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Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime
A crackdown on knife crime has been launched

Knife crime campaign launched to drive home safety message

Crime
Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
Police chiefs should be given the power to fire officers

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat

Post office thief stole thousands

News
Picture posed by model

Child neglect cases probed by the dozen

News
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

Whats on
One for the, er, road

Plane drunk: Ryanair wants two-drink limit for passengers

Transport

Steep climb in number of air passengers arrested for drunken behavior

Transport

Parking mad - Bungling council slammed for only resurfacing middle of residential street to save money

Offbeat

Police issue appeal for 'threats to kill' man

Crime
A crackdown on knife crime has been launched

Knife crime campaign launched to drive home safety message

Crime
Charlie Alliston crashed into 44-year-old Kim Briggs as she crossed Old Street, east London, in February last year

Cyclist convicted of 'furious driving' over pedestrian's death

Crime
Post office thief Rosie Houghton

Post office thief stole thousands

News

24% of parents have moved home to be in school catchment area

Education
GCSE results day is almost here

GCSE Result Day 2017: A survival guide

Education
Cowley International College A-level students jumping for joy

Success for St Helens A-level students

Education
Exam results can be a source of stress for many students

Support offered for young people worried about exam results

Education
There has been a sharp rise in the number of counselling sessions for 16-18-year-olds

Exam worries lead to increasing numbers of young people looking for help

Education

Police bosses should be able to fire officers with inadequate IT skills

Business
Motorists are being advised to avoid travelling during peak periods

Nearly seven million adults planning UK bank holiday weekend break

Offbeat
The Better Bus Area project has led to several road improvements in St Helens, including the  upgrade of adjacent traffic signals at Lea Green Railway Station at the adjacent junction with the A569 Marshalls Cross Road

Boost for bus users in St Helens

News
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat

Seven-year-old asks Jeremy Corbyn: "When will you be Prime Minister?"

North West
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment
Cameras have already been given to 17,500 officers

Armed police to wear head cameras

Politics
Conservative MEP Sajjad Karim

Tory MEP: Britain's 'ridiculous Brexit mess'

Opinion

Bin collection complaints upheld by watchdog up 12% on last year

Offbeat
Opponents of the technique claim it will harm the environment, but supporters say it is a beneficial source of energy

UK is 55 million years too late for fracking to work, says expert

Offbeat
HMS Queen Elizabeth

The UK's newest aircraft carrier arrives in Portsmouth

Environment
The swan, recovered from the lake off Gerards Lane, is now recovering at an RSPCA hospital

Petrol-soaked swan rescued from lake by RSPCA officers

Environment

Vaccination warning for new students after surge in meningitis cases

Health
One study found the average skin cancer risk from sunbeds can be more than double that of spending the same length of time in the Mediterranean midday summer sun.

Sunbeds turn one in five into ‘tanning addicts’

Health
The company is preparing for additional trials in the US and will continue to defend the product's safety.

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay woman in talcum powder cancer claim case

Health
Developments in CT scanning and research have allowed a digital post-mortem to be performed without the need for the traditional invasive procedure.

Digital autopsy service launches in Lancashire

Health
We find out about the overhaul in 999 systems

Revamped 999 system aims to reach seriously ill patients even faster

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