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Live: Manchester breaking news – July 29, 2015
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 02:03 PM

Manchester Evening News' breaking news service

Manchester Sky Ride 2015: List of road closures as thousands get in the saddle for Sunday's event
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 02:03 PM

This Sunday’s free bike event will see riders whizz through the city and past some of its most famous landmarks on traffic-free streets

Group of Stockport scouts rescued after going missing in Scottish forest
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 01:47 PM

The four boys and one girl from 2nd Heald Green Scouts, aged between 10 and 13, were reported missing in the Forest of Ae, in Dumfries and Galloway on Monday evening

Murder investigation launched in Rochdale after woman dies - latest updates
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 01:40 PM

Police were called to Shawclough Way last night following reports shots had been fired and a man had been seen in the street with a gun

Video: Salford schoolboy cuts hair for first time in FOUR YEARS - to make a wig for children with cancer
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 01:23 PM

Jake Smith decided to cut off his 14-inch locks for charity all off his own back

Wigan man charged with assaulting wife on British Airways plane 'allowed to return to UK'
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 01:21 PM

Darren Halliwell, 48, has been allowed home after posting £3,250 bail following the incident on July 8 - during which he is also accused of drunkenly exposing himself

Confirmed: Cadillac plans right-hand drive cars for UK
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 12:19 PM

US luxury brand to try again with petrol and diesel right-hand drive models for Europe.

Neighbours speak of shock after woman dies following stabbing in Rochdale
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 12:14 PM

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of murder after armed police were called to Shawclough Way last night following a number of reports that shots had been fired and that a man had been seen with a gun 

Council to spend £1.5m improving 40 Manchester parks - thanks to airport windfall
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 12:04 PM

The project will be funded by the town hall’s clean city fund, thanks to the city’s windfall from its stake in the airport

Manchester parents find Tesco's Ribena ban hard to stomach
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 12:00 PM

Tesco is to axe Ribena and Capri-Sun as part of an attempt to tackle childhood obesity, but parents say it should be up to them what they give their children

Interim mayor joins Prime Minister on Far East visit to show Greater Manchester is about more than just football
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 12:00 PM

Tony Lloyd is visiting Singapore and Malaysia with senior government figures in a bid to raise the conurbation’s profile in the region

Old Manchester on video: Archive footage shows Market Street in 1901
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 11:58 AM

The fascinating footage, which has been made available online by the British Film Institute, shows a bustling scene at what was - and still is - Manchester's busiest shopping street

Andre Marshall murder: Police release CCTV of white van and say driver could be crucial witness
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 11:54 AM

The footage shows the van which had to brake heavily to avoid a BMW on the night of the shooting in Urmston

Salford council facing wave of legal action over axing of transport for vulnerable adults
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 11:38 AM

Two severely disabled people have won temporary transport from the authority after launching legal action - two others are now also ready to take action

David Cameron becomes first British PM to visit Vietnam
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 11:24 AM

The prime minister has arrived in Hanoi for talks with leaders of the country to boost trade and tackle human trafficking

Cannabis growing grandad kept loaded gun stuffed down side of sofa
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 11:08 AM

Michael Jones, 54, from Salford has been jailed for seven years after he admitted possessing a firearm and ammunition, production of cannabis and abstracting electricity

Car review: 2015 Mitsubishi L200 DI-D Warrior
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 10:40 AM

Greatly improved handling for the upgraded fifth-gen pickup, as Mitsubishi's L200 gets over 330 changes for 2015.

Train delays between Manchester and London after death on West Coast Mainline
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 10:38 AM

A number of services have been affected, including Virgin Trains services between Manchester Piccadilly and London Euston, with delays of up to 80 minutes

Abbey Clancy launches new shoe and bag range with Matalan (pictures)
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 10:33 AM

Model Abbey Clancy has released a range of shoes and accessories to match her latest clothing collection with Matalan

Flying car to be sold in UK within six years - but it will cost you £200,000
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 09:52 AM

Flying car reality could be as little as six years away as US firm confirms Terrafugia is nearly ready, with a range of 500 miles and a price tag of £200,000.

The future of Manchester revealed: A vertical village, new stations, hundreds of new flats and even more skyscrapers
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 09:45 AM

As leaders unveil their city centre vision for the next five years, we show you how it could look...

Morgan AR Plus 4 launched with limited production run
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 09:27 AM

Track-inspired limited edition Morgan commemorates Plus 4’s 65 anniversary

Morning news headlines: Home Secretary to chair Calais migrants crisis meeting, Firms to revel action on ensuring slave labour is not being used
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 08:42 AM

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Sneak Peek inside Tomfoolery restaurant - eccentric new burger bar and cafe in Alderley Edge
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 08:30 AM

Eclectic interiors and quirky menu at Tomfoolery at No 34 about to bring a splash of flamboyance to Alderley Edge

Murder investigation launched in Rochdale as woman dies after being found with serious injuries
Wednesday 29th July, 2015 08:21 AM

Police were called to Shawclough Way last night following reports a man had been seen in the street with a gun