North Yorkshire Police u-turn on new HQ

North Yorkshire Police say that a u-turn on proposals to build new headquarters near Thirsk will save the tax-payer millions of pounds.

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Reed through to Mixed Doubles Semi Finals

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Daniel Reed (right) and his partner Kelly Sibley in the Mixed Doubles Credit: Tim Ireland/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Northallerton's Daniel Reed has progressed into the Semi-Finals of the Table Tennis Mixed Doubles.

The 24-year-old, from Northallerton, and his partner Kelly Sibley overcome India 3-2 in the Quarter-Finals.

The Mixed Doubles Semi-Finals gets underway on Friday.

Joint military exercise underway in North Yorkshire

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Merlin and Puma military helicopters Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

Military aircrew from as far afield as Australia and the Czech Republic are in North Yorkshire as part of an exercise to prepare British crews for war.

Royal Air Force helicopters and fast jets are involved in the training at RAF Leeming, where pilots are gaining advanced skills in air warfare.

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Czech airforce L-159 subsonic fighter jet Credit: ITV Tyne Tees
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An AW101 (EH101) Merlin military helicopter Credit: ITV Tyne Tees

The base was chosen because it is close to the North Sea and training areas like Otterburn.

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