Here are four things you need to know so far today:
Hunt on for escaped prisoners
A manhunt has been launched after two prisoners serving indefinite life sentences absconded from HMP Hatfield and Young Offenders Institute in Doncaster.
Girl gangs causing concern at Sheffield school
A Sheffield school has come under fire after two teenagers were attacked by a gang of girls in a fortnight, allegedly leaving one with broken ribs.
Travel chaos after fatal accident
Yorkshire commuters faced nightmare delays today after a man was hit and killed by a train on the east coast main line, bringing services in both directions to a standstill.
All right, calm down, Scousers can apply...
Bradford-based supermarket Morrisons has distanced itself from a search for extras for its new TV ad which suggested people from Liverpool were excluded.