Everton striker Wayne Rooney joins Major League Soccer outfit DC United on a three-and-a-half-year deal.
Merseyside Police says an axe was swung at the police officer but did not hit him.
Jamie Bridge shot his victim and a bystander in a street "thronged with shoppers", a court is told.
Everton striker Wayne Rooney is expected to complete his move to Major League Soccer outfit DC United on Thursday.
Cardiff City hold talks with Liverpool about re-signing midfielder Marko Grujic on loan for a second season.
Alex Davies and Dane Vilas hit centuries for Lancashire as they move towards a high-scoring draw against Hampshire.
Team news as St Helens host Wakefield Trinity in Friday's Super League fixture at the Totally Wicked Stadium (19:45 BST).
Warrington Wolves sign London Broncos second-row Matt Davis on a two-year contract, starting in 2019.
Team news as Warrington Wolves host Salford Red Devils in Friday's Super League fixture at the Halliwell Jones Stadium (19:45 BST).
Naby Keita will become the first player to wear the number eight shirt since Steven Gerrard left Liverpool in 2014.
Team news as Hull FC host Widnes Vikings in Friday's Super League fixture at the KCOM Stadium (20:00 BST).
Rilee Rossouw's unbeaten 120 boosts Hampshire before Lancashire fight back with the bat on day two at Old Trafford.
ArrivaClick passengers will determine the route by entering a pick-up point and destination via mobile phone app.
A group in Merseyside come up with a novel do-it-yourself mobile pool - in a truck.
A judge praises a teenage murderer, who she said had become a "role model" for other prisoners.
Unesco announces Liverpool will keep status, but will remain on list of sites in danger.
Liverpool striker Danny Ings has told Reds boss Jurgen Klopp he wants to leave Anfield before the start of next season.
Liverpool Ladies sign Millwall Lionesses defender Leighanne Robe ahead of the new Women's Super League season.
Tranmere Rovers sign defender Emmanuel Monthe from fellow League Two club Forest Green Rovers for an undisclosed fee.
Two boys were injured in attacks by a pair of Staffordshire bull terrier-type dogs, a court hears.