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Police investigate abuse 'cover-up'

Police investigating sexual abuse allegations at a school in Rochdale refer themselves to the independent police watchdog over the way they handled previous inquiries. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:38:40 GMT

Walking stick gun handed to police

An antique shotgun disguised as a walking stick is handed in to police as part of a Greater Manchester gun amnesty. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:03:56 GMT

Pet Shop Boys premiere Turing tribute

Pop duo the Pet Shop Boys unveil their latest work, a tribute to wartime code-breaker Alan Turing, at the first of this year's Late Night BBC Proms. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:18:52 GMT

Botulism suspected after bird deaths

Tests found avian botulism to be the likely cause of over 80 bird deaths at a Manchester park, Defra says. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:22:59 GMT

Plaque to honour playwright Delaney

A plaque honouring the playwright Shelagh Delaney will be placed outside her former home in Salford. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 22:32:16 GMT

Tributes paid to taxi death woman

A woman who died after she was hit by two taxis in Greater Manchester is described as "highly ambitious and caring" by her family. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:30:11 GMT

Man City U21s walk off in racism row

Manchester City Under-21s walk off in a pre-season friendly in Croatia after an alleged incident of racial abuse. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 14:53:36 GMT

Character actress Dora Bryan dies

Dora Bryan, the actress whose career encompassed theatre, film and TV's Last of the Summer Wine, has died near Brighton at the age of 91. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 17:48:10 GMT

Employee stole signed Man Utd shirts

A man who worked at Manchester United admits stealing signed shirts and other memorabilia worth thousands of pounds. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:31:38 GMT

VIDEO: Music therapy for dementia patients

Manchester Camerata perform to help sufferers Wed, 23 Jul 2014 19:39:40 GMT

Tears, tantrums and titles at Man City

Les Chapman's two lively decades as kitman Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:12:07 GMT

Man Utd 'not balanced' - Van Gaal

New Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says his squad is imbalanced, despite beating LA Galaxy 7-0 on Wednesday. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:23:25 GMT

Van Gaal has winning Man Utd start

Manchester United give new boss Louis van Gaal a winning start as they beat LA Galaxy 7-0 in a friendly in California. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 06:30:51 GMT

Watford sign Andrews on season loan

Watford sign Republic of Ireland international midfielder Keith Andrews on a season-long loan from Bolton Wanderers. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:52:29 GMT

Freedman happy with Bolton 'honesty'

Dougie Freedman believes he has finally moulded an "honest" squad, nearly two years after becoming manager of Bolton. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 08:47:22 GMT

RFL confirms game's new structure

The Rugby Football League confirms changes to the Super League, Championship and Challenge Cup structure from 2015. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:07:17 GMT

Wane open to keeping James at Wigan

Wigan Warriors coach Shaun Wane says he would be keen to offer veteran prop Jordan James a new contract. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 12:17:29 GMT

Cipriani 'happy to stay' at Sale

Sale and England fly-half Danny Cipriani says he would be open to extending his contract, which expires next summer. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:53:55 GMT

Salford Red Devils v Leeds Rhinos (Fri)

Team news as Salford Red Devils host Leeds Rhinos in Friday's Super League fixture at the AJ Bell Stadium (20:00 BST). Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:02:35 GMT

Van Gaal criticises tour schedule

Manchester United's extensive tour of the USA is "not positive for preparation", says the club's manager Louis van Gaal. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:57:34 GMT

Ustinov named as Fury opponent

Tyson Fury will fight Alexander Ustinov on Saturday after the cancellation of his world title eliminator with Dereck Chisora. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 09:59:20 GMT

Hogan fee 'to safeguard Dale future'

Rochdale manager Keith Hill says the money from the sale of Scott Hogan to Brentford will not be used to sign players. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:50:11 GMT