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WATCH: The Granada Debate

Watch this month’s Granada Debate presented by Alison Mackenzie.

How should clinicians decide on which drugs are made available for patients with rare conditions? Should cost be prioritised over care?

And we take a look at the fallout from the local elections. On the panel this month - the Conservative MP for Eddisbury Antoinette Sandbach, the Labour MP for Sefton Central Bill Esterson and for the Liberal Democrats Lord Storey.

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Ariana Grande tells fans in Manchester she misses them

Ariana Grande told fans in Manchester that she missed them yesterday in Tweets sent out during the remembrance events that took place across the city.

Northern Rail: the services cancelled due to 'shortage of train drivers'

People are being advised to check before they travel. Credit: PA

Northern Rail say a number of services have been cancelled today due to a shortage of train drivers.

People are being advised to check before they travel.

Affected services are:

  • 05:19 Blackpool North to Leeds due 07:40
  • 05:39 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport due 07:18
  • 05:42 Manchester Airport to Preston due 06:54
  • 05:45 Manchester Victoria to York due 08:06
  • 06:00 Manchester Victoria to Liverpool Lime Street due 06:54
  • 06:16 Crewe to Liverpool Lime Street due 08:26
  • 06:21 Preston to Manchester Airport due 07:35
  • 06:23 Manchester Victoria to Leeds due 07:56
  • 06:47 Barrow-In-Furness to Preston due 08:06
  • 07:00 Manchester Victoria to Kirkby due 08:08
  • 07:15 Chester to Stockport due 08:39
  • 07:28 Liverpool Lime Street to Crewe due 09:42
  • 08:15 Kirkby to Manchester Victoria due 09:26
  • 08:18 Leeds to Manchester Victoria due 09:43
  • 09:48 Crewe to Manchester Piccadilly due 10:43
  • 23:13 Blackpool North to Manchester Airport due 01:01

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Arena anniversary: Final preparations underway for choir event

Final preparations are underway for the anniversary event Credit: ITV Granada

The world‘s media has descended on Albert Square in Manchester as final preparations are underway to mark one year since the terror attack which killed 22 people.

Albert Square, the scene of remembrance on the day after the attack, will host a public event at 19:30 giving people the chance to come together again and stand in solidarity.

Media from across the globe has come to Manchester to capture the anniversary commemoration Credit: ITV Granada

The event is open to anyone, and features a mass-singalong "in a united act of remembrance".

The event will be supported by choirs from across the region, and will include a selection of songs that evoke pride and solidarity.

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