The funerals of five teenagers killed in a car crash near Conisborough have taken place. They were Bartosz Bortniczak, 18, Blake Cairns, 16, Arpad Kore, 18, Jordanna Goodwin, 16, and Megan Storey, 16.
A 15-year-old girl in York fought off a man who assaulted her as she left school today.
The girl was leaving Joseph Rowntree School on Haxby Road at around 4pm when when she was approached by a man who assaulted her and put his hands on her head. The girl fought back and bit the man on his hand. He did not speak to her and left towards Haxby Road when she told him to leave her alone.
She was uninjured but was shaken by the attack and treated by a paramedic as a precaution.
The man is described as white, aged in his mid to late twenties, of thin build with dark circles under his eyes. He was wearing a dark coloured hooded top with yellow writing on the front with the hood pulled up, dark coloured trousers with white stripes up to the knees and dirty white trainers.
Police say it is likely that he will have a cut to his hand where he was bitten and are appealing for anyone with any information to get in touch:
Barnsley striker Sam Winnall will come up against his former club Scunthorpe for the first time tomorrow. Winnall, who signed for the Tykes during the summer, top scored for Scunthorpe last season as the Iron secured promotion from league 2. The 23-year-old admits his career had stalled before Scunthorpe took a chance on him last July.
Representatives from Hull and Liverpool met today to discuss how they can work together to ensure both cities benefit from the growing northern powerhouse. Leader of Hull City Council, Councillor Stephen Brady, Lord Prescott, Chief Executive Darryl Stephenson and Mark Jones, Head of Economic Development and Regeneration met with city leaders in Liverpool to explore what the northern devolution agenda means for the two cities. Topics of discussion included how the government can further support cities and devolve more responsibility, powers and resources.
Leeds United footballers were among the mourners at a funeral service in Doncaster today for 16-year-old Blake Cairns - one of five teenagers killed in the car crash in Consibrough almost two weeks ago. Around 1200 people attended the funeral - the fourth this week for the victims of the tragedy, From Doncaster, David Hirst reports.
The mother of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence is appealing to businesses, friends and family to include a picture of her in every Christmas card they send. Joan Lawrence has also asked for people to take a fresh look at pictures of her daughter, who she thinks may look very different to the images which the police issued when she disappeared. Frazer Maude reports.
The National Fairground Museum based in Sheffield has released a rare and previously unseen collection of photographs from years gone by, to mark 20 years of the archive. It holds over 150,000 images alongside old tickets and historic memorabilia. Matt Price has been looking through the collection.
Charges have been dropped against the two South Yorkshire freedom riders who were arrested at Sheffield railway station in June this year. The freedom riders have carried out a long-running campaign for the reversal of cuts in travel passes for older people and disabled people. They organised mass protests where they travelled without tickets between the South Yorkshire towns. Tony Nuttall and GeorgeArthur were arrested at Sheffield Midland station on 23rd June. Tony Nuttall was charged with obstructing a police officer and George Arthur with obstruction and fare evasion. However, the Crown Prosecution Service has now withdrawn the charges.
Skipton police are appealing for information to find the driver of a car which hit an 89-year-old man and drove off without stopping. The elderly pedestrian, who uses a walking stick, was crossing the High Street when he was hit by a grey car which failed to stop. It drove off in the direction of Skipton Castle. Police are asking the driver of the car to make contact with them and to anyone else who can either identify the driver or who witnessed the collision to come forward. The elderly man suffered serious injuries and after being treated at the scene, he was taken to Leeds General Infirmary by ambulance.
Hull City take on Manchester United at Old Trafford tomorrow in what will be Steve Bruce's 700th game as a football manager. Starting his career with Sheffield Utd he's had spells at Huddersfield, Wigan, Crystal Palace Birmingham and Sunderland before ending up at the KC two and a half years ago.
A new teaser trailer has been released giving fans a tantalising glimpse of Star Wars: Episode VII. Keighley's Peter Mayhew, who plays Chewbacca, is among the stars reprising their roles in the blockbuster.