Police say that a fire in which a man died in Salford was suspicious.
Emergency services were called to the flat on Berry Street in Clifton just after midnight.
Firecrews found the man's body inside.
The victim's not been idenified and an investigation into the cause is under way.
Witnesses are asked to contact police.
My thoughts are with the man's family at this terrible time.
Our enquiries are in the early stages however we are treating this as suspicious.
Patrols have been increased in the area and anyone with any concerns is asked to speak to officers.
If you have any information about what happened or how the fire started, please get in touch.
This is one story that may cause some controversy - where is the best place to live in the North West? Well according to the Sunday Times its Knutsford in Cheshire.
Judges on the panel used a wide range of criteria including jobs, exam results and broadband speed, community spirit and local shops and culture.
Perhaps in a move to keep the good people of our region happy, a number of other areas of the north west were also voted as among the best places to live in Britain. Here are some of them in no particular order.
- WEST KIRBY
- KIRBY LONSDALE
Students in Greater Manchester are being encouraged to talk about domestic abuse as part of a new campaign.
Figures show that last year more than half of cases reported to police involved children.
Pupils at West Hill school in Stalybridge are among the first to pilot the scheme.
A man has appeared in court in India charged with the murder of former Liverpool John Moores University student Danielle McLaughlin.Read the full story ›
A search and rescue team dog from Cheshire is being given the animal equivalent of an OBE. Bryn the Border Collie, is receiving the PDSA Order of Merit. He's saved countless lives searching disaster sites for survivors across the world.
Working with UK’s International Search and Rescue Team, Bryn was deployed to Japan in 2011 after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, and Nepal (2015) following the earthquake which killed and injured thousands. Steve Buckley is Bryn's handler.
School pupils in Greater Manchester are being taught about the issue of domestic abuse as part of a pilot scheme, beginning with a school in Stalybridge.
It is part of a campaign set up by Greater Manchester Police to raise awareness across the force area in cooperation with the Crime Commissioners Office and local councils.
Pupils will be taught what domestic abuse is and how they can seek help, and that abuse isn't only physical violence - it can also be controlling what someone wears, their money, where they go and who they talk to.
The programme, also dispels other common myths - showing domestic abuse doesn't just affect people who drink, perpetrators are not just men and that it does affect children.
Figures for 2015/2016 indicate that across Greater Manchester 31820 (52%) of reported domestic abuse incidents involved children.
Tameside is leading the way by bringing our ground-breaking campaign into schools. By educating our children and young people about what domestic abuse is, talking to them about healthy relationships, and encouraging them to get comfortable talking about these difficult issues we can break the cycle of abuse.
A former student who set off to see the world has been found dead in India. The body of Danielle McLaughlin was found on a farm at a tourist spot in Goa. It's claimed a 24 year old man has admitted killing her. Students who knew her through her time at at Liverpool John Moores University say they cant believe what has happened.
A young woman from Liverpool is urging young people to remember the risks of HIV. Tariro Munodawafa says she believes the disease has slipped under the radar. The 20 year old has now enlisted the help of Fixers - the campaign that gives young people a voice:
Organisations that offer information, advice and support:
FA officials are meeting a teenager from Manchester over his suggestion for bodycams on referees to prevent them being abused..
Ryan Hampson has been leading a campaign against refs suffering verbal or physical abuse at grassroots level.
With the help of poet Mark Ward we are continuing our look at the accents of the North West.
Our reporter Adam McClean turns his attention to the sounds of Lancashire: