Mancunians and Liverpudlians unite to provide free half-term meals to children after Rashford campaign

In South Manchester, just around the corner from where Manchester United star Marcus Rashford grew up, one cafe bar is responding to the call to offer free meals to children and their families who desperately need it.

Woman lost an eye after firework exploded in her face – hundreds of other incidents also reported

A woman who lost an eye after a firework exploded in her face has called for a ban on their sale to members of the public – as new figures revealed more than 1,000 emergency incidents involving the explosives were reported in the last three years.