The mother of the children killed in the fire held back tears as charges were put to Dyson Allen that he killed Reece, Ella Holly and Jordan in the fire. He will stand trial in June.
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Very cold & icy into Sunday morning across the NW. Snow expected at height over the Pennines, Cumbria and the Lake District -warnings issued
Cold, breezy with wintry showers in places. Snow and ice warnings issued - snow for Cumbria, the Lake District and the Pennines
Merseyside Police will be stepping up their campaign against knife crime this weekend as part of a national week of action.