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In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth. Scientists predict that for six months in 2022, stargazers will be able t

yesterday, 08:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Withernsea in from cold as gas supply cut in storms restored after more than 24 hours

A Yorkshire seaside town which had its entire gas supply cut off came in from the cold tonight after engineers carried out repair work. More than 3,000 homes in Withernsea were left without gas after pipes were believed to have been damaged during the re

Monday, 09:16 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire mum criticises lack of proton therapy treatment for UK cancer patients

The mother of a teenage boy who said her son's cancer was treated successfully by proton therapy has criticised the lack of widely available centres in the UK. Rosalie Barnes told the BBC that her 13-year-old son Alex received the treatment in the United

Sunday, 15:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

Opinion column with Blaise Tapp

We are regularly told that January is the most miserable month of the lot: 31 short days and long cold nights when very few of us have any cash and are full of self loathing. As one of the millions of those who celebrate their birthday this month I would

Sunday, 10:23 in Yorkshire & Humber

Are superheroes making kids more aggressive?

Hollywood superheroes, such as Hulk, Wolverine and the X-Men, may be making children more aggressive, according to a new study. Parents are happy to encourage kids, buying them Batman and Superman costumes, without considering the impact. Now research ha

Friday, 12:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Sandbag collection and road closures on Yorkshire coast

Roads will be closed on the east coast ahead of a predicted tidal surge later today. North Yorkshire’s coastal residents are being warned to be prepared for high tides and the risk of coastal flooding from 4-4.30pm this afternoon in Sandsend, Whitby and

Friday, 12:44 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire beach named one of the best in the world

Melbourne, Bora Bora, Hawaii - and Robin Hood's Bay? The Yorkshire seaside spot has joined some of the most exotic destinations in the world on a travel magazine's list of the world's best beaches. The bay, near Whitby, is one of just 25 top beaches sele

Friday, 12:18 in Yorkshire & Humber

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers. The anytime return between the Isle of Wight and Derbyshire is priced at £501.40 - even exceeding the cost o

Thursday, 18:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Driving advice as Bridlington prepares for bad weather

Motorists have been urged take extra care of potential slippery road conditions over the next few days. With a chance of snow and wintry showers forecast to hit the East Riding in the next two days, as well as high winds, drivers are warned to take extra

Thursday, 18:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

Bridlington pensioner accused of thefts amounting to tens of thousands

A 67-year-old woman accused of stealing tens of thousands of pounds from a man is to stand trial at Crown Court. Anne Russell, 67, of Hamilton Road, is charged with five counts of theft. The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) allege Russell stole £44,022 ov

Thursday, 14:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

New scheme to keep students safe

Students at East Riding College in Bridlington have launched a new initiative to keep them safe and reduce crime on and off campus. The scheme has been set up by student representative Connor-Reece Williamson, with support from East Riding of Yorkshire C

Thursday, 11:58 in Yorkshire & Humber

Last chance to speak out on health cuts

Bridlington residents only have a handful of days left to make their voice heard on controversial changes to local health services. Component:1.8328402.1484135952, , ,$mergedBody

11 January 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Young musicians set to rock The Spa

The best young musicians from East Yorkshire and Hull will come together for a special rock concert at Bridlington Spa later this month. Let’s Rock sold out last year and organisers are hoping for similar support this year. The Bridlington-based Remarkab

10 January 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know. In an age of fake websites, internet trolls and unregulated social media driven by faceless global algorithms there remains only one source of written news th

10 January 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

Weather for the week ahead

There’s no sign of any particular wintry weather apart from Pennine areas later in the week. Monday 9 January: Cloudy with rain at times clearing from the North West late morning, finally clearing Holderness early afternoon. Colder brighter weather will

9 January 2017 in Yorkshire & Humber

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