Anti-fracking protesters are staging a protest at Barton Moss in Salford.
The prostesters who are a mix of locals and environmental campaigners are promising direct action to stop drilling.
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Council chiefs in Stockport are urging those who are in health risk groups to get the flu jab, as the flu virus has appeared in the town.
It may never be known what happened when four band members of Viola Beach and their manager were killed an inquest has heard.
Viola Beach "living the dream" on tour abroad were killed when the manager drove their car through two crash barriers, an inquest heard.