Manchester attack: police raids continue in hunt for terror network – live updates

Four more teenagers confirmed among 22 dead, as investigators focus on attacker’s links to Libya and arrest two more men on Thursday morning More victims of the terror attack are named Theresa May to tackle Donald Trump over evidence leaks Focus on Libya amid reports Abedi’s father and brother arrested LIVE Updated Police outside the home of Salman Abedi. Photograph: ...

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Niall Scannell will embrace the nerves before Saturday's PRO12 final against Scarlets

Niall Scannell says there will be nerves before Saturday’s PRO12 final – but that’s something he’ll embrace. After the frustration of not coming close to the play-offs last year, the Munster and Ireland hooker is happy to be preparing for a big Aviva Stadium date before jetting off with Ireland for the summer tour to the US and Japan. “There ...

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Selena Gomez and boyfriend The Weeknd could be making music together for her new album

Selena Gomez is reportedly working on a song with boyfriend The Weeknd. The singer is currently working on her new album, and it’s believed that it could include a song featuring her beau , whose real name is Abel Makkonen Tesfaye. A song by Selena, called In Her Element, appeared on songwriter and record producer Max Martin’s Wikipedia page, according ...

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Man United fans hope people have "something to smile about" after emotionally-charged Europa League final win

Manchester United won an emotionally charged Europa League final last night in a fitting tribute to the victims of Monday’s terror attack. Jose Mourinho’s men stood with heads bowed before a planned minute silence burst into spontaneous applause and voracious chants of ‘Manchester’ inside Stockholm’s Friends Arena ahead of kick off. The team, many of who have grown up or ...

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Aviva on the hunt for acquisitions as CEO says: 'We want to turn Aviva into a fintech'

Aviva CEO Mark Wilson. Aviva/PA Archive/PA Images LONDON — Aviva, the 321-year-old British insurance giant, wants to become a financial technology company. CEO Mark Wilson declared at a press conference on Wednesday: “We want to turn Aviva into a fintech.” “We will do acquisitions in this space,” he said but added: “I don’t mean billions. There’s nothing imminent.” Wilson named ...

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10 things in tech you need to know today (GOOG, FB, SNAP)

Theresa May with Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins.Leon Neal / Getty Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. 1. UK government ministers are reportedly planning to enforce new powers that would compel tech companies like WhatsApp and Apple to hand over encrypted messages. It’s not clear how this would work in practice ...

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8 arrested in Manchester attack as a 'significant' connection emerges between the attacker and known ISIS recruiter

(L) Salman Abedi and ISIS recruiter Raphael Hostey. Sky News Police have confirmed they are investigating a “network” of suspects. They had arrested 8 people in total. 17 victims of the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena on Monday have been named Sky News reports that there was a “significant” connection between Salman Abedi and ISIS recruiter Raphael Hostey. The UK is ...

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BREAKING: Two men arrested near Withington in Manchester bombing terror crackdown

One of the men was detained following searches of an address in the Withington area of the city, while another was arrested in a part of Greater Manchester that was not disclosed. A woman arrested in the Blackley area of Manchester on Wednesday has been released without charge. There are now eight men in police custody following arrests made in ...

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BREAKING: Eilidh MacLeod, 14, named as latest victim of Manchester bombing

In an emotional statement, they said: “Words cannot express how we feel at losing our darling Eilidh. Eilidh is the latest victim of the bombing to be confirmed dead.   The 14-year-old, from the Scottish western isle of Barra, was initially reported missing after the attack. She attended the Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena with her friend, Laura MacIntyre, ...

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MPs scrambling to defend SAVAGE armed police cuts after army tackles terror crisis

GETTY The armed police force has been cut dramatically since 2010 Dwindling police budgets mean a total of 1,337 trained firearms officers have been axed in England and Wales between 2010 and last year. Theresa May deployed 984 soldiers on the UK’s streets in “Operation Temperer” to aid police forces and quell public fears. Related articles Manchester Bombing: Two arrested ...

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