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Aniko Lakatos: urgent appeal to trace missing woman

Have you seen Aniko Lakatos? Credit: Merseyside Police

Police say they are "urgently appealing for information" to help trace a missing 44-year-old woman from Liverpool.

Aniko Lakatos is from the Walton area and was last seen in Muriel Street at around 5.30pm on Tuesday 19 June.

Officers say her family are increasingly worried about Aniko and "extensive enquiries" are ongoing to find her.

Description

  • 5ft 4in tall

  • slim build

  • an olive complexion

  • last seen wearing a lightweight black jacket with red flowers on, a black top, black trousers and black shoes

  • known to frequent the Anfield area

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A robotic welcome to Liverpool for Prince William

The Duke of Cambridge is used to shaking hands, but perhaps none quite like this....

Prince William was greeted with a robotic hand made by a 3D printer during a visit to the International Business Festival at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

The Duke of Cambridge shakes hands with a robotic hand made by a 3D printer. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA

The Prince also got the chance to have a look around a driverless pod.

Man shot in legs in Liverpool

Stanley Road in Kirkdale. Credit: Google Earth

Police are investigating after a man was shot in the legs and a gun fired at a betting shop in Liverpool.

Officers were called to reports of gunfire in Stanley Road in Kirkdale last night.

A 20 year old man is in hospital with non life-threatening injuries.

A cordon is in place and enquiries ongoing.

Any information, no matter how small will be investigated.

I want to reassure our communities that the use of firearms will not be tolerated on the streets of Merseyside and we are committed to finding the people who are responsible and bringing them to justice.

– Detective Inspector Paul Speight

Police appeal to find 14 year old boy

We are appealing for help in tracing a 14 year-old boy who is missing.

Anthony White, who is from the Liverpool area, was last seen around the area of East Prescot Road at 11.30pm last night. He is known to frequent the Breck Road area of Liverpool.

Anthony White

Merseyside Police is appealing for anyone who has seen Anthony or knows of his whereabouts to DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact Missing People on 116 000.

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Suspended Lakes Line could run temporary West Coast Railways service 'from today'

Campaigners hope that train services will be able to resume on the suspended Lakes Line in Cumbria today.

Northern Rail temporarily closed the line, which runs to and from Preston, Lancaster, Oxenholme and Windermere. It is running a replacement bus service until July 2nd.

However local MP and former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron says a trial run of a temporary service by West Coast Railways was a success over the weekend, and "the ball is firmly in the Department for Transport's court" about whether a shuttle service from Oxenholme to Windermere could start from today.

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New railway station opens on Merseyside

Maghull North. Credit: ITV News

Merseyside's newest railway station in 20 years has opened to commuters this morning.

Maghull North is on the Ormskirk branch of the Northern Line of Merseyrail.

Rail bosses say the £13m station complex will help with the extra passengers generated by nearby housing developments.

"This is about is providing increased transport links for people.

"Maghull North is ideally placed to get people into and out of Liverpool, and there's good transport links there."

– Wayne Menzies, Head of Rail, Merseytravel
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