Heavy showers & sunny spells. A cold night ahead......Read the full story ›
Bebington, Poulton-Le-Fylde, Warrington, Eastham, Barrow and Dalton-in-Furness all named in a top ten 'desirable places to live and work'.Read the full story ›
Vince Cable has launched an attack on his Liberal Democrat colleague Tim Farron, saying he would not be a "credible" leader of the party.Read the full story ›
Jessica Ennis-Hill is set to make her long-awaited competitive return in the 100m hurdles at the Great CityGames in Manchester on May 9.
The Olympic heptathlon champion will take part in her strongest event after a near two-year absence from competition following the birth of son Reggie last summer.
Ennis-Hill set a British record of 12.54 seconds for the 100m hurdles at London 2012, although that has since been broken by Tiffany Porter.
I'm really looking forward to making my competitive return at the Great CityGames Manchester. The atmosphere is always amazing there.
Street athletics is a lot of fun, not only you are really close to the fans, but the energy around the Morrison's Great Manchester Run weekend is fantastic, as the elite races and the mass participation run bring the city together in a celebration of running.
Some pleasant spells of sunshine today after a cold start. Showers will develop - often heavy, possibly wintry with hail and thunder.Read the full story ›
Seventy five-year-old grandfather Maurice McCullough from Manchester has been jailed for ten years for sexually abusing a thirteen-year-old girl from Merseyside he'd groomed after speaking to her on an internet chatroom.
The judge at Liverpool crown court said it was one of the worst cases he'd had to deal with in twenty five years. Our correspondent Ralph Blunsom has this report:
ITV have launched a campaign for CPR to be taught in schools, backed by a man who knows more than most about how it can save lives.
Ted Robbins, the Lancashire actor and comedian, says he's lucky to have survived after collapsing on stage in front of 15,000 people, following a cardiac arrest.
Recovering at home he's been talking to Granada Reports about that night, and its lessons.
Martin Skrtel has been charged by The FA for violent conduct after he stamped on Manchester United's goalkeeper David de Gea in the 95th minute of their clash this weekend.
The incident was not seen by the referee but was caught on camera.
The panel judging the incident was unanimous in it's decision that it was a 'sending off offence' and that Skrtel should therefore be charged.
If found guilty he could face a three game ban , he has until 6pm on 24 March 2015 to respond to the charge.
During the same game Liverpool's Steven Gerrard was sent off after being on the pitch for just 30 seconds.
Rochdale's MP has launched a strongly worded assault on Ed Miliband claiming he is seen as "more of a toff than David Cameron" by voters.Read the full story ›
Clear and cold overnight. Sunny spells and scattered heavy showers on Tuesday, with hail & thunder possible. Drier spell midweekRead the full story ›