This is the scene at the Empress Mill in Old Trafford after the entire staircase blew down in the strong winds last night. The debris collapsed on top of cars and residents say they were unable to get in or out of their homes.
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A man has today has been convicted of murdering his seven month old son after smothering him at a flat in Lancashire.
Police in Lancashire are appealing for help to identify a man after a schoolgirl was approached and touched inappropriately.
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.