Part of Manchester declared UK's counterfeit capital

Cheetham Hill in Manchester is Britain's counterfeit capital, according to a new government report, days after authorities seized fake goods worth 1.5 million pounds during raids.

Vijender Singh knocks out Sonny Whiting in his first professional boxing match

In Manchester, Vijender Singh wins his first professional boxing match by defeating Britain's boxer, Sonny Whiting.

Impressive Vijender Singh off to a flying start in pro career, wins by RSC over Sonny Whiting

Impressive Vijender Singh off to a flying start in pro career, wins by RSC over Sonny Whiting

Former Olympic champion Vijender Singh made a successful foray into professional ring with an easy win over Sonny Whiting of Britain.

Vijender Singh looks to live upto hype in pro boxing debut today

Vijender Singh looks to live upto hype in pro boxing debut today

Vijender Singh hopes to start his pro boxing career with a bang against Sonny Whiting in Manchester today.

Bradley Wiggins wants to put hour record beyond reach

Bradley Wiggins wants to put hour record beyond reach

Bradley Wiggins believes he can put the Hour world record "out of reach" when he tackles one of cycling`s toughest challenges next month at London`s Olympic velodrome.

Disengaged or disillusioned: Millions opt out of UK vote

Inside the Paradise Mini-Mart, older residents of Manchester`s notorious Moss Side district are taking a young man to task for his refusal to vote in next month`s British election.

Power to the North pledge dangled ahead of UK vote

The cranes on the skyline of Manchester reflect a boom under way in this former industrial hub in northern England that is leading the charge for wresting greater local powers from London.

British teenagers arrested on terrorism offences: Police

 Two teenagers from northern England have been arrested on suspicion of preparing for acts of terrorism, British police said on Sunday.

Son of local politician among Britons held at Syria border

The son of a British local councillor was among nine people detained by Turkish authorities for allegedly trying to cross the Syrian border, his father confirmed on Thursday.

West Ham United midfielder Raven Morrison cleared of assault charges

West Ham United midfielder Raven Morrison cleared of assault charges

An English court on Thursday cleared West Ham United midfielder Ravel Morrison of charges of assaulting his former girlfriend and her mother.

Manchester canal deaths spark killer speculation

With 17 bodies discovered in the past two years, the canals that run through Manchester in northern England are racking up a grim tally, prompting one expert to warn of a possible serial killer at large.

Norwegian prodigy Martin Oedagaard keeps European giants on tenterhooks

Norwegian prodigy Martin Oedagaard keeps European giants on tenterhooks

Norwegian prodigy Martin Odagaard, one of the most hunted players in Europe`s winter transfer market, is keeping potential suitors hanging on his every word and every pass.

Lord's recommended to stage 2019 Cricket World Cup final

Lord's recommended to stage 2019 Cricket World Cup final

Lord`s should host the 2019 World Cup final, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) recommended to the International Cricket Council (ICC) on Wednesday.

Three arrested in raid on British 'slave' factory

British police arrested three suspected slave masters after a raid on a factory freed 20 Eastern European migrants paid 25 pounds ($39, 31 euros) to work 80-hour weeks on Monday.

British mother selling breast milk to fund Christmas

A cash-strapped mother-of-four in Britain has revealed that she is selling her breast milk and plans to fund Christmas expenses with it, media reported.

Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return

Cristiano Ronaldo aims to outshine Lionel Messi on Manchester return

Cristiano Ronaldo will try to outshine Lionel Messi on his return to Old Trafford when the two best players in the world clash in a friendly between Portugal and Argentina on Tuesday.

Indian-origin shopkeeper shot dead by robbers in UK

London: A 35-year-old Indian-origin shopkeeper was shot dead by robbers at his shop in Manchester in the UK, police said.

England could play away from Wembley if FA secure NFL deal

England could play away from Wembley if FA secure NFL deal

 England could play matches in different towns and cities around the country again from 2018 if the English FA secures an NFL franchise based at Wembley Stadium.

Manchester City on alert for visit of rampant Roma

After late disappointment against Bayern Munich in their opening Champions League group game, Manchester City can ill afford another slip-up in Tuesday`s meeting with in-form Roma at the Etihad Stadium.

Lancashire hope for multi-million bond boost

Lancashire hope for multi-million bond boost

Lancashire announced Wednesday the launch of its first retail bond designed to help the English county cricket club raise £3 million ($5 million, 4 million euros).