Jodrell Bank in Cheshire is to be the global headquarters for the World's biggest telescope.Thousands of radio telescopes across the world will feed information to the new centre in a project costing over a billion pounds.
More top news
The North West has escaped the worst of any damage, as the tail end of a hurricane hits the UK.
Gale force winds with gusts 60mph for coasts and hills. Sunny spells and squally showers. Feeling cold
West Bromwich Albion say there was "no slur" intended after a tweet about Manchester United's Marouane Fellaini.