Leigh Observer

Young football ace, 18, died after night out

News
Aidan McAteer

Aidan McAteer handed extra time in jail for Instagram boast

News
Care for babies born prematurely, with health problems or with a low birth weight, is improving overall

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Health
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Most people do not worry about how much water they use

Business

Stoptober TV ads to encourage smokers to use e-cigarettes

Health

Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, coroner rules

Crime

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Transport
Ged Fitzgerald was suspended from his role as chief executive for Liverpool City Council.

Ged Fitzgerald suspended from council role in Liverpool

Politics
E-cigarettes: help or harm?

Smokers should be told of little evidence on benefits or harms of e-cigarettes

Health

Former England skipper Rio Ferdinand to step into the ring

Sport
Micky Higham is hoping to return to the side from injury

Jukes: Playing for our futures

Sport
Mark Buckley is to be sentenced for Ellen's murder

Man faces sentencing for sexually motivated murder of 18-year-old

Crime
Veteran Greg Dunnings with the Invictus Games' founder, Prince Harry

Army veteran Greg gunning for gold

Sport

John Motson calling time on 50-year BBC career at the end of this season

Sport

Robbo aiming for third time lucky!

Football

BREAKING: Britain's top athletes announced for #teamparkrun events UK wide from 9am today - August 19

Sport

Ex-Saints boss Cunningham takes on new role at Centurions

Sport
Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Verse by Ana Sampson

Book review: Best-Loved Poems: A Treasury of Verse by Ana Sampson

Arts
Spectre Collectors: Too Ghoul for School by Barry Hutchison

Book reviews: Cool ghouls, a faint-hearted vampire and royal rabbits

Arts
The fountain fight between Eva Price, played by Catherine Tyldesley, and Maria Connor, played by Samia Longchambon

Viewers are very happy with Corrie's new extra episode

Arts
The average price of a pint rose by 6p

Average price of pint of bitter tops £3 for first time

Whats on
Nearly 70 Wetherspoon's pubs in Scotland will take part in the same price cuts

Wetherspoon's slashes prices in Tax Equality Day protest

Whats on
Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Transport