BBC news for North Yorkshire

Kirby Misperton fracking: Protesters arrested as equipment arrives

Lorries are moving specialist equipment on to a shale gas site in North Yorkshire.

Southern, Merseyrail, Arriva Rail North and Greater Anglia rail staff strike

Members of the Rail, Maritime and Transport union (RMT) are staging two 24-hour walkouts in October.

University Challenge contestant reported for rape after TV appearance

Bartholomeo Joly de Lotbiniere was reported to police after appearing on University Challenge.

Court concern over pop-up Shakespearean theatre in York

The Ministry of Justice has concerns over noise and vehicle access to York Crown Court.

Live BBC World News

Mexico: Strong earthquake topples buildings, killing scores

The tremor toppled buildings in the capital with many feared trapped in the rubble.

Hurricane Maria bears down on Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico

"Evacuate," Puerto Rico's safety commissioner warned residents. "Otherwise, you're going to die."

Trump's first UN speech met with criticism from some leaders

The US president's first key speech at the UN was denounced by some member nations he had singled out.

Catalonia referendum: Spanish raid on Unipost deals blow to vote

Police discover a mass of documents directly related to the banned independence referendum.