As many of us prepare to jet off on holiday we go behind the scenes with the men and women with our lives in their hands. In the latest in her series on Manchester Airport Mel Barham meets the staff of air traffic control.
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Remaining largely cloudy with patchy drizzle over hills. Becoming milder, breezy with some brighter breaks in the west on Friday
Saturday looks like the best day of the weekend. Mainly dry for both Saturday and Sunday but a cooler, cloudier finish
Another largely cloudy and murky day. Perhaps a little brighter and feeling milder for Friday