Got a TV Licence?

You need one to watch live TV on any channel or device, and BBC programmes on iPlayer. It’s the law.

Find out more
I don’t have a TV Licence.

Summary

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

Live Reporting

All times stated are UK

Get involved

  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: Dry and chilly

    BBC Weather

    It will be dry with clear spells tonight leading to a chilly night, with patchy frost and fog forming in places. Lows of 7C.

    Video content

    Video caption: Weather

    More from BBC Weather

  3. Tribute to former merchant seaman who died after being hit by van

    The family of an 86-year-old man who died after being hit by a van have paid tribute to him.

    Maurice Brady

    Former merchant seaman Maurice Brady died in hospital after suffering head, chest and spine injuries when he was struck in Worsley Road, in Swinton, on Saturday.

    His family said Mr Brady, who lived in Salford, "will be sadly missed".

    “His ability to talk to anyone and regale his stories meant he had many friends in the local pubs, who looked out for him in his later years, for which we are very grateful.

    "He is now on his final voyage.”

  4. Football: Aubameyang to Manchester City?

    BBC Sport

    Are Manchester City lining up another bid for Borussia Dortmund striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang?

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

    The Sunday Express reports that there have been talks between the two clubs about a possible switch.

    City were linked with a move for Aubameyang in the summer, but the striker said he would only consider leaving Dortmund for Real Madrid.

  5. Two charged after Swinton burglary

    Two men have been charged after a property was burgled in Swinton.

    Pendlebury Road

    Men posing as police officers brandished machetes and forced their way into a property in Pendlebury Road on 15 October.

    Two men, aged 18 and 19, have been charged with aggravated burglary and were remanded in custody to appear before Manchester Crown Court on 18 November.

    A 27-year-old man arrested in connection with the incident has been bailed pending further inquiries.

  6. Latest headlines from Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    • A man from Manchester appears in court charged with murder after the body of a dismembered and burnt man was found in a suitcase in a Peak District lay-by
    • About 11,000 people object to plans to close some libraries in Warrington and to move others into council buildings or replace them with lockers
    • Police are investigating a homophobic incident reported by Manchester's Lord Mayor, who tweeted he had received abuse outside a Justin Bieber concert
  7. Government rejects Northern Powerhouse downgrade claim

    The government is rejecting suggestions that it's downgrading its Northern Powerhouse plans now that its champion is no longer in the cabinet.

    composite of northern cities

    The Northern Powerhous project, designed to boost the economies of the major northern cities, was pioneered by the former chancellor, Tatton MP George Osborne.

    Andy Burnham, MP for Leigh, told the Commons the government now seemed to be favouring the so-called Midlands Engine.

    Business Secretary Sajid Javid dismissed the claim, accusing the Labour politician of trying to boost his campaign to become the first elected mayor of Greater Manchester next May.

  8. Witness appeal after man hit by van

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was struck by a van.

    stockport road

    Officers were called in the early hours of 13 October following reports that a white Ford Transit van collided with a 32-year-old man on Stockport Road in Lower Bredbury.

    No arrests have been made so far, police said.

    PC Seamus Toal, of Greater Manchester Police, said: “The pedestrian suffered serious injuries to his head and is still receiving treatment in the hospital’s critical care unit.”

  9. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

    BBC Travel

    M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, at J10 for B5214.

    M60 Greater Manchester - M60 lane closed on exit slip road clockwise at J10, B5214 (Trafford Centre), because of a broken down vehicle.

    Check local traffic and travel reports for:

  10. Latest headlines from Greater Manchester and east Cheshire

    • A man from Salford has appeared in court charged with murder after the body of a dismembered and burnt man was found in a suitcase in a Peak District lay-by
    • About 11,000 people have objected to plans to close some libraries in Warrington and to move others into council buildings or replace them with lockers
    • Police are investigating a homophobic incident reported by Manchester's Lord Mayor, who tweeted he had received abuse outside a Justin Bieber concert
  11. Images released in sex offender search

    A CCTV image of a wanted Lancashire sex offender has been released by police after he was traced to the Greater Manchester area. 

    Francis Doherty

    Francis Doherty, 63, who is also known as Frank, is wanted for breach of his licence conditions by Lancashire Police. 

    He was jailed for three years in 2005 after being convicted of two sexual assaults. 

    He was pictured at about 9:10 on Tuesday at Santander Bank in George Street, Oldham, walking with a stick and wearing a distinctive camouflage-style hoodie.

  12. Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby reporter

    Sale Sharks winger Paolo Odogwu

    Chris Jones

    BBC Radio 5 live rugby reporter

    Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond believes young winger Paolo Odogwu resembles former England great Jason Robinson.

    Read more
    next
  13. Police seek help tracing next of kin of 83-year-old man

    Police are trying to trace the next of kin of a man from Manchester.

    John Hurst, 83, died in Manchester on Sunday. 

    There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.

  14. Lord Mayor given 'homophobic abuse' outside Justin Bieber concert

    Police are investigating a homophobic incident reported to them by Manchester's Lord Mayor. 

    Carl Austin-Behan tweeted the Greater Manchester Police Twitter account saying he had received homophobic abuse from two women outside Sunday night's Justin Bieber concert.

    Police say they received a report of a hate crime that occurred on Hunt Street in Manchester city centre at around 18:50 on Sunday.

    View more on twitter
  15. Weather: Dry afternoon

    BBC Weather

    After a mostly dry and bright afternoon with some sunny spells, tonight will stay dry with clear spells. 

    This means it will be a chilly night, with patchy frost and fog forming in places and lows of 6C.

    Video content

    Video caption: Weather forecast

    See more on BBC Weather

  16. Advice from Bolton v Bury match commander

    The match commander ahead of tonight’s fixture between Bury and Bolton at Gigg Lane has urged fans to "behave responsibly".

    Quote Message: I know local derbies can be emotionally charged occasions but I would like to urge fans to behave responsibly... there will be a robust policing operation in place." from Ch Insp Joanne Marshall-Bell Greater Manchester Police
    Ch Insp Joanne Marshall-BellGreater Manchester Police
    View more on twitter
  17. Barnardo’s online exhibition marks Black History Month

    An online exhibition celebrating Barnardo’s children from black backgrounds is displaying previously unseen archive photos from the 1800s and 1900s as part of Black History Month.

    Margaret Rosina Robinson (left and centre) and John Sarah and Elizabeth Peters family (right)

    In 1874, Barnardo’s became the first children’s charity in England to take in vulnerable black children at a time when they were often stranded or left destitute after arriving from overseas on their own.

    Christina Shingler

    Manchester-born Christina Shingler, who was taken in by Barnardo’s in 1956 when she was 18 months old, said being a black child in a white community wasn’t always easy.  

    The interactive exhibition marks Black History Month which runs throughout October.

  18. Mourinho apologises to Man Utd fans

    BBC Sport

    It's fair to say Jose Mourinho's return to Chelsea didn't go quite as planned, as his Manchester United side were comprehensively beaten 4-0.

    "To the millions of fans we have around the world they have a bad feeling and I am so sorry for that," said Mourinho.

    "I have to apologise as the leader of the dressing room and the only thing I can say is I'm 100% Man Utd, not 99% for Man Utd and 1% for Chelsea."

    Video content

    Video caption: Man Utd paid for mistakes - Mourinho