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Zain's murderers face 27 years behind bars

Charlie Beadell, 22, and Ricky Jervis, 23, were found guilty of the murder of Zain Sailsman, 19, at Chester Crown Court last week.

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Crime student, 36, was seeing drug dealer, 22

Julia Howard was cleared of any direct involvement in the killing of Zain Sailsman.

A dark, ugly world exposed

Reporter Stuart Greer, who has been covering the murder trial for the Express for the past six weeks, recalls the key moments in the courtroom...

‘Murder shows terrible impact of drugs trade’

Detective Inspector Steve Jones, of the force’s major investigation team, said officers had faced a complex investigation in bringing Jervis and Beadell to justice.

Zain's murderers face 27 years behind bars

Charlie Beadell, 22, and Ricky Jervis, 23, were found guilty of the murder of Zain Sailsman, 19, at Chester Crown Court last week.

Crime student, 36, was seeing drug dealer, 22

Julia Howard was cleared of any direct involvement in the killing of Zain Sailsman.

A dark, ugly world exposed

Reporter Stuart Greer, who has been covering the murder trial for the Express for the past six weeks, recalls the key moments in the courtroom...

Kids cut ribbon at new play park

The play area on the Millennium Green in Henbury has been formally opened after efforts by the community.

Hundreds pay tribute to fallen

Hundreds of villagers came out to Kerridge to remember all those who have given their lives in conflict.

New police chief and MP discuss tackling crime

At the meeting, Chief Constable Byrne also set out his plans to reduce crime levels in and around Macclesfield.
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Christopher Bucktin: Dylan Farrow is poor victim in this 22-year tug of hate

Filmmaker Woody Allen and actress Mia  Farrow have waged a war of words since their bitter split more than two decades ago

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Christopher Bucktin: Could legal cannabis reduce alcohol abuse?

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Researchers believe the increasing availability of the drug could lead to a decrease in the consumption of alcohol – a far bigger killer both here and in the UK.

Hundreds pay tribute to fallen

Hundreds of villagers came out to Kerridge to remember all those who have given their lives in conflict.

Parade will commemorate First World War centenary

The annual Kerridge War Memorial Parade will commemorate the start of the First World War and pay tribute to soldiers from other battles.

Daughter's thanks for money in memory of mum

Louise Upton started raising money for Macmillan after her mum Sylvia Cartledge died with oesophagus cancer.

Hong Kong beckons for Guide translator

Jo Whytock, 34, will lead a team of interpreters at the 35th World Conference in Hong Kong.

Mr Muscle proves he is a cut above the rest

A body-building hairdresser proved head and shoulders above the competition when he was crowned British bodybuilding champion.

Anti-slave group's walking campaign.

More than 50 campaigners from Poynton’s Hope for Justice support group took part in the Poynton Walk for Freedom

Probe after pub fire

An investigation has been launched after a fire in the roof of The Legh Arms in Prestbury, Macclesfield

Family pay tribute to 'selfless' mum

The family of Louise Gibson, a police sergeant found dead after a four-day search, have described her as the ‘nicest, sweetest and most selfless person imaginable’.The 43-year-old mother of three from Macclesfield went missing on May 15 from her parents’ home in Buckinghamshire.

TV star Chris puts on a really wild show

Naturalist, photographer, television presenter and author Chris visited Prestbury House Care Home

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