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£5 million investment by Yorkshire Cancer Research

Major investment in research Credit: itv

Yorkshire Cancer Research has announced it is to invest £5 million in research that will have a direct impact on cancer patients in the region.

The investment, which coincides with the charity's 90th anniversary, will be used to look into the root causes behind Yorkshire's cancer problems and to develop strategies and initiatives that could reduce cancer incidence and mortality rates in the area.

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David Cameron: Only poll is General Election

The Prime Minister has told Calendar the only poll that matters is the General Election as he batted away surveys that show his party is behind Labour in marginal seats like Deswbury and Lincoln.

A poll for ITV News gives Ed Miliband's party an 11 point lead across 40 key seats. Today David Cameron spoke to our Political Correspondent Paul Brand about his chances of being Prime Minister for a second term.

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Further rail delays as Selby swing bridge fails

There are more problems with a bridge at Selby which recently opened after weeks of repairs.

There were delays today for passengers travelling between Hull and York, and Leeds and Doncaster via the North Yorkshire station, after engineers were called in to fix it.

The bridge only reopened two weeks ago following six weeks of repairs.

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