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25 July 2014 Last updated at 13:01

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


Cyclist wearing suitTailor puts the spoke in bespoke

The Tour de France's visit to Yorkshire inspires a tailor to create a cycling suit which he says allows businessmen to go from bike to boardroom without changing.

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.

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

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    Murder bid accused gives evidence 13:45:

    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.

    Suzanne Hudson

    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.

     
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    Detective guilty 13:30: Yorkshire Evening Post

    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."

     
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    Three face council tax fraud charges 13:15: Huddersfield Examiner

    Three people appear in court over an alleged £300k council tax fraud. Some 200 people were victims of the conspiracy, a court has heard.

     
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    News on the hour 12:59:

    The top stories at 13:00:

    • A Jamaican asylum seeker who's been living in Leeds loses a claim to stay in the UK
    • Drain repairs mean game and fish traders in Leeds's Kirkgate Market have to move
    • Singer Marc Almond is honoured by Leeds College of Music
     
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    Affordable houses plan 12:48: Telegraph & Argus

    More than 500 new affordable homes are to be built across Bradford thanks to grants of £12m.

    Bradford Council will build 241 homes with its share of the money, while Incommunities will construct 264.

     
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    College honour for musicians 12:38: John Henry BBC Local Live

    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.

    Marc Almond

    The musicians will become Fellows of Leeds College of Music at its graduation ceremony at Leeds Town Hall.

     
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    Possibly cloudy this afternoon 12:20:

    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.

    Weather today
     
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    News on the hour 11:59: Tracy Gee Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    The top stories at 12:00:

    • Drain repairs mean game and fish traders in Leeds's Kirkgate Market have to move
    • Jamaican asylum seeker Orashia Brown, who's been living in Leeds, loses a claim to stay in the UK
    • Singer Marc Almond's honoured by Leeds College of Music
     
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    Take in the city's green spaces 11:43: John Henry BBC Local Live

    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.

    Leeds park
     
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    Coming up today 11:32: BBC Radio Leeds

    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.

    Leeds Festival

    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.

     
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    Driver used car as weapon 11:22: Telegraph & Argus

    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.

     
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    Market rents cut for revamp 11:11: Yorkshire Evening Post

    Rents at Leeds's historic Kirkgate market are to be slashed by a fifth ahead of a £12m refurbishment of the building.

    Leeds market
     
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    News on the hour 10:59: Tracy Gee Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    The top stories at 11:00:

    • 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
    • Singer Marc Almond's honoured by Leeds College of Music.
     
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    Leeds market changes 10:52: John Henry BBC Local Live

    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.

     
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    Punching power in play 10:40: Telegraph & Argus

    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.

     
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    Eastgate closed for work 10:30:

    Leeds Travel Info reports that demolition work along Eastgate in the city will see the road closed to Vicar Lane.

    Eastgate development
     
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    Appeal after gang attack 10:18: Halifax Courier

    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.

     
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    News on the hour 09:58: Clive Settle Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    The top stories at 10:00:

    • 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
     
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    Motorway caution 09:45:

    BBC Travel reports motorists should take care because there's a broken down vehicle on the M62 westbound at J28, A650 (Tingley).

     
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    Top headlines
     
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    End credits? 09:34: Yorkshire Post

    After cancelling its annual film festival, can Bradford still call itself a City of Film?

    Bradford Media Museum
     
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    Bulls make signing 09:22: BBC Sport

    Relegated Bradford Bulls have signed Wales international forward Dan Fleming from Castleford on a two-year deal from the start of next season.

    Dan Fleming
     
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    Your views on libraries? 09:10: BBC Radio Leeds

    Join Nick Ahad on BBC Radio Leeds from 09:00 when he'll be asking if it's time to give up on libraries?

    Leeds City Council is consulting people on opening hours - while Kirklees Council has announced that it could cut the libraries budget by half. Email or tweet us with you views.

     
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    Difficult season for Leeds 09:02: Yorkshire Post

    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.

     
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    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
     
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    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
     
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    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.

     
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    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
     
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    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).

     
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    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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