Here are four things you need to know so far today:
Climbers families refuse to give up hope
The families of the two Bradford climbers missing on Ben Nevis for the last four days remain hopeful that the couple will still be found alive.
Royal visit hears of flooding woes
The Prince of Wales and Duchess of Cornwall have seen at first hand the impact that the Boxing Day floods had on a Yorkshire town.
Sheffield beset by raging inequality
A new report has highlighted the widening gulf between the haves and the have-nots in the city of Sheffield.
Wildlife fans go nuts for Nobby
Visitors to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park near Doncaster have welcomed the attraction’s latest resident, Nobby, a two-year-old polar bear to South Yorkshire.