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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A64 North Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A64 North Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, from B1248 Scarborough Road to A169.

    A64 North Yorkshire - A64 closed westbound from Spital Farm Roundabout in Staxton to the A169 junction in Old Malton, because of an overturned vehicle.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: A1(M) North Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) North Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from J51 for A1 to J50 for A61.

    A1(M) North Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on A1(M) southbound from J51, A1 (Leeming Bar) to J50, A61 (Baldersby), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  3. Yorkshire's top stories

    These are the top stories from across Yorkshire so far today:

    Updates on breaking news will continue across the weekend.

  4. A64 disruption warning near York

    Police are warning of an ongoing incident on the A64, between Fulford and Askham Bar in York, leading to heavy congestion:

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  5. Commissioner announces candidate to be Chief Constable

    The woman who could be North Yorkshire's next Chief Constable has been revealed.

    Lisa Winward

    Police and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire Julia Mulligan has announced her preferred candidate for the job is Lisa Winward.

    She is currently North Yorkshire’s Temporary Chief Constable and Deputy Chief Constable and was chosen following a two-day interview process.

    She also had to take questions from the public in a Question Time style event.

    The law requires she have a confirmation hearing before the North Yorkshire Police and Crime Panel, which will take place on 15 August.

  6. Watch: Red Arrows spotted over York

    Did you see the Red Arrows over York this afternoon?

    The famous RAF aerobatic team were on their way to the Sunderland Airshow, but decided to give the good people of Yorkshire a cheeky display.

    The were spotted at the train station and above York Minster.

    Video content

    Video caption: The Red Arrows were spotted over York today on their way to the Sunderland Airshow
  7. Rail services begin to move...slowly

    Rail services on some routes in Yorkshire are beginning to resume after a lightning strike at York affected signalling.

    However, there are still numerous cancellations and delays and operators are advising customers to avoid travelling if possible.

    Please continue to check National Rail enquiries for the latest travel information:

    View more on twitter
  8. Crowded trains on the East Coast Main Line

    Danny Savage

    North of England correspondent

    I've been one of the many people hit today by the massive disruption caused on the railway by a lightning strike at York.

    I have managed to get on a train though, but you don't often see this in First Class:

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  9. Signalling problems remain in York

    Network Rail say the signalling problem is fixed in Leeds, but there are still major problems in York, after a lightning strike took out a control centre.

    Leeds station

    Disruption is expected for the rest of the day on the rail network.

    Passengers are being told to check arrival and departure times before they set off, you can do that by clicking here.

    Northern, who operate a majority of local services in Yorkshire say: "Customers are also asked to check carefully before travelling later in the afternoon as services are likely to be subject to further delays and cancellations."