Two convicted murderers, including one who killed a girl in Blackpool, who are fighting for the right to vote while in prison.
A man has been charged by detectives investigating a murder linked to a gun and grenade attack which led to the deaths of two PCs.
Diana Lee, 54, was discovered in the garage of her house near Holmes Chapel, last month by fire crews who had been called to tackle a blaze.
Merseyside Police are investigating the deaths of two women in Knowsley Village.
Officers went to a house around midday and discovered the bodies of two women.
A 55-year-old man from Knowsley Village has been arrested in connection with the deaths and will be questioned by detectives.
The women have not been formally identified and next of kin are being sought.
The scene has been cordoned off for forensic examination by Crime Scene Investigators and house-to-house enquiries will be carried out in the area.
Detectives in Wirral have bailed a man arrested over a murder in New Brighton.
The body of Mark Reissing, 48, was found dumped in an alleyway last Tuesday at 5.50am. He had suffered multiple injuries.
A 41-year-old man, arrested on suspicion of murder, has been bailed.
A fifth person is being interviewed by police investigating the disappearance of a mother-of-three from Cheetham Hill in Manchester.
Rania Alayed, 25, was reported missing from home on Tuesday 2 July 2013.
Detectives say it is 'extremely out-of-character.'
A 34-year-old man from Gorton was arrested yesterday on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Officers are continuing to interview a 33-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and two men, aged 38 and 64, and a woman aged 55, on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Police investigating the disappearance of a Cheetham Hill mother-of-three have made a further arrest.
A 38-year-old man from Salford was last night, Friday 5 July 2013, arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender and is now being interviewed by officers.
Ranya Alayed, 25, from Cheetham Hill, was reported missing from home on Tuesday 2 July 2013.
It is extremely out-of-character for Ranya to disappear in this way and police have launched a missing from home investigation.
Ranya previously lived in the North East of England and moved to Manchester in January 2013.
Officers have also now been given more time to interview three people previously arrested in connection with the investigation.
A warrant of further detention was granted relating to a 33-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder and a 55-year-old woman and 64-year-old man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
Anyone with information about Ranya's whereabouts is asked to call police on 0161 856 3101.
The search for a missing mum-of-three from Manchester has triggered an arrest on suspicion of murder.
Ranya Alayed, 25, disappeared from home in the Cheetham Hill area of the city on Tuesday. Her family are said to be "frantic with worry."
Officers have arrested a man on suspicion of murder. Another two people have been arrested on suspicion of helping an offender.
Superintendent Vanessa Jardine says: "We cannot rule out the possibility that Ranya has come to some harm and we won't know for sure until we find her."
Police have charged two men with the murder of David James Morgan in Cumbria.
The two men have been named as 31 year old Stephen Allan Falle, and 28 year old Craig Mansell.
A woman who had been arrested in connection with David’s murder has been released on police bail.
Both men are due to appear at Furness and District Magistrates Court, this morning.
28 year old Mr Morgan died following an assault in Barrow on June 18.
Police have charged a man with the murder of a woman in Manchester.
The body of Zaneta Kindzierska, 32, was found at a house on Surbiton Road, Newton Heath last Tuesday. She had been stabbed in the chest.
Krzysztof Kindzierski, 40 and from Newton Heath, faces charges of murder and false imprisonment.
A murder investigation is underway after police were called to Dunluce Street in Liverpool early this morning. They found a man in his 30's with stab wounds. Detectives are currently questioning a 38 year old man on suspicion of murder.