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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A165 East Yorkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A165 East Yorkshire eastbound severe accident, from A1079 Beverley Road to Charles Street.

    A165 East Yorkshire - A165 Freetown Way in Hull closed and queuing traffic eastbound from the A1079 Beverley Road junction to the Charles Street junction, because of an accident.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  2. Call for old water pipes to be replaced

    There are calls for the water system in Hull to be upgraded after a 95-year-old pipe burst in the city.

    A burst pipe on Bankside

    The council have accused utility companies of leaving ageing systems at the mercy of the elements, after pipes burst on Osborne Street and Bankside (pictured).

    Councillors claim the pipe on Osborne Street was 95-years-old, and fear many others in the city are the same age.

    Councillor Darren Hale, deputy leader of Hull City Council, said: "We can't have a situation that 95-year-old pipes in a major city are the norm - there's got to be investment in infrastructure."

    Yorkshire Water say they have an extensive programme for replacing their water mains and spend about £10m a year replacing pipes.

  3. Runner who 'cheated' banned from marathon

    A runner has been banned from taking part in the Hull marathon, after it was found he had cheated by crossing the finish line without actually completing the race.

    The finish line on the RB Hull Marathon 2015

    The unnamed man had entered the marathon four times, but an investigation by race authorities found he had not actually run the course.

    Marathon organisers could only find evidence of his presence at the chip timing mats, which record a runner's progress around the track.

    They say that, although he crossed the finish line, "the runner’s times do not reflect other evidence considered".

    His results from the last four years have been disqualified and he will be banned from entering for the next five years.

    In a statement the marathon said: "Organisers will not tolerate anyone trying to breach the rules of the event and discredit those who have trained for the challenges and run within the rules set out."

  4. National TV exposure for film made in Hull

    A film made in Hull will be shown to millions when it's aired on BBC Two this weekend.

    A still from the film A Northern Soul

    The film, A Northern Soul, sparked a row when it was given a 15 rating because of strong language.

    But councils around the country defied the censors, making it a 12A so younger audiences would be able to see it.

    The film follows Steve (pictured), who struggles to make ends meet as he tries to teach hip-hop to children in Hull schools with his "Beats Bus".

    Director Sean McAllister said: "There are many Steves in each city across great Britain - and that was the point of making this film."

    A Northern Soul is due to be shown on BBC Two at 22:00 on Sunday.

  5. Steroids and cash seized by police in East Yorkshire

    Steroids and £30,000 of cash have been seized by police in five separate raids across Hull and East Yorkshire.

    Steroids seized by Humberside Police

    Humberside Police said it had found "a significant amount of steroids" after executing warrants in Hull, Beverley and Keyingham.

    Two men have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply a controlled drug.

  6. Work begins on a new footbridge in the middle of Hull

    Work has begun today on a new footbridge in Hull.

    It's hoped it will make it easier for pedestrians to cross a busy dual carriageway.

    Work on the pedestrian bridge

    The bridge will link the marina to the city centre.

    It should be completed by Spring 2020.

    Work began on the Roger Millward Way last week, which includes building two new lanes through the middle of the roundabout.

  7. 'Bloomin' marvelous' - tulips to be planted all over Hull

    Tulips will be springing up across Hull next year.

    An arts organisation is planting the colourful flowers around the city:

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  8. 'Headscarf revolutionary' turns on Hull's Christmas lights

    Thousands watched Hull's last surviving "headscarf revolutionary" turn on the city's Christmas lights last night.

    The lights being turned on in Hull last night

    Yvonne Blenkinsop pressed the button on the same day she was given the honorary freedom of the city.

    Yvonne Blenkinsop

    She was one of a group of women from Hull who forced changes in the fishing industry with their trawler safety campaign in the 1960s.

    She said she "couldn't believe" she'd been given the freedom of the city: "I'm tickled pink - and that's just putting it mildly. I'm really honoured."

  9. Police go back in time with 70s patrol car

    Humberside Police has tweeted a photograph of the 1978 Ford Consul GT, which would have once been seen patrolling the streets of East Yorkshire:

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  10. Watch: Friday's weather forecast

    Alina Jenkins

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    It'll be a dry day with large amounts of cloud but also a few bright or sunny spells.

    Watch my full forecast here:

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    Video caption: It'll be a dry day with large amounts of cloud but also a few bright or sunny spells.
  11. Yorkshire's Friday weather forecast

    BBC Weather

    There's a lot of cloud with some mist and fog around this morning.

    It'll stay overcast this afternoon, with just a few glimmers of brightness.

    Tonight will be mild and largely cloudy with the chance of fog in places:

    Weather graphic
  12. Check your Yorkshire train journey

    If you're making a journey on the rails in Yorkshire today, most services appear to be running to time at the moment.

    However, the 08:34 Bradford Forster Square to Leeds service has been cancelled.

    And be aware that Hull Trains continues to run a "reduced" service. For more details, click here.

    For all the latest live updates from the county's main railway stations, click on the links below:

  13. Man jailed for 'random' supermarket knife attack

    A Grimsby man cut a teenager's throat in an unprovoked attack and then strolled into a supermarket to eat raspberries, a court in Hull has heard.

    Colin Clarkson,

    Colin Clarkson, 51, of Heneage Road, whispered "random murder" as he knifed the 19-year-old outside an Asda store in Grimsby in July.

    He then calmly walked into the shop and sat on the floor eating berries while waiting for police to arrive.

    Clarkson admitted attempted murder and possessing an offensive weapon during a hearing at Hull Crown Court and was jailed for 10 years and eight months.

    Crown Prosecution Service lawyer Jeremy Evans said the victim was "very lucky to escape with his life" after the "brutal, random and completely unprovoked attack".

  14. Grimsby knifeman who ate fruit after attack jailed

    A Grimsby man has been jailed after slashing a teenager's throat in "a brutal, random and completely unprovoked attack," before sitting on the floor of a supermarket and eating fruit.

    Colin Clarkson sitting on the floor in ASDA

    Colin Clarkson, 51, of Heneage Road, Grimsby, attacked a 19-year-old who was selling energy contracts outside an Asda supermarket in the town.

    He left a number of gaping wounds in the victim's throat.

    CCTV footage showed that after the attack he went to the vegetable aisle of the store and began eating raspberries.

    Colin Clarkson eating some fruit

    Clarkson admitted attempted murder and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place, he appeared at Hull Crown Court for sentencing today.

    He was given 10 years and eight months imprisonment with an extended licence period of five years.

    Two pictures of Colin Clarkson

    Speaking after the case, Jeremy Evans from the Crown Prosecution Service said: "The victim was very lucky to escape with his life.

    "This was a brutal, random and completely unprovoked attack on the victim in broad daylight outside a busy supermarket."