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Dean Kirby
Northern correspondent, investigations and data | Author | Northern Writer of the Year nominee 2018 | Tips: dean.kirby@inews.co.uk
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Dean Kirby Oct 12
GMP on the Manchester Arndale attack: "The investigation will be continued by counter terrorism officers but an open mind is being kept in relation to any motive. The arrested man was considered unfit to be kept in custody and had to be transferred to mental health detention."
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Dean Kirby Oct 12
Greater Manchester Police statement: "We now know that at least one member of staff from the Arndale and a member of the public intervened in the attack and we would like to praise and thank them for their bravery."
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Dean Kirby Oct 12
Police have praised a Manchester Arndale worker and a member of the public who intervened in yesterday's knife attack. A man has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
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Dean Kirby Oct 11
Police say a man arrested on suspicion of a terrorism offence after three people were stabbed in Manchester Arndale has now been assessed by specialist doctors and detained under the Mental Health Act.
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Dean Kirby Oct 11
Police say four people including a 19-year-old woman have been injured in the multiple stabbing at Manchester Arndale Centre. A man has been arrested.
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Dean Kirby Oct 11
Ambulance crews outside Manchester Arndale.
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Dean Kirby Oct 11
A heavy police and ambulance presence remains outside Manchester Arndale Centre where five people have been stabbed.
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North West Ambulance Service Oct 11
We are dealing with an incident in Manchester city centre. We have a number of resources at the scene and we are working with our emergency service partners to manage the incident. We can confirm that five people have been stabbed and taken to hospital. Further updates:
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Greater Manchester Police Oct 11
As part of our response to the incident at the Arndale Shopping Centre, a rendezvous point has been established at Piccadilly Gardens, so you will see a large police presence in this area. Please don't be alarmed.
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Greater Manchester Police Oct 11
Specialist officers are continuing to respond to an incident at the Arndale shopping centre in city centre.
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Dean Kirby Oct 11
Hi John. I'm a reporter . Would it be okay to use your video on our website?
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Michael Crick Oct 2
In the early days of the news on C4, Peter Sissons lamented that the viewing figures were terrible. “It would be simpler,” he said, “to ring the viewers up one-by-one and tell them the news over the phone.”
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Dean Kirby Sep 29
Step inside Britain's last bell foundry as it fights to preserve its history
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Dean Kirby Sep 27
The trust that manages the Toddbrook reservoir at Whaley Bridge in Derbyshire has refused to disclose details of the dam's structural integrity on the grounds of 'national security'
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Rob Hastings Sep 24
Really proud of 's coverage the past two weeks, including today's front page and news and features like these - mixing scientific reporting and analysis by with commentary and guides on how we can make a difference:
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Dean Kirby Sep 23
Replying to @MissSMerrill
Hi Sophie. Yes, no problem. My DMs are open.
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Dean Kirby Sep 21
You really can't beat Blackpool on days like today.
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Dean Kirby Sep 20
'We need to save the polar bears': Thousands of students and school children gather in Manchester for world's biggest climate strike
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Salford Arts Theatre Sep 11
Shelagh Delaney Day events in the planning weekend of 22nd November until 25th November .... More Details Coming Soon ....
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Dean Kirby Sep 14
'I put my foot on the golden grid and sniff the breeze like a fox. Then, I fire. Five Yorkshire puddings drop to the ground and I am suddenly joint fourth in the World Black Pudding Throwing Championships.'
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