Live: Manchester Breaking News M60 Drivers Face Delays Following Collision Near Denton Island And Ashton Under Lyne

Here are some of the national news headlines from this morning:

Politics - BORIS JOHNSON ‘EXCITED’ AFTER SHOCK FOREIGN SECRETARY PROMOTION - Boris Johnson is beginning his first day as a Cabinet minister “very excited” to be returning to front-line politics as Theresa May’s Foreign Secretary. His comments came as the Prime Minister prepared to put the finishing touches to her top team.

Politics - LABOUR LEADERSHIP HOPEFUL OWEN SMITH VOWS TO PUSH FOR SECOND EU REFERENDUM - Labour with Owen Smith as leader will push to give Britain a second referendum on European Union membership after a deal is struck on the terms of membership. The leadership candidate said many Leave voters now regret their decision and are angry after being “clearly misled” by the Brexit campaign.

Consumer - MIDDLE-INCOME FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN ‘SEE BENEFITS RISE AS HOME OWNERSHIP FALLS’ - Home ownership rates for middle-income families with children have fallen substantially over the last 20 years while their benefits have increased, analysis by an economic think tank shows. The proportion of middle-income children living in an owner-occupied home has fallen from 69% to 50% since 1994-95, the Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) found.

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Live: Manchester breaking news - M60 drivers face delays following collision near Denton Island and Ashton-under-Lyne