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Live updates as roads closed after lorry crash and oil spillage

A number of roads are closed following a lorry crash and oil spillage in Bootle.
Merseyside Police said Balliol Road East, Stanley Road, Hawthorne Road (City Bound) and Millers Bridge are currently closed. Officers said they were called to the scene at…

The eight greatest Crimewatch cases

Happy birthday, Crimewatch UK. The BBC stalwart celebrates its 40th anniversary on Friday, having aired its first ever episode on June 7 1984. The series, which reconstructs unsolved crimes in an attempt to gather information from the public, has …

i morning briefing: The Rwanda Bill passes – what happens now?

Welcome to Tuesday’s Early Edition from i.
Just after midnight, eight hours of painful parliamentary wrestling – and many months of it beforehand – finally came to an end[1]. Despite the prolonged ping ponging between the Government and Lords, only one…

Green light for Merseyrail Boxing Day services

Rail passengers in the Liverpool City Region[1] will be able to blow away the Christmas[2] cobwebs as Merseyrail[3] has announced that train services will be running on Boxing Day.
Trains will be running every day over the festive period, with the exce…

Liverpool City Region Development Update | Photos and summary

With a freeport, investment zone, internationally recognised brand, and an extensive pipeline of projects, Liverpool City Region is loaded with opportunity.
Nearly 200 property professionals attended Place North West’s Liverpool City Region Development…

The fallen GMP officers killed or who died in the line of duty

The third largest force in England and Wales, Greater Manchester Police is responsible for serving and protecting over 2.8 million people in the region.
Formed in 1974, Greater Manchester Police[1] employs 6,866 police officers and over 3,500 members o…

Bus lanes could be returning to Liverpool after decade-long …

In a bid to shift the public away from private cars, the city council signed off a draft transport plan[1] yesterday to encourage more sustainable forms of travel.
Liverpool City Council’s Local Transport Plan will be developed in partnership with the …