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  1. Update: Paul Stanley found safe and well uk

    Merseyside Police can confirm Paul Stanley has been found safe and well. Merseyside Police is appealing for information ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm Paul Stanley has been found safe and well. Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 53-year-old man. Paul Stanley was last seen at around 6.40am on Saturday (3 December 2016) at his home address on Needham Crescent, Prenton....

    06/12/2016
  2. Darren Bailey wanted on recall to prison uk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace 25 year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison. Darren ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace 25 year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison. Darren Bailey, of no fixed abode, was sentenced to three years and five months for drug supply in 2014. He was released on licence in July 2016. Bailey is wanted by officers...

    05/12/2016
  3. Launch of regional campaign against cash-in-transit robberies uk

    Police will join forces with officers across the North West and the security industry to launch a joint operation targeting ...

    Police will join forces with officers across the North West and the security industry to launch a joint operation targeting cash-in-transit robberies in the run-up to Christmas.

    05/12/2016
  4. X Factor 2016: Chancellor waives VAT on winners charity single uk

    The VAT on sales of the X Factor winners charity single will be donated to childrens charities. VAT on sales of the X ...

    The VAT on sales of the X Factor winner’s charity single will be donated to children’s charities. VAT on sales of the X Factor winner’s charity single will be donated to children’s charities, Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond, announced...

    05/12/2016
  5. Killer drivers to face to life sentences uk

    Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences, under plans put forward by ministers. Government acts to ...

    Dangerous drivers who kill are set to face life sentences, under plans put forward by ministers. Government acts to introduce life sentences for causing death by dangerous driving Life sentences for careless drivers who kill whilst under the influence of drink or drugs New, 3 year jail...

    04/12/2016
  6. Cold weather forecasts have prompted warnings to take care from Public Health England uk

    Cold weather alerts have been sounded today for 6 regions of England, prompting PHE to encourage people to think more about ...

    Cold weather alerts have been sounded today for 6 regions of England, prompting PHE to encourage people to think more about looking out for those at-risk. The Met Office today said that people in the North West, North East, Yorkshire and Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands and the East of...

    03/12/2016
  7. Red Arrows return to UK after historic tour uk

    The Red Arrows have returned to Britain following their historic multinational tour to the Middle East and Asia Pacific. ...

    The Red Arrows have returned to Britain following their historic multinational tour to the Middle East and Asia Pacific. A C-130 Hercules, which supported the Red...

    03/12/2016
  8. The death of Mzee Shemar Mohammed-Daley uk

    DETECTIVES investigating the circumstances leading up to the death of Mzee Shemar Mohammed-Daley in Liverpool are appealing for ...

    DETECTIVES investigating the circumstances leading up to the death of Mzee Shemar Mohammed-Daley in Liverpool are appealing for witnesses. Officers want to speak to the individuals pictured in these CCTV stills in the hope they will be able to shed some light on what happened to the...

    01/12/2016
  9. Know your rights when Christmas shopping uk

    Shoppers stuck with faulty electrical items urged to use their consumer rights. Shoppers with faulty TVs, mobile phones and ...

    Shoppers stuck with faulty electrical items urged to use their consumer rights. Shoppers with faulty TVs, mobile phones and household appliances are being refused repairs and refunds leaving them stuck with items that don’t work, says Citizens Advice. The survey carried out for Citizens...

    01/12/2016
  10. THINK! drink drive campaign targets young men digitally this Christmas uk

    Young men targeted in THINK! drink drive campaign this Christmas as they account for nearly two-thirds of fatalities. 62% ...

    Young men targeted in THINK! drink drive campaign this Christmas as they account for nearly two-thirds of fatalities. 62% of drink drivers killed on our roads are young men a fifth of young men admit to driving after having 2 or more drinks second drink doubles chances of fatal collision...

    01/12/2016
  11. CCTV released of terrifying road rage attack uk

    Police investigating a terrifying road rage attack on the motorway in Eccles, have released CCTV. At around midday on ...

    Police investigating a terrifying road rage attack on the motorway in Eccles, have released CCTV. At around midday on Wednesday 9 November 2016 police were called...

    30/11/2016
  12. Campaign after tragic death of 3 year old. uk

    Drivers who tow trailers are being urged to carry out basic safety checks following the tragic death of 3-year-old Freddie Hussey. ...

    Drivers who tow trailers are being urged to carry out basic safety checks following the tragic death of 3-year-old Freddie Hussey. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has published guidance to help drivers check that they’re towing safely and legally. The guidance includes...

    28/11/2016
  13. Cancer Research UK - Mouth cancer rates soar over 20 years uk

    A new Cancer Research UK analysis reveals that rates of mouth (oral) cancer have jumped by 68* per cent in the UK over the last 20 ...

