An inquest's ruled a soldier killed during military training died as a result of poor safety practices.
Fusilier James Wilkinson, from Whitefield, was shot in the neck by a colleague trying to fix a jammed machine gun during a live firing exercise in Kenya.
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Heavy rain pushes eastwards across the region on Sunday evening followed by further outbreaks of rain on Sunday night. 60mph gusts possible
The Met Office have named the 9th storm of the season Storm Imogen. This will cause strong winds for a time across the NW
Thousands are expected across the North West to welcome in the year of the Monkey.