Humberside Police are warning people to be on their guard against cyber crimes after it was revealed victims in the region were conned out of nearly £18,000 online between July and September this year.
The majority of victims fell for bogus computer software tech support calls with people claiming to be from big name companies saying they need credit card details in order to validate software.
Celebrities on the popular dating app are backing The Wait campaign in a bid to get more people to sign up to become donors.Read the full story ›
Rotherham have suspended new signing Simon Lenighan after his conviction for assault.
The 21-year-old former Leeds midfielder, who only joined the Millers last week, on Thursday pleaded guilty to assaulting three women while on a night out in February.
Lenighan escaped jail but was sentenced to a community order for 12 months, including 150 hours of unpaid work, and ordered to pay damages.
The club can announce that following recent reported events in the press and having spoken with the player concerned, it has decided to suspend Simon Lenighan pending an investigation into the matter.
The club will make a further statement as and when appropriate but will not do so whilst the matter is under investigation.
The club hopes to finalise its investigation in a speedy manner and will make further comment as and when appropriate to do so.
There have been a few teething problems for motorists crossing the Humber Bridge today as they get used to a new electronic toll system.
Drivers need a special tag fitted to their windscreens which allows the barrier to automatically lift up. But problems have already been identified with the system causing tailbacks throughout the morning. Here's Bridgemaster Peter Hill.
TalkTalk's website has been hit by a 'significant and sustained' cyber attack, with a 'chance' customers' credit card details were accessed.Read the full story ›
Almost 1,000 British soldiers, many from our region, have been taking part in a huge military training exercise in Eastern Europe. The troops have been training alongside those from Poland, Germany and Canada. Matt Price went with them.
A cyber criminal hijacked computers to spy on people having sex through their webcams, the National Crime Agency (NCA) has said.Read the full story ›
Campaigners say they will fight proposals for a windfarm on a site near Grantham that's located just under two miles away from land on which another farm was recently rejected. It is just under six months since the development known as 'Temple Hill' was rejected - but now a different company has put forward even bigger plans for nearby Fulbeck Airfield. The firm argues the turbines will benefit the community financially, campaigners though say will fight again. Kate Hemingway reports:
Former England rugby stars are backing a new campaign to get more people across our region to donate blood.
The new campaign shows stars like Jonny Wilkinson giving blood for the first time. The NHS are hoping to bring in one-hundred-thousand new donors, after it emerged that less than three-percent of people in the country donated in the last year.
The judges at the Harrogate flower show are so determined that no-one cheats in their contest to find the biggest tomatoes that they're bringing in DNA technology as Mark Witty reports.