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  1. Are we in for a record-breaking Bank Holiday weekend? uk

    The changeable weather of the last week or so is being pushed northwards as an area of high pressure moves in from the southwest. ...

    The changeable weather of the last week or so is being pushed northwards as an area of high pressure moves in from the southwest. This is bringing a good deal of fine and dry weather for many for the rest of the week and the weekend. Saturday and Sunday will be dry and warm with sunny spells...

    04/05/2018
  2. Missing 88 year old man could be in Southport uk

    Police are appealing for help in tracing an 88 year-old man who is missing from home in Wirral. Kenneth Baxter, who is from ...

    Police are appealing for help in tracing an 88 year-old man who is missing from home in Wirral. Kenneth Baxter, who is from the Moreton area, was last seen on Tuesday 1st May but is believed to have been at his home on Wednesday. He is described as white, 5ft 4in tall, of proportionate...

    04/05/2018
  3. Merseyside Police thank fans following last night's Liverpool match in Rome uk

    Merseyside Police has issued a statement thanking fans following last night's Liverpool match in Rome: Chief Superintendent ...

    Merseyside Police has issued a statement thanking fans following last night's Liverpool match in Rome: Chief Superintendent Dave Charnock said: “I would like to commend the Liverpool fans for their exceptional behaviour during last night’s match in Rome. “It was all very good natured and...

    03/05/2018
  4. Women offered NHS breast screening after missed invitations uk

    Up to 309,000 women aged between 70 and 79 will be offered the opportunity for a catch-up NHS breast screening test this year. ...

    Up to 309,000 women aged between 70 and 79 will be offered the opportunity for a catch-up NHS breast screening test this year. The decision follows analysis by Public Health England (PHE) dating back to 2009, which found that a number of invitations for a final test had not been sent out to...

    03/05/2018
  5. Have you seen absconded prisoner Paul Anthony Wharton? uk

    Wharton, 31, was last seen at HMP Kirkham on the evening of Monday April 23rd and has not been seen since. Wharton was ...

    Wharton, 31, was last seen at HMP Kirkham on the evening of Monday April 23rd and has not been seen since. Wharton was sentenced to five years for burglary in 2016 at Chester Crown Court. He has links to Liverpool, particularly the West Derby area. Wharton is 5ft 7ins, slightly built, with...

    01/05/2018
  6. Review - Avengers Infinity War uk

    Plot: The Avengers and their allies must battle a powerful being that is set to destroy half of all live in the universe. Well, ...

    Plot: The Avengers and their allies must battle a powerful being that is set to destroy half of all live in the universe. Well, here we are. Ten years in the making for one of the biggest selling movie franchises of all-time. 2008 saw the start of possibly the biggest project the film...

    01/05/2018
  7. Missing from home Jack Bowes uk

    Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old boy from the Knowsley area. Jack Bowes was last ...

    Police are appealing for information to help trace a missing 15-year-old boy from the Knowsley area. Jack Bowes was last seen at around 4pm on Friday, 20 April in Kirkby and extensive enquiries are ongoing to locate him. He is described as white, of slim build, with light brown hair, a...

    01/05/2018
  8. Multi-million fund to boost children's early language skills uk

    Families to receive extra support to help with children's early language and communication skills at home. New support to ...

    Families to receive extra support to help with children's early language and communication skills at home. New support to help parents improve their children’s early language and literacy skills at home before they start school have been announced today (30 April) by Education Secretary...

    30/04/2018
  9. Merseyside Police statement following death of Alfie Evans uk

    Merseyside Police statement following death of Alfie Evans. Merseyside Police would like to pass on our sincere thoughts and ...

    Merseyside Police statement following death of Alfie Evans. Merseyside Police would like to pass on our sincere thoughts and condolences to Tom, Kate and their families for their very sad loss following the death of their son Alfie Evans . We also pass on our thoughts to those at the hospital...

    29/04/2018
  10. Alfie Evans has died uk

    Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old toddler at the centre of a High Court legal battle, has died, nearly a week after his life support ...

    Alfie Evans, the 23-month-old toddler at the centre of a High Court legal battle, has died, nearly a week after his life support was withdrawn. The boy from Merseyside, who had a degenerative brain condition, died at 02:30 BST, his father Tom Evans said. On Facebook he wrote: "My gladiator...

    28/04/2018
  11. Plans to strengthen NHS cyber security announced uk

    A new multi-million pound Microsoft package will ensure NHS systems have the most up-to-date software with the latest security ...

    A new multi-million pound Microsoft package will ensure NHS systems have the most up-to-date software with the latest security settings. The deal with Microsoft will ensure all health and care organisations are using the latest Windows 10 software with up-to-date security settings to help...

    28/04/2018
  12. More support for non-parental carers uk

    Support for children who may otherwise be in local authority care is to be extended in Universal Credit and Child Tax Credit. ...

