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  1. News, sport, travel and weather updates resume at 08:00 on Friday
  2. Live updates on Thursday 8 September 2016

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  1. Goodbye: Five things we learned today

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Thanks for joining me today on the live feed for East Yorkshire and Humber. We'll be back tomorrow morning from 08: 00 BST.

    To round off the day lets take a look at five things we didn't know when we woke up this morning.

    1. The sale of Hull City to a Chinese consortium looks doubtful
    2. The sad news that a Grimsby man murdered his wife before killing himself
    3. An inquiry is under way into the 'shared spaces' like those in Grimsby town centre
    4. Sixteen apprentices started working at Hull's Siemens factory
    5. And one of our Paralympians will be competing tonight in Rio (good luck!)

    Thank-you for all the lovely pictures you've sent in today and yesterday evening, I've picked a few below.

    Hull, Flamborough, Lissett
  2. Your headlines this evening

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines from our East Yorkshire & Humber newsroom:

    • BBC Radio Humberside understands that a deal to sell Hull City which was thought to be close to completion won't now go ahead
    • A campaigner is preparing to give evidence to a Parliamentary committee about so-called shared spaces, like the one in Grimsby's Victoria Street
    • Police have said a man murdered his wife at their New Waltham home and then took his own life
  3. Weather: Mostly dry evening

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Any isolated showers at first this evening should become confined to the hills, with most places dry overnight along with some clear periods. 

    Weather Graphic
  4. Hull Marathon attracts runners from as far afield as Mauritius

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    About 1,300 people have signed up so far to take part in Hull's Marathon. 

    People are travelling from all over the country, and the event's attracted interest from people in Norway and Mauritius. 

    There'll be extensive road closures when the marathon takes place on Sunday 18 September.

    Runners
  5. Sport: Supporters Trust claim Assem Allam said deal was off

    BBC Humberside Sport

    We understand the sale of Hull City to a Chinese consortium is off. 

    The club has denied this.

    Hull City Supporters Trust Chairman Geoff Bielby says Assem Allam told him that the deal was off at a funeral today.

    View more on twitter
  6. Sport: Radford targets three wins for second silverware

    Gwilym Lloyd

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Hull FC will lift the League leaders' shield for finishing top of the Super League table if they win their last three games of the season in the 'Super 8' competition. 

    With this in mind coach Lee Radford has told me he's going to play his strongest possible team for those games starting tomorrow night at home to Wigan.

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    Video caption: Gwilym Lloyd speaks to Hull FC coach Lee Radford ahead of Wigan game tomorrow night.
  7. Hull's Ferens Art Gallery recieves painting from late Ian Askew

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The Ferens Art Gallery has received a bequest from the late Ian Askew whose family were prominent in the city. 

    Alderman Francis Askew served as Lord Mayor in 1916. 

    From the other side of the family Joseph Rank who founded the Rank Hovis company was Ian Askew’s maternal grandfather 

    The painting, which is a portrait of ‘Maria from Sterne’, 1777

    The artwork, which is a portrait of ‘Maria from Sterne’, 1777 (pictured) was created by Joseph Wright of Derby who is one of the most distinguished 18th century British landscape and portrait painters, and this is the first work by the artist to enter Hull’s collection.  

  8. Sibling rivalry: Michael Keane v brother Will

    BBC Sport

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    Video caption: Burnley's Keane on sibling rivalry

    Burnley defender Michael Keane reveals what it is like to play against his brother, Hull City striker Will, with the two former Manchester United players set to face each other on Saturday.

  9. Hull businessman robbed in broad daylight

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A 69-year-old man was robbed and his business takings stolen as he walked to his car on Walliker Street (pictured) on Thursday, 25 August at 13:00 BST

    An unknown man snatched the bag from his hands and ran off. 

    Walliker Street in Hull

    Police are appealing for witnesses.

  10. Grimsby man murdered wife before killing himself

    Stuart Harratt

    BBC Local Live

    Humberside Police said Stephen Arnold, 55, killed 46-year-old Karen Arnold at their home on Bude Close, in New Waltham (pictured) on Tuesday.

    A post-mortem examination has taken place, but Humberside Police said it would not reveal how the couple died.

    Detectives said they were "not looking for anyone else in connection with the deaths".

    The home on Bude Close, in New Waltham with police tape and flowers
    Quote Message: These are tragic circumstances and specially trained family liaison officers are supporting the family of the couple... I am well aware of the public interest in the case, but I would urge the media to let the family grieve in peace. " from Bob Clark Detective Chief Inspector at Humberside Police
    Bob ClarkDetective Chief Inspector at Humberside Police
  11. Your headlines this afternoon

    Sophia Ewen

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Headlines from our East Yorkshire & Humber newsroom:

    • Three McDonald's in Grimsby have been targeted by thieves in the early hours 
    • Police are appealing for witnesses after an attempt to abduct a woman in South Cave yesterday evening
    • An inquiry's under way into what some people say are dangerous 'shared spaces' in Grimsby and other towns around the country
  12. Rare chalk streams in our region damaged by weed

    Sarah Walton

    Reporter, BBC Look North

    Wildlife experts say the ecosystem of rare chalk streams in East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire could be irreversibly damaged by a fast growing weed. 

    Himalayan Balsam (pictured) is a foreign plant that has spread across nearly the whole country.

    Himalayan Balsam purple plant

    Now scientists are hoping a new rust fungus will help to safely destroy the Balsam. 

  13. MP enters Westminster competition

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Hull North MP Diane Johnson has entered the competition to find the best canine companion in Parliament.

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  14. First custodial sentence for coercive control

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    Humberside Police have made history being the first force to get a custodial sentence for coercive control offences using victimless prosecution.  

    The 21-year-old victim was repeatedly beaten and verbally abused by her controlling 24-year-old boyfriend. She didn't want to prosecute but Humberside Police did and he recieved a jail sentence of 21 months.

    Quote Message: This case is an excellent example of how successful both the new legislation and the use of victimless prosecution can be. It also highlights how here in Humberside we are working with the CPS to lead the way in successfully prosecuting these abusive and controlling individuals.” from Matt Baldwin PVP's Detective Superintendent Humberside Police
    Matt BaldwinPVP's Detective Superintendent Humberside Police
  15. Sport: East Yorkshire cyclist to compete at Paralympics tonight

    BBC Humberside Sport

    This evening Adam Duggleby from Gilberdyke will be piloting Steve Bate in the Men's B Tandem Pursuit Final on the track.

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    Video caption: Adam Duggleby from Gilberdyke will pilot Steve Bate. He spoke to us before the games.
  16. Yorkshire and Humber sees biggest rise in zero-hour contracts

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    The number of people on zero-hours contracts has risen, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics.

    Graph of zero-hours contracts

    The figures show Yorkshire and the Humber saw the highest percentage point increase in zero-hours contracts from 2.1% to 3.4%.

  17. Woman head-butted in Grimsby town centre

    Caroline Brockelbank

    BBC Radio Humberside

    A 30-year-old woman has been punched and head-butted after getting into an argument with a man and woman near Lloyds Bar on Victoria Street.

    The victim had a bleeding nose and suffered bruising and swelling to her eyes and cheek after the assault at noon on Monday.

    Police are appealing for witnesses.