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Andrew Barton, Mick Lunney and Nick Wilmshurst

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 West Yorkshire westbound severe accident, between J31 for A655 and J30 for A642.

    M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M62 westbound between J31, A655 (Castleford) and J30, A642 (Rothwell), because of an accident.

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

  2. Video content

    Video caption: A group in Leeds are helping strangers with depression by walking together.

    A group of strangers in Leeds are helping other strangers with depression by walking together.

  3. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J40 for A638 Ossett and J41 for A650.

    M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J40, A638 (Ossett) and J41, A650 (Carrgate), 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 five top stories today

    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. Route of Tour de Yorkshire announced
    2. Two children seriously injured outside Leeds school
    3. Police confirm body found on Whitby beach
    4. Man pleads guilty to raping woman 30 years ago
    5. Sheffield Tramlines festival moves to Hillsborough Park

    See you tomorrow.

  5. Watch: Failing to get into the Christmas mood? Watch this!

    If you're having trouble getting into the Christmas mood, maybe this will help.

    This choir set up in the middle of Trinity Shopping Centre in Leeds this afternoon, I managed to capture them as I went up the escalator!

    If you're still not feeling Christmassy after this, you're lost!

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    Video caption: This choir raised the roof for shoppers in Leeds this afternoon
  6. National award for Sheffield dementia fundraisers

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    After raising £85,000 for the Alzheimer's Society, a family from Sheffield has won a national award.

    Brailey family

    Steve Brailey, his wife Julie and Jess his daughter, have won in the ‘Fundraiser of the Year – Group’ category after being inspired to raise the money.

    Julie’s mother died of Alzheimer’s two years ago and Steve’s dad has since also been diagnosed.

    The charity they chose to raise money for funds research into Alzheimer’s and dementia and improves the care of those people living with the conditions.

  7. Challenging exhibition on infant death in Sheffield

    Toby Foster

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Remembering Baby is a moving exhibition aimed at challenging the taboos around child loss, stillbirth and miscarriage.

    Exhibition images

    It’s at the Arthouse in Sheffield City Centre and opened today,

    The project has been put together by academics from the University of Sheffield with help from local parents who've lost their child at the start of life.

    Items on display
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    Severe accident: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

    BBC News Travel

    M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe accident, between J22 for A672 and J23 for A640.

    M62 West Yorkshire - Queuing traffic and one lane closed on M62 eastbound between J22, A672 (Rishworth Moor) and J23, A640 (Huddersfield), because of an accident.

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

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    Severe accident: A642 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A642 West Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between A63 Selby Road and Brecks Lane affecting Swillington Lane.

    A642 West Yorkshire - A642 Wakefield Road in Swillington blocked and very slow traffic southbound between the A63 Selby Road junction and the Brecks Lane junction, because of an accident involving two vehicles. Congestion on A63 Selby Road to the Swillington Lane junction.

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

  10. BreakingTwo children in hospital after crash outside a school

    Two children have been taken to hospital after a car crash this afternoon outside Allerton Grange School in Leeds.

    The 11 and 12-year-olds were seriously injured and the driver of the car was also injured.

    The school has just tweeted this update:

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    View more on twitter
  11. Sheffield tycoon donates £1.1m for skills in schools

    Sheffield Star

    A Sheffield-born tech tycoon is spending more than £1m of his own money on a foundation to boost computer science in city schools.

    David Richards
  12. Name of man found dead in Bradford road released

    The name of a man whose body was found on a busy road in Bradford has been released by police.

    Shipley Airedale Road

    Mark Paul Walker, who was 37 and from Bradford, was hit by a car when he was crossing the Shipley Airedale Road at 11:50 on 28 November.

    Officers say a 25-year-old man from Bradford was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving and has since been released.

    Meanwhile, West Yorkshire Police say they're still trying to find a person who was with Mr Walker in the moments before he died.

    Quote Message: We are urging that person to come forward and speak with us, so we can establish Mark’s final movements before he died." from Sgt Mat Tunney West Yorkshire Police
    Sgt Mat TunneyWest Yorkshire Police
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    Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between J37 for A628 Barnsley and J36 for A61 Birdwell affecting J38 for A637 Darton.

    M1 South Yorkshire - Two lanes closed and stop-start traffic on M1 southbound between J37, A628 (Barnsley) and J36, A61 (Birdwell), because of an accident. Congestion to J38, A637 (Darton).

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

  14. Travel update: Road closed in Leeds causing delays

    BBC News Travel

    Following the crash outside Allerton Grange School this afternoon, there are traffic problems in the area:

    View more on twitter
  15. Police concern for missing Barnsley man

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    John O’Neill was last seen on Friday in the Staincross area of Barnsley.

    The 45 year-old may have travelled to Sussex but police are keen to hear from anyone may have seen him.

    Police say there's growing concern for his welfare.

    John O'Neill
  16. BreakingTwo children seriously injured outside Leeds school

    Two children have been left seriously injured after a car crash outside a school in Leeds.

    Allerton Grange School

    The children, aged 11 and 12, were on foot when the car hit them just after 15:10 this afternoon outside Allerton Grange School in Moortown.

    The driver is also injured and all three have been taken to hospital for treatment. We don't know what condition they're currently in.

    BBC Yorkshire has contacted the school.

  17. BreakingTwo children seriously injured in crash

    Two children have been seriously injured after a car hit them outside a school in Leeds.

    More to follow..