The figureheads of the North of England's largest civic authorities have come together to issue a statement demanding the government commit to transport investment in the North.
"Be kind. Be kind to everyone around you. Be defiantly kind," began the first in a series of daily bulletins sent by Manchester Community Central to health organisations in the city this week. Here we reproduce extracts from these and other expert guides for anyone seeking support with distress caused by the atrocity and practical advice on how to speak to children about terrorist threats.