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Tributes paid to popular dad who died in charity run tragedy

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Karen and friends at the charity walk

Tumour mum’s fight to raise awareness

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Alex Green, 26, with his bride-to-be Becky Thorpe and two-year-old son Zach

Family halfway to target to bring badly injured Alex home

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Sir Ian McKellen

Acting legend Sir Ian's doodle for epilepsy charity

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'Inspirational' Michelle set to take on Invictus games

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MPs back Brexit stance after vote

Politics

Menaced by jungle next door to Wigan home

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Huge jobs boost at prison

News
Just 48% of 13 to 15-year-olds play outside

Digital age sees change in childhood playing patterns

Health
Up to 12.4 billion of means-tested benefits were left unclaimed in 2015-16

Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Politics

Train strikes announced for October

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Transport

Average speeds on the M60 less than 15mph

Transport
Dozens of concerned residents called 999 after spotting the flames and huge plumes of smoke at Chantry Place, Harrow.

Major disruption for London bound travellers after fire at timber yard

Transport

House at centre of rape investigation

Crime
Police chase

Drug-fuelled teen motorist in police chase

Crime

Biker jailed for 'hair-raising' wheelie-pulling, selfie-taking motorway stunts

Crime
The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters (Owen Humphreys/PA)

Police forces may have to consider working with ‘paedophile hunters’

Crime

School pupils given strategies to help develop life skills

Education
University of Manchester

Manchester University lecturers to vote on strike action

Education

Wigan schoolchildren find some great places to relax with a good book

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The emails aim is to dupe students into giving up personal information

Rise in reports of student loan scam email

Education
Pupils lined up at Houghton Kepier

School pupils ‘lined up in the rain’ to colour-match trousers – with children sent home if clothes were from the wrong shop

Education

Train strikes announced for October

Transport
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Transport
Retail giant Toys'R'Us has filed for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Toys 'R' Us files for bankruptcy protection in the US and Canada

Business

MPs back Brexit stance after vote

Politics
Up to 12.4 billion of means-tested benefits were left unclaimed in 2015-16

Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Politics
Complaints can involve multiple allegations

Police receive 100 complaints a day from public, figures reveal

Politics
The scheme is being "significantly underused"

Little take-up for shared parental leave initiative

Politics
Should Trump be welcomed to the UK?

Queen should not have to face 'racist' Donald Trump on state visit, says Cable

Politics

Menaced by jungle next door to Wigan home

News
Police visiting travellers at the Lamberhead Industrial Estate

Travellers’ eviction descends into ‘farce’

Environment
Royston Brett

Complaint over delays to armed forces hub

Environment

Digital age sees change in childhood playing patterns

Health
Hygiene ratings

Wigan's food hygiene flunkers can get a re-mark

Health
Children taking selfies

Ask an expert: Can my child catch head lice from taking selfies?

Health
The NHS

Scheme cuts 999 persistent callers

Health
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Could Autism be prevented in pregnancy?

Health