Mayor Anderson welcomes hi-speed provider’s entry into city region
Christmas Hampers and financial services arms both show growth
Blackburn put in a resolute performance at Anfield to take their FA Cup quarter-final tie with Liverpool to a replay
Consumer Price Index (CPI) measure of inflation fell from 0.5% in December to 0.3% last month, its lowest level since records began in 1989
Manchester United v Liverpool (KO 13.30)
As Brendan Rodgers Rodgers sat with the media at Anfield on Friday, a recording of one of Liverpool’s many terrace anthems drifted through an adjoining wall.