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John Hesp from Bridlington wins £2m in world poker contest

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:20:35 GMT

The semi-retired businessman usually plays in £10 entry tournaments in his home casino in Hull.

Corrie Mckeague: Mother considers landfill injunction

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 11:05:26 GMT

Nicola Urquhart says she wants to stop police filling a landfill where she thinks her son's body is.

'Hundreds' of undiscovered caves underneath Nottingham

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:37:52 GMT

Archaeologist Scott Lomax uncovered his 152nd new cave in the city in just 12 months.

Charlie Gard case: Latest report 'makes sad reading'

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:40:33 GMT

His parents were angry the results were heard in court before they had been told privately.

Drunk driver Ion Rusu jailed over M20 crash death

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:52:41 GMT

Mohini Arora died when her BMW was involved in a collision with a Peugeot 206 last November.

Holiday traffic: Beat the summer getaway gridlock

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:17:22 GMT

Saturday between 11:00 and 16:00 is expected to be very busy on the roads.

Britain’s Got Talent champion dog Pudsey dies

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:00:09 GMT

He was the first dog to win the show, alongside owner Ashleigh Butler, in 2012.

Murder arrest over Herne Bay caravan park death

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 20:55:35 GMT

A teenage girl was pronounced dead at the caravan site in Herne Bay.

'Filthy' B&B owner fined £7k for false four-star rating

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:38:53 GMT

Complaints included blood-stained walls, mouldy showers and mouse droppings on a bed.

Terror juror discharged for asking if officer was single

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 19:32:17 GMT

The terror trial juror asked a court usher more than once to find out if a police officer was single.

Southern strike union RMT in 'full and frank' government talks

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:35:13 GMT

General secretary Mick Cash said Chris Grayling now had a "clear understanding" of its position.

Children in temporary housing up a third since 2014

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 08:43:04 GMT

Councils say child homelessness has reached unsustainable levels with the numbers rising sharply.

Haydock: Stalls handler dies after incident before race

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:08:10 GMT

A stalls handler is pronounced dead at the scene after being run over by the mobile starting stalls at Haydock on Friday.

Jane Austen library appeal seeks Mr Darcy lookalikes

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:17:57 GMT

Could you create Colin Firth's famous scene in Pride and Prejudice?

Hidden Victorian reservoir revealed in Nottingham

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:06:00 GMT

The 160-year-old underground reservoir serves about 150,000 people in Nottingham.

How do you avoid holiday traffic jams?

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 08:06:50 GMT

Traffic jams can set any holiday off to a bad start - so how do you avoid them?

Bradford student gains more than a degree at graduation

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 21:04:00 GMT

A University of Bradford student was in for a big surprise at her graduation.

Midlands Air Ambulance: The paramedic who is flown in to save lives

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 00:23:19 GMT

Paramedic Ian Lock is looking forward to the Midlands Air Ambulance getting a bigger aircraft.

Father films wrong girl at graduation ceremony

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:03:45 GMT

Georgia Wilde's father accidentally filmed the wrong girl at her graduation ceremony.

New man-made cave discovered below Nottingham

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:30:40 GMT

The cave was discovered underneath a barbershop in Nottingham.

Giant Australian spider turns up in Surrey container

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 13:27:11 GMT

Surrey removal men got a shock when an 18cm huntsman was found in a shipping container from Australia.

'Most expensive' beach hut up for sale at Mudeford Spit

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:28:29 GMT

The 17ft x 10ft Hut 78 near Christchurch sleeps four people and has solar power.

The wettest summer

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:50:51 GMT

Victims of the 2007 summer floods share their memories a decade on.

England's Big Picture: 17 - 23 July

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 09:34:28 GMT

Showcasing the best images sent to us from around England

Princess Power

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:20:37 GMT

England's women's footballers are calling for girls to recognise the strong traits in the characters.

The search for Corrie

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 14:48:33 GMT

The story of the young airman who vanished on a night out baffled the nation - what happened to Corrie Mckeague?

'It changed me'

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 02:49:24 GMT

Dominic Hurley is regularly mistaken for being drunk, but his slurred speech and poor balance is the result of a brain injury following a moped crash in Ayia Napa.

Spirit of 1973

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 23:15:18 GMT

When England's women won the first Cricket World Cup in 1973 they did it solely for the love of the game.

'Call me Passchendaele'

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 09:24:37 GMT

How "battle name babies" and their descendants were called after battles such as "Passchendaele".

World Para-athletics Championships: Jonathan Broom-Edwards wins T44 high jump silver

Sat, 22 Jul 2017 10:35:58 GMT

Jonathan Broom-Edwards wins silver in the T44 high jump to earn Britain's 31st medal at the World Para-athletics Championships in London.

Alvaro Morata: Chelsea sign Real Madrid striker for club record £60m

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 18:20:18 GMT

Premier League champions Chelsea sign striker Alvaro Morata from Spanish giants Real Madrid for a club record fee of about £60m.

T20 Blast: Riki Wessels hits ton as Kevin Pietersen suffers calf injury

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 22:06:02 GMT

Riki Wessels becomes the first Nottinghamshire player to score a Twenty20 century, while Kevin Pietersen injures a calf off the first ball he faces.