The Queen has sent the following message to the Chorley cyclist Bradley Wiggins, who has become the first Briton to win the Tour de France.
I send you my warmest congratulations on becoming the first British cyclist ever to win the Tour de France. Your historic achievement of claiming overall victory in this prestigious event is a great testament to the efforts of you and your team-mates.
More top news
A man who tormented restaurant staff at Manchester restaurants with lewd and aggressive behaviour has been banned from the city centre.
Almost 100 safety incidents were reported to government over the last three years, Tynwald hears.
An RSPCA cattery in Nantwich is urging people to consider adopting two of its cats who are being constantly ignored by visitors.