The Red Arrows have flown with the Vulcan bomber for the final time in a show of great British aviation icons.
Jets from the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team performed a flypast with the Cold War aircraft at the Southport Air Show.
Thousands of people cheered and waved as the Red Arrows’ nine distinctive British-built Hawk aircraft made a V-shape in front of the Vulcan.
“The Vulcan played both a significant role in the Cold War and in the history of British aviation and so it's only right we pay tribute to the aircraft, and all those people connected with it, during the bomber's final flying season.
"It was a great honour to lead a formation flypast with the Vulcan, particularly as the aircraft type was once based at RAF Scampton in Lincolnshire - now home to the Red Arrows.“
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A quick-thinking amusement arcade worker's actions probably saved the life of newborn baby April, after she was abandoned in Southport.
Matt O'Donoghue reports:
Amusement arcade worker Warren Chadwick says his adrenalin ''kicked in'' when he was alerted to the discovery of a baby girl in the toilets of his workplace on Southport.
The mother of baby April has now been found and is receiving medical treatment.
Merseyside Police say the mother of a newborn baby found in Southport has been found.
She was found within the Merseyside area and is currently receiving medical treatment.
Superintendent Claire Richards, said: “I would like to thank the local community, the online community and the media for their assistance in this matter.”