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  1. Live updates for Friday 18 March have now finished for the day. We're back from 08:00 on Monday

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  1. Our live coverage across the day

    Laura Foster

    BBC Look North

    Local Live has finished for today. We're back from 08:00 on Monday with more news from around the area. 

    Join us then!

  2. Beverley schools excited for Tour De Yorkshire

    Tolu Adeoye

    Reporter, BBC Look North

    It doesn't start until 29th April but schools in Beverley are already getting excited for the Tour De Yorkshire.

    At Beverley Minster School, children have been taking part of in a jersey-designing competition.  

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    Video caption: Both pupils and teachers are excited for next month's Tour de Yorkshire

    Whoever wins gets to lead the ceremonial procession at the start of the race.  

    All the timings for this year's Tour de Yorkshire can be found here.

  3. Headlines: Local MP puts pressure on George Osborne and Tour de Yorkshire timings revealed

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Pressure is mounting on George Osborne to rethink £4bn in cuts to disability benefits following campaign by MP for Brigg and Goole.
    • Business owners in Hull have voted to keep paying for a company set up to make the city more attractive to shoppers.
    • Race times released for Tour de Yorkshire.
  4. The Sport Relief 3 Legs 3 Counties challenge is almost over...

    BBC Look North's weather presenter Paul Hudson has almost reached the end of his Sport Relief Challenge.

    Looks like people are already arriving in York city centre to support him and Harry Gration as they near the end of their sponsored nine-day, three-legged walk.

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  5. Tonight on BBC Look North with Peter Levy

    Peter Levy

    Presenter, BBC Look North

    • Parents warned not to put any photographs of their children online to protect them from paedophiles
    • Full details of this year's Tour de Yorkshire
    • Why more people in East Yorkshire and Hull need to join the organ donor register
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  6. Weekend Weather: mainly cloudy

    Keeley Donovan

    BBC Look North

    Good news is it's going to stay dry - but it will feel cold on Saturday.

    It'll be a bit warmer on Sunday though.

    BBC Weather
    Image caption: BBC Weather
  7. Hull researcher says paedophiles are using social media to exploit children

    Laura Foster

    BBC Look North

    A researcher at the University of Hull says paedophiles are stealing photographs of children from social media and editing them so they look naked.

    Keyboard and mousepad

    Dr Dionysios Demetis believes there's around 23 million indecent images of children in circulation.

    He says the only way to stop this exploitation is to remove photographs of young people from social media.

  8. Headlines: Disability benefit cuts and patrols around Victoria Dock

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    • Downing Street says it remains committed to changing the way some benefits are paid to disabled people despite opposition the MP for Brigg and Goole, Andrew Percy and other conservative backbenchers.
    • Local residents living on Hull's Victoria Dock have taken to patrolling the area after a spate of burglaries.
    • A special science festival is taking place in Hull over the next two days. 
  9. Patrols following burglaries in Victoria Dock

    Andy Comfort

    BBC Radio Humberside

    People living on Hull's Victoria Dock have taken to patrolling the area after a spate of burglaries.

    Victoria Dock
    Image caption: Victoria Dock

    Humberside Police say the area isn't a hotbed of crime but the Police and Crime Commissioner Matthew Grove will be at a special meeting on the estate tonight to hear residents' concerns.   

  10. BreakingBusiness leaders vote to keep Hull BID for 5 more years

    Gill Sennett

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Business leaders have voted to keep an organisation set-up to help bring more visitors into Hull for another five years

    Hull BID
    Image caption: Hull BID

    The Business Improvement District is funded by shop owners in the city centre through a one per cent business levy on rates.

    It was set up ten years ago and funds CCTV cameras and marketing and promotional campaigns/events.

