Live updates for Merseyside and west Cheshire have finished for the day but we'll be back from 08:00 on Monday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the region.
- Updates on Friday 15 July
Cloud increasing with the chance of rain but a mild night for many.
Former Beatles Sir Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr were in Las Vegas last night to celebrate the 10 year anniversary of Love, the Cirque du Soleil show inspired by the band's music.Copyright: Getty Images
Other guests included John Lennon's widow Yoko Ono (below), director Ron Howard, who's currently making a film about The Beatles, and the son of late Beatles producer Sir George Martin.Copyright: Getty Images
One lane is closed and traffic is slow on the A580 Islington into town in Liverpool at the B5173 St Anne Street junction because of a gas leak and emergency repairs.
Congestion tails back to the Moss Street junction.
Chief Constable of Merseyside Police, Andy Cooke, has said raised tensions in L8 "saddens me greatly" and offered his condolences to the family of Mzee Mohammed.
Mr Cooke and Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson both appealed for a Black Lives Matter march on Saturday to be a peaceful event in memory of the 18-year-old.
A post-mortem examination into his death was inconclusive, the IPCC said and further tests will have to be carried out.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of endangering the safety of an aircraft following an incident on board a flight from Liverpool, police have said.Copyright: BBC
The 30-year-old was also questioned on suspicion of acting in a disorderly manner on the Flybe flight to Belfast on Thursday.
A post-mortem examination into the death of Mzee Mohammed at Liverpool One shopping centre yesterday is 'inconclusive', say police investigators.Copyright: Liverpool Echo
The 18-year-old died in police custody after being detained by the centre's security staff. Reports said he had been seen with a knife "behaving erratically" before officers were called.
An IPCC statement said further tests will be carried out to help ascertain the cause of Mr Mohammed’s death.Quote Message: We sent investigators to the scene and have met with Mr Mohammed’s family this morning to explain our role and listen to their concerns. We will be keeping them updated throughout the investigation and we will also be talking to representatives of the local community in Toxteth." from Carl Gumsley IPCC Commissioner
Discount retailer B&M said like-for-like sales growth ground to a halt in the 13 weeks to 25 June, but saw overall revenues surge by 21.5% to £554.8m thanks to a raft of new store openings.Copyright: BBC
The Liverpool-based firm added that underlying like-for-like sales rose 1.7%, stripping out the impact of new stores on existing nearby outlets.
It opened 12 new UK stores in the quarter and five in Germany.
- Flags are being lowered to half mast on civic buildings in Liverpool, St Helens, Wirral and Warrington as a mark of respect for people who died in the Nice attack
- A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after an email was sent to the account of Wallasey MP Angela Eagle
- Council leaders across Merseyside and Halton approve almost £5m worth of funding to transform the former Littlewoods building in Liverpool into film studios
Former Marine Andy Grant from Liverpool broke the world record for the fastest 10k by a single leg amputee at Wavertree Athletics Stadium last night.
Paced by the Liverpool Harriers, he set a new time of 37:17 beating the previous record by 36 seconds.Copyright: Liverpool Harriers
The Union Jack is flying at half mast at St Helens Town Hall today as a mark of respect for the people killed in the Bastille Day attack in Nice.Copyright: St Helens Council
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Allied Bakeries says it plans to shut its Saltney distribution depot, with 53 posts at the site facing potential redundancy.
Five Merseyside men have been arrested during raids in Kirkdale that also uncovered a cannabis farm with more than 200 plants, a shotgun and cash.Copyright: PA
The searches were part of an operation to investigate a drugs ring in and around the Stanley Road area, and premises targeted included a newsagents on the corner of Stanley Road and Briar Street, plus houses on Wulstan Street.
A Warrington motorcyclist has died in a crash with a car in Birchwood.
It happened during rush hour last night on Woolston Grange Avenue between Kingsland Grange and Harpers Road.
A 30-year-old man from Leigh has been arrested on suspicion of death by dangerous driving.
The Shadow Home Secretary Andy Burnham has added his voice to calls for the new government to reaffirm its commitment to boosting the northern economy.Copyright: BBC
Mr Burnham says Theresa May's administration now needs to "honour" some of the pledges made by former Chancellor George Osborne, who said billions of pounds would be spent on infrastructure improvements in the hope of creating a so-called northern powerhouse.
A man has been arrested on suspicion of making threats to kill after an email was sent to the account of Wallasey MP Angela Eagle.
Merseyside Police say they executed a warrant in Paisley in Scotland this morning and arrested a 44-year-old.
He will be questioned by Merseyside detectives today.
BBC SportCopyright: Getty Images
Joe Allen wants his Liverpool future sorted this summer rather than wait until his contract expires at the end of next season.
There is a revised service on Arriva Trains Wales between Crewe and Chester due to engineering works.
Lord Tony Hall of Birkenhead, the BBC's Director General has received an honorary fellowship from Liverpool John Moores University this morning.
He was given the fellowship in recognition of his outstanding contribution to media and entertainment.Copyright: BBC
Footage has emerged of a 'rare and elusive' Scottish wildcat kitten that has been born at Chester Zoo.
It is the first kitten to be born at the zoo as part of a project to pull back the UK's wildcat population from the edge of extinction.
Less than 100 wildcats are left in the UK and they are Britain's rarest mammal.