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Aldi and Waitrose food products added to listeria-risk recall

More food products have been added to the growing list of product recalls following the Listeria outbreak.

It is reported around 300 deaths are caused by Listeria infection each year.

Listeriosis is a rare but serious foodborne illness caused by the bacterium Listeria ...

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Owner of Formula 1 merchandise store jailed for tax fraud

The former owner of a Formula 1 merchandise shop in Liverpool ONE has been jailed for tax fraud.

Peter Davis, 58, ran several shops selling motor racing goods - including the Wheels of Sport store in Paradise Street, Liverpool ONE .

But he fraudulently claimed more than ...

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Who is going in Celebrity Big Brother 2018? All the rumoured contestants for this year's line up

So many celebrities have sat in the diary room over the years, it is hard to think of anyone left who hasn't been in the Celebrity Big Brother House.

But as series 22 is about to kick off this August, rumours around who could be the reality show's next victims are rife - and there are a ...

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Police confirm LIMF arrest numbers - as council hails 'zero-tolerance' approach

Liverpool City Council and Merseyside Police said last weekend's Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) in Sefton Park passed off without major incidents - despite some online rumours which suggested there had been significant police incidents.

Rumours circulated on social media of ...

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Police confirm LIMF arrest numbers - as council hails 'zero-tolerance' approach

Liverpool City Council and Merseyside Police said last weekend's Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) in Sefton Park passed off without major incidents - despite some online rumours which suggested there had been significant police incidents.

Rumours circulated on social media of ...

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Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after car mounts pavement and hits woman

A 62-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a car mounted a pavement and hit a woman.

Emergency Services were called to Aughton Street in Ormskirk at around 10.16am this morning following reports of a 'collision' between a car and a pedestrian.

Police ...

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Andy Robertson pens Virgil van Dijk chant - and Liverpool man loves it

Andy Robertson has penned a brand new chant for Virgil van Dijk - and Liverpool's record signing approves.

The Dutchman converted Robertson's excellent cross to put the Reds ahead against Dortmund on Sunday, although they would eventually lose the pre-season friendly 3-1.

Posting a ...

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Have your say on Liverpool's pre-season and summer transfer window so far - including what could happen next

It only seems like yesterday when the Champions League final ended, and yet here we are getting ready for the start of a new season for Liverpool.

The Reds have not been idle during the summer, making several signings while other players have departed the club on loan or ...

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Who is Everton transfer target Lucas Digne? Meet the Barcelona man offering Marco Silva the perfect solution

Leighton Baines soldiered on until November 26 last season.

Everton's best left-back since Ray Wilson hung up his boots, but now approaching his 34th birthday, played every minute of 20 of Everton's first 23 matches of 2017/18 before, perhaps inevitably, he succumbed to a calf injury ...

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Who is Everton transfer target Lucas Digne? Meet the Barcelona man offering Marco Silva the perfect solution

Leighton Baines soldiered on until November 26 last season.

Everton's best left-back since Ray Wilson hung up his boots, but now approaching his 34th birthday, played every minute of 20 of Everton's first 23 matches of 2017/18 before, perhaps inevitably, he succumbed to a calf injury ...

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The World Cup hangover cure Liverpool have found - and the headache it has given Jurgen Klopp

The World Cup might now be all but a memory but the fact some Liverpool players didn't have an intense summer on the international pitch could be having a positive effect on their performance.

Last night Liverpool took on Borussia Dortmund - losing 3-1 in the pre-season International ...

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Yob who broke girlfriend's nose in front of her two-year-old daughter walks free from court

A yob who broke his girlfriend's nose in front of her two-year-old daughter was today spared jail.

Owen Fairclough went to Carly Deakin's home in Woolfall Crescent, Huyton after she accused him of cheating.

Liverpool Crown Court heard the 37-year-old banged on a window before ...

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CONFIRMED: Nearly fifty green belt sites WILL be opened to developer as Peel admits it could build 11,000 fewer homes than hoped at Wirral Waters

Wirral Council has opened almost fifty of the borough's green belt sites up to development - as Peel Group Holdings revealed it could build nearly 11,000 fewer homes than first pledged at its Wirral Waters site. Residents are being urged to come forward and share their views on Wirral's ...

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ECHO Comment: Oh Channel 4, what the hell have you done?

Channel 4 is NOT coming to Liverpool?! Surely this is some kind of terrible mistake... by Channel 4 .

The depressing news came in a tweet from Mayor Joe Anderson in which he said he was “sad to be told a big problem was Liverpool not being connected transport-wise”.

He has ...

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ECHO Comment: Oh Channel 4, what the hell have you done?

Channel 4 is NOT coming to Liverpool?! Surely this is some kind of terrible mistake... by Channel 4 .

The depressing news came in a tweet from Mayor Joe Anderson in which he said he was “sad to be told a big problem was Liverpool not being connected transport-wise”.

He has ...

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Boots launches massive summer clearance sale with savings on Yankee Candles and Soap and Glory

Boots has become the latest retailer to launch its summer clearance, with shoppers now able to get their hands on designer products from £2.

The retailer's clearance is always highly anticipated, with news lines added regularly, however given the demand shoppers do need to be quick ...

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Missing pensioner Jack Platt is found safe and well

Police have confirmed missing Rainhill pensioner Jack Platt was found safe and well this afternoon.

The 88-year-old, who has dementia, was last seen at 8am on Saturday at his supported accommodation in Reeve Court Village on Stratton Drive.

His family launched an appeal on Facebook ...

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Tributes to popular teacher 'Mr Davo' who touched the lives of generations of Kirkby kids

A much-loved teacher who touched the lives of generations of children in Kirkby has died - prompting an outpouring of love and happy memories from his former pupils.

Robert Davies, known to many of his students as 'Mr Davo' or 'Mr Tuck Shop', taught Maths at All Saint Catholic High ...

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Tributes to popular teacher 'Mr Davo' who touched the lives of generations of Kirkby kids

A much-loved teacher who touched the lives of generations of children in Kirkby has died - prompting an outpouring of love and happy memories from his former pupils.

Robert Davies, known to many of his students as 'Mr Davo' or 'Mr Tuck Shop', taught Maths at All Saint Catholic High ...

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48 bar and club pictures from across Liverpool city centre at the weekend

With universities broken up and people in the summer mood, there has never been a better time to go and enjoy a night out in Liverpool.

Locals and visitors flocked to nightclubs this weekend to enjoy a night out and let their hair down.

There may have been no World Cup results to ...

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Knife crime up to highest level in 10 years on Merseyside

Knife crime in Merseyside is at its highest level in 10 years, with more than 900 serious incidents reported last year.

Latest crime data from the Office of National Statistics reveals Merseyside Police recorded 945 serious crimes involving knives during the last financial year. ...

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