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<b>Tuesday 9 December:</b> M62 drunk driver jailed, neighbour killed in music row plus Britannia High and Santa Claus the stud

Published on December 9th 2008.

A DRUNK DRIVER has been jailed for killing a father and son when his car smashed into theirs on the M62 in August. Gary Proctor, 47, and his 16-year-old son James were on their way to Manchester Airport when Hussain's car collided with theirs. They were rushed to hospital, but both died later that day from their injuries. Catherine Proctor, Gary's wife and James' mum, survived. Hussain, who had been seen drink driving at speeds of up to 120mph whilst performing a sex act at the wheel, has been sentenced to eight years in prison and given a 15-year driving ban.

A MAN WAS KILLED by a neighbour after asking him to turn his music down. Liverpool Crown Court heard how Michael Moran, 63, of Chadderton, Greater Manchester, was hit three times by James Barfoot, 27, after Moran had asked him to turn his music down. Police were called to a disturbance at the address in July. Barfoot denies manslaughter.

MANCHESTER PRODUCED TV SHOW, Britannia High, has been sold by ITV Global Entertainment, worldwide. The series, which is also filmed in Manchester, has rated number one with the teen demographic in its primetime slot. ITV are also planning to launch several brand extensions from the show, this Winter.

ONE IN FIVE Manchester women has a Santa Claus fantasy according to an internet dating firm. Research reveals that 20% of women in the city find the chubby, bearded gift-giver a sexy icon. The research also revealed that one in 12 (8%) Mancunian men had, at one time or another, dressed up as Santa Claus in the bedroom.

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forrestDecember 9th 2008.

the filthy dirty b@st rd, not content with drink driving he decides to masturbate. I hope he doesnt come out, the dirty filthy murdering b@~~@:d.

mingerDecember 9th 2008.

No, a 100% Avo!!! xxx

AvoDecember 9th 2008.

Soooo, if I go out in town dressed up as Santa I will be virtually guaranteeed a 20% success rate if I was, in theory, on the pull??

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