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Man arrested after double stabbing in Liverpool

A man is being questioned after two people were stabbed in Liverpool.

Officers were called to reports of a disturbance on Oxford Road in Waterloo shortly before eleven o'cock last night. They found a 19 year old man with stab injuries on Back Mersey View nearby. They found a second man at a nearby house who had also been stabbed.

Both men are being treated in hospital but their injuries are not thought to be life threatening.

Detectives are questioning a 27 year old man on suspicion of assault.


Thousands take part in Alzheimer's walk

Thousands of people have taken part in a walk at Heaton Park in Manchester to support people affected by Alzheimer's Disease.

Stars of Coronation Street joined Greater Manchester's Police and Crime Commissioner Tony Lloyd for the fundraiser.

The Memory Walk is the largest of a series of similar events taking place across the UK.

Coronation Street stars took part Credit: Alzheimer's Society
Its the biggest walk of its type in the UK Credit: Alzheimer's Society
All ages took part Credit: Alzheimer's Society
The weather was perfect Credit: Theresa McMahon

Family say murdered Imam only wanted peace

Jalal Uddin Credit: GTV

The family of an Imam from Rochdale who died in an ISIS - inspired killing say they're still struggling to come to terms with his death.

Manchester Crown Court heard Mohammed Syeedy took part in a plot to kill 71 year old Jalal Uddin, because he thought he was involved in black magic.

Syeedy denied helping a friend to carry out the hammer attack in February. But he was convicted and jailed for 24 years.

A second man Mohammed Kadir is wanted for Mr Uddin's murder and is thought to have fled to Syria.

Mr Uddin's family say he was a peaceful caring man.

Mohammed Syeedy Credit: GMP

Pensions protest planned in Manchester

There'll be a protest in Manchester later by women opposed to perceived inequality in the state pension. The WASP group claim that changes to the system have left many women in financial difficulty. They say 95 thousand women in Greater Manchester alone are affected. Ann Edwards says its come as a real shock.

The equalisation of the State Pension age was announced over 20 years ago and rights a longstanding inequality. Women retiring today can still expect to receive a higher State Pension over their lifetime than any women before them, and 10 per cent more State Pension than men of their age because they will on average live longer.

– Department of Work and Pensions


World War Two soldier Ted Stanley is laid to rest in the Netherlands

A soldier from the Wirral who was killed in World War Two has finally been laid to rest 72 years after his death.

Ted Stanley died in the Battle of Arnhem, his body lay in a mass grave until years of research finally identified him.

The grave of World War Two soldier Ted Stanley Credit: ITV Granada, Paul Crone

Today at a special ceremony in the Netherlands, his family and relatives saw him finally laid to rest with his own headstone.

From Arnhem, Paul Crone reports.

Soldier killed in Battle of Arnhem to receive new headstone

Private Ted Stanley Credit: GTV

The body of a soldier from the Wirral who was killed in the Battle of Arnhem in 1944 will be reburied today after being formally identified

Private Ted Stanley of the Border Regiment will be given a named headstone at a special ceremony in the Netherlands attended by his family and relatives.

He was originally buried in a mass grave and together with five other soldiers from his regiment he will receive the new headstone at Oosterbeek near Arnhem.

Operation Market Garden was the largest airborne operation in history and was designed to shorten the Second World War. The Border Regiment was made up of men from the North West and Cumbria and suffered heavy losses in the attack.

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