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Mangala 'signs' for City in video

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Eliaquim Mangala appears to be closing in on a move to Manchester City

11:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A leaked video on Manchester City's website appears to show the club signing long-term target Eliaquim Mangala from Porto.

Castleford claim unlikely draw

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Castleford centre Michael Shenton, right, scored his side's first-half try

10:49pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Castleford ran in three tries in the last 13 minutes to snatch an unlikely 18-18 draw against a rejuvenated Hull FC in a dramatic First Utility Super League match at the KC Stadium.

Surrey edge thriller at Lord's

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Stuart Meaker, right, celebrates taking the wicket of Middlesex batsman Ryan Higgins

10:42pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Stuart Meaker marked his first domestic Twenty20 appearance for two years with a competition-best four for 30 as Surrey all but secured a home tie in the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast with a thrilling two-wicket last-ball victory against London rivals Middlesex at Lord's.

Hamilton keen to remain at Mercedes

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Lewis Hamilton is enjoying a good season with Mercedes

10:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Lewis Hamilton looks set to sign a new deal with Mercedes before the end of the year.

Montgomerie seven shots off pace

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Colin Montgomerie is seven shots behind the leader after the first day of the Senior Open

9:04pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Colin Montgomerie made a solid if unspectacular start to his bid to win three senior majors in a season at the Senior Open at Royal Porthcawl .

Daley has no plans to quit

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Tom Daley is determined to continue beyond the Commonwealth Games

7:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Tom Daley insists he will continue diving as long as his body lets him.

Brownlee hunger for gold burns on

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Alistair Brownlee, right, has warned brother Jonathan, left, he is not done yet

7:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Alistair Brownlee vowed he would never lose his hunger after adding yet another title to his glittering triathlon portfolio.

Nicklaus sees success for McIlroy

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Rory McIlroy won his third major title at Hoylake last week

6:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Jack Nicklaus has told Rory McIlroy he can become one of golf's greatest ever players if he chooses to.

Gold joy for Scot Renicks

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Kimberly Renicks, rear, shouts as she pushes down Shushila Likmabam during their final (AP)

6:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Edinburgh judoka Kimberley Renicks won gold for Scotland in the women's under-48kgs Commonwealth Games final with victory over India's Sushila Likmabam.

Nibali extends lead with stage win

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Vincenzo Nibali completed his fourth stage victory

6:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Vincenzo Nibali wanted to show he was "the boss" in winning his fourth stage of the 101st Tour de France on Thursday to all-but seal overall victory.

Wiggins hints at ending road career

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Sir Bradley Wiggins, right, was forced to settle for silver on his return to the track

6:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins appeared to call time on his Grand Tour career after picking up a silver medal on his track comeback at the Commonwealth Games.

23 years for pizza driver's killer

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Shamraze Khan, with Kasim Ahmed have been jailed over the murder of pizza delivery driver Thavisha Lakindu Peiris in Sheffield (South Yorkshire Police/PA)

6:08pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A "habitual street robber" who stabbed a pizza delivery driver to death for his mobile phone has been told he must serve at least 23 years in prison.

Man found guilty of Jayden murder

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Jayden Parkinson strangled and later buried in a grave at a cemetery in December last year (Thames Valley Police/PA Wire)

6:08pm Thursday 24th July 2014

A violent and controlling man has been found guilty of murdering his 17-year-old pregnant ex-girlfriend.

UK's growth forecast raised by IMF

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: George Osborne welcomed the IMF forecast

6:08pm Thursday 24th July 2014

The UK is on course to outpace the world's major advanced economies this year after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) raised its GDP forecast for a fourth time in a row to 3.2%.

Cheryl wanted marriage kept quiet

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Cheryl Fernandez-Versini wanted to keep her marriage a secret

5:29pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Cheryl Fernandez-Versini has told how she would have preferred to keep her new marriage under wraps.

Brownlees one-two for England

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Alistair Brownlee, left, came out on top against brother Jonny to win triathlon gold

5:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Alistair Brownlee beat brother Jonny to Commonwealth Games gold as England completed a dream day in the triathlon at Strathclyde Country Park.

Hales eyes World Cup role

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Alex Hales has impressed for England in the Twenty20 format

4:48pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Nottinghamshire batsman Alex Hales hopes his form this season in the LV= County Championship can help secure him a place in the England squad for the forthcoming ICC World Cup.

Nibali closes in on Tour glory

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Vincenzo Nibali made another resounding statement in this year's Tour de France (AP)

4:40pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Vincenzo Nibali claimed his fourth stage success of the 101st Tour de France on Thursday to all but seal overall victory.

Lampard makes New York move

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC

3:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Frank Lampard has signed for New York City FC, the Major League Soccer franchise have announced.

Stimpson: Medal is for everyone

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: England's Jodie Stimpson, centre, and Vicky Holland, right, were joined on the podium by Canada's Kirsten Sweetland, left

3:47pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Jodie Stimpson described missing out on the London Olympics as "the kick up the backside I needed" after winning the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

52 priests defrocked for sex abuse

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: More than 50 priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for clerical sex abuse over the past 13 years, it has been reveale

3:36pm Thursday 24th July 2014

More than 50 priests in England and Wales have been defrocked for clerical sex abuse over the past 13 years, it has been revealed.

50 Shades Of Grey trailer released

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Jamie Dornan stars in the Fifty Shades Of Grey movie as Christian Grey

3:36pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Fifty Shades Of Grey fans have been given a tantalising glimpse of the movie in the first official trailer to be released online.

Herrera: We won't get carried away

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Ander Herrera made a promising start in a Manchester United shirt

2:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Ander Herrera is sure Louis van Gaal will do his utmost to keep his Manchester United players grounded after their 7-0 destruction of the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Pharrell's Happy 'triple platinum'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Pharrell Williams' hit Happy has been in the charts all year

2:33pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Pharrell Williams' hit Happy has brought further joy to his music bosses by pulling off a rare sales feat.

