A manager at a popular Indian restaurant in Manchester has died after what's thought to have been a dispute with a customer.
Detectives have launched an investigation into reports of historical sexual abuse at a Rochdale primary school.
Component parts for what could be the UK's first ever 3D printed gun have been seized by police in Manchester.
A rapist who was caught by his DNA has been jailed.
Darren Hill, 29, of Padbury Way, Bolton, pleaded guilty to rape at Bolton Crown Court and was sentenced to six years nine months.
Police said he attacked a 17-year-old girl as she walked in Bury on October 8 last year.
Detectives obtained a DNA profile of the offender which ultimately led them to Hill.
Police in Greater Manchester have arrested a man on suspicion of murder after a woman was stabbed in Oldham.
Officers were called to a house on Springwood Hall Road just before 10.10am today following reports a woman had been stabbed.
A 22 year old woman was taken to hospital for treatment where she suffered a cardiac arrest and died.
A 29 year old man was arrested on suspicion of murder and remains in police custody for questioning.
Anyone with information should phone police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
A 37 year old man has been released on bail following the death of a manager from an Indian restaurant in Manchester city centre.
The man was arrested on suspicion of assault after the 45 year old collapsed at Akbar's on Liverpool Road after a dispute with a customer.
Police say a post mortem examination has been unable to establish the cause of death.
A Catholic priest has been interviewed by detectives investigating reports of historical sexual abuse of three schoolgirls in Rochdale.
The allegations were made by former pupils from a primary school in Norden.
– Salford Diocese spokesperson
We have been made aware that there is an ongoing police investigation into allegations of historical sexual abuse at St Vincent's, Norden.
The Diocese is co-operating fully with the police and the statutory agencies in these investigations in line with the robust safeguarding policies put in place by the Catholic Church in this country in recent years.
An elderly man has been taken to hospital after he was knocked to the floor during a robbery in Oldham.
The 80-year-old investigated noises upstairs at his house on High Street, Lees, last night when he was confronted by a man on the stairs.
He knocked him to the ground before running off.
– Detective Constable Leigh Carnally, Greater Manchester Police
Understandably, he is deeply upset after what has happened and I would ask anyone who may have seen a man fitting this description in the High Street area, to contact police.
A camera, money and handbag were stolen.
The offender is described as being Asian, 5ft tall and of stocky build. He wore a red, blue and black scarf across his face and a hooded jacket.
Anyone with information should phone police on 0161 856 8821 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.