Nearly 100 families in hardship will enjoy Christmas treats thanks to a mystery benefactor.
Steven Boyle says he was tricked by his partner in crime into being involved in a shooting.
Daniel Renshaw had drunk "copious amounts" before killing his father while he slept on a sofa.
Liverpool are drawn against German giants Bayern Munich in the Champions League last 16, while Manchester United face Paris St-Germain.
Tranmere's FA Cup third-round tie with Tottenham rewards fans who stuck through "dark times", says boss Micky Mellon.
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