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Deacon who abused schoolboys jailed

A deacon convicted of sexually abusing pupils at a school in Greater Manchester is jailed for nine years. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:00:50 GMT

School burglars steal 31 laptops

Thieves break into a school and steal 31 laptops with a combined value of more than £21,000. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:35:22 GMT

Judge scolds 'Harry Potter' lawyer

A judge criticises a lawyer from Rochdale for looking like "something out of Harry Potter" in court. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 19:14:44 GMT

Disabled travel ordered to continue

Salford City Council is ordered to continue providing subsidised transport services for severely disabled adults, pending the outcome of a legal case. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:23:32 GMT

Arrest over octogenarian car crash

An 85-year-old man is arrested on suspicion of driving a car at another octogenarian in a Lancashire village. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:53:11 GMT

Man dies in brewery tanker fall

A man dies after falling into an empty container at a brewery, prompting a police investigation. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 20:32:08 GMT

Internet-hit wall crash biker guilty

A biker who uploaded a film of a high speed ride in which he almost hit a car head-on escapes is found guilty of dangerous driving. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:15:46 GMT

Shipman town in crime book poster row

Posters promoting a novel about a serial killer in the town where murdering GP Harold Shipman practised are criticised. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:42:20 GMT

Gun raider robs 15 stores in 11 days

Police release a photograph of a man wanted in connection with 15 armed robberies in less than a fortnight. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:08:07 GMT

Two more held over reservoir body

Two more people are arrested over the death of a man whose body was found in a reservoir in Greater Manchester. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:35:21 GMT

Rooney named new England captain

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney is named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:18:17 GMT

Arrest over month-old body discovery

A man is arrested on suspicion of murder after a woman's body is found at a house in Greater Manchester. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:30:11 GMT

999 error 'lessened boy's chances'

A boy who died of an asthma attack may have survived but for an emergency call handler's error, a coroner rules. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 18:06:43 GMT

A&E centre upgrade plans released

Plans are released for a £12m redevelopment of a Manchester A&E department. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:01:45 GMT

Ketchup-stained Lowry work restored

A tomato ketchup-stained work by LS Lowry is restored ahead of its public debut in Salford. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 08:36:58 GMT

Van Gaal 'not shocked' by Cup exit

Boss Louis van Gaal insists he was "not shocked" by Manchester United's 4-0 defeat at MK Dons in the League Cup. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 07:55:16 GMT

Peake: Actresses can play male roles

Maxine Peake discusses Hamlet in Manchester Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:43:49 GMT

'Man City can overcome tough draw'

Phil McNulty: City 'can get through their group' Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:22:12 GMT

Widnes 24-10 Wigan

Patrick Ah Van scores two tries as Widnes shock reigning Super League champions Wigan. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 21:15:15 GMT

Burnley v Manchester United

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Burnley and Manchester United. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 15:57:36 GMT

Manchester City v Stoke City

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Manchester City and Stoke City. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:16:17 GMT

Leeds United v Bolton Wanderers

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:28:06 GMT

Wigan Athletic v Birmingham City

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Wigan Athletic and Birmingham City. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:20:46 GMT

Doncaster Rovers v Oldham Athletic

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Doncaster Rovers and Oldham Athletic. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:33:52 GMT

Rochdale v Bradford City

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Rochdale and Bradford City. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:26:42 GMT

Bury v Accrington Stanley

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Bury and Accrington Stanley. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:26:13 GMT

Macclesfield Town v Eastleigh

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference game between Macclesfield Town and Eastleigh. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:04:11 GMT

Nuneaton Town v Altrincham

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference game between Nuneaton Town and Altrincham. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:06:06 GMT

Wakefield v Salford (Sun)

Team news as Wakefield Wildcats host Salford Red Devils in Sunday's Super League fixture at Rapid Solicitors Stadium (15:00 BST). Fri, 29 Aug 2014 15:18:36 GMT

McArthur move to Leicester collapses

Scotland international James McArthur's proposed move from Wigan to Leicester is off, says Latics manager Uwe Rosler. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 13:55:20 GMT

Hodgson admits Shaw fitness concerns

Roy Hodgson says he had concerns over Luke Shaw's fitness before Louis van Gaal's criticism of the left-back. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:14:17 GMT

Bolton's Trotter out for 10 weeks

Bolton Wanderers will be without midfielder Liam Trotter for around 10 weeks because of a hamstring injury. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:22:26 GMT

Dale sign striker Fenelon on loan

League One side Rochdale sign Brighton striker Shamir Fenelon on loan until the end of the season. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 14:20:14 GMT