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  1. Police name Hull man who died nine days after 'assault'

    A Hull man who died in hospital nine days after an alleged assault has been named by police today.

    Scott McKay

    Scott McKay, 41, was taken to hospital with head injuries following an incident on Buckingham Street at about 22:30 on Saturday 6 July.

    He died in hospital on Monday 15 July and his family have today released a photograph of him with police appealing for anyone with further information to come forward.

    A police car at the scene

    Two men from Hull have appeared before city magistrates charged with attempted murder.

  2. Arctic Corsair's bell is packed away ahead of move

    The bell from Hull's Arctic Corsair’s has been packed away and placed into storage ahead of the museum ship's move next month.

    Trevor Evans

    The replica bell, which had been on display in the wheelhouse, was carefully placed in a case by Trevor Evans, the longest-serving volunteer from a team who have worked to maintain the trawler.

    The museum ship is due to be moved for the first time in 20 years as it goes to a new temporary home.

    The Arctic Corsair

    The last surviving sidewinder fishing trawler will be berthed at Alexandra Dock as part of the Environment Agency's £60m River Hull flood defence scheme and the council's Maritime City project.

    The Arctic Corsair will undergo restoration and then be moved to a permanent home in a dry dock at North End Shipyard where it will take center stage in a new maritime visitor attraction.

  3. Man bailed over Grimsby 'stolen motorbike' crash

    A man arrested in connection with a crash in which three teenagers were seriously injured has been released on bail.

    Scene of crash

    An 18-year-old man and two boys, aged 16, and 17, were taken to hospital after the collision in Little Coates Road, Grimsby, at about 01:30 BST on Thursday.

    Humberside Police said the three teenagers were riding on a suspected stolen motorbike without helmets when it collided with a red Vauxhall Corsa.

    A 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of seven offences, including dangerous driving and failing to stop, has been released on bail.

    The force said all three teenagers remain in hospital and has issued an appeal for any witnesses to come forward.

  4. Stanley Metcalf: Police call for air gun surrender

    A police officer has encouraged members of the public to surrender their air guns after a six-year-old boy was fatally shot with an unlicensed air rifle.

    Stanley Metcalf

    Stanley Metcalf died after being hit by an air gun pellet at Sproatley, near Hull, last July.

    Writing on Twitter, Humberside Police's special operations chief inspector for firearms and marine policing James Glanfield said "such tragic events highlight the danger of any firearms".

    He said: "You can surrender any air weapons at our police stations and I would strongly recommend doing so to avoid this happening again to another family."

    His comments come on the eve of a fortnight-long national gun amnesty with police forces across the country urging people to hand in their unwanted guns and items of ammunition.

  5. Warning for patients as Hull GPs hit by IT problems

    GP practices in Hull are currently facing severe IT problems with being patients asked to call ahead of appointments to check they're still going ahead.

    PA Media

    The technical problems mean practices aren’t able to access their clinical system, meaning appointments can’t be booked and prescriptions can't be ordered.

    However, patients with a nominated pharmacy may be able to order prescriptions through them.

    Members of the public without appointments today are asking to avoid making any non-urgent calls.

    NHS Hull Clinical Commissioning Group says it will provide more information as they get it.

  6. Watch: Friday's forecast for Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    There's gong to be some very heavy and persistent today with the chance of a few rumbles of thunder.

    Temperatures will reach 21C in places:

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    Video caption: Watch: Friday's weather forecast
  7. Stanley Metcalf death: Mum calls for change in air gun law

    The mother of a six-year-old boy who died after being shot with an unlicensed air rifle by his great-grandfather has called on the government to change the law around air-powered weapons.

    Stanley Metcalf

    Stanley Metcalf died after being hit by an air gun pellet at Sproatley, near Hull, last July.

    Now Stanley's mum, Jenny Dees, says she wants to see the law changed in England to make it illegal to own an air rifle without a licence, as it is in other parts of the UK.

    Jenny Dees

    "I want them to go ahead with Scotland and Wales and have the same licencing laws put in place - so that's all weapons need a licence", she said.

    "It'd be an offence to own one, and to use one without that licence. But not just that - I want the education around it too."

    A petition for a change in the law has attracted more than 9,000 signatures.

  8. Check your Yorkshire train journey

    BBC News Travel

    If you're making a journey on the rails in Yorkshire this Friday morning, most services appear to be running to time.

    For all the latest live updates from the county's main railway stations, click on the links below:

  9. Yorkshire's weather: Widespread showers

    BBC Weather

    Today will be mainly cloudy and wet with outbreaks of rain spreading from the south-west.

    The rain is likely to be heavy at times, perhaps with the odd rumble of thunder.

    A weather graphic

    Through this evening and tonight, outbreaks of rain will gradually ease and it should become drier later on, perhaps with a few clear intervals.

  10. Man found unconscious in Hull street dies in hospital

    A man who was taken to hospital with serious head injuries after being found unconscious in the street in Hull has died, police say.

    Midland Street

    John Leonard, 55, was found in Midland Street late on Friday 12 July before being taken to Hull Royal Infirmary.

    Humberside Police say he died yesterday afternoon, although his death is not being treated as suspicious.

    In a statement, police said: "We would again like to thank people who came to assist at the time which helped in getting Mr Leonard to hospital quickly."

  11. Stanley Metcalf death: Peace garden opens at Hull school

    A peace garden in memory of a-six-year-old boy who was shot dead by his great-grandfather has opened at his school in Hull.

    Stanley Metcalf

    Stanley Metcalf died in hospital after he was shot in the abdomen by a pellet on 26 July.

    The garden was partly designed by his friends at St Mary’s Queen of Matyrs.

    The peace garden

    It features a picture of Stanley along with the words, "When it rains, look for rainbows, when it's dark, look for stars".

    An image of a dove

    Albert Grannon, 78, of Church Lane, Sproatley, was jailed for three years at Sheffield Crown Court after admitting manslaughter and possessing an air rifle without holding a firearms certificate.

  12. Three hospitalised after Grimsby crash

    A man and two teenage boys are being treated in hospital after the stolen motorbike they were riding was involved in a crash earlier this morning.

    grimsby crash

    It happened on Little Coates Road at the junction of Broadway around 01:30 when a black Honda CBR collided with a red Vauxhall Corsa.

    An 18-year-old man sustained 'life changing' injuries including a broken neck, leg, arm and internal injuries.

    A 17-year-old and a 16-year-old boy were also taken to hospital with serious injuries.

    Humberside Police say all three were on the bike at the time, none of them were wearing helmets and they are currently under investigation for an alleged burglary, theft of a motor vehicle and dangerous driving.

    Grimsby crash investigations

    It's believed the incident followed an altercation shortly before the collision and the 22-year-old driver of the car has been arrested on suspicion of three counts of GBH, three counts of dangerous driving, and one count of failing to stop.

    grimsby crash investigations alt
    Quote Message: Three people on one motorbike not wearing helmets is not only illegal but extremely dangerous. We have been giving warnings about this for a long time and we know that nuisance motorbike riding and motorbike crime is a concern for residents across the force area. This incident very clearly highlights these dangers and will undoubtedly change the lives of the four young people involved. from Detective Inspector Kerry Bull Humberside Police
    Detective Inspector Kerry BullHumberside Police