Teen is charged with Irishman assault in Liverpool

A man has been charged with assaulting a 24-year-old Irishman in Liverpool city centre, who remains in a critical condition in hospital.

The man, from Shanballymore in north Cork, was found with a head injury in an alleyway between Fleet Street and Seel Street on Saturday morning.

A 19-year-old man was to appear in court on Monday, charged with assault. .

Another man who was arrested has been released without charge.