The latest news, sport, weather and travel from across the North West on Monday 25 June.
An 11-year-old boy was taken to hospital with extensive injuries to his head and body, police say.
Meet, Kobe, Max, Niall, Jacob and Kyle - five cheeky eight-year-old friends from Widnes and all massive England fans.
Lancashire face Hampshire in the County Championship - listen to BBC local radio commentary.
Jos Buttler gives England the "best chance they have ever had" of winning the World Cup, says former captain Michael Vaughan.
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