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Stars in their Eyes back but this time on stage

A great Saturday night favourite 'Stars in Their Eyes' is coming back. but not on television this time.

For one night only it's back as a stage show in Manchester, on June 2 to raise money for the charity Prevent Breast Cancer.

Matthew Kelly and one of the show's winners Robert Lamberti tell us more.


Alfie's dad meets the Pope to appeal for help

Tom Evans meets the Pope at the Vatican

Alfie Evans' dad Tom has met the Pope in the Vatican asking him to help keep his son alive.

The Supreme Court is currently considering a 2nd application by his family to appeal the decision to withdraw Alfie's life support.

Tom Evans meets the Pope at the Vatican
Alfie with his parents Tom Evans and Kate James

Alfie's parents want to remove their son from Alder Hey hospital and take him to the Bambino Gesú hospital in Rome.

Angler slashed across the chest in Liverpool

Credit: Google Earth

A 20-year-old man was slashed across the chest while fishing in Anfield, police said.

Officers said the victim was with two other men when they were approached by one man armed with a machete and another holding an axe.

Emergency services were called to Stanley Park, Walton Lane, at about 10.10pm and the victim taken to hospital where he is in a stable condition.

Officers from Merseyside Police are carrying out CCTV and forensic enquiries.


Police to give update on death of a newborn found in woods

A moses basket was seen being taken to the spot where the newborn baby's body was found Credit: MEN

Detectives are expected to reveal more details about the discovery of a baby's body in Greater Manchester two weeks ago today.

The baby girl was found on fields near Peel Lane in Heywood.

The officer in charge of the investigation is expected to release more information at a news conference this morning. So far police haven't revealed how the baby died.

Residents have left teddy bears and flowers in tribute to the baby girl a makeshift shrine for the baby girl Credit: MEN

Mum urges Justice Minister to back 'Helen's Law'

Insurance clerk Helen McCourt abducted and murdered 30 years ago Credit: Family picture

A mother from Merseyside will meet the Justice Secretary later to push for a new law in memory of her murdered daughter.

22 year old Helen McCourt was abducted and killed by Ian Simms in Billinge near Wigan in 1988.

Simms was convicted in one of the first murder cases ever to use DNA evidence, but the former pub landlord has never revealed where Helen's body is.

Two years ago the Parole board recommended he was moved to an open prison paving the way for his eventual release.

Killer Ian Simms who's refused to reveal where his victim's body is Credit: PA

Helen's mother Marie McCourt wants MPs to back 'Helen's Law' to prevent parole for killers who fail to reveal the location of their victims.

Marie McCourt at Westminster with MPs in 2016 Credit: ITV Granada

Conor McGinn, the MP for St Helens North, urged the Government back in 2016 to adopt 'Helen's Law', saying what her family have had to endure, not knowing where she was buried, was a 'special kind of torture'.

Accrington Stanley clinch historic promotion

Celebrations at the Wham Stadium tonight Credit: PA

Accrington Stanley have capped off an historic season after they clinched promotion to League One following their victory over Yeovil Town.

Two goals from Billy Kee secured the win for Stanley, and ensured that they would finish in the League Two automatic promotion places.

Supporters ran onto the pitch to celebrate with the players at the Wham Stadium, when the final whistle eventually came.

The promotion to League One means the Reds will be playing in the third tier of English football for the first time in their history.

Billy Kee celebrates after his goals secured promotion tonight Credit: PA

'They've called me a Judas, a parasite and a traitor to our country' - MP reveals anti-semitic abuse

Liverpool MP Luciana Berger has made an impassioned speech in the House of Commons calling on the Labour Party to urgently tackle anti-semitism.

The Labour MP for Liverpool Wavertree spoke of the daily anti-semitic abuse she receives online - being called a Judas, a parasite and a traitor.

She said her party needed to expel members who held such views, as MPs called on Jeremy Corbyn to address what they say is a growing problem.

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