Live updates from Merseyside and Cheshire have finished for the day but we'll be back at 08:00 on Wednesday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel.
- Updates on Tuesday 12 January
- Merseyside Live returns at 08:00 on Wednesday
Presenter, BBC North West Tonight
On North West Tonight this evening:
- Police move in to evict anti-fracking protesters from a site near Chester
- The death of a six year-old girl from Liverpool who choked on a grape while on holiday was accidental, a coroner has ruled
- We go behind-the-scenes as Jodrell Bank takes centre stage in Star Gazing Live
Showers and winds ease overnight with clearer weather developing.Copyright: BBC
Possible sleet and hill snow as it turns colder with a frost under clear skies.
Cold again on Wednesday, with a generally dry start but bands of showers or longer spells of rain will then move in from the west.
The death of a six year-old girl who choked on a grape while on holiday in Gwynedd was accidental, a coroner has ruled.Copyright: Daily Post
Jasmine Lapsley, from Liverpool, collapsed and later died in August 2014 while her family were staying in Morfa Nefyn.
She was taken to Bangor's Ysbyty Gwynedd hospital but died.
Political reporter, Cheshire
After seven hours all protesters are now off the Frack Free Upton site.Copyright: BBC
Nine people have been arrested during the operation to remove a group of anti-fracking protesters from a test drilling site.
More than 2,000 people have signed a petition calling for closure-threatened Woodside ferry terminal to be kept open.Copyright: AP
Plans to introduce driver-only trains on the Merseyrail network will lead to redundancies and put passenger safety at risk, according to rail unions.Copyright: Other
Merseytravel is buying a new fleet of trains for Merseyrail and says it may purchase trains where drivers use cameras to check doors are safe.
John Tilley from the RMT union said strike action would be inevitable if guards were replaced.
Four young carers from Warrington are sharing their experiences in a special exhibition in the town.
Hidden is part of a nationwide tour led by the Children's Society featuring portraits by Max Alexander who has previously photographed Neil Armstrong and Nelson Mandela.
It's on at the Pyramid Arts Centre until the end of the month.
Detectives investigating an altercation in Liverpool city centre in December have issued CCTV images of three people they wish to speak to.Copyright: Merseyside Police
Seven people were arrested after an incident at Holy Corner at about 19:40 on Saturday 5 December.
Police said there was a fight between two groups of youths and one of the people arrested was taken to hospital with a suspected broken hand.Quote Message: This is a highly unusual incident for this time of the evening in the city and we are investigating why it occurred and who else was involved. from Det Insp Phil Mahon Merseyside Police
Does Rita the Rhino have a ring to it? Knowsley Safari Park wants your help to name a baby white rhino born ten days ago.Copyright: BBC
The species is endangered as the rhinos are aggressively poached but there is a successful breeding programme at the park.
You can vote for a name here tomorrow.
Nine people have been arrested during an operation to remove a group of anti-fracking protesters from a test drilling site.Copyright: BBC
Campaigners set up camp at Upton, near Chester, in April 2014 to prevent testing by energy company IGas but were served with a court order compelling them to leave.
"More than 20 dispersal notices have been issued", a force spokeswoman said.
Reporter, BBC News Online
This evening's top stories in Cheshire and Merseyside:
- Six people have been arrested during an operation to remove a group of anti-fracking protesters from a test drilling site
- Britain has held talks with India over the case of two former soldiers from the North West who have been jailed for possessing unlicensed weapons
- Junior doctors across the region have joined a national strike picketing outside hospitals over a new government contract
Britain has held talks with India over the case of two former soldiers from the North West who have been jailed for five years for possessing unlicensed weapons.Copyright: AP
Paul Towers, who was originally from Bootle, and Ray Tindall, from Chester, are among six UK citizens who were on anti-piracy patrols on a ship off the Indian coast more than two years ago.
The Labour MP for Chester - Chris Matheson brought the matter up in the Commons and the Foreign Office Minister Hugo Swire insisted he has raised the issue with the India's High Commissioner.
A woman whose colleague posted a video of her performing a sex act on him online in a "fit of revenge" only found out when her boyfriend typed her name into Google.
Two anti-fracking protesters remain on site at their camp in Upton as an eviction continues, police said.Copyright: BBC
One remains in a tunnel and another is protesting up a platform, officers added.
A 12-year-old girl from Formby has gone missing from hospital a day after being found "safe and well".Copyright: Merseyside Police
Police said Lois Elliott, who was last seen at about 10:45 yesterday at Stepping Hill Hospital in Stockport, may require urgent medical attention.
She is known to frequent the Halewood, Garston and Toxteth areas.
David Mowat, Conservative MP for Warrington South, has a son who works as a junior doctor and said his son felt "things weren’t as good as they should be” for young doctors.Copyright: PA
“If there’s one group of people in this country that we rely on and need, it’s the young doctors who are at the heart of the NHS,” Mr Mowat said.
He added that perhaps the government could look at how other countries operate similar health care systems.
There is disruption on Upper Parliament Street in Liverpool at the junction with Great George Street because of traffic light failure.