BBC Radio Manchester joins BBC Radio 5 live.
Matt White brings you news, music and chat to start the day.
As the latest unemployment figures are released, we ask how difficult is it to get a job.
Sam talks to a man from Bolton who has lost 10 stones and hopes to join the Army next year
Amy Clowes hears the story of a mum who travelled to Syria to get her child back.
Michelle Daniel sits in with the latest on the Oscar Pistorius trial in Pretoria.
Is the current Manchester United squad stronger than the one in 1999?
Join Mark Forrest as he brings the best of the day's BBC Local Radio together.
Join John for big name guests, news from around the world and musical memories.
Thursday 21 February 2013