Photographs emerge purportedly showing a man putting a young boy in an armlock on a train from Clitheroe to Manchester.
Manchester United and Manchester City's pre-season friendly in China is called off after heavy rain leaves the pitch unplayable.
Marwan Koukash says he will decide if he wants to stay as Salford Red Devils owner at the end of the season.
Survivors and relatives of those killed in the Bosley wood flour mill explosion attend a charity football match one year after the tragedy.
A 16-year-old girl dies and four teenagers are injured when a car hits a pedestrian barrier in Rochdale.
Sale Sharks name Josh Beaumont as their new captain as the number eight agrees a new three-year contract.
Jane Ross scored twice as Manchester City inflicted Notts County's heaviest ever WSL defeat to stay top of the table.
A cyclist died after a road accident, hours after getting back on his bicycle and continuing his journey, say police.
Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola says he will have no problem shaking Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho's hand on Monday.
A festival is held in memory of Viola Beach who were killed in a crash in Sweden.
England's victory in the 1966 World Cup is now a part of the national legend but the tournament had a lasting impact on the country itself.
One month on from the Brexit vote, how divided is Britain? Newsnight's Katie Razzall assesses the mood across the North West of England.
Leader Jeremy Corbyn tells activists that Labour's huge membership is a "social movement" that will help it to return to government in 2020.
Manchester City's Fabian Delph says he has learned more from boss Pep Guardiola in three weeks than in his entire career before.
Sunderland name former Everton and Manchester United manager David Moyes as successor to Sam Allardyce.
Manchester United full-back Guillermo Varela joins German club Eintracht Frankfurt on a season-long loan.
England captain Wayne Rooney believes Sam Allardyce is a "good appointment" as manager of the national side.
Hull FC battle to a hard-fought victory over Salford Red Devils to remain top of the Super League table.
Mark Percival scores 14 points for St Helens as they win a fiery derby match at Wigan Warriors.
Salford Red Devils sign Manly Sea Eagles pair Luke Burgess and Feleti Mateo on deals until the end of the season.