Four things you should know in Yorkshire today

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Today we learned that Hull is busy reinventing itself and that hotel goers need look no further than Yorkshire for a good time this Christmas. Elsewhere, police made a quick arrest following the murder of a Leeds prostitute, and Labour have been urged to ditch their controversial leader.

Here are four things you need to know so far today

Memories are made of this in Hull

The man leading Hull City of Culture 2017 is predicting that the sheer volume of opportunities for locals to become involved in the celebrations will leave an indelible legacy.

The cultural renaissance is running alongside an economic revival that is creating thousands of jobs in one of the UK’s poorest cities.

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Man arrested after death of prostitute

West Yorkshire police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder following the death of a prostitute in Holbeck, Leeds, last night.

The woman’s body was found in the early hours of this morning after one of of her friends alerted the police to an assault.

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Yorkshire’s the place for a staycation

Three Yorkshire cities have been named in a list of the 20 best-value places in the UK for a hotel stay, more than any other region.

Sheffield was sixth, York eighth and Leeds 19th in a list that has Plymouth and Exeter as the top two. Sheffield, York and Leeds are all nearer, though...

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Time to ditch Corby

Sir Bernard Ingham has warned that Jeremy Corbyn’s continued presence as Labour leader is damaging for the party and threatening the health of the nation’s democratic values.

Labour should ‘purge itself of this pestilence’ urges Sir Bernard, or form another party.

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