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Shawn Tyson, the teenager accused of murdering two former Sheffield University students in America is not giving evidence in his own trial.
It was claimed today that he shot James Kouzaris twice in the back and James Cooper was hit four times.
The friends were on holiday in Sarasota at the time. 17 year old Tyson denies the charges and his defence team has told the judge that he won't be taking the stand. The closing arguments in the case will be heard tomorrow.
Over £17,000 worth of library fines from the University of Leeds will be donated to local causes. The money was raised during the students' Raising and Giving (RAG) week.
University libraries collect an average of £6,000 per week in fines but the figure was nearly tripled to over £17,000 as students were encouraged to pay off their fines during RAG week.
The Very Reverend Jonathan Greener explains why Wakefield Cathedral is launching a campaign to stop the Government from charging VAT on alterations to listed buildings.
Some of Yorkshire's most beautiful locations are being spoilt by a small minority of irresponsible dog owners who fail to clean up after their dogs, according to Yorkshire Water. It estimates that it removes tonnes of dog mess from its recreational sites every year, even though most have dog bins.
The problem is worst at the company's most popular sites, with Eccup in Alwoodley, Fewston and Swinsty in Harrogate and Langsett in Barnsley identified as problem spots.
A1 closed both ways between Valley Lane and Main Street (Lincolnshire and Long Bennington) due to police incident. Long delays.
The Diana Princess of Wales Hospital in Grimsby is to get a new multi million pound heart unit.
The specialist facility will allow doctors to carry out new procedures which means fewer patients will have to travel to Hull or Leeds for treatment.
Lincolnshire County Council has submitted a £6.5m bid to the Department of Transport to repair drought-damaged roads.
Police are appealing for witnesses after metal thieves struck at Helmsley Castle. Several lengths of lead guttering were taken from the front fascia of the Castle’s visitor centre over the weekend. It is estimated that the lead is worth in the region of £1000.
Over a £100,000 worth of Class ‘A’ Drugs have been recovered by Police in Bradford. Officers raided an address on Summer Hill Street in Lidget Green last night where they found around 2 kilograms of suspected heroin and hundreds of pounds in cash.
A 22 year old woman was arrested at the scene.
A man who was reported missing from York has been found safe and well*. *Phillip Marley was located at an address in the city over the weekend.