Virgin Atlantic have launched their first domestic route today in the North West. Sir Richard Branson's airline will now offer a service between Manchester Airport and Heathrow. Known as Little Red it will fly to the capital four times a day.
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Misty again overnight. Murky and damp conditions returning to the Pennines. Grey start Friday but warm sunshine will develop from the west
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Accrington have appointed John Coleman as the club's new manager for a second time.