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Mum's Enterprise Roadshow comes to Manchester

Around 3,000 parents gathered in Manchester today for the Mum's Enterprise show.

The conference is the first of its kind in the North West and hopes to show mums ways they can return to work, whether it be working more flexibly or starting their own business.

For more information visit: Mum's Enterprise

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Couple from IoM pay tribute to TT biker via The Killers cover with a twist

Juan and Jo Callister recorded the cover of the famous song by The Killers in memory of Dan Kneen Credit: Jonathan Woodward, Facebook

A couple from the Isle of Man have paid tribute to a Manx TT rider who passed away last month via a cover song by The Killers.

Juan and Jo Callister recorded their own version of 'Human' by the American rock band, replacing some of the lyrics to commemorate 30-year-old Dan Kneen.

Hundreds of people took part in a memorial lap on Saturday morning to pay tribute to the popular rider.

Jonathan Woodward shared the version via Facebook.

Bit of a long story this but years ago on a night out during TT with Dan, Human by the Killers was playing, and some lads who had been at the NW200 that year with him starting substituting 'Dancer' for 'Dan Kneen' while singing along to the song. Ever since then, every time we hear Human on the radio we have sung 'Dan Kneen' instead of 'Dancer' and the lyrics developed from there. Juan Callister and Jo Callister generously said they'd record it, and here is the product of that. Our little tribute to a top lad.

– Jonathan Woodward, Facebook

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Children's Hospital launches MRI scanner appeal

Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital Charity has launched a £4million Appeal to build a new intra-operative MRI (iMRI) scanning suite that will revolutionise brain surgery at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.

An iMRI scanning suite is an operating theatre with an integrated MRI scanner which will give surgeons a real-time view of the brain whilst the child is still on the operating table. This facility will make imaging the brain during operations a seamless procedure, helping to achieve the best possible outcomes for critically ill young patients with neurological conditions.

Every year, thousands of children and young people from across the region come to Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for specialist neurological treatment, many of which will require complex brain surgery for a range of debilitating and life threating conditions including brain tumours, traumatic brain injuries, problems with the central nervous system and epilepsy.

Aniko Lakatos: urgent appeal to trace missing woman

Have you seen Aniko Lakatos? Credit: Merseyside Police

Police say they are "urgently appealing for information" to help trace a missing 44-year-old woman from Liverpool.

Aniko Lakatos is from the Walton area and was last seen in Muriel Street at around 5.30pm on Tuesday 19 June.

Officers say her family are increasingly worried about Aniko and "extensive enquiries" are ongoing to find her.

Description

  • 5ft 4in tall

  • slim build

  • an olive complexion

  • last seen wearing a lightweight black jacket with red flowers on, a black top, black trousers and black shoes

  • known to frequent the Anfield area

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A robotic welcome to Liverpool for Prince William

The Duke of Cambridge is used to shaking hands, but perhaps none quite like this....

Prince William was greeted with a robotic hand made by a 3D printer during a visit to the International Business Festival at the Exhibition Centre Liverpool.

The Duke of Cambridge shakes hands with a robotic hand made by a 3D printer. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA

The Prince also got the chance to have a look around a driverless pod.

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