Manchester were trained for wrong kind of terror attack, inquiry hears

Manchester Arena bombing fire chief held firefighters back from blast scene for two hours because he had been trained for the wrong kind of terror attack, inquiry hears Greater Manchester fire service trained for ‘multicentred marauding attacks’ Such attacks involve assailant swiftly through area usually with a gun or a knife Station Master Andy Berry […]

Manchester Arena bombing victim was trying for a baby inquiry hears

Manchester Arena bombing victim was trying for a baby and had started choosing names, inquest hears Kelly Brewster had started to make a list of baby names on her mobile phone  Victim from Sheffield sent text message to her partner to say she loved him Couple were building future together and accepted offer on home […]

Manchester terror victim waited 116 minutes for chest compressions

Manchester Arena terror attack victim didn’t receive chest compressions for 116 minutes – by which time he was already dead, inquiry hears John Atkinson, 28, did not receive chest compressions for 76 minutes after blast  Some 14,000 fans were at concert when suicide bomber detonated his device  A public inquiry will determine whether prompt treatment […]

Manchester lockdown partially lifted as Trafford shutdown ends

MANCHESTER'S lockdown is to be partially lifted from next week as Trafford is set to be removed from restrictions, local leaders claimed today. Labour politicians in the area say the Government went against their wishes to keep the area under restrictions for longer to try and drive down infections further. ⚠️ Read our coronavirus live […]