Teenage Girls Missing After ‘Knife Attack Leaves One With Slashed Face’

The Huffington Post | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.03.2017 | UK

Police are appealing for information about two teenage girls, who have been missing for five days. Friends Lilly Jones, 17, and Morgan Pybis, 16, both...

Merseyside One Of The Worst Places For Late Cancer Diagnosis

PA | By John von Radowitz, Press Association Science Correspondent | Posted 28.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A diagnosis lottery means that cancer patients in some parts of the country have a better chance of survival than those in others, a new report claims...

Police Officer's Family Say His Death 'Made It Hard To Breathe'

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK

The family of police officer David Phillips, who was killed on duty have said losing him has made it “hard to breathe” in an emotional tribute. ...

Police Officer Mown Down By Stolen Vehicle 'Didn't Stand A Chance'

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK

A police officer mown down as he tried to stop a speeding stolen pick-up truck died from internal injuries, a post-mortem examination has found. Pc...

Murder Investigation Launched After Policeman Run Over

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 05.10.2015 | UK

The first pictures have emerged of a police officer who was run over and killed during a car chase. Police have launched a murder investigation aft...

Merseyside Man Killed After E-Cigarette Explodes Into Flames

Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK

A man has died after his e-cigarette exploded into flames and ignited oxygen equipment he is believed to have been using, fire chiefs said today. T...

LOOK: Liverpool Reveal Anfield Expansion Plans (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 25.04.2014 | UK Sport

Liverpool managing director Ian Ayre believes "ambitious" plans to revamp Anfield demonstrate the progress being made by the club. Great strides ha...

Kent Police 'Safe Exit' Scheme Claiming to Help Women in Prostitution Instead Caused Them Harm

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK
Ruth Jacobs

This was not a scheme concerned with helping a group of vulnerable women. It was a scheme concerned with gentrification. The award Safe Exit received from Police and Crime Commissioner, Ann Barnes, was for 'cleaning up the streets' and not for any help given to women leaving the sex trade.

Policing Prostitution - The Merseyside Hate Crime Model That Prioritises Protection of Sex Workers

Ruth Jacobs | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK
Ruth Jacobs

Women in the sex trade don't have the protection of the police. Often when reporting crimes against them they fear being charged with something related to prostitution, not being believed, being blamed, losing their standing in the community, losing custody of their children.

Two Arrested Over Taxi Driver Shooting

PA | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK

Two men have been arrested after a taxi driver was shot amid a dispute between two groups of men at a petrol station. Police believe the 61-year-ol...

Taxi Driver Seriously Injured After Being Shot During Row At Merseyside Petrol Station

Huffington Post/PA | Posted 20.10.2013 | UK

A taxi driver was recovering in hospital today after being shot at a Merseyside petrol station in the early hours of Saturday. Police believe the 6...

Benefit Cuts 'Targeting Most Deprived Areas'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2013 | UK Politics

The government's welfare reforms will see as much as £850 taken away from individual residents in some of the most deprived areas of the country, Lab...

Beans Means Diversions

PA | Posted 03.04.2013 | UK

A lorry carrying tins of baked beans has crashed and shed its load across a motorway. Drivers in Merseyside were being urged to steer clear of the ...

Man Dies After City Centre Dock Rescue

PA | Posted 26.02.2013 | UK

A man has died and another is recovering in hospital after they were pulled from the waters of a city centre dock. The pair, aged 56 and 28, were r...

Wife Of Urban Splash Property Developer Found Dead In Car

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.01.2013 | UK

The wife of a prominent businessman has been found dead in a car. Nicole Falkingham, whose husband Jonathan Falkingham is the chief executive of pr...

'Gang Warfare' Behind Merseyside Shooting That Put Four Teenagers In Hospital

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Four teenagers injured in a shooting may be the victims of gang warfare, police said tonight. Three 17-year-olds and a 15-year-old were injured in ...

Police Probe As Four Teenagers Hospitalised After Merseyside Shooting

PA | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Four teenagers are recovering in hospital after being shot in the same incident in Merseyside late last night. Three 17-year-olds and a 15-year-old...

OAP Badly Burned In Candles Horror

PA | Posted 07.07.2012 | UK

A pensioner suffered serious burns when candles on a birthday cake set light to her clothes at a hairdressing salon. The woman, who is believed to ...

Labour Leader Becomes Liverpool's First Elected Mayor

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Politics

Labour's Joe Anderson has become Liverpool's first elected mayor. The councillor, who has until now been leader of Liverpool City Council, won the ...

Teenage Girl Dies After Being Hit By A Car In Merseyside

PA | Posted 21.06.2012 | UK

A teenage girl has died after being struck by a car in the early hours of Sunday morning, police said. The 17-year-old, who has not been named, was...

Labour Candidate Apologies For Wishing Prince Philip Dead

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.06.2012 | UK Politics

A Labour candidate in the local elections has apologised for sending a tweet about the death of the Duke of Edinburgh. Janette Williamson, who is s...

Hillsborough Disaster Blamed On 'Drunk Fans' Leaked Files Reveal

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.03.2012 | UK Politics

Margaret Thatcher was told that a Merseyside Police officer blamed "drunken Liverpool fans" for the 1989 Hillsborough disaster, according to leaked fi...

Merseyside Man In Court Over Fatal Stabbing Of Motorist

PA | Posted 29.01.2012 | UK

A man will appear in court on Monday charged over the fatal stabbing of a motorist in broad daylight. Steven Branscombe, 42, of Boswell Street, Bir...

Footballing Legends Pay Respects To Gary Ablett

PA | Posted 17.01.2012 | UK

Premier League managers Kenny Dalglish and David Moyes joined more than 1,000 people at the funeral of former Liverpool and Everton defender Gary Able...

Lodger Appears In Court Over Southport Double Murder

PA | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

A lodger has appeared in court charged with the murders of his landlady and her mother. The strangled bodies of Angela Holgate, 54, and 75-year-old...