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Henning says Syria visit 'worthwhile'
A fellow aid worker appeals to IS to release Alan Henning, from Salford, who was taken hostage in Syria. (Read More...)
Officer 'must resign' over PC death
A Greater Manchester Police officer is forced to step down over the fatal shooting of an unarmed colleague during a training exercise. (Read More...)
Boyfriend jailed for knife attack
A man who tried to kill his boyfriend with a bread knife in "horrific circumstances" is jailed. (Read More...)
Plaudits for Maxine Peake's Hamlet
Maxine Peake's performance as Hamlet is described by critics as "stunningly good", "excellent" and "not fully rounded" after her opening night. (Read More...)
Ex-teacher banned over text messages
A former Denbighshire teacher is banned for sending inappropriate messages to pupils at a school in Salford where he taught previously. (Read More...)
Teens sentenced for graveyard damage
Two teenagers who vandalised gravestones at a Jewish cemetery are banned from entering any cemetery in Greater Manchester. (Read More...)
Lollipop leads to drive-by shooter
A would-be drive-by killer who was caught after leaving a licked lollipop in his getaway car is jailed. (Read More...)
Anguish of UK hostage's friends
Friend of British hostage Alan Henning say they have been 'hit hard' by his kidnapping by Islamic State militants. (Read More...)
Murder arrest in 'one punch' killing
A man is arrested on suspicion of murder over the "one-punch" killing of a man in Manchester. (Read More...)
Heywood by-election candidates list
A list of candidates is confirmed for the Heywood and Middleton by-election, to be held on 9 October. (Read More...)
Knowl View abuse 'beyond horror'
Tony Blair's personal chaplain, who was abused at a Rochdale school at the centre of a police investigation, says it was "beyond horror". (Read More...)
Council row over cost of revamp plan
Concerns are raised about the cost of a flagship development in Oldham town centre after it emerged the council could have to contribute £36m. (Read More...)
Burning skip death 'not suspicious'
The death of a man whose body was found burning in a skip in Manchester was not suspicious, police say. (Read More...)
Nottingham named 'City of Football'
Nottingham wins Sport England's City of Football title ahead of Manchester and Portsmouth. (Read More...)
Stolen medals return after 36 years
A set of WW1 medals go on display at the National Trust property they were stolen from 36 years ago. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Working-class 'priced out' of acting
Stockport actor Will Mellor "proud" of roots (Read More...)
Sport autobiographies - best quotes
Rio Ferdinand on Moyes and other top quotes (Read More...)
Bayern Munich 1-0 Manchester City
Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng scores a last-minute winner to deny Manchester City a point in their Champions League opener. (Read More...)
Victory justified belief - Freedman
Bolton Wanderers boss Dougie Freedman says his faith in his players was vindicated after their first win of the season. (Read More...)
McManaman defended over 'dive'
Wigan Athletic winger Callum McManaman has been unfairly branded as a diver, according to manager Uwe Rosler. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Man Utd 'can't afford Bayern players'
Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola says that Manchester United do not have enough money to sign his players. (Read More...)
Wigan taking 'sudden death' approach
Wigan are treating their Super League qualifying final against Huddersfield as a "sudden death" game, says coach Shaun Wane. (Read More...)
Bolton Wanderers 3-2 Rotherham United
Joe Mason scores a 24-minute hat-trick to propel Bolton to their first league win of the season against Rotherham. (Read More...)
Huddersfield Town 0-0 Wigan Athletic
Huddersfield earn their first point under new manager Chris Powell as they are held to a goalless draw by Wigan (Read More...)
Swindon Town 2-2 Oldham Athletic
Amari Morgan-Smith's late strike earns Oldham a point at Swindon which leaves them just outside the play-off places. (Read More...)
Rochdale 4-0 Walsall
Rochdale pick up their second win in three games as they thrash Walsall 4-0 at Spotland in League One. (Read More...)
Bury 2-1 Stevenage
Bury go second and extend their unbeaten league record to seven games with a win over Stevenage. (Read More...)
Kidderminster Harriers 4-0 Altrincham
Kidderminster bounce back from two straight defeats with a comfortable win against 10-man Altrincham. (Read More...)
Macclesfield Town 1-1 Gateshead
Macclesfield remain unbeaten at home in the Conference but must settle for a point against Gateshead. (Read More...)
Wigan v Huddersfield (Thu)
Team news as Wigan Warriors host Huddersfield Giants in Thursday's Super League play-off match at DW Stadium (20:00 BST). (Read More...)

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