From today people in Greater Manchester can check if their partner has a violent past.
'Clare's Law', is in memory of Clare Wood who was killed in Salford by a man she met online. Her parents have campaigned for the change in the law ever since she was killed three years ago.
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Tributes to a teenager who died after suffering from a severe asthma attack will be paid at tonight's Everton match.
The Environment Agency is encouraging landowners to plant areas of woodland to help prevent events like Storm Desmond happening again.