Bury MP David Nuttall dismisses UKIP defection rumours as bookies tip move – but warns 'never say never'
Food bank users fear 'social stigma', claims Manchester Uni study – but hand-outs could soon be 'normalised'
Angry parents accuse Wigan bus driver of kidnapping school kids who drove him round bend by ringing bell
Let's be Friends: London Road Fire Station campaigners welcome fresh council talks to save iconic building
Greater Manchester among England's worst areas for tooth decay in tots – with fruit juice 'biggest culprit'
Eccles gran overpaid £30,000 in disability handouts over five years... because doctor's handwriting was too messy