Hundreds of thousands of commuters could be affected by strikes as action over driver-only trains spreads to northern rail networks.
End The Abuse: Listen Again
The latest figures show one in four women will be affected by domestic abuse during their lifetime.
Latest figures show Merseyside Police receive more than 80 calls a day about domestic abuse and have admitted to Heart they have had to improve the way they deal with cases.
Heart's 'End The Abuse' campaign has heard the harrowing tales of victims being kicked through fences, subjected to mental abuse and the impact it has on families.
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Day Two of our special reports into domestic abuse...
Day three of our investigation into domestic abuse...
Day Four of our investigation into the impact of domestic abuse...
Greater Manchester Fire Service are using International Womens Day to try to bust the myth that firefighting is a macho male occupation
The Father of a Manchester man shot dead 9 years ago calls for people to stand up to gangs
Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard's announced his playing career is over.
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