An investigation is underway after reports that a gun went off in Merseyside, injuring a man in his 20s.Read the full story ›
Merseyside Police are appealing for information after an assault in Bootle yesterday, Sunday 31st DecemberRead the full story ›
The men known as the Chennai Six, including two men from the North West, have now left jail in India after being held for four years on charges of weapons smuggling.
Paul Towers from Bootle and Ray Tindall from Chester were in a group accused of moving guns and ammunition while working as maritime security guards.
The Chennai Six were cleared of all charges by the Indian supreme court yesterday.
- Our correspondent Ashley Derricott has been talking to their relieved families.
Police in Merseyside have confirmed officers were in attendance on Washington Parade/Vermont Way in Bootle, yesterday following reports of an incident.
Police were called at around 12.30pm following reports the male had fallen from the fourteenth floor of a multi-storey car park
The male, who is in his 20’s, was taken to hospital with multiple injuries.
An investigation is underway and CCTV enquiries are ongoing in the local area.
Merseyside Police have issued a CCTV image of man they want to speak to after a man in his 60s was assaulted outside a Bootle pub.Read the full story ›
Loved ones of six British ex-soldiers jailed in India are taking their justice campaign to Number 10.Read the full story ›
Firefighters are continuing to tackle a huge fire at a metal scrapyard in north Liverpool.
It broke out early this morning at a recycling plant at Alexandra Dock in Bootle.
Public Health England is advising local residents to stay indoors, keep windows and doors closed.
Motorists travelling through the area are advised to keep windows closed, turn off air conditioning and keep air vents closed.
- Ashley Derricott reports from the scene:
Twelve fire engines have been at the scene at European Metal Recycling. The fire is expected to burn for several days.Read the full story ›
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has also insisted his party is unified after a "difference of opinion" over the Brexit vote.Read the full story ›
Police on Merseyside have introduced a new temporary dispersal zone in Bootle in a bid to tackle antisocial behaviour.Read the full story ›