An exclusion zone has been set up near a North Yorkshire town after bird flu cases were found there.

Cases of the highly pathogenic avian influenza have been confirmed in properties near Easingwold, North Yorkshire.

A three-kilometre protection zone and 10km surveillance zone has been declared around the area.

All of the birds, which numbered 25,000, will be culled in a humane way.

It comes as 131 cases of the disease has been found in England.