Police say they believe that an 18 year old man who was shot in Liverpool was deliberately targeted. Detectives say they are still trying to establish a motive for the attack, which left the man critically ill in hospital. High visibility patrols have been stepped up in the area.
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There are severe delays on the M56 due to a serious accident involving multiple cars and a lorry.
A man who looked at girls under cubicles at a swimming baths in Stockport has been jailed for seven years.
Jon Paul Porter, 27, was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court after being found guilty of three rapes, an attempted rape and three assaults.