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Summary

  1. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume at 08:00 on Tuesday
  2. Live updates on Monday 17 October 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 will be back at 08:00 on Tuesday.

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

    Boat on canal

    If you spot something happening where you live, which you think we should know about, you can always get in touch with us by email.  Nick and the team will be back Tuesday morning.

  2. Watch: How is Westminster's would-be waltzer getting on?

    Did you catch Strictly over the weekend?

    Ed Balls and Katya Jones danced the Paso Doble to 'Holding Out For a Hero' by Bonnie Tyler.

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    Video caption: Ed Balls and Katya Jones dance the Paso Doble to 'Holding Out For a Hero' by Bonnie Tyler.

    The former MP for Morley and Outwood, Ed Balls, will be back on the dance floor this Saturday on BBC One.

  3. In Pictures: Blue skies over Yeadon

    BBC Weather Watchers

    Special thanks to BBC Weather Watcher - Tim - who sent in this fantastic picture of blue skies over Yeadon.

    Yeadon blue skies

    We love to see your pictures from across West Yorkshire and each day we showcase some of your photos on our BBC Local Live page. You can submit your pictures here.

  4. West Yorkshire's weather: Becoming dry with clear spells

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Becoming dry with clear spells, before cloud brings rain from the northwest later. Minimum temperature this evening of about 7C (45F).

    Weather graph

    A cloudy and wet start to Tuesday morning, becoming dry and brighter for a time before further showery rain spreads from the northwest. Feeling cold with temperature highs of about 11C (52F).

  5. Travel update: The B6132 Bleakley Lane in Notton is closed in both directions

    BBC Travel

    The B6132 Bleakley Lane in Notton is closed in both directions between the Notton Lane junction and the Summer Lane junction, because of a serious accident. 

    Do expect slow traffic and possible delays in the area.

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

  6. Listen: Faith and sexuality in Bradford

    Bradford College is holding a two-day event looking at some of the difficulties facing lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender groups who come from families with strong religious views. 

    It has been organised by Matt Ogston of the Naz and Matt Foundation.

    Ahmer Bashir, one of the organisers of the event, spoke to BBC Radio Leeds about his own experiences.

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    Video caption: Nazim Mahmood speaks to Ambreen Parvez
  7. Knife-wielding clown tried to snatch three-month-old baby in Huddersfield

    Huddersfield Examiner

    A mum-of-six says a knife-wielding clown tried to snatch her three-month-old baby.

    Leah Newton says he was only thwarted after he couldn’t get the child’s baby seat out of her car.

    Left to right, Shannique, Jahzier, Shannise, De-Mani, Leashaun, Destini and mother Leah.
  8. Samia Shahid: Latest from Pakistan

    The mother and sister of a woman from Bradford who died in suspicious circumstances in Pakistan could be arrested if they return to the country.

    Samia Shahid

    Samia Shahid - who was 28-years-old - died in July. 

    Police believe she was the victim of a so-called "honour killing" - although her family says they had no involvement in her death.

  9. Wetherby restaurant owner fined £14,000 for food hygiene offences

    A Wetherby restaurant owner has been fined more than £14,000 after a string of food hygiene offences.

    Wetherby map

    An investigation was launched by members of Leeds City Council’s environmental team earlier this year after a complaint of grease dripping down into the shop of the Sunrise Chinese Restaurant on Westgate, Wetherby.

    During the inspection, officers found that the premises were not kept clean or in good repair and condition, no measures had been put in place to stop food being contaminated or steps taken to keep equipment clean in order to avoid a risk of food contamination.

  10. Leeds city centre robber bit victim as he tried to get his watch

    Yorkshire Evening Post

    A robber bit a man as he tried to get his watch off his wrist in a robbery in Leeds city centre. 

    Police have released CCTV of two men they want to trace following the robbery on Sovereign Street.

    CCTV
  11. Tuoyo Egodo: Cas Tigers sign London Broncos outside back

    BBC West Yorkshire Sport

    Castleford Tigers have signed London Broncos outside back Tuoyo Egodo on a two-year deal.

