Police killer Dale Cregan admits the murders of a father and son in Greater Manchester.
A care home in Manchester is evacuated after a fire in which an elderly woman suffers burns.
The funeral is to take place of a baby girl found dead on a country lane in Greater Manchester two months ago.
Why baby Rooney is Klay with a K, not a C
Police investigate 10 people over allegations of sex abuse at a residential school after claims former MP Sir Cyril Smith abused boys there.
Fleetwood Town sign midfielder Steven Schumacher on a two-year contract from Bury for an undisclosed fee.
Manchester City have announced a partnership with baseball's New York Yankees to form a new Major League Soccer franchise.
Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney and his wife Coleen announce the birth of a second son, named Klay Anthony.
Liverpool will move for Manchester City defender Kolo Toure on a free transfer once his contract expires in June.
Amateur footballers from Wigan who had games ruined by travelling Newcastle United supporters play a game at St James' Park.
Spinner Stephen Parry wants a place in Lancashire's Championship team after his first four-day game for four years.
Sir Alex Ferguson is named LMA Manager of the Year after guiding Manchester United to a 20th league title.
Roberto Martinez sings "You are my sunshine"
"Egg-citing" find is three times the average size
Wigan Athletic celebrate the club's first FA Cup title with an open-top bus parade in the town centre in front of thousands of fans.
England call up Manchester City midfielder Jack Rodwell for the friendlies against Republic of Ireland and Brazil.
Incoming Manchester United manager David Moyes is holding talks with a number of the club's coaching staff on Monday.
Dale Cregan's denial of killing two men is "bizarre" even though it is the talk of the prison where he is on remand, the prosecution says.
Doncaster Rovers appoint Paul Dickov as their new manager following promotion to the Championship.
The father of former England footballers Gary and Phil Neville is charged with sexual assault.