Thousands of privately rented homes in Yorkshire could have unsafe gas work.
See some of the animals rescued by the RSPCA after being cruelly attacked. This article contains images of animals at the point of rescue.
Firefighters in the region are urging people to put off having private bonfires this evening as they go on a strike.
a mother from North Yorkshire who claims her new born baby was snatched from her when she gave birth in a hospital in Spain - has marked her daughter's 21st birthday by vowing to find out the truth.
Ruth Appleby was told her baby died shortly after she was born, but she now believes the infant was one of thousands suspected to have been sold for adoption by corrupt medical staff - and she could still be alive.
Jon Hill reports.
Grace Melody Gardner reports on the damage caused by stormy conditions across the region.
Part of an industrial building on Clough Road has collapsed in Hull with rubble crushing two cars.
Shoppers were reportedly escorted away from the area after large sections of the roof fell off at ASDA in Keighley.
Researchers warn a study which shows more than 18,000 children took up smoking in Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire in 2011 should be seen as a child protection issue.
The researchers based their analysis on data taken from the 2011 'Smoking, drinking and drug use among young people in England' survey, which targets schoolchildren in England between the ages of 11 and 15 every year.
Questionnaires were completed by 6519 children in 219 schools.
– Report authors
"Smoking is among the largest causes of preventable deaths worldwide. The present data should help to raise awareness of childhood smoking and to focus attention on the need to address this important child protection issue."
A survey published today reveals shocking numbers of children taking up smoking in Yorkshire and Northern Lincolnshire.
In 2011, more than 18,683 eleven to fifteen-year-olds took up the habit - or 51 children per day. It's thought the figures could be on the increase this year.
Taking up smoking at a young age is an even greater risk to health than starting later in life, experts say. People who start smoking before the age of 15 run a higher risk of developing lung cancer than those who take up the habit later on.
A report out today by the RAC shows a record number of people are commuting to work by vehicle.
In our region two thirds of employees use a car or van to get into the workplace and the average journey is around ten miles. The RAC Foundation report used the numbers from the last census in 2011 and the National Travel Survey.
Leeds United have confirmed that winger Ryan Hall has left the club by mutual consent.
After a loan spell at Sheffield United in September 2013, he was suspended by the Elland Road club for comments made on social media.
The 25-year-old made only nine appearances for the club since joining in 2012.
Brian Waite was arrested yesterday in London, seven years after absconding from prison.
He was serving an 11 year sentence at North Sea Camp in Lincolnshire after being convicted for a robbery in which £25,000 was stolen from a security van.
A Leeds criminal who has been wanted since absconding from prison in 2006 has been arrested.
Brian James Waite, aged 43, was arrested in the early hours of Saturday morning in London.
Waite absconded from HMP North Sea Camp in Lincolnshire in 2006. He was serving an eleven-year sentence after being convicted of a robbery in which £25,000 was stolen from a security van.
Five others were arrested from the London property on suspicion of harbouring an escaped prisoner, possession with intent to supply controlled drugs and money laundering.
The investigation into those offences is continuing and Brian Waite has been returned to prison.
Yorkshire-based Wilkinson's Auctioneers is selling a treasure trove from a shipwreck tomorrow.
The Punta Cana Pewter Wreck is thought to be the world's largest collection of sixteenth century pewter. Found off the coast of the Dominican Republic, it contains 1,200 pieces of tableware and has taken divers over two years to recover.