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<b>Thurs, Sept 3:</b> Bodies of newborns uncovered, stinging nightmare, angler named and wind damage

Published on September 3rd 2009.

THE REMAINS of three newborn babies have been found by police in a St Helens house.

It is thought the three children could have been born as long ago as the mid-1980s, but died very soon afterwards.

Two women, aged 54 and 38, and a 26-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the investigation and bailed pending further inquiries, Police said the investigation is at a very early stage and they were keeping an open mind.

AN AFTERNOON stroll turned into a stinging wasp nightmare for the manager of Esperanto's restaurant, in Waterloo, and his family.

Martin O'Looney, his wife and two daughters were stung more than 50 times after he stood on a wasps nest in a field in Halsall, near Ormskirk on Sunday afternoon.

He was stung at least 30 times and only escaped by diving into a stream. Their venom attracted all the wasps in the area.

THE DEATH of an angler found in a drainage sluice near Southport, is being treated as a "tragic accident".

The body of Mark Berisford, 39, was pulled from the waters by the River Crossens near Banks on Tuesday.

He had been spotted wading in to retrieve fishing equipment when he disappeared under the water.

THE FRONT part of a house in Wallasey has been ripped off by strong winds.Crews were called out to the property, in Bayswater Road, in the early hours of this morning.

Alarge piece of the facade had been blown off, with the debris crushing a caravan below.

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