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  1. Oldham man jailed for 11 years over carjacking which left victim in wheelchair
  2. Women held on suspicion of murder over man's 'unexplained' death
  3. Salford head teacher suspended in school 'Sats' probe
  4. Five Greater Manchester MPs vote against renewal of Trident weapons system

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

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    We'll finish with a final look at the weather, with the region expecting a very warm and sunny evening followed by a humid, sticky night.

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    Northern said customers travelling between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport to Altrincham should travel by train to Deansgate and then use Metrolink services.

    It added a shuttle train service will run for customers travelling from Altrincham to Chester.

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    One lane is blocked due to a vehicle's bumper on the road on the M60, travelling clockwise, between junctions 22 and 23.

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  6. Latest headlines from across Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    • A man is sentenced to 11 years in prison for stealing a woman's car in Oldham and running her over with it
    • Police say they still do not know the identity of a man whose body was found at the Dove Stone Reservoir in Saddleworth in December
    • Two women are arrested on suspicion of murder following the "unexplained" death of a man from Leigh
  7. Oldham carjacker's 'cruel and horrible' crime

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    A man has been jailed for 11 years after he stole an elderly woman's car and ran her over with it.

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    Paul Moore told Dorothy Cooper, 78, there was smoke coming from her vehicle in Royton, Oldham when he struck.

    When she got out to check, he jumped in and reversed into her, then drove over her as he left the car park, a court heard.

    The 45-year-old pleaded guilty to robbery, grievous bodily harm with intent and dangerous driving.

  8. Travel: Broken down car causing hold-ups on M60

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    A broken down car is causing queues on the M60 at junction 17, travelling clockwise.

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  9. Cricket: Tea break at Lancashire v Durham

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    As the cricket stops for tea, Durham are 197-7 requiring 50 runs for victory at Southport against Lancashire, who need three more wickets.

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  10. Man charged over woman's road death in Didsbury

    A man has been charged with dangerous driving, drink driving and failing to stop after an accident following the death of a woman in Didsbury.

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    Paul Metcalfe, 26, of Royal Oak Road, Wythenshawe has been bailed to appear at Manchester and Salford Magistrates Court on 26 July.

    Janice De-Botte, 57, from the West Didsbury, was hit by a van on a pedestrian crossing at about 19:00 on 16 January on Princess Road.

  11. Teen arrested after 'assault' on garage staff member

    A 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of assault after an alleged attack on a member of staff at a garage in Shaw.

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    Greater Manchester Police said the incident followed an inquiry about a car for sale.  

  12. Three Lions' hero makes World Cup donation to museum

    Roger Hunt, who played in England's 1966 World Cup winning team, has made this very kind gesture.

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  13. Travel: Accident involving two lorries causing M60 hold-ups

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    An accident involving tow lorries is causing slow traffic at junction 15 of the M60, travelling anti-clockwise, with knock-on delays at junction 16.

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  14. Carjacking victim 'feared' she would die alone

    A woman who was left in a wheelchair by a man who stole her car in order to raise money to buy drugs has told a court she feared she would die alone in a car park after being run over.

    Dorothy Cooper, 78, from Royton, who was hospitalised for three months, said her pain was "immense", after car thief Paul Moore, 45, tricked her into leaving the vehicle.

    The court heard Moore jumped into the car after telling Mrs Cooper there was smoke and flames coming from it.

    He reversed into her before driving over the pensioner as he left the car park in Oldham.

    Moore's lawyer his client's early guilty plea was a sign of "genuine remorse" and he had not realised the extent of Mrs Cooper's injuries. He said Moore wanted to go on a drugs rehabilitation programme in prison.

  15. BreakingOldham man jailed for 11 years over carjacking which left victim in wheelchair

    A man has been jailed for 11 years for a carjacking in Royton which left 78-year-old Dorothy Cooper in a wheelchair.

    Dorothy Cooper

    Mrs Cooper suffered a fractured spine and pelvis and spent three months in hospital after the incident in April.

    She is likely to be in a wheelchair for the rest of her life, Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court heard.

    Paul Moore, 45, who went out that day to get money for drugs, pleaded guilty to robbery, grievous bodily harm and dangerous driving at an earlier hearing.

  16. What next for the Northern Powerhouse?

    David Rhodes

    BBC News

    Former chancellor George Osborne always peppered media interviews with references to his Northern Powerhouse project, but what's next for the idea since his departure?

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    The project is aimed at ending the UK's economic reliance on London.