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Unions warn of more rail strikes.

There are warnings of a fresh wave on strikes on railways in our region over the issue of driver-only trains.

Chief officers from RMT branches at Merseyrail and Arriva Trains North are meeting later London to agree their next move in the long-running dispute with the rail operators over the plans to remove guards from trains.

The rail operators say driver-only trains are the safest and most efficient way forward.

But unions say it'll impact on passenger safety. Previous industrial action was suspended because of the terror attack on Westminster.

WATCH: Council leader on keeping the city united

One month on from the horrific attack at the Manchester Arena, the leader of the city council says unity is more important than ever. Shortly after the attack Sir Richard Leese was moved to tears at a vigil held to remember the 22 people who died. He says we owe it to those who lost their lives, to not allow division to affect how we live in the future.


The impact of the Manchester terror attack on the Libyan community

Tomorrow it's exactly a month since Salman Abedi blew himself up at Manchester Arena killing 22 adults and children at Ariana Grande concert.

We have heard stories of heartbreak and bravery from those caught up in the atrocity. Here we look at the impact terror has had on the bomber's own community.

Abedi was born in Manchester, his parents are from Libya.

Our correspondent Ashley Derricott has been to the south of city where reaction among fellow muslims is still being felt.

Ariana Grande named as first patron of the 'We Love Manchester Emergency Fund'

Ariana Grande Credit: Dave Hogan for One Love Manchester/PA

Ariana Grande has been announced as the first patron of the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund.

The charity was set up to support the injured and relatives of the 22 people who died in arena bombing last month.

More than 11 million pounds has been raised. Four million pounds has already been released.

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