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Homes without power after overnight storms

Hundreds of homeowners woke up to powercuts this morning after storms hit the region overnight.

Lightning lights up the night sky Credit: Holly Swain

More than 400 homes in Wetherby in north Leeds are still without electricity as engineers work to restore the power.

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Bodies of final five Britons to be repatriated from Tunisia

The final five bodies of the Britons killed in the Tunisian beach terror attack are to be repatriated when are to be flown back to the UK later.

And a coroner will continue to open inquests into the deaths of those murdered in the terror attack.

Bodies of final five Britons to be repatriated from Tunisia. Credit: PA

Some 30 British people were among the 38 killed by gunman Seifeddine Rezgui on the beach at Sousse. Yesterday the Queen and the Prime Minister joined millions of people across the country in a minute's silence in a solemn tribute to those killed. An RAF plane carrying the bodies of the final five murdered Britons is expected to arrive at Brize Norton in Oxfordshire this afternoon..

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Country falls silent to remember victims of Tunisia massacre

One week on from the terror attack in Tunisia, the nation today remembered those who lost their lives in the atrocity. Thirty British tourists were among the 38 holidaymakers who were gunned down on a beach in the resort of Sousse.

At 12 noon towns and cities fell silent, as thousands of people paid their respects. Six of the victims were from our region and today their relatives, their friends and their colleagues joined the silent tribute.

It came on the day the bodies of two more victims from or region were flown back to Britain.

Chris Kiddey reports:

Melvin Benn: Metallica the 'ultimate rock band'

The man behind Leeds Festival says he has booked the "ultimate rock band" with this year's headliners Metallica.

The metal giants close the weekend following headline performances from The Libertines on Friday and Mumford and Sons on Saturday.

Melvin Benn said Metallica were consistent performers still at the top of their game:

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Cooling off: Your pictures

We asked how you have been cooling off .... and here's a selection of your pictures. It's obviously a dog's life for some.

One way to cool off Credit: Amanda Wild
Anyone for a dip? Credit: Emma Sugden
Max cooling off at Fraisthorpe beach Credit: Catherine Green
Good old flat cap and shorts 2015 Credit: Katrina Burnell
Dogs are cool Credit: Claire Bullen
Hope the suncream on my ears works Credit: Sam Harrison
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