There's controversy over claims that regeneration projects in Burnley in Lancashire are 'pointless'.
The Economist magazine lists it among a number of northern towns described as 'decaying'.
The article claims the government should help people commute or move away from places like Burnley to Manchester and Liverpool where there are jobs.
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Frost and fog overnight into Monday. Turning milder this week
Cold start but turning milder this week.
Churches in parts of Manchester are urging people to bin their blades in the run up to Christmas.