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Man, 89, dies after collision as taxi driver faces 'drug-drive' probe

An 89-year-old man has died after a collision involving a taxi driven by a suspected drug-driver.

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Former Beatle George Harrison's Porsche 928 to be sold at auction

Ex-Beatle George Harrison's rare black Porsche 928 is expected to fetch £20,000 when it goes up for auction later this year.

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Woman dies in house fire

A woman has died in a house fire.

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Man tells inquest about shooting of suspected gangster

A businessman has told an inquest how he managed to shoot a suspected gangster who was armed with a gun and knife.

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Big money divorce cases 'need clarification on what public told after Giggs row'

Specialist lawyers have urged ministers and judges to clarify what the public can be told about people in big money divorce fights after Ryan Giggs dropped a bid to bar reporters from hearings of his dispute with estranged wife Stacey.

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Probe after racist posters put up at Pakistani community centre

Racist posters have been put up at a Pakistani community centre and other buildings in Manchester, police said.

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Mayor considers council tax exemption for whistleblowers on waste

Residents who help catch dog owners not picking up their pet's mess would not have to pay their council tax bill under new proposals to be considered in Liverpool.

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Rochdale child sex victims praised for courage in helping convict five abusers

Three more victims of child sexual exploitation in Rochdale have been praised for their "courage and bravery" in helping to put five men behind bars.

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Serial rapist who targeted girls in Rochdale starts another jail sentence

A serial rapist with a "dreadful record of sexual offending" against girls and young women in Rochdale is starting another lengthy jail sentence.

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Remains found on Greek island where Briton vanished in 2005

Human remains have been discovered in a well in Crete where a British holidaymaker vanished a decade ago.

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Footage of a rare tuatara hatching from egg captured on camera

Footage of a rare reptile hatching from its egg has been captured on camera.

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Man arrested after devastating arson attack on historic Salford church

A man has been arrested after an arson attack devastated a historic church.

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Strawberry Field forever! Charity to revive site which inspired Beatles classic

Liverpool's Strawberry Field, which inspired one of the Beatles' greatest hits, is to open its gates to the public under new plans to revive the historic site.

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Man tells inquest about shooting of suspected gangster

A businessman has told an inquest how he managed to shoot a suspected gangster who was armed with a gun and knife.

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Former football stars to donate brains for head injury research

World Cup winner George Cohen and former Manchester United star Pat Crerand have pledged to donate their brains to science after research tentatively linked heading the ball with dementia.

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Labour and Tory candidates clash over funding of Moorside nuclear plant

The Labour and Tory by-election candidates for Copeland locked horns over whether the Government should underwrite investment into the planned Moorside nuclear power station.

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Greg Clark to hold key talks in Paris over Vauxhall's future

Business secretary Greg Clark will meet with Peugeot executives and the French government as he scrambles to secure thousands of British jobs at takeover target Vauxhall.

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Watchdog criticises 'aggressive' Manchester scheme backed by Neville and Giggs

An "aggressive" multimillion-pound development in Manchester city centre backed by Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville will "damage the city's historic core", a Government heritage agency has warned.

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Theresa May accuses Labour of 'scaremongering' over NHS services

The Government is considering a professionally-led review of the recruitment and retention of doctors in west Cumbria amid plans to downgrade key services at one of the region's hospitals.

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Man shot in mansion struggle had 'fixation' over nickname rival, inquest told

A suspected gangster had a "fixation" with an "annoying" man who shared the same nickname with him, an inquest has been told.

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