Our correspondent Andy Bonner has been getting hands-on with a "smart house" at the Museum of Liverpool.
The house is crammed with gadgets to make life easier, and this remote is Andy's favourite. It can control everything in the building.
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A man who murdered a 15-year-old schoolgirl whose body has still not been found will be sentenced today.
Your northwest pollen forecast for the next few days
Continuing cloudy with outbreaks of rain overnight. Showery and cool Tuesday. A little better by midweek