A 14-year-old boy has been charged with five counts of sexual assault alleged to have taken place near the University of Manchester.
The teenager, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has been remanded into custody and is due to appear at Manchester City Magistrates Court later today.
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The heavy showers will ease off this weekend.
Labour MPs are attempting to build a consensus for a single challenger to Corbyn, while the big game in the Tory Party is Stop Boris.
Hefty showers and longer, slow moving downpours into this evening and again on Saturday - some lively with thunder.