Police say a body found in a derelict house in Whitby is that of a local man - and they are not treating the death as suspicious.
Despite parts of the graveyard disappearing in a landslip in Whitby, it has been confirmed a landmark church is not under threat.
A teacher from Scarborough is preparing to become one of the first people to carry the Olympic torch when it arrives in Yorkshire.
Police are continuing to question two people arrested in connection with the murder of a man who died after suffering serious chest injuries. A police spokeswoman said officers were called to a domestic disturbance at a property on Spring Hill Court at 11.25pm yesterday.
The man was pronounced dead by ambulance staff a short time later. The property and the road have been cordoned off while police carry out investigations of the scene.
North Yorkshire Police have launched a murder investigation after a man in Whitby was killed late on Friday night. They were called to a property in Spring Hill Court following reports that a 32-year-old man had suffered serious chest injuries.
A 22-year-old woman and a 24-year-old man have been arrested in connection with the incident and are being questioned.
Police are asking anyone with information to get in touch.
Scarborough and Whitby are to get more than three million pounds of Government cash aimed at creating hundreds of new jobs and business opportunities.
Residents whose clifftop homes were demolished after a landslip at Whitby could face huge bills because of uncertainty over their insurance cover. Five cottages were bulldozed last December on the orders of Scarborough Council.
Now the authority is thought to have billed the owners at least forty thousand pounds each for the work. But insurers say policies don't usually cover demoltion costs.
Plans for a potash mine four miles south of Whitby have been submitted to the National Park authority in the North York Moors.
The company behind it says it will invest a billion pounds into the mine creating thousands of jobs in the Sneaton area. But many who live in the area say they're worried it could spoil the area.
A major planning battle is expected after a mining company announced today it had submitted a long-awaited application to sink a potash mine in the North York Moors national park, creating a 1,000 permanent jobs.
Sirius Minerals wants to build the mine two-and-a-half miles south of Whitby. It says the mine would exploit what is believed to be the world's biggest and best quality supply of potash, which is used to make fertiliser.
But critics say the technology is untested and the mine will be an eyesore in the heart of one of the region's most protected landscapes. The company says it expects a decision to be made by the national park planning authority in May.
– Chris Fraser, Managing Director, Sirius Minerals.
"This is a major milestone for the company and one that we believe brings us closer to the first day of construction and production at the York Potash Project."
Police investigating the discovery of a body at a derelict house in Whitby on Saturday, say they believe it is that of a local man - and they are not treating the death as suspicious. The body was found in the house in Broomfield Terrace by a workman carrying out renovation work.
Police initially said the death was being treated as "unexplained." The property was sealed off and an investigation launched. But on Sunday afternoon, North Yorkshire Police said there was nothing to suggest that there were any suspicious circumstances surrounding the death.
Officers say they do not expect to be in a position to release the man's identity for some time.
Detectives in Whitby are checking missing persons lists following the discovery of a body at a house in the town.
Officers are treating the death on Broomfield Terrace as 'unexplained' and have told Calendar they are looking at the possibility that the remains could belong to a known missing person as part of their routine inquiries.