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Hull Live: Breaking news, traffic and travel from Hull and East Yorkshire on May 16
2019-05-16 05:34:00
Video LoadingVideo UnavailableWelcome to today’s live news blog where you will find all the latest news, traffic, travel, sport and weather updates for Hull and East Yorkshire on Thursday, May 16. If it is happening in our city, you will hear it here first, as well as the latest news from the rest of the country. Our team will keep you up to date with all you need to know throughout the day – from traffic and travel to the latest breaking news as well as some of the fallout from last night’s local elections across Hull and the East Riding. If you spot something going on in the community, please give us a call on 01482 315257 or email You can also get in touch via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. Follow Hull Live Our daily newsletter  – To get the latest headlines direct to your email inbox every day,  click here . Download our app  –    You can download our free app for   iPhone and iPad from  Apple’s App Store , or get the  Android version from Google Play . 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The Dubai Media Office tweeted: “A UK-registered small DA42 plane crashed three miles to the south of Dubai International Airport, killing four people on board, the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) announced today.“The four-seat plane crashed while on a mission to calibrate terrestrial navigation systems at the airport, with all crew members, three British, and one South African, killed, said the GCAA in a statement.“An investigation team from the GCAA arrived at the scene of the crash.“The GCAA said air traffic at the airport is back to normal, adding that it will continue the investigation and provide updates on the progress.” 19:53Meet the ‘shy and quiet’ teenager now in the running for Miss Teen Great BritainA Beverley teenager is in the running for the title of Miss Teen Great Britain.Student Katie Hill, 17, has been selected from thousands of applicants across the country to win a place in this year’s semi-final of the prestigious beauty pageant contest.And now she hopes to compete for the crown in a spectacular grand final held in October at The Globe in Blackpool.The achievement is of particular pride to Katie, who struggles with her confidence and only applied for the contest after her friend asked if they could enter together.Read more about Katie’s story here (Image: Katie Hill )19:17Hull man loses 7st and reverses diabetes thanks to one big changeA Hull man has lost seven stone and reversed his diabetes after being forced to confront his diagnosis with a low-carb diet. Karl, of Sutton Park, was diagnosed in August 2017 with Type 2 diabetes, after suffering from a bout of thrush on holiday that resulted in an abscess.Aged just 28 at the time, Karl denied his diagnosis and ignored any advice to change his lifestyle, which proved to be a danger to his health as Type 2 diabetes mostly affects people aged 45 and over.However, thanks to diabetes forum, he embarked on a low carb programme in January 2019 and has lost 10in from his waist in just a matter of months.Read Karl’s inspirational story here18:49Mum’s anger as beer-swigging yobs on abandoned sofa ‘call her a s**g’ in tirade of abuseA mum was left outraged after being called a “s**g” in front of her two-year-old daughter by people slumped on a sofa sipping cans of alcohol on the corner of Newland Avenue.The 21-year-old was walking along the west Hull street when she was confronted by a group sat on a sofa, which was dumped in Grafton Street near the Sainsbury’s Local store in the avenue.The young mum, who does not want to be named, said she was subjected to “sexual and inappropriate” comments with one of them calling her a “s**g”.Read more here (Image: Submitted)18:14Road closure for Penny Throwing eventSt. Augustines Gate in Hedon will be closed to all traffic tonight from 6.30pm to 7.30pm for the traditional Penny Throwing event outside Hedon Town Hall.Road marshals will be present on all affected junctions and will be available to give instructions of diversions.17:21Lane closed on M62One lane closed due to debris on road on M62 Eastbound from J34 A19 (Selby / Doncaster, North Yorkshire) to J35 M18 (East Riding Of Yorkshire). Traffic is coping well.Lane three (of three) is closed, while officers remove the debris from the live lane.17:06Police stop county lines drug and cash16:59Hull man to stand trial facing multiple child sex chargesA 49-year-old Hull man is set to stand trial after being accused of having sex with a girl under the age of 13.He has denied all the charges he faces.Find out more here16:46The brave recovery of teen left for dead with horror injuries after coward’s hit-and-runA brave teenager who was left with life-changing injuries after being knocked off his bike by a drunk driver is making progress on his road to recovery.Kiernan Roberts suffered catastrophic injuries, including a fractured skull and broken neck, after being hit by disgraced businessman Owen Finn, who left him for dead in the middle of the road.The youngster, who was 16 at the time, was cycling home from a part-time job at The Gallery Restaurant in South Cave when Finn’s Mercedes smashed into him.Finn, 64, was president of the Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce at the time and was more than two times over the legal drink-drive limit when he crashed into Kiernan.Read about Kiernan’s recovery here16:17Theresa May sets timetable for s


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