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The boss of the firm that left fake bomb at Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium has apologised for making a "devastating mistake".Copyright: BBC
A mock pipe bomb (pictured) above was left at the site despite being "signed off as recovered", Manchester United said.
The security firm behind the fake bomb find at Old Trafford said the device had a small white label with "training aid" written on it and "wasn't concealed".
The mock pipe bomb was found in a toilet block in the stadium ahead of Manchester United's games against Bournemouth yesterday.
Christopher Reid, the managing director of Security Search Management & Solutions Ltd, said: "The mistake is entirely mine, I have to take full responsibility."
A security chief who signed off a fake bomb as recovered after a training exercise at Old Trafford has apologised for making "a devastating mistake".
The device was left behind, leading to the postponement of Manchester United's match against Bournemouth yesterday.
Chris Reid, head of Security Search Management & Solutions Ltd, said he logged the item as found on Wednesday.
The club said the device could not have been detected by sniffer dogs.
Security chief Christopher Reid, whose firm left fake bomb at Man Utd's Old Trafford ground, has apologised.
Security Search Management & Solutions Ltd staged a training exercise which caused a Premier League match to be postponed yesterday.
A device was left behind, leading to the postponement of Manchester United's match against Bournemouth.
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Police were called to a nursery after parents confronted owners who closed the business down without warning.
A special school that was damaged in a fire is to be loaned a sensory bus to use as a classroom.Copyright: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue
Cromwell High School in Dukenfield, which teaches children with special needs, will receive the bus as a temporary replacement for its sensory room which was blocked off following the fire on 15 April.
The bus will remain until the sensory room is available and will ensure "minimal interruption" to pupils' development while the school is repaired.
Seven firms in Greater Manchester have been warned they could face heavy fines over the use of illegal workers.Copyright: PA
In the last week, immigration enforcement officers have visited businesses in Manchester, Longsight, Wigan, Oldham, Didsbury and Cheetham Hill.
They arrested a total of 11 men from Pakistan, China, Vietnam, Tunisia, Iraq, and Iran on suspicion of either immigration or visa offences.
This afternoon's top stories:
- A suspect device which led to the postponement of a match at Old Trafford had been wrongly accounted for by a security firm, Manchester United say in a statement
- A man is arrested on suspicion of the murder of an 18-year-old in Moss Side
- Seven firms in Greater Manchester are warned they could face fines of up to £20,000 over a crackdown on illegal workers
A private firm that staged a training exercise which caused a Premier League match at Old Trafford to be postponed after a fake bomb was found had "signed off the device as having been recovered", Manchester United said in a statement.Copyright: PA
The stadium was evacuated after the match against Bournemouth was called off when a device was found in one of the toilet blocks yesterday.
The club's executive vice chairman Ed Woodward said: "The contractor had signed the device as having been recovered along with the 13 other devices at the end of the exercise.
"That device could not have been detected by sniffer dogs on the routine matchday search of the 100 Club, as it contained no explosives and was used in an exercise training handlers not dogs."
A permanent memorial to Alan Henning will open his home town of Eccles tomorrow.Copyright: Salford City Council/Majid Freeman
Mr Henning, 47, was beheaded by so-called Islamic State militants after he was kidnapped in Syria in December 2013.
The circular garden at Eccles recreation ground will open at 18:00.
Two people have died and five have been injured in a serious crash on the Snake Pass involving three cars.Copyright: BBC
The road was closed overnight due to the crash, which also caused two other cars to collide when they had to brake sharply.
The two men who were killed were driving a BMW and a white Honda Civic.
Police said the driver of the BMW was seen driving "erratically" before the crash, which happened at about 21:45 on Sunday.
One lane blocked on an exit slip road clockwise on the M60 at junction 21, Hollinwood, because of a broken down car.
This afternoon's top stories include:
- A private security firm that staged a training exercise which caused a Premier League match at Old Trafford to be postponed is named
- A senior officer at Greater Manchester Police is suspended amid allegations of inappropriate behaviour
- A section of a new bridge being built next to the M60 close to Barton bridge collapses but no-one was injured
Children at a local primary have been left unable to use their outdoor play equipment this summer whilst they wait for it to be repaired.Copyright: wilmslow.co.uk
A broken down van has led to the closure of a lane on the M6 northbound between junction 18 at Middlewich/Holmes Chapel and junction 19 at Knutsford.
Manchester United must be "up front" with answers about Sunday's "shambolic" security scare at Old Trafford, the city's police and crime commissioner Tony Lloyd has said.Copyright: Getty Images
Mr Lloyd said the club's reputation and public safety had come under scrutiny after a security firm accidentally left a fake bomb in stadium toilets.
Security Search Management & Solutions Ltd (SSMS) was hired by Deacons Canines to test its sniffer dogs, the BBC understands.
The boss of a private security firm that staged a training exercise which caused a Premier League match at Old Trafford to be postponed has been speaking to reporters.Copyright: Alex Livesey/Getty Images
A fake bomb being used to test sniffer dogs was left behind, leading to the postponement of Manchester United's match against Bournemouth on Sunday.
Security Search Management and Solutions managing director Chris Reid said: "It is a very unfortunate situation and the consequences obviously were that a lot of people were inconvenienced."
Speaking outside his home in Biggin Hill, south London, Mr Reid said he would like to say more about the "security situation" but he is waiting on Manchester United to contact him.