Royal Navy aircraft carrier HMS Illustrious sets sail from Liverpool this afternoon for what might be the last time. “Lusty” as she is affectionately known is expected to slip at around 4pm today.
The 23,000-tonne helicopter carrier has been berthed at the Cruise Liner Terminal on Liverpool’s waterfront since Valentine’s Day.
More top news
Former officer tells inquests that with hindsight the failure to close the main tunnel leading to the pens was important
Former police officer tells inquests he could've closed a tunnel leading to crowded pens if he'd been given warning
A court has heard claims that a mounted police officer saw Liverpool fans walking over others and crawling under horses to get into stadium