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About nine in 10 people with diabetes have type 2 diabetes

Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say experts

Health
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport

Comedian Sean Hughes dies aged 51

Arts

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Crime

Bedroom destroyed after house blaze

News
There is currently no legal requirement for employers to provide paid time off for grieving parents

New laws propose two weeks paid leave for parents after death of child

Business
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Crime
Do you have a short fuse behind the wheel

Seven types of bad driver revealed

Transport

Dominic Raab - Why tougher sentences for those who bring death and destruction to our roads are needed

Crime
Police

Man charged with attempted murder

Crime
Wigan And Leigh Magistrates' Court

Week in court

News

Lyndsey Vaux murder trial: Killer must serve at least 18 years and 358 days in prison

Crime

University robots to improve the care of older people, patients and autistic children

Education
Robot classroom assistants and virtual reality learning are part of the future

Robots as teaching assistants 'will become routine'

Education
Sue Astley with a pupil

It's never too late to learn!

News
Wigan and Leigh Courthouse

Schoolboy is told to improve attendance

Education
Professor Lubaina Himid

Preston Professor Lubaina Himid’s Turner Prize show opens in Hull

News
The GLC model is one of many affected

Air bag concerns force Mercedes-Benz recall

Transport
Rivington Services

Revealed: The best and worst motorway service areas

Transport
There is currently no legal requirement for employers to provide paid time off for grieving parents

New laws propose two weeks paid leave for parents after death of child

Business

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment
The author, playwright and broadcaster Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett urges public funding of 'indispensable' libraries

Politics
Prime Minister Theresa May

What would trigger a Tory Party leadership contest?

Politics
The IPCC subsequently issued new guidance earlier this year

Watchdog receives scores of reports of police officers abusing position for sex

Politics
Prime Minister Theresa May delivers her keynote speech at the Conservative Party Conference

May vows to end 'rip-off' energy bills

Politics
The tropical storm was named a hurricane overnight

Britain set to be lashed by Ophelia's tail on anniversary of great storm

Environment
Michael Fish giving his infamous weather forecast in 1987

Michael Fish would not have got 1987 storm spot-on, even with supercomputer

Environment
Across the UK, 35 million plastic bottles and 20 million aluminium cans are sold every day

Councils could save £35m from cashback schemes for bottles and cans

Environment

Doctors should send pre-diabetes patients to weight watchers, say experts

Health
Dan Howarth

Amputations may be avoided with more care

News
Patients may be banned from attending A&E departments

Plan to ban A&E walk-ins without referral

Health
Who should get the flu jab?

Everything you need to know about this year’s flu jab - and why you should get it right now

Health
Planned - or elective - operations could be put on the back burner

Major flu outbreak could see routine operations suspended for months

Health