Labour party executive confirms Wallasey MP Angela Eagle was subjected to homophobic abuse by activists in her constituency.Read the full story ›
A doctor from Formby has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after being found guilty of indecent assault.
63-year-old Stephen Crosby originally denied carrying out the assault against a woman in February 2000. However he was found guilty at Liverpool Crown Court yesterday.
Detective Constable Tracy O’Hara said: “The victim in this case came forward and today she has received justice. Hopefully today’s sentencing will mean she can now move on with her life.”
Fire investigators are warning people not to leave e-cigarettes on charge for long periods after one sparked a fire in a Wirral home.Read the full story ›
Ukip leadership frontrunner Steven Woolfe has announced he is to sit as an independent MEP for the North West after resigning from the party.
Mr Woolfe said he has "come to the conclusion that UKIP is ungovernable without Nigel Farage leading it and the referendum cause to unite it".
The party's former spokesman on Immigration said the UKIP is "riddled with infighting, proxy wars between rival camps and is run by an NEC that is not fit for purpose".
His resignation comes just just weeks after collapsing in the EU parliament following an altercation with a fellow MEP.
Mr Woolfe says his collapse has has a lasting effect.
An investigation into the deaths of two 11-year-olds murdered in Merseyside 36 years ago has been re-opened after new evidence emerged.
Best friends John Greenwood and Gary Miller were beaten and buried alive on a rubbish tip in Whiston in August 1980.
The mother of John Greenwood who died along with his friend Gary Miller after they were found beaten and hidden under a mattress on a rubbish tip in Whiston in 1980 has said "somebody knows" who is responsible for their deaths.
Sir David Attenborough has hailed the start of construction of a polar research ship as a "marvellous occasion".Read the full story ›
Construction of a polar research ship, which shot to fame amid calls to name the vessel Boaty McBoatface, is getting under way.Read the full story ›
Heavy thundery showers. Warmer and drier in the afternoon.Read the full story ›
A teenager has been injured in an assault in Liverpool city centre.
Police received a report of a group of men fighting at the Liverpool One Shopping Centre, close to Nando's.
A 17-year-old male was found to have suffered puncture wounds, including a serious wound to his left leg. He has been taken to hospital.