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Summary

  1. Teenage kickboxer from Sheffield dies after title fight in Leeds
  2. Former Yorkshire fell-runner jailed over failed murder attempt
  3. Party balloon blamed for death of horse in Harrogate
  4. Dozens of drivers caught using mobile phones by South Yorkshire Police
  5. Tour de Yorkshire trophy goes on tour
  6. Updates on Tuesday 14 March 2017

Live Reporting

By Andrew Barton, Oli Constable and Shahid Hussain

All times stated are UK

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  1. Latest news around Yorkshire

    This service for Tuesday 14 March has now finished.

    But you can get all today's live coverage by clicking here

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J41 for A650.

    M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound at J41, A650 (Carrgate), because of a broken down vehicle.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

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    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J36 for A61 Birdwell and J35 for A629 Rotherham.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J36, A61 (Birdwell) and J35, A629 (Rotherham), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  4. Our top stories today

    Shahid Hussain

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    Here's a quick look at some of the top stories today:

    1. A teenager has died in a kickboxing tournament in Leeds.
    2. A former Yorkshire fell-runner has been jailed in a failed murder attempt .
    3. Here's what people think of plans for a huge lap-dancing club in Leeds.
    4. Here's what very generous squash champion from Sheffield did with his winnings!
    5. If you've ever been curious - here's what the inside of a real tardis looks like!

    That’s the end of our live coverage for Tuesday 14 March 2017. We’ll continue to bring you breaking news overnight and will be back at 06:30 on Wednesday with all the latest news,travel,weather and and sport across Yorkshire.

  5. Weather: Fine start to the evening

    Keeley Donovan

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    A fine evening and staying dry tonight with clear spells at first before more cloud gradually develops. A light southwest winds. Minimum temperature of 7 deg C (45 deg F). 

    A dry and fine start to the day tomorrow with hazy sunshine in the east. Cloud increasing but staying dry for most and mild with some bright or sunny spells redeveloping in places. A little drizzle is possible for the hills. 

    Weathr graph
  6. Bus driver admits causing crash that killed Sheffield teen and left friend fighting for life

    Yorkshire Post

    A bus driver has admitted causing death by careless or inconsiderate driving after a crash in Sheffield that left one teenager dead and another fighting for life.

    Paul Andrew Brown, 51, who worked for the First bus company, collided with Summer Seymour, 15 and her boyfriend, Jake Ford, 17, in Sheffield city centre, in December 2015.

    Scene of the crash
  7. Bishop says headscarf ban 'raises vital questions about freedom of expression'

    Shahid Hussain

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    The Bishop of Leeds says a European Court of Justice ruling that a workplace headscarf ban can be legal shows that more work needs "to be done in relation to religious literacy". 

    The Right Reverend Nicholas Baines says this "raises vital questions about freedom of expression". 

    The court says bans on the wearing of "any political, philosophical or religious sign" need not constitute direct discrimination, but they must be based on internal company rules requiring all employees to "dress neutrally".

    Nicholas Baines Bishop of Leeds
  8. Thousands of pounds raised in Doncaster sleep-out

    More than 20 people have raised £3000 for YMCA Doncaster with their annual sleep-out event on Friday night.  

    People sleeping in cardboard shelter

    The aim of the sleep-out in the ground of St Peter-in-Chains was to raise awareness of the hardship young, homeless people endure during a night rough sleeping.

    The fundraising event saw people sleeping in DIY cardboard shelters for the night, with the money raised going to support YMCA’s work with vulnerable young people in Doncaster.

  9. Listen: Why did the sheep cross the road? Pupils practice jokes for Red Nose Day

    Jericho Keys

    Reporter, BBC Radio York

    I've had my ribs well and truly tickled today.

    I met pupils at Great Ouseburn Community Primary School, who spent the morning practicing their jokes ready for Comic Relief, Red Nose Day.

    Here they are testing their gags and my ability to keep a straight face:

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    Video caption: Pupils are practicing telling their best jokes for Comic Relief: Red Nose Day
  10. Man blames sat nav after driving wrong way down M62 and injuring five people

    Wakefield Express

    A driver blamed his sat-nav after driving in the wrong direction on a motorway and injuring five people in a head-on collision.

    A court heard Alan Crawshaw turned right into oncoming traffic at Lofthouse interchange after he left a slip road of the M62.

    M62
  11. Advanced resuscitation techniques couldn't save teenage kickboxer

    The Yorkshire Ambulance Service say they worked tirelessly to save the life of teenage kickboxer Scott Marsden .

    14-year-old Scott died after a kickboxing title bout in Leeds and was taken to hospital after the incident on Saturday, but  police confirmed earlier today  that he died. 

    A private events medical team was at the venue and an ambulance was dispatched along with the West Yorkshire Medic Response Team which included a doctor and a clinical supervisor trained in advanced resuscitation techniques. 

    Scott Marsden
    Quote Message: First and foremost our thoughts are with the family and friends of the young kickboxer following his tragic death. All of our staff worked tirelessly to provide the patient with the best possible care and transported him to hospital for further treatment." from Dr David Macklin Executive Director of Operations at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
    Dr David Macklin Executive Director of Operations at Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
  12. Get up close to the Tour de Yorkshire trophy

    It's not long now before world class cyclists will race across Yorkshire in one of the biggest cycling events in the country.

    And you can get up close and personal to the trophy - before the riders - when it goes on tour!

    Both the men’s and women’s Y shaped trophies are visiting each of the six start and finishes for a day ahead of the race weekend and plans include visits to schools and leisure centres, as well as events in host towns and cities. 

    Tour de Yorkshire trophy
    Quote Message: Each host local authority is pulling together an exciting timetable of events so I hope communities will come out to see the trophy and build excitement for the race." from Gary Verity Welcome to Yorkshire
    Gary VerityWelcome to Yorkshire
  13. Tributes pour in for teenage kickboxer

    The Sheffield & District Junior Sunday League have said they're to hold a minutes silence or applause in memory of Scott Marsden.

    Scott, who also played football for Hallam JFC, died in hospital after a kickboxing bout in Leeds on Saturday.

    Mick Grant, who is from Hallam FC under 15s team, says he was undoubtedly one of the nicest, kindest boys that you could ever wish to meet.

    Quote Message: Golden locks and a cheeky smile, belied an inner steel and self belief; Scott didn’t know the meaning of 99% he gave everything, every game." from Mick Grant Hallam FC Under 15s
    Mick GrantHallam FC Under 15s
  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J23 for A640 and J24 for A629.

    M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J23, A640 (Huddersfield) and J24, A629 (Ainley Top), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

    To report traffic and travel incidents dial 0330 123 0184 at any time

  15. Masterplan to make Leeds Station a ‘world class gateway’ to city

    Yorkshire Evening Post

    A long-term  masterplan to rebuild Leeds Station is being drawn up which will see extra platforms , new concourse areas and extra retail space as the city aims to create a “world class gateway” for visitors.  

    Leeds train station
  16. Little Louis made honorary Chief Constable

    Oli Constable

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    A young boy from North Yorkshire has been made an honorary Chief Constable at his dad's passing out ceremony.

    Louis in his police uniform

    Louis, 3, was given epaulettes by North Yorkshire Police's Chief Constable Dave Jones at the ceremony. 

    His dad is a PCSO for the force and clearly little Louis seems to want to follow in his footsteps!