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  1. By Matt Davis

    BBC Sport

    Harry Kane

    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino says his team are starting to feel at home at Wembley after their emphatic 4-1 victory over Liverpool.

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  2. By Chris Bevan

    BBC Sport at Etihad Stadium

    Aguero celebrates

    Sergio Aguero equals Manchester City's goalscoring record as they beat Burnley to go five points clear at the top of the Premier League.

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  3. Our live coverage across the day

    That's all for now, but we'll be back from 08:00 on Monday with more of the latest news, sport, weather travel from across the region.

    In the meantime, this page will be updated automatically with content from across the BBC.

    Have a great weekend.

  4. Weather: Wet and windy night in store

    BBC Weather

    Wet and windy weather is expected to make its way across all parts of the region, with blustery showers.

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    It will become windy everywhere by dawn. Highs of 13C.

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  5. Man suffers heart attack after metal bar attack

    Two men were injured in separate "unprovoked and cowardly" attacks involving a metal bar in Manchester, with one of the victims later suffering a heart attack.

    Didsbury Village Metrolink

    A man and two women are thought to have pounced on the men in Didsbury on 13 October.

    At about 22:50 a 23-year-old man was left shaken after he was threatened with the bar and kicked on to the tramline at Didsbury Village Metrolink station (pictured).

    Shortly afterwards a 66-year-old man was beaten over the head as he walked home along Beaver Road.

    He was taken to hospital with head injuries and suffered a heart attack. He is now recovering at home.

    Greater Manchester Police described the attackers as white and aged in their teens, and appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

    Det Con Phil Whiting said: “These were both unprovoked and cowardly attacks which could have easily ended with the loss of life.

    “One of the victims had a heart attack brought on by the assault. Luckily he’s now recovering at home but the effects of this are going to stay with him for the rest of his life."

  6. 'Cured' epilepsy MP in drug probe call

    An MP who claims to have been cured of epilepsy by a medication which causes birth defects in children has joined calls for an inquiry into the drug.

    James Frith
    Image caption: Labour MP James Frith developed epilepsy after suffering from meningitis

    About 20,000 children in the UK have been left with disabilities caused by sodium valproate since the 1970s.

    James Frith, MP for Bury North, said he took the drug for many years but was "stunned" to learn that health warnings to pregnant women had been withheld.

    The medicines regulator said warnings of any health risks had been updated.

  7. Play to celebrate life of Manchester Arena bomb victim

    A play celebrating the life of Manchester Arena bomb victim Martyn Hett will be performed in the city this weekend.

    Martyn Hett

    Called #BeMoreMartin, the fundraising event staged by the Hope Theatre Company will pay tribute to Martyn, who was known as a Coronation Street superfan and social media personality before he was killed in the blast, aged 29.

    Memories of Martyn will be shared as well as a guest appearance from a Corrie star.

    Performances take place at 19:30 on 22 and 23 October at Hope Mill Theatre in Ancoats.

    Profits will be donated to Beacon Counselling, Beechwood Cancer Care Centre and Kidscan.

  8. HMP Liverpool inmate tried to strangle prison officer

    An inmate who tried to strangle a prison officer with strips of bed linen in an "appalling attack" has been jailed.

    HMP Liverpool

    Martin Marland was believed to be under the influence of the drug Spice when he set upon the male staff member at HMP Liverpool in March last year.

    The 26-year-old admitted attempting to choke, strangle or suffocate a prison officer at Preston Crown Court.

    He was sentenced to 11 years and eight months on Thursday.

  9. Latest headlines from the North West

    • Two teenagers are arrested over a knife attack in Manchester which left a 15-year-old boy in a life-threatening condition
    • A second man is charged after a shotgun is fired through a window in Accrington amid an alleged feud between two groups of people
    • A football-mad family flew to the UK from China to watch the non-league Runcorn Linnets side their dad "managed" on a computer game
  10. Two teenagers arrested over Manchester knife attack

    Two teenagers have been arrested after a knife attack which left a 15-year-old boy in a life-threatening condition.

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    Kyron Webb was found unconscious on Worsley Avenue in Moston, Manchester on Tuesday evening with serious injuries after the attack, described by police as "horrific".

    He remains critically ill in hospital.

    An 18-year-old man and a 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder, Greater Manchester Police said.

  11. Football: Ex-Man Utd ace wanted job as Oldham boss

    BBC Sport

    Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says he was interested in the Oldham Athletic manager's job prior to Richie Wellens' appointment.

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    Video caption: Ex-Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes says he wanted the manager's job at Oldham.

    The 42-year-old was linked with the managerial role at the League One club, but Wellens was given the job after a successful spell as caretaker boss.

  12. 'Pedal for Pudsey' fundraiser revealed for Children in Need

    Graham Liver

    Presenter, BBC Radio Lancashire

    This year's fundraiser for Children in Need has been announced from BBC Radio Lancashire and it's a "Pedal for Pudsey" challenge.

    Pedal for Pudsey

    Breakfast presenter Graham Liver is teaming up with radio colleague John Gillmore to pedal the specially adapted Pudsey Mobile across parts of Lancashire, raising money for the charity.

    Last year Graham pulled a bed from Pudsey in West Yorkshire to Bare in Morecambe, and in 2014 Gilly achieved a Guinness World Record for the most radio interviews conducted in 24 hours.

    The events this year begin on 10 November and will continue until the main Children in Need event on 17 November.

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  13. Latest headlines from the North West

    • A man suffers a heart attack after an attack in Didsbury in which two men were injured in assaults involving a metal bar
    • A man is charged after a drone was spotted allegedly delivering drugs, mobile phones and tobacco to HMP Liverpool
    • A second man is charged in connection with shotgun being fired through the window of a house in Accrington amid an alleged dispute between two groups of people
  14. Man charged over drone drugs delivery to prison

    A man has been charged after a drone was spotted allegedly trying to deliver a bag of phones, tobacco and drugs to a prison.

    Drone and HMP Liverpool

    Staff at HMP Liverpool called police regarding the alleged incident yesterday.

    A 44-year-old Anfield man is due to appear before Liverpool magistrates later.

    He is charged with with attempting to convey Class A and B drugs into a prison and possession of with intent to supply.

  15. BreakingEverton charged over fans' conduct in Lyon game

    UEFA have charged Everton regarding the conduct of the club's supporters towards players during last night's fiery clash against French team Lyon.

    Everton earlier confirmed the club had banned a child-carrying supporter who was involved in a confrontation with a Lyon player.

    The case will be dealt with on 16 November.