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British police arrest two men on diverted Pakistan flight

Britain scrambled fighter jets on Friday to intercept a commercial airliner carrying more than 300 people from Pakistan, diverting it to an isolated runway at an airport on the outskirts of London and arresting two passengers on suspicion of endangering the aircraft.

Saturday, 25 May, 2013, 2:04am

Briton jailed for wearing anti-police T-shirt

Barry Thew, 39, was arrested for wearing a shirt bearing handwritten messages saying “One less pig perfect justice” and “killacopforfun.com” in Radcliffe, near Manchester, northern England, on September 18.

His arrest came hours after two police officers in Manchester were killed in a gun and grenade attack that shocked Britain.

13 Oct 2012 - 4:19am

Man charged with murdering 2 unarmed police officers

A 29-year-old man has been charged with murdering two unarmed police officers in the Manchester region of northern England, British authorities said on Thursday.

21 Sep 2012 - 4:17pm

Best of city living with easy access to countryside

The Salford Quays location of MediaCityUK in Manchester provides the ideal opportunity to combine tradition and progress, the advantages of city living with easy access to hills and natural beauty of the surrounding countryside.

25 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

So good it hurts

At first glance, Hurts don't appear to have a lot in common with Oasis. The moody pop duo - singer Theo Hutchcraft and keyboardist-guitarist-producer Adam Anderson - are a well-mannered, fashion-conscious pair not prone to making grandiose statements about their own Christ-like qualities.

1 May 2011 - 12:00am

The Fall

The Fall Your Future Our Clutter (Domino)

At album number 28, or thereabouts, Mark E. Smith is showing no signs of giving up a muse that has served him admirably since he started making arch, anti-rock music more than 30 years ago.

30 May 2010 - 12:00am

Programme provides immediate benefits

Thirty-eight-year-old Patrick Vizzone graduated from the Manchester Business School MBA programme in 2006. The commercial leader, structured finance Asia for GE Capital, explains that the programme has had a positive effect on his career.

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

At Victoria Coach Station

Sandy is going to Manchester to spend a few days with a friend from Hong Kong who is studying at the University of Manchester. Sandy is at Victoria Coach Station in London waiting for the coach. Listen to some of the announcements she hears and some of the things people say to her and then answer the questions.

Part 1

29 Jan 2010 - 12:00am