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2009-02-27 14:36:24

Officials at England's Liverpool Cathedral Friday said the church's bells will play the late John Lennon's Imagine for the North West's Futuresonic festival. The Liverpool Daily Post quoted cathedral leaders as saying they took into consideration the song's lyrics, Imagine there's no heaven and no religion, too, but also noting they hope the bells performance would inspire those who hear it in May. Lennon, a Liverpool native and former member of The Beatles, once described his signature...

2009-02-16 13:19:33

A British man said his wife left him after rival soccer fans tricked him into driving nine hours for a rendezvous with a woman who never existed. Stuart Slann, 39, a die-hard Manchester United fan, said the Liverpool fans recorded the phone conversation that featured their confession and posted it on Facebook and YouTube along with an embarrassing photograph of Slann, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. Slann said he met the two Liverpool fans during a vacation in Cancun, Mexico, when they...

2008-12-29 10:39:44

Police in England's Merseyside county said Monday they have arrested Liverpool Football Club star Steven Gerrard in connection with a brawl. An unidentified police spokesman said the British midfielder was arrested early Monday along with five other men and charged with suspicion of assault, The Times of London reported. Merseyside police (are) investigating an assault that took place in the early hours of Monday, Dec. 29, on Bold Street in Southport, the spokesman said. A 34-year-old man...

2008-10-11 18:00:22

A DELEGATION from Liverpool John Lennon Airport is setting off to Malaysia to attend The World Route Development Forum. Described as "speed dating" for businesses, hundreds of airports will meet around 300 of the world's major airlines at the annual event at Kuala Lumpur. The forum, which runs from tomorrow until Tuesday, gives airports the opportunity to explore route development opportunities with airlines. John Lennon Airport will be promoting its capabilities to prospective...

2008-10-11 18:00:21

By TINA MILES AN inventive Liverpool moth-er is pitching a musical buggy she dreamed up to the nation in a Dragon's Den-style contest. Clare Cassidy has reached the live semi-finals of TV show This Morning's "mum-trepreneur"competition after creating a digital musical box which fixes to prams. The 37-year-old came up with the idea to occupy her one-year old daughter Darcey while she is in her pushchair during their regular walks. She is now hoping to win the backing of the ITV1...

2008-10-10 18:00:14

By Jade Wright FORGETAmyWinehouse, the original beehive queen of retro pop is back. MariWilson is coming to Birkenhead to promote newalbumEmotional Glamour. See her and long-standing creative partner,Adrian York at the Pacific RoadArts Centre on Tuesday. Tickets from pounds 16. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-09 18:00:17

By Neil Hodgson KNOWSLEY electronic point of sales company Cybertill has added a specialist web services team to offer a range of packages to get its clients online, or improve their existing operations. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-07 18:00:24

305p 22.5p LIVERPOOL airport's second-largest operator, Easyjet, yesterday announced an increase in passengers that flew with them last month. In September, 4.2m passengers used the airline - a 22% rise on a year earlier. It maintained strong demand for the year to date, with the total number of passengers up 17% at 43.7m. Significantly, the airline's load factor - the proportion of the aeroplane that is filled - was also up. Last month's load factor of 86.9% was almost two...

2008-10-07 18:00:12

By Emma Pinch WHEN Scots architect John Cunningham went to choose material from a Birkenhead quarry in 1838, it was a long seam of unusable clay, which made his heart beat a little faster, rather than the quality of the excellent Wirral sandstone. He instructed the quarry foreman at Storeton to look out for any strange markings. He didn't have to wait long. "In the course of 10-12 days, after I had made the request, he sent a person over to my office in hot haste with the...

2008-10-06 18:00:24

STRANDED members of Liverpool's Irish Guards Singers slept rough at Manchester airport last night. At least six of the former soldiers - all now more than 60 years old - stayed at the airport after their flight was unexpectedly cancelled. They were en route to County Mayo, in Eire, where they are due to perform in a major concert tonight. Around 35 of the singers and their spouses turned up at the airport yesterday hoping to fly to Knock Airport, Ireland. But their 3.15pm flight -...

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