GCHQ has announced plans to build a new intelligence base in Manchester to bolster the country's defences against terror. The security agency will open a new facility next year in the city struck by a bomb that killed 22 people. Officials said the base would be "at the heart of the nation's security, using cutting-edge technology and technical ingenuity" to thwart threats. Jeremy Fleming, the director of GCHQ, said he was "delighted" and the move would create hundreds of jobs.
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