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2 September 2014 Last updated at 20:50

'Thousands' at risk from mutilationWomen in headscarves

Up to 2,000 girls are at risk from female genital mutilation (FGM) in Greater Manchester, says the area's police and crime commissioner.

Peter StringerMan knocked out over slow down plea

A 71-year-old man was knocked out by a driver in Salford after he gestured at a car to slow down, police say.



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