Three young people have been rushed to the Royal Liverpool Hospital after taking alloy-wheel cleaner as a legal high.
A lorry driver has been charged with the murder of a motorist.
A warmer and wetter than average winter so far
Here's the first glimpse of the newest puppet to star in the Giant Spectacular. The grandmother will join the little girl and her dog in this year's event. She'll remain 'sleeping' at St George's Hall until the spectacle begins on Friday.
BROOKSIDE left our screens over ten years ago now but now some of the cast members are appearing on stage together.
Bouncers is a scouse fest, set in Liverpool and playing in the city at the Royal Court Theatre.
Our entertainment correspondent Caroline Whitmore joined the cast during their rehearsals.
Researchers at The Christie in Manchester will have access to a guided radiation therapy system which better targets tumours.
It promises to shorten treatment times, produce fewer side affects and give patients a better chance of beating the disease.
Liverpool will get its first glimpse of the newest puppet to join the Giant Spectacular today.
The Grandmother, is one of three giants taking centre stage in the World War One commemoration Memories of August 1914 event.
The statuesque 85 year old will remain asleep in St George's Hall in Liverpool until Friday.
The Grandmother giant is on public display for the first time outside of France.
The team at Tatton discovered soldiers who were keen gardeners were encouraged to write each week to the Gardener's Chronicle.
They've created their own WW1 garden to reflect soldiers memories in this centenary year.
Thousands are expected to attend the show which opens today and runs to Sunday.
Thousands of people are expected to head to Tatton Park in Cheshire for the RHS Flower Show which starts today. The show runs for five days until 27 July and once again promises some stunning show gardens.
Lancashire Police has defended its use of Tasers after the police watchdog found they had one of the highest rates in the North West.
Tasers were used 367 times last year - more than treble the figure in Merseyside.
Colin Farmer from Chorley was tasered by mistake, when police thouht his white cane was a samurai sword.
Around thirty headstones have been found discarded alongside the Manchester Ship Canal in Salford.
They were discovered on land jointly owned by property giant Peel Holdings and Salford city council.
Local MP Barbara Keeley says the headstones should have been treated with more respect
Were you at @parklifefest? Please watch Crimewatch @ 9pm on BBC1 tonight for an appeal regarding the death of Robert Hart at the festival.
The French theatre company Royal de Luxe is bringing its show 'Memories of 1914' to the city. The spectacle will take place on the streets of the city over the weekend, but it all starts tomorrow with a new Grandmother Giant going on public display.