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Summary

  1. Howden MP David Davis has rejected claims by the boss of Siemens that manufacturing would suffer if Britain left the EU
  2. Greybull Capital completes purchase of Scunthorpe steel works
  3. Humberside Police arrest 70 people for drug-driving last year
  4. Updates on Tuesday 31 May 2016

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Jonathan Willis

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Local Live has finished for today. 

We're back from 08:00 tomorrow with more news from around the area. Join us then.

Tonight's headlines from BBC Look North

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East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

Here are the latest headlines from the BBC Look North newsroom.

Watch the full programme on BBC One from 18:30.

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Weather for Hull and East Yorkshire: Outbreaks of rain throughout the evening

BBC Weather

Further outbreaks of rain are expected, heavy at times.

It will also remain rather breezy cloudy and murky, especially across coastal areas with some mist, occasional drizzle and widespread hill fog likely.  

Weather this evening
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Latest Headlines: Hull MPs claim illegal roadside tethering of horses increasing

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • Two Hull MPs say the problem of horses being illegally tethered by the roadside in Hull is getting worse and is a growing traffic hazard
  • More than 1,000 people have attended the funeral of Roger Millward one of the country's best rugby league players
  • Plans have been submitted for more than 100 homes as part of an urban village in Hull's Fruit Market

Man wanted over assault in Hull

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Humberside Police have released this image of a man who is wanted in connection with an assault in Hull city centre in the early hours of Saturday morning. 

A 25-year-old man was knocked out following an altercation with two other men while on a night out. 

Following the incident the injured man needed treatment at Hull Royal Infirmary for a head injury.

Man wanted over assualt in Hull city centre
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Traffic and Travel News: Delays around Hull City Centre

BBC Travel

EYMS have tweeted that temporary traffic lights on Anne Street are causing chaos. 

They say its delaying buses on the Carr Lane diversion by up to 30 minutes.  

Scott's Square

A planning application is submitted for more than 100 homes as part of a £17m scheme to regenerate Hull's Fruit Market area.

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Latest Headlines: Tributes paid to Hull KR Legend Roger Millward

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire this afternoon:

  • Tributes have been paid to Hull KR Legend Roger Millward at his funeral in West Yorkshire
  • Two of Hull's MPs are calling for more to be done to tackle the problem of horses illegally grazing on the city's roadsides 
  • Police are investigating whether a teenager in Bridlington was hit by a pellet from an air rifle

Weather for Hull and East Yorkshire: Here's the weather with Owain

BBC Weather

Here's the weather forecast with Owain

Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow

Yorkshire's Jonny Bairstow and Joe Root are among four England players freed to play for their counties in the T20 Blast.

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Police appeal for witnesses who helped Hull attack victim

BBC Radio Humberside

A search is on to find two men who helped a distressed woman in Hull in the early hours of Saturday morning. 

It's claimed the 27-year-old was grabbed by a man who allegedly tried to take her into a nearby alleyway.

She managed to run away into the road where a car stopped and two men in a VW Golf helped her. 

A 33-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted sexual assault and has been released on bail.

Hull FC players nominated for award

BBC Humberside Sport

Danny Houghton and Scott Taylor have been nominated for the Super League's Player of the Month award for May.

The Black and Whites moved to the top of the Super League on Saturday after a 32-24 victory against ST Helens at the KCOM stadium. 

Danny Houghton and Scott Taylor
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Jason Gillespie

Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie confirms that he will not be leaving to take a role with Cricket Australia.

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Hull City players on international duty

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City have sent this tweet letting fans know which of their players are on international duty.

Among the players joining their national teams is Abel Hernandez. 

He has been named in the Uruguay Squad.

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Watch: Council holds 'low level' talks with potential buyers for Hull City

Katy Austin

BBC Look North

The leader of Hull City council has confirmed it has had "low level" talks with parties interested in buying the city's football club. 

Stephen Brady said he'd like to work with whoever owns the club and help them develop the area around the KCOM stadium. 

He also said fans must be united with the club going forward. Some supporters are unhappy about changes to season tickets:

Watch: Hull City's Chuba Akpom's Wembley celebration

BBC Humberside Sport

Hull City have have published this short video of Chuba Akpom celebrating following their promotion to the Premier League at Wembley.

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Pallbearers carrying Roger Millward's coffin into a church

Hundreds of mourners pay their respects to former Castleford and Hull Kingston Rovers stand-off Roger Millward at his funeral.

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Hull band confirms Glastonbury appearance

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

New Hull band Pavey Ark are heading to Glastonbury this year. 

The City of Culture team caught up with them to discuss their latest developments.

Pavey Ark
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Police looking at possible air rifle incident

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Police are investigating the possible shooting of a girl with an air-powered weapon. 

The 16-year-old heard a bang and felt something hit her arm causing a small cut. 

She was walking across the Playing fields off Matson Road Thursday tea time when it happened. 

Latest Headlines: A thousand people attend Roger Millward funeral

Natalie Glanvill

Reporter BBC Radio Humberside

  • A thousand people attend the funeral of Hull KR rugby league legend Roger Millward
  • Hull MP Diana Johnson has called for more action on tackling the illegal fly-grazing of horses
  • Hull City Council leader Stephen Brady has told BBC Radio Humberside that £1bn is being invested in the city

Horse medication stolen from farm near Hull

BBC Radio Humberside

Horse medication that is potentially dangerous to humans has been stolen from a farm near Hull. 

Around 50 yellow tranquiliser tablets were taken from Owstwick. 

