Dale Cregan was given a whole life sentence at Preston Crown Court today for the murders of unarmed police constables Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone, and father and son David and Mark Short.
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Brighter but colder conditions with scattered showers. Showers turning increasingly to sleet and snow throughout the day.
Early rain will soon be followed by blustery and increasingly wintry showers, giving way to a brighter but colder afternoon.
A largely mild, cloudy night with outbreaks of rain becoming more persistent from the northwest, perhaps turning heavy in places too.