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Summary

  1. Funeral takes place of Bradford toddler killed in tipper truck accident
  2. Laser pen threat to pilots raised in Commons by Leeds MP Greg Mulholland
  3. Bradford-based Morrisons reports further drop in underlying annual profits
  4. BBC Look North's Harry Gration and Paul Hudson start Sport Relief challenge in Rotherham
  5. Updates on Thursday 10 March 2016

Live Reporting

By Nick Wilmshurst

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Our live coverage for today

    Kimberley Metcalfe

    BBC Local Live

    Thanks for being with us today, it was my first day! I hope you've enjoyed it as much as I have. 

    We're back tomorrow from 08:00 with news, travel and weather.

    Please do join us then, in the meantime if you have anything you want to get in touch with us about you can email us here.

  2. Sport Relief: Harry and Paul come to the end of their first day

    Have a look at how BBC Look North's Harry Gration and Paul Hudson are feeling as they come to the end of their first day of their three-legged challenge for Sport Relief

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    They’re walking 120 miles across South, West and North Yorkshire over nine days tied together throughout for an incredible cause.

  3. Weather: A cloudy but dry evening

    Kay Crewdson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A mostly dry evening ahead with cloud breaking to give some clear spells. Some patches of frost or fog developing. Lows of 1C in towns but dropping below freezing in rural spots.

    Weather forecast
  4. Latest headlines: Rise in people suffering with depression after Boxing Day floods and funeral takes place of toddler killed by tipper truck

    Here are the latest headlines for West Yorkshire.

  5. West Yorkshire in pictures: Emley Moor sunrise

    Ooh, he must have a fancy lens! 

    Have a look at this photo taken by Chris Hardaker captured in Huddersfield this morning.

    Emley Moor
  6. Laser pens 'need to be reclassified as offensive weapons' says Leeds MP

    The lives of passengers on flights into Leeds Bradford Airport are being put at risk by laser pens, according to the Leeds North West MP Greg Mulholland.

    Laser pen shining at pilot

    He has now called on ministers to do more to stop people shining these devices at pilots and said tougher preventative measures were needed.

    "Half of pilots over the last 12 months have reported a laser pen attack," Mr Mulholland told the Commons. "It's a particular problem around Leeds Bradford Airport. 

    "What now can be considered, such as perhaps licensing or even classification of these as offensive weapons, to actually really put a stop to this dangerous practice?" 

    Currently, anyone found guilty of this offence could be fined or jailed.

  7. Funeral held for toddler killed by tipper truck

    The funeral has taken place of a two-year-old boy who died after being hit by a tipper truck in Bradford.

    Hearse

    Isaac Brocklehurst is believed to have walked out into Valley Road, Shipley, last month and was pronounced dead at the scene.  

    A horse-drawn hearse travelled to St Paul's Church in Shipley, where a funeral service was held. A private burial in Bingley was then due to take place. 

  8. Latest headlines: Rise in people suffering with depression after Boxing Day floods and funeral takes place of toddler killed by tipper truck

    Here are the latest headlines for West Yorkshire.

  9. Leeds Rhinos: Brian McDermott speaks ahead of Rhinos clash

    James Deighton

    BBC West Yorkshire Sport

    I spoke to Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott earlier today ahead of Friday night's game against Wigan.

    He revealed that hooker Beau Falloon will make his Super League debut and veteran forward Jamie Jones-Buchanan will make his long-awaited comeback. 

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    Video caption: Brian McDermott speaks ahead of Friday night when the Leeds Rhinos take on Wigan.
  10. Rise in people suffering from depression after floods

    There's been a big rise in the number of people suffering with symptoms of stress, anxiety and depression following the Boxing Day floods in the Calder Valley. 

    The Hebden Bridge Group Practice says that business owners and residents are still struggling to cope and it's led to mental health problems. 

    BBC Look North's Spencer Stokes has this report

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    Video caption: Residents affected by the Boxing Day floods are suffering with anxiety and depression.
  11. National Rugby League museum plans revealed

    The first steps towards opening a museum dedicated to the world of Rugby League have been taken. 

    We've no idea where this could be, but with the game originating in Huddersfield let's hope we're top of the list!

    Museum

    The people behind it have made an artist's impression of what it might look like (above).

    The director of the National Football Museum, Dr Kevin Moore, is working with a group to look at where the proposed museum would be and how it will be funded.

    Quote Message: We are looking at developing a high quality museum that eclipses all other sports museums in the world, a facility that is immersive, interactive and educational and which contributes to the strategic objectives of the game.” from Dr Kevin Moore Director of the National Football Museum
    Dr Kevin MooreDirector of the National Football Museum
  12. From 'tig' to pig: The playground activities put on the banned list

    We reported yesterday that a primary school in Leeds had introduced a temporary ban on children playing "tig" during break times after "clothes were torn" and pupils were left "upset".

    The school has stopped the game, also known as "tag" or "you're it", to allow the children "some time to settle down a bit", according to the headmaster.

    Children in playground

    The ban is the latest in a line of stories from around England of educational establishments outlawing everyday activities, many of which are remembered fondly from people's own school days. 

    BBC News has taken a look back at other forbidden school pursuits that have made headlines.

  13. Commute time 'should be no longer than an hour in the North'

    Nobody in the North should have to commute more than an hour, according to a new report published today by IPPR North

    It says newly-elected mayors in cities like Leeds should focus on transport and the time it takes to get between major towns and cities.

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  14. Watch: Attempts continue to reopen canal after driveway collapse

    Dorothy Bridgehouse from Todmorden had a narrow escape when her driveway collapsed into the Rochdale Canal during the Boxing Day floods.

    The Canal & River Trust have been telling us about the challenge of getting the canal open again.  

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    Video caption: The Canal & River Trust try to re-open part of the canal at Todmorden.
  15. Peter Falconio case: 'No body, no parole' rule for killer

    The man serving life for the murder of British backpacker Peter Falconio in Australia may have to reveal the location of his body, if he ever hopes to be released.

    Peter Falconio

    Bradley Murdoch killed Mr Falconio, who was from Huddersfield, and attacked his girlfriend Joanne Lees in the Australian outback in 2001. His body was never found.    

    A proposed new 'no body, no parole' law could mean Murdoch will be unable to apply for parole unless he reveals where Mr Falconio's body is.

    He has always maintained his innocence.

  16. West Yorkshire in pictures: Sunrise over Huddersfield

    What a beauty! Take a look at this stunning photo taken this morning by Matt Swaz Fitness.

    If you have any pics you'd like to share you can tweet or email them to me here.

    Sunrise
  17. Clive and Dave give the three-legged challenge a try

    Two men rolling out of the pub? 

    No, it's Radio Leeds newsreader Clive Settle and sport guru Dave Fletcher trying their hand, or should that be leg, at the challenge Harry and Paul are doing for Sport Relief

    I don't think these two would last very long!

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  18. Weather: A cloudy but dry afternoon

    Alina Jenkins

    BBC Weather

    Looks like the rain should ease with most places becoming dry and a few bright spells developing towards the end of the day. Highs of 7C. 

    Weather forecast