New academy figures

New figures show the North West has the lowest number of academies in England. Education secretary Michael Gove says some authorities are "blinkered" in their attitude to the schools. He said pupils are suffering as a result.

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Savile: Twenty sex abuse allegations in North West

A report published today revealed Jimmy Savile's long campaign of sexual abuse began in Manchester in the 1950s.

It outlines 450 allegations of abuse across the country over six decades.

Twenty incidents are being investigated by police in the North West.

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