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  1. Liverpool elects first black woman mayor

    Joanne Anderson

    Labour's Joanne Anderson has become the first black woman to run a major UK city after winning the mayoralty of Liverpool.

    She succeeds Joe Anderson, who is subject of an ongoing police investigation. The city council was also subject of a highly critical report and some services will be run by government appointed commissioners.

    Ms Anderson says she is "wholeheartedly determined to put our city on a restorative path after a difficult year".

  2. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M62 Merseyside eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 Merseyside eastbound severe accident, from J7 for A57 Warrington Road to J8 for A5281 Burtonwood Road Warrington West.

    M62 Merseyside - One lane closed on M62 eastbound from J7, A57 (Rainhill Stoops) to J8, A5281 (Warrington West), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  3. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M62 Merseyside eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 Merseyside eastbound severe accident, after J7 for A57 Warrington Road.

    M62 Merseyside - Two lanes closed and queues on M62 eastbound after J7, A57 (Rainhill Stoops), because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time