Controversial changes to the welfare system come into force from today. The review will penalise many state benefit claimants living in homes with spare rooms. There have been protests in Manchester and Liverpool about the so-called 'Bedroom Tax'.
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An urgent warning has been issued after seven people became seriously ill after taking what is thought to be a type of MDMA.
A 16-year-old boy accused of raping of an eight-year-old girl in a Manchester park will appear in court today.
Holding on for Monday. More unsettled from Tuesday