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Cleveland Way part-closed after landslip

A landslip on the North Yorkshire coast has forced the closure of part of the popular Cleveland Way footpath.

It's affecting an area close to the Whitby fog point.

The National Park Authority has cordoned off part of the path along the cliffs and will return to the site tomorrow to fence off the area.

The coastguard has been involved in monitoring the damage from the sea below.


New law in force after campaign by Claudia Lawrence's family

Missing: Claudia Lawrence has not been seen since 18 March 2009 Credit: North Yorkshire Police

A law is coming into force today after a long campaign by the family of the missing York woman Claudia Lawrence.

It will give the relatives of missing people the right to organise their finances and legal affairs. Until now, they couldn't take over until seven years had passed.

Claudia Lawrence was last seen on 18 March 2009. She was 35 years old when she disappeared and working as a chef at the University of York.

Weather: Today

Credit: Emily Murdoch

Starting generally cloudy with occasional light rain, this mainly across the Pennines.

Eastern locations are likely to be predominantly dry, with some limited brightness.

Dry and clear conditions spreading south later.

Maximum Temperature 16C.

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