTON’s Market Place shopping centre will be filled with festive harmonies this Christmas.<p>Local band Young Once will be performing centre stage at …

Christmas

Power takes it up to 11!

Max Power admitted his first Wigan Athletic goal in 20 months at Wimbledon led to an incredible roller-coaster of emotions that almost led him to run …

Wigan Athletic

Gary Neville is right about Manchester United's recruitment, but Mourinho isn't to blame

Gary Neville highlighted a striking fact about United's team against West Brom.<p>Since retiring from football in 2011, Neville has established himself …

Gary Neville

Manchester United down Albion, Reds rock Bournemouth

Manchester United kept their faint Premier League titles hopes alive with a 2-1 win at West Bromwich Albion, while Liverpool moved back into the top …

English Premier League

Procession launches church’s 50th anniversary year

A TORCHLIGHT procession led by the scouts and guides of Urmston and district will celebrate the launch of a series of 50th anniversary events at St …

Church of England

Calendar is a Treatt for farm

A calendar featuring funny and cute pet photos produced by staff at Treatt has raised hundreds of pounds for charity.

Alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling at Man City training ground being treated as a 'hate crime' by police

Police are treating the alleged racist attack on Raheem Sterling outside Manchester City’s training ground as a “hate crime”.<p>The Telegraph revealed how Sterling was apparently kicked and branded a “n-----” by a man who appeared to be waiting for the player as he arrived at City’s training base on …

Raheem Sterling

Jesse Lingard a bright spot for Man United as Herrera, Mata struggle

Manchester United made far harder work of this away win than was necessary, surging out to a two-goal lead then seeing West Bromwich Albion score …

Soccer

Kennedy Fitzsimmons is a reiki master – aged just 15

A GIRL from Bolton is thought to have become one of the world's youngest reiki masters.<p>Kennedy Fitzsimmons began her training three years ago but …

Mourinho won't give up on catching City

2017-12-18 08:13<p>Jose Mourinho (Twitter)<p>United Kingdom - <b>Jose Mourinho</b> insisted <b>Manchester United</b> will not give up on the Premier League title race …

Sport (South Africa)

Family launch fundraiser to bury children killed in house fire together

<b>The heartbroken family of four children killed in a Salford house fire have launched a fundraising campaign to pay for their funeral.</b><p>The uncle of …

Crime

Premier League Extra-Time: Lukaku’s celebration, Jose forgets Alan Pardew, Dele Alli warning

JOSE forgets Alan Pardew, City stars mock United, Lukaku conspiracy, Alli’s warning, and much more.<p>We wrap up some of the bites from the weekend …

Soccer

Jets blank Blues to split weekend home-and-home set

Connor Hellebuyck made 24 saves for his second shut out of the season, while Adam Lowry, Patrik Laine, and Mark Scheifele rounded out the offence for …

Mark Scheifele

Chippy celebrates 20 years in business as one million portions of chips are served

A FISH AND CHIP shop has served its landmark millionth portion of chips, as it celebrates 20 years in business at Stretford Mall.<p>The popular …

Mum’s charity flower raises £500

A man from Earl Stonham has raised £500 for Cancer Research by selling flowers in memory of his mum.

Florida woman arrested after 3 dogs found in freezer

PIERSON, Fla. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies checking the home of a Florida woman and her small child found three dead dogs in her freezer and a house …

Portland, OR

Civil servant John Catterall's top volunteering award

A FORMER civil servant has received a top award for his volunteering efforts.<p>John Catterall received recognition from one of the largest civilian …

Public Policy

Wayne Rooney and wife Coleen prepare to move into £20million mega-mansion with man-made fishing lakes and stables for 15 horses

Coleen Rooney has had a tough year after her husband Wayne's drink-driving shame but she's got something BIG to look forward to next year.<p>The …

Liverpool will only bid for Virgil van Dijk on one condition

• <b>Liverpool want Southampton to lower their asking-price for Virgil van Dijk</b>• <b><br>Dutchman valued at £70million by Saints</b>• <b><br>Van Dijk expected to be January</b> …

English Premier League

Driver races off after smashing into house

A DRIVER smashed a car into a house before speeding off — leaving behind the front bumper and the registration plate.<p>Emergency services were called …

Motorsport

Rumour Mill: Pep Guardiola new deal looms, Manchester United eye Malcom, Jonny Evans

CITY to extend Pep’s tenure, Bordeaux winger on Red Devil radar, centre-back linked with Old Trafford return and Blind edges towards exit.<p>It’s a …

Soccer

New proposal to overhaul former police station

The new owners of the former Ince Police Station have unveiled plans to finally bring the landmark back into use.<p>Astley-based Beacon Developments …

Policing

Wayne Rooney Finally Speaks Out on His Drink-Driving Shame Claiming it Was a 'Stupid Mistake'

Everton striker Wayne Rooney has finally spoken out on his conviction for drink-driving back in September as reported by The Daily Mirror.<p>All-time …

Sports

Altrincham Rotary Club welcomes Santa

ALTRINCHAM Rotary Club hosted Santa at Cheshire Tap, Kings Court on Saturday.<p>The Lunch with Santa Day included a special Santa children's meal.<p>Lots …