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  1. That's all from Tuesday....

    Those are all the updates from Tuesday 25 April.

    Want to get all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Wednesday 26 April 2017?

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  2. Our five top stories today

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    That's all from us for today, we'll be back tomorrow from 06:30 with all the latest news, sport, weather and travel for Yorkshire. 

    Updates on breaking news will continue throughout the night, but before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today: 

    1. Man quizzed over murder of Hebden Bridge teenager 22 years ago is released
    2. Sheffield man expected in court over terror offences
    3. Missing York man: Search extends to London
    4. Dashcam footage leads to prosecution of dangerous driver
    5. Red Arrows blaze a trail across Yorkshire skyline

    See you tomorrow.

  3. Motorcyclist dies in head-on crash

    A motorcyclist has died after a head-on crash in Burnley.

    The Long Causeway in Cliviger

    Sam Gelder, 28, from Todmorden, attempted to overtake a Ford Fiesta on The Long Causeway at Cliviger about 04:30 on Sunday.

    He was hit by an oncoming Toyota Land Cruiser on the opposite side of the road, before he landed in the path of the Fiesta.

    Mr Gelder was taken by air ambulance to Royal Preston Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

    Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact police.

  4. Watch: Rewarding the man who helped start it all

    It's the proper thing to do when you're a champion boxer!

    IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua surprised his former coach, Sean Murphy, with a car to say thank you for introducing him to boxing.

    Joshua now trains at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield.

    He's preparing to take on Wladimir Klitschko in an attempt to add the vacant WBA Super and IBO heavyweight belts to his IBF title at Wembley on Saturday.

    Watch Anthony Joshua: The Road to Klitschko on BBC One tonight, from 22:45.

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    Video caption: What a gesture! Joshua surprises coach with a car
  5. Here's why water turned green in Leeds stream

    Just back to our odd pool of green water post in Leeds

    Green water

    According to Yorkshire Water, it turned green after they'd been using a dye to check whether drains in the area were working okay.

    Well, looks like the answer is a yes to that.

  6. Travel update: Scene of Leeds fire causing traffic problems

    BBC News Travel

    You may find your journey is affected by the fire in Leeds city centre.

    It looks as though fire crews have the situation well under control though:

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  7. Bird's eye view as Red Arrows pass York Minster

    Some people have the best views at work:

    Red Arrows

    Earlier we were telling you about the Red Arrow's flypast over various parts of Yorkshire.

    Here's what it looked like from the cockpit of one of the planes.

  8. Fire at shop in central Leeds disrupts traffic

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Fire crews are attending a fire in the centre of Leeds this afternoon.


    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue say they were called just after 16:30 this afternoon to a fire just behind the new Victoria Gate shopping centre.

    They told us that an empty shop on the ground floor was alight. People in the area say traffic heading up Eastgate was disrupted.

    We'll bring you more as we get it.

  9. BreakingPolice release man in Lindsay Rimer inquiry

    Police say they have released a man who they arrested earlier on suspicion of the murder of Lindsay Rimer. 

    Lindsay Rimer

    Police said this morning that they had arrested a 68-year-old man in Bradford.

    Lindsay Rimer, 13, was last seen at a shop in Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire, on 7 November, 1994.

    Her body was found in the Rochdale Canal a mile from the town centre in April 1995.

    A  63-year-old man who was arrested in November 2016 on the suspicion of Lindsay's murder remains on police bail.  

  10. Watch: Dashcam footage leads to prosecution of dangerous driver

    A 25-year-old man has become the first driver to be prosecuted after another motorist submitted footage of them overtaking dangerously.

    It's all part of an operation being run by North Yorkshire Police where drivers are being encouraged to shop other motorists.

    Marc Hyland from Bell Farm Avenue was given a 12 week suspended sentence, a 20-month driving ban, 250 hours unpaid work and had to pay costs of £157 for this move on the A19 at Thormanby.

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    Video caption: A driver from York has become the first driver to be prosecuted using dashcam footage
  11. Police try to find woman after 'concerns for her welfare'

    A CCTV image of a woman in Leeds has been released after police say they have "concerns for her welfare".


    West Yorkshire Police say the woman went to Burley Park train station in Leeds yesterday afternoon and spoke to a member of staff causing him to become concerned and contact police.

    She left the station and went on to Chapel Lane.

    Quote Message: The woman appeared distressed and we need to trace her and check she is okay." from Det Insp Phil Jackson West Yorkshire Police
    Det Insp Phil JacksonWest Yorkshire Police
  12. Scarborough man arrested after suspected hate crime

    A man has been arrested after allegedly standing outside a house in Scarborough and hurling racist abuse at the residents.

    Queen's terrace

    It happened on Sunday night in the Queen’s Terrace area of the town.

    Police say that the man also tried to hit one of the occupants.

    A 53-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of racially aggravated common assault. He was later released.

    Quote Message: This is clearly a very disturbing incident and we are doing everything we can to support the victims." from Insp Graeme Kynman North Yorkshire Police
    Insp Graeme KynmanNorth Yorkshire Police
  13. Leeds stream turns green - what's caused this?

    A stream in a part of Leeds has gone a very interesting colour after it turned a nice shade of bright green.

    The below picture was taken in Gledhow Valley Woods last night, any ideas on what the cause could be?

    Let us know.

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  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, at J27 for M621.

    M62 West Yorkshire - M62 lane closed on exit slip road and slow traffic westbound at J27, M621 (Gildersome), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  15. Four arrested after man abducted from car in York

    A man in York was pulled from his car by three men who then forced him into another vehicle and then drove off.

    Butchers terrace

    The incident happened yesterday at Butcher’s Terrace in Bishopthorpe Road, passers by called the police who are now appealing for more information.

    Officers say that a black Renault Clio pulled up followed by a silver car. Three men got out of the silver car and forced the driver of the Clio in to their vehicle and then drove off.

    Three people were arrested today over the incident and a fourth person was arrested on suspicion of drugs offences. All four men remain in police custody for questioning.