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.
A medieval building near Goole has been taken off the "Heritage at Risk" register after being rescued with a £90,000 grant from English Heritage.
The Adlingfleet rectory, which includes a doorway that dates from the 12th century, fell derelict in the 1970s. It was bought by the current owners, Tim and Amanda Harding in 1996.
They stabilised the building to stop it decaying but could not afford to do the repairs that were desperately needed to bring the building back into use.
But now, thanks to the grant from English Heritage, the rectory, which is protected as a scheduled monument and listed at grade II*, has been made weather-tight and useable for the first time in 40 years.
Existing parts of the structure including walls and timbers have been repaired, and a new timber first floor and roof have been added.
A couple from Garforth have just scooped a million pounds on the Euromillions raffle draw.
Beside treating the family, Marie and Roy Dean say they hope they'll be able to buy their council bungalow and heat it throughout the winter, as Victoria Whittam reports:
Garforth pensioners Marie and Roy Dean have been talking about winning £1 million on the Euromillions:
Garforth pensioners Marie and Roy Dean are celebrating after they scooped a million pounds on the Euromillions draw.
The couple who also won £3 on the regular lottery and £30 on the bingo that night, say they were enjoying a lucky streak.
They now hope to buy their council bungalow and say they can afford to heat it throughout the winter.
Council tax in Leeds is to go up for the first time in three years, rising by almost 2%, while council rents will also rise by nearly six per cent.
Another 200 jobs are to go at Leeds City Council - on top of 1800 already lost.
The Labour run authority says there are now increasing signs of a north/south divide when it comes to spending cuts.
But on a visit to Yorkshire today, the chancellor George Osbourne insisted the north is benefitting from Government policy.
Chris Kiddey has more:
An average of 48 people are going after each Hull council house advertised, it has been revealed.
It comes a week after the Local Government Ombudsman (LGO) fined the council £200 for failing to inform a homeless woman of her right to appeal after she rejected a council house they offered her.
Since the controversial introduction of the so-called "Bedroom Tax", demand for single room Hull City Council properties has soared.
To tackle this, the council's housing team is launching a scheme to bring empty homes and commercial buildings back into use.
Currently, it is in the process of converting former care home Salinger House in Logan Close, Bransholme, into 16 one-bedroom and two two-bedroom flats.
They will also convert a former office and shop site into 20 one-bedroom flats.
Every person turning to the council for a house will be given a range of options and advice.
Council house rents in Leeds are going up nearly six per cent as the the council tries to balance its budget.
Council tax is also to rise by almost two per cent after a three year freeze
Chris Kiddey reports.
Leeds City Council is set to raise council tax, after a three year freeze, by 1.99% as part of a raft of measures to cut £50m from its budget.
Other measures include increasing council house rents by 5.9% and the loss of up to 200 jobs over the next 12 months.
The job cuts are on top of over 1,800 that have gone in the past three years, including 25% of senior manager posts.
The council tax rise would represent an increase of 43p a week for a Band D household.
Yorkshire and the Humber saw the most significant monthly house prices fall on a regional level, with a 1.2% drop leaving the typical price at £116,012.
London house prices leapt by 11.2% over 2013 - an increase which is more than double the national average, Land Registry figures show.
Across England and Wales, property prices grew by 4.4% in the 12 months to December to reach £167,353 typically, which is also 1.1% higher than in November.
The Land Registry figures also show how house sales lifted in 2013 as life returned to the housing market.
From July to October 2013, the latest months for which figures are available, an average of just over 75,500 properties were sold a month.
In the same period in 2012, the monthly sales average was just over 59,000.
The number of people in the region considering taking out a payday loan has doubled in the last six months.
New figures show that while the number of people across the country considering a short term loan fell from seven to six percent, since June last year, the number in Yorkshire and the Humber rose from three to six per cent.
But figures for the region have fallen over all from a peak of twelve per cent in April 2012.