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Liverpool bathed in a "River of Light"

Liverpool's Light festival in 2016 Credit: pa

A parade, fiery performances, street entertainment and creative workshops are on offer for visitors to enjoy ahead of Liverpool's River of Light music and fireworks spectacular. On Sunday 5th,November, Bonfire night, there will be numerous performances on the Strand and up to Princes Parade. From 5pm, Spark! will take over an area near the Pier Head with a high-impact LED drumming act, combined with kaleidoscopic lighting.

Both sides of the Mersey are set to be lit up with fireworks. For the Liverpool audience, the fireworks will be set off from huge barges floating near the water's edge on the Mersey. For the Wirral audience, the fireworks will be set off from Perch Rock New Brighton.,


Speedo Mick's latest chilly challenge

Fundraiser and Everton fan Speedo Mick Credit: pa

A man will finish a 700 mile walk tonight in the French city of Lyon for just in time for Everton's Europa league game against the club.

Speedo Mick set off from Goodison Park more than a month ago.

He's doing it to raise money for Alder Hay Children's hospital.


Man and dog saved from edge of cliff on Isle of Man

The owner of a dog who went to save his pet's life and his dog are saved from the cliffs by the Coastguards. Credit: Douglas Coastguards, Facebook

Coastguards in Douglas on the Isle of Man were called to a man and his dog stuck on a cliff face at Little Ness, Marine Drive this morning.

The man had climbed down to rescue his dog and was not able to get back up.

Douglas Coastguards were able to get a line to the man to secure the dog while a technician was lowered and secured the man for recovery.

Both were brought back to safety and the rescue was complete in just under an hour.

Filming of the Voice with new line-up gets underway in Salford

It's all about the songs, the suspense, and the hope that the push of a big red button could change someone's life.

It can only mean one thing - The Voice is headed back to our screens very soon.

Our Entertainment Correspondent Caroline Whitmore has been rubbing shoulder's with the coaches as they began filming in Salford, to see if she could persuade them to swap our chairs for one of theirs!

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