An off-duty police officer was killed after he was attacked while on his way home from a night out, Greater Manchester Police has said.
28-year-old Pc Gareth Francis was assaulted in Edgeley, Greater Manchester, in the early hours of this morning.
Emergency services attended the scene and discovered Pc Francis with a serious head injury. He was taken by ambulance to Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport, where he died shortly afterwards.
A murder inquiry has been launched and two men aged 20 and 21, have been arrested on suspicion of his murder.
More top news
The cold weather is set to continue over the next few days with further wintry showers and icy patches, particularly at night.
Some child abuse survivors say they received death threats after MPs published their details online.
Coronation Street has found another actress to play Bethany Platt, after a previous one was dropped for lying about her age.