LIVE: breaking news blog
- Welcome to the live breaking news service from the Northern Quota.
- We'll be keeping you posted with the latest news as it happens across the region this morning.
- The NQ team will be bringing you updates on travel, weather, sport, crime and other breaking news in Manchester
- If you have any news for us – or have noticed anything unusal or newsworthy you think we should be reporting on – get in touch by tweeting @thenorthernquota
- Live blog reporter: Matt Hartless, Gemma Stewart, Maria Triainou