Four things you should know in Yorkshire today

Today we heard of hope for the safety of two young climbers from Bradford lost on Ben Nevis; welcomed Prince Charles and his wife to Stamford Bridge; learned of a worrying social divide in Sheffield; and welcomed a fourth polar bear to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park in Doncaster.

The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall, visit the Royal Hall, Harrogate.The Prince and the Duchess share a joke whilst unveiling the plaque.17th February 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Here are four things you need to know so far today:

Climbers families refuse to give up hope

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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