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Call for council to halt funds in arms business

East Riding of Yorkshire Council is investing its pension fund into firms that manufacture weapons, a councillor has revealed.
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LISTEN: Town council meeting erupts

A town council meeting was suspended as a heated exchange between a ward councillor and the town council left the meeting in turmoil.
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Town council election

Six stand for town council election

Six people have been nominated to stand for the election for two positions on Pocklington Town Council.
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Nick Clegg to talk about his new book Between the Extremes

WIN: Nick Clegg tickets for Sheffield's Off The Shelf this Friday

Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister, is a guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival on Friday and we have TEN tickets to be won.

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VIDEO PREVIEW: Nick Clegg among big names at Sheffield's Off The Shelf 2016 book festival

Former Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg is to reveal all about his role at the heart of the former coalition Government as a headline guest speaker at this year's Sheffield Off The Shelf book festival.
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Chief Constable Justine Curran received a 143,000 annual salary, relocation fees of 39,0000 and a pension scheme contribution of 34,000 in the financial year 2013/2014

Police body justifies payments to top cops

The body representing senior police officers has justified the “enormous” pay and perks package some receive by stating that fewer and fewer applicants are applying for top jobs in the service.

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Anti-Brexit protesters demonstrate at the gates of Downing Street in central London after the UK voted to leave the European Union. PIC: PA

Battered Prime Minister faces calls for speedy EU ‘divorce’ talks

Outgoing Prime Minister David Cameron faced increasing pressure to speed up “divorce” talks with the EU as Brussels made it clear it wants the UK out of the union as soon as possible.

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Leave: 60.4%  Remain: 39.6%  Turnout: 74.8%

East Riding votes to LEAVE EU

Voters in the East Riding of Yorkshire have chosen to leave the European Union.

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BREAKING: Scarborough votes to LEAVE the EU

BREAKING: Scarborough votes to LEAVE the EU

THE voters of Scarborough borough overwhelmingly voted in favour of leaving the European Union.

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EU Referendum vote results: Everything that could possibly happen next

Referendum vote results: Everything that could possibly happen next

The polls have closed and now, all we can do is wait. Here are the possible scenarios for what might happen after the result.
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Votes are being counted in the EU referendum

What time will the referendum result be declared where you live?

Trying to figure out if you can stay up and wait for the votes to be counted? These are the expected declaration times of the various counts around the country.
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The view from Europe as Britain decides

The view from Europe as Britain decides

The world’s gaze is fixed firmly on the UK as Britons took to the polls to decide their fate and possibly that of any entire continent

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Dominic Peacock at a Beverley Council Burns night

Expelled: Yorkshire Brexit councillor who attacked Jo Cox on Facebook

THE YORKSHIRE councillor who mocked the charity appeal launched in memory of murdered MP Jo Cox has been expelled from the Conservative group on East Riding Council.

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Demonstrators outside County Hall last month

Campaigners in legal threat to fracking plan

ENVIRONMENTAL campaigners have claimed a decision to allow fracking to go-ahead in Yorkshire could have been taken illegally and be challenged in the courts.

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Protesters outside County Hall in Northallerton

Baroness Anne McIntosh: Fracking plans could 'devastate' North Yorkshire economy

Controversial plans to frack in North Yorkshire could have a devastating impact on the local economy, a former MP has warned.

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A protester outside County Hall in Northallerton

VIDEO: Fracking explained in five minutes

Want to know what's being discussed in Northallerton?

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A day like no other - protests as North Yorkshire debates fracking plan

THE contrast could not have been more stark.
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Fracking could have 'devastating' impact, councillors warned

Fracking could have a devastating impact on a North Yorkshire rural community if councillors allow an application to use the controversial mining method in Ryedale to go ahead, it was claimed today.
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Labour's Keith Hunter is the new Police and Crime Commissioner for the Humberside police area

Labour's Keith Hunter is new crime commissioner

Labour's Keith Hunter has been elected as Humberside Police's new Police and Crime Commissioner.
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