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Fighting talk as police and firefighters step in the ring for charity

Humberside Police Chief Constable Lee Freeman believes his men have what it takes to be victorious as officers from the force take on firefighters in a charity boxing match. Pride will be at stake as both teams fight it out to be crowned the 2017...

Friday, 09:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

This is when snow is forecast in Hull - and how much will fall

Forecasters have revealed when Hull and East Yorkshire is likely to expect snow. A yellow weather warning was put in place by the Met Office in preparation for Storm Caroline which brought with it freezing 90mph gales and snow. However, this didn't...

Friday, 09:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

Amy Johnson plane replica is 'getting closer' to staying in Hull

The man who designed the replica of Amy Johnson’s Gypsy Moth that was set for a museum near York now says “it’s getting closer” to staying in Hull. The plane has been hanging in Paragon Interchange for most of 2017 after it was designed by inmates at...

Friday, 09:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

The never-ending mystery of missing Damion - last seen three years ago today

He disappeared without a trace after heading to Sheffield to buy a new car. Yet three years on Humberside Police are no nearer finding out what happened to Damion Vernon, despite a huge river search and meticulous CCTV viewing. Now, on the third...

Friday, 08:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Huge rail delays for Hull Trains journeys after 'catastrophic engine failure'

A number of trains to and from Hull have had to be cancelled today after a Hull Trains service suffered a "catastrophic engine failure" which caused passengers to be trapped on board for five hours. Rail users were left stranded when the...

Friday, 08:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

Mum of murdered Joanne - 'We're serving a life sentence, not her killer'

The mother of murder victim Joanne Hemingway says her daughter's killer should never be let out of jail and "life means life". Angela Burkitt, 52, was jailed for life for Joanne's murder on Thursday, and was told she must serve a minimum of...

Friday, 06:04 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man breaks his friend's jaw in both places for tapping him on the shoulder at a party

A man who has become an "ambassador" for the city was told by a judge "pull yourself together" after breaking his friend's jaw at a party. Burly Jack Foster struck a man he had known since school so hard he broke both sides of his...

Friday, 05:35 in Yorkshire & Humber

Humber Street drunk taken to police cell - where he caused £50 of damage

Adam Davies, 29, of Hutt Street, west Hull, must do 40 hours of unpaid work, and pay £50 compensation, for causing £50 of damage to the walls of a cell belonging to Humberside Police. There was no separate penalty for being drunk and disorderly in...

Friday, 04:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

This East Yorkshire choir has raised hundreds for the NSPCC

Generous-hearted people in East Yorkshire have raised £1,000s for a leading children’s charity already this year. The Hull Daily Mail and the NSPCC have teamed up for the Light up a Life for Christmas campaign, urging readers to help Childline help...

Friday, 04:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Concern growing for Richard Best who has been missing for 8 days

Police are appealing for information to help find a 39-year-old man who has been missing for more than a week. Richard Best was last seen in Hessle Road on November 29. He was wearing a navy/black jacket and dark teams at the time of his...

Thursday, 18:47 in Yorkshire & Humber

Wanted: The seven Hull suspects at large who police are desperate to catch by Christmas

Humberside Police have released a list of their most wanted people in the run up to Christmas. Seven people have been urged to hand themselves in to officers in relation to a range of matters, including rape and burglary. Police have confirmed their...

Thursday, 18:13 in Yorkshire & Humber

Shoppers have had their first look around Hull's new Sports Direct

Shoppers have praised Hull’s new flagship Sports Direct store after it opened its doors on Thursday afternoon. Customers flooded through the doors at 3pm to get their hands on some of the first products off the shelves of the Ferensway shop. The new...

Thursday, 17:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Passengers trapped for five hours on train from Hull to London

Passengers were trapped on a Hull Trains service for more than five hours after it began leaking fuel. The 09.48am service from London Kings Cross to Hull hit an object on the railway line, which caused a rupture in the fuel tank. Passengers reported...

Thursday, 16:56 in Yorkshire & Humber

Hull man wrongly holed up in Indian jail for four years speaks of 'amazing' feeling to be home

An East Yorkshire soldier who was wrongfully imprisoned in an Indian jail says it is "fantastic to be cold and wet again" after finally returning home. Ray Tindall, 42, was one of the so-called 'Chennai Six' - a group of six British...

Thursday, 16:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

How Humberside Police are preparing for Mad Friday

Extra police will be on patrol as Hull prepares for one of its busiest days of the year - Mad Friday Humberside Police have been working closely with pubs and clubs across the city ahead of December 22, which is expected to be the busiest days of the...

Thursday, 16:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

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