Dry and pleasantly warm. Rain overnight but clearing during Sunday to drier, brighter and fresher conditionsRead the full story ›
A march against government cuts is planned for Piccadilly Gardens later.
The 'Stand Up To Austerity' protest was organised by two young men who wanted to ensure that the General Election result wasn't the final word on the cuts.
They're asking people to come to the event with provisions for homeless people in Manchester.
Merseyside is gearing up to greet three of the world's most famous cruise liners. The Queen Mary 2, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria arrive on the Mersey over the bank holiday. Tonight there'll be a special light show projected on the Three Graces the iconic buildings on the waterfront before the first liner arrives on Sunday.
The Leigh MP, and Labour leadership candidate, Andy Burnham has told Granada Reports the party had a leader from the North West of England.
Louis van Gaal has reacted given his first press conference after hitting the headlines, and stealing the show, with a speech at the Manchester United Player of the Year Awards.
Asked about the speech van Gaal said he told the story of the season "in my own words... I love the fans."
Largely dry for the Bank Holiday weekend - worst of the weather pulling through on Saturday night into SundayRead the full story ›
Great walking weather this Bank Holiday weekend! Here's your outlook for the long weekend...Read the full story ›
An El Niño has begun in the tropical Pacific. This can disrupt weather patterns around the worldRead the full story ›
Mainly oak and grass pollen - counts are low on Friday, but then temperature and sun drive pollen release up to high on SaturdayRead the full story ›
Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is interested in signing Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger this summerRead the full story ›