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What We Know So Far: Manchester Attack

UPDATED: Here's what we know so far about the devastating Manchester Attack at an Ariana Grande concert

What We Know So Far: Manchester Attack

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*Facts true at the time of writing. This information is subject to change*


At least twenty-two people – including children – have been killed, and more than 50 injured, in an apparent suicide attack at Manchester Arena. The blast occurred at 22:35 BST on Monday at the end of a concert by Ariana Grande.

Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said it was “the most horrific incident” Greater Manchester had ever faced. Fans attending the event described fear and confusion that gripped those caught up in the incident.

Here is what we know so far

• The explosion took place in the arena’s foyer, as people began streaming through the doors directly following the concert’s finale.
• At first,…

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Advice / Opinion

Generation You on the Rochdale Scandal

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Generation You on the Rochdale Scandal

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The Rochdale Scandal between 2008 and 2012 shown institutional failure as twelve men were convicted of running a child exploitation ring in the Greater Manchester town.


The incident involved teenage girls who were the victims of sex trafficking and other offences including rape; up to 47 girls were identified as victims during the police investigation.

The scandal also shone a light on the institutional failure of Greater Manchester Police, who failed to investigate the child sexual exploitation allegations despite a sexual health worker having ‘blown the whistle’ on what was happening.


Following the BBC’s drama following the scandal, ‘Three Girls’, Chloe Combi and James Gilmore discussed the incident on Generation You and the different dangers of being male and female in an urban area.

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Music

We Are Stars by Callum Beattie (Acoustic Session)

Callum Beattie performs an Acoustic Session of his new single 'We Are Stars' exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station

Click here to listen to Callum Beattie’s exclusive interview for W!ZARD Radio Station.

Having recently performed sold-out headline shows across the UK, and played support slots for the likes of James TW and James Arthur, Callum Beattie’s new EP ‘We Are Stars’ is out now and it’s making moves.

Before our interview> backstage at Globe’s Showcase By The Sea at The Great Escape festival in Brighton, Beattie played the lead single of the same name, exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station.

Broadcasted exclusively worldwide on W!ZARD Radio Station.

Callum Beattie performs We Are Stars

Callum Beattie performs an Acoustic Session of his new single 'We Are Stars' exclusively for W!ZARD Radio Station. (3 minutes)

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