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Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Significant worldwide demand for tickets is expected ahead of this summer's FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

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Wanted: Police hunt for convicted burglar from Malton who has links to Leeds

Wanted: Police hunt for convicted burglar from Malton who has links to Leeds

Police are seeking the public's help in the hunt for a convicted burglar from Malton who is wanted on recall to prison.

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The crash happened on Thornton Lane between High Marishes and Thornton-Le-Dale. Picture: Google

Police seek public's help to trace red car seen near scene of crash in Ryedale

Police investigating a crash in Ryedale want to trace a red car seen in the area at the time.

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Police are searching for Mervin Hill, who went missing from Whitby after going for a walk.

Police searches continue for missing Whitby man

Police are asking for the public's help as searches continue for a missing Whitby man.

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Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

Yorkshire police force issues telephone scam warning - and tells residents how to avoid becoming a victim

North Yorkshire Police have issued a warning about a telephone scam which has been used to target hundreds of people across the country.

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North Yorkshire firefighters called out over hot cross buns, cooking fumes and a noisy electric toothbrush

North Yorkshire firefighters called out over hot cross buns, cooking fumes and a noisy electric toothbrush

Arriving at the scene of a suspected fire only to find it was a false alarm is a regular occurrence for the region's firefighters.
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North Yorkshire Police want to identify these men after goshawk nest was disturbed in Ryedale

Wildlife crime officers are investigating the illegal disturbance of a nesting ground in North Yorkshire after a covert camera caught two men apparently trying to scare off birds of prey.
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Rail workers at Northern are taking part in a 24-hour stoppage today as a dispute over the future of train guards on the company's services continues.

Northern Rail strike: Limited services and disruption due to 24-hour walkout by RMT union members

Workers at Northern Rail are staging two 24-hour walkouts this week as a long-running row over the future role of train guards continue.

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Amount of alcohol in jailed drink driver's system 'beggars belief' says North Yorkshire Police traffic cop

Amount of alcohol in jailed drink driver's system 'beggars belief' says North Yorkshire Police traffic cop

A woman from North Yorkshire has been jailed for 18 weeks after being caught more than four times over the legal drink drive limit on the A64.
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Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

Yorkshire schools among those targeted in bomb threat hoax

A number of schools in Yorkshire have received hoax bomb threats this morning, police have confirmed.

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The guard dog ate pellets thrown over a fence at a site earmarked for fracking in Kirby Misperton.

No further police action after guard dog at Kirby Misperton fracking site fell ill

Police will not be pursuing any further action against two men arrested after a guard dog fell ill at a potential fracking site in North Yorkshire.

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Speed cameras installed on A64 in North Yorkshire will catch drivers exceeding 40mph limit

A series of average-speed cameras have been installed on a section of the A64 in North Yorkshire ahead of work by Highways England to replace the central reservation barriers.

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Scarborough police seek 'vital' witnesses after man found seriously injured near The Cask Inn

Scarborough police seek 'vital' witnesses after man found seriously injured near The Cask Inn

Police in Scarborough are urging two 'vital' witnesses to come forward with information on a street attack which left man with serious head injuries.

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Firefighters were called to Low Moorgate in Rillington. Picture: Google

Shed fire in Ryedale village spread to outbuildings and tractors

An electrical fault is believed to have started a fire which spread from a shed to surrounding buildings and vehicles last night.

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Cars were vandalised in Scarborough Road, Norton. Picture: Google

Vandals damage almost a dozen cars in North Yorkshire town in one night

Vandals damaged 11 cars parked on the roadside in a North Yorkshire town in the space of less than six hours.

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A weather warning has been issued for Yorkshire and the Humber.

Yorkshire weather warning: Met office warns rain, sleet and snow likely to turn to ice

The Met Office has issued a weather warning for Yorkshire and the Humber tonight as temperatures are set to drop.

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Anti-fracking campaigners have staged numerous protests near Third Energy's site in Kirby Misperton over the past six months.

Man charged with assaults after incident near North Yorkshire fracking site

A man has been charged over assaults which took place during protests near Yorkshire's first approved fracking site.

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Firefighters were called to Mulgrave Road in Whitby. Picture: Google

Runaway car was teetering on Whitby cliff edge when firefighters arrived

Firefighters were called to a clifftop in Whitby as a runaway car hung precariously above a coastal footpath.

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How Yorkshire detectives are getting a high-speed forensics boost to help solve crimes

Vital forensic results from the scenes of serious crimes are being made available to Yorkshire detectives in almost ‘real time’ thanks to a groundbreaking pilot.

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