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By David McKenna and Kimberley Metcalfe

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Severe disruption: M62 East Yorkshire westbound

BBC News Travel

M62 East Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, at J38 for A63.

M62 East Yorkshire - M62 lane closed on entry slip road and slow traffic westbound at J38, A63 (North Cave), because of a broken down vehicle.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Severe accident: A1165 East Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A1165 East Yorkshire both ways severe accident, between A165 George Street and St Mark Street.

A1165 East Yorkshire - A1165 New Cleveland Street in Hull closed and heavy traffic in both directions between North Bridge and the St Mark Street junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Tom Johnstone

Matt Newsum

BBC Sport

Tom Johnstone's hat-trick helps Wakefield Trinity to a comfortable nine-try victory over Hull KR in Super League.

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Sergi Canos

Brentford and Hull end their season with an entertaining Championship draw at Griffin Park.

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Sika Manu looks around the field for Hull FC

Matt Newsum

BBC Sport

Hull FC ruthlessly take advantage of an under-strength Castleford Tigers squad to move into Super League's top four.

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Football

Scunthorpe and Bradford end their contrasting League One campaigns with a draw at Glanford Park.

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Albert Kelly

Hull FC half-back Albert Kelly signs a new contract with the Super League club until the end of the 2020 season.

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Football

JJ Hooper's second-half hat-trick hands Grimsby a comfortable victory at Forest Green on the final day of the season.

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Severe accident: M180 South Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M180 South Yorkshire eastbound severe accident, between J1 for A18 and J2 for A161 Gainsborough.

M180 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M180 eastbound between J1, A18 (Thorne) and J2, A161 (Gainsborough), because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

George Lawler

Academy graduate back-rower George Lawler signs a new three-year contract with Hull KR that expires at the end of 2021.

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Severe accident: A164 East Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A164 East Yorkshire both ways severe accident, near Old Road.

A164 East Yorkshire - An accident earlier on on A164 Main Street in both directions in Leconfield near the Old Road junction. All lanes have been re-opened. Traffic is coping well.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Watch: A dry and sunny weekend

Abbie Dewhurst

Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

It'll be a dry weekend with plenty of sunny spells.

Watch my full forecast below:

Watch: WW1 tank in Lincoln

A replica of a World War One tank has arrived in Lincoln.

The tank was made for a TV programme by the Grimsby-born TV personality Guy Martin:

The tank is a replica of a tank originally made in Lincoln and is spending the weekend at The Museum of Lincolnshire Life.

The tank was refused the opportunity to drive up Lincoln's High Street last year because of safety concerns over the crowds it would attract.

Bayes 'in denial' over indecent images

Anne-Marie Tasker

BBC Look North

A former Hull councillor, Steven Bayes, has been jailed for a year for downloading indecent images of children and extreme pornography involving animals.

I was in court to hear the judge tell Bayes he was in "denial" about his crimes:

Scunthorpe steel considered for Heathrow expansion

Steel from Scunthorpe could be used as part of a £15bn project to expand Britain's biggest airport.

british steel
BBC

Heathrow bosses have been taken on a tour of British Steel this afternoon.

They're currently considering plans for a new runway at the London airport and to expand the capacity in its terminals.

BreakingFormer Hull councillor jailed

An outgoing senior Hull Councillor has been jailed for a year today for downloading indecent images of children.

Steven Bayes
BBC

Steven Bayes led the campaign for Hull to become UK City of Culture.

He was found guilty in February and dismissed by the Labour party. He remained a councillor until today having not sought re-election.

Three crashes close M62 for hours

Drivers using the M62 faced long delays this morning after three crashes on the motorway.

The air ambulance was called twice to the area and the westbound carriageway was completely closed for three hours.

Kate Sweeting is near Goole, close to where all the crashes happened.

Severe accident: A1079 East Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A1079 East Yorkshire both ways severe accident, at Sutton Lane.

A1079 East Yorkshire - A1079 in Wilberfoss blocked and queuing traffic in both directions at the Sutton Lane junction, because of an accident.

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

This afternoon's weather forecast

BBC Weather

This afternoon looks set to be dry with a fair amount of cloud, although with a few sunny intervals too.

Some lengthier sunny spells towards the end of the day with a top temperature of about 18C (64F):

Weather graphic
BBC

British Steel Scunthorpe bosses eye Heathrow role

Heathrow Airport bosses are meeting with representatives of British Steel in Scunthorpe today.

They're currently considering plans for a new runway at the London airport and to expand the capacity in its terminals.

If Scunthorpe is chosen to be involved in the project, it's thought could bring more than 11,000 new jobs and bring £12bn to Yorkshire and the Humber.

Paul Martin, deputy CEO of British Steel, says the firm wants to make an impact on both the local and national economies:

Yorkshire limp to 50 run total in Essex

BBC Sport

Yorkshire were bowled out for just 50 runs on day one at Essex, with Joe Root out for a golden duck.

Yorkshire at Essex
Rex Features

After winning the toss and deciding to bat, the Tykes were reduced to 22-5 as Harry Brook, Adam Lyth and Root all departed without scoring.

Gary Ballance was the only batsman to reach double figures.

The total was Yorkshire's lowest in the County Championship since 1973.

Travel: Delays on M62 eastbound after collision

One lane's closed on the M62 eastbound before J37 A614 (Howden) due to an accident.

There's slow traffic and the exit slip road is closed:

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Former Hull councillor to be sentenced over child images

A former Hull councillor who was convicted in February of downloading indecent images of children is due to be sentenced later.

