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Imams in hostage video appeal to IS

Two high-profile imams in the UK make a direct appeal to Islamic State militants to free Alan Henning, a UK hostage threatened with death. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 00:48:34 GMT

Cathedral funeral for MP Dobbin

The funeral of Heywood Labour MP Jim Dobbin has taken place in Salford. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:33:11 GMT

Restored war memorial rededicated

A war memorial kept in safe keeping after vandalism more than 40 years ago is returned to its local community in Greater Manchester. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:24:03 GMT

Man jailed for exploiting girl, 14

A man who "sexually exploited" a 14-year-old girl he groomed by buying cigarettes and chatting on Facebook, has been jailed for 12 months. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:07:20 GMT

Resign call for sex chat councillor

A councillor proposes a motion calling for a colleague who spent £2,500 calling sex chat lines from a council-issued mobile to resign. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:25:58 GMT

Police arrest 22 grooming suspects

Twenty two people are arrested as part of a week-long crackdown on child grooming in Greater Manchester. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:31:52 GMT

VIDEO: Inside the fire-gutted dogs' home

Devastated Manchester dogs' home footage Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:42:43 GMT

Wolves 1-0 Bolton Wanderers

Nouha Dicko's first-half header gifts Wolves all three points against struggling Bolton Wanderers at Molineux. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:08:07 GMT

Warrington 22-19 Widnes

Joel Monaghan scores a hat-trick of tries as Warrington fight-back from 18-0 down to end Widnes' Super League season. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:20:31 GMT

Sale Sharks 46-8 London Welsh

Tom Arscott scores a hat-trick as Sale secure their first win of the season with a comfortable victory over London Welsh. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 15:07:38 GMT

Notts County 0-0 Oldham Athletic

Nots County and Oldham play out a goalless draw in their League One encounter at Meadow Lane. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:20:43 GMT

Rochdale 1-0 Coventry City

Ian Henderson's penalty proves the decisive strike as Rochdale beat Coventry City in League One. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 17:04:34 GMT

Bury 3-1 Burton Albion

Bury replace Burton at the top of League Two after a Daniel Nardiello brace seals a convincing win Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:24:39 GMT

Barnet 5-0 Altrincham

John Akinde scores a hat-trick as Conference leaders Barnet hammer struggling Altrincham in the Conference. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 16:49:19 GMT

Macclesfield Town v Southport

Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Football Conference game between Macclesfield Town and Southport. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:36:32 GMT

Birthday row disappointed Toure

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure says he was disappointed with the speculation over his future at the club. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:18:37 GMT

Ronaldo bid possible, says Van Gaal

Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal says a bid for Cristiano Ronaldo is possible but doubts Real Madrid will sell the forward. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:43:25 GMT

Bolton sign ex-Leeds keeper Kenny

Bolton Wanderers sign former Leeds United goalkeeper Paddy Kenny on a short-term contract. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:12:56 GMT

Leicester City v Manchester United

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Leicester City and Manchester United. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:57:07 GMT

Manchester City v Chelsea

Preview followed by live coverage of Sunday's Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea. Sat, 20 Sep 2014 11:19:01 GMT

Wigan 57-4 Huddersfield

Super League holders Wigan move within 80 minutes of the 2014 Grand Final with a 57-4 thrashing of Huddersfield Giants. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:49:47 GMT

Smith extends Warriors contract

Wigan Warriors half-back Matty Smith agrees a new four-year contract with the play-off semi-finalists until 2018. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:06:48 GMT