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News

Injured man rescued from brook

News
Ann Maguire was stabbed to death by pupil Will Cornick

Teenager winked and smiled at classmate before stabbing teacher to death

Crime
Don't miss Santa!

Make a date: Santa’s sleigh is on its way

News
Amber, the dog injured in Alexandra Park

Pet's injury sparks call for action at 'eyesore' park

News

Wigan's World War II tunnels are closed for good

News

Holiday club becomes charity and plans community hub

News

Row between neighbours ends up in court

Crime

Free parking spaces for parcel customers

News
An app is helping pupils tackle bullies

App helps Wigan schoolchildren report bullying

Education
Lee Leatherbarrow

Extra jail time given to on-the-run thief

News

Concerns at lack of crossing patrol

Transport
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport
A Virgin Trains service

Virgin Trains staff set to strike

Transport
Union members voted by 84% in favour of strikes

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment
A quarter of a million First Class and Standard ticket prices will be slashed over five days with Virgin Trains on the West Coast

Fares slashed in Black Friday Virgin Trains sale

Transport

Teenager winked and smiled at classmate before stabbing teacher to death

Crime
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Row between neighbours ends up in court

Crime
Lee Leatherbarrow

Extra jail time given to on-the-run thief

News
Wigan and Leigh Magistrates Court

Benefit fraudster spared jail over £25,000 swindle

Crime

App helps Wigan schoolchildren report bullying

Education
Young people aged 11 to 16 will be urged to run to safety

Anti-terror attack advice for pupils aged 11 to 16 made available for schools

Education
Children should be able to try out "the many cloaks of identity" without being labelled or bullied

Young should not be bullied for exploring their identity, says Church of England

Education
Bullying - there's no place for it

Bullying makes young afraid of being different

Education
Around 20 children were taken home by their parents

120 pupils taken out of classes for wearing wrong shoes

Education

Concerns at lack of crossing patrol

Transport
Lidl joins fellow budget supermarket Aldi in jumping on the Black Friday tradition

Lidl to take part in Black Friday for the first time

Business
The new Audi design centre

Behind the scenes at Audi's new design centre

Transport
A Virgin Trains service

Virgin Trains staff set to strike

Transport

New pothole repair rules will increase risk of cycling deaths, coroner warns

Transport
The disgraced former Tory deputy chairman believes the country is "sick of elections"

Lord Archer: Corbyn will become Prime Minister if election is held next year

Politics
At the end of last year, there were nearly 56,000 "declared absconders"

56,000 foreign nationals disappear off Home Office radar

Politics
Damian Edwardson on election night

Councillor's surprise departure over work pressure

Politics

Votes needed for cash for innovative scheme

News
The proposed unit for Portland Wines at the Winstanley Centre

Councillors to decide on wine and gin bar

Community
Wreaths were laid

The borough falls silent to honour its war heroes

News
Christine with her baby son Jack

Grieving mum's festive fund-raiser

News
Karen Caffrey with local residents at The One House

Centre opened in memory of tragic David, 39

News

Driving examiners to stage 48-hour strike on day new test is launched

Environment

Earth-sized planet discovered with 'mild' climate and peaceful parent star

Environment
Planet Earth photographed on December 7, 1972 during the Apollo 17 moon mission

Scientists issue grave 'warning to humanity' 25 years on from landmark alert

Environment
Venus (left) and Jupiter in the skies over Brighton Pier

Jupiter and Venus put on a show for early-morning stargazers

Environment
The mouldy curry sauce

Inspectors to investigate takeaway sauce 'mould'

Health
Listening to soothing ASMR sounds

What is ASMR and why is everyone obsessed with it?

Health
Chronic fatigue

Borough hospital's role in medical breakthrough

Health