A protester has reportedly chained himself to a tanker that was leaving an exploratory shale gas drilling site at Barton Moss in Salford this afternoon.
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A quiet but rather cloudy start to the week. More unsettled from later on wednesday with stronger winds and frequent showers
Crowds gather ahead of the Three Queens celebrations in Liverpool for the 175th anniversary of the Cunard shipping line.
There's a packed schedule of celebrations as the Three Queens arrive in Liverpool for the 175th anniversary of the Cunard shipping line.