The families of soldiers killed in Iraq and Afghanistan are holding a protest at Manchester's cenotaph today over the government's plans to cut the size of the army. It is part of a network of demonstrations across the country.
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There are severe delays on the M56 due to a serious accident involving multiple cars and a lorry.
A man who looked at girls under cubicles at a swimming baths in Stockport has been jailed for seven years.
Jon Paul Porter, 27, was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court after being found guilty of three rapes, an attempted rape and three assaults.