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Hull City transfer news LIVE - Tigers to allow Eldin Jakupovic to leave at the right price?

Good morning and welcome to today's edition of the Hull City LIVE blog.

We'll bring you all of the latest news, rumours and transfer gossip surrounding the Tigers as and when we get it.

We're yet to see the first signing arrive through the KCOM Stadium doors since Leonid Slutsky's ...

2017-06-20 11:45 open_in_new
First bedrooms are slotted in place at Hull's new Hilton Doubletree hotel in Ferensway

The first ready-made bedroom has been fitted into a city centre hotel using a crane.

The Hilton Doubletree in Ferensway is over halfway complete, with today's installation seeing the most important feature being built.

The bedrooms have already been assembled into ready-built pods, ...

2017-06-20 10:39 open_in_new
Inmate's horror after finding killer John Heald hanging in Hull Prison cell

A prisoner has spoken of his horror after waking up to find his killer cell mate hanging.

Cell mate Phillip Kirk described how he woke up to banging from a prison officer and then saw John Heald suspended from the toilet in their shared Hull Prison cell.

Heald, 53, was on trial at ...

2017-06-20 07:21 open_in_new
Does this video show Tesco bus lane driver was in the wrong?

This video shows the moment driver Tony Sherwin drives into a bus lane rules while turning into a Tesco Express.

Hull City Council, now facing criticism from leading motoring lawyer Nick Freeman - better known as Mr Loophole - has released the footage, in the hope others will better ...

2017-06-20 07:21 open_in_new
This fascinating map shows Hull's lost landmarks over hundreds of years

These landmarks are just some of the sights featured on this special historic map of Hull.

Produced by the Historic Towns Trust and the University of Hull, the map has been put together for release during the City of Culture.

The first-of-its-kind map of the city reveals not just ...

2017-06-20 07:21 open_in_new
Frankie's Tavern punters cool down in hot tubs in Hessle Road, Hull

When the sun comes out there are some things you can be sure of - ice creams, tops off and shorts…but hot tubs outside pubs?

This was the surreal sight greeting commuters travelling down Hessle Road, as Hull bathed in glorious summer weather over the weekend.

And great news for ...

2017-06-20 07:21 open_in_new
Kingswood Academy send home 'defiant' Hull pupils who refuse to wear blazers in 30C heat

Pupils have been sent home from a Bransholme secondary school for refusing to wear their blazers in the 30C heat.

Three children were sent home from Kingswood Academy for "rude and defiant behaviour" – thought to be because they reacted badly to being told to put on their ...

2017-06-20 07:21 open_in_new
Elliott Hygiene Ltd of Hull bags £1.25m Hull City Council contract

Saving Hull City Council some cash is not the only way to win a contract. But as one Hull firm has shown, it is a good place to start.

Elliott Hygiene Ltd in Raywell Street has been supplying catering equipment, hygiene items and cleaning products to council sites for the past three ...

2017-06-20 07:21 open_in_new
Hull family devastated as council remove memorial locks from bridge 'for safety reasons'

A Hull family have been left distraught after discovering padlocks in memory of loved ones who have died have been removed from a pier overlooking the River Humber.

Melanie Allison, 49, from east Hull, placed a lock on the bridge in memory of her dad, Lawrence, who passed away when he was ...

2017-06-20 06:15 open_in_new
William Shaw's parents thank Hull sports for 'saving them from depression' after teen's death

The parents of a 14-year-old boy who jumped to his death from the Humber Bridge say Hull's sporting fraternity has saved them from the depths of depression.

William Shaw, who attended at Malet Lambert School, ran ten miles from his family's east Hull home to the bridge.

His body was ...

2017-06-20 06:15 open_in_new
Hull woman got £150 gift card in garden furniture exchange fraud

Hannah Zamirski, 37, of Centurion Place, Welton Road, Brough, was fined £240, and had seven points put on her licence, for fraud, by taking a boxed set of garden furniture without paying for it to a customer service desk, obtaining a gift card worth £149.99 in exchange; and driving without ...

2017-06-20 06:15 open_in_new
Shane Walden held knife and hurled microwave out of window after Sainsbury's row in Spring Bank

A man armed himself with a knife and hurled a microwave out of his flat after a row at Sainsbury's.

Shane Walden, 32, appeared to be under the influence of alcohol or drugs when he entered the store in Spring Bank at 7.30pm on June 17, Hull Magistrates' Court heard.

Prosecutor James ...

2017-06-20 06:15 open_in_new
Dog dies after house fire in Cotswold Avenue, Goole

A pet dog has died after a house fire in Goole this evening.

Fire crews were called to a council house in Cotswold Avenue in the town just before 5.40pm amid reports of a serious blaze.

The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen and spread to the rest of the downstairs of ...

2017-06-19 23:39 open_in_new
Home 'seriously' damaged after fire breaks out in Holderness Road

An investigation is underway after a fire broke out at a home in east Hull.

Fire crews were called to the scene in Mersey Street, off Holderness Road, at about 6.10pm after reports three homes were ablaze.

Firefighters arrived to find just the one house was "seriously" damaged, with ...

2017-06-19 23:39 open_in_new
Live updates as fire spreads to three homes in Mersey Street, in east Hull

Firefighters are battling a fire which has spread through three homes in an east Hull street.

Emergency services are in attendance in Mersey Street, off Holderness Road, tackling the "serious" blaze.

It is not yet clear how the fire started, though it is believed to have originated ...

2017-06-19 21:27 open_in_new
Cancer liar Kelsey Whitehead who stole £15k from Hull employers Carbon Electric to pay back £1

The fraudster who pretended to have cancer and conned her employer out of thousands of pounds has to pay just £1 back.

Kelsey Whitehead told managers at Carbon Electric, in Hedon Road, east Hull, she had terminal cancer.

She duped her bosses into thinking she had to pay for ...

2017-06-19 21:27 open_in_new
Here's how you can apply to be on Love Island 2017

Many of us are looking on enviously at the stars of Love Island cavorting in a tropical paradise. Well, there's good news, you can still apply to take part in this summer's series.

The ITV2 favourite is still looking for contestants to feature on the programme and live in a luxury ...

2017-06-19 20:19 open_in_new
This cheap family paddling pool with seating is insane

A giant inflatable family paddling pool sold out at Asda at the weekend as word spread about its bargain price tag.

A photo of the £30 pool, reduced by a tenner, was shared by a shopper in a Facebook post which was since shared more than 80,000 times.

Although the Family Lounge ...

2017-06-19 19:13 open_in_new
Hull police rescue two dogs found locked in car as temperatures rise

Police have had to rescue two more dogs left inside a hot car.

Officers had to smash into a car on Sunday afternoon after finding a "distressed" dog left inside, which subsequently had to go to the vets for check-ups.

And police in Hull have said they have found two more dogs in the ...

2017-06-19 19:13 open_in_new
Humber Bridge tolls frozen as board boss reveals lift plan re-think

The cost of crossing the Humber Bridge has been frozen for the next 12 months.

The move by the Humber Bridge Board means drivers will continue to pay £1.50 to cross the estuary.

Motorists who have are signed up to the bridge's automated TAG payment system will continue to pay a ...

2017-06-19 19:13 open_in_new
St Thomas More school says it's first in Hull to stay in touch with parents via app

A west Hull primary says it is the first school in Hull to launch its own app to keep parents updated about school life.

St Thomas More Primary, in St Thomas More Road, has launched the app developed by the Hull App Company, which allows parents to report their child's absence, keep track ...

2017-06-19 19:13 open_in_new