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Devastating floods in Sheffield and Hull remembered 10 years on

The 2007 floods which brought devastation to Sheffield and Hull and left three people dead have been remembered 10 years after the deluge.

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Hillsborough disaster charges decision to be announced by CPS next week

The Crown Prosecution Service will reveal its decisions on charges relating to the Hillsborough Stadium disaster next week.

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Crash kills man and woman pedestrians as they cross A64 near Malton

Two pedestrians have been killed as they crossed a road late at night, police have said.

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Arriva Rail North workers to stage more strikes in driver-only trains row

Workers on Arriva Rail North are to stage a fresh wave of strikes in a long-running dispute about driver-only trains.

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Heatwave set for stormy end as weather warnings put in place

A band of thunderstorms is expected to sweep across the UK and put an end to its record-breaking heatwave.

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Companies urged to take 'ownership of idea' of Northern Powerhouse

Leadership is needed to make sure the north of England's voice is heard in the Brexit negotiations and that "an appropriate proportion of funding repatriated from Brussels is invested in the region", according to a new report on the Northern Powerhouse.

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Five more men arrested as part of Rotherham child sexual exploitation probe

Five more men have been arrested as part of the National Crime Agency's huge investigation into historical child sexual exploitation in Rotherham.

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Stillbirth and neonatal death rates 'unexpectedly big in 12.7% of health bodies'

One in eight health bodies have higher-than-expected rates of stillbirths and neonatal death, a new report suggests.

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Jo Cox's children to unveil coat of arms to honour murdered MP

Murdered MP Jo Cox is to be honoured by having a coat of arms unveiled in Parliament by her two children on Saturday.

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'Dripping wet' drug trafficking suspect hands himself in after Crimewatch appeal

A fugitive wanted for alleged drug smuggling has handed himself in to police in Gibraltar "dripping wet".

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Jo Cox to be honoured with Parliament coat of arms unveiled by her children

A coat of arms to honour murdered MP Jo Cox will be unveiled in Parliament by her two children, Speaker John Bercow has announced.

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Tree collapse which killed car passenger 'not caused by individual failings'

No "individual failings or omissions" contributed to the collapse of a tree which crashed onto a car in a gale, killing a 55-year-old passenger, an inquest jury has concluded.

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Countryfile star Anita Rani says diversity on TV 'important'

Countryfile presenter Anita Rani has said she "thanks god she exists" as a northern, Asian woman on television.

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Carer accused of stealing £250,000 from 102-year-old to buy properties

A carer took advantage of a vulnerable 102-year-old woman by stealing more than £250,000 from her savings and writing herself into her will, a court has heard.

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House prices stall as average price tags dip £1,000 - Rightmove

Spring house price momentum stalled in June as the average price tag on a property coming to market dipped by more than £1,000 month-on-month, according to Rightmove.

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Terminally-ill football mascot Bradley 'super-excited' over holiday

Six-year-old football mascot Bradley Lowery is "super excited" about taking a family holiday to Scarborough.

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Leeds students reach grand final of BBC's Pitch Battle

A group of Leeds music students have become the first group to reach the final of new BBC singing talent show Pitch Battle.

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Jo Cox's husband 'awed' by togetherness celebrations on anniversary of killing

The widower of murdered MP Jo Cox has said he is "awed" by the way in which the UK has embraced his wish for communities to celebrate togetherness on the anniversary of his wife's brutal killing.

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EX-PMs join Jo Cox tribute episode of Last Leg

Tony Blair and three other former prime ministers have joined forces for a special tribute episode of Channel 4's The Last Leg, marking a year since the death of MP Jo Cox.

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No appeal against ruling on 'irrational' order for ex-chief constable to resign

South Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner (PCC) has decided not to appeal against a High Court ruling which said his decision to require former chief constable David Crompton to resign was "irrational".

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