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July 17, 2018 8:44 AM Cyclist, 15, in critical condition after collision with car

A TEENAGE boy is in a critical condition in hospital after he was involved in a collision with a car while riding his bike in the Selby district. A black Volkswagen Passat and a white BMX style bike being ridden by a 15-year-old boy collided on the A19 near Eggborough Power Station at around 9.15pm on Monday, North Yorkshire Police said. The young cyclist 9

July 17, 2018 7:27 AM Vanuatu earthquake: Magnitude 6 quake hits volcano island that worships Prince Philip

A POWERFUL magnitude 6 earthquake struck off one of the islands of the Republic of Vanuatu, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) said, just days after the South Pacific nation was hit by another 6.1 quake. There was no immediate tsunami warning or any reports of damage or casualties from the quake, which hit at a depth of 73 km (47 miles) about 6

July 16, 2018 9:15 AM World Cup 2018: Tube station named Gareth Southgate

A London Underground station has been temporarily named after England's football manager. Southgate Tube station was rebranded Gareth Southgate station from Monday morning for 48 hours, after the squad finished fourth in the World Cup. It was England's best result since 1990 when they also lost in the semi-final. "We're delighted to be able to show our appreciation 7

July 16, 2018 1:56 AM Syria accuses 'ENEMY' Israel of launching 'MISSILE ATTACK' on military outpost in Aleppo

SYRAIN STATE media has accused Israel of bombing a military position in Aleppo province on Sunday evening, in what would be a rare Israeli attack so far north in Bashar al Assad’s war-torn nation. State news agency SANA, citing a military source, said the missile hit near a strategic air base. They said in a statement missiles struck near Neirab military 6

July 14, 2018 7:01 AM Rockytop Bluegrass Picking weekend relocates to Llandudno to bring bluegrass home after two years

The sounds of the Appalachian peaks and America's roots are finally returning to Conwy county this month. The shores of Llandudno will be bathed in music for three days from Thursday, July 19 when the second Rockytop Bluegrass Picking weekend at Bodafon park farm. Relocating from Llansannan Sportsman’s Arms, those who have been looking to fill the void since 7

July 12, 2018 12:31 PM HOW MUCH PLASTIC IS IN THE ARCTIC?

The pristine waters of the Arctic are turning into a floating rubbish dump – posing a threat to marine life, scientists warn. One of the densest areas of plastic rubbish anywhere in the world’s seas has been discovered north of Norway and Russia. Miles from civilisation, the amount of plastic waste in the Barents Sea – on the margins of the Arctic Ocean 13

July 11, 2018 3:00 AM The Press Camera Club: July 11

More than 1,000 readers have joined The Press Camera Club, which launched in June 2017 and brings together talented amateur photographers from across York and North and East Yorkshire to share their work, swap tips and take part in themed monthly prize competitions. To join the free club, search for “The Press Camera Club” on Facebook - we’d love to see what our region 7

July 10, 2018 4:13 PM Travellers pitch up on Southend seafront

It is not clear if the travellers are the same ones which have been moved on from St Mary’s Church, known as St Mary’s Green, in North Shoebury Road. Martin Richardson, owner of the Happidrome arcade, said: “They all just bounded up in vans and parked on the pavement. Kids were jumping out of the way. We called the police but they still hadn’t arrived 8

July 9, 2018 1:06 PM Teen found guilty of killing shopkeeper who refused to sell him Rizla papers

The 16-year-old denies manslaughter and says he acted in self-defence when he hurled himself at Vijaykumar Patel in January. The 16-year-old defendant, who cannot be named for legal reasons, denied manslaughter in the week-long trial at the Old Bailey, stating he acted in self-defence. Vijaykumar Patel, 49, suffered a "catastrophic" head injury outside 5

July 9, 2018 7:50 AM Trump to welcome Red Arrows to the US as they fly to America to promote Brexit Britain

DONALD Trump is set to welcome the Red Arrows to the United States as the British daredevils travel across the pond to promote post-Brexit Britain. The iconic red airplanes and their pilots can perfectly showcase British excellence around the world, UK officials believe. A source told the Sun: “The Red Arrows embodies everything that is great about Britain 10