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Summary

  1. Jeremy Corbyn confirms in Leeds interview that UK will leave EU
  2. Appeal after 'highly toxic' rat poison stolen in burglary
  3. Fire safety review at Rotherham recycling site hit by blaze
  4. Armed police make 18 firearms related arrests in West Yorkshire over last few days
  5. North York Moors farmers hoping for big potash payouts
  6. Yorkshire among most popular destinations for 'staycations'
  7. Dons sack head coach after 'disappointing' start to season
  8. Disciplinary proceedings for Leeds United defender who refused to play
  9. Misogyny to be recognised as hate crime in North Yorkshire
  10. Updates on Wednesday 10 May 2017

Live Reporting

By David Ward, Claire Renwick and Nick Wilmshurst

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's all from Wednesday...

    Those are all our updates from across Yorkshire on Wednesday 10 May 2017.

    Want to find out what's happening where you live on Thursday 11 May? Just click here.

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    Video caption: Porky Rotherham pooch Diesel bids to be champion slimmer
  3. Our top five stories today

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Well 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. Jeremy Corbyn confirms in Leeds interview that UK will leave EU under Labour
    2. Appeal after 'highly toxic' rat poison stolen in burglary
    3. North York Moors farmers hoping for massive potash payouts
    4. Rotherham recycling blaze finally extinguished
    5. The end is pie?: Kirklees pork pie prize awarded for final time

    See you tomorrow.

  4. Fake £20 notes used in North Yorkshire

    A number of fake £20 notes have been used in shops in north Yorkshire and  there's an appeal to find if any more are in circulation. 

    £20 note

    The notes were used in the Norton and Malton areas yesterday.

    Police are appealing for other people who have been caught out by the counterfiet notes to come forward to help their investigation.

    If you think you have been given one you can call North Yorkshire Police on 101.

  5. E-fit released after woman robbed in hammer attack

    Police have issued an e-fit image of a man after a 76-year-old woman was hit on the head with a hammer and robbed on Monday.

    Efit

    It happened on the Spen Valley Greenway in Cleckheaton when she was approached from behind and hit on back of the head with a hammer.

    A man, who was aged around 60, then stole her purse and ran off. The woman was taken to hospital where she remained overnight. Police say her injuries are not life threatening.

    Anyone who has information about who this man is  can assist is asked to contact West Yorkshire Police on 101.

  6. Teenager mugged by group in Huddersfield town centre

    A teenage boy has been mugged by a group of eight people in Huddersfield town centre. 

    Threadneedle Street

    It happened last Friday afternoon when the 16-year-old was walking along Threadneedle Street and was stopped by a group of eight people.

    One of them grabbed money from his pocket before trying to take his rucksack. As he resisted he was punched and knocked to the floor.  

    Quote Message: The suspects are described as a group of Asian males and were believed to be wearing tracksuits." from Det Cons Oliver Coates West Yorkshire Police
    Det Cons Oliver CoatesWest Yorkshire Police
  7. Grenoside woodland fire now out

    Checks will be made on a woodland after a fire this afternoon in Sheffield. 

    Grenoside Woods

    Around half-a-square mile of woodland and bracken has been ablaze in Grenoside Woods.

    Three fire engines were needed to put it out. 

    The checks are to make sure there's no risk of it flaring up again.

  8. Thomas the Tank 'Engine'

    There's personalising your car and then there's:  

    Car

    This car/Thomas the Tank Engine was stopped by officers on the A1(M) near Wetherby this afternoon.

    You can't deny that a lot of thought and effort went into it - but West Yorkshire Police Roads Policing Unit was none too chuffed! 

    The driver was reported for construction/use offences.

  9. General election 2017: Sacked Lib Dem candidate to stand as independent

    Bradford Councillor David Ward has announced he'll stand as an independent in Bradford East on 8 June.

    David Ward

    Mr Ward was sacked as a candidate by the Liberal Democrats after being accused of anti-Semitism.

    He expressed "sadness" over his sacking and denied being anti-Semitic.

    But Mr Farron said he was unfit to represent the party, adding: "I believe in a politics that is open, tolerant and united."

  10. Kilnhurst recycling fire: Review to be carried out

    The Environment Agency will review fire safety at a recycling centre hit by a major blaze.

    Kilnhurst

    The fire at Universal Recycling in Kilnhurst, South Yorkhsire, burned for two days from Monday.

    South Yorkshire Fire Service said the blaze was accidental and caused by machinery.

    Environment Agency officials have previously been to the site following complaints from neighbours about dust and noise.

  11. Yorkshire cricket: Latest from Northamptonshire

    BBC Sport

    If you fancy keeping an eye on the latest from Northamptonshire as they host Yorkshire in the at the One-Day Cup click here.

    Stumps
  12. Leeds United open disciplinary proceedings against defender

    BBC Sport

    Leeds United have opened internal disciplinary proceedings against defender Charlie Taylor after he refused to play against Wigan.

    Charlie Taylor

    BBC Radio Leeds understands the 23-year-old told the club on Saturday he did not want to play in Sunday's game.

    Taylor is out of contract at the end of June and is expected to leave the club.

    "It's hugely disappointing. He's a fantastic lad but I think he'd been terribly advised all season," boss Garry Monk told the station on Sunday.

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 Derbyshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 Derbyshire northbound severe disruption, between J30 for A616 and J31 for A57 Sheffield.

    M1 Derbyshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J30, A616 (Worksop) and J31, A57 (Sheffield), because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

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

  14. Large fire at Sheffield wood

    Claire Renwick

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    South Yorkshire fire officers are back in action, this time attending a large blaze at woods near Sheffield. 

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