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Merseyside: County of England
Merseyside is a metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 1.38 million. It encompasses the metropolitan area centred on both banks of the lower reaches of the Mersey Estuary and comprises five metropolitan boroughs: Knowsley, St Helens, Sefton, Wirral and the city of Liverpool. Merseyside, which was created on 1 April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972, takes its name from the River Mersey.


Dramatic moment children are plucked from rough seas off Merseyside [Video]

Dramatic moment children are plucked from rough seas off Merseyside

Dramatic footage shows the moment an RNLI lifeboat crew saved two children caught on a rock groyne on rough seas off New Brighton in Merseyside. During the June 28 rescue mission one volunteer crewman..

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police criticize liverpool fans for gathering outside stadium after title win
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Everton's goalless stalemate with Liverpool was a derby like no other with no fans present, writes BBC Sport's chief football writer Phil McNulty.
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Coronavirus: Merseyside's 'forgotten street'

The BBC's Ed Thomas visited one street on Merseyside that's reeling from three coronavirus deaths.
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Man who set fire to telephone mast amid false 5G-coronavirus conspiracy theories faces prison

Michael Whitty, 47, pleads guilty to arson over blaze in Merseyside
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Coronavirus: Mayors call for regional 'R' rates to be published

Greater Manchester and Merseyside are still seeing high numbers of new cases of coronavirus.
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Coronavirus: Merseyside patient returns home after seven weeks

Father-of-two Gerard Small spent four weeks in intensive care where he was placed on a ventilator.
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Coronavirus: Should Liverpool's match against Atletico Madrid ever have gone ahead?

As Europe warned the UK about the toll of Covid-19, a Champions League match on Merseyside was allowed to go ahead on government advice. Now, writes Mark Critchley, there are fears this gathering of..
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Litherland shooting: Murder probe after man shot dead at house

The 20-year-old victim was shot through the window of a home on Merseyside on Tuesday evening.
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Coronavirus: Birmingham and Merseyside masts set on fire over false 5G claims

Mobile networks say theories linking coronavirus to 5G are "baseless".
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Aintree racecourse to donate 10,000 tickets to NHS staff and care workers

Aintree donates 10,000 tickets for day one of next year's Grand National festival to NHS staff and carers on Merseyside.
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Coronavirus: Liverpool pub 'stayed open after lockdown order'

The Orient in Speke, Merseyside, ignored government orders to close its doors, a council says.
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Bootle fire: Man dies as blaze engulfs house

People living nearby were evacuated from their homes during the blaze in Bootle, Merseyside.
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Coronavirus: Wirral school closes after child's parent tests positive

A child's parent tests positive for coronavirus on Merseyside, prompting the closure of a high school.
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County lines: Police arrest 46 in raids across the UK

There were raids in Merseyside, Lancashire, Cumbria and Tayside on Tuesday morning.
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Coronavirus: Four new UK cases confirmed as cruise ship evacuees test positive

Four recently repatriated evacuees from the Diamond Princess cruise ship have tested positive for the coronavirus in Merseyside.
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Premier League: Manchester City down Everton

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MANCHESTER: Two goals from Gabriel Jesus helped a nervy Manchester City earn a 2-1 victory over Everton at the Etihad Stadium last night, as new manager Carlo Ancelotti suffered his first Premier..
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General Election 2019: Merseyside bucks national trend with Labour wins

Labour has held 14 out of the 15 seats despite the Conservatives gaining seats across the country.
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Liverpool 5-2 Everton: Marco Silva sees pressure build after derby loss

Liverpool pile the pressure on Everton boss Marco Silva as they send their Merseyside rivals into the relegation zone and retain their eight-point lead at the top.
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Liverpool pile pressure on Everton boss Silva with derby win

Liverpool pile the pressure on Everton boss Marco Silva as they send their Merseyside rivals into the relegation zone and retain their eight-point lead at the top.
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Kirkby raids: Five charged in drug and gun crime inquiry

A total of seven arrests were made during the raids at four homes in Kirkby, Merseyside, on Tuesday.
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British man Aidan James who fought against IS jailed

Aidan James, from Merseyside, had no previous military knowledge when he set out for Syria in 2017.
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Girl hit by car which had been shot at on Merseyside

Shots are fired at a car which then runs down a 12-year-old girl in a street on Merseyside.
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Mischief Night vandals cause chaos across Merseyside

Fireworks and eggs were thrown at firefighters as they attended 34 deliberate fires.
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Liverpool Women v Everton Women: Anfield to host Merseyside derby for first time

Liverpool will host Everton in a first Merseyside league derby at Anfield in the Women's Super League.
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It has not been confirmed whether a train was involved in the death in Merseyside.
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Liverpool Hold 'Preliminary Talks' With James Milner Over Contract Extension at Anfield

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Brexit: Sun boycott helped to cut Euroscepticism in Merseyside, study suggests

Most readers switched allegiance after tabloid blamed fans for tragedy
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Champions League: Liverpool fans worldwide celebrate

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From Merseyside to New York, crowds gathered to watch the team become champions of Europe.
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