The RSPCA is trying to find the owner of a cat that was rescued from a car engine in Stockport. The driver reported difficulty changing gear and a burning smell.
Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service freed the cat from beneath the battery. The cat only had some burnt hairs and has been nicknamed 'Lucky'.
A former colleague of nurse Victorino Chua, who is accused of murdering three patients at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, told the trial he was 'gentle and caring."
But she said was aware of rumours that he had been bullied by other staff.
Our correspondent Amy Welch reports from today's hearing:
A "killer" nurse accused of murdering and poisoning patients was getting bullied at the hospital where he worked, a court heard.Read the full story ›
The sister of a man who was allegedly poisoned by a nurse at Stepping Hill has told a court she was asked if he was a diabetic after his blood sugar levels dropped dangerously low.
Derek Weaver is one of three patients nurse Victorino Chua is accused of murdering after injecting insulin into saline solutions to deliberately poison them.
The court heard how on the night Derek Weaver was admitted, four patients on the same ward suffered hypoglycaemic attacks and that another nurse raised concerns.
The jury in the trial of Victorino Chua has heard about the last moments of a woman who died at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport.Tracey Arden was 44, and had multiple sclerosis. Elaine Willcox has been at Manchester Crown Court.
Nurse Jackie Martin telling jury how Tracey Arden's condition deteriorated rapidly and her blood sugar was low. She died minutes later.
Defence remind jury they will probably conclude Tracey Arden was given insulin but they don't accept that necessarily caused her death.
Defence point out Tracey Arden was prescribed antibiotics to treat pneumonia but a faulty drip meant they weren't administered that morning
The jury in the trial of Stepping Hill nurse Victorino Chua has been hearing about the final hours before 44 year old Tracey Arden died.
A statement by her mother June was read to the court describing how the mother of two had multiple sclerosis. She had spent 11 years in a residential home unable to speak or feed herself.
She was admitted to Stepping Hill Hospital on the 6th July 2011 by ambulance with suspected pneumonia.
Her mother said the following day they were told she was very poorly. and for the first time they said 'they couldn't make her smile'.
That evening her mother said a ward sister called them at home to say her condition was deteriorating fast.
When her family arrived at Stepping Hill Tracey Arden had died a few minutes earlier. Medics had tried to resuscitate her.
Her family said they were upset and shocked by her sudden death. Relatives in court wiped away tears as her final hours were described.
Victorino Chua denies murdering 3 patients and poisoning 18 other patients.
Jury in trial of a Stepping Hill nurse Victorino Chua is hearing about the circumstances of 44 year old Tracey Arden's death at the hospital
Victorino Chua denies murdering 3 patients and poisoning 18 others. Jury told Tracey Arden was not diabetic when admitted to hospital.
Armed police surrounded a house in Stockport as officers executed an arrest warrant.
But Greater Manchester Police said the offender was not at the address, in Offerton Park, and in the end no arrest was made.
Police have not given a reason for the arrest warrant or said why armed officers were required.
Two separate incidents of attempted child abduction are being investigated by police in Greater Manchester.Read the full story ›