Police executed search warrants across Scotland, Cheshire and North Wales as part of a major investigation.Read the full story ›
Mainly dry, warm with some sunshine into Sunday. Winds strengthening during MondayRead the full story ›
Warm for October. Ex-Hurricane Ophelia is likely to bring strong winds and big waves Monday into TuesdayRead the full story ›
A warm weekend. Rain at times in the north on Saturday, but clearing overnight. Mostly dry Sunday.Read the full story ›
After 5 year old Callum had a mini stroke his family were keen to raise awareness of the condition and funds for the Stroke Association.Read the full story ›
The new Mersey Gateway bridge is set to open to traffic this weekend. The £600 million toll bridge has taken three and a half years to build.
Vehicles will finally be able to use the six-lane crossing between Runcorn and Widnes just after midnight tonight.
There'll be a firework display over the bridge this evening at 8.30pm to mark the opening.
The project covers more than 9km of road improvements across Halton, including the bridge and a series of major new junctions running through Runcorn and Widnes.
A young man with cerebral palsy is taking on this weekend's Manchester Half Marathon. Patrick Barden, who's 24, is hoping to complete five miles today and Saturday. He expects to do the final three miles on race day crossing the finishing line with thousands of others.
Police in Merseyside have released a woman who was arrested in connection with the murder of 17-year-old James Meadows.
A force spokesperson said:
We can confirm that an 29-year-old woman arrested on suspicion of murder by detectives investigating the murder of James Meadows in Huyton has been released on police bail this evening pending further enquiries.
James was shot in the head while riding pillion on a motorbike on Sunday. He died of his injuries on Monday.
The government's promising extra money to tackle homelessness. The Prime Minister made the announcement following a meeting with the Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham. Teresa May said £3.8m pounds was being allocated to help the homeless in the area, and that she wanted thousands of new homes built.
Winds staying strong but temps on the rise as we head into the weekend.Read the full story ›