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Summary

  1. Teenage girl dies and man, 19, is in serious condition after Rochdale crash
  2. Pre-season Manchester derby in China is called off because of weather
  3. A cyclist dies after a road accident hours after getting back on his bike
  4. A man is photographed purportedly putting a boy in an armlock on a train
  5. Former Bolton manager Sam Allardyce officially unveiled as England boss

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

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

  2. Weather: Feeling fresher, chance of showers

    Sara Blizzard

    BBC Weather

    It looks set to become cloudier as we move into the evening, with some light rain or showers likely in places.

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    Video caption: BBC Weather on Monday 25 July

    However, most places will stay dry and mild with clear spells later.

  3. Ex-Man Utd and England star sentenced for drink-driving

    Former England captain and Manchester United player Ray Wilkins has been given a 10-week suspended jail sentence for drinking and driving.

    Ray Wilkins

    Wilkins, who pleaded guilty, was seen in his Mercedes in the middle of a bus lane on the A4 in London on 1 July.

    Uxbridge Magistrates' Court heard the he also struck a kerb and was seen drinking alcohol from a bottle while driving, before attempting a U-turn.

    The 59-year-old, who told the court he was an alcoholic, was nearly three times over the legal drink drive limit.

  4. Travel: M62 delays at the Eccles interchange

    BBC Travel

    There is heavy traffic on the M62 travelling eastbound, with queues building at the exit slip road for the M60 at junction 12 (Eccles interchange).  

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  5. Elderly man 'puts boy in armlock' on train

    Daily Mirror

    An elderly man allegedly put a young boy in an armlock on a train because he would not take his feet off a seat.

    The man, believed to be in his 70s, is understood to have confronted the child on the service from Clitheroe, Lancashire to Manchester Victoria on Friday.

  6. Bury cycling star crowned best young rider of Tour de France

    BBC Sport

    Bury's Adam Yates finished fourth overall in the Tour de France and claimed the white jersey for the best young rider in the race.

    Adam Yates

    The 23-year-old said he was "super happy" to finish in the top five in only his second Tour. 

    "I learned a lot that will help me in the future to go one step further," he added. 

  7. Latest headlines from Manchester and east Cheshire

  8. Cricket: England cruising towards Test match victory over Pakistan

    BBC Sport

    England need only three more wickets in four sessions at Old Trafford to complete a convincing series-leveling victory over Pakistan.

    James Anderson

    Pakistan are now 184/7 in their second innings, after England built up a commanding total of 762, declaring in both their innings.

    The visitors need to score a further 381 runs. 

    You can access live text and radio commentary from day four of the second Test match.      

  9. Red Devils goalie's 'pity' after China friendly derby cancelled

    Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea has tweeted his disappointment after the much-hyped pre-season friendly game against Manchester City in China was cancelled.

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  10. Football: Rooney welcomes Allardyce appointment

    BBC Sport

    England captain Wayne Rooney believes Sam Allardyce is a "good appointment" as manager of the national side.

    Sam Allardyce

    The Manchester United striker, England's all-time leading goalscorer, was part of the squad that was knocked out of Euro 2016 by Iceland in June.

    "He will probably bring a different way of playing to England," Rooney said.

    "Hopefully it's a good way and we can be successful under him."

  11. Latest headlines in Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

  12. Rugby: Beaumont handed captaincy as part of new deal

    BBC Sport

    Sale Sharks name Josh Beaumont as their new captain as the number eight agrees a new three-year contract.

    Josh Beaumont
  13. Stalybridge school bounces back with improved Ofsted inspection

    Wendy Middleton

    BBC Radio Manchester

    A school in Stalybridge which was in special measures has now been rated "good" by Ofsted inspectors.

    St Paul's Church of England Primary on Huddersfield Road was deemed inadequate in March last year.

    But a new report based on an inspection carried out in June said: "Leaders, managers and governors have shown a strong and relentless determination to improve the school."

  14. Travel: Crash causing delays in Gorton

    BBC Travel

    A collision has left Hyde Road in Gorton partially blocked in both directions at the Chapman Street junction, affecting junction 24 of the M60.

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  15. Child put in armlock in 'train seat row'

    Photographs have emerged purportedly showing a man putting a young boy in an armlock on a train to Manchester. 

    The incident on a Clitheroe to Manchester Victoria service on Friday was reportedly snapped by another child travelling with the youngster.

    Train photo

    A witness told the Manchester Evening News the man acted after the "cocky" boy would not take his feet off a seat. 

    British Transport Police are investigating and appealed for witnesses to come forward.

  16. Woman hurt in crash involving two cars and ambulance

    Wendy Middleton

    BBC Radio Manchester

    A woman has been taken to hospital after a crash involving two cars and an ambulance rapid response vehicle in Gorton earlier.

    The victim was trapped in her car for almost an hour after the vehicles collided on Chapman Street, close to the junction with Hyde Road.

    A paramedic in the ambulance was unhurt.

  17. Ex-Man Utd star Ray Wilkins admits drink-driving

    Former Manchester United and England footballer Ray Wilkins has pleaded guilty to drink-driving.

    Ray Wilkins

    The 59-year-old, who made more than 150 appearances for the Red Devils in the early 1980s, was spotted driving his Mercedes in the middle of the A4 in London straddling a bus lane on 1 July.

    Prosecutor Izolda Gribbin told Uxbridge Magistrates' Court he was seen "striking a kerb on the road" and drinking alcohol from the bottle while driving.

    The court heard Wilkins, of Cobham, Surrey, was found to have 100mg of alcohol per 100ml of breath. The legal limit is 35mg.