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MP calls for Red Arrows contract to be brought forward

The Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy is calling on the Government to look at the possibility of replacing the Red Arrows fleet earlier than is proposed, in the hope of saving jobs at the BAE site in Brough.


Campaign to get girls into science and engineering careers

New research shows that not enough is being done to get girls and women into science and engineering careers with tens of thousands giving up on such careers.

In the last year the number of women going into science, technology, engineering and mathematics, the so-called STEM sector - has fallen.

Now a Yorkshire based organisation which aims to promote science industries for women has gone on the campaign trail and wants change to start right from school age. James Webster reports.

Guard of honour as last body is removed from Didcot Power Station site

The last missing body in the rubble of Didcot Power Station was removed from the site early today.

Guard of honour as body believed to be John Shaw leaves Didcot Power Station site Credit: Thames Valley Police

A guard of honour of more than a dozen workers from the emergency services was formed as the body, thought to be that of sixty one year old John Shaw, who was from Rotherham , was taken away at about 6.30amy this morning.

Mr Shaw was one of four workers including Ken Cresswell, who was also from Rotherham, who were killed in a partial collapse of the Oxfordshire power station exactly 200 days ago.

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