April 17, 2021

Manchester attack – Funeral

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Manchester attack: Funeral for Barra’s Eilidh MacLeod From BBC Family and friends of Manchester Arena attack victim Eilidh MacLeod have gathered on her island home of Barra for her funeral mass. The 14-year-old has been taken from her home to Our Lady, Star of the Sea in Castlebay, for the church service. Eilidh’s friend, Laura […]

Manchester African-Caribbean community centre closed after racist call

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From BBC A community centre for African-Caribbean pensioners was evacuated and closed after racist threats were made in a telephone call. Dorothy Evans, who runs the African Caribbean Care Group centre in Hulme, Manchester, said she was left “shocked” and “appalled” by the threats. The caller made references to slavery and threatened to “make somebody […]