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Winter Hill fire may burn for days, fire crews fear

A man who was arrested on suspicion of arson is currently being held in police custody. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

England's Bronte Law four off lead at Women's PGA Championship in Chicago

England's Bronte Law moves four shots off the lead at the Women's PGA Championship in Chicago as compatriot Charley Hull has a disappointing second...

Morrissey postpones his July UK tour

The former Smiths frontman's management blames "logistical circumstances beyond our control". Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Saddleworth fire: Army will stay on while moorland burns

Mayor Andy Burnham requested an extension of military support to tackle moorland fires. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Victim of paranoid Bury killer 'let down'

Police, housing association and health authorities criticised over handling of mentally ill killer. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Stockport Interchange: Plans for bus station under park passed

The proposals for Stockport bus station include the building of a residential block and a new park. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Winter Hill TV mast fire: Man arrested as blaze continues

About 100 firefighters remain at the scene near Bolton and a 22-year-old man is in custody. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Macclesfield Town: Oxford United defender Fiacre Kelleher joins on loan

League Two newcomers Macclesfield Town sign young defender Fiacre Kelleher on a season-long loan from Oxford United. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Drowned man pulled from Audenshaw reservoir

Emergency services found the 20-year-old after he was underwater for about 20 minutes. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Marouane Fellaini: Manchester United midfielder signs new two-year deal

Belgium midfielder Marouane Fellaini signs a new two-year contract at Manchester United. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

World Cup 2018: England midfielder Fabian Delph returns home for birth of child

England midfielder Fabian Delph is temporarily returning home from the World Cup in Russia because his wife is due to give birth to their...

Hulme hit-and-run: Woman dies in crash

Police are trying to trace a silver Ford Mondeo, which they believe will be badly damaged. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Deprived areas 'have five times more fast food outlets'

Local authorities should restrict planning applications for fast food outlets, Public Health England says. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Crews tackle moorland blaze near Winter Hill TV mast

About 100 firefighters are dealing with the blaze near Rivington. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Fire near Saddleworth Moor: Local residents rally round

Local people offer free meals, cards and gifts to firefighters and soldiers tackling the blaze. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire

Season ticket refund for delay-hit passengers

Compensation is agreed for those worst affected by disruption in the North of England. Source: BBC News Manchester Liverpool and Cheshire