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  1. Live updates have finished on Tuesday 25 October 2016

Live Reporting

By Shahid Hussain

All times stated are UK

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  1. Five things we found out today

    Shahid Hussain

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    Thanks for being with us today, we will be back at 08:00 on Wednesday

    In the meantime let's look back at five things that happened today:

    1. For the first time, Bradford city centre is going to play host to the Tour de Yorkshire bike race.
    2. Several people have had their drinks spiked with ketamine while they've been on a night out in Leeds, it's being claimed.  
    3. A Leeds volunteer says Calais migrants face a lack of information and direction.
    4. The chief executive Steve Gill has told BBC West Yorkshire Sport that winger Denny Solomona has not been sold.
    5. Former Morley & Outwood MP Ed Balls loves showing off his Strictly moves.
  2. Listen: Can Guiseley move off the bottom of the table?

    BBC Sport

    Guiseley can move off the bottom of the National League if they can win at home to Gateshead tonight and other results go their way. 

    It follows Saturday's 3-0 defeat at Forest Green, and Guiseley boss Adam Lockwood says the players can't lose faith now:

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    Video caption: Guiseley boss Adam Lockwood says the players can't lose faith
  3. Weather: Clear spells with fog

    Keeley Donovan

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A fine end to the afternoon with some clear spells this evening, allowing fog patches to form. 

    Cloud will tend to thicken overnight with some hill fog developing. Lows of 9C (48F). 

    Variable cloud tomorrow thick enough for the odd light shower, especially in the west but generally dry with some brighter spells. Highs of 14C (57F).

    Weather graph
  4. Police were jealous of my lifestyle, claimed handcuffed Lotto rapist

    Yorkshire Post

    A lottery winning rapist claimed the police were jealous of his lifestyle after he was convicted of resisting arrest.

    Iorworth Hoare, 64, now known as Edward Thomas, became aggressive after four police officers arrived at his house following an allegation of flashing, telling them: “I’m a multi-millionaire, I’m not going anywhere.”

    Iorworth Hoare
  5. A Leeds mum is raising funds to get her daughter back from Egypt after being sectioned

    Charles Engwell

    Reporter, BBC Radio Leeds

    A mother from Leeds is trying to raise money to get her daughter home safely from Egypt after she became ill whilst on holiday. 

    Grace Wheeler's daughter Karleena was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia three years ago and was sectioned in the country at the end of September. 

    The cost of her medical fees and special assisted flight home when she's stable will now amount to £5000.

    Grace told BBC Radio Leeds that her daughter didn't bring any of her medication with her.

  6. Leeds United Vs Norwich

    Leeds take on Norwich in the 4th Round of the EFL Cup and you can get all the build up and match commentary with our Noel Whelan and the BBC Radio Leeds Sports team from 6pm.

    Leeds United commentary
  7. Have your say on the new look Leeds Southbank

    Have you heard about the plans to develop the South Bank area of Leeds?

    It could double the size of the city centre with living, creative and leisure spaces.

    You can have a look at the plans and have your say on what you think here

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  8. Watch: Leeds United head coach Garry Monk says 'there will be changes'

    BBC Sport

    Leeds United head coach Garry Monk previews the League Cup tie at home to Norwich City.  

    Midfielder Pablo Hernandez trained last night so may have recovered from a dead leg which ruled him out of the win at Wolves.

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    Video caption: Leeds United head coach Garry Monk previews the League Cup tie at home to Norwich City.
  9. A bank, the accountants and a Leeds car auction firm ‘brought down by boss’s lifestyle’

    A businessman embroiled in a High Court fight with Lloyds Bank bosses over the financing of a Yorkshire car auction firm has said he “can’t wait for justice to be done”.  

    Lawyers are preparing for the next stage of the dispute which is centred on the now-insolvent Premier Motor Auctions.  

    Keith Elliot
  10. New signing for Wakefield Trinity Wildcats

    Judah Mazive has signed a one year deal with Wakefield.

    The winger, who is a product of the Trinity Youth and Academy system, made his debut for the first team in the Super 8s campaign against Wigan Warriors at the DW Stadium back in August before going on to score his first try the following week against Warrington Wolves.  

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    Quote Message: I am happy to extend my contract at Wakefield. I have a big year ahead to improve as a player and to impress the coaching staff as I’d love to stay for years to come. from Judah Mazive
    Judah Mazive
  11. Watch: Here's what happened when Ed Balls came to Look North

    It's not often a former MP sweeps you off your feet! 

