The latest headlines for the North West
A man has pleaded not guilty to the murder of missing Blackpool teenager, Paige Chivers.
The former Manchester DJ, who was friends with Jimmy Savile's been jailed for a string of historic sex offences
The Police Watchdog says it takes them too long to analyse computers
Former Manchester DJ, Ray Teret's been convicted of a string of sex offences against young girls
Women could be allowed to fight on the front line from 2016 the Government has announced.
Paul Kenworthy has been an oilman for more than two decades. He's the owner of 10 wells near Midland West Texas and has seen good times and bad come and go, several times over.
Eight children have been found stabbed to death at a house in Cairns, Australia.
Tumbling oil prices are resulting in lower petrol costs, but there are warnings the good news for drivers may not last.
Sony's network was hacked on 25 November and the culprits, calling themselves Guardians of Peace, stole tens of thousands of internal documents and emails.
Hollywood actors and film-makers have criticised the decision by Sony and cinemas not to show The Interview in the light of hacker threats of violence against movie goers.
Sony Pictures has cancelled the release of controversial film The Interview, which depicts the fictional assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.
The group threatening to attack cinemas screening a comedy film about Kim Jong-Un may well be the same people who hacked Sony so successfully - but that doesn't mean their threats should be taken s
The curtain has come down on an incredible 11 days of Commonwealth Games sporting action in a glittering ceremony at Glasgow's Hampden Park.
Reigning champion Michael van Gerwen was given a stern test before eventually booking his spot in the second round of the PDC World Championship.
Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been handed a one-match ban by the Football Association following his controversial post on social media.
Hull defender Michael Dawson will be out of action for up to five weeks after suffering a grade two hamstring tear against Chelsea.
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A letter from a nine-year-old boy to the Chinese President advising him to "lose some weight" has been censored in China.
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A wingsuit flyer has pulled off the world's first air-to-ground high five - coming within metres of the ground as he flew through a giant model hand.
Shoppers in London's Borough Market were treated to a bit of a festive love in for the areas millennial birthday celebrations….
Forget heartbreaking British telly ads this Christmas, this German supermarket stunt is the coolest promo ever!
Prepare for a cuteness overload! Watch Penny the Beagle get rescued from a toy snake by her protective sister in this super-sweet video.
There's something special about inter-species relationships… and this one might be the cutest of all.
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