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Couple jailed after 'ruthlessly planned' murder of pensioner for life insurance

A couple who planned the "cold-blooded" murder of a pensioner in order to claim his life insurance have been jailed for a combined 60 years.

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Police appeal after truck driven at pedestrians in Manchester

Police are appealing for information to help find a truck driver who deliberately drove into pedestrians in a city centre.

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RMT holds 'productive' meeting with Liverpool's Metro Mayor

Leaders of the biggest rail workers' union have held a "productive" meeting with Liverpool's Metro Mayor in a bid to resolve a dispute over driver-only trains.

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Man arrested amid claims of voyeurism using football club security camera

A man has been arrested on suspicion of voyeurism after a father was said to have discovered a football club's security camera pointing at his daughter's bedroom.

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Lee Rigby's sister tells of support for Manchester bombing victim's family

The sister of murdered fusilier Lee Rigby has been helping to comfort the family of one of the Manchester Arena bombing victims.

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Merseyrail strike over driver-only trains has 'rock solid' support

A strike by workers on Merseyrail in a dispute over driver-only trains was said to be "solidly supported".

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Man held over woman's death in Wigan released without charge

A man arrested on suspicion of murder following an alleged "domestic incident" has been released without charge.

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Cyber crimes soaring with most not being solved, investigation finds

A "tidal wave" of cyber crime is going unreported in Britain, an investigation by the i newspaper has found.

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Stalls handler dies after suffering serious injuries at Haydock

A member of staff has died after suffering serious injuries in an incident before a race at Haydock.

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Merseyrail vows golf fans will get to The Open despite guards strike

Merseyrail is pledging to transport golf fans to The Open on Sunday despite a strike by guards in a row about driver-only trains.

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Baroness Hale becomes Supreme Court's first female president

Lady Hale has been appointed as the first female president of the UK's highest court.

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Stalls handler dies after suffering serious injuries at Haydock

A member of staff has died after suffering serious injuries in an incident before a race at Haydock.

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Prison teacher jailed for secret romance with inmate

A prison teacher and mother-of-two who had a romance with an inmate has been jailed for 21 months.

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Man charged with murder after 38-year-old is stabbed to death

A 32-year-old man has been charged with murder after a man was killed in Greater Manchester.

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Three men hunted after young father stabbed to death outside his home

Murder squad detectives are hunting three men after a young father was stabbed to death outside his home.

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Ex-football coach Barry Bennell to face trial on child sex charges

Former football coach Barry Bennell is to stand trial over child sex offences.

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Suspected head of people trafficking gang is extradited to Greece

A suspected people trafficker thought to have headed an organised crime group smuggling around 100 Syrian migrants a day into western Europe has been extradited to Greece after a long legal battle.

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Suspected head of people trafficking gang is extradited to Greece

A Palestinian suspected people trafficker thought to have headed an organised crime group smuggling around 100 Syrian migrants a day into western Europe has been extradited to Greece after a long legal battle.

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Woman sobs as she is jailed again for posing as man to trick her friend into sex

A woman who duped her female friend into having sex by pretending to be a man has been jailed for six and a half years.

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Sellafield firefighters' strikes suspended after new pay offer

Planned strikes by firefighters at the Sellafield nuclear site have been suspended while they consider a new pay offer.

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