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Refuge's Isobel Shirlaw has told ITV news that the domestic violence charity has "grave concerns" over Clare's Law.
Shirlaw said that, while some people may "possibly" be saved from abuse by the law, "it doesn't really do anything to address the huge problem of domestic violence in this country".
An man has been charged after a police officer was slashed with a knife at supermarket in Ellesmere Port.
Shoppers were forced to evacuate the Asda store in Market Place yesterday after reports that a man with a large knife was throwing wine bottles.
A police officer received a deep cut to his hand while a member of shop staff was taken to hospital after reportedly getting glass in their eye.
A 59-year-old man was charged with wounding, common assault, affray and criminal damage. He is due before Chester Magistrates Court later today.
Wigan Athletic boss, and former Man City hero, Uwe Rosler says Man City's recent Capital One Cup success makes them even more dangerous in their FA Cup quarter final.
Manchester City boss says he's watched the video of last year's FA Cup final defeat to Wigan but insists it will have no bearing on their quarter final match.
He adds that next week's Champions League trip to Barcelona will have no bearing on his team selection against Wigan.
Clare's Law was created after 36-year-old Clare Wood was murdered by a man who became known as the "Facebook fugitive".
In the days after her brutal killing, detectives issued a warning that her ex-boyfriend George Appleton might attempt to communicate with other women via the internet
Unbeknown to Miss Wood, Appleton had a history of violence towards women and was known to prowl online dating websites and Facebook in search of partners, often using different aliases.
The mother-of-one's body was discovered in the bedroom of her home in Salford, Greater Manchester, in February 2009. She had been strangled and set on fire.
Police watchdogs concluded afterwards that she had been badly let down by ''individual and systemic'' failures by Greater Manchester Police.
A father whose daughter was murdered by an ex-boyfriend with a secret violent past today said he was "absolutely delighted" women across the country have today been given the "right to know" their partner's history.
The scheme, known as Clare's Law is named after Clare Wood, 36, who was strangled and set on fire by her ex-boyfriend George Appleton at her home in Salford, Greater Manchester.
Clare's Law gives women for the first time the right to know if a partner has a history of domestic violence and is being rolled out to police forces across England and Wales following a successful pilot scheme.
Clare Wood's father, Michael Brown, a retired prison officer from Batley, West Yorkshire, who spearheaded the "right to know" campaign after his daughter's murder in 2009, said today: "I'm absolutely delighted."
"I must admit it's tinged with a bit of emotion and a bit of sadness but we have got what we were fighting for - to bring protection into the country for half the population."
A man will appear in court charged with the murder of a woman in Salford.
Rebecca Ayres, 24, was found dead at a house on Holt Street on Thursday.
A post-mortem examination found she was stabbed to death.
Liam King is due to appear at Manchester City Magistrates’ Court later
Six-time Olympic Champion and 11-time World Champion Sir Chris Hoy will be appearing at the Bike & Triathlon Show, which returns to Manchester today and tomorrow.
Cheshire's Chris Boardman and Joanna Rowsell will also be making guest appearances today, and Dame Sarah Storey will be there on Sunday.