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Metropolitan county in North West England

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Merseyside: Metropolitan county in North West England
Merseyside is a metropolitan and ceremonial 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 1ย April 1974 as a result of the Local Government Act 1972, takes its name from the River Mersey and sits within the historic counties of Lancashire and Cheshire.

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Police 'will not rest' until Olivia's killer is caught [Video]

Police 'will not rest' until Olivia's killer is caught

Chief Constable of Merseyside Police Serena Kennedy vows that Merseyside police "will not rest" until Olivia's killers "are put behind bars". The nine-year-old was shot in her home in Liverpool and..

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More than 200 people have now been arrested as part of an operation by Merseyside Police to crack down on organised crime.
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MOTDx In The Making: How Everton's Simone Magill became Northern Ireland's first female pro footballer

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Liverpool keep pace with Manchester City at the top of the Premier League as two second-half goals give them a victory that deepens Merseyside rivals Everton's relegation worries.
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Merseyside police officer dismissed after taking murder scene selfie and photos of vulnerable people while on duty

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Why Rafael Benitez's first Merseyside derby as Everton boss could be his most important

Rafael Benitez is a veteran of 14 Merseyside derbies from his time on the red side of the divide, but his first in charge of Everton could be his most important.
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Ford backs UK plant with £230m investment to support electric car future

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Ford has revealed plans to transform its gearbox plant on Merseyside to build electric power units from 2024, safeguarding 500 jobs.
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White stag shot dead after running wild around Merseyside streets

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A wild white stag has been shot dead by police after it was seen running around residential roads in Bootle near Liverpool.
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Ford nears decision to build electric vehicle system at Halewood plant

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'Axe and samurai sword' used in beach stabbing as three airlifted to hospital

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Three men have been airlifted to hospital after an axe and samurai sword were reportedly used during a fight on Formby beach in Merseyside.
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'Reckless and irresponsible': More than 100 cars turned away from lockdown coastal beauty spot

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Police at Formby beach in Merseyside had to turn cars away from as far as Leeds and Manchester at the weekend.
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A safe stolen from the manager's Merseyside home is found forced open and dumped in a car park.
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