Thousands of runners have turned out for the annual Hull 10K.
A film about the Grimsby Chums has had its premiere.They were first World World soldiers who volunteered to fight on the Western Front.
One Direction's Louis Tomlinson made his professional football debut for Doncaster last night, delighting 5,000 fans with his cameo.
Staff at the Yorkshire Sculpture park will find out later if its been named Art Fund Museum of the Year for 2014.
The 500-acre open-air gallery in Wakefield is one six venues in the running, selected for its innovative use of space and consistent contribution to the art industry in Britain.
Bill Cowling is show director and says it will be a first in more ways than one.
The Great Yorkshire Show starts today celebrating the region's rural heritage. Thousands of visitors, including the Countess of Wessex and the Princess Royal are expected at the three day event, with record entries of livestock.
There'll be spectacular equestrian displays, and a new land train.
We might be more used to seeing politicians putting on a performance in the Houses of Parliament but, the famous buildings have been hosting some displays of a very different kind.
Rock the House music competition is a battle of the bands held in Westminster each year.
And it was won by a West Yorkshire singer-songwriter, as Lauren Hall reports:
Congratulations to the stars from Corrie and Emmerdale who have given a nod to the Tour de France. The 'Tour de ITV' has seen characters cycle from the Rovers Return to the Woolpack as part of a campaign to get more people to volunteering at their local sports clubs.
Hebden Bridge's annual two-week arts festival continued today - with bells on.
The street entertainment extravaganza is bigger than ever this year with a heavy focus on all things Tour de France.
The Hill Millies Morris Dancers made a welcome appearance today.
The World Egg Throwing Championship takes place today in the Lincolnshire village of Swaton, near Sleaford. Events include throw and catch, static relay, egg trebuchet, target throwing and Russian egg roulette plus live music, vintage vehicles and terrier racing.
There was a festival atmosphere at Flamingo Land today as the brand new outdoor entertainment area got its first airing.
It wasn't just thrill-seekers who had their fill, but music-lovers and football fanatics too. Riverside One hosted tribute bands all day as well as showing the World Cup on the giant screen.
Director of Marketing, Sarah Mills said: "Visitors seem to really be enjoying the new Riverside One development. When they want a quick break from the theme park and zoo, there is now an ideal place to watch live entertainment whilst eating outside".
Flamingo Land will turn into Festival Land as the theme park opens the doors to its new arena this Saturday.
Construction workers at the North Yorkshire attraction have spent months building Riverside One - where visitors can listen to music alongside the lions and tigers - who are safely in their enclosures, of course.
As well as a medley of tribute acts, from Take That to the Jersey Boys, there will be a screening of the World Cup football games on the new giant screen.
Singers Chas and Dave are bringing Beverley Folk Festival to an end today as part of a triple bill with Barbara Dickson and Rab Noakes.
The festival has seen the likes of Billy Bragg, comedy from Sean Hughes, broadcaster Andy Kershaw with a one-man show and War Horse author Michael Morpurgo over the last two days.