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Workers at a Jacob's Cream Crackers factory have walked out indefinitely over an ongoing pay dispute
Oleh Psiuk, the lead singer of Ukraine's Eurovision winners Kalush Orchestra, says he still hopes the 2023 contest can be held in Kyiv, rather than Liverpool
A young woman who was given 12 months to live in 2018 said she had "the most amazing day" after her family celebrated Christmas early
A victim of an Oldham grooming gang tells BBC she told police of abuse, but was 'left to fend on my own'.
Retailer Joules set to go into administration
Police officer due in court charged with attempted murder, after woman found injured in a hotel
Cristiano Ronaldo claims he's being 'forced out' of Man Utd, as he breaks his silence over life at Old Trafford.
A 9-year-old cancer patient from Manchester has had her life transformed after "game-changing" clinical trial.
Hundreds of people gathered at this poppy waterfall in Stoneclough near Radcliffe today. It was created by veteran David De Souza to raise funds for The Royal British Legion.
Merseyside Police say a stolen car has been deliberately reversed into a house several times.
A man who was holding the outside of a moving taxi and thrown from it was fatally hit by a Mercedes driving in the opposite direction, police say.
A police officer has been charged with attempted murder.
Kevin Sinfield has set off on his latest 'ultra' challenge for MND
King Charles will lead a Remembrance Day service for the first time as monarch since the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II
More than 30 extra dates have been announced to see Peter Kay after 'unprecedented demand'.
Police say they want to "establish whether the motorcyclist and BMW car were racing before the collision".
Thousands of homes have been left without water following a power cut at a waste water treatment works in Stockport. Many more homes have been left with low pressure. United Utilities have set up bottled water stations in the area. More here: 📷: PAP
Stockport Council and human rights charity Rapar have said residents at a hotel accommodating asylum seekers faced a scabies outbreak, rubbish in corridors and "inhumane treatment", though operators Serco have strenuously denied the claims
A senior aide to Labour's deputy leader Angela Rayner has been cleared of any wrongdoing. Read the full story here:
Lola the beagle, who went missing for four weeks, was spotted on CCTV playing with a fox which guarded her as she slept 🐶 🦊 Read the full story
Liverpool: Why has Jurgen Klopp been given a one-match touchline suspension? Read the full story here: 📷: PA Mediam
A coroner has criticised a private hospital in Stockport for "inadequate" observations of a patient, but says the failings did not cause her death. Deseree Fitzpatrick died days after she was admitted to a psychiatric ward at Priory Hospital Cheadle
Stockport council says it's made arrangements to treat scabies among asylum seekers living in a hotel. Serco says there are no current cases of scabies there and strongly denies poor conditions. Stockport's MP wants the Home Office to intervene. Watch our report @BBCNWT at 6.30pm
Every Sunday morning, Brian Hough writes to local newspapers to send him photos and stories of his fallen comrades during the Korean War ❤️ Read the full story here:
Are you the man who saved David Holland's life when he almost choked to death at a restaurant in Crewe? He wants to thank you for performing CPR when his heart stopped for 4 minutes. His family have launched a Facebook appeal to try to find you. More here:
A "devious" paedophile, convicted of murdering 15-year-old Blackpool girl Paige Chivers, has died in prison. Robert Ewing was jailed for life in 2015.
A man who murdered his girlfriend in her own home in Haydock, near St Helens, has been jailed for life:
The council say a £40m government investment in Blackpool will help "future-proof" the seaside resort.
A 30-year-old woman has been arrested after American rock bank Cemetery Sun's tour van was stolen in Manchester. It contained £20,000 of equipment, including all their instruments.
A dispute involving Liverpool dock workers has ended after they voted to accept a pay offer between 14% and 18%.
Manchester veteran's search for faces of fallen comrades.
The frontage of Preston's old Odeon cinema and Tokyo Jo's nightclub will be saved for now.
Californian rock band Cemetery Sun have had all their instruments, sound equipment and merchandise stolen in their tour van after a gig in Manchester.
"He gave everything and stood for what's right". Tributes are being paid to Simon Lingard, from Great Harwood, who was killed while fighting in Ukraine. Read the full story here:
Manchester City footballer Benjamin Mendy's cleaner has told a court she was shocked about the rape allegations made against him and that if she thought he was like that, she would not let her daughter work alone in his Cheshire mansion
A Southport care home put some residents at risk of harm by not offering them a drink for up to 17 hours, the health watchdog says.
Marjorie's knitted Remembrance Day creation took her 10 months and says "every stitch was done with love". ❤️ Watch the full film here:
A woman has knitted more than 1,000 poppies to create a waterfall display in a Cheshire village for Remembrance Day.
Preston music venue The Ferret could close unless a charity manages to raise the remaining £150,000 needed to buy the building it is housed in.
Watch out in Oldham... Presenter Nick Grimshaw says he wants to ride the 'Nick Gritshaw' gritter at Christmas. 😂 🚜 Listen to Anna Jameson's chat with him 📷: Oldham CouncN0q
Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was found dead in the street in Whitworth, Rossendale.
A Merseyside woman who waited 29 hours in a and e and was put on a trolley in a busy corridor says it was "distressing" and "embarrassing". Debbie Bracey (62) has been talking about her ordeal at the new Royal Liverpool Hospital. Listen here:
A fire-damaged manor house, six churches and the country's best example of a late 19th Century glassmaking tank furnace have been put on Historic England's At Risk list in the North West, while 10 sites, including the well-known Dome of Home, were saved
A British man killed while fighting in Ukraine was a "courageous" soldier "who stood for what's right", his friend says.
There's been a sharp rise in long waits for cancer treatment. Find out how your health trust is doing.
Work on a £6.1m scheme that will improve the walking route from Burnley town centre to the Turf Moor stadium and make it "safer for pedestrians" will begin in January, a councillor says
Kate Green, the Labour MP for Stretford and Urmston, says she will step down "in the next few days" after it was announced she had been nominated to be the new deputy mayor of Greater Manchester on Wednesday
Experts have warned the increase in patients having long waits for cancer care, could be putting lives at risk.
The story of a great grandmother, 102, who's finally found the grave of her stillborn baby after 76 years.
A man from Blackburn has been killed while fighting in Ukraine
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