A summit has been called in Liverpool in a bid to cut the number of deaths on the road, the council and emergency services taking part.
The father of teenager who took his own life after being bullied on the internet, says parents need to be more aware of the dangers online.
A top-secret stealth drone, built by BAE Systems in Lancashire, has carried out its first successful test flights from Warton.
Campaigner William Jones, who began the petition to give Alan Turing a Royal pardon in 2011, has said he is "very happy" about today's news.
Talking about the Royal pardon, he said:
– William Jones, campaigner
"This is fantastic for Alan Turing - but this is not the end of the story for the gay, lesbian and bi-sexual people who were convicted in similar cases.
For them, the campaign continues."
John Leech, the Liberal Democrat MP for Manchester Withington has been a leading figure in the campaign to pardon Alan Turing.
The gay computer pioneer was convicted of gross indecency in 1952, when homosexual acts were illegal in the UK.
Second World War code-breaker Alan Turing has been given a posthumous royal pardon.
The mathematician from Wilmslow was convicted under homophobic laws in the 1950s.
Turing saved thousands of lives through his code breaking work in the Second World War.
Dr Turing, who died aged 41 in 1954 and is often described as the father of modern computing, has been granted a pardon under the Royal Prerogative of Mercy by the Queen following a request from Justice Secretary Chris Grayling.
For more, read: Centenary of the local inventor of the modern computer
An artist from Chershire has just published what could be the world's most realistic finger painting on his computer.
Kyle Lambert created a picture of actor/director Morgan Freeman using about quarter of a million finger strokes on his iPad.
You can see a speeded up version of how this was done by clicking on the following link:-
Hewlett-Packard plans to axe nearly 500 in its northern region - many of them in Warrington.
The firm says it's already started consultation over the proposals for 2014.
Unions and politicians have criticised the plan.
Daniel Hewitt reports:
– Hewlett Packard statement
HP remains committed to supporting the employability of its employees through a number of internal initiatives, including re-skilling, redeployment and support to obtain alternative employment as appropriate.
Technology firm Hewlett-Packard has not denied claims by the Unite union that 1,100 jobs are at risk in the UK:
Sources at Hewlett Packard not denying 1,100 jobs at risk across UK, say they're consulting on numbers
Unite union say technology giant Hewlett Packard are to axe 1100 jobs at three plants in UK, including Warrington.