A man will be sentenced later for murdering his wife and two children at their home in Liverpool.
Sami Salem, 30, suffocated his wife Arena then drowned their seven-year-old daughter Shadia and son Rami, aged four.
Police officers called to the scene in Toxteth, in May last year, said Salem showed no remorse. A jury rejected his claim of diminished responsibility.
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Amir Khan comes face to face with his next opponent later, for the final time before they meet in the ring.
The Bolton boxer is taking on Canadian Phil Lo Greco at the Echo Arena on Saturday. Both fighters will take part in a news conference this afternoon.
City leaders in Liverpool are to borrow £185m to fix potholed and poor quality roads. The council say loans will be taken out "over 25 years at low interest rates" to "radically improve" the city's road network.
Mayor Joe Anderson said funding cutbacks through the government's austerity programme were the trigger for the move. He says he is "concerned about the safety of road users."
The father of Alfie Evans has met the Pope and begged him to save his son. Tom Evans flew to the Vatican for an audience with the head of the Catholic Church.
After their meeting, the Pope led crowds in silent prayer for Alfie. The little boy's parents want him to be moved to a hospital in Rome, after losing their latest appeal for his treatment to continue at Alder Hey.
Doctors there say continuing treatment is inhumane and futile.
Andy Bonner has the details.
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Alfie Evans' dad Tom has met the Pope in the Vatican asking him to help keep his son alive.
The Supreme Court is currently considering a 2nd application by his family to appeal the decision to withdraw Alfie's life support.
Alfie's parents want to remove their son from Alder Hey hospital and take him to the Bambino Gesú hospital in Rome.