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BBC News: Inmate planned escape with hostage
Sunday 26th October 2014
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BBC news for Cheshire

Boy, 6, dies after being hit by van

A six-year-old boy dies after being hit by a van in the West Derby area of Liverpool.

Hen party death lorry driver cleared

A St Helens lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.

Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published

A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.

Children held over rape of woman, 43

A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl are among 11 people arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at a flat in Liverpool.

Rubber bullets used on Everton fans

Rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used against Everton supporters in a disturbance before the club's match in Lille, French police say.

City's bus lanes to be scrapped

All but four bus lanes in Liverpool are to be scrapped after a year-long trial, the council rules.

Extra ferry sailings for TT in 2015

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IOMSPC) announces extra sailings from Liverpool and Northern Ireland during next year's TT races.

Live BBC World News

US nurse angry over Ebola quarantine

A US nurse quarantined for Ebola after working in Sierra Leone criticises her treatment, as the US's UN envoy starts a visit to West Africa.

Ukraine to vote in snap elections

Ukrainian voters will go to the polls to elect a new parliament, amid the continuing conflict with pro-Russian rebels in the east.

Botswana's ruling party wins polls

The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) wins the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer with 33 of the 57 seats.

Brazil votes in presidential run-off

Brazilians will choose between Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves in what correspondents say is the tightest presidential election for decades.

Tunisia set for historic election

Tunisia is set to hold its first election under a new constitution passed earlier this year following a 2011 uprising.

Iran woman's hanging draws protests

Iran hangs a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her, drawing protests from human rights groups and western countries.

IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq

Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.

BBC Sports News

Real Madrid 3-1 Barcelona

Real Madrid take the Clasico honours as they beat arch-rivals Barcelona in a captivating game at the Bernabeu.

England must improve - but can beat 'vulnerable' Aussies

BBC Sport pundits Jamie Peacock, Kevin Sinfield and Robbie Hunter-Paul analyse England's start to the Four Nations.

Rodgers backs striker Balotelli

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers says Mario Balotelli "is doing his best", despite the striker again failing to score.

Eubank Jr wins Saunders warm-up bout

Chris Eubank Jr outclasses Germany's Omar Siala as he prepares to take on fellow Briton Billy Joe Saunders in November.

Boy, 6, dies after being hit by van

A six-year-old boy dies after being hit by a van in the West Derby area of Liverpool.

Hen party death lorry driver cleared

A St Helens lorry driver is cleared of causing the death by dangerous driving of a woman on a hen party in West Yorkshire.

Lost Malcolm Lowry novel published

A novel by British-born author Malcolm Lowry is being published 70 years after its manuscript was thought to have been destroyed in a fire.

Children held over rape of woman, 43

A 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl are among 11 people arrested on suspicion of raping a woman at a flat in Liverpool.

Rubber bullets used on Everton fans

Rubber bullets and a stun grenade were used against Everton supporters in a disturbance before the club's match in Lille, French police say.

City's bus lanes to be scrapped

All but four bus lanes in Liverpool are to be scrapped after a year-long trial, the council rules.

Extra ferry sailings for TT in 2015

The Isle of Man Steam Packet Company (IOMSPC) announces extra sailings from Liverpool and Northern Ireland during next year's TT races.

AskTen - Ten amazing things you may not have known last week
http://askten.co.uk


1. As increasing numbers of women delay having families while they build careers, figures revealed that one in five new mothers is aged 35 or older. The statistics for 2013 showed that 51 per cent of all live births were to mothers in their 30s. The average age of first-time mothers is now at a record high of 28.3 years. Nearly two-thirds of births were to fathers aged 30 and over. Office for National Statistics

2. FTSE 100 bosses earn 120 times more than the average worker. The average total earnings were £2.4m, rising to £3.3m for chief executives. According to research from Incomes Data Services, wage growth for the overall workforce trails well behind inflation, rising by 0.6% in the three months to July compared with the same period a year earlier. The Times.

3. High property costs mean that small and medium-sized businesses, the backbone of the UK economy, are finding it increasingly difficult to make a living in London. A study puts London 18th of 24 in its Small Business Cities Burden Index, below cities including New York, Dublin and Tokyo. Commercial rents in central London have increased by about 13.5% this year. Financial Times

4. Michael Jackson has topped Forbes’ list of high-earning dead celebrities. Over the last year the deceased pop legend generated a haul of $140m, almost three times as much as second-placed Elvis Presley, who made a comparatively poor $55m over the same period. Jacko's estate made a fortune on the back of his second posthumous album release Xscape. Daily Mail

5. British MPs have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a motion to recognise the state of Palestine. The motion was passed 274-12 after the first full debate on the issue since 2012. The result is not binding on the UK government and David Cameron has said the official non-recognition will not change. The Observer

6. Unruly dogs could be placed under ‘dogbos’ that come into force next week. The owners of dogs that aggressively chase cats, run wild in parks or “alarm” postmen could face criminal prosecution, fines of up to £20,000 or the prospect of theirs pets being seized. They could also be forced to neuter their pet and attend training classes. Daily Telegraph

7. The chief executive of the NHS is urging staff to take a lead in the anti-obesity fight by joining gyms. Simon Stevens says the NHS should become an agent for social change and lead by example as it is revealed that one in five young people and one in four adults in the UK now suffer from obesity, which each year causes 34,000 deaths and costs the NHS more than £1bn. Daily Express

8. The asking price for a forecourt in Mayfair with parking space for eight cars is an astonishing £2.25m. It is thought to be the most expensive London car park on record. The buyer will also need to pay a service charge and ground rent. The same sum would buy a 16th-century castle in Scotland or a six-bedroom villa in Ealing. Daily Mail

9. Apple, the inventor of the iPad and the iPhone, had the most valuable brand in the world for the second year running. The value of its fruity logo – created in 1977 by Rob Janoff, with a bite out of it to avoid confusion with a cherry, grew by 21% over the past year. New York Times

10. It costs $2bn per annum to launch water into space to sustain the astronauts on the International Space Station. The requirement is six tonnes per person. Daily Mail

The latest BBC Video News clips

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BBC Inside Out looks at the experiences of Muslim soldiers fighting for Britain in Afghanistan against an enemy of the same faith.

VIDEO: Learning how to leap around a city

The UK's first specialised Parkour, or freerunning, academies have opened to encourage people to learn how to do it in a safe environment.

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A year ago, rugby player Sam Chalmers' world collapsed after he admitted using prohibited substances.

VIDEO: Crossbow bolt shot dog recovering

A Staffordshire bull terrier shot through the skull with a crossbow bolt is making a "miraculous" recovery following surgery.

VIDEO: Russia turns back clocks for good

Russia prepares to turn back the clocks, moving the country on to "permanent winter time" - a move which has divided opinion

VIDEO: Clock change 'decreases activity'

Moving the clocks forward by an extra hour all year in the UK could lead to children getting more exercise every day, according to researchers.

VIDEO: Motor racing on Coventry's ring road

Motor sports hit Coventry's ring road in May as the council seizes upon a change in the law to boost the local economy.