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John Siddle

John Siddle

John is a senior journalist at the Post with a particular interest in crime. His tales have seen him shortlisted for both national and regional awards. John supports Southport FC where, most Saturdays, he can be found bemoaning refereeing decisions.

Shipping boss Oliver Heard

Shipping boss in £300,000 ghost captain fraud

Oliver Heard plundered money from company to fund lavish lifestyle

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The iconic silhouettes of the Battle of Britain Memorial flight including Lancaster bomber & Spitfire fighters at Southport Air Show

Battle of Britain icons wow Southport Air Show crowds

Thousands of people enjoy Saturday spectacular

Liverpool lawyer faces lifetime ban

A TOP Liverpool lawyer who represented some of Merseyside’s most notorious underworld figures today faced being struck off for life.

Liverpool solicitor tapes advising criminal how to flee justice was 'trying to impress client', court hears

A LIVERPOOL solicitor who was taped telling how he advised a wanted criminal to flee justice told a jury the remark was a "stupid" boast.

Ken Bigley

Murdered Liverpool hostage Ken Bigley’s brother: “Very high” chance we’ve found his grave

THE brother of Iraq hostage Ken Bigley believes he has found his grave – nearly nine years after he was beheaded by Islamic militants.

Ian Brady

Moors murderer Ian Brady’s time detained on Merseyside laid bare at mental health tribunal

MOORS murderer Ian Brady believes staff at the Merseyside hospital where he is detained poisoned his feeding tube with medication and deliberately moved a noisy patient near him.

Chancellor announces £35m boost for the Liverpool2 port project

CHANCELLOR George Osborne today announced a £35m grant towards the dredging the Mersey Estuary for the £300m Liverpool2 scheme.

Liverpool waterfront as seen from Seacombe

Merseyside lawyers rally against legal aid cuts that could put high street firms out of business

TWO in three high street law firms in Merseyside could close if “lifeblood” legal aid work is lost.

Merseyside Fire Brigade's fire engines

Merseyside fire chief hits back against report calling for more cuts

MERSEYSIDE’S fire chief today said the region had already been hit by cuts recommended in a new national report.

Warren Bradley arrives at Liverpool Magistrates Court.

Warren Bradley denies foul-mouthed Twitter tirade against Liverpool's Liberal Dem leader

A Twitter account appearing to belong to former Liverpool council leader Warren Bradley launched a foul mouthed tirade on Liverpool's Liberal Democrat leader.

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones gang warned - "your silence will haunt you"

AN EYEWITNESS who saw Liverpool teenager Andrew Jones murdered in an unsolved one-punch attack today warned the gang accused of shielding the killer’s identity: “Your silence will come back to haunt you”.

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