Mapped: Yorkshire's 50 most haunted

Is Yorkshire Britain's most haunted county?

The Olde Star inn Old Town Bridlington. A team of Ghost Busters investgate spooky goings on. Pictures by Paul Atkinson: NBFP PA1636-4f

Paranormal investigators film at Old Star Inn

Strange noises and light anomalies were some of the unexplainable phenomena that spooked staff and guests at the Old Star Inn.

The eBay auction has been pulled from the site, but many copy-cat versions are now online.

eBay ‘upside down’ fivers selling for silly money

Online auction site eBay is being flooded with listings for ‘upside down’ five pound notes - with some attracting bids of thousands of pounds.

Medievel Love Ring found by metal detectorist in field sells for five figure sum.  Mark Littler

Amateur detectorist finds 15th century ring worth thousands in North Yorkshire village

An amateur metal detectorist uncovered the find of a lifetime in a North Yorkshire village - a 15th century jewelled ring which has been sold for a five-figure sum.

Boyes has temporarily removed clown outfits and makeup from its stores.

Boyes remove clown costumes and makeup from Bridlington store

A bizarre 'killer clown' craze has prompted a Bridlington store to stop selling clown costumes all together.
Mark thompson, owner of the Green Dragon and waterfall.
Picture by Gerard Binks

For sale: Yorkshire Dales pub and waterfall where Kevin Costner bathed naked (watch the video)

When they bought it there were holes in the roof and every time it rained water cascaded down the walls.

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Richard Priestley

Yorkshire sailor to replicate historic voyage of Christopher Columbus

A brave sailor is organising a series of live music fundraisers as he prepares to cast off on the same perilous route taken by Christopher Columbus more than 500 years ago.

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The so-called super-fleas are far bigger than other species of the bug and have a penis two and a half times their body length

Fleas with massive penises could invade bedrooms this autumn in their millions

Bad news for anyone with a fear of bugs, billions of super-fleas with massive penises are being predicted to invade British bedrooms in the coming months.

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IT specialist Iain Theyers, 44 appeared at Hull Crown Court.

Computer whizz accused of bigamy

A computer consultant has appeared in court accused of committing bigamy in Bridlington.


Scooter driver takes pooch for walk on main road

A driver was left "speechless" as a dog walker pulled out onto a main road while driving a mobility scooter.

Weekend weather: Summer showers and fresh breezes as heatwave blows over

COOLER temperatures are on the way after a wave of thunderstorms and torrential downpours swept parts of Britain.

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Which is the most reliabale car manufacturer? BMW, Land Rover, Audi... or Skoda?

Which is the most reliabale car manufacturer? BMW, Land Rover, Audi... or Skoda?

Skoda is the most reliable car manufacturer in the UK, while premium brands such as BMW, Land Rover and Audi are among the least reliable.

Colin Thompson has been suspended pending an investigation

'Bring back our lollipop man!'

Parents are demanding a lollipop man is returned to his post after he was suspended pending an investigation over inappropriate comments.

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Blakey Ridge

Video: Yorkshire home to one of Europe's greatest driving roads

After a year-long research and ranking process by a team that covered a total of 15,000 kilometres, it’s been revealed that Yorkshire is home to one of Europe’s greatest driving roads.

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Pet owners are braced for Bonfire Night diplays but say fireworks at other times of the year cause problems.

Yorkshire pet owners call for end to “year-round” fireworks

Pet owners and the RSPCA have united to call for a rethink on the UK’s firework laws. But will their campaign get anywhere?

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Miles Cooper, a former hunt sabateur who went on various protests throughout the 1980s, but has now changed his views on hunting, so much so that he has become a master of Highmoor hunt near York. Picture by Tony Johnson

How a former hunt saboteur became master of one of Yorkshire’s newest hunts

In the 1980s Miles Cooper became a hunt saboteur. Nearly 30 years on, he is now Master of Yorkshire’s Highmoor Bloodhounds Hunt.  He talks to Sarah Freeman about his unlikely conversion.

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Who is Brid's dirty dog owner?

A dog owner had his picture shared dozens of times for allowing his pet to “do its business” on a Bridlington woman’s drive.

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The Tommee Tippee valve.

Baby cups withdrawn over child illness fears

Tommee Tippee is recalling items from its Sippee Cup range following reports of children falling ill after drinking from them.

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Spending on festivals is on the rise but many Britons are happy to accept the inflated costs

Brits willing to accept festival rip-offs

Anyone who has attended a music festival recently will be probably be familiar with handing over extortionate sums for a flavourless burger and a plastic pint of lukewarm, overly-fizzy booze.

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End spam calls with one text

End spam calls with one text

Mobile phone users across the UK can now opt out of unsolicited and marketing calls - by sending one text.
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