Former MP George Galloway is to stand as an Independent candidate in a bid to succeed Sir Gerald Kaufman as MP for Manchester Gorton.Read the full story ›
The footage was discovered on a stolen mobile phone shortly after two robberies had taken place in Salford.Read the full story ›
Clare Haslam, 44, and Deborah Clifton, 49, were described as "like an old married couple who were made for each other" by their families.Read the full story ›
The killer staged a two-day protest at Strangeways in which he caused £1million of damage to the roof.Read the full story ›
An 89-year-old man is believed to have ploughed into a group of pedestrians outside Withington Hospital in Manchester and has been arrested.Read the full story ›
Police are looking to speak to a man in connection with the incident, where racist posters were put on a Pakistani Community centre.Read the full story ›
A number of men were filmed singing racist slurs in the packed carriage, with one heard confronting the person recording themRead the full story ›
The Foreign Office has confirmed the fatalities.Read the full story ›
Police have stepped up patrols at Manchester's Christmas markets following the suspected terrorist attack in Berlin.
Greater Manchester Police said they had strengthened their presence at the markets, which have almost 350 stalls spread across 10 sites in the city, but say there has been no information or intelligence suggesting an imminent attack in the city.
Assistant Chief Constable Debbie Ford from Greater Manchester Police said: "We will be working in line with the national response and have strengthened our policing presence at the Manchester Christmas Markets and stepped up visible patrols, to ensure that people feel safe to go about their daily lives."
Ayman Faisal was only two when he managed to unscrew a bottle of drain cleaner in a Manchester shop and drink its contents.Read the full story ›