£1m a year to discuss nuclear waste

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Ed Davey said the area that hosted a disposal facility would benefit from significant investment

2:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Communities could be paid millions of pounds just to consider having a facility to bury nuclear waste in their area, the Government has said.

'North-south divide' on disability

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: People born in the south of England have a much higher 'disability-free life expectancy' compared with those in the north, ONS figures suggest

2:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

People living in different parts of England are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to the age they should expect to be struck down with a disability or long-term illness, new figures suggest.

Car parts firm in administration

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Soli-hull-based firm Unipart Automotive is one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment

2:26pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Unipart Automotive - one of the UK's largest suppliers of car parts and garage equipment - has gone into administration with the loss of more than 1,200 jobs.

Courteney Cox arrives in Derry

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid have travelled to Ireland

2:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Courteney Cox flew with a budget airline when she travelled to Ireland with Snow Patrol fiance Johnny McDaid.

Selina Scott opts out of MP bid

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Selina Scott won't be heading into politics

2:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Broadcaster Selina Scott has decided she does not wish to be considered as a Tory candidate for her local Parliamentary seat, after speculation that she might stand.

Clock ticking on tax credit claims

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: HMRC has warned that the deadline for renewing tax credit claims is approaching

2:02pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Nearly 900,000 people who receive tax credits have just one week left to renew their claims or risk losing their payments.

Example is set to become a dad

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Example is set to become a father

1:38pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Example is set to become a dad.

Snoop: I got high in White House

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Snoop Dogg has claimed he smoked weed at the White House

1:35pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Snoop Dogg has claimed that he smoked marijuana in a bathroom at the White House.

Kate Hudson: I'd marry for the kids

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Kate Hudson has a child with Matt Bellamy

1:25pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Kate Hudson has said she's in no rush to get married.

Wiggins leads England into final

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: England and Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold this evening

1:24pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bradley Wiggins will race for gold on his track cycling return this evening, with England facing off against favourites Australia in the team pursuit final at the Commonwealth Games.

Stimpson secures first Glasgow gold

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Jodie Stimpson crosses the line to win gold

1:20pm Thursday 24th July 2014

English triathlete Jodie Stimpson won the first gold medal of the Commonwealth Games to banish the pain of missing out on the London Olympics.

Cumberbatch to kick off Comic-Con

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Benedict Cumberbatch will make his debut at Comic-Con

1:15pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Benedict Cumberbatch is to get San Diego Comic-Con started, as the sold-out pop culture convention kicks off.

Mel B wants Spice Girls reunion

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Mel B says she would love the Spice Girls to reunite again

1:14pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Mel B has admitted she would love to see the Spice Girls back together for another reunion.

Efron and Pattinson have night out

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Robert Pattinson is friends with Zac Efron

1:13pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Zac Efron and Robert Pattinson have become good friends - enjoying a night out in Sunset Boulevard.

Spears to launch underwear line

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Britney Spears is launching an underwear line

12:53pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Britney Spears is launching a lingerie line.

Suarez set for El Clasico debut

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Luis Suarez's four-month ban would run out just in time for Barcelona's clash with Real Madrid

12:51pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Luis Suarez could make his debut for Barcelona against arch rivals Real Madrid at the Bernabeu.

Sir Bruce to front BBC variety show

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Sir Bruce Forsyth has a new presenting role for the BBC

12:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Sir Bruce Forsyth is to host a special variety show for BBC One - his first new presenting role since stepping down as the host of Strictly Come Dancing.

Glasgow gold glee for marvel Miley

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Scotland's Hannah Miley won Commonwealth gold in the 400m individual medley

12:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Hannah Miley had the Saltire flying high on the opening night of the Commonwealth Games swimming at Tollcross as she successfully defended her 400 metres individual medley title.

Flower to lead Lions

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Andy Flower takes charge of the England Lions this summer

12:01pm Thursday 24th July 2014

Former senior national coach Andy Flower will lead England Lions in their triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month.

Van Gaal hails United performance

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Louis van Gaal was impressed by what he saw from his Manchester United charges

11:07am Thursday 24th July 2014

Louis van Gaal hailed his "fantastic" players as he began his reign as Manchester United manager with a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Children trying smoking 'at lowest'

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: One in five pupils aged 11 to 15 said they have tried smoking, figures show

10:56am Thursday 24th July 2014

The number of children trying cigarettes has dipped to the lowest level on record, new figures suggest.

More poor pupils applying for uni

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: A record number of poorer students have applied for university places this year, Ucas figures show

10:54am Thursday 24th July 2014

Rising numbers of poorer teenagers are planning to go to university, but they are still half as likely to apply as their richer peers, new figures suggests.

Retail sales show small increase

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Sales volumes were up 0.1% in June, figures showed

10:37am Thursday 24th July 2014

Retail sales showed a meagre rise in June amid the longest period of sustained growth since before the recession, official data showed.

Naya Rivera gleeful after wedding

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Naya Rivera has tied the knot (Startraks Photo/Rex)

10:35am Thursday 24th July 2014

Glee star Naya Rivera has married actor Ryan Dorsey - her boyfriend of just three months - in Mexico.

Body found in blaze car was a woman

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: West Midlands Police said a body found after a car fire in Birmingham was a woman

10:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

A body found in a burnt-out car is that of a woman, police have confirmed.

Student dies on trip to Tanzania

Prestwich and Whitefield Guide: Jack Burden was part of a 28-day expedition to Tanzania

10:29am Thursday 24th July 2014

Tributes have flooded in for a school pupil who died while on a trip to Tanzania after suffering a "severe allergic reaction".


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