14 year old Danielle Bradshaw has had her leg amputated to allow her to pursue her dream of becoming a Paralympic athlete.
Government inspectors are at Tameside Hospital today to establish why the death rate there is among the highest in the country.
The crash happened when the aircraft, believed to be a Piper Cherokee normally based at Blackpool, flipped over on the runway.
Investigators are trying to find out why a light aircraft from Blackpool crashed at an airport in North Wales. A man was killed, a boy is seriously ill and a second man is fighting for his life after the plane crashed at Caernarfon Airport . They're all thought to be from the same family.
IVF timelapse can allow more than 5,000 snapshots to be taken of developing embryo before it is transferred to the womb.
– Professor Simon Fishel, CARE Fertility Group
In the 35 years I have been in this field this is probably the most exciting and significant development that can be of value to all patients seeking IVF.
– Stuart Lavery, consultant gynaecologist, Hammersmith Hospital
Timelapse imaging of the early development of human embryos offers the exciting potential of a novel and non-invasive way of selecting the embryo with the greatest chance of implantation outside the womb.
An IVF technique which uses timelapse imaging could significantly increase the chances of a successful birth. Researchers used the method to select low risk embryos which looked unlikely to have abnormalities.
Initial results show the chances of producing a successful live birth increase by more than a half. Thousands of snapshots are examined to to help avoid miscarriages or birth defects.
A woman from Lancashire who lost her battle with cancer is featuring on a poster campaign in Blackpool to encourage people to talk about the sensitive subject of end of life care.
Kim Rossall from Thornton was only 21 when she died last year.
Our Lancashire reporter Amy Welch has more
The family of a woman from Southport who took her own life with the with the help of doctors at a Swiss clinic are supporting a bid to change the law to make "assisted dying" legal in Britain.
Glenys Porter was suffering advanced stages of Huntington's disease, a neurological disorder which had severely affected her bodily functions and physical movement.
She decided to travel to Zurich where Dignitas doctors gave her with drugs to end her life.
After witnessing her death, her sons Andy and Peter Squires joined a campaign to bring about a change in legislation.
Under the current UK law anyone who assists somebody to die could be jailed for up to fourteen years.
Today, Lord Falconer, the former Lord Chancellor, will table a Private Member's Bill in the House of Lords which if passed later this year, would make "assisted dying" legal in Britain.
The Bill would allow a terminally ill person who had been certified by two doctors as having less than six months to live, to seek the help of a friend or relation to end their life.
Three sisters from Lancashire are urging women to get tested for a gene linked to breast cancer, after it killed two of their relatives.
Eileen Eve, Maxine Betts and Maureen Dixon have a faulty gene in their family
One has already had her breasts removed to cut her risk. An operation the Hollywood star Angelina Jolie revealed today that she has undergone because of her genetics.
Now, the sisters from Barrowford want other women to make an informed choice.
Our correspondent Rob Smith reports.