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Summary

  1. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume from 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 7 June 2016

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By Shahid Hussain

All times stated are UK

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Goodbye from our Local Live coverage for today

Shahid Hussain

BBC Local Live, Leeds

That's all for our live coverage today. Thanks for being with us and we'll be back from 08:00 on Wednesday for the latest news, sport, travel and weather from across West Yorkshire. 

For those of you fasting for Ramadan, the sun sets at 21:34 today, give or take a couple of minutes depending on where you are in West Yorkshire. Not long to wait now.

Here's some of your beautiful sunshine pictures from our BBC Weather Watchers.

If you'd like to be a Weather Watcher, just register here  and we could be choosing your picture to put up during our forecasts on Look North, BBC Breakfast and our Local Live pages!   

Weather: Here's what's in store tonight

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

There'll be scattered thunderstorms continuing to develop in places tonight, mostly clearing by dawn. Humid, with lows around 14C (57F) with light northeast wind. 

Rather cloudy at first tomorrow, brightening up with sunny spells developing, although scattered thunderstorms are again possible, mainly in Pennine areas. 

Fresher but still warm with highs around 22C (72F). Light northeast wind. 

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Customer held at gunpoint as student robs the same Bradford bank twice in two months to pay off debt

Yorkshire Post

An aviation student from Bradford has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after robbing a bank twice to pay for damage to a hired sports car.

The impact of Ahmad Junaid’s offences was so severe that the bank, which he raided twice in two months, was closed permanently for the safety of customers and staff.

Ahmed Junaid
Yorkshire Post

Headlines: Man admits 'sex worker' killing in Leeds and Bradford man dead after 'targeted' street shooting

Shahid Hussain

BBC Local Live, Leeds

Here are the latest headlines this evening:   

Help us unlock the 3,000 year-old religious secrets of this Dales hill

Yorkshire Post

Tourists are being asked to help unlock the secrets of a hill in the Yorkshire Dales which could have a religious history dating back 3,000 years.

The National Heritage List, the official record of England’s 400,000 significant historic places, is being opened up to contributions from the public for the first time to help increase the information it contains.

Among them is a prehistoric site on Ingleborough Hill, North Yorkshire, originally thought to be a hill fort, but possibly a religious site dating back 3,000 years.

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New Yorkshire Air Ambulance unveiled

A new Yorkshire Air Ambulance has been unveiled, with the charity promising it will be able to save more lives, fly at night and carry out complex surgical procedures. 

Here's the first look at the shiny new helicopter!

Historic EU referendum in more ways than one

Len Tingle

Political Editor, BBC Look North

Excitement grows with just days to go before the vote to decide our future place in Europe.

The Prime Minister is pinning his political future on the result.

The Cabinet is so split on the issue that decades of close political allegiance are being shattered in public.

That was actually the scene 41 years ago in June 1975.

Harold Wilson with wife Mary
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The Prime Minister campaigning to stay in what was then the seven-member European Economic Community was Labour's Harold Wilson.

The parallels with today's referendum are remarkable.

Huddersfield-born Harold Wilson had won a General Election the previous year but to appease a powerful Euro-sceptic arm of his own party he had been reluctantly forced into promising to hold a referendum in his manifesto.  

Tougher licencing laws in Leeds are working to tackle drinking problem

New licensing laws in a part of Leeds seem to be working.

A second application for an off licence has been rejected in Armely where there has been complaints about problem drinking.

Armely councillor Alison Lowe who has been backing the new laws tweeted her reaction.

Another knock out blow for alcohol sales on Armley Town Street. We won!"

Alison LoweLeeds Councillor

New off-licences will find it more difficult to open, while existing outlets could have trouble renewing their licence if they are selling booze irresponsibly.

Alice Smart who is the Lead member for Child Friendly Leeds also backed the decisions.

Really pleased that #Armley residents' views are being listened to and another Town Street off-license has been rejected! @WLDispatch

Huddersfield Town have signed goalkeeper Joel Coleman from Oldham

BBC Sport

Huddersfield Town have signed Oldham goalkeeper Joel Coleman for an undisclosed fee

Joel will arrive at the club to challenge for the number one position and with potential to develop into a fantastic goalkeeper. It is unusual for a goalkeeper aged 20 to have Joel's first-team experience.

David WagnerHuddersfield Town Head Coach
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The 20-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Championship side after making 34 appearances last season.  

Huddersfield man attacked as pedestrian attempts to steal car with son inside

A 38 year old man was pulled from his car as he attempted to stop it from being stolen with his son still inside.

It happened at 07:30 on Monday 30th May in Cleveland Road, Marsh. 

As the victim approached the junction with his 13 year old son, he was pulled out of his car after beeping at a passing pedestrian. The attacker got into the car and reversed over the victim's leg before colliding with a garden wall, stamping on his other leg and running off towards Halifax Road.  

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The attacker is described as black, aged in his 30's, tall, of muscular build, with a pointed jaw line and facial stubble. He was wearing a Bluetooth headset.    

