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.
A derelict house in Whitby has been sealed off after workmen renovating the building, found a body. North Yorkshire Police say the body appears to have been in the property "for some time." They are treating the death as unexplained.
Police were called to the house in Broomfield Terrace, behind Bagdale, near the town centre, shortly after 2pm on Saturday. Police have released few other details and have not said whether the body is that of a man or a woman.
A number of rumours circulated on social media about the discovery of the body and police have now urged people not to speculate about what has happened.
– Spokesman, North Yorkshire Police.
"Enquiries remain ongoing to establish the identity and cause of death to establish if there are any suspicious circumstances. While police enquiries are ongoing, we urge people to refrain from speculating about the incident. We are not likely to be in a position to have further updates for several days."
A body has been discovered at a house in Broomfield Terrace in Whitby. Police are currently treating the death as 'unexplained'. A police spokesman told Calendar that "enquiries are ongoing to establish the identity of the body and the cause of death."
A North Yorkshire church, made famous in Bram Stoker's novel, Dracula - is not under threat - despite parts of its graveyard collapsing down a cliff.
A series of landslides has dislodged large banks of earth containing human bones from graves buried over hundreds of years.
But the Diocese of York - which is carrying out engineering work to stabalise the ground - says the church itself is not at risk of collapsing. We have spoken to Canon David Smith, the Rector or Whitby.
Pub operator JD Weatherspoon is to open 30 new pubs across the country, including some in Selby and Whitby. 1200 jobs will be created across the UK.
– Tim Martin, Wetherspoon chairman
We are looking forward to opening the new pubs, many of which will be in areas where Wetherspoon is not yet represented.
We are also pleased to be creating so many new jobs, especially during a recession.
There is no question that we would open more pubs and create more jobs in 2013 if the increasing tax burden on pubs was reduced."
The painstaking work to dismantle five properties severely affected by subsidence in Aelfleda Terrace in Whitby is anticipated to be complete by the end of this week.
The three week step by step process, which has been carried out by specialist demolition contractors followed a landslip at the front of the properties last month that left them at serious risk of collapse.
Cllr Mike Cockerill, Scarborough Borough Council’s Cabinet Member for Harbours, Assets, Coast and Flood Protection said: " We are currently finalising arrangements for the handover of the site back to the owners of the properties that have been demolished for their insurance companies
and loss adjusters to agree a way forward with regards to the reinstatement of the site and covering the cost of the loss of the properties.
There has been another treacherous landslip in Whitby just over a week after a massive landslide forced people to flee a row of houses in the town.
This week as the demolition of those houses continues land from a clifftop nearby is shifting and another part of the town's history is under threat.
There has been another landslip in Whitby a week after homes had to be demolished due to one.
As many parts of the Calendar region try to repair the damage done by the heavy weather earlier this week, some people have had to accept that they have lost everything. In Whitby today, work began to demolish five houses that have been condemned following a landslide on Tuesday night.
An operation to pull down a row of houses in Whitby in North Yorkshire which were left structurally unsafe following a landslip has started. The cottages on Aelfleda Terrace are being pulled down brick by brick by workman.