    Tune in to Look North Later at 6:30 to see the rest of Amy Garcia's dance lesson with Strictly star Ed Balls!

    And you can check out the video on our Instagram page @bbcyorkshire

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  12. Can a sweet change gender bias?

    Are boys favoured over girls in South Asian households? 

    For some, celebrating the birth of a boy can sometimes overshadow the birth of a girl. 

    The Pink Ladoo Project want to eradicate gender-biased South Asian practices, customs and traditions...by giving out Pink Ladoos to celebrate the arrival of a daughter! 

    So are boys favoured over girls in South Asian homes? 

    Here's what people in West Yorkshire think.

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    Video caption: Pink Ladoo Project want to eradicate gender-biased South Asian customs and traditions
  13. Can you help solve a 30 year old murder in Mirfield?

    Police have re-opened the murder case of William Smith who was violently attacked 30 years ago today.

    He'd been choked to death and found on the embankment that borders the rear of the Mirfield Memorial Park and the Calder Hebble Canal.  

    Quote Message: Bill Smith was murdered in a particularly brutal fashion exactly 30 years ago now and we believe the answer to his murder remains in local community. Someone will know who attacked Mr Smith on Saturday October 25, 1986 and I can only presume having that knowledge and not sharing it must weigh increasingly heavily on them as the years pass. from Detective Inspector Paul Smith West Yorkshire Police
    Detective Inspector Paul SmithWest Yorkshire Police
    William Smith

    He was known as Bill and worked for the Wakefield Express in Dewsbury and had just returned from a working holiday in Jersey.     

     Anyone who can assist should contact West Yorkshire Police’s Major Investigation Review Team on 101   

  14. Bradford's buildings will not be 'sold off on the cheap'

    Bradford council should look at selling off more of its dilapidated buildings according to a senior politician in the city. 

    Andrew Mallinson says sites across the district need millions of pounds worth of repairs, which the council can't afford. 

    The authority previously released plans to raise around £14m by selling land over the next three years.

     But the Conservative councillor says it must choose carefully which sites it sells.

    Bradford City Centre
    Quote Message: The criticism from the public is that Bradford continues to sell its crown jewels and we'll have nothing left. It's a difficult balance. A lot of these assets have been handed down to the Council so we need to find the best ones to go to auction, but we must hold back on some for future years. from Andrew Mallinson Bradford Councillor
    Andrew MallinsonBradford Councillor
  15. Tour De Yorkshire could be worth up to £3m for Bradford

    Tour de Yorkshire

    The Chief Executive of Bradford City Council says they're expecting a huge return on their investment from the Tour De Yorkshire.

    The city has been announced as one of the six places that will host a start or finish along with Harrogate, Scarborough, Sheffield and Tadcaster.

    Kersten England said that talks have been going on for over a year and that the cycle race will pass by City Park where you can expect the fountains to be on along with a light show!

    Quote Message: We're expecting a considerable return of our investment of up to three million pounds if we get this right from Kersten England Chief Executive of Bradford Council
    Kersten EnglandChief Executive of Bradford Council
  16. Game of Thrones comes to Wakefield

    Here's one for fans of the hit HBO Series Game of Thrones.

    If you're in Wakefield this weekend then you can take a seat on one of the most famous chairs on TV - The Iron Throne!

    A replica of the chair will be at the Trinity Walk shopping centre and it's been signed by some of the stars .

    Iron Throne
  17. Children In Need: Can you beat Leeds Gymnast Nile Wilson's skipping score?

    He might be a medal winning Olympian...but can he skip?

    Check out Leeds's Nile Wilson's #JumpForPudsey Challenge and see if you can beat him:

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  18. Halifax Piece Hall nearly ready to open its doors again

    This massive block of stone is a symbol of how close we are to completion of the refurbishment of Halifax's landmark Piece Hall.

    Work to turn the Grade I-listed site into shops, cafes, offices and a large town square has been set back by a number of unexpected issues, including the discovery of a graveyard and the subsequent excavation of 200 bodies.  

    The aim is to make the Piece Hall a destination in its own right, bringing in day-trippers from West Yorkshire, the north of England and far beyond.

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  19. Bestselling Bradford author reveals secret to his success

    Bradford writer A A Dhand already has TV execs clambering over the small screen rights to his bestselling crime thriller Streets of Darkness.

    Streets of Darkness book

    Now, Dhand - who's a pharmacist by day - is set to explain more about this 10-year pet project at a special event in his home city.

    He's due to speak at the Yorkshire Enterprise Network about how to become a published author. Should make for a good listen!