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Hundreds of anti-fracking demonstrators march through York

Hundreds of demonstrators marched through York this afternoon in protest at plans to allow companies to frack for shale gas.

Community groups from across Yorkshire joined the rally. It follows North Yorkshire County Council's controversial decision to approve fracking at Kirby Misperton . Sally Simpson reports.


Corbyn brings fight to keep Labour leadership to Hull

Jeremy Corbyn brought his fight to keep his job as Labour leader to Hull today , as he faces a challenge from fellow MP Owen Smith.

Mr Corbyn addressed his supporters at a rally in the Rose Bowl. It followed a similar one in York last night and there's another in Leeds this evening. Earlier Mr Corbyn told Calendar that it was 'nonsense' to blame him for divisions within the labour party.


We 'recognise enormous inconvenience' to customers, say Yorkshire Water

More than 3,500 homes and properties in South Yorkshire are currently with without tap water after a contamination scare.

The alarm was raised in Thorne, near Doncaster, yesteday afternoon, after high levels of bacteria were found in water samples. Teams from Yorkshire Water have been working through the night to try to solve the problem and dozens of gallons of water have been delivered to residents in the streets.

Yorkshire Water spokesman Richard Sears said: "We recognise the enormous inconvenience it is causing our customers."

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