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A penguin chick with a bad case of splayed legs is back on happy feet again thanks to his own wardrobe of special designer trousers

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Police appeal to bus passengers after sexual assault

Detectives investigating a serious sexual assault in York are appealing for bus passengers to contact them.

The assault happened at around 9pm on Thursday 21 August 2014, in the Friargate area and officers want to speak to anyone waiting for a bus on Clifford Street between 9pm and 9.45pm.

I would like to thank the members of the public who have already contacted the police with information. I am urging anyone else who was in the area at the time, and has not yet contacted us to do so straight away.

I am particularly keen to speak to anyone who was waiting for a bus on Clifford Street between 9pm and 9.45pm and ask that they contact us straight away.”

– Detective Alan Rowan, of York CID

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Police investigate sexual assault in York

Detectives in York are investigating a serious sexual assault in the city.

At around 9pm on Thursday 21 August 2014, in the Friargate area, a 19-year-old woman, had just left Yates Wine Lodge and was heading towards the old fire station when she was approached from behind and sexually assaulted in an alleyway

The suspects are both described as Asian and aged in their mid-twenties. One of them had spiky hair and a very thin build. The second man is described as having a chubby build.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area to contact them.

If you were in the Friargate area around the time of the incident and noticed anyone acting suspiciously, I urge to contact the police immediately as you may have vital information which could help this enquiry.

– Detective Sergeant Matt Dodson, of York CID

Tourism rise in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire

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168,000 holidays were had in Yorkshire during summer 2013 Credit: Press Association

There has been a rapid rise in the number of people holidaying in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

Figures show that in summer 2013 168,000 holidays were spent in the Yorkshire - a jump of more than a third on the previous year. The majority of visits are made by Australian tourists. In Lincolnshire and the rest of the East Midlands the amount of money being spent went up by just over 50%.

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