A new insurance scheme has been launched 100 days since the Boxing Day floods in Lancashire and Greater Manchester.
Storms and heavy rain throughout December made it the wettest month on record.
Nearly 5000 properties across the region were affected.
Flood Re should help reduce premiums and excesses in areas frequently hit.
Services and jobs on the North's railways are under threat according to trade unions who're holding a protest rally in Manchester.Read the full story ›
Online shopping giant Amazon is to create 1,000 new jobs at a centre in Manchester.
The new centre will open in Autumn this year and the jobs will be created over the next three years, the company has announced.
Posts will include engineers, computing staff, human resources and operations managers.
This latest announcement is part of the company's plans to create 2,500 jobs this year - bringing its total workforce to 14,500.
Amazon is to create 1,000 new jobs at a centre in Manchester, the company has announced.Read the full story ›
Work's starting on the first section of a major scheme to improve one of the region's busiest motorways. Highways England is upgrading a 20-mile stretch of the route between junctions 16 near Crewe and 19 near Knutsford in Cheshire.
It includes converting the hard shoulder of a stretch of the M6 in Cheshire to a traffic lane. In addition crews will also undertake maintenance work on bridges and structures along the route.
Business is booming in the Lake District, as local companies help one another to bounce back from the floods.Read the full story ›
Bolton Wanderers are due back in the High Court over a winding up orderRead the full story ›
the world famous Cunard line says a new terminal could lead to the return of transatlantic crossings from Liverpool.Read the full story ›
Company says the new employees will work in a range of jobs including cyber security and software development - as well as research.Read the full story ›