Category: Local News

German men held over violent brawl in Liverpool

More than 20 German men have been arrested over a violent brawl which broke out in Liverpool in which one man was critically injured. Chairs and other objects were hurled as fighting erupted on Concert…

Labour MP suspended amid harassment investigation

Labour have suspended Ivan Lewis MP amid an ongoing investigation into an allegation of sexual harassment. Earlier this month, the Bury South MP denied he had ever made non-consensual sexual comments or sexual advances towards…

Study to tackle football dementia links

An independent study has been commissioned into football’s impact on the chances of developing degenerative brain disease. The Football Association and the Professional Footballers’ Association have appointed a Scottish research team to undertake the project,…

Toddler found with serious injuries dies

A toddler found with serious injuries at a home in Birmingham has died in hospital. The 21-month-old girl was found at a house in The Green, Northfield, on Sunday afternoon, and she died at Birmingham…

Hammond denies spending more on Brexit than NHS

Philip Hammond has denied allocating more money to Brexit preparations than NHS spending in the Budget. The Chancellor has committed £3bn more to provisions for the UK’s exit from the EU, with only £2.8bn extra…

Number of weapons seized at UK ports triples

The number of firearms and other weapons seized at UK ports has trebled in a year. More than 6,300 guns and associated paraphernalia have been taken by Border Force officers in 2016/17 – a sharp…