It's been revealed a man who died in a fire at a block of flats in Greater Manchester was a convicted sex offender.
57 year old John McHale was pulled from the flames in Audenshaw at the weekend but was was already dead. Police are treating his death as suspicious.
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There are severe delays on the M56 due to a serious accident involving multiple cars and a lorry.
A man who looked at girls under cubicles at a swimming baths in Stockport has been jailed for seven years.
Jon Paul Porter, 27, was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court after being found guilty of three rapes, an attempted rape and three assaults.