The Liberal Democrats want to change the law and allow Premier League and Championship clubs to introduce safe standing at stadiums, in a move opposed by Hillsborough Families Support Group.
A St Helens pub landlady and her partner are sentenced after selling drinks from bottles of alcohol deemed unsafe for human consumption.
An outbreak of salmonella involving several Cheshire and Merseyside cases is likely to have come from a single source of eggs, according to Public Health England.
AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli is set for a medical as talks continue over a £16m move to Liverpool.
A gang, including a Merseyside man, which used a health supplements shop to make and supply drugs is jailed for more than 100 years.
A barber bans women from his newly-opened city centre salon - and says people who criticise him are "feminists and mavericks".
A family pays tribute to a 33-year-old man who was found dead at a house.
Alder Hey Children's Hospital "requires improvement" in critical care and outpatient services, but some areas are rated outstanding or good by health inspectors.
One of the last ships still afloat after the Falklands campaign heads for the scrapyard.
Liverpool teenager Erin McBride sprints her way to gold at the IPC Athletics European Championships in Swansea.
Controversial striker being replaced with another?
MP's fears over prisoner's pay
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Tranmere Rovers and Cheltenham Town.
Birmingham Bears, Hampshire, Lancashire and Surrey will chase the season's first trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday.
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is included in the Lancashire squad for the T20 Blast Finals Day on Saturday.
Glasgow City, Bristol Academy and debutants Liverpool learn their opponents in the Women's Champions League last 32.
Southport sign Northern Ireland international Johnny Gorman following the winger's release by Leyton Orient.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference game between Chester and FC Halifax Town.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference game between Southport and Altrincham.
Keeper Tim Howard says he will take a year's break from playing for the USA in order to spend more time with his family.
Paul Horton hopes for a drama-free T20 Blast Finals Day after almost missing Lancashire's quarter-final win because of a traffic jam.