Manchester's economy will get a boost with a 12 million pound investment in the city's broadband. The money will transfrom Manchester into a "super-connected city" with superfast broadband and wireless access. It's the largest amount invested in the country outside London.
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Officers are appealing for information from the public to help trace a missing Warrington man.
Samuel Brown has today been jailed for 18 months for sexual offenses against a 15-year-old girl.
Emergency services are treating the incident as a suspected gas explosion at the moment. Two people are believed to be seriously injured.