Steven Bayes
BBC

Steven Bayes, 56, of Prospect Street, Hull, led the successful campaign for the city to win City of Culture status last year.

Bayes, who was expelled from the Labour Party, remained a councillor until today having not stood for re-election in yesterday's local elections.

Ziggy Stardust-themed student house opens in Hull

A renovated student house in Hull has been themed around the rock group Spiders from Mars, David Bowie's 1970s backing band that hailed from the city.

Spiders House in Auckland Avenue contains memorabilia donated by drummer Mick "Woody" Woodmansey, the last surviving band member.

Woodmansey said he was excited to see his life "immortalised in a liveable time capsule".

The developers said it wanted the house to be a "fitting and lasting tribute".

Motorcyclist dies in crash with tractor and car

A motorcyclist has died after his bike was in collision with a tractor and a car on the A614 in East Yorkshire last night.

The man, in his 50s, suffered fatal injuries in the accident which happened between Middleton on the Wolds and the roundabout at Londesborough Road.

Police would like to speak to anyone who may have seen what happened.

Campaign launched to buy new Withernsea lifeboat

Lifeboat volunteers in Withernsea are expected to launch a £26,000 appeal fund later in a bid to pay for a new inshore lifeboat for the town.

RNLI Withernsea
Tracie Talbot

Withernsea's current lifeboat is 10 years old and is said to be nearing the end of its useful life.

A local housebuilder has already agreed to donate the first £26,000 needed to buy the boat, leaving today's appeal to raise the remaining half.

Scunthorpe steel could be used in Heathrow expansion

Steel from Scunthorpe could be used as part of a £15bn project to expand Britain's biggest airport.

British steel sign
BBC

Heathrow's bosses are due to visit the British Steel plant there later.

They're considering plans for a new runway at the London airport and to expand the capacity in its terminals.

Thousands turn out to watch Tour de Yorkshire

The second stage of the Tour de Yorkshire is now well under way, with competitors in Stage 2 of the women's race now heading from Barnsley to Ilkley.

Tour de Yorkshire
BBC

More than 30,000 people watched the race set off from Beverley yesterday.

The women's race competitors are due to arrive in Ilkley at about 12:20, and the men's race is then due to start from Barnsley at about 14:20 this afternoon.

Want to find out what's happening? Get all the latest live coverage and analysis right here.

Labour retain control in Hull and North East Lincolnshire

Labour has retained control of Hull Council, but with a reduced majority as the Liberal Democrats gained extra seats in Thursday's local elections.

Ballot box
PA

The ruling party saw a seven-seat drop in its total, taking 31 seats with the Lib Dems share in the council chamber increasing to 24.

The all-out election meant that every single seat on the council was contested.

In North East Lincolnshire, Labour has hung on to remain the biggest party despite Tory gains.

Air ambulance at M62 westbound crash site

The air ambulance has arrived at the scene of a crash on the M62 in Yorkshire involving two lorries.

There's also been a second accident in the queues.

The motorway has been closed westbound from junction 35 to 34, near Eggborough and Great Heck:

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Severe disruption: M18 East Yorkshire northbound

BBC News Travel

M18 East Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J7 for M62.

M18 East Yorkshire - M18 exit slip road to the westbound M62 closed northbound at J7, M62 (Langham).

To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

Young councillor's election win 'accolade'

Eighteen-year-old Oliver Freeston has become one of the youngest councillors in the country following Thursday's local elections.

Oliver Freeston
BBC

Mr Freeston was elected as a Conservative councillor for the Croft Baker ward in North East Lincolnshire.

He says the win is "a real accolade":

Hopefully I can encourage people who are my age to come forward and do things productive for society, rather than causing problems."

Oliver FreestonConservative councillor, Croft Baker Ward

Watch: First Asian councillor elected in Hull

There's been no change for Hull and North East Lincolnshire Councils in the local elections.

Labour has remained in power in Hull but with a reduced majority as the Liberal Democrats gained extra seats.

In North East Lincolnshire, Labour has hung on to remain the biggest party despite Tory gains.

However, when it comes to representatives at Hull Guildhall there certainly has been a change, with Labour's Aneesa Akbar becoming Hull's first ever Asian councillor.

She says her election is long overdue:

Travel update: Accident closes J34 M62 westbound

BBC News Travel

There's currently queuing traffic and the main carriageway on the M62 Westbound is currently closed at J34 A19 (Selby/Doncaster) due to an accident.

Two lorries have collided, one coming to a stop in lane two, and the other further ahead in lane three.

The main carriageway has been closed to avoid traffic weaving between the lorries involved and to ease recovery.

A diversion's current in place.

Labour keep power in Hull despite Lib Dem gains

Labour has remained in power in Hull but with a reduced majority as the Liberal Democrats gained extra seats.

Hull count
BBC

The ruling party saw a seven-seat drop in its total, taking 31 seats with the Lib Dems share in the council chamber increasing to 24.

The all-out election meant that every single seat on the council was contested.

In North East Lincolnshire, Labour has hung on to remain the biggest party despite Tory gains.

The overall turnout in Hull was 25%, with six wards pulling in under 20%.

As you were in North East Lincolnshire despite Tory gains

Labour has hung on to remain the biggest party in North East Lincolnshire despite Tory gains.

Candidates also had to endure three recounts in the ward of Immingham.

Labour now has 19 seats to the Tories 18.

Labour holds on to power in Hull despite Lib Dem gains