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Fire service: Three people rescued from Liverpool dock

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service have rescued three people after an amphibious tour bus sank in Liverpool's Albert Dock.

Three people have been rescued by firefighters from the water.

We have had assistance from a number of agencies on scene. We worked with police, ambulance and coastguard, and the RAF to account for everyone onboard. The initial responding firefighters from Toxteth and City Centre community fire stations carried out the rescues. There was no-one trapped from the sinking vessel.All persons have now been accounted for.

– Chief Fire Officer Dan Stephens
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Happy Birthday Tate Liverpool !

It's happy birthday today to Liverpool's Tate gallery.

It's exactly 25 years since the attraction opened its doors at the newly regenerated Albert Dock.

The gallery is celebrating with a display which reflects on the past quarter- century and looks forward towards the future.

Tate Liverpool celebrates a quarter century today. Credit: Peter Byrne/PA Archive