1 July 2014
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.
England's Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee, from Horsforth, Leeds, beats his brother Jonny to gold in the Glasgow 2014 men's triathlon. BBC Sport
Bradford Bulls sign Wales forward Dan Fleming from Castleford on a two-year deal from the start of next season.
Paul Hudson is the weather presenter and climate correspondent for BBC Look North in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
Bradford council will fly the Palestinian flag in the city this weekend. Council leader David Green says this is at the request of residents.
Northern Rail tweets: Due to a vehicle striking a bridge at #Mirfield all lines are disrupted. Services running through this station may be delayed
A Huddersfield man who fathered three children with his own daughter has had his sentence doubled after an appeal.
In May, he was jailed for three years and 10 months after admitting a string of offences, including incest, at Leeds Crown Court.
But at the Court of Appeal today, three of the country's top judges increased the term to eight years.
Police say they are trying to trace a potential witness to a sexual assault on a 12-year-old girl in a Leeds supermarket.
A 78-year-old man has been charged over an incident at Morrisons at The Penny Hill Centre, in Church Street, Hunslet, which happened between 16:30 and 17:00 on Monday, 2 June.
The child's mother reported seeing a woman who may have witnessed the incident. She was tanned, in her early 40s, with brown hair in a bobbed style and dressed all in black.
We've been told that commuter journeys between London and Yorkshire along the East Coast Mainline have resumed after earlier disruption between London King's Cross and Stevenage.
The former councillor, who continued to fight for people's rights despite suffering from a serious debilitating disease, has died. Mrs Binney, a former Lord Mayor of Bradford, suffered from Motor Neurone Disease.
Join Larry Budd at 15:00 for a hot Friday afternoon's Drivetime show.
Larry will be asking if the green shoots in the economy seem to be turning into a sturdy tree. We hear from the Shadow Chancellor Ed Balls (pictured), who is the Morley and Outwood MP, about his reaction to today's GDP growth figures.
A man accused of attempting to murder PC Suzanne Hudson in a shooting in Leeds has told a jury he had no issues with the police.
James Leslie, 33, of Queenswood Drive, Leeds, who denies the charge, said he thought the police did "a hard job, a good job".
PC Hudson, 33, was on a routine call when she was shot in Cardigan Road, Headingley, on 4 December.
A murder squad detective's career is in ruins after he was convicted of a drunken and "unprovoked" attack in a pub while shouting: "I'm a copper. I will do what I like."
Three people appear in court over an alleged £300k council tax fraud. Some 200 people were victims of the conspiracy, a court has heard.
Leeds College of Music says Marc Almond (pictured) and songwriter and former Kaiser Chief Nick Hodgson are among five individuals to be honoured for their contributions to music education at a ceremony today.
The musicians will become Fellows of Leeds College of Music at its graduation ceremony at Leeds Town Hall.
It will be another very warm and mostly sunny day, though perhaps a little cloudy at times in the afternoon. Maximum temperature: 27C (81F). Then this evening and tonight will be fine, however, cloud and mist will spread slowly inland again, though towards Huddersfield and Halifax may remain clear.
Minimum temperature: 15C (59F). Check the forecast near you.
We're told the "magical parks of Leeds" are going to be celebrated as part of a week of events beginning today.
Why not go along and see what Leeds City Council says will be a programme of activities, guided walks and volunteering opportunities in the city's green spaces.
On the station this lunchtime, Paul Dunphy is sitting in for Martin Kelner from 12:00.
He's been to see the new Planet of the Apes film and wants to know what you've seen lately that's had an impact on you.
And then from 13:00, he wants to hear about the music you like to dance to. Send in your dance requests for this lovely, sunny, Friday afternoon.
A man who used his car as a weapon.
Dale Cunningham missed a 17-year-old schoolgirl by inches when he drove on to the pavement and deliberately struck Christopher Hainsworth.
Rents at Leeds's historic Kirkgate market are to be slashed by a fifth ahead of a £12m refurbishment of the building.
Traders on Leeds market's fish and game row have been told it's to close for three months because the building's Victorian drainage system is being replaced.
Traders are to move to Butchers' Row, but this hasn't gone down well with some of them. The council says the work is essential and all traders will be given a 20% discount on their rent.
A Keighley woman who became Britain's first female Muslim boxer is helping to train actors who are sharing her extraordinary story in a play.
Leeds Travel Info reports that demolition work along Eastgate in the city will see the road closed to Vicar Lane.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man suffered a serious jaw injury after being assaulted by a gang of men outside a Halifax takeaway.
BBC Travel reports motorists should take care because there's a broken down vehicle on the M62 westbound at J28, A650 (Tingley).
After cancelling its annual film festival, can Bradford still call itself a City of Film?
Relegated Bradford Bulls have signed Wales international forward Dan Fleming from Castleford on a two-year deal from the start of next season.
Last season was a hard year for the new signings made by Leeds United. Only Matt Smith rose above a standard which ranged from ordinary to Jimmy Kebe, the Crystal Palace winger who lost the crowd at Elland Road after a few weeks and a handful of games. Now Scot Wotton is looking forward to the new campaign.
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.
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.
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).
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