Live BBC Local Live: Updates from Leeds and West Yorkshire on Monday 1 September 2014.

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STANDARD 08:00 Good morning

Martin Coldrick, BBC Local Live

Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live for Leeds and West Yorkshire on this first day of September - how time flies!

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

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STANDARD 08:09 Sunny spells and showers

Lisa Gallagher, Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

It'll be a cloudy start with outbreaks of rain, heavy in places at first.

Weather forecast

The rain will clear to the southeast through the morning and it will brighten with sunny spells and just a small chance of a shower.

The top temperature will be about 20C (68F).

STANDARD 08:32 Slow M-way traffic

BBC Travel News reports there's slow traffic on the M621 westbound between M1 J43, Belle Isle and J2, A643 (Elland Road).

STANDARD 09:01 news on the hour

Clive Settle, Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

A 39-year-old man's due in court later charged with a religiously-aggravated assault on Bradford West MP George Galloway.

Mr Galloway was left battered and bruised in an alleged street attack in London on Friday evening.

Listen to the 09:00 bulletin for more

STANDARD 09:34 Bulls sign winger Williams

BBC Sport

Bradford Bulls have signed Salford Red Devils winger Danny Williams on a two-year deal.

Danny Williams

The 27-year-old is currently on loan at Odsal and has scored two tries in six games.

He told the club website: "This is a club with big ambitions for the future and I want to be a part of what is eventually achieved here."