A new forensic search of the home of missing York chef Claudia Lawrence starts today as detectives launch a fresh review of the case.
The Archbishop of York has undergone surgery today for an advanced form of prostate cancer.
Police have named a couple who died after a fatal collision near York as 81-year-old Dennis and 80-year-old Doreen Green from Strensall.
As well as the snakes, they found a dead cat in a fridge-freezer.
Wallace told the RSPCA she had "around 140 snakes" including boas, pythons and corn snakes.
At York Magistrates Court she pleaded guilty to two cruelty charges after she caused unnecessary suffering to her border collie Alf by failing to provide him with adequate veterinary care when he fell ill.
She also admitted seven offences of failing to ensure the welfare of snakes and reptiles. A further 10 animal cruelty charges initially brought by the RSPCA were dropped and dismissed by magistrates.
A woman who kept 140 snakes in her home and had another 20 dead in a freezer has pleaded guilty to a string of animal cruelty and welfare charges.
Pauline Wallace, 64, from Osbaldwick Lane, York, stored her collection of reptiles in old sweet tubs, plastic bins and vivariums stacked floor to ceiling in her semi-detached house.
RSPCA inspectors discovered the colony when they went to check up after a tip-off.
A flood Alert has been issued by the Environment Agency for the Upper River Ouse.
Flooding is possible for riverside footpaths and low-lying land in York due to widespread rainfall.
River levels are forecast recede early on Friday morning.
There is growing pressure on council officials in York after new figures revealed almost 26,000 drivers have fallen foul of a controversial bridge closure scheme.
The council brought in the ban on Lendal Bridge in early September to create a more pedestrian-friendly route from the railway station into the city.
They say by the end of the trial the fines will generate £600,000.
Tina Gelder reports.
An extra £1 million is to be spent protecting homes in York from flooding.
The River Ouse overflows regularly and the new improvements will increase the height of the river banks in the Water End area.
Other improvements worth more than £3 million have already been agreed. The schemes are designed to protect 400 homes and businesses.
The campaign to have Richard III’s remains reburied in York reaches a crucial stage next Tuesday when a full judicial review hearing takes place at London’s High Court. Two judges will review decisions authorising the exhuming and reinterring of the monarch’s remains in Leicester.
Specifically, the hearing will examine the granting of a “section 25 licence” to the University of Leicester. This authorised the institution to remove the king’s remains from beneath a council car park in the city during the autumn of 2012 and reinter them.
The university subsequently announced it intended the reburial would take place in Leicester Cathedral.
A group of the king’s collateral descendants, known as Plantagenet Alliance Limited, which wants his final resting place to be York, has brought Tuesday’s case in an effort to have the “section 25 licence” quashed.
A man from York who went missing yesterday, November 16, has been found. Police say Daniel Jarvis, 30, has returned home safe and well.
A 12-year-old boy is in hospital with serious head injuries after a collision with a car at a bus stop in York. It happened on Chaloners Road today, November 16, at about 1pm.
Police say the boy, from York, had just got off a bus and was crossing the road when the collision happened with a blue Mini Cooper driven by a 24-year-old local woman.
The boy was taken to York District Hospital.
Nestle UK Chief Executive Fiona Kendrick has said: "There's no question that both Nestle and indeed the food and drink industry has an ageing workforce. So it is important that we start to bring the new young generation in."
Her comments come as the company announced plans to create 1,600 jobs in the UK, with young people in Newcastle and York thought to benefit.