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  1. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Updates on Monday 16 May 2016

Live Reporting

By Oli Woodcock

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye: Our live coverage across the day

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    Live updates for Leeds and West Yorkshire have finished for the day.

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

    Our top story today was news that hundreds of HSBC bank staff in Yorkshire have been told they're going to lose their jobs.- you can take a look at the story as it developed here.

    HSBC bank machine

    If you spot something happening in your local area which you think we should know about, you can always get in touch with us by email.  

  2. More news from West Yorkshire: Coming up on BBC Look North

    BBC Look North, Yorkshire

    Join Lara and Harry for Look North on BBC One at 18:30 as HSBC have announced job loses in Yorkshire.

    The bank says the posts are being transferred abroad as part of plans to cut 8,000 jobs by the end of next year - and in order to save costs.

    Our reporter Spencer Stokes has been looking at the details.

  3. Watch: West Yorkshire Police under fire for lack of enforcement of alcohol-free zone

    West Yorkshire Police is coming under fire over claims there is insufficient enforcement of an alcohol-free zone. 

    The problem is in Dewsbury town centre, where street-drinkers are congregating in large numbers. 

    Gary Gordon is a member of the Dewsbury Pioneers, a group which is trying to revitalise the area. He says this really isn't helping:

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    Video caption: Gary Gordon is from Dewsbury Pioneers, a group which is trying to revitalise the area.
  4. West Yorkshire's weather: Dry and clear evening

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Dry with clear periods this evening.

    Weather graph

    Minimum temperature overnight of about 5C (41F). Light west wind.

    Tuesday will be fine and dry for the most part with sunny spells, although cloud will increase later with some rain spreading from the west in the evening. Feeling warm. Maximum temperature of about 18C (64F). Light or moderate southwest wind.

  5. Thousands of pounds worth of Star Wars memorabilia stolen

    Charlotte Leeming

    Senior Journalist, BBC Look North

    Thousands of pounds worth of Star Wars memorabilia has been stolen in a break-in at a house in Dewsbury. 

    I've been to meet Christopher Lupton and you can see my full report on Look North on BBC One at 18.30.

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  6. Latest headlines: Hundreds of HSBC bank staff in Yorkshire to lose their jobs and sex assault in Halifax

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    The top stories in Leeds and West Yorkshire so far this afternoon include: 

  7. West Yorkshire's weather: High UV levels in parts of West Yorkshire

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    While not quite sunbathing weather, there's plenty of heat in the sun this afternoon. 

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  8. West Yorkshire Police launch cyber-crime campaign

    A week-long campaign's beginning in West Yorkshire to warn people of the dangers of cyber-crime. It's being run by the county's police force and its police and crime commissioner. 


    Police officers are warning that crime is changing, and people can take simple steps to protect themselves. 

    The campaign will stress cyber-crime isn't all about hacking, it can be simpler, but equally serious offences, such as  threatening messages being posted online.

  9. Woman sexually assaulted in Halifax

    Detectives in Halifax are appealing for information following a sexual assault on a woman on Saturday afternoon.

    A 19-year-old woman was walking alone through Shroggs Park when she was approached from behind by an unknown male who sexually assaulted her. When she turned around and asked what he was doing, he exposed himself before running off.

    The suspect is described as a white male in his late teens to early 20s, around 5ft 5in tall and of skinny build. He had a gaunt face, pale skin and spoke with a local accent.

    Quote Message: Clearly this has been a traumatic incident for the victim, and I would appeal to anyone who may have been in or around Shroggs Park during mid - late morning on Saturday, and who may have seen someone matching the suspect's description, or who may have witnessed the incident itself to come forward. Enquiries are continuing." from DC Louise Halliwell Calderdale CID
    DC Louise HalliwellCalderdale CID
  10. Police praise football fans after Bradford City defeat

    West Yorkshire police have praised football fans after yesterday's League One play-off between Bradford City and Millwall at Valley parade. 

    In total, officers made two arrests but say the fixture was largely good-natured and enjoyable.

    Bradford lost the game 3-1.

  11. Watch: Jack Laugher & Chris Mears win gold at European Championships

    BBC Sport

    British divers Jack Laugher and Chris Mears, who lives in Leeds, won 3m synchronised springboard gold to continue the hosts' incredible European Championships in London.

    The pair scored 456.81 to finish ahead of Russia (445.23) and Ukraine (439.86).

    Earlier, Tonia Couch and Georgia Ward secured silver and bronze medals respectively in the individual 10m platform final.

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    Video caption: European Aquatics Championships: Jack Laugher & Christopher Mears win European gold
  12. West Yorkshire's weather: Bright and dry afternoon

    Owain Wyn Evans

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A dry and bright afternoon across the county with plenty of sunny spells. 

    Just the odd spot of light rain is possible this afternoon, mostly across eastern parts.

    Weather map

    Light north westerly winds, with a temperature high of about 16C (61F). 

  13. Listen: Terriers are crowned Under 21s champions

    Katherine Hannah

    BBC West Yorkshire Sport

    Huddersfield Town Under 21s are Professional Development League Two champions.

    Already the North section winners, Frankie Bunn's side were 2-1 victors over Sheffield United in the play-off final.

    Under 21s captain Regan Booty says the win was down to the support of the Town supporters:

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    Video caption: Huddersfield Town u21's captain Regan Booty after beating Sheffield United 2-1.
  14. Listen: 'These people need to change their ways in terms of drinking' - Mark Burns-Willimason

    West Yorkshire's police and crime commissioner is defending the way an alcohol-free zone is being enforced in the centre of Dewsbury.

    Alcohol on the street

    Street-drinkers are congregating in mass numbers, according to some local businesses, and terrorising the precinct. 

    Mark Burns-Williamson - who's just been re-elected as PCC - told BBC Radio Leeds things are happening:

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    Video caption: West Yorkshire's PCC on alcohol-free zone in the centre of Dewsbury.
  15. Latest headlines: Hundreds of HSBC bank staff in Yorkshire to lose their jobs and three men charged with murder and robbery in Clifford Amoh death

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    Good afternoon. The top stories in Leeds and West Yorkshire so far this lunchtime include: 

  16. From the darkside: Thousands of pounds worth of Star Wars memorabilia stolen

    Thousands of pounds worth of Star Wars memorabilia have been stolen in a break-in at a house in Dewsbury. 

    The burglary happened in Moor Park Garden, while the occupants were away. 

    The Star Wars collection includes village sets, vehicles, characters and main ships with fighter figures inside, along with around 300 character figurines, many of them still in their boxes. 

    Police are appealing for anyone who sees them for sale to come forward.

    Quote Message: Due to the vast number of items taken, a large vehicle will most likely have been used by those responsible and I would appeal to anyone who was in and around the area during the period in which the burglary occurred and who may have seen or heard anything suspicious to come forward." from Police Constable Simon Reddington Kirklees CID
    Police Constable Simon ReddingtonKirklees CID