What impact is Chinese investment having in the North West?
Following President Xi Xinping's historic visit last year, Chinese investors have began to pour billions into Manchester.
But, as more and more Chinese citizens buy property in the city, there are concerns rents will rise and outprice locals.
Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt has been investigating:
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Shoppers and traders at the famous Bury market have been getting to grips with the new five pound note.
It's printed on plastic and goes into circulation from September. The Bank of England's taking it on a nationwide tour so people can get used to how it looks and feels.
Adam McClean has been to Bury to find out for us.
Shoppers in Bury have been trying out the new plastic £5 note.
The new fiver will go into circulation in September with a first print-run of 440 million notes.
There are plans to introduce more plastic notes including a new plastic £10 note featuring Jane Austen next summer and a plastic £20 note by 2020.
Granada Reports correspondent Adam McClean has been to see what they think:
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Broadly speaking, big companies backed staying in Europe with smaller firms in favour of coming out.
So what do north west businesses make of the vote to leave? correspondent Amy Welch has been finding out:
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