BBC news for North Yorkshire

Yorkshire Dales National Park gets Tolkien-style map

Dan Bell adds the Yorkshire Dales to the list of national parks he has "re-imagined" by map.

Trains disrupted by Huddersfield and Dewsbury station closures

Huddersfield and Dewsbury stations are closed for signalling work to take place.

Whitby's East Pier footbridge to be rebuilt

The East Pier footbridge was first removed 17 years ago.

Playtime Beds: Company directors in court over baby death

The seven-month-old baby boy died at a house in York in November 2016.

Live BBC World News

Syria: Turkey war planes launch strikes on Afrin

Turkey launches air strikes on US-backed militants in Afrin, opening a new front in Syria.

Kabul: Gunmen attack Intercontinental Hotel

At least four gunmen launched the attack on the Intercontinental Hotel, Afghan officials say.

Paul Bocuse: Top French chef dies at 91

He is said to have passed away in his famous three-Michelin-starred restaurant near Lyon.

US shutdown: Trump and Democrats blame each other

Recriminations start after the US Senate fails to pass a new budget, leading to a shutdown of services.