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Summary

  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday
  2. Updates on Thursday 2 June 2016

Live Reporting

By Clare Crooks

All times stated are UK

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  1. Our Live coverage across the day

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Local Live has finished for today. 

    We're back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news from around the area. Join us then.

  2. Discussions between Hull City and Premier League on new membership scheme

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City and the Premier League have issued statements about discussions they're having over the club's new membership scheme.

    It's believed Premier League rules make it compulsory for ticket concessions to be offered to pensioners and children. 

    statements issued by Hull City and Premier League
  3. Traffic and travel update: Retford to Doncaster line reopens

    BBC Travel

    Virgin Trains are reporting that work to repair the overhead lines at Retford has been completed.

    Trains are moving through but its expected to have a knock-on impact up until 20.00.

    Hull Trains say the 18.50 from Kings Cross to Beverley will start from Doncaster.

  4. Watch: Reaction in Hull as BHS goes into liquidation

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Department store BHS will go into liquidation with the loss of up to 11,000 jobs after efforts to find a buyer failed.

    The decision followed a lengthy bidding process aimed at saving BHS, which went into administration in April.

    This is what shoppers in Hull had to say about the announcement. 

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    Video caption: Shoppers in Hull react to the news that BHS looks set to go into liquidation
  5. Prosecution figures for rogue landlords in Hull and East Yorkshire

    Sarah Corker

    BBC Look North

    Figures obtained by BBC Look North show how many landlords were prosecuted by local authorities in Hull and and East Yorkshire in recent years. 

    Between 2011-2015 the East Riding of Yorkshire Council prosecuted two landlords, while receiving 3,667 complaints from tenants.

    Hull City Council prosecuted 16 landlords between 2011-2016 but were unable to tell us how many complaints they'd received. 

    some of the conditions tenants claim they're living in
  6. Weather for Hull and East Yorkshire: A cloudy evening

    BBC Weather

    Cloud will thicken from the east overnight, bringing some patchy, but most parts should stay dry, although some drizzle is possible. 

    Winds quite brisk and from the north or northeast.  

    Weather Forecast
  7. Latest Headlines for Hull and East Yorkshire: Rogue landlord prosecutions revealed

    Natalie Glanvill

    Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom this afternoon:

    • Figures show 18 landlords have been prosecuted across Hull and East Yorkshire in five years
    • Humberside Police says a scheme to tackle rough sleepers cuts begging
    • Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson silent on any bid for Hull City
    • Hull KR travel to Wakefield aiming for finish in the top eight
  8. Hull named as one of the most congested cities

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A report has named Hull as the sixth-most congested city in the UK. 

    The study by Greener Journeys has described congestion as a disease which has brought average traffic speeds below 10 miles per hour in some cities. 

    It says the thought of sitting on a bus in slow moving traffic is putting many people off public transport which means more cars on the roads and creating more pollution. 

  9. Have Your Say: Should Humberside Police hand out contracts to rough sleepers?

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Humberside Police say they're handing out contracts to rough sleepers as a way to reduce anti-social behaviour and begging in the city centre.

    Here's what some of you think of the proposals. 

    Quote Message: I have a friend who was made homeless through no fault of their own. It is a terrible situation and one which requires a lot of thought on how to help people. from Meg
    Meg
    Quote Message: It's like the authorities think people are begging and sleeping rough because it's a right laugh. Where's the compassion? from Gary
    Gary
  10. Watch: Tackling rogue landlords in Hull and East Yorkshire

    Sarah Corker

    BBC Look North

    How easy is it for councils to take action against landlords who don't properly maintain their property?

    We spoke to Lindsay Judge from the Resolution Foundation. She says it's difficult for local authorities who have shrinking budgets.

    Ian Sanders from Hull City Council says they will only prosecute as a last resort. 

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    Video caption: Housing Charity says cash-strapped councils are struggling to tackle bad landlords
  11. Watch: Fairview studios celebrates 50 years in the business

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Hull's Fairview recording studio is celebrating 50 years since it first opened.

    The studio was founded by Keith Herd and has hosted some big name bands over the years.  

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    Video caption: Fairview studios in Willerby is celebrating 50 years in the business
  12. Traffic and travel Update: More damage discovered on trainline

    BBC Travel

    Hull Trains have just tweeted that more damage to overhead wires at Retford has been discovered.

    The line between Doncaster and Retford in not expected to re-open until at least 16.00.

  13. Traffic and travel update: Network Rail repairing East Coast overhead lines

    BBC Travel

    Network Rail have sent this tweet of workmen repairing overhead lines at Retford.

    Trains travelling along the East Coast mainline between Doncaster and Retford are experiencing severe delays.

    Hull trains say customers who decide not to travel today can use their tickets tomorrow. 

    Network Rail repairing overhead lines
  14. Hull FC chairman has 'no comment' over Hull City takeover rumours

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull FC chairman Adam Pearson is making no comment in response to speculation linking him with a possible takeover bid for the club he once owned, Hull City. 

    The Hull Daily Mail are today suggesting Pearson may be connected to a British-based group involved in discussions. 

    However, when approached by the BBC he wouldn't say if there was any validity to the story. 

    Adam Pearson had no comment over Hull City takeover rumours
  15. Watch: Weather for Hull and East Yorkshire with Keeley Donovan

    BBC Weather

    Here's the weather with Keeley 

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    Video caption: Here's the weather with Keeley Donovan
  16. Figures claim Yorkshire has high number of asylum seekers receiving financial help

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Yorkshire has some of the highest numbers of asylum seekers receiving financial help, according to a survey by the national news agency, the Press Association.

    It says there are nearly four-and-a-half thousand people waiting to see if they'll be allowed to stay here, who are getting assistance with accommodation and living costs.

    That's the third highest figure in the country, behind the North West and the West Midlands.   

  17. Police appeal for witnesses after 16 year old boy is robbed

    Jonathan Willis

    Local Live

    Detectives are appealing for witnesses after 16-year-old boy was robbed on Anlaby Road, Hull at around 7.15pm last night.   

    The two boys allegedly pinned the victim to a wall before taking his smartphone.

    The suspects have been described as:

    White, between 15-16 years-old, around 5ft tall and a skinny build. He was wearing a dark hooded top with the hood up.

    White, between 15-16 years-old and around 5ft 10in tall. He was skinny with dark blonde hair. He was wearing a dark hooded top with the hood up.

  18. Two off-duty nurses save man's life

    Louise Wheeler

    BBC Look North

    Here's a picture of the two nurses who saved the life of a man when they were at a swimming pool. 

    Christina Scurr and Kristina Peat, both staff nurses at Castle Hill Hospital in Cottingham, were swimming when they noticed Tony Nichols, from Kirk Ella, had fallen unconscious and had stopped breathing. 

    Mr Nichols is now recovering well.

    Christina Scurr and Kristina Peat saved Tony Nichols life