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  1. More news, sport, weather and travel updates from 08:00 on Tuesday

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Live updates from Greater 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: Cloudy and mainly dry

    BBC Weather

    This evening will be cloudy with most parts staying dry and it is likely to turn misty in places, with patchy fog forming.

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    Video caption: Weather forecast for Monday 5 September

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  3. Cheshire road renamed in honour of Olympians

    A road in Cheshire has temporarily been renamed in honour of the area’s gold-winning Olympic cyclists, Jason Kenny and Laura Trott.

    Cllr David Brown

    Knutsford Road in Chelford - the main road running through the Cheshire East village - has become "Kenny Trott Road" as part of celebrations for stage three of the Tour of Britain, which arrives in the borough tomorrow.

    Council Leader Rachel Bailey said: “Their amazing achievements are an inspiration to us all and I’m glad that we can honour them.”  

    Jason Kenny and Laura Trott.

    The Tour of Britain began in Glasgow on 4 September and concludes in London on 11 September.

    The council has said it will consider permanently renaming the road if the move proves popular with residents.

  4. Two injured as mass brawl on train spills out on to Bredbury platform

    Manchester Evening News

    Police were called after a mass brawl broke out on a train as it approached a Bredbury station - and then spilled on to the platform.

    Bredbury train station
  5. Salford University Chernobyl wildlife project nominated for award

    University of Salford research about wildlife in the unpopulated areas affected by the 1986 Chernobyl disaster has been shortlisted for an award.

    Motion-sensor cameras capture two large animals in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

    Using more than 250 motion activated camera placements, scientists found large and medium-sized species such as elk, wild boar, deer and wolves were thriving in the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone.

    The project has been nominated in the Research Project of the Year category of the Times Higher Education Awards, with winners to be announced in London in November.

    The meltdown at the plant in Ukraine was the worst nuclear disaster in history.

  6. Tour of Britain warning to cycling fans

    Police are warning cycling fans to allow plenty of time for their journeys tomorrow because there will be road closures in place for the Tour of Britain.

    The Tour of Britain started in Glasgow yesterday and goes through Cheshire on day three before ending on Sunday in London after eight stages covering a distance of 1,308.5km (813 miles).

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  7. Manchester city council warn of increased waste spending

    Manchester City Council are warning that spending on waste disposal could rise by £5m if more rubbish is not recycled. 

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  8. Family proud of memorial for man who 'saved Man Utd from bankruptcy'

    The family of the businessman who saved Manchester United from bankruptcy during the 1930s has spoken of their "incredible pride" at the unveiling of a memorial commemorating his contribution to the club.

    James W Gibson

    James W Gibson who made his fortune supplying military uniforms gave the club £2000 in 1931 - the equivalent of £118,000 today - to pay off debtors and players' wages.

    As well as rescuing the club he continued to work for Manchester United until his death in 1951.

    Gibson compass

    The Gibson compass at Halecroft Park, Hale Barns is in recognition of his legacy at the club and the work of his wife Lilian and son Alan.  

    Mr Gibson's great nephew Alan Embling said it was a "fitting memorial".

  9. Headlines from Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    • A man accused of murdering an imam from Rochdale denies being a supporter of the so-called Islamic State
    • A woman from Manchester dies in a crash in Northumbria with a woman from Preston in a four vehicle crash on Saturday morning
    • A memorial is unveiled in Halecroft Park in Hale Barns honour of James W Gibson who saved Manchester United from bankruptcy
  10. Sneaky peak at engineering work on the Piccadilly Gardens fountain

    Check out the underground work being done to fix the fountains at Manchester's Piccadilly Gardens...

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  11. Murder accused 'tried to deport Rochdale imam'

    Stuart Flinders

    Reporter, BBC North West Tonight

    The man accused of murdering an imam tried to get him deported because he took exception to his religious practices, a court has heard.

    Jalal Uddin

    Jalal Uddin, 71, died after suffering head injuries in an attack in a children's play area in Rochdale in February.

    Manchester Crown Court heard Mohammed Syeedy, 21, from Rochdale, who denies murder, had taken offence to Mr Uddin's practices but he had "never used violence or aggression".

    He told the court that he and his friends had never took it further than reporting Mr Uddin, a Bangladeshi national, to the immigration authorities for outstaying his visa.

  12. A69 crash victims named by police

    Two people who died in a crash involving four vehicles in Northumberland at the weekend have been named by police.

    The scene of the A69 crash

    Karen Gell, 50, from Manchester, and Ann Marie Dewhurst, known as Marie, 69, from Preston, died in the crash on the A69 on Saturday morning.

    It happened on an eastbound stretch of the road between Haydon Bridge and Bardon Mill, Northumbria Police said.

    Six people are recovering at home from the crash while two others remain in hospital.

  13. Headlines from Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

  14. Car explosion in Unsworth

    More on the 'targeted' car blast on Harris Drive, Unsworth just before midnight last night.

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    Video caption: Police investigate explosion in Bury.

    A Land Rover was discovered at the scene with significant damage after neighbours reported hearing a loud explosion.  

    Police said no-one was injured in the blast.

  15. Weather: Cloudy with light rain

    BBC Weather

    It will remain cloudy through the afternoon with further mostly light rain.  

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    Video caption: Weather forecast for Monday 5 September

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  16. Memorial unveiled for man who saved Man Utd from bankruptcy

    A memorial to commemorate a businessman from Salford who rescued Manchester United from bankruptcy during the 1930s has been unveiled.

    The mayoress of Trafford and other council representatives stand by the memorial

    James W. Gibson, who made his fortune supplying military uniforms, gave the club £2,000 in 1931 - the equivalent of £118,000 today -   during the global great depression when they were in debt and unable to pay players.

    The memorial compass, unveiled at Halecroft Park in Hale Barns this morning, commemorates the 65th anniversary of Mr Gibson's death. 

  17. Man 'crawled' under stationary bus after taking 'legal' high

    A man who crawled under a stationary bus in Manchester city centre is believed to have had a reaction to the synthetic cannabis substitute 'Spice'. 

    The man is unharmed, say police. 

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  18. Travel: Slow traffic around Worsley

    BBC Travel

    There are reports of minor delays on the roads with slow traffic on M60 anti-clockwise between junction 15, the Swinton Interchange, and junction 13, Worsley, and the M60 at junction 13 Barton Moss.

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  19. Murder accused denies being 'Islamic State' supporter

    Danny Savage

    North of England correspondent

    A man accused of murdering an imam in Rochdale has denied being a so-called Islamic State supporter.

    Jalal Uddin

    Mohammed Jalal Uddin, 71, was killed in a park in Rochdale in February this year. 

    Mohammad Syeedy who denies murder told Manchester Crown Court he has never used "aggression or violence".

    Mr Syeedy told the jury: "I certainly don't sympathise with ISIS and don't support any of their ideologies. I think what they are doing is utterly wrong."