Peter Mandelson was today appointed as the High Steward of Kingston Upon Hull after the historic role was resurrected by the Queen
The first new fortnightly refuse collections have started in Hull to help meet government budget cuts.
Olympic champion Luke Campbell has signed a deal to become a professional boxer.
Hull is revealing the themes of it bid to the UK City of Culture this morning. They're expected to be 'resourcefulness', 'creativity' and the pride of its people. If it wins the bid it'll take up the title in 2017.
Squash world number one Ramy Ashour eased to a first-round victory over Omar Mossad at the Allam British Open at the KC Stadium in Hull.
Ashour dispatched the number 10 seed 3-1 (11/4 11/9 11/6) in just 39 minutes in an all-Egyptian match-up.
Ashour said: "There's a lot of tough players. Of course I want to win but if I don't it will be because of a better player than me."
Yorkshire's world number three James Willstrop's hopes of securing a first British Open title are still alive after defeating South African Steve Coppinger 3-1 (12/10)
Around 3,000 runners will take to the streets in Hull today for the Jane Tomlinson Run For All 10K.
There are a number of road closures and roads with restricted access. Roads have been closed since 4am and will reopen on a rolling timetable as soon as it safe to do so.
City centre roads affected by the closures include: Queens Dock Avenue; Quay Street; Hanover Square; Parliament Street; Wilberforce Drive; Lowgate; Alfred Gelder Street; Manor Street.
– Emma Griffiths, Hull 10K
We're looking forward to another successful Hull 10K.
We work really hard to minimise any disruption, but with an event on such a large scale, a small amount is inevitable. We'd like to apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.
Thank you to everyone for their continued support of this year's Hull 10K.
The route goes from Alfred Gelder Street to Citadel Way, along South Bridge Road, towards The Deep, past the Marina and Princes Quay, towards High Street, Whitefriargate, Jameson Street, Jarratt Street, Queens Gardens and back to the Guildhall.
A full list of road closures is available here.
– Private Lewis Murphy, Pte Stone's friend
It happened so fast. The next thing we were told was 'man down'. We weren't sure what condition he was in. We were in the fight but we weren't actually engaging the enemy. We tried to get Gregg across the river without a stretcher. I just picked Gregg up and started running to the helicopter. He said two other soldiers also helped as he got closer to the aircraft. Gregg wasn't just a great soldier - he was a great friend."
A verdict of unlawful killing has been recorded following the death of a soldier from East Yorkshire who was shot in Afghanistan during a mission to rescue a kidnapped policeman.
20-year- old Private Gregg Stone was killed in Helmand province less than a month after arriving in the country. He was hit as his task force successfully saved the policeman from insurgents who'd captured him at a checkpoint.
The verdict was recorded at an inquest in Private Stone's home city of Hull.
A woman's appeared in court charged with the murder of her baby daughter in Hull.
The six-week-old girl died of head injuries at the city's Royal Infirmary in October last year. Natasha Sultan apeared before Hull Magistrates this morning. She's been remanded into custody before she appears at crown court tomorrow.
An inquest into the death of a soldier who was shot in Afghanistan during a daring mission to rescue a kidnapped policeman is due to be held today.
Private Gregg Thomas Stone, 20, was killed in the Nar-e-Saraj district of Helmand province less than a month after arriving in the country.
The married soldier, from 3rd Battalion, The Yorkshire Regiment, was hit as his task force successfully saved policeman Abdul Walid from insurgents who captured him at a checkpoint.
Today's inquest will take place at the Coroner's Court in Essex House, in Pte Stone's home city of Hull.
Paying tribute to him following his death last June, Pte Stone's commanding officer, Lieutenant Colonel Zac Stenning, said he "died protecting the lives of others
"He was respected and admired by his fellows, as someone who was totally selfless and cared deeply for others."
A 21-year-old woman is due to appear before Hull magistrates later this morning, charged with murder following the death of a five week old baby girl. Natasha Sultan has been charged with the murder of Amelia-Lilly Sultan-Curtis. The infant died in Hull Royal Infirmary last October.
Humberside Police have charged a woman with murder following the death of a five week old baby girl. 21-year-old Natasha Sultan has been charged with the murder of Amelia-Lilly Sultan-Curtis. Ms Sultan will appear before Hull Magistrates tomorrow morning.