Tag Archives: The Mirror

Manchester United players take shine off Europa League success with ill-timed anti-City dressing room chant

Manchester United took some of the shine off their Europa League victory, after a video emerged from their Stockholm dressing room on Wednesday night. United beat Ajax 2-0 at the Friends Arena in comfortable fashion, thanks to goals from Paul Pogba and Henrikh Mkhitaryan. Much of the lead up to the game had centred around a city united following Monday ...

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Pictures of bloodstained bomb fragments from Manchester terror attack leaked in US media

Lying among the debris, Manchester terrorist Salman Abedi’s blood is found smeared on the detonator he used to trigger the deadly backpack bomb that claimed 22 innocent lives . Leaked images form the US showed the 22-year-old had carried a powerful explosive in a lightweight metal container concealed either within a black vest or a blue Karrimor backpack. Counter-terrorism officers ...

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Cancer cases in England soar to highest level ever as detection improves and people live longer

More people in England are getting cancer than ever before. A total of 299,923 new diagnoses was registered in 2015 – equal to 822 a day or 34 people an hour, the Office for National Statistics revealed yesterday. But the ONS said that owing to medical advances “death rates from the disease are generally down, despite the rise in cases”. ...

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Payday loans and credit cards blamed as report warns average family will be £15,000 in debt by 2020

The average family will be £15,000 in debt by 2020 as Britain struggles with a living standards crisis, a report warns today. And the TUC says that millions of families are “running on empty” and using payday loans and credit cards to pay for essentials. An analysis of official figures by the TUC finds that unsecured debt per household will ...

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How to avoid drowning if you fall into a body of water – and it isn't swimming

Float don’t swim to avoid drowning if you unexpectedly fall into the sea, a river or lake. Swimming is the most dangerous thing to do according to new research by the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI), which is urging people to fight their instincts. The research revealed that more than half of the UK population would follow a life-threatening instinct ...

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'Youngsters get lost in world of dark web and social media – we're trying to educate them'

The south Manchester Muslim community have been holding workshops and seminars to tackle extremism among young men – including at the Ariana Grande concert bomber’s old school. Khan Moghal is a volunteer for the South Manchester Muslim Community Association and governor at Burnage Academy for Boys – where Salman Adebi was a pupil between 2009 and 2011. He said programmes ...

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Heartwarming moment baby born deaf bursts into tears after hearing mum's voice for the very first time

This is the heartwarming moment a one-year-old baby born deaf heard her mum’s voice for the very first time after getting a cochlear implant – and burst into tears. The footage shows Annabelle Lawless – who was born with profound hearing loss – crying after noticing sounds she’s never heard before. Anabelle can be seen happily listening to her toys ...

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Sister of Manchester bomber claims he carried out attack in 'revenge' for US air strikes in Syria

The sister of the Manchester bomber has sparked outrage after claiming her brother carried out his attack against children in “revenge” for US air drops in Syria. Jomana Abedi described her older sibling as ‘kind’ and ‘loving’ to the Wall Street Journal, adding she was surprised he would carry out such an atrocity. But then the 18-year-old added: “I think ...

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Voice of the Mirror: After Manchester bombing, let us all help track terror cell

Armed soldiers on the streets feels very un-British as the Government reacts to the Manchester Arena massacre of22 innocents. Intelligence services and police are scrambling to piece together the movements of evil Islamist Salman Abedi and working hard to hunt down any accomplices amid fears he may be part of a terror network. But it is a frightening game of ...

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Scalpel-free postmortems could soon be possible after British researchers find way to carry out autopsy WITHOUT cutting corpse

British researchers say their findings could change autopsy practice worldwide. Details of the breakthrough were revealed in The Lancet. Scientists at Leicester University applied the imaging technique – post mortem computed tomography angiography (PMCTA) – to 240 deaths investigated by coroners. Their findings suggest PMCTA could be used to identify cause of death in up to 92% of adult postmortem ...

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