  11. The Sporting Weekend Ahead

    Mike White

    Sports Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Looks like it's going to be a busy weekend for our sports teams

    Tonight it's Middlesbrough v Hull City (95.9FM) and Hull FC v Wakefield Trinity Wildcats (1485am, digital & online)

    Tomorrow it's Scunthorpe United v Chesterfield (95.9FM) and Grimsby Town v Bognor Regis (1485am, digital & online)

    Sunday it's Hull KR v Salford Red Devils (95.9FM & online)

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  12. Final Day of Weather Presenter's Sport Relief Challenge

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    The BBC Look North weather presenter Paul Hudson has been busy for Sport Relief recently walking through three counties whilst tied to Look North Leeds presenter Harry Gration.

    So far they've raised more than £150,000.

    3 Counties on 3 Legs Challenge Route
    Image caption: 3 Counties on 3 Legs Challenge Route

    He's due to finish in York this evening

    You can donate to Sport Relief here.

  13. BreakingTimings for Tour De Yorkshire 2016 Released

    Laura Foster

    BBC Look North

    The full list of timings for this year's Tour de Yorkshire race have been released.

    Race Times
    Image caption: Race Times

    Day 1 will start in Beverley with a ceremonial procession at 11.50.

    The actual race will start at midday and head towards Market Weighton and Bubwith.

  14. Fundraising for Sport Relief in East Yorkshire and Hull

    Laura Foster

    BBC Look North

    Plenty of you doing your bit to raise money for Sport Relief today.

    All the children at Hedon Primary School have been taking part in the Sport Relief mile!

    Hedon Primary School
    Image caption: Hedon Primary School
    Hedon Primary School
    Image caption: Hedon Primary School
    Hedon Primary School
    Image caption: Hedon Primary School

    How are you raising money today? Send your photographs to us by Facebooktwitter or email.

  15. Free wildlife advice for farmers in Hull and East Yorkshire

    Chris Arundel

    Reporter, East Yorkshire

    If you're a farmer and you want to help out local wildlife, you can apply for a grant to do just that.

    The charity Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is giving free advice on how to get your hands on that money.

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    Chris Tomson is from the charity. He says the paperwork can be fiddly and that's why they want to help you.

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  16. Hull Science Fair: Formula 1 cars and the evolution of the Jelly Baby

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

      When I was at school, we definitely didn't get to do any science experiments with sweets.  

    Jelly babies
    Image caption: Jelly babies

    But that's what's happening at the Science Festival at the University of Hull this weekend. 

    You'll also be able to find out what it's like to drive a Formula 1 car in a racing simulator.

    It doesn't open until tomorrow - but seems like the children will have a lot of fun when it's all up and running.

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    Video caption: BBC Radio Humberside speaks to people at the science fair at the University of Hull
  17. Middlesborough V Hull City

    Matt Dean

    BBC Radio Humberside

    What can we expect from tonight's big match? 

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    Video caption: What can we expect from tonight's Hull City match against Middlesborough?
  18. Weather: Staying cloudy this afternoon

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Looks like yesterday's sunshine is long gone!

    Weather for Driffield
    Image caption: Weather for Driffield

    It will stay cloudy this afternoon and feel chilly throughout the day. 

    There could be some drizzle, especially near the coast and over hills.

  19. Jo Brand sorry for being grumpy during her Sport Relief walk

    Laura Foster

    BBC Look North

    Comedian Jo Brand started her 'One Hell of a Walk' Sport Relief challenge at the Humber Bridge in January.

    Jo Brand at Humber Bridge
    Image caption: Jo Brand at Humber Bridge

    Today she's apologised if she seemed grumpy on her walk.

    The North Ferriby Pork Pie Club says she was anything but when she joined them down the pub!

    North Ferriby Pork Pie Club
    Image caption: North Ferriby Pork Pie Club
  20. More organ donations needed in East Yorkshire and Hull

    Jo Makel

    BBC Look North

    Barbara and Ami are two mothers from East Yorkshire.

    When their children died, they both decided to donate their organs to help others.

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    Video caption: East Yorkshire mothers want more families to donate organs in Hull & East Yorkshire

    But not enough people are signing up for organ donation in Hull and East Yorkshire. 

    It means 26 people in our area are currently waiting for organs.