Welcome to Wednesday, enjoying the cooler weather after being a little baked yesterday.
Looking forward to revisiting my old stomping ground in Lancaster with the Bombers this weekend, but ahead of some fun in the North West here are some stories to make you smile.
- Russia & US agree to hold Syria conference
- US Gun homicides at 20 year low
- £20m wind farm to be opened in Newtonabbey
- Ross-shire gets new hydro power scheme
- Lost paintings returned to UK after 234 years
- Battle of the Atlantic Commemorated
- Bank accounts will be open to all in EU
- Dow Jones closes on high
- Newport return to the Football League for the first time in 25 years
- Murray makes 400th career win