Stockton found itself at the heart of Europe today, as one of its MPs inched Britain closer to an EU referendum.
The Commons voted 304 to zero in favour of James Wharton's bill, which would give all of us a say on our membership by 2017.
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An endangered baby giraffe has been born at Flamingo Land Resort in Malton, North Yorkshire.
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The constituency of Selby and Ainsty is a largely rural North Yorkshire seat between York, Harrogate and Pontefract.