Part of the country's biggest-ever warship will float down the River Mersey this afternoon.
Five blocks of the new aircraft carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth have been built at the Cammell Laird ship yard in Birkenhead.
They will be moved on a massive barge to Scotland, where they will be pieced together.Project manager John Drummond is pleased the first phase of the two year project has been completed on time.
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Generally cloudy and breezy but mainly dry and mild
A frost free night but fairly cloudy start to Friday. A brighter afternoon, especially in the south, but with winds strengthening.
A boy from Manchester was excluded from taking part in World Book Day for dressing at Fifty Shades of Grey character.