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18 September 2014 Last updated at 08:20

Still no suspects in Thailand murdersHannah Witheridge and David Miller

Police in Thailand say they have still not identified any suspects in the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and Leeds University student David Miller.


Incident in KnaresboroughMan in court over hoax bomb threat

A Leeds man appears in court to deny making a hoax bomb threat. in Knaresborough

John McIlwaine 'Disappeared' archaeologist dies

Tributes are paid to a forensic archaeologist from the University of Bradford who led the searches for the Disappeared - people who were murdered and secretly buried by republicans during the Troubles in Northern Ireland.

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

Yorkshire eyes on Scotland vote

Is the Scottish Referendum giving more clout to calls for more powers in Yorkshire?

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    Still no suspect in Thai murders 09:21:

    BBC News Online reports that Police in Thailand say they have still not identified any suspects in the murder of British tourists Hannah Witheridge and Leeds University student David Miller (pictured)r.

    David Miller

    Police said there was no evidence linking two friends of Mr Miller, brothers Christopher and James Ware, to the murder.

    However the men are being asked to stay in Thailand to help with the inquiry.

     
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    Boy rescued from roof 09:09: Keighley News

    An 11-year-old boy was rescued from the roof of a house in Ingrow last night after he had been on the roof for about two hours.

     
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    news on the hour 08:59: Clive Settle Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    Five Muslim leaders from West Yorkshire are among 100 who have issued an appeal for the release of volunteer driver Alan Henning captured by extremists in Syria.

    Writing to The Independent, they say there's nothing in the Koran or Islamic tradition excusing violence of that kind.

    Listen live to the 09:00 bulletin for more.

     
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    Driest September for 50 years 08:49: Paul Hudson Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Figures released by the Met Office have confirmed how exceptionally dry the first half of September has been.

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    With high pressure dominating for virtually the whole of the month so far, rainfall across the UK has totalled just 6.7mm.

    This makes it the driest first half of September since records began in 1960 and is just 7% of the monthly average of 96mm.

     
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    Tribute to missing Isaac 08:38: Richard Edwards Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    The family and friends of missing Kirkburton schoolboy Isaac Nash will hold a fundraiser in his memory later today.

    Isaac Nash

    Isaac's family are trying to raise £50,000 to build a skate park in tribute to the 12-year-old who's not been seen since he was swept away while paddling off Anglesey last month.

    The fundraiser will be held at The Old Canteen in Shelley from 20:00, and will include live bands and an auction.

     
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    Merrion Centre revamp in final phase 08:30: Yorkshire Evening Post
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    Accident causes M-way delays 08:21:

    BBC Travel reports: A lane is blocked and there's queuing traffic on the M62 eastbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) and J26, M606 (Chain Bar), because of an accident involving car and lorry.

    Motorists are being warned to expect big delays in the area.

     
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    Sunny spells and feeling warm 08:11: Kay Crewdson Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    It'll be another dull, misty and damp start.

    The day will gradually brighten with some sunny spells developing.

    It'll fell warm with afternoon highs around 21C (70F).

     
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    Good morning 08:00: Martin Coldrick BBC Local Live

    Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live on Thursday.

    I'm here until 18:00 and will bring you all the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county.

    Remember, you can also send your news, pictures and comments to leeds.locallive@bbc.co.uk.

     
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