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# Yorkshire
Two die after helicopter crashes into field in northern England
North Yorkshire Police said that an investigation was underway.
# Imran Ahmad Khan
Conservative MP resigns after being found guilty of sexually assaulting a teenage boy
Imran Ahmad Khan had been resisting calls to quit before backing down today.
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# Time please folks
Guests return home after three nights trapped at snowed-in Yorkshire pub
The pub’s manager described being stranded as ‘like a party with a big group of friends’.
# covid19
'Significant' cluster in Wales linked to coach trip that included passengers who were awaiting test results
The group were on a trip to Doncaster Races but did not have tickets and did not enter the site, instead visiting a number of pubs.
# under water
'I’m not very happy about talking to you': Boris Johnson's visit to flood victims went about as expected
There was quite a lot of anger towards the UK Prime Minister.
# richard huckle
One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison
Richard Huckle was given 22 life sentences in 2016 for an unprecedented number of offences against children.
# Wet
Valverde and Martin drop out of rain-hit world road race
Conditions are miserable in Yorkshire.
# Yorkshire
Four men killed and teenage girl in critical condition after Leeds crash
Police are appealing for information on the crash.
# frenzied attack
Man jailed for life over murder of his former partner's daughter at Aldi supermarket
“This was a cold-blooded and public execution, carried out for the purpose of revenge.”
# Yorkshire
'Amazing, beautiful and a lovely person': Husband's tribute to woman killed in Aldi supermarket
30-year-old Jodie Louise Willsher, who worked at the store, died in the attack.
# York
Teenage girl gets life for manslaughter of seven-year-old Katie Rough
The defendant denied murder but admitted manslaughter due to diminished responsibility.
# England
Two jailed over high-speed road race that killed four people
11 defendants who watched the race were also sentenced today.
# Yorkshire
Man who has to inform police if he plans to have sex loses appeal
John O’Neill wanted his Sexual Risk Order to be overturned.
# Yorkshire
Five people injured in UK helicopter crash
The crash happened this afternoon at Breighton Aerodrome in Yorkshire.
# Yorkshire
"A 21st Century Good Samaritan": Jo Cox remembered at church service in her hometown
Meanwhile, a record-breaking fundraiser for the MP raised £600,000 in just two days
# Yorkshire
British Labour MP Jo Cox has died after being shot and stabbed on the street
A man was also injured in the incident.
# Bargain
You can buy this entire village - including pub, petrol station and 43 houses - for €25 million
West Heslerton was owned by the same family for 150 years. But now the last owner is gone, and she had no heir…
# Yorkshire
Man dies after car plunges off motorway into river
The incident happened at about 6.30am this morning.
# somebody help me
A radio host pranked his co-worker by reading out curse words 'on air' and she FREAKED
# Yorkshire
Massive explosion completely destroys house
At least one person is dead.
# Flooding
Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm
“The situation is serious and there is a significant risk to life.”
# North Yorkshire
27 students mysteriously take ill at a school in England
Emergency services attended the scene, while some of the pupils were taken to hospital.
# Yorkshire
Superhero funeral held for seven-year-old boy who died on building site
“His smile could light up a room.”
# Tragedy
Tour operator apologises to parents of children killed by faulty boiler
Christianne and Robert Shepherd died from carbon monoxide poisoning in 2006.
# the fun police
Cut the music: Police bust illegal karaoke website
They were hosting a large number of copyrighted files.
# Yorkshire
Body of newborn baby girl found in wheelie bin
Police have issued an urgent appeal for help in tracing her mother.
# Child Abuse
Rotherham victim: 'I was a child and they should have stepped in...I will never forget'
Victims of the Rotherham gangs have said that the current investigations are “too late”.
# cock-up
Google had an epic NSFW mix-up with an innocent English village
Poor Skellow.
# smash
Here's the large mashed potato spill that caused traffic chaos on a UK road
*insert potato pun here*
# Howzat?
We don't like cricket* but we love this brilliant two-man catch
*Actually, we do like cricket.
# dognapped
Crufts winner 'Xena' among five chihuahuas nabbed by dog snatchers
Police in Yorkshire say that the owners of the dogs are “desperate to find them”.
Lucas Radebe part of consortium bidding to buy stake in Leeds United
The former club captain has submitted official interested in the acquisition and says it would be a ‘dream’.
# not a racist
MEP abruptly ends interview after denying phrase "Bongo Bongo Land" is racist
“Off you go, I can’t be bothered with you”, UKIP politician Godfrey Bloom tells Channel 4′s Krishnan Guru Murthy.
# England
Far-right protesters turn up at mosque, worshippers give them tea
Supporters of the English Defence League were unexpectedly met with tea and biscuits as they turned up at the mosque in York, England.
# Britain
British police probe death of artist David Hockney's assistant
Police said the 23-year-old died in mysterious circumstances but that there were no signs of violence.
# Pro12
Lock steady: New boy Denton warming to life with European champions Leinster
The Irish-qualified second-row played his first full game for Joe Schmidt’s side at the weekend and now has Connacht in his sights.
# Fail
Man rings 999 to report a fight - in Eastenders
Police in England have revealed some of the most pointless phone calls made to 999 in the past month – including a woman who wanted them to give her number to Mark Wahlberg…
# Courts
Double murderer to be extradited to the UK
Ioan Thomas, formerly known as Ian Kentzer, pleaded guilty to two murders in 1991 but violated his release conditions.
# Ironman
Mullingar man takes inaugural Deca Ironman crown
Gerry Duffy was one of only three men to finish the course – swimming 24 miles, cycling 1120 miles, then running for 262.
# Britain
3.6-magnitude earthquake strikes North Yorkshire
Small tremor recorded in northern England just after 9pm yesterday.