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  1. News, sport, weather and travel updates will resume at 07:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 20 June 2016

Live Reporting

By Andrew Barton

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Our live coverage across the day

    That's the end of our live service for today.

    I'll be back from 07:00 on Tuesday with more news, sport, travel and weather updates from around the county. 

    I'll leave you with some of the stories we've covered today represented in pictures, with the delightful addition of Aysgarth Falls, sent in to us by BBC Weather Watcher I Mark.

    Montage of the day

    Don't forget we really welcome pictures from you and they don't have to be of tumbling, whooshing and gushing water, cascading over limestone rocks, millions of years old!

    You can send in whatever your lens catches via Twitter, Facebook or email.

  2. Police appeal for witnesses after toddler dies in Whitby collision

    More on the news that a two-year-old girl's died after being hit by a black 4x4 in Whitby last week.

    Anyone who was in the Lockton Road or Fyling Road area of the town and who may have witnessed the child or the car before the incident is being asked to contact police.

    The girl was wearing pink and purple trousers and a white coat with pink and purple flowers and an insect print. 

    Officers are continuing patrols in the area "to gather any further information about the incident and provide reassurance to local residents", police say.

  3. York Carriageworks: Memories and old photos 20 years on

    The Press

    A series of photos of the York Carriageworks in The Press a couple of weeks ago prompted former coachbuilder Gordon Smith to come forward.

    Gordon, now 70, worked at the Carriageworks for 35 years, from leaving school at the age of 15 up to the day the works closed, when he was 50.

    York carriage works
  4. North Yorkshire's weather: A brighter afternoon ahead

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Any rain will clear this afternoon, leaving most places dry and turning brighter with sunny spells later. 

    The top temperature will be about 20C (68F) with a light westerly wind.

    Weather forecast
  5. Headlines: Two-year-old dies after 4x4 collision, York twin city's EU warning and Selby bypass work under way

    Sarah Urwin

    BBC Radio York News

    The headlines from our York newsroom this lunchtime include:

  6. Woman slashed with knife by cyclist in York park

    Andrew Barton

    BBC Local Live, York

    A woman in her 40s was slashed with a knife in an attack in York's Rowntree Park on Saturday afternoon.

    The victim was walking by herself near the corner of the skate park on the footpath heading towards Millennium Bridge when she was approached from behind by a man riding a cycle.

    Rowntree Park, York

    Officers believe the man was trying to cut the strap off her bag, but missed and slashed her arm with a knife, causing a 2cm cut. 

    The suspect was slim with well-groomed, short, dark brown hair and wearing a black jumper. He was riding a grey or silver mountain bike and rode off towards Millennium Bridge.

    The park was very busy at the time of the incident and officers would like to hear from anyone who was there between 16:45 and 17:20 on Saturday.

  7. Watch: 'You've really made the grade' - Harrogate teacher joins National Space Academy and wows pupils

    Joanita Musisi

    Reporter, BBC Radio York

    British astronaut Tim Peake returned safely to Earth on Saturday, after six months at the International Space Station -  a journey he described as the "ride of my life"

    His mission created a huge amount of excitement all over the world, but nowhere more so than at a school in Harrogate which has linked with the National Space Academy, after one of their teachers joined the team.

    To get pupils at at Ashville College interested in science and space, Conor Davies has been wowing them with magical scientific master classes:

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    Video caption: Harrogate college teacher joins National Space Academy
  8. Photographs, tweets and videos show how love triumphed at spectacular York Pride


    It was the day when York showed the world that love will always triumph.

    At a spectacular York Pride, hope, happiness and unity prevailed, the perfect answer to some dark days.

    Dog wearing pride colours

    This was the first British LGBT Pride since the Orlando shootings at a gay club. Proceedings began with a public prayer outside York Minster and a minute’s silence.  

  9. Two-year-old girl dies after being hit by 4x4 in Whitby

    A two-year-old girl who was hit by a 4x4 vehicle in Whitby last week has died, police have confirmed.

    Emergency crews were called to the scene on Lockton Road at about 18:15 on Thursday.

    The victim was taken to James Cook Hospital in Middlesborough in a critical condition, but she died the day after from her injuries.

    North Yorkshire Police say: "Specially trained officers are continuing to provide support to the child's family at this very distressing time."

  10. Munster to Minster: Brexit warning to York from German twin city

    The mayor of York's twin city in Germany has written to York's Lord Mayor urging Britain to stay in the EU.

    The letter congratulates Councillor Dave Taylor on becoming York's new Lord Mayor and invites him to Germany - but it also includes a message about Thursday's referendum.   

    Munster and York Minster

    Markus Lewe says he's "concerned" about the idea of "Brexit", saying he believes "very strongly" in what the EU has achieved. 

    Mr Lewe has told BBC Radio York he's concerned about the prospect of the UK voting to leave in the referendum on Thursday.  

    Quote Message: National identity is very important. You have the British identity, we have the German identity. But also we have the Europe identity. I wish we have a vision for living peacefully together in a Europe of freedom." from Markus Lews Lord Mayor of Munster
    Markus LewsLord Mayor of Munster
  11. Yorkshire's ranks depleted for Durham clash

    BBC Sport

    Yorkshire are back in County Championship action against Durham at the Riverside later after getting off the mark in the T20 blast on Sunday.

