Campaigners will join trades unionists on the streets of Liverpool and Manchester in co-ordinated demonstrations in response to George Osborne's Autumn Statement today
Council budgets for cities like Manchester and Liverpool, which have already suffered with thousands of jobs slashed and vital services shut, are now facing further cuts due to the Chancellor's announcements.
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Frosty, icy start on Sunday with fog patches lingering in places. Away from the fog, some good wintry sunshine
Police were called after the plane was stuck at Manchester Airport for hours because of a light covering of snow, according to passengers.
Beware icy stretches on Saturday night. Evening showers fade and temperatures fall well below freezing