    A new Cancer Research UK analysis reveals that rates of mouth (oral) cancer have jumped by 68* per cent in the UK over the last 20 years. The figures – released during Mouth Cancer Action Month – reveal the cancer is on the rise for men and women, young and old, climbing from eight to 13 cases...

    27/11/2016
  14. 350 extra deaths each week from heart disease uk

    350 extra deaths each week from heart disease and strokes during winter months An extra 350 people die each week from heart ...

    350 extra deaths each week from heart disease and strokes during winter months An extra 350 people die each week from heart disease and strokes between December and March across England and Wales, according to new statistics. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released new...

    26/11/2016
  15. 135,000 alcohol-related cancer deaths predicted by 2035 uk

    Alcohol will cause around 135,000 cancer deaths over the next 20 years and will cost the NHS an estimated £2 billion in ...

    Alcohol will cause around 135,000 cancer deaths over the next 20 years and will cost the NHS an estimated £2 billion in treatments, according to estimates from a new report by Sheffield University, commissioned by Cancer Research UK. The new figures, published last Friday, reveal that by...

    23/11/2016
  16. Bereaved mothers appeal to stay safe around the railway this Christmas uk

    Bereaved mothers appeal to stay safe around the railway this Christmas When 20-year-old Tommy Ramshaw went out one Friday ...

    Bereaved mother’s appeal to stay safe around the railway this Christmas When 20-year-old Tommy Ramshaw went out one Friday evening in February, he told his mum he would see her later. He never came home.

    23/11/2016
  17. 340,000 maintenance programme for M6 and A66 bridges in Cumbria uk

    A £340,000 programme of bridge improvements along sections of the M6 and A66 in Cumbria will start at the end of the month. ...

    A £340,000 programme of bridge improvements along sections of the M6 and A66 in Cumbria will start at the end of the month. Highways England is improving maintenance access to Kentigern Bridge along the A66 near Keswick as well as to 4 bridges along the M6 between junction 35 at Carnforth...

    23/11/2016
  18. Ban on pension cold calls a win for consumers, says Citizens Advice uk

    Citizens Advice has welcomed the Governments announcement that they will ban cold calls about pensions in order to help protect ...

    Citizens Advice has welcomed the Government’s announcement that they will ban cold calls about pensions in order to help protect people from being targeted by pension scammers. The charity had recommended this action as part of its work on pensions. Gillian Guy, Chief Executive of Citizens...

    23/11/2016
  19. County lines drug networks now a nation-wide issue uk

    A second report on the drug distribution model known as county lines has found that over 70% of police forces in England and Wales ...

    A second report on the drug distribution model known as county lines has found that over 70% of police forces in England and Wales are now reporting established activity within their area. County lines typically involves an urban criminal gang travelling to smaller locations to sell heroin...

    22/11/2016
  20. Environment Agency warns people to be prepared for flooding uk

    Communities in south west and parts of the north urged to be prepared for possible flooding and disruption. Communities in ...

    Communities in south west and parts of the north urged to be prepared for possible flooding and disruption. Communities in the south west and parts of the north of England are warned to be prepared for possible flooding and disruption due to heavy rain. Further rain is forecast tonight...

    21/11/2016
  21. Government awards 700k to tackle hate crime uk

    Nine community projects and 59 places of worship have been awarded Home Office funding to tackle hate crime. Home Secretary ...

    Nine community projects and 59 places of worship have been awarded Home Office funding to tackle hate crime. Home Secretary Amber Rudd has awarded more than £700,000 funding to schemes to tackle hate crime in communities and protect places of worship. Nine community projects will benefit from...

    21/11/2016
  22. New blocking powers to protect children online viewing pornography uk

    Pornographic websites that refuse to stop children accessing explicit content will be blocked under new Government plans. ...

    Pornographic websites that refuse to stop children accessing explicit content will be blocked under new Government plans. Regulator the British Board of Film Classification BBFC will be given powers to make internet service providers restrict access to pornographic sites which do not put...

    20/11/2016
  23. Funds for urgent overhaul of Buckingham Palace granted uk

    Buckingham Palace will undergo a 10 year overhaul to protect one of Britains most prestigious buildings and one of the ...

    Buckingham Palace will undergo a 10 year overhaul to protect one of Britain’s most prestigious buildings and one of the country’s most popular attractions. The government has today (18 November 2016) given the go-ahead for essential works that include replacing electrical wiring, water pipes...

    18/11/2016
  24. Jamie Leigh Hopwood missing from home uk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the publics help in tracing a 15 year-old boy who hasnt been seen since Tuesday 15th ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a 15 year-old boy who hasn’t been seen since Tuesday 15th November. Jamie Leigh Hopwood, who has been living in Blackpool, was last seen in St Helens town centre at around 12.30pm on Tuesday. He is described as white, 5ft 6in...

    18/11/2016
  25. 4m to boost tourist trails in Cumbria after floods uk

    Funding will help Lake District National Park launch 18-month project to repair and improve the county's much loved walking ...

