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Niall Dearnaley

Young football ace, 18, died after night out

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Aidan McAteer

Aidan McAteer handed extra time in jail for Instagram boast

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

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Health

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

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Transport

Delays on southbound M6 after vehicle fire

Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Transport
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

Aidan McAteer handed extra time in jail for Instagram boast

News
Ian Brady

Moors murderer Ian Brady died of natural causes, coroner rules

Crime
Some of the seized bikes are loaded onto a trailer

Police in off-road biking crackdown

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Travellers have now moved off this site at Riley Bank Road, near Crankwood

Travellers evicted from land - but some don't move far

Crime

School pupils given strategies to help develop life skills

Education
University of Manchester

Manchester University lecturers to vote on strike action

Education
Staff and children at Brooklands Childcare in Hindley

Praise for ‘outstanding’ nursery

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The emails aim is to dupe students into giving up personal information

Rise in reports of student loan scam email

Education
Pupils lined up at Houghton Kepier

School pupils ‘lined up in the rain’ to colour-match trousers – with children sent home if clothes were from the wrong shop

Education

Most people do not worry about how much water they use

Business
Officers found a gruesome-looking bloody hand

Severed hand in central reservation leads to road closure

Transport
The RMT announced  two more days of strike action are set to go ahead

Train strikes announced for October

Transport

Ged Fitzgerald suspended from council role in Liverpool

Politics
Up to 12.4 billion of means-tested benefits were left unclaimed in 2015-16

Britain’s unclaimed benefits: four million families miss out on £12.4 billion

Politics
Complaints can involve multiple allegations

Police receive 100 complaints a day from public, figures reveal

Politics
The scheme is being "significantly underused"

Little take-up for shared parental leave initiative

Politics
Should Trump be welcomed to the UK?

Queen should not have to face 'racist' Donald Trump on state visit, says Cable

Politics
Police visiting travellers at the Lamberhead Industrial Estate

Travellers’ eviction descends into ‘farce’

Environment
Royston Brett

Complaint over delays to armed forces hub

Environment
Workers at the site in South Hindley

Residents reassured over works

News

Premature babies facing care postcode lottery

Health
Is October time to stop?

Stoptober TV ads to encourage smokers to use e-cigarettes

Health
E-cigarettes: help or harm?

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

Health
What is antimicrobial resistance

Everything you need to know about antibiotics

Health
The figures showed "worryingly high rates of depression"

One in four girls aged 14 suffer from depression, survey shows

Health