The family of a terminally-ill seven-year-old from Greater Manchester is urging people to support a charity that took her on the trip of a lifetime.
Former Coronation Street star Helen Flanagan is recovering after a break-in at her Cheshire home which left her "very shaken" but unharmed.
Altrincham in Cheshire is the UK's worst location for identity fraud outside London, with 13 fraud attempts for every 10,000 adults, more than three times the national average.
Evidence against austerity will be collected when a campaign bus arrives at one of the biggest union conferences in the country, in Liverpool.
Families of British soldiers killed and injured fighting in Iraq have been given the go-ahead to bring compensation claims against the Government, after a group of families, including one from Manchester, started legal action.
Five ambulance trusts across England, including in the North West, have failed to meet crucial response time targets, new figures suggest.
Commons Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans, from Lancashire, has continued to deny sex crime allegations after being questioned by police over fresh claims.
The Salford leader of a gang which imported huge amounts of drugs into the UK was nicknamed "Butlin" after he likened a Spanish prison to a holiday camp, a court has heard.
Individuals involved in a cover-up at a health watchdog with regards to a hospital in Cumbria could face disciplinary action and other sanctions, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has told the House of Commons.
Moors Murderer Ian Brady, who is held in Merseyside, remains "chronically psychotic" and should remain in a hospital setting for treatment, his mental health tribunal has heard.
A documentary on the life of Moors murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley could shed new light on the bid to find the remains of victim Keith Bennett, raising questions about whether Keith's body may have been buried nearly 40 miles away from Saddleworth Moor - the focus of the search for his remains up to now.
Disgraced veteran broadcaster Stuart Hall, from Cheshire, abused his celebrity status to indecently assault 13 young girls, according to a judge who has jailed him for 15 months.
Moors Murderer Ian Brady, who is held on Merseyside, has been slapped down by the judge hearing his mental health tribunal after first walking out then complaining: "I've listened to this ad nauseam."
One of the victims of Stuart Hall, from Cheshire, has said she knows of more young people who were abused by the veteran broadcaster.
Film clubs will be set up for disadvantaged school pupils in Greater Manchester thanks to a Big Lottery Fund grant.
A Greater Manchester Police officer's charge of trying to pervert the course of justice by making false statements against a protester at a political rally has been discharged after prosecutors offered no evidence against him.
A nationwide manhunt for a fugitive who absconded from prison and carried out a string of robberies is over after he was arrested in Merseyside.
Two men from the North West who admitted their part in a £730,000 jewellery store raid have been jailed.
The company in charge of a fleet of amphibious tour buses said it was working "closely" with investigators after one of its vessels sank in Liverpool with 33 people on board having to swim to safety or be rescued.
A Royal Air Force member from Manchester who foiled a Taliban raid despite being blown off his feet in a grenade blast is to receive an award for his bravery.
Financial advice will be available for refugees and asylum seekers in Tameside after a charity secured funding of more than £26,000.
Moors murderer Ian Brady, who is held on Merseyside, wants to go to prison so he is "free to end his life", a mental health tribunal has heard.
Four acts including a Salford man sang their way into the final of talent show The Voice as half of the hopefuls were axed from the competition.
Hazel Grove MP and former Liberal Democrat minister Andrew Stunell, who helped negotiate the Government's Coalition Agreement, has said he wanted to carry on doing good work to justify his knighthood.
Wendy Parry, who helped set up a peace foundation after her son Tim was murdered in the Warrington bombing, has been honoured with an OBE.
Bolton-born Dragons' Den star Hilary Devey has said she is "flattered and flabbergasted" after being made a CBE in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours.
The matriarch of a notorious Merseyside criminal family has been jailed for two years for her part in her two sons' drug dealing operation.
A man who stabbed his friend, who was from Merseyside, to death after he was accused by the victim of flirting with his girlfriend has been jailed for seven years.
Nuclear firm Sellafield has been fined £700,000 and ordered to pay more than £72,000 costs for sending bags of radioactive waste to a landfill site in Cumbria.
Comments about the Hillsborough disaster made by a chief constable in an email will be investigated by another top police officer, a police and crime commissioner (PCC) has confirmed.
More than 30 people were rescued or had to swim to safety when an amphibious tour bus sank in Liverpool's Albert Dock.
A documentary on the life of Moors murderers Ian Brady and Myra Hindley could shed new light on the bid to find the remains of victim Keith Bennett.
The partner of a woman mauled to death by a tiger in Cumbria has spoken of his annoyance at not knowing why she died.
Dale Cregan and his gang were a 'scourge on our society', Greater Manchester's Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy has said.
The murders of Pcs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone left a legacy of a united police force - Greater Manchester Police - determined to serve the public despite the risk to their own safety, the group representing rank-and-file officers has said.
Police officers could face criminal charges after a blind man was shot with a 50,000 volt Taser in Lancashire when his white stick was mistaken for a Samurai sword.
A Manchester woman who claims her terminal cancer was caused by demolition work near her school more than 30 years ago has lost her bid to win damages.
British Gas owner Centrica has bought a stake in a Lancashire shale gas exploration area worth tens of millions of pounds.
The family of a Liverpool man killed in a gas plant terror attack this year are "deeply disappointed" that David Cameron told the nation that plant workers were in mortal danger before telling their families, an MP has said.
The Bury father of former Premier League and England footballers Gary and Phil Neville has appeared in court charged with a sex assault.
A choirmaster jailed for six years for indecently assaulting a former pupil at a Manchester school has lost a challenge against the length of his sentence.
Travellers faced further upheaval as flights were cancelled following continued strikes in France, with seven Manchester services grounded.
Cold-blooded killer Dale Cregan has been told he will die in prison for the murders of two unarmed policewomen and a father and son in Greater Manchester.
Unemployment in the North West decreased by 28,000 in the three months to April, official figures have revealed.
A stash of grenades thought to belong to police killer Dale Cregan was found hidden in a storm drain in Greater Manchester during his trial, it can be reported.
Union leaders have claimed that mobile phone giant O2 plans to make a further 400 workers redundant at sites including two in the North West.
Four siblings died from smoke inhalation after a teenager deliberately started a fire in a bedroom wardrobe in Lancashire, a jury has heard.
A homeless charity in Liverpool which helps men suffering with drug, alcohol or mental health issues has secured a £20,000 grant.
The jury in the Greater Manchester Dale Cregan murders trial has started its fifth full day of deliberations.
The Government's most senior law officer has urged the UK's highest court to reject challenges by two convicted murderers, including one who killed a girl in Blackpool, who are fighting for the right to vote while in prison.
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