A terrorist who planned to bomb the Arndale Centre in Manchester has been jailed at a court in the US.Read the full story ›
A patient at Manchester Royal Infirmary has tested negative for the potentially deadly Middle East Respiratory Virus Syndrome (Mers).Read the full story ›
A serviceman who died in an air crash has had his name added to a war memorial after a lengthy campaign by friends and family.
Sergeant Gary Quilliam from Manchester was among 14 service personnel who died when their Nimrod aircraft exploded over Afghanistan in 2006.
Today his family attended a service of dedication at the war memorial in Urmston
Police are trying to find two teenage girls who have not been seen since Monday.
Chloe Halliwell, aged 16 and Taylor Edwards, aged 17, are believed to be together and police think they may be in the Blackpool area.
Chloe, who is from Wigan, was last seen on Monday 16 November at 4am in Platt Bridge. Taylor, who is from Bolton, was last seen at 6pm on Monday in Eccles.
Police say the families of both girls are extremely worried. Anyone with information is asked to contact Greater Manchester Police on 101.
A group of injured ex-servicemen from our region are facing a daunting challenge. Captain Martin Hewitt from Widnes is leading a team hoping to conquer the Explorer's Grand Slam. It involves climbing the highest mountain on each of the world's continents AND walking to the North and South Pole. And because they aim to be the first disabled team to complete the challenge, they've renamed it the Adaptive Grand Slam.
There's a treat in store for Star Wars fans ahead of the release of the new film.
Work is underway on the biggest independent fan convention in the country.
'For the Love of the Force' is opening in Manchester next month .
Chris Hall reports.
For tickets go to: www.fortheloveoftheforce.com
Bolton Wanderers manager Neil Lennon has paid tribute to the club's chairman Phil Gartside who is 'seriously ill'.Read the full story ›
One of the most famous works of French artist Henri Matisse is being displayed at theTate in Liverpool. It's the only gallery outside London to display "The Snail" which was created in 1953. The work is almost 3- metres square and made up of coloured paper cut-outs.
Former soldiers plan to climb the tallest peaks in every continent and trek to both Poles.Read the full story ›
The stormy weather has caused problems across the region overnight. A block of flats in Leigh was evacuated when part of the building collapsed during high winds on Wilkinson Street. The area around it will remain closed this morning.
There were also reports of trees falling into houses in Heywood, Sale and across Cheshire.
We are extremely busy with trees, scafolding, trampolines and lamp posts in the road. If you have an incident please don't post.. call 101