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Watch: Peterloo Massacre recreated by renowned artist

The Peterloo Massacre of 1819 in Manchester was one of the most defining moments of social reform in British history.

Now - ahead of next year's 200th anniversary of the atrocity where 18 people died and around 700 men, women and childrenreceived horrendous injuries - renowned artist and photographer Red Saunders, is to recreate it in three photo tableaus.


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Surprise! The Little Girl Giant makes an unscheduled return to Liverpool

Watch as the Little Girl Giant is reunited with Xolo The Dog and meets The Man Giant on the streets of Merseyside in the Royal De Luxe spectacular.


The Giants enchant the crowds in Liverpool

The Giant Spectacular is making its way through Merseyside for the third instalment of the trilogy, Liverpool's Dream.

The Man Giant, Little Boy Giant and Xolo The Dog have all been walking the streets of the city today.

Here's what the crowds have been saying about what they have seen so far.

Little Boy Giant is on the move in Liverpool

The Little Boy Giant has just woken up in Liverpool and is on the move. He's been sleeping overnight in St Georges Hall.

Today marks the start of a three day adventure, the last for these mechanical giants, they will retire on Sunday.

We will be following them throughout their journey on both sides of the Mersey. Follow us on Facebook and Twitterto see all the action live as it happens.

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