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Concern for missing mother and daughter from Liverpool

Anisa Lamaj Credit: Merseyside Police

Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of 24-year-old Anisa Lamaj and her 5-month-old daughter Medine from Everton.

Anisa, who is originally from Albania, and her daughter were last seen at the end of June.

She was reported missing on Thursday, 7 July after she failed to turn up for an appointment.

Medine is believed to be in the company of Anisa and they may well be outside of the Merseyside area.

Anisa is described as being white, of a slim build with long light brown hair.

She has a fair complexion and brown eyes. She speaks both English and Albanian.


Claims the justice system failed St Helens teen Jordan Campbell whose killers were released early from jail

There are claims that the justice system failed a 17 year old boy who was murdered in St Helens.

Three men were jailed yesterday for killing Jordan Campbell on New Years Eve.

Each of his killers had been freed after serving half their sentences, which is Ministry of Justice policy.

Matt O'Donoghue report.

Blackpool fined over pitch invasion at Bloomfield Road

Credit: Press Association

Blackpool have been fined £50,000 by the Football Association following the pitch invasion which caused their final match of last season against Huddersfield at Bloomfield Road to be abandoned.

The Seasiders' final fixture was halted after 48 minutes when supporters poured on to the pitch in protest at the club's chairman, Karl Oyston.

After a sit-in demonstration in the centre circle that lasted more than an hour, the referee, Mick Russell, called the fixture off.

An FA statement on Thursday said: "The FA charge, which the club denied, was for failing to control spectators resulting in a pitch incursion which caused Blackpool's game against Huddersfield Town to be abandoned."

The League One club were also "severely warned as to future conduct" following an independent regulatory commission hearing.

Blackpool were also ordered to play their first home competitive game of the 2015/16 season behind closed doors, with this sanction suspended for a year.


Tackle racism when you see it: the Anthony Walker Foundation urges everyone to take action

The murder of Anthony Walker was a tragedy for those who knew and loved him.

But it was also a turning point.

Anthony's friends and family were determined the kind of mentality that drove his killers should be challenged and defeated.

So they set up a charity in his name to combat hate crime - our reporter Tim Scott looks at the legacy of Anthony Walker.

Cyril Smith abuse investigation was dropped due to lack of evidence

Cyril Smith Credit: PA

A police investigation into allegations against Cyril Smith was dropped due to lack of evidence.

The revelation follows claims made by the Rochdale Labour MP Simon Danczuk who said Mr Smith was released by police who found pictures of child abuse in his car.

Simon Danczuk MP

Northamptonshire Police investigated the claims against its officers.

But said they couldn't find sufficient evidence.

Mr Smith, who died five years ago, was dogged by abuse allegations throughout his career, though he was never prosecuted.

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