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Rape accused police officer 'was committed paedophile'

Officer Ian Naude joined the police in order to exploit vulnerable young girls, a court hears. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Mischief Night anti-social behaviour hits towns and cities

Anti-social behaviour has caused damage on the night of pranks traditional held before Halloween. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Emma Clarke: FA backs call to honour first British black female player

The Football Association backs a call to honour Emma Clarke, Britain's first black female footballer, with a blue plaque. Source: BBC News Merseyside

County Championship and One-Day Cup changes agreed for 2020 season

The County Championship will see three teams promoted and one relegated next year to create a 10-team top tier from 2020. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Couple held after Merseyside toddler found wandering in street

The 18-month-old boy was spotted by a member of the public and a man and woman were arrested. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Tranmere out of EFL Trophy after loss

Cheltenham Town comfortably beat Arsenal U21s 6-2 in the Checkatrade Trophy while Chelsea U21, Man City U21 and Oldham win. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Sculpture inspired by war poet Wilfred Owen to be unveiled

The statue is to be unveiled on the anniversary of the poet's death, one week before the Armistice. Source: BBC News Merseyside

James Roby: England hooker hopes for GB Lions return in 2019 after shoulder surgery

England's James Roby wants a 2019 international return, after missing the 2018 New Zealand Test series due to surgery. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Wayne Rooney: DC United striker talks life in the USA, Everton and Mourinho

Wayne Rooney tells Football Focus about how he is finding life in the USA following his summer move from Everton. Source: BBC News Merseyside

The fires that foretold Grenfell Tower

The five fires over five decades that could have saved the lives of the residents of Grenfell Tower. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Husband to fight fatal Crosby crash charge decision

David Johnson wants a judicial review to challenge a decision not to bring charges over his wife's death. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Designs for £30m Isle of Man ferry terminal revealed

The terminal is scheduled to open in Liverpool in late 2020 if planning permission is granted. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Wetherspoon needle that hurt toddler was 'for diabetics'

Two-year-old Oscar Bate found the needle under a table at The Glass House in St Helens on 21 October. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Sri Lanka v England: Jos Buttler likely to replace Jonny Bairstow, says Joe Root

England captain Joe Root says Jos Buttler is likely to keep wicket against Sri Lanka if Jonny Bairstow is ruled out. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Thai cave boys watch Man United win

The boys, members of a youth football team, had been trapped in a cave in Thailand for two weeks. Source: BBC News Merseyside

Everton Ladies v West Ham United Women

Live coverage of Sunday's Women's Super League game between Everton Ladies and West Ham United Women. Source: BBC News Merseyside