A six-year-old from Manchester has drawn up a wish list of things she would like to see before she loses her sight completely.
Victim support groups in Liverpool are highlighting the emotional impact of burglary on children.
Surgeons have implanted a mini-telescope into the eye of a great grandmother to restore her sight. Joan Gill, from Cheshire, can see again.
Reports of two lanes blocked due to overturned lorry on M6 Southbound between Sandbach Services and J16 A500 (Stoke-On-Trent / Crewe).
One lane blocked due to debris on road on M6 Northbound between J32 M55 (Broughton Interchange) and J33 A6 (Galgate).
A leading specialist in the North West has warned that binge drinking is fuelling an explosion of liver disease among young people.
Sir Ian Gilmore from Liverpool University says more young people are being treated for the disease, which is usually found in adults who have been drinking heavily for years.
He told the Tonight programme: "If a youngster said to me a bottle of vodka wouldn't kill me then I would say to them that you are taking a large quantity of a sedative drug, it's like taking an overdose of valium or shooting a large dose of heroin"
Watch Tonight: Britain's Young Drinkers on ITV1 at 7:30pm.
A woman who woke up on the operating table as surgeons prepared to remove her appendix has received a financial settlement from East Lancashire NHS Trust.
Alex Bythell says she was panic-striken and feared for her life.
Mel Barham reports.
A woman from Lancashire woke up on the operating table as surgeons prepared to remove her appendix.
Alex Bythell says she was unable to open eyes, speak or move and she feared for her life.
She has been awarded an undisclosed amount from East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust.
Replacement bus service running on Northern Rail between Swinton (Greater Manchester) and Meadowhall and mainline station closed at Rotherham Central due to signalling problem between Sheffield and Doncaster.
One lane blocked and slow traffic due to accident, three vehicles involved on M62 Eastbound between J11 A574 (Birchwood) and J12 M60 / M602 (Eccles Interchange).
Drivers in Lancashire are being warned that the A585 Amounderness Way, near Thorton-Cleveleys, is currently closed in both directions between Fleetwood Road South and Norcross Lane following a serious road traffic accident around 2pm today.
The route is likely to be closed into and beyond tonight's rush hour and drivers are advised to delay or adjust their journey plans should they wish to avoid congestion.