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3 September 2014 Last updated at 08:12

PM urges UK Kurds not to fight ISKurdish peshmerga forces celebrate as they take control of Sulaiman Pek from the Islamist State militants

Some British Kurds from the region are heading to the Middle East to fight Islamic State (IS), the prime minister confirms.

Isaac NashAssembly at sea search boy's school

A Huddersfield school holds a special assembly to help pupils cope with the disappearance of a 12-year-old boy who was swept out to sea in Wales.

Delroy Facey arrives at courtEx-footballer in court over bribes

Former Premier League striker Delroy Facey, from Huddersfield, appears in court charged with bribery offences as part of an investigation into alleged match fixing.

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

The North tunnelling to prosperity with HS3?

Will a new High Speed rail link tunnelled under the Pennines boost the economy of the North of England?

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    Sunset over Narrow Canal 08:39: Grace Parnell BBC Local Live

    Here's a beautiful photo of the sunset over Huddersfield Narrow Canal in Marsden, sent in to us by Nick Lawton.

    Huddersfield Narrow Canal

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    West Yorkshire men fight in Kurdistan 08:28:

    BBC News Online has details of a Kurdish woman from West Yorkshire who has told BBC Radio Leeds that she knew of 20 young men from West Yorkshire and Manchester who have travelled to Iraqi Kurdistan to fight Islamic State.

    Kurdish peshmerga forces celebrate as they take control of Sulaiman Pek from the Islamist State militants

    She said the British Kurds had travelled to Iraq to "protect their homeland" from militants.

    Leeds Rhinos' Joel Moon banned for shoulder charge 08:15: BBC Sport

    The Rugby Football League has banned Leeds Rhinos centre Joel Moon for two matches for a Grade C shoulder charge.

    Joel Moon

    Moon (pictured, right) was sent off in the 22nd minute of their home Super League defeat by St Helens on Friday for a challenge on Mark Percival.

    Cloudy turning brighter 08:06: Keeley Donovan Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    It'll be a rather cloudy start with some patches of mist and fog, turning brighter with sunny spells developing in most areas.

    The maximum temperature will be about 20C (68F).

    Good morning 08:00: Grace Parnell BBC Local Live

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