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‘Most prolific rapist’ in Britain sentenced to life for assaulting 48 men

A graduate student from Indonesia living in Manchester, England, was sentenced Monday to life in prison for raping or sexually assaulting 48 men.

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019

Ariana Grande to play Manchester, 2 years after arena bomb

Ariana Grande is returning to Manchester, two years after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at her concert in the northwest England city.

Manchester stabbings: UK police raid house, quiz suspect

Police in the English city of Manchester are quizzing a suspect and searching a house for clues about the “terror-related” stabbings of three people at a train station on New …

UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 19, 2018

Ariana Grande tears up as she recalls Manchester tragedy

The very mention of Manchester still brings Ariana Grande to tears.

Veterans hospital officials removed over care allegations

Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin has removed two top officials at New Hampshire’s only veterans hospital and ordered a review of the facility starting Monday amid allegations of “dangerously substandard …

UPDATED: Wed., July 12, 2017

Ariana Grande to become Manchester honorary citizen

The honor comes after her response to the deadly concert attack in May.

UPDATED: Sun., June 11, 2017

Police: Suspects in Manchester bombing freed without charge

British police say everyone arrested over the Manchester concert bombing has been released without charge, but detectives are still not sure whether the attacker had accomplices.

Kabul bombing massive; coverage isn’t

Kabul, with a death toll over four times as high as Manchester, gets mentioned only in brief reports.

Black Eyed Peas, Robbie Williams added to Manchester concert

Live Nation said Thursday that girl group Little Mix has also been added to the show being held in honor of the Manchester bombing that took place at Grande’s concert …

UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017

UK police release three bomb suspects; Grande to play concert

British police say three of the 14 people arrested over the Manchester arena suicide bombing have been released without charge, and the investigation so far has found bomber Salman Abedi …

UPDATED: Tue., May 30, 2017

A-list pop stars join Ariana Grande’s Manchester benefit concert

The “One Love Manchester” show will feature Coldplay, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, Niall Horan and Pharrell Williams in addition to Grande, and will be held at the city’s …

UPDATED: Mon., May 29, 2017

Manchester police seek clues in concert bomber’s suitcase

Police in Manchester, England issued a picture of the arena suicide bomber holding a blue suitcase and asked anyone who might have seen him with it before the attack to …

UPDATED: Sat., May 27, 2017

U.K. police show photo of concert bomber, ask public for assistance

British police on Saturday released surveillance-camera images of the Manchester concert bomber on the night of the attack as they appealed for more information about his final days.

Harrop: Need a controlled response to terror

There can be limits to letting one’s emotions get played for the benefit of terrorists.

Amy Goodman: Show compassion for all young victims of war

Start with the premise that killing children is wrong, period. It is as wrong in Manchester as it is in Sanaa, Yemen.

Manchester bomber said to have pleaded ‘Forgive me’ before blast

The suspect in the deadly Manchester concert bombing was driven by what he saw as unjust treatment of Arabs in Britain, a relative said Thursday, confirming he made a final …

Queen Elizabeth visits young survivors of concert blast

Queen Elizabeth II met Thursday with children injured in the Manchester concert bombing, consoling them and pronouncing the attack at an event attended by so many young people “wicked.”

U.K. criticizes U.S. for leaks about concert bombing

Britain’s home secretary criticized U.S. officials on Wednesday for leaking sensitive information about the inquiry into the extremist attack that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert arena.

London premiere of ‘Wonder Woman’ is canceled after attack

Stars Gal Gadot, Chris Pine and Robin Wright had been scheduled to walk a red carpet on May 31 to help welcome the super hero film to Europe. Warner Bros …

Gina Barreca: Manchester attack shatters innocence

In part, the deep grief I feel about the Manchester tragedy is because I imagine that most of the kids who were getting ready to go see Ariana Grande that …

NYC tightens security after concert blast in England

New York City police say they have tightened security at high-profile locations “out of an abundance of caution” following the deadly explosion in Manchester, England.

UPDATED: Tue., May 23, 2017

Manchester police hunt for accomplices after concert blast

MANCHESTER, England – As investigators hunted for possible accomplices of a suicide bomber, thousands of people poured into the streets of Manchester in a vigil Tuesday for victims of a …

UPDATED: Mon., May 22, 2017

At least 22 dead following ‘terrorist incident’ at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

An explosion described by police as a likely terrorist attack ripped through a crowd of teenagers and other concertgoers late Monday after a performance in the English city of Manchester, …

Deer runs amok inside supermarket, gets wrangled by shoppers

Pandemonium broke out at a southern Pennsylvania supermarket when a rogue deer smashed through its glass entrance and briefly ran amok.