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Return of the Giants

The Giants are coming back to Liverpool Credit: pa

Some iconic figures could be about to make a comeback to the streets of Liverpool.

The City Council have announced plans for the return of the Giants to the city.

Its hoped the puppets will form part of tenth anniversary celebrations for Liverpool as the Capital of Culture in 2018.

The full programme of cultural events will be confirmed in the Autumn.

BGT hopeful from Cheshire in tonight's semi-finals

It's been quite a week on Britain's Got Talent - from magicians to dancing stormtroopers, the semi-finals have not disappointed.

They continue this evening - nine more acts will battle it out for a place in the final this weekend, taking them even closer to the 25O-thousand-pound prize and the chance to perform at the Royal Variety Show.

Among the hopefuls are two from the North West. Danny Beard - a Merseyside drag artist - and the young singing sensation Beau Dermott from Widnes in Cheshire.

Young ballet dancer from Liverpool ready for Britain’s Got Talent semi-final

Rehearsals have taken place and the stage is set ahead of the third live semi-final of Britain’s Got Talent. From a Star Wars themed dance troupe to girl group with a difference, another nine acts will take to the stage later and do everything they can to secure our​ ​votes. Most are staying light lipped about what can expect to avoid spoiling the​ ​surprise.

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