This was clearly an extremely frightening experience for the victim and his son. The victim has suffered nasty leg injuries trying to stop this man from driving away in his vehicle with his son still inside.

Detective Constable Mick CummingsKirklees District CID

Man admits killing sex worker in Leeds

Pritti Mistry

BBC News Online

A man has admitted killing a 21-year-old Polish national described by police as a sex worker.

Lewis Pierre, 24, pleaded guilty to robbery and the manslaughter of Daria Pionko but denied murder when he appeared at Leeds Crown Court. 

Daria Pionko
West Yorkshire Police

Ms Pionko was found seriously injured in Springwell Road, Holbeck, on 23 December 2015. She died in hospital.

Lewis Pierre, of Mile's Hill, Leeds, was remanded in custody until 27 June to stand trial.

Ms Pionko was found in a defined, managed, area where sex workers operate during set hours.  

West Yorkshire's Brownlee brothers named for Rio triathlon squad

West Yorkshire's Alistair and Jonny Brownlee have both been named in @TeamGB triathlon squad for the Rio Olympics.   

Current Olympic champion Alistair says if anyone beats him in Rio this summer, he'd rather it was Johnny than his Spanish rival Javier Gomez.

New bike-borrowing venues unveiled across Yorkshire

A free scheme to allow children to borrow bikes set up in the aftermath of the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire, opens eight new venues - including four in West Yorkshire.

Tour de Yorkshire crowds on Sutton Bank 2016
PA

The new bike libraries are to open around Yorkshire bringing the total in the county to 31.

The project collects unwanted bikes, repairs them and makes them available for free but they must be returned.

How police caught one of the most dangerous criminals in Leeds' recent history

You may remember hearing about one of West Yorklshire's most horrific crimes last year. 

It was the rape and violent assault of an 18-year-old woman in Beeston in Leeds who was waiting at a bus stop, was then dragged her into a garden by her attacker, and left for dead after being clubbed with a rock eighteen times. 

Well the man who tracked and caught the criminal is Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen, of the Homicide and Major Inquiry Team in Leeds. 

He told BBC Radio Leeds exactly how he put a very dangerous man behind bars for twenty years.

Cricket: Yorkshire Vs Worcestershire

BBC Sport

As long as the rain stays away, it's a perfect day for cricket!

You can hear this afternoon's commentary from Yorkshire vs Worcestershire in the Royal London One Day Cup with Dave Callaghan from 14:00 by clicking here.

Yorkshire players celebrate
BBC

Weather: Very warm with a couple of thundery downpours

Paul Hudson

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

This afternoon it will be very warm with plenty of sunshine, although one or two thundery downpours are possible later

Maximum temperature will be about 26C (79F). Light and variable wind. 

Tonight, you can expect isolated thunderstorms continuing for a time, mostly clearing by dawn. Humid, with lows of about 14C (57F) with a light northeast wind. 

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BBC

Witness appeal after fatal shooting in Bradford

More on the news that a murder investigation's been launched after a man died following a shooting incident in Bradford.

Round Street
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The 30-year-old man died in hospital following the incident in Round Street (pictured) at about 20:00 yesterday. 

Officers have arrested two men aged 21 and 22 on suspicion of murder and the incident is being treated as a targeted attack.

Our enquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances of what happened and the events leading up to it. A man has sadly lost his life and I would urge anyone who saw any suspicious activity last night to contact us, so we can fully investigate this incident.

Detective Chief Inspector Ian ScottWest Yorkshire Police
Jason Gillespie

Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie risks upsetting one of the club's main sponsors by saying he "hopes one day the dairy industry can be shut down".

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You have less than 24 hours to register to vote in the EU referendum

If you want to have your say on wether we should remain or leave the EU then you need to make sure you're registered to vote. And the clock is ticking!

If you were registered for the local elections in May and haven't moved house then you're OK, but if not, then voters are being urged to register online by midnight. 

In just over two weeks we'll know just how many of us turned out to vote. 

So how did we do in similar elections? BBC Radio Leeds reporter Peg Alexander has been looking at the figures and asking West Yorkshire if they'll be registering to vote.

Murder enquiry begins in Bradford

BBC Radio Leeds

Police have launched a murder investigation in Bradford, after a man was shot.

The 30-year-old was seriously injured in a disturbance in Round Street in West Bowling last night. He died later in hospital.

Two men, aged 21 and 22, are in custody on suspicion of murder.  

Watkins: Zak Hardaker 'fully committed' to Leeds Rhinos

Leeds Rhinos Kallum Watkins says he has no doubts that Zak Hardaker is fully committed to the club, after he was placed on the transfer list. 

The full back has said he wants to test himself in the NRL in Australia, but until any move is completed, Watkins believes the reigning man of steel will give everything for the Rhinos.

Travel: M62 two lanes closed delays estimated till 14:00

Here's how its looking on the M62 further down heading east at junction 22 at Rishworth Moor. Not much better unfortunately.

Two of four lanes closed on the M62 eastbound J21 and J22 because of an accident between a car and an HGV.

