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'Letter to Brezhnev' stars reunite in Liverpool

It was the low-budget Liverpool film that became an unlikely hit and helped create a new industry in the city.

'Letter to Brezhnev' is being re-released by the British Film Institute.

To celebrate, its stars Peter Firth, Alexandra Pigg and Margi Clarke have been reunited in the city - more than 30 years after it was first released.


Two critical after pub stabbing in St Helens

Two teenagers have been arrested after a stabbing in St Helens which left two people in a critical condition, a third person was also injured. The attack is believed to have been have happened at the rear of the Phoenix pub on Canal Street.

A significant number of road closures are in place in the area of Cineworld, Aldi and up to the Range to enable officers to forensically examine the scene.

A 17-year-old male from Rainhill and an 18-year-old man from Liverpool have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder.

A full investigation has now been launched, house to house enquiries are being carried out and CCTV opportunities are being explored.

“This was a shocking incident for the victims.

“I want to make it clear that Merseyside Police will not tolerate the use of knives on our streets and the force is absolutely committed to eradicating knife crime and alongside our partners, we will continue to educate, enforce and act on any information given to us, to make the streets safer.

“We would like to speak to anyone who saw anything suspicious in the area of Liverpool Street, Bridge Street or Canal Street at the time of the incident. Any information no matter how small could be crucial to our investigation."

– Detective Inspector Cath Haggerty
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