    Funding will help Lake District National Park launch 18-month project to repair and improve the county's much loved walking routes. Cumbria’s well-trodden trails and footpaths have received a £4 million boost to repair flood damage caused by Storm Desmond last December, Floods Minister...

    18/11/2016
  26. Thousands of children to benefit from music and arts investment uk

    The government has announced more than £300 million to help young people from every background enjoy the benefits of music ...

    The government has announced more than £300 million to help young people from every background enjoy the benefits of music and the arts. A multimillion pound investment in music and arts education will help hundreds of thousands of young people from all backgrounds enjoy potentially life...

    18/11/2016
  27. ALDI recalling Chinese Chicken Curry with Egg Fried Rice uk

    ALDI recalling Chinese Chicken Curry with Egg Fried Rice due to incorrect allergen labelling. ALDI is recalling its Chinese ...

    ALDI recalling Chinese Chicken Curry with Egg Fried Rice due to incorrect allergen labelling. ALDI is recalling its Chinese Chicken Curry with egg fried rice because it contains milk which is not declared within the ingredients list. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone...

    17/11/2016
  28. EFL Board To Cease Discussions With Immediate Effect uk

    The EFL Board has today announced that they will cease discussions on the Whole Game Solution with immediate effect after the ...

    The EFL Board has today announced that they will cease discussions on the Whole Game Solution with immediate effect after the Football Association (FA) informed them they were no longer prepared to consider rescheduling FA Cup fixtures into midweek slots. The decision has been taken with...

    17/11/2016
  29. Unemployment rate falls to 11-year low uk

    The unemployment rate has dropped to an 11-year low of just 4.8% down by more than 900,000 since 2010 according to figures ...

    The unemployment rate has dropped to an 11-year low of just 4.8% – down by more than 900,000 since 2010 – according to figures out today. The Office for National Statistics has confirmed that employment continues to run at a record high rate of 74.5%, with 31.8 million people in work – an...

    16/11/2016
  30. 2016 likely to break global temperature record uk

    The Met Office says 2016 is on track to be the warmest year on record since the beginning of the instrumental record in 1850. If ...

    The Met Office says 2016 is on track to be the warmest year on record since the beginning of the instrumental record in 1850. If confirmed when the final results are compiled at the end of the year, 2016 will be the third consecutive year of exceptionally-high average surface global temperatures. ...

    15/11/2016
  31. Jury age limit to be raised to 75 in England and Wales uk

    As of the 01 December the upper age limit for jurors in England and Wales will be raised from 70 to 75. The new age ...

    As of the 01 December the upper age limit for jurors in England and Wales will be raised from 70 to 75. The new age limit, to be introduced on 1 December, will better reflect the healthy life expectancy of people in England and Wales and mean juries are more representative of the...

    13/11/2016
  32. Titan issue warning over computer scammers uk

    TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, have issued a warning to people to avoid being scammed by criminals who ...

    TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit, have issued a warning to people to avoid being scammed by criminals who pretend to be from Computer Tech companies. Officers have reported that fraudsters, often using well known company names such as Microsoft, Talk Talk or BT, have been...

    13/11/2016
  33. Pensioners more likely to take flood risks than make a U-turn uk

    Survey shows drivers aged 65 and over take more risks in flood water than any other age group. Older drivers take more ...

    Survey shows drivers aged 65 and over take more risks in flood water than any other age group. Older drivers take more risks in wet weather, according to a new survey* released as part of the Environment Agency’s flood action campaign. The survey of AA members reveals that almost half...

    12/11/2016
  34. Theme revealed for 2017 Southport Flower Show uk

    The theme has been revealed for 2017 Southport Flower Show.After this years Mediterranean theme next years will be "The Curious ...

    The theme has been revealed for 2017 Southport Flower Show.After this years Mediterranean theme next years will be "The Curious Garden" The Curious Garden Inspired by a sense of mystery, wonder and curiosity - this year, you’re invited to something very strange indeed… Southport Flower...

    09/11/2016
  35. Englands bathing waters best on record uk

    New statistics on bathing water quality reveal England's favourite swimming spots are the cleanest they've been since records ...

    New statistics on bathing water quality reveal England's favourite swimming spots are the cleanest they've been since records began. Millions of visitors to England’s stunning seaside and bathing spots will be able to enjoy swimming in cleaner water than ever before, thanks to massive...

    09/11/2016
  36. 7 in 10 NHS staff say funding squeeze puts the quality of patient care at risk uk

    7 in 10 (69%) NHS workers say that reductions in staffing and resources are putting the quality of patient care and clinical ...

    7 in 10 (69%) NHS workers say that reductions in staffing and resources are putting the quality of patient care and clinical standards at risk, according to a new TUC poll published yesterday (Monday). The YouGov/TUC poll of 500 NHS workers also reveals their view that: Services are under...

    09/11/2016

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