Beatles fans will be able to follow in the footsteps of John Lennon as the grounds of the children's home which inspired Strawberry Fields Forever are opened to the public.
From Saturday, visitors will have the chance to walk through the gardens of the Strawberry Field home in Woolton, Liverpool, where Lennon would play as a boy.
The musician used to climb over the wall to gain entry to the Beaconsfield Road home, which he later immortalised in song, but the Salvation Army is now opening the site's famous red gates to the public as a tourist attraction and youth training centre.
Mark David Chapman has been denied parole for the 11th time. Chapman murdered John Lennon outside his Manhattan apartment in 1980. Officials said Chapman was denied after being interviewed by a parole board Aug. 19. Chapman shot and killed the former Beatle hours after Lennon autographed an album for him. The 65-year-old Chapman is serving a 20-years-to-life sentence at Wende Correctional Facility, east of Buffalo. According to Newser, Chapman's next parole hearing is scheduled for 2022.
A sports psychologist who bludgeoned his mother to death to fund his “shamlifestyle” has been jailed for life. Robert Child, 37, inflicted a “mercilessattack” on his 64-year-old mother Janice as he struck her 31 blows with ahammer as she cowered in the utility room of her home in Woolton, Liverpool,on March 5.
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Protesters from Extinction Rebellion (XR) have blockaded two of NewsCorporation’s major printing presses to stop a range of papers reachingnewsstands on Saturday. More than 100 protesters used vehicles and bamboolock-ons to block roads outside the Newsprinters printing works at Broxbourne,Hertfordshire, and Knowsley, near Liverpool on Friday. By Saturday morning,police said some 63 people had been arrested.
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Liverpool's famous Cavern Club, which helped launch The Beatles, is under threat of becoming another casualty of the Covid-19 pandemic - as it faces closing its doors for last time unless it gets more financial support. Report by Blairm. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Liverpool are looking to add Greece left-back Konstantinos Tsimikas and Waleswinger David Brooks while Bournemouth's Josh King is attracting attention allover Europe in the latest Premier League transfer rumours.
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