HMP Kennet in Merseyside which is one of the most overcrowded in the country will close next year.Read the full story ›
Coronation Street's gearing up for one its biggest plotlines this year - with a rather gruesome discovery under the Platt's house.
There'll be plenty twists in the tale, and favourite characters say they've loved the challenge. TIna O'Brien's character Sara Louise Platt is right at the heart of this huge storyline.
Some iconic figures could be about to make a comeback to the streets of Liverpool.
The City Council have announced plans for the return of the Giants to the city.
Its hoped the puppets will form part of tenth anniversary celebrations for Liverpool as the Capital of Culture in 2018.
The full programme of cultural events will be confirmed in the Autumn.
10,000 children a year could be at ‘terrible risk’ because they receive no active police response when they go missingRead the full story ›
With under a month to go until the EU referendum, campaigning is really hotting up in the North West. There's been a flurry of visits by senior political figures. Ed Miliband for Remain, and UKIP's Nigel Farage in Lancashire being the latest. Our political correspondent Daniel Hewitt was invited on board to hear what they had to say.
The gang of armed robbers who targeted 22 banks and post offices across the North West have been jailed for a total of 83 yearsRead the full story ›
It's been quite a week on Britain's Got Talent - from magicians to dancing stormtroopers, the semi-finals have not disappointed.
They continue this evening - nine more acts will battle it out for a place in the final this weekend, taking them even closer to the 25O-thousand-pound prize and the chance to perform at the Royal Variety Show.
Among the hopefuls are two from the North West. Danny Beard - a Merseyside drag artist - and the young singing sensation Beau Dermott from Widnes in Cheshire.
A plus sized pooch has been put on a doggy diet after arriving at Dogs Trust Merseyside weighing almost twice as much as he should.Read the full story ›
All change tomorrowRead the full story ›