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Austin Mitchell: Goodbye Brian Clough

In the moment that made him a national figure, then Calendar presenter, Austin Mitchell, chairs an interview between Brian Clough and Don Revie in September 1974.

Clough, who had that day been sacked as Leeds United manager after a tempestuous 44 day reign, was faced by his predecessor Revie, while Austin Mitchell kept the peace

The interview has since gone down in Leeds United and footballing legend:


Couple rescued after yacht sinks in Humber

Couple were brought to shore by volunteers.

Volunteers from an East Yorkshire lifeboat station have rescued a couple from Pontefract after their yacht sank this afternoon.

Humber Rescue crew members were called to reports of a vessel which had struck the Whitton Lightfloat in the River Humber. The 26 foot yacht was said to be damaged, sinking with 2 people on board.

Boat took just 'a few seconds' to sink.

A rescue boat was launched and teams were on scene within a couple of minutes only to find the yacht sunk and no sign of the two people.

But the couple were found clinging to the light float, in shock but safe and well. They say their boat sank within seconds.

Father of fallen PC completes North Pole marathon

In a crime that horrified the country, Bryn Hughes' police officer daughter Nicola was murdered when she answered a 999 call. Nicola and her colleague Fiona Bone were killed in a gun and grenade attack by Dale Creegan in Manchester in 2012.

In the aftermath of the tragedy Bryn, who's from Huddersfield, has set up a charity in Nicola's memory. And to raise money and awareness, he's just completed one of the world's most gruelling challenges - the North Pole marathon.

Businesses 'fighting for survival' as roadworks take place

Businesses in a Lincolnshire village say they're fighting for survival because the High Street's closed for months while new sewer pipes are installed.

The work in Ruskington was supposed to be finished this month but Anglian Water says it will now last until June. The new pipes are needed to prevent flooding but local firms say the disruption is driving away customers. Adam Fowler reports.


Report shows dramatic rise in people turning to food banks for emergency handouts

Campaigners are claiming parts of the region are in the grip of a hunger crisis as a new report lays bare a dramatic rise in people turning to food banks for emergency handouts.

More than 37,000 people in Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire received three days emergency food over the last year - that's almost a three fold increase on the previous 12 months.

All this on the day, that new figures show an extra 3,000 people have lost their jobs in our region over the last three months. We have two reports, first this from James Webster.

Ex-chair of the Co-op bank, Paul Flowers, charged with possessing illegal drugs

The former chairman of the Co-op bank and clergyman Paul Flowers has been charged with possessing illegal drugs.

Reverand Flowers, a methodist minister from Bradford, called the media vultures as he arrived at a police station in Leeds to find out the decision of prosecutors. He'll now appear in court next month accused of possessing drugs including cocaine and crystal meth. Jon Hill reports.

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