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Thursday - Mild but wet & windy. Murky over hills

Wet and windy walk in Wallasey Credit: ALAN ROWLANDS

Windy with further rain, particularly over the north of the region (Cumbria and Lancashire) and heavy over the hills.

Rain pushing further south for the evening before clearing southeastwards by midnight. Mild daytime highs of 13°C

Clearer spells are then likely to develop across Cumbria into the night with a colder outlook Friday and Saturday but with more in the way of sunshine.

Mother of Warrington teen jailed for joint enterprise murder welcomes review

The case of one of the gang serving life for murdering Garry Newlove in Warrington is to be re-examined to see if he has grounds to appeal.

Jordan Cunliffe was 15 when he was found guilty under the legal principle of "joint enterprise."

The decision by the Criminal Cases Review Commission to look at the case, comes on the same day as calls to review the law that helped convict him.

Matt O'Donoghue, has this exclusive report.

Vicar from Cheshire makes history as first female bishop

A vicar from Cheshire has created history today.

The Reverend Libby Lane has been named as the first woman Church of England bishop.

Mrs Lane was unveiled in Stockport only a month after Anglican leaders voted to put an end to years of wrangling over the issue.

Ashley Derricott reports.

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Warrington teen's joint enterprise conviction for murder to be re-examined

The mother of a teenager who was jailed for the joint enterprise murder of Warrington man Garry Newlove has welcomed the decision that his case will be re-examined to see if he has grounds to appeal.

Jordan Cunliffe was 15 when he was found guilty under the legal principle of "joint enterprise."

Janet Cunliffe believes her son's case is a miscarriage of justice.

Warrington teenager jailed for joint enterprise murder of Garry Newlove is to have his case reviewed

Mother of jailed teen welcomes calls for a review of 'joint enterprise'

The mother of a teenager who was jailed for his part in the murder of Gary Newlove has welcomed calls for a review in the law that found him guilty.

Jordan Cunliffe was jailed 7 years ago for murder under the law of "joint enterprise" - even though he played no part in the beating that killed the father of three from Warrington.

Janet Cunliffe says it is time her son was freed.

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