Two hospitals in the region are part of an NHS investigation launched after it was discovered that a retired obstetrics and gynaecology worker unknowingly had Hepatitis C. Burnley General Hospital and Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport are part of the probe.
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A number of Britons are feared stranded on Mount Everest after the Nepal earthquake triggered a deadly avalanche on Saturday.
A chilly, sunny start to Monday across the NW. Showers push in from the west though and become more widespread and wintry later
Changeable and chilly into the new week with sun and showers - and a very breezy Monday afternoon