Coronation Street actress Julie Hesmondhalgh today had a close-up look at the work being done by scientists to combat pancreatic cancer.
Rain tomorrow. Dry and bright today.
One of ITV’s most popular period dramas is set to be filmed in Liverpool.
An artist from Chershire has just published what could be the world's most realistic finger painting on his computer.
Kyle Lambert created a picture of actor/director Morgan Freeman using about quarter of a million finger strokes on his iPad.
You can see a speeded up version of how this was done by clicking on the following link:-
Sir Paul McCartney has said Nelson Mandela "was one of the great men of all time" and he wished they had met.
Sir Paul said: "I particularly admired his lack of bitterness towards his jailers, which I think set the tone for South Africa's transition to democracy.
"I never actually got to meet him although I wished I could have done and, in fact, I would say he is the greatest man I never met ".
Cheryl Cole has joined regulars at Coronation Street's Rovers Return to film a special episode that will be screened as part of ITV's Text Santa campaign.
The former Girls Aloud songstress is to star alongside soap stars Michelle Keegan (Tina), Simon Gregson (Steve), Kym Marsh (Michelle) and Andy Whyment (Kirk) in the episode that will be screened as part of ITV's Text Santa programme on Friday 20th December.
In the storyline Cheryl heads to the Rovers, looking for her childhood friend, barmaid Tina, and aims to take her up to Newcastle to celebrate Christmas - but things do not go according to plan.
The former X Factor judge said: "It has always been part of my life, we'd all watch it as kids every night. It's surreal to be part of something I've watched my whole life.
"It's great to be able to support six wonderful charities and I really hope that this year's appeal makes a difference to many lives."
Opera singer Russell Watson is preparing for a very special performance in Preston.
He's singing at the Guild Hall next week in memory of 10-year-old Katy Holmes, who died from a brain tumour last year.
Russell, who himself has battled two brain tumours, joined us in the studio to explain why it's a cause close to his heart.
You can find more about the performance and the Katy Holmes Trust by clicking here.
Paula Lane who plays Kylie says the new set involves impressive detail.
Kieran Roberts, Executive Producer of Coronation Street spoke to reporter Mel Barham about the new Coronation Street set. He says he hopes Coronation Street fans will love it.
It took two years to build but thanks to timelapse footage, you can watch the story of the new set unfold in just ten seconds!