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Tourists get a taste of Red Arrows thrill

Tourists can now get a taste of life as a red arrows pilot.

A new ride based on the famous Lincolnshire display team has just opened letting riders experience at least a third of the G-forces that Red One and his team mates face during displays.

The new £2 million white-knuckle attraction is 72 feet high and will take thrill seekers on a 360 degree tour of the skies.

Paul Crone's been along for the ride:

Anti-austerity protesters gather in Leeds

People are gathering in Leeds city centre to protest against austerity.

Anti-austerity protestors gather in Leeds

It comes on the day the Queen's delivered the first Conservative Government speech in over two decades.

The protest in Leeds has been organised by Leeds Youth Fight for Jobs and will take place at the same time as similar protests in Bradford, Huddersfield, Grimsby and other cities.


Two more come forward in historic abuse investigation

Two more people have come forward to say they were abused, after a vicar from West Yorkshire was unmasked as a paedophile, 13 years after he died.

Two more people have come forward to say they were abused, after a vicar from West Yorkshire was unmasked as a paedophile, 13 years after he died.

Earlier this month, ITV Calendar revealed that one man had won a six figure payout from the church of England after suffering a horrifying catalogue of sexual abuse at the hands of the reverend Terence King.

The vicar worked at St Mary the Virgin Church at Woodkirk near Morley for 22 years, but killed himself in 2002, the day he was going to be questioned about the abuse.

Dino Nocivelli, a senior solicitor from Bolt Burdon Kemp spoke to ITV Calendar about what happened after our report was broadcast:

Yorkshire women become first to row North Sea

Four women have secured their places in the history books after becoming the first all women team to row across the North Sea.

The quartet have already completed several challenges and the events are all building up to an attempt to row across the Atlantic Ocean.

Janette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Frances Davies and Niki Doeg arrived in Holland today.


Cycling legend Robinson given crash payout

British cycling legend Brian Robinson has received £15,000 compensation after a car knocked him off his bike in West Yorkshire.

Brian at the start of the Tour de Yorkshire in Wakefield in May

Robinson was left with a fractured collarbone and ribs, a punctured lung and a deep cut to his arm when he was in collision with the car during a bike ride with friends last year.

But the 84-year-old, who was the first Briton to win a Tour de France stage and still rides 80 miles a week, was back in the saddle just six weeks after the accident.

The collision happened on July 16 last year, less than a fortnight after the veteran road racer was one of the guests of honour when the Tour de France visited his home county of Yorkshire.

Robinson, who won his first Tour stage in 1958, was cycling with friends in Thornhill when the car pulled out in front of him, knocking him to the ground.

Law firm Leigh Day confirmed that Robinson had received a £15,000 settlement for the costs of his bike and his injuries.

Andrew Bradley, head of the cycling team at Leigh Day, said: "Cycling is Brian's life and we are extremely pleased to have played a role in getting him back on his bike. It has also been an honour to have helped a legend of the cycling world in his legal claim."

Robinson, from Mirfield, West Yorkshire, said: "I would have preferred that it had not happened but I have been pleasantly surprised by how this incident has been handled through my British Cycling membership.

"I have had a great medical once-over and I am obviously pleased with the compensation which has enabled me to get back on my bike as quickly as possible."

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