The father of a man killed in a canoeing accident in North Yorkshire has paid tribute to his son and spoken about receiving the devastating news.
Stephen Baird-Parker described his son's love for life and how he had been an expert kayaker.
"I have one daughter and one son. You don't expect news like this.
I heard about it last night when a policeman came to the door.
The emergency services worked very hard to save him. I can only praise them for what they did. They did a wonderful job.
He was a expert kayaker.
He was an action man who loved life and whatever he did."
More top news
The app contains over 75 weird and wonderful stories of things that have happened in the city over the past 800 years.
South Shields dancer Stuart Hatton has made history by becoming the first British man to win Mr Gay UK for a second year running.
Ed Milband outlines Labour's devolution plans during plant visit to Nissan's Sunderland factory.