It was the most ambitious live soap episode ever attempted, but the cast and crew from Emmerdale are celebrating tonight after the hour long special went off without a hitch. Ten million viewers tuned in to see the birth of two babies, two wedding
receptions and to find out that Carl King was the character to be killed off. Tom Lister , who played Carl has been talking exclusively to Sally Simpson.
Last night's Emmerdale live episode, to mark the Yorkshire soap's 40th anniversary, attracted 9.2 million viewers. This is the soap's highest audience since January 2010. A peak of 10.2 million viewers tuned in to see Carl King being bludgeoned to death with a brick.
Yorkshire soap Emmerdale celebrates its 40th birthday with a live episode which will have two weddings, two births and a mystery death.Read the full story ›
It is a very Happy Birthday to Emmerdale - which is celebrating its 40th anniversary. While the whole cast and crew are getting ready for the spectacular hour long live episode tomorrow night, let's take a trip down memory lane.
It has been a big day for an historic plane. The Vulcan XH558 took off on a 3-hour sortie to commemorate its 60th anniversary.Read the full story ›
The Vulcan XH588 will tour various airports today near to sites that played a significant part in the development and service of the famous Cold War plane.
Details on how the journey is progressing will be made available on the Vulcan to the Sky Trusts' official Twitter feed, providing last-minute route and time changes. The hash tag ID is #XH558.
The Avro Vulcan XH588 -The Spirit of Great Britain - is the only example of the 134 Avro Vulcan V bombers which were operated by the RAF from 1953 until 1984. The XH588 served with the RAF between 1960 and 1985 in the bomber and air-to-air refuelling roles.
The RAF operated XH588 as a display aircraft from 1986 until 1992, when budget cuts forced its retirement.
It's the 30th anniversary of the use of the Vulcan bomber in the Falklands conflict.
Martin Withers was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his part in the Falklands. He is at Doncaster Robin Hood Airport this afternoon to mark the anniversary.
It's still unclear whether the Vulcan will be allowed to take to the skies for a test flight because of poor weather conditions
Family and friends of Caroline Stuttle, the York student who was murdered while backpacking in Australia ten years ago, held a service at York Minster to mark the anniversary of her death.