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Nick Wilmshurst

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  1. Goodbye: Our live coverage

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    Thanks very much for being with us today, we'll be back at 08:00 tomorrow morning.

    Here are five of today's top stories:

    1. A 52-year-old man has died after being attacked by a dog, which had previously been seized, in Huddersfield.
    2. Leeds' Nicola Adams is through to the semi-finals of the Women's Flyweight at Rio 2016.
    3. If you were hoping to go for a dip at Pugneys lake, don't! It's full of green algae.
    4. Victim of the Boxing Day flood? Your story is wanted as part of a new exhibition.
    5. If Yorkshire were a country... well, you know the rest.

    See you tomorrow.

  2. Weather: Fine evening ahead, more sunshine tomorrow

    Keeley Donovan

    BBC Look North

    A fine evening with some sunshine. Overnight things should stay dry with long clear spells where we could see temperatures drop into single figures in rural areas. Generally lows of 11C (52F). 


    And it's good news for tomorrow. Another pleasant day with some good spells of sunshine. A little more cloud, though any will thin and break. Maximum temperature of of 22C (72F). 

  3. Zayn Malik sand sculpture in Bradford comes in for some stick

    You may have seen the sand sculpture of Zayn Malik in the Bradford Broadway shopping centre, it's been there for a few days...

    Zayn Malik in sand

    But some people, aren't that sure the likeness is that good...

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    If you've got an opinion on the statue you can let me know what you think!

  4. Your pictures: Red sky at night

    We've had some really amazing sunsets in the past week or so. Last night was no exception, lots of you sending in pictures of the red sky.

    Red Sky

    Thanks to Dave Bland for this one of Guiseley.

    I've just had a word with Keeley Donovan, she says we might be in for more of the same tonight!

  5. Yorkshire quintet in England squad

    BBC Sport

    Yorkshire's Joe Root (pictured), Jonny Bairstow, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett and David Willey have all been named in England's one-day squad to face Pakistan.

    Joe Root

    The England selectors have announced a 15-man squad for the ODI series starting on Wednesday 24 August at Ageas Bowl, Southampton.  

    The full squad is: E Morgan (capt) (Middlesex), M Ali (Worcestershire), J Bairstow (Yorkshire), J Buttler (Lancashire), L Dawson (Hampshire), C Jordan (Sussex), A Hales (Nottinghamshire), L Plunkett (Yorkshire), A Rashid (Yorkshire), J Root (Yorkshire), J Roy (Surrey), B Stokes (Durham), D Willey (Yorkshire), C Woakes (Warwickshire), M Wood (Durham).

  6. Virgin Trains East Coast strikes 'called off'

    The planned industrial action on the Eastcoast Mainline has been called off according to Virgin Trains. 

    Workers on Virgin Trains East Coast were due to stage three 24-hour strikes this month, including one on Bank Holiday Monday.

    The RMT said train guards, station staff and some drivers were set to take part in the walkouts. 

    Virgin Trains
    Quote Message: We’re pleased that the RMT has agreed to suspend industrial action and continue talks. We had put in place detailed contingency plans which would have seen our timetable run as normal, nevertheless this news will be welcomed by our customers and people." from David Horne Virgin Trains
    David HorneVirgin Trains
  7. Fatal dog attack: Dog control order was in place in 2012

    More on the fatal dog attack in Huddersfield yesterday.

    West Yorkshire Police have confirmed that a dog control order had been in place on the dog since 2012.

    Quote Message: In October 2012 a dog control order was issued to Kirklees Council against the dog and its owner, putting conditions in place for the management of the animal. This remains in place to this day." from West Yorkshire Police
    West Yorkshire Police

    The victim has been named as 52-year-old David Ellam.

  8. Fatal dog attack: Police release picture of victim

    And West Yorkshire Police have just released this picture of 52-year-old David Ellam. 

    David Ellam
  9. BreakingFatal dog attack: Victim named

    The man who was killed by a seized dog in Huddersfield yesterday has been named as 52-year-old David Ellam. 

  10. Brexit: Leeds MP voices concerns over negotiations

    The MP for Pudsey has raised his constituents' concerns over Brexit with the government. 

    Stuart Andrew has written to David Davies, the Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union, to highlight questions over ministers' plans to leave the EU. 


    In a letter, which you can read here, he says Article 50 should only be invoked "when our negotiating position is absolutely clear" and that people deserve a greater say in how the country negotiates its future with the EU.

  11. Driver, 81, who knocked down 92-year-old grandma in Bradford ‘shouldn’t have been on the roads’

    Yorkshire Post

    An 81-year-old driver whose poor eyesight meant he shouldn’t have been on the roads has been given a suspended jail sentence for causing the death of a 92-year-old woman in Bradford city centre.  

  12. Travel update: All lines blocked between Mirfield and Leeds

    BBC Travel

    Just a quick one, the roads are looking fine this afternoon, but it's a slightly different picture on the rails...

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  13. Fatal dog attack: Victim's friend 'lost for words'

    More on the fatal dog attack in Huddersfield yesterday.

    A dog previously seized by police over fears it was dangerous has attacked and killed a man days after being returned to its owner.

    It is thought the victim, 52, was trying to protect his own terrier when the larger dog turned on him.

    Scene of the attack
    Image caption: Scene of the fatal attack
    Quote Message: We're lost for words, just devastated. It had only been out for five days, why did they let that dog back out, why did they let it go when it was vicious?" from Carol Hanson Friend of the victim
    Carol HansonFriend of the victim
  14. Praise for Adams from former men's world champ

    Richie Woodhall

    Former world champion on BBC Radio 5 live

    Great performance from Nicola Adams.

    She would have had a nervous wait but I think she did pretty well apart from that last round. She was pretty comfortable.

  15. Adams into semi-finals after Olympic title defence begins

    BBC Sport

    Leeds boxer Nicola Adams is through to the semi-finals after a successful start to the defence of her Olympic flyweight title.

    BBC Sport say she had to contend with Ukrainian Tetyana Kob coming at her like a threshing machine in the final round, but she won with a comprehensive decision.

    The 33-year-old won the first gold medal in Olympic women's boxing history at London 2012.

    Nicola Adams fights at Rio 2016
  16. Fatal dog attack: West Yorkshire among worst in country for attacks

    West Yorkshire is the fourth worst place in the country for dog attacks in which people have to attend hospital, according to the Health and Social Care Information Centre.

    The figures, released last month, show that 23 people per 100,000 went to hospital with a dog bite.

    Dog bites

    The worst area in the country is Merseyside with a rate of 27 per 100,000.

  17. Fatal dog attack: Family member says attack 'should never have happened'

    The family of a man who died after a fatal dog attack in Huddersfield have spoken about the incident on social media. 

    Keeley Berry says she's a member of the victim's family. You can read her full statement on the Huddersfield Examiner's Facebook page..  

    Quote Message: It was a tragic incident that should never have happened and correct measures were not taken to ensure this situation wouldn’t arise. We hope that in the coming days, a true representation of what happened yesterday will come to light and end all speculation." from Keeley Berry
    Keeley Berry