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  1. Election 2017: Yorkshire's winners and losers

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    That's all from us for today. What a 24 hours...

    Certainly the 2017 general election has given us something that could have ramifications for years to come.

    Nick Clegg and Jared O'Mara

    Here are the winners and losers across Yorkshire:

    • Perhaps the biggest of the losers was Nick Clegg (above left), former leader of the Lib Dems and former Deputy Prime Minister. His seat, Sheffield Hallam, went to Jared O'Mara (above right), with a majority of more than 2,000
    • In West Yorkshire, Conservative Kris Hopkins lost his seat to Labour's John Grogan, but by a very small 249 majority
    • Another Lib Dem to lose out, again to Labour, was Greg Mulholland who lost out to Alex Sobel in Leeds North West
    • And in East Yorkshire, Hull West and Hessle has a new MP after Labour's Emma Hardy replaced Alan Johnson, who held the seat for 20 years before standing down

    We'll see you again from 06:30 on Monday morning for the latest breaking news from across Yorkshire. Phew.

  2. General election 2017: How Yorkshire looks now

    Here's a handy visualisation of the winners and losers in the general election.

    As you can see, there's a little less blue and orange and a little bit more red:

  3. Campaigners lose High Court challenge over changes to 13th century York tower

    Campaigners have lost a High Court challenge over plans for a visitor centre at York's Clifford's Tower.

    Clifford's Tower

    They've been fighting against Historic England's plans to build the centre and a cafe at the site which dates back to the 13th century. They say it resembles a "toilet block" and would "spoil the site".

    English Heritage was granted permission to build the £2m visitor centre last October.

    They said the project would enhance access to the site and work was due to begin in November.

    Those against the plans have been given a fortnight to ask the Court of Appeal to consider their case.

  4. 'General election campaign was poor' - East Riding Council leader

    The Conservative leader of East Riding Council says the situation after the general election is "a complete mess".

    Councillor Stephen Parnaby

    Speaking to BBC Radio Humberside, Stephen Parnaby has said he doesn't think Theresa May has a long-term future as party leader.

    He said: "I think there was an awful lot of complacency and there was a lot of expectation. Frankly I think the election campaign was poor."

  5. Flights grounded at Leeds Bradford Airport due to drone

    Flights to and from Leeds Bradford Airport were grounded for a short time at the weekend after a drone was flown over the site, it's been revealed.


    The West Yorkshire Police helicopter was scrambled at about 13:00 last Saturday when air traffic control alerted officers to an infringement of their airspace.

    The helicopter tracked the drone to the Eccup area, but the people who were remotely flying it couldn't be found and today police are appealing for more information.

    Planes were told to remain on the ground while the search was being conducted, police say.

    Quote Message: Clearly the airport is controlled airspace and any unauthorised flying in that area presents obvious risks." from Insp Andy Loftus West Yorkshire Police
    Insp Andy LoftusWest Yorkshire Police
  6. Listen: 'We're in for a very uncertain period'

    Steve White

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    The former head of the civil service and ex-chief executive of Sheffield City Council has spoken of his concern for the country after yesterday's general election.

    Lord Kerslake, who is also chair of the board of governors at Sheffield Hallam University, helped prepare the Conservatives for potential coalition negotiations ahead of the 2015 election.

    He's been telling me whether he thinks Theresa May has the authority to remain as prime minister:

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    Video caption: Lord Kerslake on the results of the general election.
  7. Hull pupils 'disconcerted and confused' by exam paper error

    Pritti Mistry

    BBC Local Live, Hull

    An exam board has apologised for "poorly wording" an A Level psychology exam question, weeks after making an error in a GCSE paper.

    Students sit exam

    Students were faced with a question asking them to "calculate the mean percentage of words", normally seen in a maths exam.

    Exam board OCR has since apologised and said it would "correct this in our marking".

    Damian Walmsley, deputy head teacher at St Mary's College in Hull, said students who sat the exam on Wednesday had been left "disconcerted and confused" by the question.

    "The exam was stopped briefly by the invigilator, who contacted the exam board and got advice for students to ignore the question," he added.

  8. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A58 West Yorkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    A58 West Yorkshire eastbound severe accident, between Roseville Road and Shepherd's Lane.

    A58 West Yorkshire - A58 Roundhay Road in Leeds closed eastbound between the Roseville Road junction and the Shepherd's Lane junction, because of an accident.

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

  9. The new political picture in Lincolnshire

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    That's it from me after a somewhat busy few hours, but before I go here's a quick rundown of the thrills and spills we've had in Lincolnshire as the general election results flowed in:

    • Lincoln is now an island of red in a sea of blue after Karen Lee clinched the seat for Labour
    • The Conservative MPs who've been re-elected in our region have all gained increased majorities
    • UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has announced his resignation at a press conference in Boston after coming third in the constituency
  10. Watch: South Yorkshire's Labour winners react to victories

    South Yorkshire is now a sea of red after former Lib Dem leader Nick Clegg lost his Sheffield Hallam seat to Labour.

