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Immigration system in intensive care, warns Keith Vaz

Continue reading the main story Related Stories Illegal attempts to enter UK on rise Foreign ‘overstayers not dealt with’ UK ‘unlikely to meet’ migration target The UK’s immigration system is in “intensive care”, the chair of a parliamentary committee has warned. Keith Vaz criticised ministers over exit checks, missing migrants and the use of a […]

Alex Salmond calls for English referendum

Mr Salmond is to stand for a seat in the House of Commons in May’s general election Continue reading the main story Related Stories Trident key to SNP election deal SNP ‘could hold balance of power’ Alex Salmond has called for England to hold a referendum on its own constitutional future. The former Scottish first […]

Liverpool Christmas and New Year’s Eve guide to what’s on in the city

Essential Liverpool Liverpool Christmas and New Year’s Eve guide to what’s on in the city. Photo by Gavin Trafford. Liverpool is shaping up for another blockbuster party come Christmas and New Year’s Eve. With that in mind we’ve knocked together a one-stop shop for what’s on in the city. If we’ve missed anything tweet us […]

Liverpool-2014 review of the year – January

Liverpool Looking back at what made the headlines in the Liverpool Echo this year—january-8322571

Flower tributes left for PC Neil Doyle as police continue to question 28-year-old man on suspicion of murder

Liverpool City Centre Video Police say one line of enquiry is that ‘group of officers on night out were recognised before attack’

Panic Saturday in Liverpool brings Christmas shoppers to city centre in droves

Christmas Are you in our shopping photos? Retail experts say £1.2bn will be spent in the UK on the Saturday before Christmas as buyers make final festive purchases

These human rights parasites should be tried for treason

RICHARD LITTLEJOHN Lawyers including the odious Phil Shiner have been condemned for bringing baseless charges against British soldiers. Just imagine if that’d happened in 1945, writes RICHARD LITTLEJOHN. 1 video 938 shares

Happy Christmas from the trenches

 Historic greetings cards give a glimpse of the humour and ‘stiff upper lip’ attitude of life on the WWI front line The iconic Regimental cards were sent home by British soldiers and feature images such as a British bulldog and ‘Somme pudding’. The 100-year-old cards go on display today at York Castle Museum. 1 video […]

Why are people so cruel to the kindest man in Britain?

 Everyday for a year, Luke’s done a good deed for strangers. His reward? Gratitude, yes. But also suspicion, mockery – and abuse Luke Cameron from Cheltenham is on a mission to dispel gloom, dispense joy and make the world a lovelier place, but sometimes people are loathed to accept the 26-year-old’s kindness. The ENGLISH DEMOCRATS […]