    Support for children who may otherwise be in local authority care is to be extended in Universal Credit and Child Tax Credit. Secretary of State Esther McVey has announced to Parliament today (27 April 2018) that support for children who may otherwise be in local authority care is to be extended...

    27/04/2018
  13. A new option for men with enlarged prostate uk

    Men suffering with symptoms from an enlarged prostate could be offered a new type of nonsurgical treatment thanks to changes in ...

    Men suffering with symptoms from an enlarged prostate could be offered a new type of nonsurgical treatment thanks to changes in NICE guidance. A new option for men with enlarged prostate NICE – the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence – has updated its guidance for using...

    26/04/2018
  14. Liverpool International Horse Show returns to Echo Arena uk

    The Liverpool International Horse Show will be back after the heartbreak of the New Years Eve car park fire. This years show ...

    The Liverpool International Horse Show will be back after the heartbreak of the New Year’s Eve car park fire. This year’s show will be the fabulous finale to the Liverpool 2018 celebrations. Tickets go on sale today for the Liverpool International Horse Show 2018, which will be staged for...

    26/04/2018
  15. SSE, Npower merger warrants further scrutiny uk

    The CMA has found that the merger of SSE Retail and Npower could lead to higher prices for some billpayers, following its initial ...

    The CMA has found that the merger of SSE Retail and Npower could lead to higher prices for some billpayers, following its initial investigation. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has been assessing whether SSE Retail and Npower’s proposal to create a new energy company for domestic...

    26/04/2018
  16. Police statement regarding social media posts about baby Alfie Evans uk

    Merseyside Police issued the following statement following reports of social media posts being made in relation to Alder Hey ...

    Merseyside Police issued the following statement following reports of social media posts being made in relation to Alder Hey Hospital and the ongoing situation with Alfie Evans: Chief Inspector Chris Gibson said: “Merseyside Police has been made aware of a number of social media posts which have...

    25/04/2018
  17. Minutes silence to mark Manchester Attack one year ago uk

    A minutes silence will be held on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at 2:30pm in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all others ...

    A minute’s silence will be held on Tuesday 22nd May 2018 at 2:30pm in remembrance of those who lost their lives and all others that were affected by the Manchester Concert Attack, one year ago. The silence will be marked at UK government buildings and other organisations may follow suit.

    25/04/2018
  18. New taskforce to take action against violent crime uk

    Home Secretary announces membership of new cross-party taskforce to take action against violent crime. Home Secretary, Amber ...

    Home Secretary announces membership of new cross-party taskforce to take action against violent crime. Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, today announced a coalition of government ministers, cross-party MPs, police leaders, local government and the voluntary sector will make up the Serious Violence...

    25/04/2018
  19. Teenager, 15, missing uk

    Have you seen Brittany Williams? We are appealing for information after she went missing from Preston Monday, April 23. ...

    Have you seen Brittany Williams? We are appealing for information after she went missing from Preston Monday, April 23. Brittany was last seen around 2.30pm at Preston Train Station (pictured) and is believed to have walked on Fishergate towards the city centre. She is described as white, 5ft...

    24/04/2018
  20. Royal baby - it's a boy uk

    Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz. The Duke of ...

    Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Cambridge was safely delivered of a son at 1101hrs. The baby weighs 8lbs 7oz. The Duke of Cambridge was present for the birth. Her Royal Highness and her child are both doing well. A notice has been placed on the forecourt of Buckingham Palace following...

    23/04/2018
  21. MPs to debate new legislation to bring long-term empty homes back into use uk

    Measures to equip councils with powers to bring thousands of long-term empty homes back into use will be debated in Parliament. ...

    Measures to equip councils with powers to bring thousands of long-term empty homes back into use will be debated in Parliament. Measures to equip councils with powers to bring thousands of long-term empty homes back into use will be debated in Parliament today (23 April 2018). The new...

    23/04/2018
  22. New support to help children living with alcohol-dependent parents uk

    The measures will give children living with alcoholic parents fast access to support and advice. New plans announced today by ...

    The measures will give children living with alcoholic parents fast access to support and advice. New plans announced today by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt will help identify at-risk children more quickly, and provide them with rapid access to support and advice. The package of...

    23/04/2018
  23. Officers searching for a missing woman have recovered a body uk

    Officers searching for a missing pensioner in the Wirral have discovered a body. The body was found shortly before 10.45am ...

    Officers searching for a missing pensioner in the Wirral have discovered a body. The body was found shortly before 10.45am on, Saturday 21 April 2018, near to Sealand Army Rifle range not far from Shotwick lake. Formal identification has not yet taken place, although the body is believed...

    23/04/2018
  24. FIFA World Cup 2018 Ticket Alert uk

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June 15th July 2018. The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to ...

    The 2018 FIFA World Cup will take place from 14th June – 15th July 2018. The worldwide demand for match tickets is expected to be significant. Action Fraud have been alerted to several websites which are offering World Cup Tickets for sale, some at highly inflated prices. A FIFA spokesperson said:...

