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<b>Weds 16 April</b>: Facebook the police, bankrupt Bez and a dirty, dirty deli

Published on April 16th 2008.

GREATER MANCHESTER POLICE has become the first force in the country to use the social networking website Facebook in a bid to fight crime. Assistant Chief Constable Rob Taylor said: “It demonstrates our commitment to exploring all avenues available to us to help fight and detect crime.” The application can be added by clicking here.

A DELI and three bakeries in Glossop have been branded as 'thoroughly disgusting' according to reports. Judge Andrew Hamilton at Derby Crown Court has banned the owners of the Dainty Deli in High Street West, Glossop, and three Hadfield Bakery stores, from running any type of food business. Neil and Linda Dainty were convicted of a staggering 24 food hygiene offences, including infestations of mice, beetles, rodents and extremely dirty conditions.

HAPPY MONDAY'S percussionist, Bez has been declared bankrupt for the second time in four years. Reports confirm that Bez, real name Mark Berry, is in debt once again after winning £50,000 on Celebrity Big Brother in 2005. The musician is expecting his third child with partner Monica Ward, whom he shares a flat with in Chorlton.

WAYNE ROONEY could be the next in line to lead the England squad. England coach, Fabio Capello has spoken about Rooney's future potential as captain of the England national team.He said: “I am undecided who will be captain for the next game. But I do believe Rooney could one day be captain. He is a leader and he is a good example on the pitch.”

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