The choir at St John's care home may be singing their carols with a little more gusto this year after it was named the world's oldest.
A man from North Yorkshire has been charged with murders in the Central African Republic after reporting he discovered bodies on a reserve.
Ten people had a lucky escape when their hot air balloon crashed on to power lines.
Police investigating the disappearance of missing student Megan Roberts are searching the River Ouse in York.
The 20-year-old was last seen on CCTV with a group of people on the corner of Rougier Street near Lendal Bridge at around 2.20am on Thursday.
The group were seen a short time later at the other side of Lendal Bridge but Megan was not with them.
Officers are appealing to anyone who saw a woman matching her description in the early hours of Thursday morning to get in touch.
Missing University student Megan Roberts was last seen with a group of people shortly after leaving a nightclub in York, police have said.
Police officers reviewing CCTV have established that Miss Roberts was with a group of people on the corner of Rougier Street near Lendal Bridge at around 2.20 am.
The group were seen a short time later on the other side of Lendal Bridge, on Museum Street but Megan was not with them.
The disappearance of a University student in York who has not been seen for four days has been described as "very out of character" by police.
Megan Roberts, who is a student at York St John University, was reported missing by her mother after a friend raised concerns.
- The 20-year-old was last seen at around 2am on Thursday in the Popworld bar, on George Hudson Street in York
- She is described as 5ft 6in and of medium build with long, dark brown hair
- Last seen wearing a cream knee-length dress which had large brown and orange flowers on it with black plimsolls-type shoes
Friends of university student Megan Roberts have appealed for information to help find the missing 20-year-old.
Ms Roberts, a student at York St John University, was last seen at around 2am on Thursday in the Popworld bar, on George Hudson Street in York.
One of Megan's friends, Rockie Thorley wrote on Facebook: "Please raise awareness. There are some very concerned friends and family that just want to see her return home safe!
"Devastating to see such a happy face of a very close friend when it is involved with a missing persons investigation please if anybody knows anything contact the police."
Another wrote: "A girl I've been in school with since year 5 till high school, Megan Roberts has been missing for 5 days now please share the links of her for me and everyone else that would love to see this lovely girl come home to her family and friends safe and sound."
Police are growing increasingly concerned about missing Wetherby student Megan Roberts. The twenty year old York St John University student hasn't been seen since last Thursday after a night out with friends.
Inspector Andy Farrar has been speaking to Calendar's Ben Turner about the search for Megan.
Police are appealing for help to find a 20-year-old woman who has been reported missing. Megan Roberts is a student at York St John University. She was reported missing by her mother after a friend raised concerns for her having not heard from her following a night out.
Megan, who is originally from Wetherby, has not been seen since around 2am on Thursday January 23 2014 in Popworld on George Street having gone out for the evening with friends. Nobody has heard from Megan which police say it is out of character.
She is described as 5ft 6in tall, of medium build with long dark brown hair. She was last seen wearing a cream knee length dress which had large brown and orange flowers on it and black plimsoll type shoes.
Police called to reports of a bloody axe attack in progress were confronted with a group of young movie-makers shooting a zombie film.
North Yorkshire Police said the mix-up happened in Harrogate today, tweeting:
999 call reporting an axe attack in #Harrogate. Several officers at scene. Turns out 4 youths making a zombie film using fake blood.
The revelation was greeted with predicable puns from other Twitter users and the control room team later tweeted:
This video shows the whole of Scarborough seafront and large parts of the town underwater.
People are seen wading in water up to their waists in what appears to be the town's lifeboat shelter.
This video has now been removed.
This photograph shows the flooded seafront in Scarborough last night: