Land of opportunity: Manchester enjoys 'booming' job market as unemployment sees biggest drop in 26 years
Piccadilly Pulse: Should unemployed youths be forced to take training courses to get jobseeker's allowance?
'Optimistic' Manchester bucks trend of ‘economically inactive’ North West with job figures, says report
Greater Manchester is repossession 'hotspot': Oldham and Wigan two of worst affected towns in UK, says report
Grim up north: Unemployment in North West rises by 8.6% despite rest of UK enjoying surge of jobless back in work