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Liverpool Echo
Liverpool Echo
Remy Greasley

Our Liverpool: Royal Albert Dock changes shape to welcome Eurovision

Hello and welcome to Our Liverpool.

Today the Royal Albert Dock looks a little different as the Floating Earth was put in place in the water ahead of its official opening tomorrow. It's not the first time the artwork has been in Liverpool, but it is just one of many plans that will see the docks and the Waterfront transformed ahead of Eurovision.

Luke Jerram, the artist behind the installation, said to be able to present his artwork in the "special location" means a great deal to him, years after being inspired to become an artist during a visit to Tate Liverpool, opposite where his artwork will float.

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How Paul Russell faced up to his crimes and did the right thing in the end

Our Crime Reporter Jonathan Humphries has taken a deep dive into the story of Paul Russell, who was yesterday given 22 months in jail and a new identity after being found guilty of assisting an offender when he helped Thomas Cashman as the child murderer tried to cover up the crimes.

Dad given life-changing diagnosis after feeling a twitch at the gym

Dad of two Ian Cummings thought a twitch he felt in the gym was just a trapped nerve, but was later given devastating news after 18 months of uncertainty when doctors confirmed it was in fact Motor Neurone Disease. Ian, who has been a avid rugby player his whole life, has inspired his friends to take part in an incredible effort to raise money for research into the disease.

Three Liverpool venues named among best in the country

Three Liverpool venues, including the Bombed Out Church, have been named among the best in the country and are now in the running for prestigious awards. The Bombed Out Church, The Titanic Hotel and Sunnyside Guest House in Southport are all in the running to win after being impressing VisitEngland.

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