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Summary

  1. News, sport, weather and travel will resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 22 August 2016

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By Oli Woodcock

All times stated are UK

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  1. Five things we learnt today

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

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

    In the meantime let's look back at five things we didn't know when we woke up this Monday morning:

    Firefighters and Mabel
  2. West Yorkshire's weather: Cloudy with a little patchy rain possible

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Quite cloudy, with a little patchy rain possible mainly in the west. Minimum temperature of about 13C (55F) with a light southerly wind.

    Weather graph

    Tomorrow will be cloudy, and possibly a damp start, becoming dry and turning much brighter with good sunny spells developing. Risk of a late thundery shower. Very warm, with high's around 26C (79F). Light southeast wind.

  3. Funeral to be held for Mytholmroyd motorcyclist

    Halifax Courier

    The funeral of a young man from Mytholmroyd who died in a motorcycle crash will be held on Friday. 

    Flowers and tributes have been placed at the scene of a crash on Burnley Road near Hebden Bridge where the body of Jacob Chothia, 21, was found.

    Flowers at the scene of the fatal accident in Burnley Road
  4. Your headlines for Leeds and West Yorkshire

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    The latest headlines in Leeds and West Yorkshire so far this afternoon include:

  5. Watch: Is this the best moment from Rio?

    BBC Sport

    On Saturday Leeds lass - Nicola Adams -became the first British boxer to retain an Olympic title for 92 years by winning gold in the women's flyweight final at Rio 2016.

    The 33-year-old won a unanimous points decision to beat France's Sarah Ourahmoune.

    What is your 2016 Olympic Games highlight? Get involved by using the hashtag #bbcsportsday

  6. Watch: Files reveal approved school drug trial plans in 1960s

    BBC Look North, Yorkshire

    The BBC has learned that the government approved experimental drug trials on children sent away to two young offenders institutions in Yorkshire in the 1960s.

    According to files uncovered at the National Archives - one trial, at a boys' approved school in Richmond in North Yorkshire, went ahead.

    The other, at a girls' approved school near Leeds was blocked by the school's managers. In neither case were parents consulted. The Home Office was responsible.

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    Video caption: Sanchia Berg reports.
  7. Travel update: Accident on the northbound A1(M)

    BBC Travel

    An accident on the northbound A1(M) between J40, A1 and J41, M62 is causing delays this evening as traffic builds.

    BBC Radio Leeds has travel and traffic updates throughout the day to keep you moving.

  8. Travel update: Very slow and queuing traffic on A650 Bingley Road

    BBC Travel

    Very slow and queuing traffic on the westbound A650 Bingley Road, in Bingley, between the A657 Saltaire Road junction and Bankfield Roundabout (in the roadworks area).

    BBC Radio Leeds has travel and traffic updates throughout the afternoon to keep you moving.

  9. International investigation begins as firm creating flats in Bradford goes bust owing millions

    Bradford Telegraph and Argus

    Police in Hong Kong are investigating after a developer working in Bradford went into liquidation, owing millions of pounds to overseas investors.

    Absolute Living Developments, which had been behind three projects in Bradford city centre as well as others in the North West, has been placed in compulsory liquidation.

    Alexandra House, Bradford
  10. No fractured hand for England all-rounder

    BBC West Yorkshire Sport

    England all-rounder David Willey has not suffered a fractured hand and will join the squad after Wednesday's first one-day international with Pakistan. 

    Willey went off after picking up his injury while fielding, but returned to complete his four-over spell.

    The 26-year-old had an X-ray on Sunday after hurting his bowling hand during Yorkshire's Twenty20 Blast semi-final defeat by Durham on Saturday.

    Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball will replace Willey as the five-match series opens in Southampton.

  11. Teenager attacked in violent Huddersfield robbery

    A teenager was knocked unconscious in a violent robbery after asking a group of men for directions in Huddersfield. 

    Police men

    The 19-year-old was walking down Trinity Street on Friday evening when he approached the group.

    They offered him a lift home and walked him down an alleyway onto Queen Elizabeth Gardens where they demanded money and his phone - he refused and they assaulted him. The victim was kicked and punched and left unconscious.

  12. Mucky pup Mabel has lucky escape

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    A springer spaniel called Mabel had a lucky escape thanks to firefighters after getting stuck five feet underground. 

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    The dramatic rescue was carried out by Cleckheaton Fire Station’s Green Watch on Saturday afternoon. 

    Two-year-old Mabel, who is a working dog and a pet, had either run into or fallen down one of the many holes on the moor.

    Quote Message: Mable was brought to the surface shivering, covered from head to toe in mud but more importantly, unhurt and happy to see us, wagging her tail. Her owner Philip and his family were delighted and relieved. The crew were extremely cold, wet and muddy but were also delighted that this was a success.” from Chris Lawton Cleckheaton Station Commander, WYFS
    Chris LawtonCleckheaton Station Commander, WYFS
  13. 'There was no need for school drug trial' - former headmistress

    Home Office doctors gave the go-ahead for experimental drug trials on children at two approved schools in the 1960s, National Archives files show. Parents were not consulted and the issue of consent was left to managers.

    At Richmond Hill Approved School in North Yorkshire, housing pupils aged 15 and older, the most disruptive boys were given an anticonvulsant drug to see if it would control behaviour.

    Another proposal had been to give all girls at Springhead Park Approved School in Rothwell in Leeds, a sedative called Haloperidol. This trail did not go ahead.

    Shelagh Sunner, the former headmistress at Springhead Park, explained why she did not see the proposed trial as a solution:

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    Video caption: 'There was no need for school drug trial'
  14. Asti enjoying her retirement!

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    Envious? A retired West Yorkshire Police dog is enjoying some beach time in France. 

    Sun, sea and sand.. What more could you ask for on a drizzly Monday.

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  15. West Yorkshire's weather: Brightening picture with sunny spells

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    The wet weather of the morning should soon fizzle out leaving variable amounts of cloud and sunny spells for many this afternoon.

    Feeling warm whenever we see the sun with temperatures peaking at around 21-23C (70-73F) with fresh to moderate westerly winds.

    Weather graph
  16. Watch: A Bradford family say they're lucky to be alive after fire ripped through their home

    Jenny Eells

    Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    A family from Bradford say they're lucky to be alive after an electrical fire ripped through their home. 

    Maryyam is eight months pregnant - she and her husband and their three children had to flee to safety after being woken by smoke last Wednesday.

    This comes as figures from the BBC reveal there's been a rise in the number of fire related deaths over the last two years.

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    Video caption: A Bradford family say they're lucky to be alive after a fire ripped through their home
  17. YEP Says: Yorkshire leads medal-winning charge at Rio 2016

    Yorkshire Evening Post

    What with empty seats at the stadium, green water in the diving pool and a puzzling shortage of money forcing major cuts to the Paralympics, for Brazil the Rio Olympics have been a triumph of disorganisation.

    Yet, for the athletes themselves, the triumph has been of an entirely different order. 

    Nicola Adams
  18. 'Exceptional flooding' at White Scar Cave

    Overnight flooding has closed a show cave at White Scar Cave in Ingleton, North Yorkshire, with dramatic video taken at the scene earlier today showing water rushing through the visitor entrance and down steps to the nearby road.

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    Video caption: Overnight flooding closes a show cave at White Scar Caves in North Yorkshire.

    Heavy rain is said to have hit the area overnight, with standing water on a number of roads, according to North Yorkshire County Council.

    It's estimated 60mm of rain had fallen in the area since midnight, but staff at the caves say they're hopeful the attraction will reopen by Tuesday morning.

    John Connaughton, caves manager, has told BBC Radio York that water started to flow out of the cave entrance at about 08:20 and described the incident as an "exceptional flood".

    Video courtesy of @bezberesford.

    Quote Message: I've been here for 31 years, and this is the worst I've seen it at the moment. from John Connaughton Caves manager, White Scar Cave
    John ConnaughtonCaves manager, White Scar Cave