Polls close in Merseyside local and European elections

Voting has ended in polling stations across Merseyside and Cheshire for the local government and European elections.

Polls were held in seven councils: Halton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens, Warrington and Wirral.

All results for the local councils will be announced on Friday.

Results for the European elections will be announced late on Sunday.