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Sirius shareholders, husband and wife David and Sue Stephens

£2bn North York Moors potash mine plans discussed by special meeting today

MEMORIAL: An act of remembrance on the beach in Sousse, the scene of the bloody massacre on Friday

Stockton-born former footballer among Tunisia victims

BRAVE: Four-year-old Travis Ryan chased burglar through Middlesbrough streets

Brave four-year-old Travis chases female burglar through Middlesbrough streets after she stole his TV 'for repairs'

REGRET: Retired North Yorkshire Police Assistant Chief Constable Sue Cross, who was the senior investigating officer who oversaw the murder investigation, said regrets that the team was not able to find Jenny

'Jenny Nicholl case won't close until teenager found' say police

KILLER: David Hodgson

Jenny's killer David Hodgson tried in vain to cover tracks

FOR SALE: St Clare's Abbey, on Carmel North Road, Darlington

Historic Darlington abbey up for sale for £1.5 million

TEST: A drilling rig examining the quality of polyhalite under theNorth York Moors National Park

Everything resting on potash decision-makers

Greg Clark

Minister believes North-East authorities will accept more powerful mayors

SERIOUS INJURIES: Police have closed the A19 near Easingwold, following a crash

A19 reopens in both directions after motorist dies in crash

APPALLING RECORD: Carl Dolan

Prolific Darlington criminals back behind bars after crime spree in the town

DRIVING CHARGE: The tanker after being stopped on the A19

Tanker driver appears before magistrates over A19 drink-driving charge

CAMPAIGN: Residents of Boosbeck protesting against the re-opening of a slaughterhouse on the high-street in 2013.

Campaigners angered by council's abattoir plan

RISKY: Pictures of children climbing on Richmond Castle walls were taken by local photographer Chris Fenwick.

'Boys being boys' or lucky to be alive? - the youngsters seen climbing on castle's ruined ramparts

BTCC: Matt Neal in action in the British Touring Car Championship at Croft Circuit

Pictures: British Touring Car Championship at Croft Circuit

STAR STRUCK: James Connaughton and his father meet Nicolas Hamilton Pic: Matt Westcott

Hamilton makes dream come true for teenage motorsport fan

Sport

BTCC championship leader Jason Plato will hope to defend his lead at Croft this weekend – Picture: JAKOB EBREY

Plato and rivals head for Croft showdown

The Mintex Trophy Trial organising team and winners, from left: Chris Wallis (event secretary), Nathan Stones (clerk of course), Sam Johnson (runner-up), Joe Dawson (winner), Keiran Child (third), David Peacock (Richmond Motor Club chairman), Rhona Peacoc

Dawson comes out on top in Mintex Trophy Trial

Buratino, ridden by William Buick and trained by Mark Johnston at Middleham, wins the Coventry Stakes on day one of Royal Ascot

Buratino shines to secure Royal Ascot spoils

Charlie Payne (Amigos Fiesta) on his way to third place in the DMack Tyres Carlisle Stages Rally – Picture: James Ward/Chicane Media

Payne on the pace in Kielder

Nicola Wilson competing for Great Britain on Annie Clover at last year's Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games in France. The pair were victorious at last weekend's Bramham International Horse Trials

Wilson celebrates dream Bramham victory

Jamie Bew, of Northallerton, who has made a great start to his karting career

Bew makes instant impact in Teesside Park karting contest

Golden Horn, with an ecstatic Frankie Dettori on board, wins The Derby at Epsom last Saturday

Dettori celebrates Golden day at Epsom

Bedale kart racer Megan Stephenson, 11, in action   Picture: www.kartpix.com

Megan finds inspiration from young racer's legacy

Golden Horn (red cap), ridden by William Buick, wins The Betfred Dante Stakes at York ahead of Jack Hobbs and Elm Park. All three will lock horns again in The Derby tomorrow

Atzeni talks up Elm Park chances

WINNER: Night Of Thunder ridden by James Doyle leads the field home to win the The Al Shaqab Lockinge Stakes Race during Al Shaqab Lockinge Day at Newbury Racecourse

Racing Week: Hammond getting a tune out of Only Orsenfoolies

Robbie Wallace in action at Duncombe Park Enduro last weekend

Wallace among the points despite abandonment

COURSE RECORD: Mecca's Angel

Racing Week: Mecca's an Angel for Dods

WHEELS UP: County Durham’s Jack Morton and driver Damian Cole flying high on their way to a Manx Rally podium. – Picture: Mark Corlett

Morton on Manx podium

WINNER: Silvanus (right) ridden by Graham Lee wins The Merseyrail Day Saver Ticket Conditions Stakes, during the Betway Chester Cup Day of the Boodles May Festival at Chester Racecourse

Racing Week: Swinbank in good form

National Sport

Alastair Cook, right, wants the Ashes to be played in a good spirit

Cook: We must take responsibility

Andy Murray, pictured, liked what he saw of Liam Broady's Wimbledon show

Broady earns Murray's approval

Kauto Star won the King George VI Chase at Kempton five times and became the first horse to regain the Cheltenham Gold Cup

Star put down after paddock fall

Petr Cech has joined Arsenal

Seaman hails Cech signing

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