A Cheshire mother is warning parents about the dangers of free download games after her six-year-old daughter ran up a £900 bill on her iPad
A "wonder material" first developed at Manchester University shared in the largest financial prize ever awarded for research excellence.
The Health and Safety Laboratory (HSL) in Buxton has created a robot that is able to accurately simulate projectile vomiting.
A group opposed to the process of fracking to remove gas from under Lancashire has set up a camp in Tarelton.
The protest comes after Lord Browne, head of Cuadrilla Resources, the company drilling for the gas, said Lancashire could become "gas HQ" for European energy needs.
A new scheme to support electric cars in Greater Manchester is being revealed.
A network of car charging points across the county will be available from summer. The leader of the city council will launch the £2.7m project later.
University of Manchester graphene researchers have been awarded a £3.5m funding boost that could bring desalination plants, safer food packaging and enhanced disease detection closer to reality.
Funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council, the research focuses on membranes that could provide solutions to worldwide problems; from stopping power stations releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, to detecting the chemical signals produced by agricultural pests.
Wonder material graphene was first isolated in 2004 at The University of Manchester by Professor Andre Geim and Professor Kostya Novoselov. Their work earned them the 2010 Nobel prize for Physics.
Graphene is the world’s thinnest, strongest and most conductive material, and has the potential to revolutionise a huge number of diverse applications; from smartphones and ultrafast broadband to drug delivery and computer chips.
Business secretary Vince Cable will visit the Airbus wing assembly facility at Broughton today.
During his visit, the Secretary of State will tour the factory to see the facilities and meet employees including apprentices.
Last week, the government announced of the Aerospace Industrial Strategy - a £2bn long-term partnership between the Government and aerospace industry.
A six-year-old has run up a 900 pound bill playing games on her mum's iPad.
Grace Walker from Northwich was able to buy "virtual" gems on a My Little Pony game at almost £70 a time without needing her mother's iTunes password. Now her mum Catherine is warning other parents of the dangers.
Gregg Easteal reports.
A charity that raises money to fund research into childhood cancer has just celebrated its tenth birthday. Kidscan, which is based at Salford University, has also broken the £2m fund-raising barrier. Some of the money the charity raises, funds ground-breaking research work at the university itself.