Hundreds of teachers have gathered across the region to protest at government education policies. Union members were at rallies in Manchester, and Liverpool as part of a campaign of protests including a strike by North West teachers in June.
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More cloud and higher risk of showers on Sunday, feeling cooler. High pressure in control into next week with many areas fine and dry.
Generally dry and settled. Cloudier with showers on Sunday.
The drummer, who just released a new album called Postcards From Paradise, is being recognised for his solo music career.