    The other 13 South Yorkshire seats remained with Jeremy Corbyn's party, and the successful candidates have been speaking about their wins.

    Sarah Champion, who remains MP for Rotherham after increasing her majority by 3.9%, had this to say following her re-election:

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    Video caption: Rotherham MP, Sarah Champion on holding her seat.

    The Barnsley East constituency was always going to have a new MP after Michael Dugher announced he wouldn't seek re-election.

    The successful candidate there was Labour's Stephanie Peacock, who gave this reaction to her victory:

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    Video caption: Stephanie Peacock, new Barnsley East MP victory speech.
  11. Watch: Lincoln's young voters have their say

    Lizzie Musham

    BBC Local Live, Lincolnshire

    Labour's success in Lincoln has been put down in part to the number of young people coming out to vote.

    Lincoln has a large number of university students and we asked young people in the city what persuaded them to vote:

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    Video caption: The result in Lincoln was partly put down to the number of young people coming out to vote
  12. Man dies in crash near Grantham

    A 20-year-old man has died after the car he was driving came off the road at Londonthorpe near Grantham and overturned.

    It happened at about 22:35 yesterday night on High Road, police say.

    A 19-year-old local man who was a passenger in the car was taken to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham where he remains in a very serious condition.

    Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is being asked to get in touch with police.

  13. Lincolnshire's mental health services 'good' - health watchdog

    Lincolnshire's mental health services have been rated "good" by a national health watchdog.

    The Care Quality Commission report follows an inspection carried out in April which said services at Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust required improvement overall.

    The latest report says supervision and maintenance of patient records still need improving though, and demand on beds and acute care remain high - reflecting national pressures.

    But, safety, caring and responsive staff and leadership are all rated good, the report says.

  14. Watch: 'Manifesto a big turning point' for Labour - Keighley's new MP

    Labour's John Grogan is one of the new MPs for West Yorkshire in Keighley following the general election.

    Mr Grogan took the seat from Conservative Kris Hopkins, but by only 249 votes.

    Mr Grogan says that although he didn't vote for Jeremy Corbyn as leader, he gave the party a "marvellous campaign".

    He added that the Labour leader has given the party hope:

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    Video caption: Labour's John Grogan is one of the new MPs for West Yorkshire in Keighley.
  15. Hull City: New head coach Slutsky "can't wait to get started"

    BBC Humberside Sport

    Hull City's new head coach Leonid Slutsky is due to arrive in East Yorkshire next week to take over the role left vacant by Marco Silva.

    Leonid Slutsky

    He said: "I am delighted to become the head coach of Hull City and I am very much looking forward to the challenge of guiding the club back to the Premier League.

    "I already know that this is an important club with a big and loyal fanbase. I've had a good feeling about it ever since meeting the Allam family and I can't wait to get started," he added.

  16. Watch: How Yorkshire voted in the general election

    David Rhodes

    BBC Yorkshire

    The votes are counted and we now know who the winners and losers were.

    While we wait to see what happens next, let's look at the cold hard facts of how Yorkshire voted in the 2017 general election:

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    Video caption: BBC data journalist David Rhodes looks at how Yorkshire voted
  17. Lincoln's new MP aims to continue nursing

    Karen Lee, Lincoln's new Labour MP, also happens to be a nurse at Lincoln County Hospital.

    Karen Lee

    She's preparing to take her seat at Westminster after having pushed out Conservative Karl McCartney.

    Despite this, she says she hopes she can still do some nursing shifts as well as carrying out her duties as the city's new MP.

    Ms Lee says: "I would really like to carry on, perhaps doing the odd bank shift and keep my registration current. I had to work very hard to be a nurse and I enjoy being a nurse."

  18. Parents' 'pride' in new Sheffield Hallam MP

    Paulette Edwards

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Labour's Jared O'Mara is coming to terms with being elected the new MP for Sheffield Hallam, ousting Nick Clegg of the Lib Dems - the party's former leader - in the process.

    He's the first ever Labour MP for the constituency and his parents joined me to share how pleased they are with the news:

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    Video caption: Parents of Jared O'mara share their delight at their son winning Sheffield Hallam.
  19. Extra police kept close eye on election counts

    There were extra officers on duty at election counts across the country last night.

    These officers were on patrol at the Guildhall in Hull:

    Officers at Hull count

    And there were armed officers on duty at the count in Boston:

    Police in Boston
  20. 'Some healing to do': New head of York Minster bell tower

    York Minster has a new head of its bell tower. Angela Mitchell has been appointed to the role, after 20years of being part of the minster's former bell-ringing team.


    One of her first tasks will be to help recruit and establish the Minster’s new band of volunteer bell ringers.

    The Minster Chapter dismissed its 30 volunteer bell-ringers in October 2016, because of "safeguarding issues".

    The dismissal of the team came after they refused to accept a decision not to reinstate a team member suspended, following an investigation into allegations of sex offending against children.

    The allegation never led to a charge.

    Commenting on her appointment, Angela Mitchell said: “The recent history of bell ringing at the Minster has been difficult and there is some healing to do."