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Royal Armouries Museum to commemorate Battle of the Somme

The Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds is planning to commemorate the one hundred anniversary of the Battle of the Somme which saw almost half a million British soldiers lose their lives.

Yorkshire suffered more casualties than any other region in the country.

The museum is using re-enactors to bring the conditions and recollections of soldiers to life.

17-year-old boy in hospital after stabbing in Sheffield park

Police are investigating an incident at Endcliffe Park this evening after a boy suffered a stab wound.

Officers were called to the park at 7.20pm following reports that a 17-year-old boy had been injured.

He was taken to hospital for treatment, where he remains in a stable condition. His injury is not thought to be life threatening.

A cordon is in place at the scene while officers carry out their enquiries. No one else was injured and no arrests have yet been made.

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Women protest at 'unfair' raising of retirement age

Thousands gather in London

Women from local branches of a pension campaign group have been protesting in London today.

Women Against State Pension Inequality, or WASPI, are campaigning against the Government's raising of their retirement age. Women who were expecting to retire at 60 have now been told they will have to wait until they are 66.

Women 'robbed' of pensions

But these campaigners from Yorkshire say they haven't had time to prepare themselves financially.

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