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Saturday through the Northwest

Morning walk with the dog in Torrisholme Credit: CHRIS COATES

SATURDAY

Another day with a mix of crisp winter sunshine and blustery showers.

Remaining windy, especially through the morning, but the wind should ease a little through the afternoon.

Showers will also fade later in the day, leaving a mainly dry afternoon and evening.

Highs around average for most area 7-8°C

Man held after police officer's death

A 28-year-old man from Huyton has been arrested on suspicion of murder following an assault in Liverpool in which an off duty policeman died.

Merseyside Police say the man presented himself at a police station this evening and is being interviewed by detectives.

A post mortem to establish the cause of death of Constable Neil Doyle has concluded that he died as a result of a fatal bleed around the brain, caused by damage to major blood vessels supplying the brain, consistent with an assault.

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Man charged with attempted murder in Blackpool

Lancashire police say a man's been charged with attempted murder following an incident involving armed officers last night. Marco Freeston will appear at Blackpool magistrates court tomorrow morning. Police were called to Alexandra Road in the resort on Thursday afternoon. A woman and two children were taken to hospital.

Man City - Joe Hart commits long term future to club

Manchester City's Joe Hart and Manchester City's Martin Demichelis Credit: PA

The Manchester City number one has signed a new contract to keep him at the Premier League champions until 2019. The goalkeeper said staying at City was never an issue for him. He's joins other high profile players, the likes of Sergio Aguero and Edin Dzeko who've also signed new deals this year.

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Newlywed police officer killed in 'unprovoked attack'

Detectives have confirmed they are seeking three men. The Officer was on a night out with two colleagues they were attacked in the early hours of this morning.

PC Neil Doyle married his partner Sarah just five months ago in July and the couple were due to go on honeymoon next month. Anyone with information is asked to call freephone 0800 230 0600 or you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish tells inquests about 'mayhem' at Hillsborough

The former Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish today remembered what he called the mayhem at Hillsborough. Mr Dalglish, who was in charge on the day of the disaster, was giving evidence at the fresh inquests into the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans. He told the court that he wouldn't have objected if he'd been asked to delay the kick-off. Watch our report on today's hearing from our Hillsborough Correspondent Andy Bonner.

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