Liverpool actor Ricky Tomlinson will address a fringe meeting of the Labour Party conference in Manchester as he campaigns to overturn a 39-year-old conviction for picketing.
The Royle Family star was one of 24 building workers put on trial in Shrewsbury in 1973.
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Wintry flurries overnight for West Lancashire, Cumbria and North Wales. Icy stretches developing by morning. Windy and feeling bitterly cold
Christie Newport says a rare illness which swells her face and body has ruined her life.
We are into the longest cold spell of winter so far. More wintry flurries and bitterly cold weather to come