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.
Sir Bernard Lovell, one of the pioneers of radio astronomy and the man who gave his name to the telescope at Jodrell Bank, has died aged 98.
The Manchester United footballer Rio Ferdinand has not yet responded to a formal FA racism charge issued yesterday.
He has until 4pm on Thursday to address the allegation.
The charge relates to a Tweet in which Ferdinand appeared to support a fan who called Ashley Cole a 'choc ice'.
The FA have confirmed they have charged Rio Ferdinand over comments he made on Twitter.
The governing body said in a statement:
– FA statement
The FA has today charged Manchester United's Rio Ferdinand with improper conduct in relation to comments posted on Twitter.
The allegation is that the player acted in a way which was improper and/or bought the game into disrepute by making comments which included a reference to ethnic origin and/or colour and/or race.
Ferdinand has until 4pm on 2 August 2012 to respond to the charge.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand has been charged with improper conduct over comments he posted on Twitter, the Football Association have announced.
A celebration of weird and wonderful things is taking place in Manchester this weekend.
The Museum of Science and Industry is holding a Maker Faire... an exhibition with inventions of all shapes and sizes.
Everything from robots to giant homemade games are being showcased by their creators.
– Organiser John Beckerson
Whether you're into art, science, technology or music there will be something for everyone at the Manchester Mini Maker Faire. Maker Faires celebrate the human spirit of inquisitiveness, creativity and ingenuity and aim to inspire others to try and make their own creations, so come along and join in the fun!
More than sixty people are sharing their work this weekend.
A power firm could tap into a new source of heat from an ancient thermal spring under Manchester. GT Energy plans to drill nearly two miles underground to extract hot water from the Cheshire Basin.
The geo-thermal energy would be use to heat thousands of Manchester homes. Experts say the multi-million pound project would cut fuel bills for 8,000 homes and businesses in the area.
Cammell Laird in Merseyside is set to build its first ships in two decades. The Birkenhead shipyard is closing a multi-million pound deal to build two ferries. It's hoped the new contract could secure seven hundred and fifty jobs at the company.
More than 200,000 Titanic-related records have gone online to mark the 100th anniversary of the ship's sinking. A letter writtten by the ships bandleader to his parents in Colne in Lancashire will be auctioned later this month.