Unemployment may be down, but it's still above the national average in the Calendar region, with more than quarter of a million people currently out of work. For people looking for their first jobs the situation is even worse, as Chris Kiddey reports.
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It has been a tight contest in the first 40mins of the Challenge Cup final as Hull FC trail Warrington Wolves 6-0.
Weather latest: Heavy thundery showers in the south of the region - drier in the north.
Here is a look at some of the best pictures of Hull FC fans ahead of the Challenge Cup final.