Esther McVey selected to contest Tatton for Conservatives
George Osborne held the seat with a majority of more than 18,000 at the last general election.
Christie hospital fire: Blaze in cancer research unit
The Christie said the blaze was now contained but firefighters would stay at the site for a further 48 hours.
Husband's spoof texts to wife go viral
Daz posted a spoof text conversation with his wife on Facebook - and woke up to find it had gone viral.
Mike Samwell death: Second man arrested on suspicion of murder
A 20-year-old man is being held on suspicion of murder after ex-Royal Navy officer Mike Samwell's death.
Giorgio 'Giuseppe' Roncari death: Two arrests in murder probe
Police said a post-mortem examination had failed to establish the cause of the 61-year-old's death.
Northern rail strike to go ahead after talks fail
Rail, Maritime and Transport union members will walk out on Friday in a row over the role of guards.