4 September 2014
Is the Scottish Referendum giving more clout to calls for more powers in Yorkshire?
Thai police expand DNA testing to try to identify the killers of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and Leeds University student David Miller.
The parents of a 12-year-old Huddersfield boy swept out to sea while on holiday on Anglesey say they will continue to return there because it is "where he is now".
A 23-year-old passenger in a stolen car is killed when the driver crashes it into a tree in Leeds.
Championship-bound Bradford Bulls sign Wakefield Trinity Wildcats scrum-half Harry Siejka on a two-year deal.
Paul Hudson is the weather presenter and climate correspondent for BBC Look North in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
The new Leeds Central police station on Park Street has been officially opened by West Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner.
Mark Burns-Williamson said the new facility, which actually became operational on 7 August, would "provide the city and local community direct contact" with their local police officers.
Shadow Chancellor and West Yorkshire MP Ed Balls has told the Labour Party conference in Manchester the party will have to make a series of spending cuts if it wins the next general election. More in the news at 14:00.
Leeds Met University has changed its name to Leeds Beckett University - but why?
The new name refers to the university's campus in Beckett Park, the location of its founding colleges which was named after Ernest William Beckett, 2nd Baron Grimthorpe, whose family were prominent bankers in Leeds in the early 20th Century.
It resumes tomorrow after a week's break and is set to conclude on 31 October.
It was a chilly start for many of this morning, so it might not come as a surprise to you that flu season has begun, according to Bradford Council.
The authority's urging anyone invited to have a flu vaccination to take up the offer.
High risk groups include pregnant women, young children, people over the age of 65 and those with long-term health conditions.
Decision makers in Leeds are to build another park-and-ride scheme in the city despite claims the three month-old Elland Road site isn't being used much.
More in the news headlines at 13:00.
Adam Pope from the BBC Radio Leeds sport team has spoken to Austrian journalist Fabian Zerche, who says Leeds United fans shouldn't expect "champagne football" from incoming head coach Darko Milanic.
The Sugden Silos, which dominate the Brighouse skyline, could be dramatically transformed if plans are approved.
The proposals include creating a climbing wall on one of the external silo walls.
There's a new university in West Yorkshire today - or at least there's a new name.
Leeds Metropolitan University will now be known as Leeds Beckett University and they're so proud of the new sign they've put a time-lapse video of it on the university Facebook page.
A Leeds councillor is worried about plans to build a new 1,000-space park-and-ride scheme in east Leeds.
Paul Wadsworth says he doesn't think a similar scheme at Elland Road has worked. Listen to the headlines at 12:00 for more.
The village of Kirkhamgate near Wakefield was overrun by hundreds of people - some real and some stuffed - for the annual Scarecrow Festival which took place at the weekend.
Penny Brazier took this picture of Gandalf, Gollum and other Lord of the Rings characters hanging out on someone's front lawn.
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Bradford Bulls have signed Harry Siejka from Wakefield Trinity Wildcats on a two-year deal.
Coach James Lowes says: "He is an excellent scrum-half and we are delighted to have him on board."
Police say a car which crashed into a tree in north Leeds over the weekend, killing a 23-year-old man, was stolen.
Four men have been arrested in connection with the crash. More in the news headlines at 11:00.
BBC Travel News reports there's a lane closed and slow traffic on the A1 (M) northbound at junction 44 for the A64 at Bramham, because of a crash involving a lorry and a car.
Police investigating the murder of two British tourists in Thailand, including Leeds University student David Miller, are to carry out more DNA testing.
Every male on Koh Tao will be tested, including fishermen and boat drivers who may have visited the island on 15 September.
Flowers have been left at the scene of a crash in Leeds which left two people dead and a man seriously injured.
The three people were in a Ford Focus involved in a head-on collision with a lorry on Middleton Grove in Beeston on Saturday.
Drax power station near Selby is being accused of causing environmental damage as it tries to produce greener electricity.
Campaigners say forests in America are being destroyed to create wood pellets to burn as biomass, but Drax says it doesn't use wood from protected sources.
About 20 young people threw objects at a Keighley fire crew tackling a blaze in Victoria Park on Saturday.
The parents of 12-year-old Isaac Nash from Huddersfield, who was swept out to sea while on holiday in Anglesey, have returned to the beach where he was last seen.
Adam and Zoe Nash also went to a memorial service for Isaac at Aberffraw's St Beuno's Church on Sunday.
They told the BBC they would keep returning to the area, because it is "where [Isaac] is now".
BBC Travel News reports there's been a traffic light failure on Beeston Road in Leeds at the Tempest Road junction.
Drivers are being warned to approach with care.
What are your memories of Brian Clough?
It was the 10th anniversary of the former Leeds United manager's death at the weekend. He's pictured here leading Leeds out at Wembley during his brief tenure at the club in 1974.
BBC News Online brought together some memories of Old Big 'Ead from a career that spanned five decades.
Two men were trapped in an upstairs bedroom when a fire started on the ground floor of a house in Huddersfield this morning.
They were rescued by firefighters and treated for mild smoke inhalation.
Three fire engines attended the blaze, which happened at about 04:30 on Peridot Fold in Fartown.
From 09:00 on BBC Radio Leeds I'll be speaking to a former burglar from Leeds who went to jail when he was 16, and I want to hear from you if you've ever been a victim of theft or burglary. How did it make you fell?
Call 0845 303 3333 to join the conversation.
West Yorkshire MP and shadow chancellor Ed Balls left a Northern Echo reporter with a bloodied eye at the Labour Party conference at the weekend.
The Morley and Outwood MP was taking part in an annual football match between Labour and political journalists when his elbow caught opponent Rob Merrick in the eye.
Leeds United are expected to unveil Darko Milanic as the club's new head coach this week after he left Sturm Graz on Sunday.
The 46-year-old from Slovenia bought himself out of his contract, saying: "Who knows when such an offer will come again?"
Three men aged 17, 23 and 24 have been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving after a 23-year-old man died in a crash in Leeds.
West Yorkshire Police said he was a passenger in a silver Toyota Argo which crashed into a tree on North Park Avenue, Roundhay, at 15:30 on Sunday.
A 56-year-old man has also been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.
A chilly start to the day, but the patchy mist should clear soon to leave a dry and fine day with sunny spells, perhaps hazy at times.
Top temperature today of 18C (64F). Check the forecast here.
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