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Stable deaths: Man found in stables, not caravan, as initially thought

A man and around 10 horses have died after a stables was destroyed by fire.

Three engines and at least 15 firefighters attended the blaze after being called to the Shorrocks Hill Country Club in Lifeboat Road in Formby, Merseyside, by a member of the public at 5.30am on Thursday morning.

The body of a man, who has not been formally identified, was discovered inside the stables - not a nearby caravan as initially thought - as firefighters battled to bring the flames under control.

Around 10 horses are thought to have perished in the blaze, a Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service spokesman estimated, adding that none survived.

Police and fire services are investigating.

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The jury in the trial of Jalal Uddin's murder have heard evidence from the 16-year-old girl who found him dead in February this year.

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GCSE results day in the North West

Students at Wade Deacon High School in Widnes are celebrating after receiving their GCSE results.

We'll have a full roundup on the tears and joys of GCSE results day in the North West on Granada Reports at 6pm.

Students receive their GCSE reults at Wade Deacon High School on the Wirral Credit: ITV Granada
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