BBC news for North Yorkshire

Boy, 11, bitten in face by dog in Robin Hood's Bay

The 11-year-old had to have plastic surgery for "significant facial injuries", police said.

George Osborne urges 'HS3' rail for northern England

Ex-chancellor calls on the government to invest in high-speed rail lines from Liverpool to Hull.

Whitby U-boat protected

The three wrecks have been described as "important elements of our maritime heritage".

Woman leaves letters of support for other new mothers

Ren Benson leaves handwritten random notes around York for mothers to find.

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Trump rules out Afghan troops withdrawal

The president indicates he'll send more US troops to a conflict he once called "a complete waste".

Italian quake on Ischia kills two women

Rescuers on Ischia work to save two children from the rubble on Ischia.

Kim Wall: Torso found amid search for submarine journalist

"Too early" to tell if woman's remains are those of missing Swedish journalist Kim Wall, police say.

Indian court rules against instant divorce

The ruling against the "triple talaq" is seen as a major victory for women's rights in India