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

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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 will be back from 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the region.

    You can still contact us via emailFacebook and Twitter.

  2. Weather: Showers fade leaving clear skies

    BBC Weather

    Any showers will quickly fade to leave clearing skies and a cold night with a touch of frost in sheltered spots. Lows of 8C.

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  3. Bieber tells Manchester crowd to 'stay quiet'

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    Justin Bieber asked his fans to keep quiet before singing a song at Thursday night's gig in Manchester.

    Justin Bieber

    "Try and stay as quiet as possible," he said. "You can scream as much as you want afterwards but while I'm singing try and stay quiet."

    It was the first of three dates in the city for the Canadian pop star.

    Later, the 22-year-old cut a chat with the crowd short while trying to explain why his trek across the globe was called the Purpose World Tour.

  4. Pool voyeur jailed for child sex abuse

    A man who sexually abused two teenage girls and was caught looking under swimming pool cubicles has been jailed.

    Jamie O'Rourke

    Jamie O'Rourke was arrested at a swimming pool in Stockport, Greater Manchester, in 2014, and went on to sexually assault two 15-year-old girls.

    The 27-year-old admitted seven counts of sexual activity with a child and two of voyeurism.

    O'Rourke, who was already on the sex offenders register, was jailed for seven-and-a-half years at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court.

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  6. Football: Striker Odemwingie training with Bolton

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    Former Stoke and West Bromwich Albion striker Peter Odemwingie is training with Bolton Wanderers, the League One club has confirmed.

    Peter Odemwingie

    The 35-year-old, capped 63 times by Nigeria, is a free agent after being released by the Potters in the summer.

    He spent the end of last season on loan at Championship club Bristol City, scoring twice in seven appearances.

    Bolton are third but have scored just 15 league goals, and only four clubs have netted fewer in the third tier.

  7. Weather: Staying dry this afternoon

    BBC Weather

    It will stay dry with lengthy periods of sunny spells, although there is the outside chance of an occasional shower.

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    Tonight, any showers will quickly fade to leave clearing skies and a cold night with a touch of frost in sheltered spots. Patchy mist and fog will also reform.  

    Lows tonight of 5C.

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  8. Fancy a nap? Tired shoppers can sleep in a hammock

    Shopping can be a tiring experience but now you can take a nap in a special hammock if you're in Manchester's Arndale Centre.

    It's part of a sleep experiment designed for the Manchester Science Festival, offering 30-minute relaxation sessions with an audio-visual experience.

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    Video caption: Consumers get cosy in Manchester Science Festival's Chronarium as part of an experiment
  9. On this day: John Dalton's atomic theory

    In 1803, Manchester-based chemist John Dalton suggested his theory on atoms, setting out the first table of atomic weights.

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    According to the city's Museum of Science and Industry, "Each aspect of Dalton’s theory has since been amended or refined, but its overall picture remains as the basis of modern chemistry and physics."

    His most important conclusions included:

    • all matter is made of atoms, and atoms are indestructible and cannot be broken down into pieces
    • all the atoms of a particular element are identical to each other and different from the atoms of other elements
    • atoms are rearranged in a chemical reaction
    • compounds are formed when two or more different kinds of atoms join together
  10. Latest headlines from Greater Manchester

    • Plans have been revealed to build more than 225,000 homes on sites across Greater Manchester  
    • Former chancellor and Tatton MP George Osborne has said he made "mistakes" in the EU referendum campaign and failed to understand the anger felt by many Leave voters in the north  
    • Police are appealing for information after a man was raped and robbed in Manchester's Gay Village
  11. Wythenshawe Hall listed among at-risk buildings

    Wythenshawe Hall has been included in a list of at risk buildings compiled by heritage organisation Historic England. 

    composite of hall's old exterior and fire ruins
    charred roof beams

    The roof and first floor of 16th Century hall was devastated by a fire in March - a man has since been charged with arson.

    Historic England says the fire's aftermath has had the unexpected consequence of helping people learn more about the hall as they’ve since discovered some of the windows are Tudor, rather than Victorian.

    ruined room plus stained glass window
  12. Man raped in Gay Village attack

    A man has been raped and robbed in an early-morning attack in Manchester's Gay Village. 

    Brazil Street

    The 23-year-old was walking on Brazil Street when he was approached by another man at about 04.30 BST on Wednesday.

    They walked together for a short distance before the other man raped and robbed him in a doorway, police said.

    The attacker was described as Asian, of medium build and about 30 years old, police said.

    After the attack, he stole the a ring and a watch from the victim before he fled towards Whitworth Street.

  13. British Cycling chief to leave in April

    BBC Sport

    British Cycling chief executive Ian Drake will step down in April.

    Ian Drake

    The organisation is already searching for a replacement for performance director Shane Sutton, who left amid allegations of sexism, which he denies.

    Drake, CEO since 2009, has been in charge during a hugely successful era.

    His exit, revealed by BBC sports editor Dan Roan, comes as British Cycling is under scrutiny from UK Anti-Doping (Ukad), which is investigating allegations of wrongdoing in the sport.

    The claims surround therapeutic use exemptions (TUEs), and the administering of medication to riders.

    Ukad officials visited British Cycling headquarters in Manchester earlier this month, saying the meeting was arranged with the governing body's "full co-operation".

  14. Swinton power cut due to continue until midday

    Electricity is expected to be restored at about midday to 447 premises in Swinton after a power cut this morning.

    Power was due to have been restored by about 10:30 in the area between Carr Street and Tennyson Road but traffic has caused delays, Electricity North West (ENW) tweeted. 

    ENW said the power cut, which happened at 07:28, was due to an underground cable fault.

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  15. Former Corrie actress wins by-election

    Former Coronation Street actress Tracy Brabin has been elected the MP of the Batley and Spen seat, where her friend Jo Cox was MP before she was killed in June.

    Tracy Brabin

    The Labour representative received an 85% share of the vote in the seat, which was not contested by other major parties out of respect for Mrs Cox, who was shot and stabbed in her West Yorkshire constituency.  

    Mrs Brabin, who was loudly heckled by some during her acceptance speech, said her victory was "bittersweet", adding that she hoped Mrs Cox would be proud that the community had spoken with one voice.

    "This has been a difficult experience for all of us... that this by-election has had to take place at all is a tragedy," she said.

  16. Football: Pogba needs time to settle - Mourinho

    BBC Sport

    World-record signing Paul Pogba needs time to find his feet at Manchester United, says manager Jose Mourinho.

    Mourinhio with Pogba

    The 23-year-old midfielder, who joined for £89m in August, scored twice inThursday's 4-1 Europa League win over Fenerbahce after a subdued display in Monday's 0-0 draw with Liverpool.

    "Two days ago he was the worst player in the Premier League and 48 hours later he's phenomenal," said Mourinho.

    "He needs time. I'm happy with his performance. He has what we need."

  17. Latest headlines from Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    • The former chancellor George Osborne admits he was out of touch with how people in the north felt during the referendum campaign
    • About 450 premises in Swinton have been affected by a power cut since 07:28 this morning
    • Police are appealing for information after a man was raped and robbed in Manchester city centre in the early hours of Wednesday