    23/04/2018
  25. LJLA sees passenger growth during first quarter of 2018 uk

    Growth in passenger numbers continued at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) during March as passenger numbers rose by 7% ...

    Growth in passenger numbers continued at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) during March as passenger numbers rose by 7% compared to March 2017. Over 390,000 passengers travelled through the Airport last month contributing to a first quarter increase in business of over 4% compared to last...

    22/04/2018
  26. Merseyside Police statement ahead of Liverpool v Roma match uk

    The city of Liverpool is looking forward to welcoming AS Roma fans on Tuesday, 24 April, for the first leg of the Champions League ...

    The city of Liverpool is looking forward to welcoming AS Roma fans on Tuesday, 24 April, for the first leg of the Champions League semi-final at Anfield. Merseyside Police is working together with Liverpool and AS Roma, as well as other partner agencies in the city, to ensure that fans of...

    22/04/2018
  27. Crackdown on touts using robots to rip off real fans uk

    New law will see touts using automated software to bulk buy tickets for resale on secondary ticketing sites at inflated prices ...

    New law will see touts using automated software to bulk buy tickets for resale on secondary ticketing sites at inflated prices face an unlimited fine. A new law to ban ticket touts from using ‘bots’ to dodge security measures and snap up more tickets than allowed by event organisers will this...

    22/04/2018
  28. Government hits target of 2,500 new prison officers 7 months ahead of schedule uk

    The government has passed its target to recruit an additional 2,500 prison officers by the end of 2018. The government has ...

    The government has passed its target to recruit an additional 2,500 prison officers by the end of 2018. The government has passed its target to recruit an additional 2,500 prison officers by the end of 2018 7 months ahead of schedule, the Justice Secretary revealed today (22 April 2018). ...

    22/04/2018
  29. Resistant gonorrhoea case demonstrates importance of safe sex uk

    A UK case of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with high-level resistance to azithromycin and resistance to ceftriaxone has been acquired ...

    A UK case of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with high-level resistance to azithromycin and resistance to ceftriaxone has been acquired abroad. Latest update Public Health England (PHE) has been investigating a UK case of Neisseria gonorrhoeae acquired in South East Asia which had high-level...

    20/04/2018
  30. Warm and humid marathon weekend ahead uk

    As thousands prepare for the London marathon on Sunday, the weather could play a leading role. After a warm week in which we ...

    As thousands prepare for the London marathon on Sunday, the weather could play a leading role. After a warm week in which we saw the hottest April day since 1949 with 29.1°C recorded at St James’s Park in London, the warm conditions are forecast to stretch into the weekend, albeit at not quite...

    20/04/2018
  31. Icon launch date announced uk

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach has today announced the official opening date of its hotly anticipated new rollercoaster ICON, as ...

    Blackpool Pleasure Beach has today announced the official opening date of its hotly anticipated new rollercoaster – ICON, as Friday 25th May. Since work on the new £16.25m rollercoaster commenced in December 2016, rollercoaster fans worldwide have been clamouring for news of when they’ll be...

    20/04/2018
  32. BTP policing operation ahead of the Royal Wedding uk

    Just one month until the Royal Wedding in Windsor. And with more than 100,000 people expected to travel to the big event on ...

    Just one month until the Royal Wedding in Windsor. And with more than 100,000 people expected to travel to the big event on 19 May, British Transport Police officers are gearing up to help them get there safely. We’ll have officers – both highly visible and covert – across the network,...

    20/04/2018
  33. Public warned not to approach wanted man uk

    Police continue to ask the public for their help in tracing a man in his 20s who is wanted on recall to prison and on suspicion of ...

    Police continue to ask the public for their help in tracing a man in his 20s who is wanted on recall to prison and on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. Craig Lewis Ford, 25-year-old man who is from the Liverpool area is described as white, 5ft 5in...

    19/04/2018
  34. Foreign Secretary announces 9m to save our oceans uk

    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson commits £9 million to protect the marine environment and drive economic development in ...

    Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson commits £9 million to protect the marine environment and drive economic development in Commonwealth small island states. Britain will use its position as a leading maritime nation to help Commonwealth Small Island Developing states (SIDS) drive economic...

    19/04/2018
  35. Global figures show online child sexual abuse imagery up by a third uk

    New data shows 37% increase in child sexual abuse URLs. Figures released today (April 19, 2018) by the Internet Watch ...

    New data shows 37% increase in child sexual abuse URLs. Figures released today (April 19, 2018) by the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), the charity that searches for and removes online child sexual abuse imagery, show that more of this disturbing material is being found than ever before. ...

    19/04/2018
  36. Gemalto awarded the new passport contract uk

    The new blue passport will be delivered under this contract and it will be the worlds first carbon neutral passport. It will ...

    The new blue passport will be delivered under this contract and it will be the world’s first carbon neutral passport. It will include a complete redesign of the inside pages that will incorporate the latest developments in secure technologies to keep ahead of forgers and fakers. The 11.5 year...

    19/04/2018

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