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Liverpool is being invaded by swarms of diseased ladybirds. Large clusters of the bugs have been spotted in homes across Merseyside as the insects bed down for winter. While they may look cute, the foreign invaders - which have black wings instead of red
Here in Liverpool fashion has always been taken very seriously. Now an illustrator has created a set of t-shirts that perfectly show off the scouse sense of humour. Sean Ryan, 31, said he launched his new business ‘Scouse Clobber’ over the summer “for a
Plans for a new high street in Anfield won a “resoundingly positive” response from local residents, Liverpool council says. The scheme is part of the £260m regeneration scheme for the area around Anfield stadium that is being carried in the wake of Liver
An investigation into the bitter row within the Riverside branch of Labour should ignore a “dodgy dossier” detailing claims of anti-Semitism and entryism according to a prominent local party member. Audrey White - who has previously led calls for Riversi
Britain’s most shameless father and son are currently awaiting sentence after admitting ransacking twelve local churches. Gregory Hawkshaw, 45 of no fixed address but formerly of Bank Street North in Southport, and his son Danny Hawkshaw, 23, of Sandbroo
An ambitious scheme to regenerate Birkenhead town centre is being put on hold by Wirral Council . Council leader Phil Davies unveiled plans at the start of the year to make Birkenhead “the most attractive postcode for companies wanting to invest in the N
A man says he has captured a large and aggressive Asian hornet... in Whiston . Dad-of-three Billy Rockett said initially he thought the insect was a giant wasp. But when he researched the insect online, he became convinced that what he had captured was i
Beloved Coronation Street icon Jean Alexander was laid to rest at a private funeral today. Jean, who was known to millions of fans Weatherfield cleaning lady Hilda Ogden, died earlier this month just three days after her 90th birthday. The service was a
Police and bomb disposal experts were sent to a Knowsley business park today to reports of a suspected mortar shell. The shell was uncovered on a building site at Prescot Business Park, Sinclair Way at 2.25pm today. A cordon was put in place while the ob
A dad and lad burglary team have admitted a crime spree targeting 12 Merseyside and West Lancashire churches. Notorious thieves Gregory Hawkshaw, and his son Danny Hawkshaw, broke into places of worship across the Southport , Scarisbrick and Ainsdale are
A man slashed a teenager with a machete after a gang of youths broke his girlfriend’s car wing mirror. James Ellison said he took the Colombian sawback machete outside to protect his partner when she confronted the group. But the 25-year-old lashed out a
A fertility centre in Liverpool is appealing for local donors as their sperm bank is running dry. Liverpool’s Hewitt Fertility Centre has helped bring 250 babies into the world in the last five years but is now suffering from a critical shortage of donor
A Wirral rail enthusiast who called time on his clock collection will be able to go on a train trip of a lifetime after they were sold for £26,000. The six mahogany 18th century long case timepieces were collected over a decade by Mike Woods, from Brombo
We all have a few bad habits that can be irritating to our partners, and vice versa. But usually they're just that - bad habits. If your partner starts doing more than just nitpicking at your behaviour, thanks to a change in the law last year, it could b
Tributes have been paid to “much-loved family man” who died after suffering a heart attack at the wheel soon after celebrating his 65th birthday. Thomas Fowler, a keen Liverpool supporter, passed away at the scene of the accident - at the junction of Que
- 09:24 Expiry date for cash earmarked for new Castle Way crossing in Carlisle
- 09:24 Police visit nail bars, car washes and takeaways in anti-slavery week
- 09:24 Unsafe railway bridge needs to be demolished, says Network Rail
- 09:24 The Bay Gateway: Exclusive preview of the new road
- 09:24 Attack victim Ben is out of coma and talking to family
- 09:23 Wales Rally GB in Chester: Everything you need to know
- 09:23 Smail Ayad charged in Australia with second British backpacker murder
- 09:23 Chris Tarrant: Since I had a stroke I've been taking a lot more...
- 09:22 Historic Warwick sites recognised as being ‘at risk’
- 09:21 Junior Football: Free-scoring Gartcairn keep Junior Cup dream alive
- 09:20 Nissan announcement is ‘fantastic’, say suppliers
- 09:20 Mental health services must improve at 127 NHS groups, figures show
- 09:19 Care home near Market Drayton is told to improve standards
- 09:18 Liverpool had to steal Trent Alexander-Arnold away from...
- 09:18 Guards hurt in robbery at bank
- 09:17 National Sperm Bank in Birmingham forced to stop recruiting new donors
- 09:16 Local history: Buried alive? Past Calderdale funeral customs
- 09:15 Imitation gun pointed at woman
- 09:14 Tamim Iqbal and Mominul Haque leave Bangladesh in control at lunch
- 09:14 AUDIO: Heartbreaking 999 call from terrified elderly woman...
- 09:14 IAG cuts 2016 forecast on sterling weakness
- 09:14 Flight of financial activity from UK likely in 'hard Brexit' -...
- 09:14 Daryl Powell commits future to Castleford
- 09:14 British Cycling asked to explain TUEs at select committee hearing
- 09:14 Chelsea ace receives surprise praise from Premier League captain:...
- 09:14 Premier League referees: Which official does your side win the most...
- 09:13 Lots of laughs as Laura Lexx plays city comedy festival
- 09:12 Park protected by charitable status
- 09:12 Suspect casually stops at drive thru during high-speed police chase
- 09:11 Andrew proves there is life after redundancy and is nominated for...