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Good Samaritans helped the man and woman, aged 18, after they were punched unconscious.
The man and woman, aged 18, fell to the ground after they were punched unconscious, police say.

Severe disruption: M67 Greater Manchester eastbound

BBC News Travel

M67 Greater Manchester eastbound severe disruption, from J3 for A627 Clark Way to A57 Hyde Road Broadbottom.

M67 Greater Manchester - One lane closed and it's slow on M67 eastbound from J3 A627 Clark Way to A57, Broadbottom, because of a break down.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M67 Greater Manchester eastbound

BBC News Travel

M67 Greater Manchester eastbound severe accident, from J3 for A627 Clark Way to A57 Hyde Road Broadbottom.

M67 Greater Manchester - One lane closed and it's very slow on M67 eastbound from J3 A627 Clark Way to A57, Broadbottom, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

North West weather on Monday 15 July

There will be plenty of sunshine to start the week.

There will be some cloud but it should remain dry with temperatures going up to the mid-20s.

Laura Kuenssberg finds out what voters think of the Tory leadership candidates
Laura Kuenssberg finds out what voters think of the Tory leadership candidates

Carol, 61, is first to be given new cancer treatment

A cancer patient from Wetheral has become the first person to be treated with a revolutionary new procedure at the Christie hospital in Manchester.

Carol Livesey
Christie

Carol Livesey, 61, who has now moved to Chorley, was diagnosed with lymphoma in March 2018 but after both chemotherapy and radiotherapy failed, was referred for a treatment called CAR-T.

CAR-T involves removing immune cells and modifying them in a laboratory in the USA so they can recognise cancer cells and kill them.

Carol said that she was a little anxious, because all new procedures came with risks, but excited to be put forward for such ground-breaking treatment.

Emerging data suggests that CAR-T treatment can lead to durable remissions in a significant proportion of patients.”

Adrian BloorConsultant Haematologist , Christie

Wigan MP says no Brexit is better than a no-deal Brexit

Wigan MP Lisa Nandy says she would rather vote to revoke Article 50 and cancel Brexit altogether than leave the European Union with no deal.

The Labour MP told the BBC's Politics Live she was "staunchly opposed to a second referendum" but favoured remaining in the EU over a no-deal withdrawal to protect the jobs of her constituents.