Property prices in the region are rising at their greatest rate since 2007 - prompting fears that another housing bubble develop.
Twenty-nine people convicted of offences after a climate change protest at Drax Power Station areappealing against their convictions.
Lincon council chiefs are to consider whether to support a £250million development that could provide over 2,700 homes in the city.
The east coast has been given a job boost after the government announced investment from the Coastal Communities Fund.
The Chief Secretary to the Treasury made the announcement in Hull, where he revealed the Government is to invest £300,000 in a new digital technology centre and support services in the city.
Ministers have also earmarked more than £2 million to help build a leisure centre in Bridlington.
Fiona Dwyer reports:
Hull has been given a jobs boost, with the news that £300,000 is to be invested in a former dry dock and shipyard.
The site, near The Deep, will be turned into office space and a digital innovation centre, creating 450 new jobs.
Chief Secretary to the treasury Danny Alexander believes that it will give Hull's economy a huge boost:
A vicar from Mansfield will start a 40 day water-only fast today. Reverend Dr Keith Hebden says he's doing it to show solidarity with people who can't afford to eat.
Figures released today are expected to reveal that more than £110m was lost by Yorkshire gamblers last year on controversial betting machines.
Figures due to be published this lunchtime will reveal an estimated £112m was gambled away in the region last year on fixed odds betting terminals.
In total, estimates by lobby group the Campaign for Fairer Gambling will suggest more than £3bn was staked on the addictive machines in Yorkshire in 2013 - around £600 for every man, woman and child.
The region's gambling hot spot is Leeds, where an estimated £16m was lost by punters last year, on 414 machines spread across 114 betting shops. Next highest was Doncaster, followed by Hull, Huddersfield and York.
The highest losses per head of population were in the Parliamentary constituency of Hull West and Hessle, where punters lost nearly £50 for every man, woman and child.
Motorist Graham Auty from Leeds is taking on the system over a road camera that has netted four hundred thousands pounds in fines.
Graham's wife was driving when it snapped them in Manchester. He later successfully appealed against the fine, arguing that no warning signs were visible.
But not content with that, he is now taking his fight to Parliament to try to overturn those fines handed to thousands of other motorists. Helen Steel reports.
New figures show a sharp rise in UK households' energy spending over the past decade, with an increase of 55% from 2012 compared to 2002.
The Office for National Statistics said the average spending on electricity, gas and other household fuels rose from £69-a-month in 2002 to £106-a-month in 2012 after adjusting for inflation.
ONS statistician Richard Tonkin said the increase came despite households cutting back their energy consumption in recent years, explaining: "This reduction has been more than offset by rises in energy prices."
The poorest fifth of households spent 11% of their disposable income on household energy in 2012, up from 8% in 2002, while the richest fifth spent just 3% in 2012, up from 2% in 2002, the ONS said.
The port operator, Association of British Ports, is to ask parliament to decide on the future of two projects at North Killingholme on the south bank of the Humber.
It wants to build its own deep water jetty in an area where another company has already been given permission to build a marine energy park.
Last month Able UK said the port operator was putting its plans in jeopardy, threatening the creation of thousands of jobs.
British Transport Police are investigating the sale of £28,000 worth of fake tickets to see Beyonce. The force is investigating more than 100 cases of ticket fraud relating to her recent concerts at the Phones 4U Arena in Manchester. BTP say most of the tickets were sold for in excess of £100.
Lincoln Council is planning to freeze its car parking fees.
The authority, which generates about £4 million a year from parking services, is to consider pegging the costs for pay and display and season ticket charges for the next financial year.
There were heated exchanges at Hull's Guild Hall today as councillors vote on this year's budget.
The Labour-controlled council needs to save £48 million over the next two years which may mean getting rid of up to 500 jobs.
It is also expected to result in a 2 percent rise in council tax, and reduced leisure centre and museum opening times.
Meanwhile the row over funding for local authorities reached the house of commons today.
The Hull North MP Diana Johnson called for a Parliamentary debate on why the heaviest council cuts seem to be being imposed on the poorest areas: