A murder inquiry has been launched after a man died almost a week after he was shot while sitting in his car outside his Liverpool home.
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been disqualified from driving.
Rochdale Council staff who failed to protect youngsters from a child sex ring have been identified and could be sacked.
Reports of one lane blocked and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M6 Southbound between J23 A580 (Haydock) and J22 A49 / A579 (Newton Le Willows).
Reports of slow traffic and two lanes blocked due to accident, two vehicles involved on M61 Southbound between J5 A58 (Westhoughton) and J4 A6 (Farnworth).
Reports of one lane blocked and slow traffic due to broken down vehicle on M62 Eastbound between J11 A574 (Birchwood) and J12 M60 / M602 (Eccles Interchange).
Reports of one lane blocked and slow traffic due to accident on M56 Eastbound between J10 A49 (Stretton) and J9 M6 (Lymm Interchange).
Sir Bradley Wiggins is to be formally awarded a Knighthood today at an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace.
It was announced in the New Year Honours list that Britain's most decorated cyclist was to receive the honour for services to cycling following his Tour de France win and gold at London 2012.
A 90 year-old Sutton Coldfield grandmother has finally graduated 70 years after gaining her degree.
Gene Hetherington earned a BA in Commerce in August 1943 but could not attend the ceremony at the University of Manchester due to her involvement in the war.
Following her studies she immediately went to work as an auditor in aircraft factories.
She finally graduated on the same day as her granddaughter, Rachel, 23, picked up her law degree in the same ceremony.
Mrs Hetherington described the ceremony at the university's historic Whitworth Hall as "wonderful", saying she was especially pleased to pick up the award alongside her granddaughter.
Ken Dodd OBE is set to join more than 250 children from schools across the city at Liverpool Cathedral's largest ever Big Sing event.
The Night Before Christmas Big Sing will see the famous poem brought to life through music, dance and a whole manner of things quirky!
The performance is the culmination of a 10 week project, led by staff from the Cathedral's music department. Ken Dodd will narrate the show.