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Mother who claims her baby was stolen in Spain takes her fight for answers to the European Parliament

A mother who believes her new-born daughter was stolen as part of a baby-trafficking scandal has travelled to Brussels to take her fight for answers to the European parliament.

Ruth Appleby, from North Yorkshire, was told her baby had died hours after birth in a Spanish hospital. But she now fears her daughter Rebecca was taken away and sold to adoptive parents.

It's estimated 300,000 babies may have been sold by a network of doctors, nurses and nuns in Spain. Helen Steel reports.

Crunch talks on fishing quotas

A crunch meeting is taking place in Brussels to push for more local control for our region's fishing industry.

Fisheries minister Richard Benyon is pressing EU ministers to allow Britain to meet quotas along with neighbouring countries instead of having to follow rules set by landlocked nations. He's also campaigning for depleted fish stocks to be replenished.

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