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Genes are controlled by ‘nano footballs, scientists find

Genes are controlled by structures of molecules which look like footballs but are 10m times smaller, researchers in York have found.

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Twelve people were left injured, three seriously, from the serious crashes at Oliver's Mount.

Biker 'traumatised' by serious crash at Oliver's Mount

A superbike rider has been left “traumatised” after his bike crashed into a crowd of spectators in Scarborough leaving several hospitalised.

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Ross Brennan and Aarron Gledhill, who have been jailed for conspiring to sell drugs on the dark web.

Yorkshire friends jailed for more than 18 years over dark web drugs conspiracy

Two men from Yorkshire have been jailed for more than 18 years for conspiring to import potent drugs and sell them for vast profits on the dark web.

Crime
Jim Gurling of Ryedale Anglers Club fishing the Harome stretch of the River Rye.

Picture by Gerard Binks.

£3m project could ‘redefine’ River Rye

A £3m project that could revive rare and threatened wildlife, restore ancient woodland and redefine a river that was once a lifeblood for communities in the North York Moors National Park is gaining pace.

Environment
Two held over sexual assault of woman in York

Two held over sexual assault of woman in York

Two men are being held over a serious sexual assault in York.

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The Archbishop of York's youth trust was launched in 2008. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Drive to extend archbishop’s youth charity

DR JOHN Sentamu said it has never been “so important” to support young people as he launched a major fundraising drive to extend the reach of his youth trust - almost a decade after it launched.

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Red mullet, smoked eel, fennel, pear edamame beans and soy butter.
 PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Restaurant review: Arras, York

Ottavio Bocca was a bit of legend in York, so is Adam Humphrey big enough to take over at his old manor? Jill Turton heads to Arras to find out.

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Joly de Lotbiniere now lives in London

University Challenge student cleared of rape

A former York student who appeared on the BBC TV quiz show University Challenge has been cleared of raping a woman in her halls of residence.

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Savannah Hall, 22, and four-month-old baby Harley. The mother and baby saved from a burning car following a collision near Whitby.

'They really did save us' - Whitby mum's thanks to rescuers who pulled baby from blazing car

A Whitby mother has said she will be forever grateful to courageous motorists who pulled her and her four-month-old baby from her burning car, moments before it burst into flames.

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Part of the Cinder Track between Scarborough and Whitby.

YP Letters: Cycle track’s potential is going to waste

From: Colin Foster, Scalby Beck Road, Scarborough.

Opinion
A demonstrator is restrained by police in Kirby Misperton on Tuesday.

More arrests as anti-fracking protests continue in North Yorkshire

Four more people have been arrested this afternoon as anti-fracking protests continue in a North Yorkshire village.

Fracking
Call 101 if you know who the items belong to.

Police search for owners of 'stolen' electrical goods in Bridlington

Police want to return electrical goods to their owners after seizing a number of items suspected to have been stolen in Bridlington.

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Emergency services were called to Swinterton Avenue near the River Ouse in York. Pic: Google.

Missing elderly man found 'safe and sound' in York after river search

Emergency services looking for a missing elderly man searched the banks of the River Ouse in York last night (Wednesday).
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Maison Hirstle's death has been described as an "extraordinary tragic accident" by a coroner.

Scarborough boy, 4, hanged by hood in freak accident

Tributes have been paid to a four-year-old Scarborough boy who died in what a coroner described as an “extraordinary tragic accident”.
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Lifeboat crew using drones to help in searches and rescues

A LIFEBOAT crew is trialling drones for use in sea search and rescue operations in what is thought to be a world first.

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Fire crews were called to a gas leak at a block of flats in Scarborough.

Residents evacuated from block of Scarborough flats

Residents have been evacuated from a block of flats in Scarborough following a gas leak.

News
Upgrades are initially available on some weekday services from London King's Cross to Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle and York, with more routes expected to be added shortly.

Virgin East Coast to auction empty first class seats to standard fare payers on Leeds and York routes

Rail passengers unhappy at the prospect of a journey in standard class can now bid for an upgrade.
Transport
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Can you help put police on scent of York perfume thieves?

POLICE in York are appealing for  the public's help to identify  a man and two women suspected of stealing more than £1,000 worth of perfume tester bottles from a  John Lewis store.

Crime
Thief stole from staff tip jar at Robin Hood's Bay cafe

Thief stole from staff tip jar at Robin Hood's Bay cafe

A MAN who stole cash from a staff tip jar at a Robin Hood's Bay cafe is being sought by police.

Crime
Eight enforcement orders have been removed.

Booze-fuelled bad behaviour drops in York

ENFORCEMENT orders that allowed police and council staff to confiscate alcohol being drank in the streets in order to curb anti-social behaviour have been removed from eight areas of York - after not a single incident was recorded in three years.

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