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An infantry soldier has died while on a training exercise.
The MOD said the soldier, from the Infantry Training Centre, in Catterick, North Yorkshire, died in the Brecon area of Wales on Tuesday, Britain's hottest day of the year so far.
Three soldiers died during an SAS training exercise in the Brecon Beacons on one of the hottest days of 2013.
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Drivers using motorways and major A roads are advised to plan their journeys in Lincolnshire this weekend.
Around 170,000 people are expected to attend the National Armed Forces Day event - which will include a military air display and a formal parade.
Routes including the A15 and the A180 approaching Grimsby are expected to be particularly busy.
The main event will take place on Saturday but fringe events will be taking place throughout the weekend and around the region.
“We’re reminding road users to plan ahead for Armed Forces Day – 170,000 people are expected to attend this year’s event and roads leading to the event are likely to be very busy.
“Our aim is to keep the Highways England network running whilst keeping those attending the event and other road users safe and informed. Check our traffic and travel information channels, set off early and allow plenty of time.
''All routes off the motorway network will have clear signs directing traffic to events and electronic signs are being used in advance of and during the event to advise drivers.
''Highways England provides live traffic information via its website, local and national radio travel bulletins, electronic road signs and mobile apps.''
A North Yorkshire Police Officer, accused of going on patrol wearing a woolly hat with the slogan 'I love weed', is facing misconduct charges.
A three day hearing into the allegations is due to begin at North Yorkshire Police Headquarters today.
PC Simon Ryan faces allegations that, "whilst on duty at Northallerton police station he wore a black woolly hat stating 'I love weed' or words/pictures to that effect. Despite being advised to remove the hat, he resumed wearing the hat whilst on mobile patrol."
The force alleges that PC Ryan's conduct amounted to a breach of professional standards.
A Kurdish immigrant living in Sheffield and accused of trying to join Islamic State in Iraq is to appear at the Old Bailey next month.
It was claimed at Westminster magistrates court today that 20-year-old Shivan Aziz, from Washington Road, and another man were allegedly plotting to join the Salahaddin Battalion, a Kurdish group fighting for IS
Aziz, arrested at a mosque in Birmingham last week, was charged with preparing acts of terrorism under Section 5 of the Terrorism Act and will appear at the Old Bailey on June 23rd.
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The highest military honour the French government can bestow is presented to 21 Normandy veterans at a ceremony in North Yorkshire.Read the full story ›
A man has appeared in court in Bradford accused of a double murder in the city five years ago.
Mohammed Zubair is accused of killing 27-year-old Imran Khan and 35 year-old Ahmedin Sayed Khyel. Their bodies were found in New Lane, Tong, in May 2011.
West Yorkshire Police say Zubair is first person to be extradited to the UK from Pakistan in more than ten years.
Zubair spoke only to confirm his name, age and address. Magistrates remanded him in custody and he will next appear at Bradford Crown Court on Friday.
A man who was wanted in connection with a double murder in Bradford is in police custody in Yorkshire after being extradited from Pakistan.Read the full story ›