Andy Burnham warns far-left supporters of fellow Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn are putting party at risk of a 1980s-style split.Read the full story ›
Calls to halt the Labour leadership race have been branded "unhelpful" after reports emerge of alleged "hard-left infiltration" of party.Read the full story ›
The final hustings in the Labour leadership campaign have been taking place in Warrington.
Leigh MP Andy Burnham is in second place in some of the polls, trailing surprise leader Jeremy Corbyn.
ITV correspondent Ashley Derricott reports.
Labour's leadership hopefuls are taking part in a North West hustings organised by the party in Warrington today.
New Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has apologised after a post on his Twitter feed suggested gay people could be "cured".Read the full story ›
A woman from Liverpool says that changes to the national retirement age mean that her future plans have been shattered.
When the state pension age was changed in 1995 it meant thousands of people were unable to retire at 60, as they'd planned.
Now campaigners have raised an online petition to get the law changed back.
Andrew Fletcher reports:
Irish President calls the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace centre in Warrington 'an inspiration.'Read the full story ›
MPs furious at a decision they say will lead to the downgrading of Wythenshawe hospital in Manchester have held a meeting with the Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.
Health officials in Greater Manchester did not grant Wythenshawe specialist status in the "Healthier together" reforms - a move campaigners claim will cost lives.
North West MPs have been meeting the Health Secretary over their fears that Wythenshawe hospital is being downgraded.
It missed out on plans to create four so-called "Super Hospitals" in the region to concentrate on areas such as high risk emergency surgery.
The "Healthier Together" shake up would mean Wythenshawe becoming a local hospital focusing mainly on planned procedures.
Wythenshawe MP Graham Brady says the process for choosing the hospitals did not take into account several factors:
Cat Smith, Labour MP for Lancaster and Fleetwood, writes about why she voted against her party on government reforms to welfare.Read the full story ›