A murder inquiry has been launched after a man died almost a week after he was shot while sitting in his car outside his Liverpool home.
Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been disqualified from driving.
Rochdale Council staff who failed to protect youngsters from a child sex ring have been identified and could be sacked.
Merseyside Police have confirmed that a body has been recovered from the water in Albert Dock this afternoon.At this stage the body has not been formally identified.
Liverpool footballers have been delivering some Christmas cheer at Alder Hey children's hospital.
Steven Gerrard and Luis Suarez were among the first team squad giving out presents to young supporters on the children's ward.
Manager Brendan Rodgers also joined them as they made their annual visit to the hospital.
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A report revealing GP surgeries that put patients health at risk includes two from our region.
One in Rochdale where there was no equipment - such as oxygen available - and one in Sale where staff hadn't been checked for criminal records.
Rob Smith reports.
McBusted the supergroup formed by the joining of McFly and Busted have announced they're coming to Manchester's Phones 4U Arena in May as part of their 2014 tour.
Lynda Brislin, chief executive of North West Air Ambulance Charity says:
“On the advice of our aircraft supplier, all three North West Air Ambulance craft, along with all other air ambulances using the same aircraft in the UK, have been temporarily suspended from service.
We are in continual dialogue with our provider as to when the service will be resumed and are hoping to be operational again as soon as possible.
While the matter is investigated, our paramedics and clinical staff are deployed in rapid response road vehicles within the region continuing their vital work saving lives.
“We are unable to provide further information regarding the nature of the suspension at this time as tests are currently ongoing, but we will keep everyone informed as and when details become available.
At this time there is no link to any other incidents and this is a precautionary action.
“NWAS will continue to work with other aircraft fleets, including Yorkshire and Great North Air Ambulances together with Air Sea Rescue and Coastguard, and will deploy the most appropriate service available.
Our focus, as ever, remains to increase patient chances of survival through rapid response and treatment.”