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Teenager questioned over York murder

Police in York are questioning a 19-year-old over a murder in York on Monday evening.

Police are questioning a man in connection with the murder of 20-year-old Liam Miller Credit: North Yorkshire Police

The teen had been in hospital for treatment following the incident on Hamilton Drive, Acomb, where 20-year-old Liam Miller died.

Police have also confirmed that they are treating the attack on the second victim – the man who went to Liam’s assistance and was also stabbed - as attempted murder.

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Yorkshire author writes book about Jeremy Bamber case

Thirty years after the murder of a family of five which shocked the nation, a Yorkshire author says she has written the definitive book on the subject.

The man who carried out the cold blooded killings - Jeremy Bamber - has maintained his innocence for years - but Carol Ann Lee says despite extensive inquiries she can find no one who says Bamber did not do it.

Bamber is still trying to win his freedom from his cell in Wakefield Prison.

Chris Kiddey reports:

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20-year-old student killed in York stabbing incident

A man who was killed in a stabbing incident in York on Monday evening has been named as 20-year-old Liam Paul Miller from the village of Terrington near Malton.

Liam Paul Miller Credit: North Yorkshire Police

His family have issued a statement saying they are absolutely devastated by his death.

Liam was studying graphic design and illustration at Liverpool University. Detectives are continuing their investigations into the events that led to his death.

They have confirmed that they are treating the attack on a second victim – the man who went to Liam’s assistance and was also stabbed - as attempted murder.

A 19-year-old man who was arrested at the scene, remains in hospital where he continues to receive medical treatment. On discharge from hospital he will be taken into police custody for questioning.

We are absolutely devastated by Liam’s untimely death. We cannot put into words the shock and disbelief we feel about what has happened. Liam was just 20 years old and had his whole life ahead of him. He had returned home for the summer from Liverpool University where he was studying graphic design and illustration. We will miss him more than words can say.

– Family statement

PM leads 'Northern Powerhouse' delegation to south-east Asia

The Prime Minister has led the first Northern Powerhouse trade mission to Singapore and Malaysia.

Credit: Press Association

Officials from Leeds City Council and Sheffield University are part of the delegation which also includes representatives from five other Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire groups.

These are:

  • Wosskow Brown Solicitors LLP– Yorks & Humber (Sheffield)
  • Pitman Training Group Ltd (Wetherby)
  • Concept Smoke Screen Ltd (Boston, Lincs)
  • Turner & Townsend –Yorks & Humber (Horsforth, Leeds)
  • West and North Yorkshire Chamber – Yorks & Humber

In total 62 northern companies are in Singapore and Malaysia. The delegation represents a total turnover in excess of £10 billion, with a combined workforce of over 50,000.

The government is committed to ensuring the UK’s northern regions play their part in rebalancing our economy. With so much untapped potential, I’m delighted to be part of this first Northern Powerhouse trade mission – the first of what I hope will be many.

– Prime Minister David Cameron
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