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    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, from J40 for A638 Wakefield Road Ossett to J39 for A636 Denby Dale Road Wakefield.

    M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed and it's slow on M1 southbound from J40, A638 (Ossett) to J39, A636 (Wakefield), because of a breakdown.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, from J42 for M62 J29 to J44 for A639 Leeds Road Leeds South.

    M1 West Yorkshire - M1 closed northbound from J42, M62 J29 (Lofthouse) to J44, A639 (Leeds South), because of an investigation by the police.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Video caption: Southampton 1-0 Leeds United: We didn't play well in any moment - Bielsa

    Marcelo Bielsa has slammed his side's performance after losing 1-0 to Southampton.

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    Video caption: Southampton 1-0 Leeds United: Hasenhuttl praises Southampton's 'solid' performance

    Southampton have secured their first league win against Leeds United thanks to a goal from Armando Broja.

  5. By Phil Dawkes

    BBC Sport

    Armando Broja

    Armando Broja says scoring a goal on his first Premier League start is a "dream come true" as his neat finish against a lacklustre Leeds gives Southampton their first league win of the campaign.

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  6. Calls for tougher firework rules in West Yorkshire

    Aisha Iqbal

    Political Reporter

    Firework banning orders could be introduced in parts of West Yorkshire which have become hotspots for noisy year-round and late-night celebrations.


    The orders are being discussed as officials in Bradford and Leeds work on plans to deal with the problem, after years of rising complaints.

    There is also fresh cross-party support to convince the government to strengthen what councillors claim are “outdated” laws on selling and letting off fireworks. An inquiry by a Bradford council watchdog panel has concluded that, without changes to existing laws to encourage authorities to get tougher, tackling the issue could be an “impossible task.”

    Among the suggestions are that the council introduces “public space protection orders” to prevent firework use in certain areas.

    The inquiry spoke to police, the fire service, RSPCA, Trading Standards and scores of residents.

    Its report says: “Large fireworks celebrations now appear to be happening more often throughout the year during the day and night, with the loud noise causing distress to people across the district.”

    West Yorkshire Trading Standards officers have told the review that Bradford is a “hotspot” for complaints about the sale of fireworks to children.

    Meanwhile, a second inquiry by Leeds City Council recommends that firework sales be restricted to certain retailers, and more is done to punish adults who buy them for children.

  7. Teen seriously injured in Ackworth hit-and-run

    A teenage girl has been seriously injured in a hit-and-run near Pontefract.

    Station Road, Ackworth

    The 16-year-old was walking along a grass verge on Station Road in Ackworth when she was struck at about 16:45 on Wednesday.

    Police said the vehicle involved, believed to be a flat-bed truck, stopped a short distance away from the scene of the collision before carrying on.

    The victim was taken to hospital with serious head injuries which have been described as life-threatening.

    Police are appealing for witnesses to get in touch.