Mark Chapman, the man who killed John Lennon in 1980, is denied parole for an eighth time by authorities in New York.
A St Helens pub landlady and her partner are sentenced after selling drinks from bottles of alcohol deemed unsafe for human consumption.
A gang, including a Merseyside man, which used a health supplements shop to make and supply drugs is jailed for more than 100 years.
An outbreak of salmonella involving several Cheshire and Merseyside cases is likely to have come from a single source of eggs, according to Public Health England.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference game between Southport and Altrincham.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Conference game between Chester and FC Halifax Town.
Glasgow City, Bristol Academy and debutants Liverpool learn their opponents in the Women's Champions League last 32.
Southport sign Northern Ireland international Johnny Gorman following the winger's release by Leyton Orient.
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Premier League game between Everton and Arsenal.
The Liberal Democrats want to change the law and allow Premier League and Championship clubs to introduce safe standing at stadiums, in a move opposed by Hillsborough Families Support Group.
Mario Balotelli's Liverpool move will not happen in time for the striker to face former club Manchester City on Monday.
Birmingham Bears, Hampshire, Lancashire and Surrey will chase the season's first trophy at Edgbaston on Saturday.
Keeper Tim Howard says he will take a year's break from playing for the USA in order to spend more time with his family.
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff is included in the Lancashire squad for the T20 Blast Finals Day on Saturday.
Controversial striker being replaced with another?
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League Two game between Tranmere Rovers and Cheltenham Town.
Live commentary and scorecard from the One-Day Cup group game at Old Trafford (14:00 BST).
Paul Horton hopes for a drama-free T20 Blast Finals Day after almost missing Lancashire's quarter-final win because of a traffic jam.
A barber bans women from his newly-opened city centre salon - and says people who criticise him are "feminists and mavericks".
Liverpool are in talks with Italian club AC Milan to sign former Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli.