Liverpool actor Ricky Tomlinson will address a fringe meeting of the Labour Party conference in Manchester as he campaigns to overturn a 39-year-old conviction for picketing.
The Royle Family star was one of 24 building workers put on trial in Shrewsbury in 1973.
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Pupils in Manchester say bullied youngsters should take inspiration from them, after they made their school safer.
Early rain clears southeast, then cool and breezy with showers. Saturday looks like the drier and brighter day of the weekend