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  1. Yorkshire's top stories today

    Yorkshire's top stories today include:

    Updates on breaking news will continue throughout the night.

  2. Touching tribute left for 'voice of Yorkshire cricket'

    Although no play has been possible today at Headingley on day one of the Championship match between Yorkshire and Essex, this touching tribute has been left:

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    Dave Callaghan was, for many, the voice of Yorkshire cricket and he died last month.

    Mr Callaghan, who was known as Cally or DC, had worked in sports journalism for more than 45 years, working as sports editor at BBC Radio Leeds and as a commentator for Leeds United.

  3. Drunk driver jailed after high speed police chase

    A 22-year-old drunk driver who tried to escape police in a high speed chase has been jailed for 18 months.

    Police photograph

    Christopher Newton, of South Street in Scarborough, tried to escape police by taking them on a 24-minute chase through Harrogate.

    It came to an end when the vehicle he had taken without permission broke down.

    Appearing at York Crown Court, Newton pleaded guilty to dangerous driving, drink-driving, driving without a licence, driving without insurance and aggravated vehicle taking.

    falseHe was also given an 18 month driving ban and ordered to undertake an extended driving test on completion of his ban.

    Quote Message: He continually drove at high speed, disobeyed red traffic light signals, and carried out dangerous overtaking manoeuvres which put other motorists and pedestrians at great risk" from David Minto North Yorkshire Police
    David MintoNorth Yorkshire Police
  4. Man seriously hurt in road accident

    A man suffered serious injuries after the car he was a passenger in collided with a stationary lorry.

    Westfield Way

    It happened near Karro Foods on Westfield Way in Norton on 31 March.

    A Volkswagen Bora hit the stationary HGV and a passenger in the car, a 20-year-old man was left with serious injuries.

    He is still in hospital in a stable condition and police have issued an appeal for anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

  5. Yorkshire and Essex frustrated by bad weather

    BBC Sport

    A wet outfield meant no play was possible on day one of the Championship match between Yorkshire and last season's champions Essex.


    The whole morning session was wiped out and umpires Ian Gould and Richard Illingworth agreed to inspect in the afternoon at 13:40 BST.

    Heavy rain at Headingley had left the outfield saturated and the decision was taken to call play off for the day.

    Play is set to resume at 11:00 BST on Saturday.

  6. Thieves attempt to steal lead from roof

    Police are searching for two men who attempted to steal lead from a roof in Selby.

    Park Street on Google Maps

    The pair climbed scaffolding and attempted to remove it from a property on Park Street at about 19:30 on Thursday, 29 March.

    Anyone who witnessed the attempted theft should contact police on 101.

  7. Watch: The crowd goes wild for gold number three

    Sarah Urwin

    Reporter, BBC Radio York

    Here's the moment Yorkshire's Jack Laugher and dive partner Chris Mears landed their round five dive to clinch gold at the Commonwealth Games a short time ago.

    I'm at the party in Laugher's home city of Ripon, where people gathered to see the current Olympic champions defend their Commonwealth title.

    It's said to be the hardest dive in the world - but the City of Leeds diver and partner managed it:

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    Video caption: Gold three for Ripon diver
  8. Gold Medal - Jack Laugher and Chris Mears (England)

    Men's 3m synchro springboard

    They're the Olympic champions and now they're back-to-back Commonwealth champions.

    Jack Laugher and Chris Mears have done it! They take the title with ease as they finish 21 points ahead of the field.

    Laugher, from Leeds, makes it three golds on the Gold Coast, too. An incredible haul.

    Canada take silver through Phillippe Gagne and Francois Imbeau-Dulac, and Dominic Bedggood and Matthew Carter of Australia earn bronze.

  9. Gold medal number three for Yorkshire diver

    Yorkshire's Jack Laugher has taken his third gold medal at the Commonwealth Games.

    Diving duo

    The Ripon-born City of Leeds diver has already won gold in the 1m and 3m springboard.

    Diving in the men's synchro event with his partner Chris Mears, the current Olympic champions successfully defended the Commonwealth title to take the top prize.

  10. Listen: 'Synchronised ribs!' - Yorkshire diving harmony

    Yorkshire's Jack Laugher is hoping to scoop his third gold medal at the Commonwealth Games soon.

    He's already taken gold in the 1m springboard and yesterday in the 3m.

    Today, he'll dive in the men's synchro event with his partner Chris Mears.

    Back home in Ripon, family and friends are cheering him on at a party at the Spa Hotel.

    Helen McKenzie, a friend of the family and Jack's former PE Teacher, says the pair are in perfect harmony:

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    Video caption: 'Syncronised ribs!' - Yorkshire diving harmony
  11. Burglars smash hole in wall to break into York jewellers

    Burglars have broken into a York jewellers by knocking a hole in the wall from the shop next door.

    CCTV images

    Police say two men got into the Fraser Hart shop on Coney Street by climbing through the roof of the Cancer Research shop next door.

    Once inside, they knocked a hole through the wall and entered the jewellers.

    Frazer Hart shop

    The break-in took place at about 20:25 on Sunday evening.

    Officers want anyone who saw anything suspicious to contact them.

    Police say they've released CCTV images "in the hope the public might recognise the distinctive clothing the men are wearing".

    CCTV images
    Quote Message: These two men paid no regard to the damage they caused to two buildings and distress caused to staff at both stores." from David Pegg North Yorkshire Police
    David PeggNorth Yorkshire Police