What's claimed to be the largest sculpture of a Liverbird in the world is the centrepiece of a new shopping park which opens in Liverpool later.
It's eleven metres tall and made out of Meccano, because the complex is on the site of the former tin toy makers on Binns road.
Here's Russell Hall from the Liverpool shopping park.
One of the major routes in Manchester is closed as police deal with a rooftop protest.
Officers were called to a house on Great Cheetham Street at 4 pm to reports that a 27 year old man was on the roof of a house there.
A specialist negotiator is at the scene.
The street has been closed as police deal with the man.
Police have now identified the teenager stabbed in Moston, Greater Manchester. Kyron Webb, who's 15, is currently in hospital. His injuries are said to be life threatening. A 13-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of a section 18 wounding but has now been released without charge. Detectives are continuing to appeal for the public’s help to work out exactly what happened.
The new Mersey Gateway bridge is set to open to traffic this weekend. The £600 million toll bridge has taken three and a half years to build.
Vehicles will finally be able to use the six-lane crossing between Runcorn and Widnes just after midnight tonight.
There'll be a firework display over the bridge this evening at 8.30pm to mark the opening.
The project covers more than 9km of road improvements across Halton, including the bridge and a series of major new junctions running through Runcorn and Widnes.
A young man with cerebral palsy is taking on this weekend's Manchester Half Marathon. Patrick Barden, who's 24, is hoping to complete five miles today and Saturday. He expects to do the final three miles on race day crossing the finishing line with thousands of others.
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A bereavement charity is being launched in Liverpool in memory of a young man who died through suicide.
The parents of Paul Williams say free counselling has helped them cope short-term.
Agnes and Joe Williams believe "Paul's Place" will also offer other families longer-term support with the grieving process.
Ann O'Connor reports:
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The musicians Against Homelessness campaign has spread across the country.
The idea is to raise money for Crisis, the national charity for homeless people,.
They've had support from the likes of Liam Gallagher, Cast and and some other musicians have got onboard the campaign.
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A group of young people in South Cumbria are reaching out to local school children to warn them about the dangers of predators online. They’re concerned that children in rural areas may believe they’re safer than in the city … and they’ve enlisted the help of Fixers – the campaign that gives young people a voice – to make their point.