Visitors at the Museum of Liverpool are getting a glimpse of the future.
A new exhibit showcases a so-called "smart-house", filled with technology to make life easier - especially for the elderly and disabled people.
Andy Bonner reports.
More top news
A new law in favour of an organ donor opt-out system is to be named after a boy from Cheshire.
The Lake District National Park says its disappointed by news that Donald Campbell's famous Bluebird is to be tested in Scotland.
Northern indie band Embrace are set to perform at a 3-day festival in Lancaster this May.