The former footballer who was among the first to come forward with claims of historical child sex abuse in the game, has been told the man who allegedly assaulted him is dead.
Paul Stewart, who played for Liverpool and Manchester City, says he's sorry Frank Roper won't face justice.
In a separate development Greater Manchester Police have announced they're now investigating reports of sexual abuse in football from 35 people.
They say they've identified 10 suspects.
Midfielder Michael Carrick can't see himself playing for another club after he leaves Manchester United.Read the full story ›
Warrington head coach Tony Smith admits he's 'disappointed but not surprised' by Chris Sandow's decision to walk out on the club.
One of the Wolves' star players, with a year still left on his contract, the Australian has failed to return to the UK.
But his former teammates are back in training and hoping to put their Grand Final defeat firmly behind them. Mike Hall reports.
The Chief Constable of Cheshire Police Simon Byrne is being investigated by the police and crime commissioner following an allegation.Read the full story ›
Animal welfare charity the RSPCA is investigating after a cat was shot in Merseyside.Read the full story ›
A selection of events will take place in Manchester today to mark World Aids day.
There will be film screenings, exhibitions, a faith service and much more. The centrepiece for the commemorations is Sackville Gardens by the Beacon of Hope – the national HIV/AIDS memorial.
A candlelit procession and vigil will take place in the evening.Every December the world remembers those who have been lost to HIV/AIDS, and there will be a minute's silence at the vigil.
A disciplinary hearing into a senior officer at Greater Manchester Police is expected to conclude later.
Assistant Chief Constable Rebekah Sutcliffe will face charges that she's breached professional standards regulations.
The misconduct hearing is taking place at the force headquarters
THE devastating consequences of drink driving will be highlighted as part of a campaign by Lancashire police.Read the full story ›
A lot's been said over the last twelve months about the children's author Roald Dahl. It's a hundred years since he was born and one of his books, the BFG, was turned into a film. But did you know that he's left a lasting legacy to help countless youngsters who are seriously ill? His Marvellous Children's Charity is marking its own 25 year milestone - just as its first specialist nurse is planning her retirement. Our Merseyside Correspondent Andy Bonner went to Crosby to meet her and one of the many people she's helped...
A settled start to winterRead the full story ›