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PA’s latest stories

  • Polls show Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as vote approaches
    A clutch of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches, including one which put Theresa May’s party just six points clear. The ORB poll for the Sunday Telegraph had Tories down two points in the past week on 44%,...
  • CCTV images of Manchester bomber on night of attack released
    Security images of the Manchester bomber on the night he committed mass murder have been released by police. Wearing jeans, trainers and a dark jacket, Salman Abedi cuts an unobtrusive figure in his final moments before slaughtering 22 concert-goers on Monday. On his back a rucksack is visible, which detectives...

  • Michael Carrick signs one-year deal with Manchester United
    Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick will play another season at Old Trafford after signing a one-year extension to his contract. Carrick’s existing deal was due to expire next month, but the former England international, who will be 36 this summer, has agreed to stay for another 12 months. In March,...
  • George Groves wins vacant WBA super-middleweight crown
    George Groves finally realised his dream of becoming world champion at the fourth attempt by defeating Fedor Chudinov at Bramall Lane. In front of around 27,000 raucous fans in Sheffield, Groves put his three defeats in world title bouts behind him by stopping his Russian foe midway through the sixth...

  • Missing People Choir qualifies for Britain’s Got Talent semi-finals
    A choir made up of missing people’s relatives and backed by Kate McCann are among the lucky Britain’s Got Talent semi-finalists. The Missing People Choir were sent through to the live shows by judges Simon Cowell, David Walliams, Amanda Holden and Alesha Dixon, as they narrowed down this year’s crop...
  • Coronation Street to air six times a week from the autumn
    Coronation Street is set to air in fans’ homes six times a week from the autumn. The ITV soap currently runs five episodes a week across three days – two on Mondays and Fridays, and one on Wednesdays – but will gain an extra instalment later in the year, series...


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