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  1. Updates on Friday 6 April

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Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera

Simon Stone

BBC Sport

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera denies deliberately spitting on the Manchester City badge at Etihad Stadium on Saturday.

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Tributes St Ann's Square

A communal singalong and a display of song lyrics will mark the first anniversary of the attack.

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Join us for today's live news coverage

Good morning! We'll be with you until 18:00 today with the latest news, sport, travel and weather updates from across the North West of England.

Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise severe disruption, between J18 for M62 and J17 for A56 Prestwich.

M60 Greater Manchester - Heavy traffic on M60 anticlockwise between J18, M62 (Simister Island) and J17, A56 (Prestwich), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Naomi Broady and Sara Sorribes Tormo

Britain's Naomi Broady wins her first WTA title with victory alongside Sara Sorribes Tormo in the doubles at the Monterrey Open.

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Severe disruption: M62 Cheshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Cheshire westbound severe disruption, at J10 for M6 affecting J12 for M60.

M62 Cheshire - Queuing traffic on M62 westbound in Warrington at J10, M6 (Croft Interchange), because of an earlier broken down vehicle. All lanes have been re-opened. Travel time is around 20 minutes. Congestion to J12, M60 (Eccles Interchange).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, between J16 for A666 and J17 for A56 Prestwich.

M60 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M60 clockwise between J16, A666 (Pendlebury) and J17, A56 (Prestwich), because of a lorry having a tyre changed. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, at J22 for A672.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M62 eastbound at J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of an overturned caravan.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, at J22 for A672.

M62 West Yorkshire - M62 entry slip road closed eastbound at J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor), because of an overturned vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Cheshire southbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire southbound severe disruption, between J17 for A534 Sandbach and J16 for A500 Crewe affecting J18 for A54 Middlewich.

M6 Cheshire - One lane closed and very slow traffic on M6 southbound between J17, A534 (Sandbach) and J16, A500 (Crewe), because of emergency repairs. Congestion to J18, A54 (Middlewich).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M62 Cheshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Cheshire westbound severe disruption, between J10 for M6 and J9 for A49.

M62 Cheshire - One lane closed on M62 westbound between J10, M6 (Croft Interchange) and J9, A49 (Winwick), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Arrests follow Manchester derby brawl
A gang of men are seen fighting and being chased by police before the Manchester football derby.

Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, between J13 for A572 and J15 for M61.

M60 Greater Manchester - One lane closed on M60 clockwise between J13, A572 (Worsley) and J15, M61 (Swinton Interchange), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Silver Medal - England

Men's 4x200m freestyle relay

What a final leg from James Guy!

He secures England the silver in 7:08.57.

England's team: James Guy, Nicholas Grainger, Jarvis Parkinson and Cameron Kurle.

Severe accident: M6 Cheshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Cheshire northbound severe accident, at J18 for A54 Middlewich.

M6 Cheshire - M6 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic northbound at J18, A54 (Middlewich), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: M62 Merseyside westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 Merseyside westbound severe accident, between J5 for A5080 and J4 for A5080 Bowring Park Road.

M62 Merseyside - One lane blocked and slow traffic on M62 westbound between J5, A5080 (Huyton) and J4, A5080 (Rocket), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Silver Medal - Sarah Davies (England)

Weightlifting - women's 69kg

SO CLOSE. Sarah Davies almost cleans a whopping 128kg but the Preston-born weightlifter just can't lock out the arms and finishes with a total of 217kg.

It's a silver medal for England.

Punam Yadav of India wins the gold, with Fiji's Apolonia Vaivai in bronze.

Sarah Davies of England
Reuters

Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester clockwise severe disruption, at J7 for A56.

M60 Greater Manchester - M60 entry slip road partially blocked clockwise at J7, A56 (Stretford), because of Greater Manchester Marathon. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise

BBC News Travel

M60 Greater Manchester anti-clockwise severe disruption, at J7 for A56.

M60 Greater Manchester - M60 exit slip road closed anticlockwise at J7, A56 (Stretford), because of Greater Manchester Marathon.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A627(M) Greater Manchester both ways

BBC News Travel

A627(M) Greater Manchester both ways severe accident, between J1 for A663 Broadway and J3 for M62.

A627(M) Greater Manchester - A627(M) closed in both directions between J1, A663 (Elk Mill roundabout) and J3, M62 (Rochdale), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe disruption: M6 Lancashire northbound

BBC News Travel

M6 Lancashire northbound severe disruption, at J28 for B5256.

M6 Lancashire - M6 exit slip road closed northbound at J28, B5256 (Leyland), because of a vehicle fire.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Jose Mourinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says his side "deserve a bit more respect" after they beat Manchester City to delay their rivals' title celebrations.

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Martin Allen

Tom Garry

BBC Sport

Burgers, "bucklers" and Barnet's move off the bottom of the EFL are among the things you may have missed on Saturday.

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Marcus Bignot

Chester are relegated from the National League with four matches still to play following a home defeat by neighbours Tranmere.

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Football

League Two leaders Accrington win at Colchester for a seventh straight victory which leaves them on the brink of promotion.

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Football

Striker Will Grigg scores a hat-trick as Wigan thrash MK Dons to regain second place in the League One table.

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Football

Blackpool ease their relegation worries as Nathan Delfouneso's hat-trick leads them to a thumping win over Bradford.

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Football

Matt Done scores an injury-time own goal as Portsmouth come from behind three times to earn a point at Rochdale.

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Football

Danny Graham marks his 100th game for Blackburn with the only goal as they beat Southend to boost their promotion push.

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Football

Bury are on the brink of relegation from League One after Adam Thompson's own goal condemns to defeat at Walsall.

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National League

Danny Rowe scores the winner as AFC Fylde stay in the top seven with victory over title-chasing Sutton.

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Football

Riuchard Wood scores the winner as Rotherham end Fleetwood's seven-match unbeaten run in League One.

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Football

Karl Robinson is left waiting for his first win as Oxford boss as they are held to a goalless draw by Oldham Athletic.

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Football

Three second-half goals secure a comfortable home win for Cheltenham over Morecambe in League Two.

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Danny Ings and Seamus Coleman

Matt Davis

BBC Sport

Liverpool are held to a drab goalless draw by Everton and miss the chance to go second in the Premier League.

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National League

National League leaders Macclesfield have Nathan Blissett sent off as they are held to a draw at in-form Ebbsfleet.

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Bronze Medal - Chris Latham (England)

Men's scratch race final

But there is Brit on the podium! Bolton's Chris Latham wins bronze for England.