Detectives have launched an investigation into reports of historical sexual abuse at a Rochdale primary school.
Five men sexually exploited the "profound vulnerability" of a "damaged" 15-year-old girl in Rochdale, it can be reported.
A row over a "scandalous" £40,000 pay rise for a town hall boss could lead to a Parliamentary inquiry.
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.
Six men accused of murdering an aid worker from Rochdale, go on trial in Sri Lanka today. Khuram Shaikh was shot and stabbed at a holiday resort in 2011. One of the accused is a Sri Lankan politician.
A trial date has been set for 6 men charged in connection with the death of a Red Cross worker. Khuram Shaikh, 32, from Milnrow, Rochdale was shot and stabbed while on holiday. The trial will take place on 2nd December
Soldiers from the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers have been honoured with homecoming parades in Rochdale and Bury.
Hundreds of people lined the streets in both towns to welcome home the troops who have just completed a six month tour in Afghanistan.
Ralph Blunsom reports.
The first battalion have just completed a 6 month tour in Afghanistan. Ralph Blunsom was at Rochdale for Granada Reports.
Crowds gather in Rochdale for the homecoming parade of the 1st battalion of the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers.