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25 July 2014 Last updated at 07:59

Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon goldAlastair Brownlee wins triathlon gold in Glasgow

England's Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee, from Horsforth, Leeds, beats his brother Jonny to gold in the Glasgow 2014 men's triathlon. BBC Sport

Logboat on display'Special' Viking logboat on show

The remains of a 1,000 year-old Viking boat are on display for the first time in the city where it was found.

Kellingley CollieryCoal mine employee buyout 'shelved'

The National Union of Mineworkers says an employee buyout to save Kellingley Colliery, which is on the border of West Yorkshire, has been shelved.

Len Tingle Article written by Len Tingle Len Tingle Political editor, Yorkshire

National parks face biggest change to governance

The Queen's Speech contained a brief reference to government plans that could see the biggest change to how the national parks are run in the six decades since they were set up.

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BBC Local Live

    News on the hour 08:51: Clive Settle Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    The top stories at 09:00:

    • Drain repairs mean game and fish traders in Leeds's Kirkgate Market have to move
    • Kirklees Council is warning of plans to cut its libraries budget
    • Leeds United legend Eddie Gray is to get an honorary doctorate by the city's Metropolitan University
    Cover story 08:40: BBC Radio Leeds

    BBC Radio Leeds is asking if this is West Yorkshire's most picturesque library? Proposed cuts in funding could reduce its budget. Is your library under threat? Email or tweet us with your views.

    Kirklees library
    M62 lane closure 08:29:

    BBC Travel reports further trouble on the M62 for commuters heading towards Greater Manchester as there's a lane closed on the entry slip road westbound at J20 A627(M) Rochdale because of a broken down lorry.

    Sunny and hot 08:17: Kay Crewdson BBC Weather

    It's a grey start in many places but it's soon going to become sunny and hot, the maximum temperature is expected to reach 27C (81F) and there'll be a light northeast breeze.

    Kay Crewdson
    Motorway warning 08:07:

    BBC Travel reports there's a broken down vehicle on the M62 in West Yorkshire on the westbound carriageway between J31, A655 (Castleford) and J30, A642 (Rothwell).

    Good morning 08:00: John Henry BBC Local Live

    Hello, welcome to BBC Local Live for Leeds and West Yorkshire, I'll be bringing you all the latest news and views from across the county until 18:00.

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