News bulletin: Pier Head to host Eurovision Village, new E-bikes hit city streets

Pier Head to host Eurovision Village, Liverpool’s new rental e-bike scheme, rare rhino born at Knowsley Safari

🎆 Liverpool's Pier Head is to play host to the Eurovision village set up to support next year's international song contest. Last month, Liverpool was selected to host the competition in place of Ukraine. Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to attend the nine shows that will take place in the M&S Bank Arena next May.

🚴 Liverpool's new rental e-bike scheme hits the city's streets, branded the Explorer 2. They're available to everyone aged 16 years and above, and without a provisional license, Voi will initially introduce a fleet of 50 e-bikes before eventually rising to 150.

🦏 A rare baby southern white rhinoceros has just been born at Merseyside's Knowsley Safari. The new calf is the 22nd to be born at Knowsley and is another success of the extensive European Association of Zoos and Aquaria's Ex-situ breeding programme.