Beverley Folk Festival cancelled after going bust - and people won't get a refund

A popular folk festival has been cancelled in its 35th year after announcing it has gone into liquidation.


"It's starting to look like a proper castle"

A remarkable survivor from the Middle Ages has been saved, thanks to a £180,000 Historic England grant.

Alexanda Kotey was accused of being a member of the Islamic State torture and murder cell known as the Beatles which included Mohammed Emwazi (pictured), the executioner also known as Jihadi John

Briton ‘planned UK terror plot’

A BRITON accused of being one of the brutal “Beatles” quartet of Islamic State executioners in Syria is reportedly suspected of helping to organise a plot to kill police and soldiers in London.

Thieves have stolen 100 chickens from a property in Milby near Boroughbridge

Chicken thieves make off with 100 hens from a North Yorkshire village

Thieves have feathered their nests by making off with 100 hens from a North Yorkshire village.

Police said community officers were sent to schools in the region following the threats.

NCA investigation continues after hoax emails closed schools in Yorkshire today

Dozens of schools in Yorkshire were forced to close after being sent "hoax" bomb threats today.
One of the raiders captured on CCTV

Hero customer 'bundles armed raiders empty-handed out of Wetherby store'

A hero customer took on armed raiders today when three masked men threatened staff at a jewellers with a sledgehammer.

Jailed: Connor Taylor

Burglary crime spree pair who 'deliberately flooded' homes in Scarborough jailed

A 21-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy who went on a "truly shocking" burglary spree in the Scarborough area have been jailed.

The accident happened on Westfield Way, close to the Karro Foods site

Man 'seriously injured after car drove into HGV' in Norton

A man is recovering in hospital after being seriously injured when the car he was in drove into a stationary HGV.

Missing: Renata Antczak

Missing woman's husband admits wanting to drug her to find out about affair

The husband of a lawyer who has been missing for almost a year has walked free from court after a judge heard how he wanted to drug her with GHB to find out about an affair.
Police in protective suits at the shopping centre in Salisbury where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found critically ill,

Daughter of ex-spy speaks out after nerve agent attack

Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned alongside her father in Salisbury last month, says she has found herself in a "totally different life" as she continues to recover from the nerve agent attack.

Wanted: John Duggan

Police appeal for wanted Harrogate man

Police are asking for the public’s help to trace wanted man John Joseph Duggan.

Justin Forsyth, former chief executive of Save the Children UK, during a trip to Dagahaley refugee camp, in Kenya, in 2011

Regulator to investigate Save The Children over misconduct allegations

The UK's charity regulator has launched an investigation into how a major children’s charity handled and responded to serious allegations of misconduct and harassment against senior staff in 2012 and 2015

Jamie McKee

Yorkshire fraudsters who scammed tens of thousands of pounds from victims jailed

A gang of fraudsters that stole tens of thousands of pounds from victims has been jailed following a North Yorkshire Police fraud investigation.
Jo Cox

Jo Cox's commission on loneliness is wound up as friend carries on work

A commission on loneliness set up by the murdered MP Jo Cox has been wound up.

Bridgett Chappell

Woman who died after Leeds crash named as family appeal for witnesses

The family of a Leeds woman who died after being hit by a car as she crossed the road is appealing for help from the public.
Police are asking residents to look for weapons following a serious assault

Neighbours asked to search gardens for weapons following 'serious assault' in Hull

Police are asking residents in Hull to check their gardens for weapons thrown away after a serious assault in the early hours of Monday.

Police are investigating an assault in Lemons takeaway in Keighley

Man knocked unconscious in Skipton takeaway assault

Police are investigating an assault in a takeaway in Skipton, which left a man needing stitches.

Looking across The Deep to Hull Dock. Picture Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire local elections 2018: Rivals ‘running neck and neck in many wards’ after Hull’s boundary shake-up

There are major changes afoot in Hull, where a quarter of councillors are standing down ahead of May’s vote. Alexandra Wood reports.

There have been dozens of car thefts in Harrogate

Warning after spate of thefts from vehicles in Harrogate

Owners are being warned to make sure their vehicles are secure after a spate of overnight thefts - with vans being particularly targeted.

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