A list of councils with employees being paid more than £100,000 has been published today.
The Taxpayers' Alliance say Warrington has the most in the North West with 34 people. Liverpool and Manchester also top the list, both having 28.
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Sunny spells developing today along with showers. Heavier showers likely in the west; greatest risk of thunder further east
An inquest has heard how a promising teenage student died in a freak weight-lifting accident after becoming entangled in a onesie.
Showery start. Temperatures dip, then recover for weekend