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Tombstoning warning after man rescued from sea off East Yorkshire coast

Coastguards have issued a new warning about so-called tombstoning after a "very lucky" man was rescued by a lifeboat from the sea off the East Yorkshire coast.

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Lottery grant to fund study of England's many dialects

A project to update the most comprehensive survey of dialects in England and open its records to the public is in line for a £798,000 National Lottery grant.

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Resident tells of desperate bid to save toddler in sixth-floor window fall

A traumatised resident in a block of flats where a toddler fell on to cobbles from a sixth-floor window has spoken of the desperate attempts to save him.

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Fracking site operators offer harnesses to protesters who scaled 60ft platform

The operators of controversial fracking site where protesters broke in and climbed 60ft onto a platform have offered them harnesses because of fears of high winds.

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Family of tragic Bradford schoolboy criticise 'serious failure' of inquest

The family of an 11-year-old boy who died after he was found hanging have criticised the "serious failure" of the inquest into his death "to examine all the available and relevant background".

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Flying Scotsman trip halted after technical problems

Hundreds of railway enthusiasts were left disappointed after a journey by Flying Scotsman was cancelled due to a fault.

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I'm confident of positive outcome, says PSNI chief facing misconduct probe

Northern Ireland's police chief has insisted that a probe into alleged misconduct in public office will not find any wrongdoing.

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Theresa May bowled over by Tupperware gift after Boycott's brownie binge

Geoffrey Boycott has attempted to make amends with Theresa May after she accused him of taking her Tupperware when she baked brownies for the BBC Test Match special team.

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Fracking protesters brought to ground after climbing 60ft up rig

The operators of a controversial fracking site have rescued two protesters who broke in and climbed 60ft on to a platform.

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Burglar guilty of killing man and daughter in fire to destroy evidence

A burglar who killed an eight-year-old girl and her father when he set fire to their house to destroy evidence of a break-in across the street has been found guilty of manslaughter.

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Police hunt three men over unprovoked attack on Leeds United fan

Three men are being sought by police after a football fan was punched in the face, kicked and called "Leeds scum" in an unprovoked assault.

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Death of teenager 'had all the hallmarks of a gangland shooting'

The killing of a 19-year-old man who was shot dead in broad daylight "had all the hallmarks of a gangland shooting", a jury has been told.

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Pizza shop sex couple spared jail but face sleeping ban

A couple who had sex in a pizza delivery shop as staff worked on the other side of the counter have been spared jail but told they must sleep apart for almost six months.

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Family tribute to teenager hit by train on level crossing in West Yorkshire

A 16-year-old who died after he was hit by a train on a level crossing has been described as a "loving son, brother and grandson".

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Leeds United players and staff donating day's wages for child's cancer treatment

Footballers and staff at Leeds United are to donate one day's wages to raise money for cancer treatment for a four-year-old fan.

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Dodgem-riding officers were fair play, says police chief

A police chief has defended his officers after they were photographed riding on fairground dodgems.

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I've never eaten a Doner kebab, Harry tells 'cheeky' awards boy

Prince Harry claimed to have never eaten a Doner kebab when he was questioned about his eating habits by a nine-year-old boy.

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Call for Home Secretary to release all papers about Cyril Smith 'cover up'

A "cover up" of child abuse went to the "very highest levels of Government", an MP has claimed, as she called on the Home Secretary to release all papers relating to Cyril Smith.

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No plans for more cuts to police budget, says Amber Rudd

Amber Rudd has told MPs there are "no plans for further cuts" to the police budget amid Tory concerns that officers are overstretched.

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No evidence hanged boy was being bullied, police tell inquest

Police who investigated the death of an 11-year-old boy who was found hanging have found no evidence he was being bullied despite the concerns of his parents, an inquest has been told.

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