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Saturday, Feb 4


Liz Truss claims she wasn't given 'realistic chance' as she speaks out for first time since resigning as Prime Minister

“I assumed upon entering Downing Street that my mandate would be respected and accepted. How wrong I was."


Moment man tries to extinguish BMW blaze on driveway before fire crews arrive

The flames looked to be in danger of spreading to a nearby wooden fence until firefighters got to the scene


Dog owner targeted by vile scammers who threatened to shoot his missing pet if he refused to pay

It is one of hundreds of cases reported across the UK, in which crooks are cashing in on distraught dog owners with missing pets


Police searching for missing Nicola Bulley release CCTV image of 'key witness' they want to trace

Officers believe the woman, who was pushing a pram, may have walked along the river path at a similar time to the 45-year-old's disappearance


Greater Manchester braces for worst NHS strikes so far as ambulance staff and nurses walk out, warns health chief

Monday will be the first time both nurses and ambulance workers are striking on the same date


Investigation launched as woman dies in Chorley house blaze despite fire crews’ efforts

Emergency services managed to get the woman out of the building, but she sadly died at the scene

Police charge man with string of burglary and theft offences

The 32-year-old man appeared at court earlier today


Dominic Raab should be suspended amid bullying investigation, ex-Tory chairman says

Sir Jake Berry suggests the deputy Prime Minister should stand aside during the investigation

Two men die in M57 motorway horror crash - and third in hospital in serious condition

The two fatalities came following a crash on the M57 between a car and a lorry in Kirkby on Friday night


Killer grins in dock as he’s found guilty of stabbing man to death in street

Benjamin Bibby and Andrew Wilcock will be sentenced to life in prison



Missing mum Nicola Bulley latest as police urge public to hunt for dog walker's clothes

Lancashire Constabulary believes that mum-of-two Nicola fell into the River Wyre after encountering "issues" with her dog Willow on January 27


Met Office weather warning issued as cold snap is set to hit the UK next week

It's set to be particularly cold at night and vulnerable people are being advised to keep themselves warm



'It feels like we're being punished for being in the North': What losing Oldham Coliseum will mean for us

It's been described as a essential cog in the cultural landscape of the North - and now the historic Oldham Coliseum could be lost forever

Friday, Feb 3



Police appeal for information about missing woman last seen outside Royal Oldham Hospital

Officers say they are becoming increasingly concerned about Charlotte Tetley

Man who turned up to court drunk for brutal airport attack told to 'grow up and sort your life out' - by his own barrister

Liam Roof, 25, and James Robson, 26, took part in a drunken brawl at Manchester Airport's bus station as members of the public walked by


Police searching for this wanted man - and warn public should not approach him

The man is wanted for a number of offences, according to Greater Manchester Police

All the clothing police are looking out for in search of missing Nicola Bulley

Members of the public in St Michael's are being asked to keep an eye for specific items of clothing to help find the missing mum

Attempted murder probe launched after cyclist, 18, mown down by 4x4

"This was a senseless act of violence against a young man."

Police yet to identify driver who died after lorry burst into flames on M62

The man died after the crash between two lorries near the Croft Interchange in the early hours of Tuesday


Thousands missing out on £34 a month to help with food bills - here's how you can claim today

The NHS helps eligible people with some extra cash to afford food at the supermarket


BREAKING: Man found dead on train tracks near Eccles station

The incident is not being treated as suspicious, police said


Elderly man with dementia goes missing after being pulled over by police

Officers are becoming 'increasingly concerned' about John McDonough

Councillor claims new homes have led to soaring school places demand

"250 pupils in Atherton are fighting for 120 places in the only high school"

On the Beach launches 'big kids go free' package for older children who still live at home

The move is inspired by the rise of ‘boomerang children’ – those aged between 20 and 34 who still live with their parents