A string of offensive taunts were directed at Balotelli after he put a comment on Twitter mocking Manchester United. Anti racism campaigners say it proves the English game still has work to do, to kick the problem out for good. This from our reporter Daniel Hewitt:
A campaign's being launched in Liverpool to try and reduce the amount of littered chewing gum. Last year the 'Bin in your way' campaign led to an average fall in gum litter of nearly fifty per cent.
Merseyside Police have arrested a man after a 28 year old was stabbed to death inside a house in Liverpool. Officers were called to Snowdon Lane in the Vauxhall area of the city at 4.19am on Sunday morning by ambulance crews following a report a man had sustained serious injuries.
The victim named as Stephen Bennett was taken to hospital with lacerations to his face and upper body where he later died. A short time later officers arrested a 25-year-old man on suspicion of murder. A 52-year-old man area has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
The property has been cordoned off the property for a forensic examination.
Not a bad start to the week. A little chilly on Monday morning, but with a fair amount of sunshine aroundRead the full story ›
Sunday evening's forecast for the NW with Emma Jesson.Read the full story ›
High pressure is in charge for the start of the week, a couple of fronts introducing dampness at times. Clear spells developing Sunday nightRead the full story ›
A health and safety investigation is being launched after a toddler suffered serious head injuries after falling from a hotel balcony in Liverpool.
The two year old was taken to hospital after the fall from a mezzanine balcony in the lobby at the Hilton hotel in Thomas Steers Way.
Merseyside Police say the boy remains in a "serious condition".
Sunny start to Sunday, feeling chilly. Patchy cloud further east, temperatures soon lifting. Fine afternoonRead the full story ›
This weekend we swap one area of high pressure for another, with some fronts inbetween. Improving weather through the weekend...Read the full story ›
Hundreds of people are watching the skies above Southport this weekend as the annual air show takes place.
The highlights include the Red Arrows display team and a Second World War Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.