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Homes without power after overnight storms

Hundreds of homeowners woke up to powercuts this morning after storms hit the region overnight.

Lightning lights up the night sky Credit: Holly Swain

More than 400 homes in Wetherby in north Leeds are still without electricity as engineers work to restore the power.

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Bodies of final five Britons to be repatriated from Tunisia

The final five bodies of the Britons killed in the Tunisian beach terror attack are to be repatriated when are to be flown back to the UK later.

And a coroner will continue to open inquests into the deaths of those murdered in the terror attack.

Bodies of final five Britons to be repatriated from Tunisia. Credit: PA

Some 30 British people were among the 38 killed by gunman Seifeddine Rezgui on the beach at Sousse. Yesterday the Queen and the Prime Minister joined millions of people across the country in a minute's silence in a solemn tribute to those killed. An RAF plane carrying the bodies of the final five murdered Britons is expected to arrive at Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this afternoon..

Pearson back Radford despite poor form

Hull FC owner Adam Pearson has backed Head Coach Lee Radford despite recent poor form.

Pearson has criticised the recent performances of The Airlie Birds, who've lost their last four matches, with their latest defeat against bottom-of-the-table Wakefield, who they'll face again tomorrow. It leaves them in in danger of missing out on a top-eight finish.

But he believes the pressure should be on him and the players.

Woman arrested after two men stabbed in Skegness

A woman has been arrested after two men were stabbed in Skegness. Police were called to Lumley Road, Skegness yesterday evening. Both men were taken to Pilgrim Hospital. One has been released after treatment. The second is still in hospital. Scenes of crime officers are examining the area where the incident took place and police are asking for any witnesses to get in touch.

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Rhinos beat St Helens to move clear at top of Super League

Leeds Rhinos put in a convincing performance to beat league holders St Helens at Headingley.

Winger Ash Handley scored his second hat-trick of the season as Leeds completed the double with a ruthless 46-18 victory to go three points clear of them with just three games left before the start of the Super 8s.

Country falls silent to remember victims of Tunisia massacre

One week on from the terror attack in Tunisia, the nation today remembered those who lost their lives in the atrocity. Thirty British tourists were among the 38 holidaymakers who were gunned down on a beach in the resort of Sousse.

At 12 noon towns and cities fell silent, as thousands of people paid their respects. Six of the victims were from our region and today their relatives, their friends and their colleagues joined the silent tribute.

It came on the day the bodies of two more victims from or region were flown back to Britain.

Chris Kiddey reports:

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