    Yorkshire beat Derbyshire by one run under the Duckworth-Lewis method.

    They go into today's match with depleted ranks due to injury and the absence of their England stars.

    Quote Message: It's an opportunity for some of our younger players to show what they can do. We see it as a positive, the fact we've got so many involved with England." from Martyn Moxon Director of cricket, Yorkshire County Cricket Club
    Martyn MoxonDirector of cricket, Yorkshire County Cricket Club
  12. Listen: The view on England v Slovakia from York commentator Guy Mowbray

    Georgey Spanswick

    Presenter, BBC Radio York

    Ahead of England's crunch game against Slovakia tonight at Euro 2016, I've been speaking to York boy Guy Mowbray.

    Guy used to report on Rugby League, cricket and football when he was a reporter here at BBC Radio York - and he now heads the BBC commentary team.

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    Video caption: York football commentator Guy Mowbray on England's chances tonight.

    I caught up with him as he was about to set off for Saint Etienne, where tonight's match is being played. He told me what it's like trying to contain your emotions when you're commentating.

    Keep listening to the end if you want to hear about the best supporter banner he's ever seen - it's worth it...

  13. Headlines: Parliament's tribute to Jo Cox MP, Brexit warning from York's twin city and delays caused by Selby bypass reconstruction

    Nathan Turvey

    BBC Radio York News

    The latest headlines from our newsroom in York include:

    • Parliament is being recalled this afternoon so tributes can be paid to the Yorkshire MP Jo Cox who was killed last Thursday
    • The mayor of York's twin city in Germany has written to York's Lord Mayor urging Britain to stay in the EU
    • North Yorkshire's drivers are being warned of three months of delays on one of our busiest roads because of ongoing reconstruction work to Selby's bypass
  14. North Yorkshire Police officers nominated for bravery award

    Four North Yorkshire police officers have been nominated for a national bravery award for their courage in disarming a violent teenager who had just killed his friend.

    PCs Steven Harvey, Martin Scott, Dave Ellison and Alex Gregory, had to deal with Sam Donley, 19, who stabbed his friend Liam Miller to death and attacked a passer-by outside his home in Hamilton Drive West, York, last July after experimenting with a hallucinogenic drug.

    PCs Steven Harvey, Martin Scott, Dave Ellison and Alex Gregory

    As the officers approached the front door of the property, they found Mr Donley still brandishing the knife. and using it to stab himself while fighting furiously.

    Quote Message: These officers put themselves at huge risk, confronting an armed offender who had just killed his friend and was extremely violent and dangerous. Their bravery should be commended." from Mike Stubbs, Chairman, North Yorkshire Police Federation
    Mike Stubbs,Chairman, North Yorkshire Police Federation
  15. North Yorkshire in pictures: A majestic roof, fretted with golden fire in Scarborough

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    I couldn't keep this to myself and just had to share this beautiful pic sent in to us by Graham Dukes.

    Graham says: "I thought you might be interested in this photo taken on Sunday from my mobile of Scarborough sunrise."

    Scarborough Castle sunset

    He was right, I'm very interested. Isn't it beautiful and isn't technology amazing!

    You can send your photos to BBC Local Live in several different ways, via Twitter, Facebook or email. Keep them coming...

  16. 'An emotional afternoon' ahead as MPs prepare for Commons tribute to Jo Cox

    Andrew Barton

    BBC Local Live, York

    MPs are due to make an emotional return to Parliament later to pay tribute to West Yorkshire Labour MP Jo Cox, who was killed last week in the centre of Birstall near Leeds.

    Jo Cox

    The North Yorkshire Conservative MP Nigel Adams has told BBC Radio York Mrs Cox was a "lovely person" and he's been left "horrified" by her death.

    Quote Message: The brutality in the way she was killed really affected me. It's affected all MPs, which is why I'm going to be in Westminster today. It'll be quite an emotional afternoon."

    Thomas Mair, who is accused of killing Mrs Cox, is due to appear in court in London later.

  17. Watch: A weekend of tributes to killed MP Jo Cox

    Andrew Barton

    BBC Local Live, York

    MPs are due to make an emotional return to Parliament later to pay tribute to their colleague, the Yorkshire Labour MP Jo Cox, who was killed last week in Birstall. 

    Tributes have been paid to the MP throughout the weekend, including at Headingley Cricket ground and at St Peter's Church in Birstall.

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    Video caption: Looking back at a weekend when people across Yorkshire paid tribute to murdered MP Jo Cox.

    The Reverend Paul Knight conducted one of the services in the town and paid tribute to Bernard Kenny, the 77-year-old man who attempted to stop the attack. 

    Mr Kenny is still recovering in hospital from a stab wound.  

    An online appeal set up in Jo Cox's name on Friday has so far raised more than £800,000.

  18. North Yorkshire's weather: A generally dry day with some sunny spells

    It'll be a rather cloudy start to the day across Yorkshire with plenty of sunny spells by the time we get to this afternoon.

    It'll be largely dry with a few isolated showers and highs of up to about 20C (68F). 

    Watch my full forecast here:

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    Video caption: Owain Wyn Evans has Yorkshire's weather forecast for Monday 20 June 2016.