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Thursday night saw temperatures inland here in the north west fall as low as 4.2 c. Although unseasonably chilly this didn't beat the record for late July which was set at -1c in 1965
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Liverpool's sixth annual celebration of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans community takes place this weekend.
Liverpool Pride was launched in memory of Liverpool teenager Michael Causer, who was murdered during a homophobic attack in 2008. This year's theme is Love is No Crime.
The Kendal Calling music festival is back for the 10th year.
Thousands are expected to make the trip to South Cumbria for the four day event.
Manchester's James will be among the headline acts along with DJs Mr Scruff and Dave Haslam.
Headlining on Saturday are rockers Elbow, from Bury.
The weekend will also see performances from the Kaiser Chiefs and Snoop Dogg.
A man from Liverpool has been found guilty of trying to buy deadly ricin poison from the Dark Web after being inspired by the hit US television series Breaking Bad.
An Old Bailey jury deliberated for around five and a half hours to convict software programmer Mohammed Ali, 31, of attempting to possess a chemical weapon between January 10 and February 12.
Under the username Weirdos 0000, Ali struck a deal with a supplier on the internet black market to buy 500mg of powder for 500 US dollars - enough to kill 1,400 people.
Ali was unaware that his source Psychochem was in fact an FBI agent who tipped off police in England and substituted the consignment of ricin for harmless powder.
After the father of two took delivery of a toy car with five vials hidden in the battery compartment, police swooped to arrest him at his home in Prescot Road, Liverpool.
Under ultraviolet light, Ali's face lit up showing that he had handled the package which had been specially treated with a marker substance
The family of a teenager from Colne who drowned last year want water safety to be part of the national curriculum. James Goodship died at Fullridge reservoir after becoming stranded on a raft. The Royal Life Saving Society say drowning can be prevented by teaching people survival and water rescue skills.
A unique collection of thousands of photographs and slides of Stockport need a new home.Read the full story ›
Hardly a tropical outlook, but weather conditions across the northwest are expected to settle down & warm up a little over the next few daysRead the full story ›