A man has been detained at the scene, police said.
Fresh from taking office this week, new UK prime minister Boris Johnson announced that his government would fund a new high-speed rail route between Manchester and Leeds.
Scientists are studying biomarkers in the droppings of rhinos in an effort to save the species.
A hundred soldiers were deployed to help the fire brigade battle the blaze that continues to rage in a Greater Manchester moorland.
It's 40 years since Joy Division made their live debut at Pips Disco in Manchester. Out of the industrial gloom of Northern England came one of Britain's most influential bands
Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is in trouble again for undiplomatic comments about Libya.
Manchester United grab the bragging rights
A possible issue with a bag has seen authorities evacuate Terminal Three of Manchester Airport.
The second annual survey of Europe's top 32 football clubs by KPMG shows the rich clubs are getting richer, and Englsih clubs dominate the top 10.
Manchester’s Victoria railway station has reopened after last Monday’s suicide bombing of neighbouring Manchester Arena that killed 22 people.
Thousands of runners took part in the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, an annual event that went ahead despite security concerns following the Manchester Arena bombing earlier this…
Runners pay tribute to the victims of the suicide attack on the Manchester Arena.
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