Officers say just taking one of the pills would be sufficient to harm a person.

Weather: Hull and East Yorkshire: A cloudy and windy afternoon

BBC Weather

A cool, cloudy and windy day with outbreaks of rain and drizzle spreading west.

Tuesday Weather
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One thousand attend Roger Millward's funeral

Matt Dean

BBC Radio Humberside

This was the moment Roger Millward's coffin was carried into church. 

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Leading figures from Rugby League remember Roger Millward

Matt Dean

BBC Radio Humberside

John Whiteley MBE has spoken about the late Roger Millward.

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Nature reserve opened up to wheelchair users

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Yorkshire Water's Tophill Low nature reserve near Driffield is going to be opened up to wheelchair users. 

The water firm is working with a not-for-profit company, Experience Community, to make changes to the reserve. 

At present its bird hides and viewing points are currently inaccessible to anyone in a wheelchair.

Tophill Low
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Hull City News: Isaac Hayden thanks fans as he heads back to Arsenal

BBC Humberside Sport

Isaac Hayden has sent this tweet thanking Hull City fans. He returns to Arsenal after his loan spell at the Tigers came to an end. 

Isaac Hayden thanks fans
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Man attacked for his mobile phone and £20

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

A man has been attacked on Vane Street in Hull by two men and a woman when he refused to give them any money. 

They took the 44-year-old victim's mobile phone and wallet last Thursday evening.

The victim suffered a swollen right eye, swollen lip and a blooded mark to his cheek.   

Stephen Brady: £1bn being invested in Hull

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

One billion pounds worth of investment is being made in Hull this year according to the council leader Stephen Brady this morning. 

He's highlighted the new Siemens wind turbine factory and the development of the Fruit Market as signs of the progress the city is making. 

Hull City Council leader Stephen Brady
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Watch: Hull MP calls for action on the illegal fly-grazing of horses

Hull North Diana Johnson is calling for more action to tackle the illegal fly-grazing of horses in the city.

Last year councils were given more powers to tackle the issue. 

A meeting will be held later this week to look at what can be done.

Funeral of rugby legend Roger Millward takes place today

BBC Humberside Sport

Gwilym Lloyd has sent this report ahead of Hull KR legend Roger Millward's funeral. 

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Watch: East Yorkshire man with Motor Neurone Disease records voice

Jo Makel

BBC Look North

Jason Liversidge from Rise in East Yorkshire has motor neurone disease and will eventually lose the ability to speak. 

Researchers have been recording Jason talking, along with men with a similar accent, so that they can create a computerised voice that sounds as close to his accent as possible.

Listen: Martin Green on Hull City getting promoted

Lizzie Rose

BBC Radio Humberside

The team behind Hull City of Culture 2017 is welcoming the news of Hull City's promotion to the Premier League. 

On saturday, the Tigers won one of the most lucrative games in football to get into English football's top tier- the club will gain more than £100m. 

The Chief Executive of Hull 2017 Martin Green says it's great timing:

Latest Headlines: Hull KR fans remember Rugby League legend

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines this morning from our Hull and East Yorkshire newsroom:

  • Hull KR fans will remember rugby league legend Roger Milward at his funeral today
  • Hull's City of Culture team says it's looking at ways to encourage football fans to take part in events
  • Work on a new £5m school for Beverley gets under way today

Ceremonies held to remember the Battle of Jutland

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

A special service is being held today in Grimsby to mark 100 years since a famous naval battle known as 'The Battle of Jutland'. 

It happened during the First World War in the North Sea - and became the longest sea battle in history.

Today's services in Hull and Grimsby Minster will commemorate local people who fought in the battle and local fishing fleets who served during the war.

Battle of Jutland
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On Today's Burnsy show

David Burns

BBC Radio Humberside

At 09:30 this morning I will be speaking to Hull City Council leader Steve Brady about Hull City's promotion to the Premier League and what it means for the wider community. 

Join me on BBC Radio Humberside now. 

North Ferriby United to interview for new manager

BBC Humberside Sport

North Ferriby have sent out this tweet that they will interview for a new manager later this week.

Head coach Billy Heath took over as manager of FC Halifax Town on a two-year contract last week.  

The Villagers will play next season in the national league. 

North Ferriby sent out this tweet
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Inquiries continue after serious car crash in East Yorkshire

Jonathan Willis

Local Live

Investigations are continuing after a crash which left seven people injured, three of them seriously, in East Yorkshire. 

The crash happened on the B1253 near Octon, north of Driffield on Monday. 

Three people were taken to Hull Royal Infirmary for treatment and four others were taken to Scarborough. The road was closed for a number of hours.

Car crash North of Driffield left seven injured
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Watch: Weather with Owain for Hull and East Yorkshire

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Funeral of Hull KR legend Roger Millward held in Yorkshire

Matt Dean

BBC Radio Humberside

The funeral of the rugby league legend Roger Millward will take place today in West Yorkshire. 

Many fans were shocked when the former Hull Kingston Rovers captain and coach died at the beginning of the month. 

Fans are allowed to attend today's service in Pontefract but may have to stand outside the church.

Roger Milward will be remembered later today
BBC

Latest Headlines: Funeral of Hull KR legend Roger Millward to be held

Sophia Ewen

BBC Radio Humberside

Headlines across Hull and East Yorkshire this morning:

  • The funeral of the rugby league legend Roger Millward will take place today in Yorkshire
  • A special service is being held today in Hull to mark 100 years since naval 'Battle of Jutland' 
  • Investigations continue into a crash which left seven people injured, three of them seriously, north of Driffield