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M6 closed after multi-vehicle collision

A stretch of the M6 motorway has reopened after a multi-vehicle collision forced it to close.
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The shops will close next week

More Poundworld stores will be shut

Wigan's Poundworld store is among 40 set to close, as administrators announce plans to axe a further 531 jobs.

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New BBC TV show shines the spotlight on the Lake District, one of the jewels of the north west

A new TV series aims to introduce one of the north west's most popular beauty spots to a new generation.


Storm Chris is upgraded to a hurricane as it threatens to bring heavy rain and gales to the UK

Storm Chris has now been upgraded to a hurricane and is set to hit the UK with gales and damper weather.

Barbara Coombes

Woman who hit her father over the head with a spade and buried him in the garden is jailed

A woman who hit her father over the head with a spade and buried him in the garden has been jailed.
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Woman dials 999 after painful eyebrow plucking

Greater Manchester Police is asking people to think before they pick up the phone following unprecedented demand over the weekend.

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New charges come in at Manchester Airport from next week

Manchester Airport's plans to charge drivers who want to drop off passengers outside its terminals will go live next week.

Rachel Quinn

Former care home manager stole bank card of a vulnerable girl and used it to buy drugs and a car

A former care home manager stole the bank card of a vulnerable girl and used it to buy drugs and a car.

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Police investigation

Young woman dies after fail to stop collision

Police officers are working to trace a vehicle involved in a fatal collision last night.

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Shekh Mohammed Alfu Mia

Man jailed after sexually assaulting two teenage girls

A man who sexually assaulted two teenage girls has been jailed.
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VIDEO: England v Panama - your reactions

England smashed six past Panama to go top of their group on Sunday - and their odds of winning the World Cup have shortened dramatically.
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Jailed - PC Kerry Reeve

Former police officers who took cocaine together have been jailed

Two former police officers who took cocaine together in hotel rooms have been jailed after an investigation by GMP’s Anti-Corruption Unit.
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Holidaying firefighter saves boy's life

A Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service firefighter sprang into action and saved a five-year-old boy’s life by administering CPR at a poolside during a family holiday to Majorca.
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VIDEO: Kane England win the World Cup?

Captain fantastic Harry Kane helped England get off to the perfect start on Monday in their opening World Cup match.
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Ambulances lined up.

Paramedics across the north west are going on strike today - and more could follow suit soon

Paramedics across the North West are today going on strike – with further industrial action looming on the horizon.
An extra 20 billion a year has been promised to the NHS by the Prime Minister. (Photo: PA Wire).

Five things you should know about the £20 billion NHS funding boost

Close to an extra £400 million per week - or £20 billion a year - has been pledged to the NHS once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union, Prime Minister Theresa May has announced. Here are five key questions about the annoucement:
Northern have released a limited timetable around strike action taking place later this month.

Northern release limited timetables ahead of strike action

Northern has today released its timetables for two of the three days of RMT strike action next week.


VIDEO: Can England win the World Cup ... your views

The 2018 World Cup kicks off in Russia on Thursday and, as ever, there is hope in the air that England can do well in the competition.
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The Wild Boar Inn

Travel: Wild Boar Inn, Windermere

When choosing a wild weekend away, you can’t go wrong with beer, smoking and guns.
Police probe

Detectives have named the body of a baby girl found in Manchester

Detectives investigating the discovery of the body of a baby girl in Manchester have named her Pearl.

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