Greater Manchester

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‘The system is in crisis’: barristers make their case as strike begins
Outside Manchester crown court, legal workers bemoan low pay and an ‘unsustainable’ justice system

Safi Bugel and Helen Pidd

27, Jun, 2022 @2:07 PM

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‘Serious failings’ left children exposed to abuse in Oldham, finds damning review
Report singles out failings by police and council and suggests senior officials may have misled MPs

Josh Halliday North of England correspondent

20, Jun, 2022 @2:34 PM

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‘I’m enjoying meself’: 67-year-old crowd surfer hailed at Killers gig
Brandon Flowers halts the band’s show in Manchester to embrace Doug James after he swam over the heads of the crowd

Helen Pidd North of England editor

14, Jun, 2022 @11:39 AM

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Man left paralysed by Manchester Arena bomb conquers Mount Kilimanjaro
Martin Hibbert, 45, reaches 5,685-metre summit in wheelchair as he aims to raise £1m for Spinal Injuries Association

Josh Halliday and agencies

13, Jun, 2022 @2:16 PM

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Hundreds gather in Manchester to oppose Rwanda deportation plan
Protesters march in city centre as anger grows over Priti Patel’s refugee scheme

Sophie Zeldin-O'Neill

12, Jun, 2022 @4:58 PM

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Tameside council chief resigns following tweet about Conservative voter
Steven Pleasant, who expressed surprise about Question Time audience member’s ‘compassion’, steps down

Josh Halliday

09, Jun, 2022 @3:22 PM

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BA and easyJet cancel more than 150 flights as travel chaos continues
Passengers face more delays going into extended platinum jubilee bank holiday

Joanna Partridge

01, Jun, 2022 @10:46 AM

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Tui passengers tell of wrecked holidays as travel firm cancels 180 more flights
Staff shortages blamed after travel firm axes six flights a day for June at Manchester airport

Joe Middleton and Joanna Partridge

31, May, 2022 @4:35 PM

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Disabled passenger abandoned on a plane at Manchester airport for over two hours
Daryl Tavernor, who has spinal muscular atrophy, calls for review of the airport’s services for wheelchair users

Matthew Weaver

31, May, 2022 @3:58 PM

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Nurse fined £10k over NHS pay protest in lockdown wins compensation
Greater Manchester police agree to withdraw penalty notices issued to two nurses for socially distanced protest in March 2021

Helen Pidd North of England editor

25, May, 2022 @6:04 PM

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Child survivors of Manchester Arena attack ‘re-traumatised by poor support’
Some had to take part without warning in school attack drills after bombing, says researcher

Helen Pidd North of England editor

20, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Police force refers itself to IOPC over boy killed by dog near Rochdale
Officers reportedly investigated previous attacks on people by dogs from same property where three-year-old was attacked

Mark Brown North of England correspondent

16, May, 2022 @5:27 PM

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