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Almost £1.5 million has been earmarked to help regenerate Hull's Fruit Market in the hope that it will become a cultural centre for the city.
Half of the money is thanks to a successful bid to the Coastal Communities Fund, while the rest is being matched by the council.
Fiona Dwyer reports:
After years in the planning, and even last minute legal wrangling, the diggers today moved in to start the preparation work for the £450 million Able Marine Energy Park in North Lincolnshire.
Meanwhile in Grimsby, the energy giant E.on opened its offshore wind operations and maintenance base. Both projects are set to create thousands of jobs and transform the local economy. Sarah Clark reports.
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Nicola Adams' hopes of boxing gold at the Commonwealth Games are a step nearer after winning the women's fly semi-final. She beat Canada's Mandy Bujold 3 - 0.
Adams will now go through to the final on Saturday against Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh, when she will be in with a chance of being crowned the Games' first women's boxing champion.
England gymnast Nile Wilson pipped his team mate Kristian Thomas to gold in the horizontal bars final.
But a home nations one, two, three was ruled out when Scotland's Frank Baines was nudged out of a a bronze medal by Kevin Lytwyn of Canada.
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The treatment of whistleblowers in public services has often been shocking, according to a group of MPs.
The Commons Public Accounts Committee said that staff had often been subjected to bullying and it called for them to be offered more support. The government said it was acting to ensure people felt free to speak out.
But the former chief executive of United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Gary Walker, who was sacked after he raised safety concerns, says the report will more than likely be ignored.
But the Chairman of the Commons Public Accounts Committee, Margaret Hodge, said the government is taking the issue seriously.
A 25-year-old man from West Yorkshire has been arrested and charged for endangering an aircraft.
The man had shone a laser pen at the West Yorkshire Police helicopter in Featherstone while it was deployed, endangering both the crew and members of the public on the ground.
The crew were able to direct officers to the man, who was immediately arrested.
The man is due to appear at Wakefield Magistrates Court.
The Brownlee brothers from Leeds are taking part in their own triathlon event at Harewood House - and it is open to the public.
Fresh from winning individual gold and silver as well as team gold in Glasgow, Jonny and Alistair were at Harewood House today.