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Hull nightclub arsonist jailed for six years

Scott Jackson Credit: Humberside Police

A man who set fire to a nightctlub in Hull while hundreds of people were inside has been jailed.

Scott Jackson started a blaze in the cleaners' store at the Valbon nightclub in February, causing £20,000 of damage.

The 24-year-old, who was drunk at the time and said he did not know why he had done it, admitted arson and was jailed for six years.


Police appeal for missing Rotherham teenager

South Yorkshire Police are appealing for information to help find missing teenager Charlotte Cadwallander.

Charlotte has links to the Bradgate Park, Kimberworth and Ferham areas. Credit: South Yorkshire Police

15-year-old Charlotte was last seen at around 11am today in the Westgate area of Rotherham.

She has not been seen or heard from since and officers are concerned about where she may be.

Charlotte is described as white, around 5ft 8 ins, of slim build with long brown hair.

She often wears a beanie hat and was last seen wearing black jogging bottoms, a blue Addidas hooded top and had a navy parker jacket with her.

Charlotte has links to the Bradgate Park, Kimberworth and Ferham areas.

Leeds' newest train station to help create more than 2000 jobs, says Government

The Government says Leeds' newest train station will provide economic security to thousands of people in the city.

Leeds' newest train station - Kirkstall Forge Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Kirkstall Forge was officially opened this morning. Almost sixteen million pounds has been spent - on new stations - to improve links to the city. It is thought development around the new station will create almost 2,500 thousand new jobs.

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Yvette Cooper: 'Britain feels divided'

Yvette Cooper Credit: HOC

The EU referendum has left the UK divided, Yvette Cooper has said.

In a bid to repair the divide, the Labour MP called on the Government to create a cross-party committee which would also include an array of voices from across the country, to negotiate the country's future and its relationship with the EU.


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Clegg tells Cameron: Call early general election

Nick Clegg Credit: HOC

Former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg has called on Prime Minister to call an early election.

In response, the Prime Minister countered that the Coalition Government had brought in a fixed-term Parliament, and that the decision on whether to call a general election would be the decision of his successor.

Mr Clegg also thanked David Cameron for his "service to the nation" during the five years he led the Coalition Government.

He also spoke of the Prime Minister to see politics from "other people's point of view".

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