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Merseyside DOES want another vote on Brexit deal

Merseyside DOES want another vote on Brexit deal

The majority of people in Merseyside would like a second vote on the final Brexit deal, according to a major new survey. After Theresa May plunged the process of exiting the European Union into more chaos by scrapping the crucial vote on her deal...

20 min. ago in Regional North West
 
Why the 30th Hillsborough anniversary service will be held behind closed doors

Why the 30th Hillsborough anniversary service will be held behind closed doors

Changes have been made to the annual Hillsborough anniversary service and it will now be held behind closed doors. The service was previously held at one of the city's two cathedrals but in April will be held in private for the families only. On the...

20 min. ago in Regional North West
 

Watch alleged escape route of assassin who murdered Paul Massey

This video shows the alleged escape route of the assassin who mowed down Paul Massey in a hail of bullets. Massey, 55, was murdered by a submachine gun-wielding killer outside his Manchester Road, Salford home on July 26, 2015. Three years later, his...

today, 19:52 in Regional North West
 
Man accused of trying to kill police officer with an axe

Man accused of trying to kill police officer with an axe

A man brandishing an axe threatened to kill a police officer and a toddler, screaming: "I'll cut your baby's f***ing head off", a jury was told. Prosecutors say Stuart Whittaker stormed into a house on Turret Road, Wallasey, at 11.30pm on...

today, 19:20 in Regional North West
 
Inside Merseyside's most X-rated Christmas party: Festive fetish where ANYTHING goes

Inside Merseyside's most X-rated Christmas party: Festive fetish where ANYTHING goes

Merseyside's secret swingers' club which offers its members nights of "sexual adventure" is hosting a big Christmas party packed full of "filth on every floor". Townhouse, which hosts events with colourful titles including BDSM,...

today, 19:08 in Regional North West
 
More Wirral drug gang members taken down from within are jailed

More Wirral drug gang members taken down from within are jailed

More members of a Wirral gang who shipped massive amounts of cocaine, ecstasy, amphetamines and cannabis throughout the UK were jailed today. The five men in court formed the second tier of a well-established organised crime group which sold high...

today, 18:42 in Regional North West
 
Former Liverpool Catholic priest guilty of abusing young boys decades ago

Former Liverpool Catholic priest guilty of abusing young boys decades ago

A former Liverpool parish priest has been found guilty of a series of sickening sex attacks on young boys decades ago. Father Francis William Simpson, now 71, had been parish priest at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Kirkstone Road West,...

today, 17:16 in Regional North West
 
Robber terrorised McDonald's staff with kitchen knife during early morning attack

Robber terrorised McDonald's staff with kitchen knife during early morning attack

Staff at McDonald's were terrorised with a knife during an early morning robbery this morning. The incident happened shortly before 4am at the restaurant on Edge Lane when a man walked in armed with the large weapon. Workers inside were threatened...

today, 16:58 in Regional North West
 

One week on: mystery remains over 13-year-old Eboney Cheshire's death

The sudden death of 13-year-old Eboney Cheshire remains "unexplained" one week on. The popular teenager died after falling ill at her home, on Sandon Close, late on Sunday, December 2. Eboney was rushed to hospital at 11.40pm after police...

today, 16:08 in Regional North West
 
Burglar once described as one man crimewave locked up again

Burglar once described as one man crimewave locked up again

A prolific burglar is back behind bars after being caught laden with loot stolen from homes on Lodge Lane. At around 10.30am on November 6, police patrolling in the Lodge Lane area spotted Robert Osu, 40, a burglary suspect, entering a local shop. Osu...

today, 15:40 in Regional North West
 
Eight-year-old girl apologises to police in heartwarming letter

Eight-year-old girl apologises to police in heartwarming letter

An eight-year-old girl wrote a heartwarming letter apologising to police after running away. The apology came after the girl's actions led to her worried mum and dad to phoning the police. The eight-year-old admits feeling "really bad" for...

today, 15:28 in Regional North West
 

These are the many MAJOR city centre roadwork schemes taking places across 2019

Liverpool city centre is set to be hit by a new round of major roadworks in 2019. Although the council has suspended closures in the city over Christmas, the January will see a new wave of work start across the city. And images were released this...

today, 15:28 in Regional North West
 
Investigation launched after man's body found in water near Southport

Investigation launched after man's body found in water near Southport

Police are investigating after a man's body was found in water near Southport this morning. Merseyside Police closed off Banks Road, near the border of Southport and West Lancashire, at around 10:10am after reports that a body had been spotted. The...

today, 15:21 in Regional North West
 
One big thing that annoys travellers at Liverpool Lime Street station is about change

One big thing that annoys travellers at Liverpool Lime Street station is about change

Travellers heading in and out of Lime Street will no longer have to pay to use the station toilets as National Rail are scrapping charges. If you've ever needed to use the toilet at the station and found yourself scrabbling around for the right change...

today, 14:34 in Regional North West
 
Morrisons in Widnes evacuated over 'concerns for welfare'

Morrisons in Widnes evacuated over 'concerns for welfare'

A Widnes supermarket was evacuated this afternoon after concerns were raised for a woman's welfare. Police were called to Morrisons on Green Oaks Way at about 12.20pm. A Cheshire Constabulary spokesman said staff had evacuated the store as ‘a...

today, 14:34 in Regional North West
 


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