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Live: Manchester Breaking News – July 25, 2014
Friday 25th July, 2014 11:35 AM

Manchester Evening News' breaking news service


Live: Manchester Traffic and Travel – July 25, 2014
Friday 25th July, 2014 11:27 AM

All the latest from the roads and public transport through the day


Baby who died after falling from bed named as Le'veah Stacey Herbert
Friday 25th July, 2014 11:04 AM

Police launched an investigation after the girl was found lying on top of a plastic bag on the floor of her home in Gorton following the fall


Brave postie saves family from blazing home in Wigan
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:58 AM

The postman was just finishing his round on Elm Grove, Golborne, Wigan, when he spotted the fire at 9am yesterday morning


Renewed call for theatre in town centre regen plan
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:45 AM

Rochdale opposition councillors repeat demands for a town centre leisure facilities, including a theatre


Celeb tour operator launches virtual tours
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:45 AM

Bolton firmDestinology is on target to hit £60m sales this year and has launched interior tours of luxury hotels using Google technology


Future of £4.2m river plan still in balance
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:39 AM

Rochdale council leader says no decision has yet been made on the town centre opening of the River Roch


Hunt for thugs who hold up shop using baseball bats
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:38 AM

The men burst into the store carrying bats on Nelson Street on Sunday evening and threated staff


It's official - we're rubbish at recycling
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:32 AM

Rochdale now has worst record of recycling rubbish in Greater Manchester


Sex bomb Sir Tom Jones enjoys night out at San Carlo
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:14 AM

Sir Tom Jones went for an impromptu night out at San Carlo on Thursday


Man wanted over alleged sex attack arrested
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:14 AM

Officers yesterday appealed for help tracing Greg Smith, 26, from Trafford


Mum and daughter in hospital after jumping to safety from burning house
Friday 25th July, 2014 10:13 AM

The blaze in Reddish was one of two within 30 minutes in Stockport that destroyed homes in the early hours of Friday


Burst water main provides cool relief for youngsters in Harpurhey
Friday 25th July, 2014 09:58 AM

Huge jets of water were shooting around 20ft into the air after the main burst on Harpurhey Road near the junction with Rochdale Road.


Sorry, I can’t come to work – I am worried my house might set alight: Manchester employment law firm reveal bogus excuses during sunny spell
Friday 25th July, 2014 09:25 AM

Businesses say the number of people calling in sick has surged as warm weather sweeps  across the region.


Thousands of poppies planted across city to remember the fallen
Friday 25th July, 2014 09:22 AM

City West has planted seeds in 15 sites across Salford for the centenary of the First World War


Probe launched after man found in the street with fractured skull
Friday 25th July, 2014 09:22 AM

Officers were called to Chorley Old Road in the town shortly after 2am in the early hours of this morning


Man charged after disabled pensioner has cash stolen at ATM
Friday 25th July, 2014 09:03 AM

The 67-year-old woman was had £30 taken at a cash machine in Hazel Grove


Thousands expected to line the streets for the Stockport Carnival
Friday 25th July, 2014 08:36 AM

With warm dry weather forecast the event will start with a parade of floats and walking groups setting off from Belmont Way, Heaton Norris, at 1pm on Saturday


Fears that Stockport woman jailed in Iran over Facebook comments is being tortured
Friday 25th July, 2014 08:35 AM

Roya Saberinejad Nobakht was sentenced to 20 years in prison after criticising the Iranian government on Facebook


WATCH: Poppy the foul-mouthed parrot returns home thanks to social media campaign
Friday 25th July, 2014 08:21 AM

The five-year-old African Grey escaped from her owner's house in Bolton - but was reunited after they saw an internet ad saying a 'swearing parrot' had been found


Woman whose partner was killed on her bike backs new cycling safety campaign aimed at truckers
Friday 25th July, 2014 07:44 AM

Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) is offering 300 spaces on the new ‘Safe Urban Driving’ course which aims to improve drivers’ awareness of the risks to cyclists and pedestrians


Baby girl dies after fall from bed at her home
Friday 25th July, 2014 06:00 AM

The death of the eight-month-old girl in Gorton is being treated as a tragic accident


Retired residents 'trapped in cling film' on one of the hottest weeks of the year
Friday 25th July, 2014 06:00 AM

Residents of the Grade II-listed Victoria Square in Manchester city centre said they're suffering health problems because of building works


Watch: Volunteers appeal to boost support for historic Ancoats Dispensary
Friday 25th July, 2014 06:00 AM

Just a few months ago, the ageing landmark was facing closure, and now it has received a £770,000 windfall


Drink the place dry! Pioneering bar which sparked the Northern Quarter toasts its 25th anniversary
Friday 25th July, 2014 06:00 AM

The Dry Bar played host to Madchester royalty and was the catalyst behind the area's explosion of bars and restaurants

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