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SPECIAL REPORT: Shock haul of weapons seized from schoolchildren

Children as young as four have been caught in school with knives and other weapons, including prison-style “shanks”, on average once a day, it can be revealed, as a Johnston Press investigation exposes the daily crimewave at the heart of the nation’s education system.
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Cybercrime

Thousands have details traded on dark web

Cyber hackers are trading the details of tens of thousands of the borough’s residents on the Dark Web in a bid to extort them for cash and goods.

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Cybercrime

Hospital faced mass cyber attacks

Wigan’s hospital IT boffins have warded off more than 86,000 cyber attacks in a little over two years.

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