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SNP 'extends hand of friendship' to Yorkshire

The SNP promised to 'extend a hand of friendship' to Yorkshire, as the party outlined its manifesto. Although we cannot vote for its candidates, the party could influence what happens here after the election.

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon said she would act in the interest of the whole of Britain. But her promise comes as a new poll for ITV News has found 59% of people don't want the SNP to have power in Westminster, with other parties claiming the nationalists would break up the UK. Our Political Correspondent Paul Brand reports.

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Woman charged over Lincoln murder

A 28-year-old woman has been charged over the murder of a man in Lincoln.

Walnut Place in Lincoln Credit: ITV Yorkshire

39-year-old Robert James Taylor died after being stabbed on Friday evening at Walnut Place in the Sincil Bank are of the city.

Kieley Davis from Lincoln is due to appear before Lincoln Magistrates Court tomorrow morning charged with murder.

A 42-year-old man, who was also arrested on suspicion of murder, has been released on police bail pending further enquiries.

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Police remain at scene of Lincoln murder

Police are still at the scene of a murder in Lincoln this morning after a man was stabbed on Friday night.

Police remain at scene of Lincoln murder Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The incident happened at Walnut Place in the Sincil Bank area of Lincoln at around 7.40pm.

Police have also now named the man who died as Robert James Taylor who was 39.

A post mortem is currently being carried out.

A 42 year old man and 28 year old woman who were arrested in connection with the incident remain in police custody.

Investigation after Bottesford fatal house fire

A person has died after a house fire in Bottesford, near Grantham.

Fatal house fire in Bottesford near Grantham Credit: ITV

Emergency services attended the scene on Grantham Road at 13.50 on Sunday April 19. The fire was believed to have spread to a number of neighbouring properties.

A stretch of Grantham Road remains closed, as police and the fire service continue their investigation.

Tour de Yorkshire riders to be announced

The riders of the first Tour de Yorkshire are set to be unveiled today.

Former TDF winner Sir Bradley Wiggins is set to take part in the first Tour de Yorkshire Credit: Press Association

Former Tour de France winner and multiple olympic gold medalist Sir Bradley Wiggins has already confirmed that he will take part in the event, which starts in Bridlington next month.

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