The former head of Britain's electronic surveillance agency said the UK is "desperately" short of computer scientists and engineers.Read the full story ›
A robot called Alan's earned two schoolgirls from Wirral a place in a competition in Japan. Anna Sass and Lilly Hudson, students at Prenton High School, built and programmed it themselves. It's part of a project to help develop robots that will eventually be used in real-life search and rescue missions.
A transportation system which aims to whisk passengers at speeds of up to 750mph has shortlisted a proposed route in the North West.Read the full story ›
It's the anniversary of one of the most iconic structures in the region.
Jodrell Bank radio telescope in Cheshire was first put into operation 60 years ago today.
The project was launched in 1949 when scientist Bernard Lovell decided to construct a 250ft steerable telescope, which would enable him to examine cosmic rays, meteors and the radio waves from the deepest reaches of the universe.
Working closely with Sheffield engineer H. C. Husband construction got underway in 1952. It was largely completed five years later and the various stages of operation began.
And it has been at the forefront of scientific research ever since.
Internet firms including Facebook, Twitter and Google have reiterated their commitment to removing terrorist content.Read the full story ›
NHS Trusts that run hospitals in Southport, Ormskirk, Chorley and Preston have cancelled or postponed surgery scheduled for today.Read the full story ›
It is among the most iconic of locations. San Francisco's landmarks make fitting backdrops for blockbusters.Read the full story ›
There are plans to make a multi million pound Film and TV hub in Liverpool. Part of the proposal includes the acquisition of the former Littlewoods building on Edge Lane, one of the most famous structures in the city.
Sir John Moores, and his brother Cecil were the owners of Littlewoods which was the country’s wealthiest family owned business empire, covering department chain stores, catalogue shopping, and football pools. The building was constructed during 1938 in an art deco style, it was used to used to process the betting slips from the Football Pools.
Liverpool City council is hoping the new media hub will contribute to regeneration, job creation and promote further investment.
Police forces across the North West are supporting Safer Internet Day - a campaign to raise awareness of the potential dangers online.Read the full story ›
Children as young as ten have been victims of so-called 'revenge porn' in the North West.
Exclusive figures obtained by Granada Reports show that since a new law came into effect in 2015, there have been 500 incidents reported to police of people sharing intimate pictures online.
Shockingly, in Greater Manchester alone eight of these children were under the age of thirteen. A further 150 across the region were in their teens.
A former police officer is so worried about the problem of internet safety he has launched a new app to help protect children under thirteen when they are on social media.
Our political correspondent Joe Pike has this exclusive report: