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.
An eight-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was pulled from the water at a beauty spot in Keighley, West Yorkshire.
A stolen bus chased by police for half an hour through a city centre is finally stopped when a stinger device is used to burst its tyres.
Two men die and another man is in hospital after a car crash in a village near Leeds.
Nick Matthew beats fellow Englishman James Willstrop to retain his Commonwealth Games singles title, while Laura Massaro claims silver.
Paul Hudson is the weather presenter and climate correspondent for BBC Look North in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
That's all from BBC Local Live in Leeds and West Yorkshire for today.
We'll be back with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county from 08:00 on Tuesday.
West Yorkshire Police are asking people to keep away from open water after an eight-year-old boy was left in a critical condition after falling into water at Tinker Bridge in Keighley yesterday.
Insp Sue Sanderson said: "These waterways are not swimming pools. There are no lifeguards in case someone gets into difficulty and there can be hidden currents which can catch out even an experienced swimmer."
A world-leading research team at the University of Bradford has made a major breakthrough that could mean patients with suspected cancer being given a simple blood test to diagnose the disease.
Join me and Phil Bodmer at 18:30 for BBC Look North:
We'll be in Wakefield where one homelessness organisation says about 100 people a day have nowhere to live in the city.
And we'll be taking a look back at the Eid celebrations which were held in Bradford over the weekend.
Firefighters had to rescue an 11-year-old boy after he got stuck on top of a stone fountain in Shroggs Park, Halifax, this afternoon.
Tonight, it'll be dry with clear periods and a minimum temperature of 12C (54F).
Tomorrow will start fine and sunny, but it'll cloud over later with the risk of a few showers, mainly in the west.
The top temperature will be about 23C (73F).
BBC Radio Leeds has been asking whether you'd be happy to see shale gas fracking start here in West Yorkshire.
On Facebook, Nick D Francisco S posts: "I'd rather risk fracking and be self sufficient in gas rather than depend on volatile areas like Russia and the Middle eEst for our fuel."
An Islamic charity with a base in Bradford has been told that its bank account is being shut down, although it has yet to be told why.
Two men have been killed and another man is in hospital after a car crash in a village near Leeds.
West Yorkshire Police said a black Renault Clio overturned several times in Oulton and hit a lamppost before coming to a halt in a field.
While the Daleks never seem to tire of trying to invade Earth via London, it appears they're going to make a new attempt a little further north next year.
In fact, it's been announced they'll be coming to Leeds - but don't worry, it's only as part of the Doctor Who Symphonic Spectacular (pictured).
The Time Lord's most famous adversaries will join the Cybermen and others for this celebration of the good Doctor featuring live music and more than 100 actors and singers.
New Bradford Bulls signing Jake Mullaney (pictured) has told BBC Radio Leeds he is hoping for more first-team starts following his move from Salford Red Devils.
The 24-year-old versatile back says he is "excited to be joining such a prestigious club".
Local blog South Leeds Life tweets: We're running a poll asking which is your favourite park or green space in #SouthLeeds? Miggy Park leads with 64%
Libraries in Cleckheaton (pictured), Birstall and Heckmondwike are under threat of closure after Kirklees Council announced it may shut all but two across the district, with the possible loss of 100 jobs.
Parliamentary officials have confirmed to me they've received a complaint about Bradford East Lib Dem MP David Ward (pictured) following tweets he sent last week regarding the Israel Palestine conflict.
The MP apologised after he tweeted he would probably fire a rocket at Israel if he was in Gaza.
The Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards will now look into the complaint and see whether or not Mr ward should be investigated.
It's emerged that rescuers formed a human chain to look for a boy after he disappeared in water at a Keighley beauty spot at the weekend.
The eight-year-old, believed to be from the area, was with a group of older children when he hit his head at the Tinker Bridge waterfall, according to police.
I'll be looking at what happens next after Parliamentary officials confirm they've received a complaint about the Bradford MP David Ward and his tweets about the Israel Palestine conflict.
And, with an eight-year-old boy in hospital after a swimming accident at a Keighley beauty spot, I'll ask how safe our children are around the county's lakes and rivers.
Metro Travel News tweets: BRIGHOUSE Traffic light failure on A641 Huddersfield Road at the Gooder Lane junction. Expect delays.
A line-up of free films and fun school activities is being offered to children by Bradford Council and Bradford City of Film.
Leeds-based Asda has sparked what may turn out to be a supermarket petrol price war by cutting its fuel prices.
From tomorrow the supermarket chain will reduce the price of its petrol and its diesel by up to 2p a litre due to the strengthening pound against the dollar
Asda customers will pay no more than 126.7p a litre for petrol, with diesel being 129.7p a litre - its lowest price since January 2011.
More from West Yorkshire Police on the bus which was stolen last night from a depot in Wakefield and driven around the city centre before being stopped by police using a "stinger".
Insp Ian Williams has told us: "It was driven at slow speed around Wakefield city centre for a short amount of time until it was successfully brought to a standstill.
"It was driven into a couple of stationary vehicles on the street, but thankfully no-one was hurt."
A bugle once played by a Marsden soldier sounded out the Last Post as a community gathered to honour the fallen soldiers from the First World War.
Two men have been killed and another man is in hospital after a car crash in a village near Leeds, BBC News Online reports.
West Yorkshire Police said a black Renault Clio overturned several times in Oulton and hit a lamppost before coming to a halt in a field.
The 24-year-old driver and a 25-year-old passenger, both from Rothwell, were pronounced dead at the scene on Sunday.
A woman has spoken of her "horror" after her pet dog (pictured) became trapped in an illegal poacher's snare while she was out walking on a rural footpath near Bingley.
A man's in custody after a stolen bus was driven around Wakefield city centre and crashed into parked cars. Police finally stopped it by bursting its tyres.
Hear this and other stories in the news at 14:00
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a knife in Ripponden after a night out.
House prices in Yorkshire showed the biggest month-on-month fall in the whole of England and Wales in June, according to new figures.
The latest Land Registry data shows the biggest month-on-month rise in June was in the West Midlands (up 1.9%), with the largest drop in Yorkshire and the Humber (down 1.3%).
However, prices overall across England and Wales were unchanged last month compared with May, the survey suggested.
Fears have been raised over the future of road safety workers in Bradford after it emerged the department's funding will be cut at the end of this year.
A nine-year-old boy is in a "critical" condition after he was pulled from the water at a beauty spot in Keighley.
The youngster, believed to be from Keighley, was rescued by emergency services and members of the public at the Tinker Bridge waterfall. Listen live here to this and other stories.
It'll be a mostly dry and bright afternoon with good spells of sunshine. However, there's a small risk of an isolated shower at times.
Top Temperatures about average at 22C (72F).
This evening it'll be dry with variable amounts of cloud and sunny spells.
A new direct bus to Leeds' Lotherton Hall will run every Thursday throughout the summer holidays, Leeds City Council has announced.
The 401 Yorkshire Tiger bus will leave Leeds bus station on Thurdays at 09:25 and will stop at a number of places on the way to the Edwardian hall.
Stops will include York Road, Cross Gates, Swillington Common and Garforth shops.
A 14-month-old boy in Dalton has suffered life-changing injuries after his grandparents' dog mauled his face at the weekend.
A nine-year-old boy is in a critical condition after he was pulled from the water at a beauty spot in Keighley.
The child was rescued by emergency services and members of the public just before midday yesterday at the Tinker Bridge waterfall in Keighley.
The victim, believed to be from the Keighley area, was airlifted to Leeds General Infirmary.
Wes Butters on BBC Radio Leeds is asking whether you'd be happy for fracking (pictured) to be carried out here in West Yorkshire.
On Facebook, Janpeta Czaaplejewska posts: "Let other countries be the guinea pigs for fracking and then we can look at the pro's and con's without spending money we haven't got."
A 26-year-old man has died after the car he was driving crashed into a wall in Wakefield in the early hours of this morning, West Yorkshire Police have said.
The incident happened on the A638 Doncaster Road at about 00:55, police believe, when the black Peugeot 206 collided with a wall as it was travelling towards Doncaster.
I'll be getting the latest from the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and I want to know what's the most surprising sport you've unexpectedly been drawn into watching avidly on the TV.
It takes grit, determination and sacrifice not only to be a champion, but also to raise a champion.
As Leeds Olympic boxing champion Nicola Adams starts her campaign today for Commonwealth gold, her mum, Dee, has been looking back at her daughter's childhood.
She recounts how Nicola was, by and large, a little girl just like any other.
West Yorkshire Police have released more details about a bus which was stolen in Wakefield and driven round the city centre last night.
They say the single-decker was reported missing from Arriva Yorkshire's depot on Barnsley Road at about 21:45 and was then spotted by officers who followed it.
Officers used a "stinger" to bring it to a stop on Ledger Lane, but only after it had collided with several parked vehicles and caused minor damage to a police car. A 34-year-old man was arrested at the scene.
Details of hundreds of attacks on Huddersfield and Calderdale hospital workers are revealed in an NHS report.
Leeds Travel Info tweets: REMINDER: Roadworks on-going at Chapeltown Road junction with Harrogate Road, Harehills Lane and Potternewton Lane in Chapel Allerton.
More on Bradford Bulls' new signing, announced a little earlier this morning.
Australian Jake Mullaney (pictured), who's joining the club from Salford Red Devils on a one-year contract for 2015, says he's "excited at the prospect of helping the Bulls make it back into Super League".
"Back home, the Bulls are regarded as still one of the biggest clubs around and so I am really pleased to be joining."
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Wes Butters on BBC Radio Leeds is asking whether you'd be happy for fracking to be carried out here in West Yorkshire.
On Facebook, Tom Clarke posts: "Compare this country's fuel costs to that of the USA, it's a no brainer. We have got to find new energy sources or we grind to a halt."
But Nicholas Shepherd posts: "No to fracking, unless they want to try it first on Downing Street !!!"
A joyrider stole a bus from a depot and drove it round Wakefield centre until police were forced to burst its tyres.
A bus which had been parked in a Wakefield depot was stolen and driven around the city yesterday evening, according to West Yorkshire Police.
Once the theft was discovered, the vehicle's owners got in touch with the police who located it on Westgate as it was being driven towards the city centre.
Specialist equipment was used to burst its tyres and bring it to a standstill after the driver refused to stop. Nobody was hurt and the driver was arrested at the scene, police say.
The big news today is that the bidding process for licences to extract shale gas - using the controversial process fracking - will begin later today.
A team of researchers from the University of Bradford has developed what might be a simple blood test that can detect all cancers.
The scientists have so far used their technique on three types of cancer with promising results.
It is hoped that in time the test could prevent costly and invasive procedures such as colonoscopies and biopsies.
Midfielder Federico Viviani's advisors will hold a last round of talks with Leeds United today in an attempt to salvage his move to Elland Road.
News just in to the sports desk from the Bradford Bulls. Australian full-back Jake Mullaney (pictured) has joined the club from Salford on a one-year deal.
Bulls coach James Lowes told BBC Radio Leeds the player offered "good versatility".
"We did some homework on him and had a look - we felt he could do a really good job for us in replacing Brett Kearney," he said.
BBC Travel News reports the A638 Doncaster Road in Wakefield is closed in both directions between the B6378 Cock Lane junction and the Slack Lane junction because of a serious accident.
A diversion is currently in operation through Crofton.
Most places in West Yorkshire will be dry and bright with good spells of sunshine, especially through the morning.
However, there is a small risk of an isolated shower at times through the afternoon.
The top temperatures will be about average at 22C (72F).
Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live for Leeds and West Yorkshire on this sunny Monday morning.
I'll bring you the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county until 18:00.
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