Three Liverpool conmen who sold bogus adverts to small businesses and then sued non-payers are jailed for a £4.5m fraud.
A police inspector at Hillsborough was "convinced" that opening exit gates to allow fans in was the "right course of action", a jury hears.
A major incident is declared at Arrowe Park Hospital in Wirral after a power cut led to the cancellation of operations.
The Liverpool to Manchester rail line is one of twelve routes across the north of England to be prioritised for electrification in a new report.
A senior Morrisons employee from Liverpool, charged with abusing his position to fraudulently disclose personal employee data at the supermarket chain, is to stand trial on 13 July.
Nine people are arrested for drug-related offences by police investigating the murder of a teenager in Liverpool.
Council tax will rise by 2% in St Helens and Halton but will be frozen in Knowsley.
A think tank says the government should invest £15bn in a Transport for London-style body for the north of England to revitalise transport links.
An academic researcher is injured in an explosion at a chemistry laboratory at the University of Liverpool.
Liverpool City Council approves £1m in cuts to its funding for 58 community-focused charity organisations.
A man is charged with murder after a dead body was found at a Liverpool property on Sunday.
A baby rhinoceros dies at Chester Zoo, little more than a month after her dramatic birth was captured on film.
Parents who overheard a judge saying victim statements made "no difference" to parole decisions say they have been "let down" again by the justice system.
Liverpool physicist on Large Hadron Collider
Liverpool writer on his new Australian drama
Luis Suarez is set to make a Liverpool return for the first time since leaving last July by appearing in a charity match.
Tony Smith becomes Super League's longest-serving head coach as he enters his seventh year in charge at Warrington.
Lancashire sign Australia pace bowler Peter Siddle as their overseas player for the new season.
Southport sign 22-year-old centre-back Tom Davies on loan from Fleetwood to help fight off relegation from the Conference.
Liverpool continue their pursuit of Champions League place with a comfortable win over strugglers Burnley.
Goals from Victor Moses and Mame Biram Diouf give Stoke victory as Everton's poor Premier League form continues.
Katarina Johnson-Thompson hopes a fearless attitude will help her win gold at the European Indoor Championships.
Tranmere fans were entitled to boo their team after they suffered a third successive loss, says Rovers chairman Mark Palios.
Team news as Wakefield Wildcats host St Helens in Friday's Super League fixture at Belle Vue (20:00 GMT).
Team news as Huddersfield Giants host Widnes Vikings in Friday's Super League fixture at the John Smith's Stadium (20:00 GMT).
Wycombe hold on to beat Tranmere, despite having Matt McClure sent off 70 seconds after coming off the bench.
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