Specialist teams are searching land on the Wirral as part of an inquiry into the disappearance of Steven Preston in 1992.
Body found in River Mersey
A man in his 50s found near Wallasey
Merseyside Police have told Heart that a body was spotted in the River Mersey from Riverview Road in Wallasey at just after 10am.
Lifeboat crews recovered the body of a man in his 50s with police now carrying out formal identification.
A statement Merseyside Police say: "The death is being treated as unexplained and a post mortem will be carried out to ascertain the cause of death."
A four-year-old girl died a day after being hit by a car with her Grandmother in St Helens.
Hundreds of thousands of commuters could be affected by strikes as action over driver-only trains spreads to northern rail networks.
Greater Manchester Fire Service are using International Womens Day to try to bust the myth that firefighting is a macho male occupation
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