Police in Manchester will be the first in the country to record a new category of hate crime - it will include any crime which targets the likes of Punks, Goths and Emos.
It is seen as major breakthrough for a charity set up in memory of 20-year-old Sophie Lancaster. She was murdered by a gang in a park in Bacup because of the way she and her boyfriend were dressed.
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Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was killed following a collision in Whitestake in the early hours of this morning, August 29.
A man has been arrested after a seven-year-old boy was hit by a car while riding his bike in St Helens yesterday.
He entered Nice N Naughty adult shop on Colquitt Street and produced a black handgun, which was used to threaten a member of staff.