This weekend will witness events on the south coast and in France to mark 75 years since one of the most remarkable events of the Second World War.
We're talking about the evacuation from France of allied forces in the May and June of 1940. This weekend a flotilla of small ships will recreate the perilous journey made to the French port of Dunkirk, where more than 330,000 British and French troops escaped from advancing German forces.
Of course, most of the survivors who are still with us are now in their 90s. But our reporter Daniel Hewitt was very privileged to find one - 96 year old Fusilier Norman Prior from Middleton. This is his remarkable story:
Labour leadership candidate and Leigh MP Andy Burnham says the party needs to make an emotional connection to voters.
Mr Burnham was giving his first interview to Granada Reports since announcing he would stand for leader.
The Leigh MP, and Labour leadership candidate, Andy Burnham has told Granada Reports the party had a leader from the North West of England.
Sometimes the name of a company becomes synonymous with a particular town or city.
And this weekend the cruise company Cunard is celebrating not just its 175th birthday but also its historic links with Liverpool.
Tens of thousands of visitors are expected in the city this bank holiday weekend as the three queens of the current Cunard fleet gather on the River Mersey.
An NHS Trust has offered its "sincere condolences" to a family after a mentally ill man killed his mother and sister.
John Jenkin, 23, from Millom in Cumbria, was found to have unlawfully killed his mother Alice McMeekin and sister Katie Jenkin, by a coroner.
Louis van Gaal has reacted given his first press conference after hitting the headlines, and stealing the show, with a speech at the Manchester United Player of the Year Awards.
Asked about the speech van Gaal said he told the story of the season "in my own words... I love the fans."
A lorry accident on the M602 is causing queues in Manchester.
Two lanes are closed due to accident on the M602 Westbound between J2 A576 Gilda Brook Road and J1 M60 / M62 at the Eccles Interchange.
A coroner has ruled a mentally ill man unlawfully killed his mother and sister, but that no once could've foreseen that it would happen.
John Jenkin, 23, from Millom in Cumbria, had already admitted the manslaughter of his mother Alice McMeekin and sister Katie Jenkin, on the grounds of diminished responsibility.