A woman in her 60s is in a critical condition after a firebomb was thrown at her home on Monday. Police are hunting two men.Read the full story ›
The bee sculptures which have which have been dotted around Manchester this summer are being auctioned off for charity later.
The most popular are expected to fetch between £5,000 and £8,000 with funds going to the Lord Mayor of Manchester's We Love MCR charity.
There are 77 big bees for sale. There are also 130 smaller ones which will go back to the schools that decorated them.
The bee, which is depicted in the city's coat of arms, became a symbol of resilience after the Arena Terror attack.
Wild in Art will hold the auction at the National Cycling Centre in Eastlands.
Dry with sunny spells after a chilly start. Low cloud developing overnight leading to a murky start in places on TuesdayRead the full story ›
Colder, clearer into Monday. Mixed Tuesday before high pressure builds midweekRead the full story ›
Rain overnight. Becoming drier and brighter Sunday. A fresher start to the new working week. Here's Kerrie with the latestRead the full story ›
Further rain Saturday, with warnings in place for the north of the region. Drier and brighter later on Sunday, but feeling fresherRead the full story ›
international Emmy award winning actress, Anna Friel's starring in a new drama focusing on a family and their transgender child.
We caught up with the Rochdale born actress and the cast on set in Stockport's Heaton Moor.
Butterfly starts on ITV1 on Sunday night at 9pm
Talk about the high street and it's usually grim news - but Altrincham in Greater Manchester is bucking the trend.
Sales are up and it's shortlisted in the Great British High Street Awards.
Recent figures show 41% of high street retailers in the North West are at risk of going bust.
Most under threat are DIY and home furnishings stores -with 44% of those face an uncertain future.
While 35% of fashion and footwear shops could disappear.
So what's Altrincham's secret - watch Mel Barham's report
Greater Manchester Police are appealing for information about a 14-year-old Vietnamese national who went missing from Harper Green, BoltonRead the full story ›
Here's Jon with the weather forecast for the North WestRead the full story ›