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Summary

  1. Updates on Tuesday 2 December 2014
  2. More updates from 08:00 on Wednesday

Live Reporting

By Martin Coldrick

All times stated are UK

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  1. Good evening

    That's all for today from BBC Local Live in Leeds and West Yorkshire.

    There'll be updates from 08:00 on Wednesday with the latest news, sport, weather and travel updates from across the county.

  2. A dry but frosty night

    Paul Hudson

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Tonight will be dry with clear periods and a low temperature of about -3C (27F) with a widespread frost.

    Weather outlook

    Tomorrow will see a cold and frosty start then all parts will be dry with spells of sunshine.

    The maximum temperature will be about 6C (43F).

  3. Coming up on BBC One

    Harry Gration

    Presenter, BBC Look North

    Join me and Nicola Rees at 18:30 for BBC Look North as we get the latest from Bradford where the future of the former Odeon site in the city centre is finally becoming clear with plans approved to turn it into an entertainment venue.

    Also, we'll be hearing from Leeds United boss Massimo Cellino following the Football League's decision yesterday to disqualify him and and ask him to resign from the club.

  4. Cellino confirms ban appeal

    James Deighton

    Sports Reporter and Commentator, BBC Radio Leeds

    Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino (pictured) has confirmed to reporters this afternoon that he will appeal against the Football League's decision to bar him from running the club until next March.

    Massimo Cellino

    Meanwhile we've spoken to United captain Jason Pearce who says the players are just hoping the situation can be resolved.

    "As things seemed to be on the up, it's now taken a backwards step maybe. Hopefully it'll have a positive outcome and the club will be OK," he says.

  5. Dogs debate

    Local blog South Leeds Life has been holding a lively online debate about dogs in the city's parks - whether they're out of control, and whether their owners need to take more responsibility.

    No dogs sign

    Dog owner Sue Talbot, who's kept Border Collies for over 30 years in Beeston says: "It's not the dogs' fault, it's the owners'".

  6. News on the Hour

    Davinia Ramos

    Newsreader, BBC Radio Leeds

    Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman has vowed to help investigate the death of a West Yorkshire teenager in Germany.

    Jane Khalaf, 19, from Shelley, collapsed after telling her friends her drink had been spiked.

    Listen live to the 17:00 bulletin for more.

  7. On air now

    Andrew Edwards

    Presenter, BBC Radio Leeds

    Join me until 18:00 on BBC Radio Leeds as I ask Huddersfield MP Barry Sheerman why he's wanting answers about the death of a 19-year-old Kirklees student in Germany.

    Also, the deal is done and the old Bradford Odeon is to be brought back to life by Bradford Live. We're live in the city this evening.

    And I'll get the latest on the police investigation into the death of a baby found in a wheelie bin in North Yorkshire.

  8. Crash scene on M62

    West Yorkshire Road Policing Unit tweets: M62 West 34 to 33 near Pontefract, down to 1 lane due to RTC, NOBODY INJURED! Amazingly!

    Accident scene
  9. News on the Hour

    Davinia Ramos

    Newsreader, BBC Radio Leeds

    The MP for Huddersfield, Barry Sheerman, is vowing to help investigate the death of a West Yorkshire teenager in Germany.

    Jane Khalaf, 19, from Shelley, collapsed after telling her friends her drink had been spiked.

    Listen live to the 16:00 bulletin for more.

  10. Delays on M1 after accident

    BBC Travel News reports one lane is closed and there's slow traffic on the M1 southbound between J48 A1(M) Hook Moor and J47, A642 (Garforth), because of an accident.

    Drivers in the area are being warned to expect delays.

  11. Green light for Odeon redevelopment

    Martin Coldrick

    BBC Local Live

    Bradford Council has given the go ahead for the redevelopment of the former Odeon building in the city centre.

    Odeon interior

    The plans will see the former cinema turned into an entertainment venue, with developers estimating it could cost about £18m to restore the iconic 1930s exterior and art deco interior.

  12. 'Laced drink' teen dies

    Larry Budd

    Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    More on the news that a Huddersfield teenager has died in Cologne, Germany, after telling her friends her drink had been spiked with drugs.

    It's emerged that Jane Khalaf, 19, from Shelley, had to be put on a life support machine on 12 November after her condition deteriorated. It was switched off by doctors eight days later.

    Jane's parents travelled from their home to be by their daughter's bedside. They say they'd only discovered she was ill after seeing it on Facebook.

  13. News on the hour

    Davinia Ramos

    Newsreader, BBC Radio Leeds

    A Huddersfield teenager has died in Germany after telling her friends her drink had been spiked.

    Jane Khalaf, 19, from Shelley, was studying abroad while she was a student at Northumbria University.

    Listen live to the 15:00 bulletin for more.

  14. Murder suspects appeal to victims' friends

    Friends of two British tourists killed in Thailand earlier this year are being urged to come forward as witnesses.

    David Miller

    Nakhon Chompuchat, who is representing two Burmese men accused of the murder, said the victims' friends "should know many things" about what happened.

    The bodies of Leeds University student David Miller (pictured) and Hannah Witheridge were found on a beach in Koh Tao on 15 September.

  15. Will Cellino stay and fight?

    Yorkshire Post

    The Football League's announcement disqualifying Massimo Cellino from owning Leeds and banning him from exerting any financial or operational control at Elland Road, is not definitive.

  16. News on the hour

    Julie Langford

    News Editor, BBC Radio Leeds

    A Huddersfield teenager has died in Germany after telling her friends her drink had been spiked.

    Jane Khalaf, 19, from Shelley was studying abroad while she was a student at Northumbria University.

    Listen live to the 14:00 bulletin for more.

  17. Phil Hughes funeral

    James Deighton

    Sports Reporter and Commentator, BBC Radio Leeds

    The former Yorkshire player Aaron Finch will be one of the pallbearers at the funeral of Phillip Hughes (pictured) tomorrow.

    Australia batsman Phil Hughes

    The Australian batsman died last week after he was struck on the neck by a bouncer.

  18. Overturned car causes delays

    BBC Travel News reports there's severe disruption on the A6176 Bolton Road in Bradford.

    The road's currently blocked in both directions at the Idle Road junction because of an overturned car.

    Drivers are being warned to expect long delays in the area.

  19. News on the hour

    Julie Langford

    News Editor, BBC Radio Leeds

    In the news at 13:00 - A man who worked at Morrison's head office in Bradford has appeared in court charged with fraud. Listen Live

  20. Fish and chips and the Fab Four

    Martin Kelner

    Presenter, BBC Radio Leeds

    Listen live to me until 15:00 on BBC Radio Leeds as I meet the couple from Ossett who're opening a fish and chip takeway on Christmas Day - and, for one day only, they're not even charging.

    Also, on the day photos of the Beatles on holiday in Tenerife go up for auction, I want to know why you think the Fab Four are still so popular. Why not Email or tweet me with your views?

  21. Morrisons employee denies fraud

    A Morrisons employee has appeared in court in Bradford charged with fraud.

    Andrew Skelton, a senior internal auditor, denied abusing his position to fraudulently disclose personal data at the supermarket chain's Bradford headquarters.

    The offences are alleged to have taken place between November 2013 and March.

  22. £18m Odeon plan set for approval

    Martin Coldrick

    BBC Local Live

    The £18m re-development of the former Odeon cinema building in Bradford is expected to get the approval of councillors in the city today.

    Former Odeon building

    A report says the building could host around 350 events a year and would attract over a quarter of a million visitors if it's turned into an entertainment venue.

    Bradford Council had invited people to submit "commercially-viable" ideas to save the 1930s cinema and concert hall which finally shut its doors in 2000 and has remained derelict since.

  23. Curtain up on Christmas

    Tracy Gee

    Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    I've spent an absolutely fabulous morning at Richmond Hill Primary School in Leeds where the decorations are up, the Christmas tree has its baubles on, and the children are excitedly getting ready for the nativity play.

    Richmond Hill pupils

    Starring among many others are seven-year-old Charlie as The Narrator and six-year-old Lily as Chief Angel. It's a very traditional nativity play telling us the story of events 2,000 years ago.

