Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson has blocked plans for a £5 million aerial zip wire in the city. Councillors had previously backed Zip World's proposals for a 400m (1,300ft) line running from St John's Beacon to Liverpool Central Library.
Liverpool John Moores University has been confirmed as the education partner at the much-anticipated Littlewoods Film and TV Studios. The deal will see LJMU co-located alongside Twickenham Studios and providing a direct link between academia and industry in what will be the largest of this type of facility in the UK.
A Wirral man has been jailed for nearly 29 years for the murder of his mother in Woolton, Merseyside. 64-year-old Janice Child was found dead at a house on Kings Drive on Friday 6 March.