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News

Strike and overtime ban in bin dispute

Politics
Runners taking part in the first Leigh Community 10k

First Leigh Community 10k hailed a massive success

News
Winstanley College students Sophie and Ellie celebrate

Teenagers across the borough celebrate A-level success

Education
Police officers tell members of the public to leave the scene in a street in Barcelona, Spain

Dozens injured in suspected terror attack

News

'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

Crime 1

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on 2

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

Crime 1

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education 3
261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

Crime
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Shop sold food which was SEVEN months out-of-date

Crime

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on 2
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport 1

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport 7

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Offbeat 10
Rail fares have increased twice as much as pay since 2010

Rail fares have risen twice as much as wages since 2010

Transport

'Homeless hero' denies stealing from stricken Manchester Arena attack victims

Crime 1
Tablet computers are among banned items discovered behind bars

Computer tablets thrown into grounds of jail

Crime 1
261 cats were reported stolen in 2016

40% rise in number of cats stolen over two years, study shows

Crime
File pic

Shop sold food which was SEVEN months out-of-date

Crime

Teenagers across the borough celebrate A-level success

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education 3
New undergraduates can find the first year of university a "real surprise"

Three-year degree courses 'too slow and undemanding for many students'

Education 1
Nando's is giving away free chicken to all A-Level students on Thursday.

Nando's giving away FREE chicken to all A-level students

Whats on

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat 3
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on 2
One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

Whats on 1

Strike and overtime ban in bin dispute

Politics

Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West 2
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment 6
Conservative MEP Sajjad Karim

Tory MEP: Britain's 'ridiculous Brexit mess'

Opinion 35

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat 3
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment 6
Discarded rubbish left in the sandpit at Crankwood Park

Park mess is left behind by travellers

News

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Health
Lush have brought back their 'Sleepy' body lotion.

The £8 body lotion insomniacs are branding a ‘miracle’

Health 1
The NHS in England last met its target for A&E waiting times two years ago

A&E waiting times target in England missed every month for last two years

Health 3
Work is the "main factor" causing poor mental health

One in three men with poor mental health blame their jobs

Business 1
What is your Instagram account saying about you?

What your Instagram pics say about your mental health

Offbeat