    Tuoyo Egodo

    The 19-year-old spent time on loan with Hemel Stags in the 2016 season, scoring one try in nine appearances.

    Tigers head coach Daryl Powell told the club website: "Tuoyo has come through the London system and looks a really exciting player for the future."

  12. Travel update: The B6132 Bleakley Lane in Notton is closed in both directions

    BBC Travel

    The B6132 Bleakley Lane in Notton is closed in both directions between the Notton Lane junction and the Summer Lane junction, because of a serious accident. 

    Do expect slow traffic and possible delays in the area.

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

  13. Arrests after Batley nightclub disturbance

    Police in Batley have made two arrests after trouble flared outside a nightclub at the weekend.

    It happened outside TBC on Bradford Road early on Saturday morning.

    A large number of people were involved in the disturbance and police are appealing for any witnesses to come forward.

  14. Watch: Nominate your Yorkshire Sports Unsung Hero of 2016

    Get Inspired

    BBC Yorkshire is looking for the Sports Unsung Hero of 2016 and you have until 23 October to get your nominations in.

    There's an army of people out there who give up their time to make sport possible for so many people and they need to be recognised.

    Entry forms and full terms and conditions can be found here.

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    Video caption: Nominate your Get Inspired Unsung Hero
  15. Rio 2016: Manchester parade for Olympic and Paralympic stars

    West Yorkshire's Olympic heroes are set to parade through Manchester later to celebrate their record-breaking performances at Rio 2016.

    Rio stars

    Boxer Nicola Adams, diver Jack Laugher and Paralympic champion Kadeena Cox are expected to turn out for the event, which could attract up to a quarter of a million people. 

    About 30,000 people attended a similar homecoming event in Leeds last month.

  16. Your lunchtime headlines for Leeds and West Yorkshire

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    The latest headlines from across Leeds and West Yorkshire this lunchtime include: 

  17. Ben Needham disappearance: Police focus on accident as likely cause

    The officer leading the inquiry into the disappearance of Yorkshire toddler Ben Needham says it's his "professional belief" that the 21-month-old died as the result of an accident.

    Search for Ben Needham

    Ben, from Sheffield, disappeared in 1991 on the Greek island of Kos.

    Police have just concluded a three-week search for information on the island, digging up more than 800 tonnes of soil, with items of interest sent back to the UK for forensic analysis.  

    Det Insp Jon Cousins says: "During the course of the inquiries we have made over the last 19 months, we have closed off a large number of theories about what happened to Ben, many of which have been open for over 20 years.

    "My team and I know that machinery, including a large digger, was used to clear an area of land on 24 July 1991, behind the farmhouse that was being renovated by the Needhams.

    "It is my professional belief that Ben Needham died as a result of an accident near to the farmhouse in Iraklis where he was last seen playing."

  18. Ben Needham disappearance: Toddler 'most likely' died in accident

    More on the news that Yorkshire toddler Ben Needham "most likely" died in an accident near to where he disappeared in 1991, according to police.

    Search for Ben Needham

    Ben, from Sheffield, was 21 months old when he disappeared on the Greek island of Kos.

    A fresh search of two sites on Kos was prompted by new information suggesting Ben might have been accidentally killed by a digger driver.

    South Yorkshire Police said that line of inquiry was the most probable cause for the boy's disappearance.

  19. BreakingBen Needham died in accident, say police

    Toddler Ben Needham died as 'result of accident' near where he was last seen in Kos in 1991, UK police believe.

    Ben Needham

    We'll bring you live updates as we get them.

  20. West Yorkshire's weather: A bright and breezy afternoon

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    A bright and breezy day with plenty of sunny spells but also the risk of some showers. These will be well scattered but could become heavy for a time. Temperature highs of 14C (57F).

    Weather graph

    This evening any showers should ease overnight and cloud will gradually build from the west ahead of a band of heavy, showery rain tracking east. Lows of 8C (46F).