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Schoolgirl found dead on sofa hours after complaining of stomach pain

Mum Debbie told of her heartbreak after finding her daughter unresponsive at home in Bury

Man who slashed ex's face says 'the last thing I wanted to do was resort to violence'

Ian Scott is accused of murdering Liam Humpreys after 'bickering' with former partner over £5 debt and vacuum


Missing Tenerife teenager Jay Slater's friend says 'there's something weird going on'

Lucy Mae, who was with Jay Slater on the Spanish island when he went missing, last spoke with the 19-year-old on Monday morning


Police issue statement after man dies in custody

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) has launched an independent investigation


Man who targeted woman at city centre cash machine caught on CCTV

The woman was withdrawing £100 when she was approached in the street

Driving expert shares game-changing method to open car boots much more easily

A woman known as 'Master Driver' on TikTok shared her time-saving tip to make opening car boots a lot quicker – and her followers are excited to try it for themselves


Man dies after being found in cell at police station

The Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) said it has launched an investigation into the matter


No new leads to identify parents of three children found abandoned

The three siblings, Baby Harry, Baby Roman and Baby Elsa, were found abandoned in the same area of east London


'Chaos' on the roads as taxi drivers say 'we are sick to death of it'

There have been numerous incidents of oil spills on Millers Bridge in Bootle resulting in chaos for taxi drivers and residents

Dad grabbed schoolboy, 11, by the neck in playground after seeing 'assault' on son

The dad said he "couldn't help it" after seeing his son being punched and kicked by the other boy


E.Coli outbreaks mapped after meal deal sandwiches recalled

Several product recall notices have been published by the Food Standards Agency

Austerity city: The real impact of 14 years of Conservative rule on Liverpool

Special investigation: For months we have been analysing the effect of 14 years of cuts and damaging policies on this city - the results are harrowing


Man suffers serious leg injury as 'loads of police' descend on street

The man was seen on the floor covered in a blanket

Tuesday, Jun 18


Murder suspect 'attacked with dog chain' before stabbing man to death and slashing ex

Ian Scott knifed Liam Humphreys in the heart after 'bickering' with his former partner over a vacuum cleaner and £5 debt

Boss of school at centre of BBC documentary previously sacked by police over £70k debt

Alastair Saverimutto was a Merseyside Police special constable before he was sacked from the force


Should voting in elections be made compulsory? We asked the people of Liverpool

As the registration deadline looms, we asked the people of Liverpool if voting in general elections should be compulsory.


Somali World in One City superfan says 'we're here to build bridges not walls'

Somalis here to "build bridges not walls”, and “once you get to know us we’re OK".

Investigation after outbreak of diarrhoea bug at Liverpool school

UK Health Security Agency launch action after number of cases of Giardia identified


Met Office latest forecast predicts 'much warmer' weather

Met Office weather experts say it should turn "increasingly warm"

Criminal case dropped against former police officer who allegedly visited escorts while on duty

NCA officer Simon Gaffney was charged in February 2020 with two counts of misconduct in public office after an investigation by the IOPC

Man dies in BMW crash as two others seriously injured

Two people were taken to the Royal Liverpool Hospital


Police officer 'lost vision' after laser pen shone in face

Two people were arrested following the incident


Screams of 'there's a baby back here' as three men thrown off Stagecoach bus

Merseyside Police confirmed three men were detained following the incident near the Johnny Todd pub in Kirkby but added there were no reports made to the force regarding an attempted abduction

Police investigate Wirral school at centre of BBC documentary

Police have released a statement after a Panorama documentary exposed a number of shocking incidents


Teen 19, missing in Tenerife as family and friends launch desperate appeal

Jay Slater was on holiday in Tenerife with friends but has since gone missing


Three children missing after Thorpe Park visit

The three were reported missing at about 7pm on Thursday



Man dies after crashing into parked car

The man was treated at the scene but died a short time later

Monday, Jun 17


Drunk police officer crashed car into wall then blamed made up driver called 'Tony'

The now former police officer Idris Saroke applied to have today's proceedings held in private but was unsuccessful