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North West teens arrested in website hacking investigation

The National Crime Agency.

three teenagers from the North West are among six people arrested as part of an operation to tackle computer hacking.

The National Crime agency says a 17 and an 18 year old from Manchester were arrested along with a 15 year old from Stockport.

They're accused of using software to flood online shopping and gaming websites with data, meaning legitimate users can't access them.

New crime thriller filmed in Cheshire to hit the screens this weekend

Ray Winstone and Amanda Redman star in new ITV drama The Trials of Jimmy Rose Credit: ITV Studios.

A brand new three-part drama for ITV, filmed in Cheshire and starring Ray Winstone & Amanda Redman, arrives on screen on Sunday

The Trials of Jimmy Rose tells the story of Jimmy Rose, played by Winstone, an armed robber who has spent the last twelve years in prison.

Returning to his family Jimmy has to face up to his commitment as a husband, father and grandfather and try to stay out of trouble, but when he finds out his granddaughter has gone off the rails, viewers are left wondering if he will stray back to his old ways.

Filming the crime thriller took place in Cheshire, and last December our Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore went to speak to to the stars:

Catch up on the story here:

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Life's a beach as Liverpool celebrates its musical heritage

Liverpool International Music Festival staff get set for the beach to arrive Credit: Liverpool City Council.

Twenty tonnes of sand has been delivered to Liverpool's Sefton Park ahead of the city's International Music Festival.

The huge beach has been created by John Lennon Airport and will transform the greenery of the park into four beaches at the Children and Family Zone.

There will also be huts and a gigantic five metre high sandcastle housing a specially commissioned audio visual installation.

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