Warrington Wolves players have braved the cold to strip off for their new calendar
Legislation that kick-starts building the controversial high speed railway line between London and Manchester has been granted royal assent.
The police watchdog could formally investigate the role played by Britain's most senior police officer in the Hillsborough disaster.
The road and rail access to ports in Liverpool needs to be improved according to the Chair of the Transport Select Committee and MP for Liverpool Riverside. Louise Ellman told ITV News that poor transport links to ports could put jobs and the local economy at risk.
A recruiting drive for Liverpool's Army Reserve units is taking place on Paradise Place. It forms part of a nationwide recruitment campaign with more than 6,000 post on offer across several hundred different roles in the Reserve.
Half a century ago America experienced one of its darkest days with the assassination of John F Kennedy on 22nd November 1963, in Dallas.
Granada Television in Manchester broke the news first to British viewers. Scene at 6.30 presenter Mike Scott kept viewers up-to-date on the shooting as the story unfolded.
Councillors at Manchester City Council have granted an entertainment licence to developers hoping to create the country's biggest nightclub at a disused railway depot in Manchester.
The decision could see the Mayfield Depot turned into a venue run by the Warehouse Project.
The council's planning committee will decide the ultimate fate of the scheme at a later date.
A decision will be made today on whether Britain's biggest nightclub can open in Manchester.
The Warehouse Project has applied to turn a derelict railway station into a club large enough for 7 and a half thousand people.
Many people living nearby are opposed to the plans.
An energy company called I-Gas want to start the 12-week drilling programme on land in Irlam. But campaigners say they'll try to disrupt the operation because of concerns that the gas extraction, known as fracking, may contaminate the environment. Elaine Willcox hears both sides of the debate.
– Minister of State for Transport Baroness Kramer
I am pleased the Department for Transport has been able to support this scheme. It will make bus travel more attractive in Rochdale, promoting growth and cutting carbon. Redevelopment of the existing bus station site is expected to bring some 1,500 new jobs into the town.