Pedestrians in Merseyside and Lancashire are at greater risk of being killed than in other places in the country, according to figures.
An off-duty police officer jumped to the rescue of a two-year-old girl who was choking on her tongue at the side of a road in Merseyside.
One of the tourists killed in the balloon crash in Egypt, which left a total of 19 people dead, was originally from Wallasey in Merseyside.
Police in Merseyside have arrested a 17-year-old male in connection with a shooting in Stockbridge Village yesterday.
The 17-year-old, who is from West Derby, was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. The arrest was conducted after the execution of a warrant.
The teenager remains in police custody.
Police in Merseyside will be crushing seized scrambler bikes today.
It's part of a crackdown targeting people riding off-road bikes illegally on Merseyside.
Workers at Jaguar Land Rover have been advised to accept a two-year pay rise which could be worth up to 9.8%.
Unite union officials voted to recommend the deal for workers at Halewood on Merseyside. It will now go to a vote of the workforce and, if agreed, would start on November 1.
– Roger Maddison, Unite
"The Unite shop stewards voted overwhelmingly in favour of the package which had been hammered out during tough negotiations with JLR's management.
"We have a great workforce at JLR producing a very successful range of excellent vehicles and it is only right that our members share in the nearly #3 billion profit made by JLR over the last two years.
"The British car industry is undergoing a renaissance at present. The constructive working together by employers and the trade unions has been a major factor in this revitalisation of the automotive sector."
Jack Straw has met Hillsborough families to apologise for failing to expose the cover up surrounding the disaster.
An inquiry launched by Mr Straw 15 years ago missed evidence which was revealed by the Hillsborough Independent Panel 3 weeks ago.