The ringleader of a gang convicted of grooming vunerable girls for sex in Rochdale is appealing against his conviction today.
Shabir Ahmed was jailed for 19 years in May 2012 for his part in the paedophile ring.
The case is being heard before the Court of Appeal in London.
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Your NW pollen forecast for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Wet spell Wednesday evening. Windy with showers overnight into Thursday
After a dry morning with some brightness, turning wet and windy. A cooler, showery theme for the rest of the week