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Summary

  1. The UK votes to leave the European Union and Cameron is to step down
  2. Wigan MP and Remain backer Lisa Nandy tells people 'don't panic'
  3. Stockport MP Anne Coffey calls for vote of no confidence in Jeremy Corbyn
  4. Fomer Sale Sharks star Danny Cipriani found guilty of drink-driving
  5. Man stabbed 20 times in Salford 'attempted murder'

Live Reporting

By Jon Lowe

All times stated are UK

  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates from Greater Manchester have finished for the day, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the region.    

  2. North West MEP understands immigration concerns

    North West Conservative MEP Sajjad Karim believes the EU Referendum shows immigration was a key issue to many Britons.

    Sajjad Karim

    Mr Karim backed the Remain campaign but said: "It's quite clear that in many of our northern towns there are working class communities that have been affected by free movement of people for work.

    "It's sent a very clear message that many of them have voted because of the immigration issues not having been addressed."

  3. Travel: Roadworks causing congestion in Sale

    BBC Travel

    Traffic is queuing up in Sale due to roadworks between Harboro Way and Park Road.

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  4. Weather: Showers to make way for clear night

    Any showers should ease away tonight to leave many places dry with clear spells.

    BBC Weather

    However, rain could continue to affect some areas, and may feel fresher than recent nights.

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  5. Coming up

    Roger Johnson

    Presenter, BBC North West Tonight

    On tonight's programme we'll bring you a full round-up of the day's events, as the UK voted to leave the European Union.

    Brexit

    Manchester had the strongest Remain vote in the North West - but the majority of districts in the region voted to leave.

    What next for the North West?

    Join us on BBC One from 18:30

  6. Business leaders accept Brexit result despite many of them having backed Remain

    The chief executive of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce says the group will accept the outcome of the EU referendum despite backing the Remain campaign.

    Manchester

    Clive Memmott said: “Whilst a majority of our members will be disappointed with this result, the public has made its views clear.

    "It is vital that the Government and the wider electorate accept this result and work together through the coming period of uncertainty."

  7. Man stabbed 20 times in Salford 'attempted murder'

    A man has been stabbed more than 20 times by three men wearing balaclavas in an attack police are treating as attempted murder.

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    The men jumped from a car and attacked him as he was walking by the Citrus Way and Mango Place junction in Pendleton, Salford, at 23:15 on Thursday.

    They stabbed the 23-year-old victim before getting back into the car which was driven away by a fourth person.

  8. Latest headlines in Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    This afternoon's top stories:

    • Greater Manchester votes to leave the EU with only three of the ten boroughs wanting to remain
    • More than 63% of people in Wigan voted Leave compared to Manchester's 39%
    • A 23-year-old man is stabbed more the 20 times in what police describe as an attempted murder in Salford
  9. Rugby star found guilty of drink-driving

    England and Sale Sharks rugby star Danny Cipriani has been found guilty of drinking and driving after his Mercedes crashed into a minicab following a night out.

    Danny Cipirani

    Westminster Magistrates' Court heard the Wasps fly-half was so drunk his eyes were "glazed" after the smash on Imperial Road, Fulham on 1 June 2015.  

    The 28-year-old was ordered to pay a total of £7,620 in fines and costs and banned from driving for 18 months.

  10. Slovak ex-pats 'shocked' by Brexit vote

    How will the result of the referendum affect workers from EU countries who currently live in the UK?

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    Video caption: Representatives of the Slovakian community in Warrington give their views on the result of

    What about those wanting to move here in future? Members of the Slovakian ex-pat community in Warrington have been giving their views.

  11. EU Referendum: Analysing how Manchester voted

    Kevin Fitzpatrick

    BBC Radio Manchester journalist

    It was in the more deprived north of Greater Manchester where most voters plumped for Brexit.

    Brexit

    In Rochdale, Oldham, Tameside and Wigan more than 60% voted to leave - a sign of the long-simmering frustration over immigration and its perceived impact on jobs.

    Manchester, Stockport and Trafford came in for Remain but with an overall average of about 55%, Greater Manchester's Leave voters made a big contribution to the national result.

  12. Tennis: Stockport's Broady to face Andy Murray at Wimbledon

    BBC Sport

    Stockport's Liam Broady has been drawn against world number two Andy Murray in the men's singles first round at Wimbledon.

    Liam Broady

    His sister, Naomi, will face Ukrainian Elina Svitolina in the women's singles.

    The tournament gets under way on Monday.

    Naomi Broady
  13. Latest headlines in Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    This afternoon's top stories:

    • Greater Manchester votes to leave the EU with only three of the ten boroughs choosing remain
    • More than 63% of people in Wigan voted Leave compared to Manchester's 39%
    • A 23-year-old man is stabbed more the 20 times in what police described as an attempted murder in Salford
  14. 'Ghost of a tree' unveiled in Manchester park

    Chris Long

    Entertainment reporter

    Former Turner Prize nominee Anya Gallaccio's "ghost of a tree" has been unveiled in Manchester's Whitworth Park this morning.

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    The stainless steel work stands on the spot of the only tree that was taken down during the recent renovation of the Whitworth Gallery. 

    Apparently, when Gallaccio heard about its demise - it had to be taken down as it was already dying - it sparked the idea for her work.

  15. Greg Dyke: Effect of Brexit vote on football 'depends on exit terms'

    Speaking at the National Football Museum in Manchester, FA Chairman Greg Dyke said: 

    Greg Dyke

    "The EU has already had an effect on football with Bosman (the 1995 European Court ruling which banned restrictions on EU players in national leagues and allowed out of contract players to leave a club for free). 

    "What happens in the future is going to depend on the exit terms but football is already an international game. 

    It's too early to say if this will be detrimental to the game or not."

  16. EU Referendum: Recap of results across Greater Manchester

    Here's a recap of everything you need to know about the EU referendum results in Manchester.

    Referendum vote percentages

    The city had the strongest Remain vote in the North West - but the majority of districts in the area voted to leave.