Mourinho and Man Utd agree deal
A deal has been agreed for Jose Mourinho to become the new Manchester United manager, with confirmation expected on Friday.
First arrest after legal high ban
A police force has made its first arrest over former legal highs since new legislation banning the substances came into effect.
Boy, 4, hurt in airport hoarding collapse
A four-year-old boy is in hospital after an advertising hoarding fell on him at Manchester Airport.
Oldham riot lessons 'not rolled out'
Some Oldham race riot lessons have not yet been implemented and it is "quite easy" for tensions to emerge, an expert warns.
Armed gang jailed over £1.5m robberies
A gang of armed robbers who stole up to £1.5m in a series of bank and post office raids in Merseyside, Cheshire and Humberside are jailed.
Seventh arrest in stab murder inquiry
A seventh teenager is arrested in connection with the death of an 18-year-old man who was hit by a car and then stabbed in Manchester.