M62 junction 22
Highways England

Travel: M62 accident eastbound between J21 and J22 two lanes closed

Some severe delays on the M62 eastbound around junction 21 and 22 because of an accident. Normal traffic conditions are estimated to resume at about 13:00 

Junction 22 M62
Highways England

M62 Crash: Two Eastbound lanes closed between Milnrow and Rishworth Moor

There's been a crash on the M62 between J21 A640 and J22 Rishworth Moor.

We'll keep you updated on this one as it looks like it may cause further delays

M62 crash: live traffic updates as two eastbound lanes closed after HGV and car crash examiner.co.uk/news/west-york…

Victim fears attacker will be freed two years into 20-year sentence

Pontefract and Castleford Express

The victim of a dangerous violent thug left seriously disabled for the rest of his life fears his attacker could be allowed to walk free just two years into a twenty year sentence.

Robert Tuck and his family have been “enraged and disgusted” after being informed that Latvian national Alfz Baronins could be moved from his category A prison in the UK and returned to his home country.

Robert Tuck
Pontefract & Castleford Express

Have you seen any of these collectable sovereigns and jewellery stolen in Brighouse?

Police are appealing for information after a significant amount of collectable sovereigns were stolen along with jewellery from a house in Brighouse.

The incident happened on Wednesday 1 June at approximately 15:00 at a property in Brighouse, when suspects forced entry into a rear window.

sovereign coin
West Yorkshire Police

Help Historic England build a picture of famous buildings

If you love our local history and all the famous mills dotted around West Yorkshire listen up! 

Historic England, the charity which champions our heritage, wants your input. 

They're asking you to give them your pictures and stories about the iconic buildings on our doorstep. 

One of them is Hunslet Mill. It's a huge multi-storey complex of red brick mill buildings in Hunslet and is thought to be the last, and individually the largest, of Leeds' great flax-spinning mills.  

Hunslet Mill
Victorian Society

Two men in custody after Bradford man left with 'life threatening' head wounds

BBC Radio Leeds

More on that disturbance in a house in Bradford now.

Two men aged 21 and 22, have been arrested and are in custody after a 30-year-old man was found critically injured in Round Street, West Bowling

He was taken to hospital with head wounds, which police describe as "life-threatening". 

Police are appealing for information from witnesses.

Listen: State-of-the-art helicopter unveiled by Yorkshire Air Ambulance

Yorkshire Air Ambulance are due to unveil the first of two new state-of-the-art helicopters later today.

It's claimed the latest generation Airbus H145s will give paramedics a more modern medical environment to treat and transport often critically-injured patients. 

Here's Paul Gowland, Yorkshire Air Ambulance's head of fundraising:

Why does it have to rain?

So why is the rain ruining the hot sunny day? Here's Owain to explain.

Très gorge this morning ☀️😻💅🏻 Some of this later ☔️🌩😭

Yorkshire Vikings without Root and Bairstow

BBC Sport

Yorkshire Vikings start their One Day Cup campaign against Worcestershire Rapids this afternoon. 

They'll be without Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow who return to England duties. 

Yorkshire reached the semi-finals of the 50 over competition last season. Here's coach Jason Gillespie who is hoping they go one better this time. 

Hear ball by ball commentary of Yorkshire Vikings against Worcestershire Rapids from 14:00 online. Just follow the commentary link.  

Yorkshire’s sonic boom leads to string of compensation claims

Yorkshire Evening Post

The Ministry of Defence has been hit with a string of compensation claims after homes across Yorkshire were shaken by deafening sonic booms when two RAF jets broke the sound barrier during a supersonic pursuit.

Concerned residents in towns and villages across the region called police and fire services with reports that their houses were shaking after what sounded like two large explosions on May 2.

typhoon jet
Press Association

Latest Headlines: Man found seriously injured outside Bradford house and Yorkshire Air ambulance unveil state-of-the-art helicopter

Here are the latest headlines in West Yorkshire this morning: 

  • A man's been found seriously injured outside a house in Bradford. 
  • A bride from Wakefield has been left fuming after her wedding photographer disappeared with thousands of pounds. 
  • Yorkshire Air Ambulance unveil the first of two new state-of-the-art helicopters later today.  

Weather: Bright with sunny spells with heavy and thundery showers later

Owain Wyn Evans

Weather presenter, BBC Look North

A dry and bright start to the day across the region, with some low cloud as well as a few mist or fog patches along eastern shores. 

But we'll see plenty of sunny spells throughout the day across Yorkshire, however we will see a few heavy and thundery showers this afternoon. 

Some of these showers very slow moving, and could result in some surface water flooding as well as travel disruption. A hot day, highs of 25C (77F).

Good morning: Our live feed for today

Shahid Hussain

BBC Local Live, Leeds

Welcome to your live feed of news, sport, weather and travel for West Yorkshire, I'll be here until 18:00. 

It's another sunny one! But you might want to keep an umbrella handy for those showers! 

Full forecast coming up soon.

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