Manchester Bombing

Manchester attack fundraisers say they still have £21,000 to spend

Two people who raised £70,000 for homeless man but could not find him have given most to charities, says JustGiving<p>Two people who personally received more than £70,000 in charity donations pledged for a homeless man hailed a “hero” after the Manchester Arena attacks say they have yet to spend …

Philanthropy

Manchester attack victims' voices 'must be heard'

The Charter asks organisations to commit to learning lessons from Hillsborough to ensure the perspective of bereaved families is not lost in any …

Andy Burnham

Manchester attack: How I coped being one of the first on the scene

<b>The former Royal Navy chef reveals why he is hoping for "closure" when he is honoured at Manchester Town Hall.</b><p>I was on arena duties with an officer I …

Manchester

Police officers and rail staff to be honoured for Manchester bombing response

Police officers and rail staff will be honoured for their bravery in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack at a ceremony today.<p>The …

Soccer

Manchester attack: £52,000 crowdfunded for homeless 'hero' who stole from victims to be returned

Members of the public who donated more than £50,000 for a homeless man hailed as a “hero” in the Manchester Arena attack will have their money …

Manchester Arena

Man Originally Hailed as a "Hero" Stole From Victims During Manchester Bombing

Chris Parker allegedly took an injured woman's purse while granddaughter was dying next to her.<p>According to the BBC, Chris Parker, a 33-year-old homeless man, has admitted to stealing from victims of May’s Manchester bombing. During an Ariana Grande concert, a suicide bomber killed 22 people, …

Crime

Manchester bombing 'hero' pleads guilty to robbing victims

The homeless man claimed to have helped wounded concert goers in the immediate aftermath of the bombing at an Ariana Grande concert. Video recordings …

World News

Manchester attack 'hero' admits stealing from victims

A homeless man hailed as a hero for apparently coming to the aid of victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack last year admitted on Wednesday he …

Crime

Homeless Manchester Bombing 'Hero' Admits to Stealing From Injured Victims

Just when you thought the Manchester terrorist attack couldn’t get any more upsetting, the homeless man who was once lauded for helping victims to …

Offbeat News

Homeless Manchester bombing 'hero' pleads guilty to stealing injured woman's purse

A homeless man hailed as a hero after the Manchester Arena bombing pleaded guilty to stealing from some of the victims he allegedly helped.<p>In a Manchester court Wednesday, Chris Parker, 33, admitted to stealing a purse belonging to Pauline Healey, a woman who was seriously injured during the May 22 …

World News

Manchester attack: Homeless 'hero' Chris Parker admits stealing purse and mobile phones from bomb victims

A homeless man who was hailed as a “hero” for helping victims of the Manchester attack has admitted stealing a purse and mobile phone at the scene of …

Crime

Homeless Manchester bombing ’hero’ admits stealing from victims

LONDON — A homeless man characterized as a hero after the Manchester Arena bombing has admitted stealing from victims of last year’s extremist attack.<p>…

Manchester Arena

Manchester bombing survivor Lucy Jarvis returns to hospital to thank medical staff

It was "touch and go" if Lucy Jarvis would survive the serious injuries she suffered in the Manchester bombing in May, but now she has returned to …

Disease

Families affected by Manchester bombing treated to Disneyland Paris trip

British Airways and Comic Relief have teamed up with Disneyland Paris to bring some much-needed holiday cheer to families who were scarred by an unspeakable tragedy earlier this year.<p>On Tuesday, the theme park welcomed a group of visitors who were affected by the Manchester Arena bombing on May 22, …

Travel

Of Course Taylor Swift Is The Only Person Who Enjoyed 2017

“I couldn’t have asked for a better year”<p>The country is divided on a lot of things, but how shitty this past year has been (and the year before that) is not one of them. 2017 has been stressful, trying, and exhausting. In layman’s terms: A lot of bad things happened. So, please, someone pass this …

Tiffany Haddish

Google 2017 year in search: Bitcoin, Meghan Markle, iPhone 8 and X piqued the UK's interests most

It's that time of year again, when mince pies become a breakfast meal, everything now comes with a layer of either glitter or snow, and of course …

Meghan Markle

Google's most searched terms of 2017 revealed

The company's trends data reveals that people asked "how" more than any other question.<p>As the political and natural environment erupted in turmoil …

UK News

Twitter's 10 Most-Retweeted Tweets of the Year

America's tweeter in chief, President Donald Trump, doesn't land among Twitter's most-retweeted tweets or most-liked tweets of the year – though his …

Barack Obama

Facebook publishes 2017 Year in Review recapping major events on social media

(WFLA) — As 2017 comes to a close, Facebook has released it’s annual Facebook Year in Review recapping some of the biggest moments that had users …

WISH-TV

The Guardian view on fighting terror: maintain trust

The security agencies have marked their own homework in their investigations into failings behind the London and Manchester attacks. They may have got it right – but we can only take their word for it<p>Good intelligence depends on making connections. So it is worth considering the developments that …

Opinion

Facebook Publishes 2017 Year in Review Recapping Major Events on the Social Network

(WTNH) — As 2017 comes to a close, Facebook has released it’s annual Facebook Year in Review recapping some of the biggest moments that had users …

Connecticut

Most Talked About Topics 2017 Facebook

A lot has gone down in 2017, some great and some not so... but <i>this</i> is what everyone cared about most.<p><b>International Women’s Day.</b><p>UM, YAAAS! What a …

For Teens

‘Islamist plot’ to kill Theresa May foiled by MI5 and police

MI5 and British police foiled an alleged Islamist plot to kill Prime Minister Theresa May at Downing Street — one of nine alleged terror assaults to …

Terrorism

Manchester attack 'might have been averted' : review

The bomber behind the terror attack in Manchester that killed 22 people had been a “subject of interest” for security services and opportunities to …

Terrorism

Two charged after terror plot to kill Theresa May uncovered by British spy agency MI5

LONDON — The security services have foiled an alleged plot to assassinate the Prime Minister in Downing Street, it emerged Tuesday.<p>An Islamic …

Terrorism

Inquiry's conclusions about Manchester attack are damning for MI5

Findings against UK’s domestic intelligence agency are the most serious since the fallout after Lee Rigby’s murder in 2013<p>The barrister David Anderson, who conducted the inquiry into the four terrorist attacks in the UK this year, usually chooses his words carefully – his tendency is towards …

Surveillance

Manchester concert attack could have been stopped, review suggests

LONDON — The deadly suicide bombing at Manchester Arena might have been prevented if information had been handled differently, an independent review …

Terrorism

Manchester terror attack could have been prevented – report

A review of a series of terrorist attacks in the UK this year said MI5 “wrongly” interpreted intelligence on the Manchester bomber Salman Abedi, …

Terrorism

Manchester attack 'might have been averted'

The Manchester terror attack might have been avoided, had the security services handled some of the intelligence about the bomber differently.<p>That …

Terrorism

Facebook reveals the most talked-about topics in Australia for 2017

While Australia's same-sex marriage debate was only the 11th most talked about topic on Facebook in 2016, this year's postal survey saw it jump to …

Chester Bennington