Suspended Burnley councillor Shah Hussain has defended his tweets on his Facebook page. "Let me make it clear am not anti-Semitic..." (1/2)
SH: "I AM anti-israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu, they have systematically persecuted and occupied the Palestinian people..." (2/2)
Shah Hussain ends his Facebook post: "God willing I will continue to speak out against the persecution of the Palestinian people."
Blackburn councillor Salim Mulla has been suspended by the party over anti-Semitic comments made on Twitter and Facebook.Read the full story ›
A generous man who tried to give clothes to asylum seekers at Northenden hotel was turned away.Read the full story ›
Woman whose daughter died at the end of the two-day junior doctor strike attacks Jeremy Hunt’s treatment of the ‘wonderful’ NHSRead the full story ›
There is just one week to go until the local elections.
All the parties are gearing up for a night which could see changes to who's in charge at town halls right across the region.
So which parties will be left standing tall after the local elections?
- Ralph Blunsom takes to the campaign trail:
Granada Reports Political Correspondent Daniel Hewitt blogs on the challenge faced by Jeremy Corbyn at next week's local elections.Read the full story ›
Here are all the candidates standing in the 2016 local election in Trafford.Read the full story ›
Junior doctors' strike 2016 is the first all-out strike in NHS historyRead the full story ›
Dr White said he wants to focus on a legal campaign against the new contract, with junior doctors feeling "backed into a corner".Read the full story ›
British Crown Dependency the Isle of Man has been welcomed into G5, the five largest EU economies to prevent money launderingRead the full story ›