A date for the ban has been confirmed
The government is expected to make an announcement soon
'We’re a city of firsts, so I know that together Mancunians can and will deliver this ambition'
The government said it wants to ban wipes containing plastic, subject to a public consultation
'I've learned it's a mistake, it's worse than a mistake to regard drug taking as somehow acceptable'
McDonald's says it has a 'zero-tolerance policy' when it comes to anti-social behaviour
Sainsbury's has been widely praised for it's decision to ban the sale of fireworks
The supermarket is the first to fully ban the public sale of fireworks
The plan is for the whole country to be completely smoke free by 2030
Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has slammed the decision as 'hypocrisy'