    Headteacher Nathan Atkinson tells me he's really proud of the efforts the children are going to: "Normally on 2 December it's panic stations, but you can see they're really going to be ready!"

  24. Leeds flood plan gets go-ahead

    Roger Harrabin

    BBC environment analyst

    More on the news that Leeds is one of the places to be awarded government cash to fund a new flood defence project.

    Leeds waterfront

    The £45m Leeds flood alleviation scheme is one of 207 schemes in Yorkshire being given the green light, with the government claiming it will save the city's economy over £88m by protecting homes and businesses.

    The scheme, a partnership project led by Leeds City Council, is aimed at cutting the risk of flooding in the heart of the city, protecting over 50 homes and 154 businesses.

  25. Double killer's guilty plea will stand

    Huddersfield Examiner

    A judge has ruled a man who admitted the murder of a sex offender in Huddersfield cannot withdraw his guilty plea.

  26. Leeds road reopens after roof removal

    Julie Langford

    News Editor, BBC Radio Leeds

    Drivers in Leeds city centre can breathe a sigh of relief this morning, with the reopening of Wellington Street.

    Cranes over Majestic

    The road had been closed for three days while the remains of the fire-damaged Majestic building's roof were removed.

    The work is now finished and this major route into and out of the city is now open again.

  27. Cellino: Should he stay or go?

    Paul Walker

    Presenter, BBC Radio Leeds

    Join me until midday on BBC Radio Leeds as I find out the latest news from Leeds United as the Massimo Cellino saga rolls on.

    I want to hear your thoughts on the situation at Elland Road and I'm asking would the club be better off with or without Mr Cellino? Email or tweet me with your views.

  28. News on the Hour

    Clive Settle

    Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    Millions of pounds of NHS money's being wasted every year in Leeds on drugs which will never be used by patients.

    It's estimated that in the north of the city alone, £1.4m worth of medicines delivered to the door are thrown away,

    Listen live to the 10:00 bulletin for more.

  29. Slow traffic warning

    BBC Travel News reports there's very slow traffic and heavier than usual traffic on the B6154 Waterloo Road westbound in Pudsey between the Marsh junction and the A647 Bradford Road junction.

    Drivers in the area are being warned to expect some delays and to find an alternative route if possible.

  30. Restaurant's 'curry Oscars' success

    Martin Coldrick

    BBC Local Live

    A Bradford curry restaurant has been crowned the best curry house in the north of England.

    Kitchen at Aagrah

    The Midpoint Aagrah at Thornbury, Bradford, received 15,000 nominations for the title in the British Curry Awards - beating over 2,500 restaurants which were also nominated.

    The restaurant was nominated last year, but last night's awards ceremony saw its first win.

  31. News on the Hour

    Clive Settle

    Journalist, BBC Radio Leeds

    Unused medicines delivered to patients' homes are wasting millions of pounds across Leeds every year, according to new research.

    In north Leeds, it's estimated £1.4m is lost this way every year, with the figure rising to £4.5m for the whole city.

    Listen live to the 09:00 bulletin for more.

  32. Traffic delays in Brighouse

    BBC Travel News reports there's heavy traffic on the A644 Wakefield Road into town in Brighouse at the A643 Clifton Road junction.

    Drivers in the area are being warned to expect some delays.

  33. Council faces cuts decision

    Louise Martin

    Politics Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    Wakefield Council will discuss how to save millions of pounds on its budget later today as it faces the need to cut about £38m from its spending.

    County Hall, Wakefield

    Councillors are being asked to consider making £8m of proposed savings in today's meeting, including cutting opening hours at its contact centre, scrapping allowances for council workers working at home and reducing print costs.

  34. A cold but dry morning

    Keeley Donovan

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Today will see a cloudy, blustery start in West Yorkshire with some patchy rain about.

    Weather forecast

    It'll become dry this morning and gradually brighten from the north.

    It'll feel cold with a brisk northerly wind and a top temperature of about 8C (46F)

  35. Good morning

    Martin Coldrick

    BBC Local Live

    Hello and welcome to BBC Local Live in Leeds and West Yorkshire on Tuesday 2 December 2014.

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

    And please feel free to send me your news, pictures and comments via leeds.locallive@bbc.co.uk.