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Sunday weather update

Aberford Credit: by Paul Goodyear


Wet and windy during the morning, with persistent and occasionally heavy rain.

The rain should pass north by afternoon, with winds also easing, as brighter spells develop.

Warming up but with the risk of showers. Some of these could be heavy and thundery. Highs 16°C.

Queen is guest of honour to mark formation of new North Yorks regiment

The Queen has been guest of honour today at a military event to mark the forming of a new North Yorkshire regiment - the Royal Lancers.

The 9/12th Royal Lancers and the Queens Royal Lancers marched into Richmond Castle Credit: Major Laurence Roche @ArmyPost

The new regiment, which will be based at Catterick, marched through Richmond to the town's castle where they paraded in front of her Majesty and Prince Andrew.

Family and friends were celebrating its formation plus the birth of the Queen's latest great-grandchild.

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The Queen arrives in Richmond - pink for a girl?

The Queen arrives at Richmond Castle, North Yorkshire. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Queen has arrived in Richmond, North Yorkshire, dressed in a bright pink coat and hat, 200 miles away from the Lindo Wing where the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a daughter this morning.

The Queen is attending an amalgamation parade in North Yorkshire. Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The Queen is attending a parade at Richmond Castle to mark the joining of the Queen's Royal Lancers and the 9th/12th Royal Lancers.

Championship season draws to a close...except in Blackpool

Leeds and Rotherham played out a goalless draw while Sheffield Wednesday finished level with promoted Watford.

However, Huddersfield's game away at Blackpool has been marred by a protest on the pitch which suspended play almost an hour ago.


Friends and family say goodbye to Viv Nicholson

The funeral has taken place today of one of the most famous ever pools winners, Viv Nicholson.

More than 50 years ago she won a fortune worth £5 million at todays prices.

But Viv famously vowed to "spend, spend,spend" and within five years the money was gone.

Today friends and family gathered to say goodbye to Viv - and her daughter and granddaughter paid tribute to the woman who's story captured the nation's imagination.

Chris Kiddey reports:

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