Technology giant Hewlett-Packard plans to cut more than 1,100 jobs at a number of UK sites in the new year including in Warrington.
A newborn baby is a bundle of joy. So why did someone kill a two-hour-old child? How have they kept their involvement secret for 15 years?
A mummified head said to be that of "a South Sea island chief" is to be sent back to New Zealand after more than 150 years in the UK.
Wendy Parry, whose 12-year-old son Tim was killed alongside three-year-old Johnathan Ball in the Warrington bombing, has received an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours.
A further 56 people were injured by two bombs put in litter bins the day before Mothering Sunday on March 20, 1993. No warning was given and nobody has ever been prosecuted.
Mrs Parry, who set up the Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Foundation for Peace with husband Colin, has been awarded the OBE in the year that marks the 20th anniversary of the attack.
Hewlett-Packard plans to axe nearly 500 in its northern region - many of them in Warrington.
The firm says it's already started consultation over the proposals for 2014.
Unions and politicians have criticised the plan.
Daniel Hewitt reports:
– Hewlett Packard statement
HP remains committed to supporting the employability of its employees through a number of internal initiatives, including re-skilling, redeployment and support to obtain alternative employment as appropriate.
Technology firm Hewlett-Packard has not denied claims by the Unite union that 1,100 jobs are at risk in the UK:
Sources at Hewlett Packard not denying 1,100 jobs at risk across UK, say they're consulting on numbers
Unite union say technology giant Hewlett Packard are to axe 1100 jobs at three plants in UK, including Warrington.
Bomb disposal teams were called to a petrol station in Warrington, amid fears of an explosion.
Burglars had raided the station on Chester Road, cutting a hole in the roof to reach its cash machine, sometime before 1.30am.
But when police were alerted they noticed a strong smell of petrol in the forecourt shop.
Officers ordered dozens of people living nearby to leave their homes, while the area was checked.
Residents were only allowed to return after 8.00am.
Police now insist the area is safe, and it was nothing more than a burglary.
Some of the thousands of fake goods seized by Warrington Trading Standards in their crackdown in the run up to Christmas.
A signing choir from Warrington will perform at a concert with Peter Gabriel.
The choir, made up of deaf members and those that can sign, contacted the music legend and asked if they could perform with him in front of 20,000 people at his concert in Manchester.