A 28-year-old man has been jailed for eight months for looting former Oasis singer Liam Gallagher's Pretty Green fashion boutique.

Owen Flanagan, from Levenshulme, pleaded guilty to two counts of burglary – for stealing £75 of clothing from Gallagher's boutique and two electrical items.

Flanagan is one of 10 people who have been jailed in Manchester for their involvement in the recent riots.

Courts have been holding late-night sessions to tackle the huge number of cases.

Meanwhile, 46-year-old Bernard Moore was jailed for 20 weeks after he pleaded guilty to using threatening words or behaviour likely to cause alarm or distress and for assaulting a police officer in Manchester.

Moore shouted abuse at officers before trying to gouge out an officer's eye with his fingers.

Eight other men had been imprisoned by 7am, according to Greater Manchester Police.

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Solihull Magistrates' Court sat all night to fast-track cases connected with the Birmingham riots.

A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Twenty further people appeared in court today charged with a range of offences, including burglary and robbery.
"Ten were remanded in custody, five bailed, two pleaded guilty and have been jailed, one pleaded guilty and has been fined and two have been committed to crown court for sentencing after pleading guilty."