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  1. News, sport, weather and travel will resume at 08:00 on Thursday
  2. Updates on Wednesday 27 July 2016

Live Reporting

By Nick Wilmshurst

All times stated are UK

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  1. Four things we learned today

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    We'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow with more news, sport, travel and weather.

    In the meantime, here are four things we didn't know when we woke up this morning:

    1. Try as you might, the likelihood is that you'll never be a millionaire in West Yorkshire.
    2. In our part of the world, pies are as good as javelins.
    3. Even Yorkshire royalty has to slum it at times
    4. There's a new superhero in town. He's Captain Underpants, and he's here to save us from the talking toilets.

    Mind how you go..

    Captain Underpants
  2. Places of worship in West Yorkshire to get 'increased attention' from police

    Places of worship are to get "increased attention" from West Yorkshire Police after the yesterday’s attack on a church in northern France.

    They say that there is no specific immediate threat of such acts in the UK or in West Yorkshire, but that they realise people may be concerned after the attack in Rouen.

    Quote Message: Attacks such as the one we witnessed yesterday emphasise the need for communities to come together. There is no excuse for hate incidents or crimes and we will continue to take action against anyone guilty of committing hate crimes." from Asst Ch Const Russ Foster West Yorkshire Police
    Asst Ch Const Russ FosterWest Yorkshire Police
  3. Weather: Fine tonight cloudy tomorrow

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Warm and sunny this evening. Dry with clear spells overnight. Minimum temperature 13C (55F). 


    Tomorrow it'll be more cloudy with rain spreading from the west through the morning, turning lighter and patchier through the afternoon. Maximum temperature 18C (64F). 

  4. Listen: Man describes time spent in coffin

    BBC Radio Leeds

    A recovered drug addict and charity worker has spoken of his time spent buried in a coffin to raise awareness of deaths from addiction.

    John Edwards was buried on Friday in Halifax and resurfaced on Monday.

    During his time inside the coffin, which was streamed online, he spoke to people from all over the world, offering messages of support.

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    Video caption: Man describes time spent in coffin
  5. Glorious afternoon in Leeds

    I know we've been spoilt with weather recently, but it's lovely to see the sun shining, here's a pic of the Trinity Shopping Centre in Leeds basking in the sunlight... Anyone got a quid for an ice cream?

    Trinity Shopping centre Leeds
  6. Have you seen Wiktoria Jalkiewicz?

    An appeal has been made to find a missing teenager from Castleford.

    Wiktoria Jalkiewicz last last in contact with her family yesterday evening and police have concerns for her safety. 

    The 16-year-old is described as white, slim and as having long blonde hair. 

    Wiktoria Jalkiewicz
    Quote Message: We do have concerns for Wiktoria as she is vulnerable. It is possible she is in the Wakefield area and I would anyone who has seen her to contact us. from Det Insp Dan Tillett West Yorkshire Police
    Det Insp Dan TillettWest Yorkshire Police
  7. Travel update: M62 slow in a few places tonight

    This is the view on the M62 heading east from Manchester around the M60 junction. Might be worth telling anyone you know coming home from t'otherside tonight.

    We all know it's a bad motorway sometimes, but it seems very slow tonight in places...

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  8. Second person arrested over alleged Naz Shah threats

    A second arrest has been made in connection with alleged threats against Labour MP for Bradford West Naz Shah

    Naz Shah

    Earlier, West Yorkshire Police said a 32-year-old woman was arrested yesterday. Today they've taken a 37-year-old man into custody.  

  9. Travel update: Accident M62 westbound J25

    BBC Travel

    And here's the queue just before J26, as you can see it's already stacked there... 

  10. Travel update: Accident M62 westbound J25

    BBC Travel

    We've got an accident on the M62 westbound, it's taken out two lanes between J25 (A644 Brighouse) and J24 (A629 Ainley Top). It's between two lorries, the queues are currently back to J26.

  11. Leeds woman dies after taking drugs during night out

    A 19 year old woman has died after taking drugs while on a night out in Leeds. 

    Police were contacted shortly after 0300 yesterday after she was brought into St James's Hospital in a critical condition after being taken ill in Pryzm nightclub. The woman underwent emergency treatment but died later that morning. 

    A 19-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the supply of a Class A drug and has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries. 

  12. BreakingSecond arrest over alleged threats against Bradford MP

    A second arrest has been made over alleged threats made against Bradford MP, Naz Shah.

    More to follow...

  13. Leeds still bidding for European Capital of Culture bid despite Brexit

    There's been concern Leeds could miss out on European Capital of Culture because of Brexit, today it seems that the bid is still firmly in place...

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