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Taxi driver killed in police pursuit in Denton

A man and a woman are being held on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving. Source: BBC News Manchester

Ancoats death: 'I loved her to bits' says man who killed girlfriend

Michael Marler, 37, admits killing Danielle Richardson after taking drugs but denies murder. Source: BBC News Manchester

Kia Super League: Lancashire get dramatic win at Surrey while Western Storm stay top

Lancashire Thunder earn another dramatic win as the top three all register victories in the Kia Super League. Source: BBC News Manchester

Stowaway trapped under Bolton-bound coach is rescued

The man, a suspected illegal immigrant, became trapped after spending "four days" strapped to a coach. Source: BBC News Manchester

Scientist names Sylvia's Tree Frog after granddaughter

After 20 years of research, Andrew Gray identified the species and named it Sylvia's Tree Frog. Source: BBC News Manchester

Deaths of men in Urmston park 'not suspicious', say police

A report on the deaths of two men in their 50s will be passed to the coroner, police said. Source: BBC News Manchester

Joe Bullock: Wigan Warriors to sign Barrow Raiders prop for 2019

Wigan Warriors agree a deal to sign Barrow Raiders prop Joe Bullock on a three-year contract at the end of the season. Source: BBC News...

Jose Mourinho: What is going on – and does he want out of Man...

Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho has cut a disgruntled figure of late. Is it just typical behaviour or is there a more significant meaning? Source:...

Tameside care home 'did not tell family mother was dying'

A care home made "no serious effort" to inform relatives of the woman's death, a report says. Source: BBC News Manchester

Chris O'Grady and Sam Surridge: Oldham Athletic sign strikers

Oldham Athletic sign striker Chris O'Grady on a one-year contract and Bournemouth's Sam Surridge on a season-long loan. Source: BBC News Manchester

HMP Forest Bank tops drugs seizure list for third year

The Prison Service says a rise in drugs seizures is due to improved intelligence and security. Source: BBC News Manchester

Prevent scheme: Report highlights Muslims' 'persecution' fears

A report into the government's Prevent scheme was commissioned after the Manchester Arena attack. Source: BBC News Manchester

Callum Maycock: Macclesfield Town sign midfielder on loan from Coventry

Macclesfield Town sign midfielder Callum Maycock on loan from League One side Coventry City until January. Source: BBC News Manchester

Tyson Fury: Deontay Wilder deal almost done, says former world champion

Former world heavyweight champion Tyson Fury says a deal to fight American Deontay Wilder is "almost done". Source: BBC News Manchester

Jack Hobbs & Josh Magennis: Bolton Wanderers sign defender and striker

Bolton Wanderers sign defender Jack Hobbs on a free and Charlton striker Josh Magennis for an undisclosed fee. Source: BBC News Manchester

Knutsford killer drink-driver Melissa Darbyshire 'told hideous lies'

Miroslaw Chlap was cycling home from work when he was hit by drink-driver Melissa Darbyshire. Source: BBC News Manchester