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Watch: Could driverless cars be made on the Isle of Man?

The days of driverless cars are almost upon us as big manufacturers are spending a lot of money developing an idea that would have seemed impossible just a few years ago.

And now the Isle of Man may be where such cars are tested. Manx officials believe it could bring investment from across the globe onto the island.

Our correspondent Rob Smith reports.


School children's stories reach global audience through new website

For many people, it is a dream to have their stories published, but now that has become reality for pupils at a school in Greater Manchester.

Children at Holcombe Brook Primary School in Ramsbottom have been using a new website that celebrates children's writing by posting their stories online. Rachel Pritchard reports.

Famous Liverpool building could become film studios

Liverpool's famous Littlewoods building Credit: Liverpool City Council

Plans are being considered for a a new film and TV studio at Liverpool's famous Littlewoods Building. If it gets the go ahead the Littlewoods Studios would consist of a huge media hub and a new home for the Liverpool Theatre School which is currently based in Aigburth . It could mean the creation of more than a thousand jobs. The site has been empty since 2003.

“With this development we can support the film sector, attract inward investment, give a boost to the local economy, create jobs, improve skills and generally enhance the image of the city

– Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool
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