Ten weeks of free art events and exhibitions start today as part of Liverpool's Biennial. Work by 242 artists is on display in 27 locations across the city.
An exhibtion to showcase some of the UK's best contemporary art has opened at the Walker Art Gallery, which has been decorated with two hundred colourful pigeons.
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A number of people have been injured after a building collapsed in a suspected gas explosion in Wirral
Thirty-four people have been taken to hospital and two buildings have collapsed in an explosion thought to have been caused by a gas leak.
Dry, fine and sunny this weekend across the NW. Maybe a touch more cloud around and slightly breezier on Mothering Sunday than on Saturday