Beverley Callard who plays Liz McDonald to return to Coronation Street
Bosses of Manchester-produced soap Coronation Street showed the Rovers Return is back to its former glory as the rebuild is completed.
A new exhibition of rare Star Wars artwork is being shown in Manchester, on one of the biggest months in the movie franchise's history.
Just over 23 years ago the Stone Roses played one of the most famous gigs ever at Spike Island near Widnes. Now a film, Spike Island, follows the members of a fictional Manchester band who are all just leaving school as they try to blag their way into the concert.
The film's director Mat Whitecross came in earlier with two of the actors Elliott Tittensor and Nico Mirallegro
Former Coronation Street actress Helen Flanagan has been left "very shaken" after burglars struck at her Cheshire home.
Jewellery and a phone were taken from the home she shares with her footballer boyfriend Scott Sinclair on Monday night.
A spokesman for the 22-year-old said: "We confirm the home Helen shares with Scott was burgled last night.
"Helen is naturally very shaken but is unharmed. The police have been called and are investigating."
Police confirmed they were looking into the incident which happened in Prestbury at about 11.50pm last night.
In a statement, they said: "Thieves broke into the detached property ... and stole items of jewellery and a mobile phone. The investigation into the incident is continuing."
A drama set against the backdrop of the Stone Roses' Spike Island seminal concert in 1990 has its premier in Manchester tonight.
It's a fiction coming-of-age tale featuring a group of school levers destined to see their heros perform in Widnes.
Hundreds of fans turned up see Liam Gallagher at a signing in Manchester last night.
The former Oasis front man was back in his hometown to promote the new album from his band Beady Eye.
Natasha Carter reports.
Rock legend Neil Young will play the Liverpool International Music Festival.
Young, and his band Crazy Horse, will play the event, which replaces the Mathew Street Festival.
Other acts announced include JLS, Martha Wainwright and Ghostpoet.
The full list of acts can be found here.
A brand new music event is being launched in Liverpool today.
Organisers say the Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) will combine the best elements of the Mathew Street Music Festival with some new events in a celebration of all things music.
The internationally acclaimed Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and chief conductor Vasily Petrenko will take to a brand new stage in Sefton Park for an evening of live music.
Neil Young & Crazy Horse are also due to perform at the arena. It's also been announced the Liverpool Music Awards will be part of the festival.
The event will take place from 18 August until 22 September.
The new Stone Roses film had its world premiere in Manchester last night.
The band made a rare appearance on the red carpet in Trafford Park, alongside them some famous names from Manchester's pop scene along with a few surprise faces.
Ian Brown and John Squre of The Stone Roses perform on stage at Heaton Park in June 2012
Vocalist Ian Brown of rock band The Stone Roses performs during the bands first show of their Australian tour at The Riverstage in the Brisbane Botanic Gardens, Australia on Friday, March 1, 2013.