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Charges dropped against Rochdale Tesco row couple

Charges are dropped against a couple arrested on suspicion of assaulting a police officer. Source: BBC News Manchester

Waco cult: How David Koresh persuaded 30 Britons to join

In 1993, a compound in Texas became a horrific fireball, killing members of a cult, including 24 Britons. Source: BBC News Manchester

Sean O'Loughlin: Wigan and England captain agrees new deal with Super League champions

England captain Sean O'Loughlin agrees a one-year contract extension with Wigan, ahead of a move into a coaching role. Source: BBC News Manchester

Rape accused police officer 'was committed paedophile'

Officer Ian Naude joined the police in order to exploit vulnerable young girls, a court hears. Source: BBC News Manchester

City misses out as Channel 4 picks Leeds

The broadcaster is moving almost 40% of its staff out of the capital. Source: BBC News Manchester

Manchester City v Fulham: Gundogan could return for City cup tie

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday's EFL Cup game between Manchester City and Fulham. Source: BBC News Manchester

Jose Mourinho: Manchester United manager avoids Football Association punishment

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho will not be punished by the FA after the club successfully contests a charge that he swore in Portuguese...

Trafford Council: Bins contractor Amey penalised for poor service

Some Trafford residents are complaining about dirty streets, filthy parks and missed waste bin collections. Source: BBC News Manchester

County Championship and One-Day Cup changes agreed for 2020 season

The County Championship will see three teams promoted and one relegated next year to create a 10-team top tier from 2020. Source: BBC News Manchester

Stockport dad pinned down during £80k car theft

Ali Gill was put in a choke hold by masked raiders who stole his £80,000 sports car. Source: BBC News Manchester

England v New Zealand: Captain Sean O'Loughlin out of second Test

Captain Sean O'Loughlin is ruled out of England's second Test against New Zealand at Anfield on Sunday. Source: BBC News Manchester

Boys arrested after toddler hurt in Leigh van chase

Leo Durrington, 3, is critically ill after being struck by a van which was being followed by police. Source: BBC News Manchester

Barnet 1-3 Salford City

Salford surge to the top of the National League with a 3-1 comeback win against Barnet at the Hive Stadium. Source: BBC News Manchester

Three jailed after Prestwich dad shot in own home

The men burst into a 49-year-old's home in Prestwich and fired at him while he was on the stairs. Source: BBC News Manchester

Marco Ianni: Chelsea coach fined £6,000 by FA after goal celebration against Man Utd

Chelsea coach Marco Ianni is fined £6,000 by the FA for his celebration after a 96th-minute equaliser against Manchester United. Source: BBC News Manchester

Rochdale takeaway attack: Man jailed over one-punch death

A 20-year-old man who killed a "complete stranger" with a single punch outside a takeaway is jailed. Source: BBC News Manchester