A man accused of killing two police officers in Manchester has appeared in court to deny the charges.
Dale Cregan pleaded not guilty to the murders of PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes.
They died outside a house in Hattersley in September. He also denied the murders of a father and son earlier this year. He's due to stand trial in February.
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Although high to very high counts are expected in the driest, warmest weather, counts will generally be tailing off this coming week
A collection of dramatic pictures sent in by our viewers of the storms that crossed our region last night.
Fine evening on Saturday. Wet again for all parts at some point on Sunday. Cooler and more changeable for the new week