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25 July 2014 Last updated at 08:17

Anne McIntosh replacement chosenKevin Hollinrake

Conservatives in Thirsk and Malton choose an estate agent as their prospective candidate for the next general election.

Kellingley CollieryCoal mine employee buyout 'shelved'

The National Union of Mineworkers says an employee buyout to save Kellingley Colliery in North Yorkshire has been shelved.

Claudia LawrenceMan arrested in missing Claudia case

A man is arrested as part of the investigation into the murder of missing chef Claudia Lawrence, while forensic teams search a pub in her home city of York.

Len Tingle Article written by Len Tingle Len Tingle Political editor, Yorkshire

National parks face biggest change to governance

The Queen's Speech contained a brief reference to government plans that could see the biggest change to how the national parks are run in the six decades since they were set up.

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