BBC news for East Yorkshire

Play remembers eight Hull men who fought in Spanish Civil War

A play starring students from Hull's Archbishop Sentamu Academy is to tell the tale of the Hull men.

Carer accused of fraud said woman 'wanted her to have the money'

Julie Sayles is accused of stealing £290,000 from a 102-year-old woman who was in her care.

Lorry driver reports missing Dumfries mental health patient sighting

A man who absconded from a mental health unit in Dumfries may have stowed away on a vehicle bound for Scunthorpe.

East Yorkshire's 'most prolific' fly-tipper jailed

Darren Armishaw advertised waste disposal services - but then dumped the rubbish in the countryside.

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Pakistan oil tanker inferno kills at least 123

People were killed as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned tanker, officials say.

Trump accuses Obama of inaction over Russia meddling claim

The president says his predecessor "did nothing" despite knowing of meddling claims before the poll.

Italy acid attack model Gessica Notaro returns to work

The former Miss Italy finalist said she was doing so to encourage other women to defy bullies.

Egypt's president ratifies islands deal with Saudi Arabia

The deal to transfer two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia has triggered protests and a legal battle.