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Three men have been injured in Liverpool after a gunman opened
Police were called to Ramsbrook Close just before 9pm.
They found two men in their 30s with leg wounds.
A third man later turned up at hospital with injuries
Detectives believe the attack was targeted.
An investigation's under way after a body was found at the scene
Five fire engines were called to Coniston Road just
A joint police and Fire Service investigation has now been launched.
The blaze is currently being treated as unexplained.
A Merseyside man whose son was stillborn is preparing for a
120-mile charity walk to help other people affected by similar tragedy.
Mark Keenan and his partner Lisa are raising money for a CuddleCot,
a cooling pad which can be placed in any bed or Moses basket,
that allows parents to spend more time with their stillborn babies.
The couple, who lost their son Thomas in December 2015,
Literally, just hearing those words, "There's no heartbeat," it's just
like your entire world is swallowed up in that moment.
I went to bathe him and dress him, because that's my
responsibility as a dad, to bathe him and dress him
And sit with him until they brought Lisa through.
Mark and Lisa spent a precious two and a half days
He was placed in a special cooled CuddleCot, which allows babies to
Having a CuddleCot, it literally gives you the opportunity
We read to him, I walked around with him, told him
about his older siblings, about his other family members.
We had from Friday evening until Monday tea-time to do that.
That time that you have, you've got that memory that you have
in your heart that will stay with you, in your soul.
Now Mark is preparing to walk along the canal from Leeds to Liverpool
to raise money to buy a CuddleCot which will help other families.
You've obviously been through something that's
Does doing something like this help you as you continue to come
It helps with part of the grieving process.
I'm aiming for three-four days, although we put five on the thing,
I'm aiming for three-four, and it's 126 miles.
Not all funeral homes have accessibilty to them,
not all hospitals have the accessibility to provide them.
That's what's driving me, my passion to provide it for people.
He's saying, come on, we can do this.
A year after they lost Thomas, the couple's daughter
She's basically the double of Thomas.
The resemblance is striking, definitely.
It's bittersweet, because you see how you think Thomas would be
And we love her to bits, we love all our children to bits.
Mark will start his CuddleCot walk in memory
Sport, and Premier League results are coming up in a few moments' time
Meanwhile, Liverpool Ladies have beaten their Merseyside rivals in
the Women's FA Cup after a late goal in extra time.
Wigan have returned to the top of Super League,
despite drawing 16-16 at home to Huddersfield.
That's after Salford fought back to end Castleford's unbeaten
start to the season, finishing 13-12 at
Knutsford has been named the best place to live in the North West.
The Sunday Times Guide 2017 takes into account
factors like facilities, transport and community spirit.
It also says Knutsford is perfectly placed to capitalise
Others named on the region's best list include Chester, Kendal,
Now here's Alex Hamilton with the weather.
We've had a wet day across the North West today,
and more wet weather on the way, with these fronts coming
Breezy conditions, with those isobars squeezing together.
As we look at the charts tonight, windy at times, those showers
Drier spells in between, but a mild night, lows of seven Celsius.
Looking at tomorrow morning, more wet weather on the way,
do take care, there could be standing water on the roads.
Drier and brighter in the afternoon, that breeze easing down,
I leave you with the outlook, more sunshine and showers on the way,
turning noticeably cooler over the next few days.
We'll be back with your first Breakfast bulletin tomorrow,
Good evening. There is some rain coming into the southern half of the
UK as we speak. I think by the end of the night it will have got into
the Midlands and much of East Anglia as well. A bit of a breeze here as
well. Some gusty winds and snow on the hills of Scotland. With all of
that going on, it is not particularly cold overnight.
Southern areas will hang on to double figures in many towns and
cities. A bit of a messy picture for the start of the new week. The rain
moves quickly eastwards across Scotland. For Northern England,
Wales, the Midlands and South West it is a miserable start to the day.
Brighter skies do follow along behind but with some showers. Wintry
showers across the hills of