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  1. Sheffield 'terror plot': Man released without charge
  2. Sex ban man John O'Neill has terms cut to two years
  3. Man dies following South Yorkshire house fire
  4. Two arrested on suspicion of murder after man's death in Leeds
  5. Sheffield bar to remain closed for at least a week after stabbings
  6. Vigil to mark one year since man shot dead by police on M62
  7. Updates on Tuesday 2 January 2018

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By Elly Fiorentini, Adam Pinder-Smith and Nick Wilmshurst

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  1. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J42 for M62 and J41 for A650.

    M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J42, M62 (Lofthouse) and J41, A650 (Carrgate), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, at J42 for M62.

    M1 West Yorkshire - M1 lane closed on entry slip road and slow traffic southbound at J42, M62 (Lofthouse), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  3. 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.

    Meanwhile, updates on breaking news will continue right here throughout the night.

    But before we go let's look back at some of our top stories from today:

    1. Sheffield man arrested over alleged Christmas "terror plot" is released without charge
    2. A York man's ban on having sex without first telling police is reduced to two years
    3. Man dies in a fire in Barnsley
    4. Sheffield bar closed after five stabbings
    5. Watch: Luxury sports car crashes into vehicle in Bradford
  4. Watch: Muslim youth from across UK clean New Year streets

    Hundreds of Muslims from across the UK took part in litter-picking sessions on New Year's morning.

    The mass clean-up was organised by the Ahmadiyya Muslim Youth Association in liaison with local councils.

    A total of 50 volunteers cleaned Huddersfield's streets, with Kirklees Council providing the litter-picking equipment, while others were out and about in places such as Rotherham and Keighley:

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    Video caption: Young Muslims from the Ahmadiyya Community spent the New Year cleaning up the streets.
  5. Much Ado About Nothing: Council struggles with library pun

    Major disappointment for people who use the library in Doncaster...

    ...But also a chance for people at the council to have a laugh on twitter:

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  6. Sex ban man John O'Neill has terms cut to two years

    A man's ban on having sex without first telling police has been reduced to two years.

    John O'Neill

    John O'Neill, from York, had been given a Sexual Risk Order (SRO) for an indefinite length of time, which had several conditions attached to it.

    North Yorkshire Police applied for the ban to be reduced to two years, to allow the court to be able to review it to see if it should be continued.

    A judge at York Crown Court set the order to end on 22 September 2018.

    The ruling was made on 21 December last year.

    The SRO requires Mr O'Neill to disclose any planned sexual activity to the police or face up to five years in prison.

  7. BreakingSheffield 'terror plot': Man released without charge

    A Sheffield man arrested last week over an alleged Christmas "terror plot" has been released without charge.

    Police cordon

    Police say they are satisfied there are no grounds to charge the 21-year-old man, from the Fir Vale area of the city, with any offences.

    In a statement, counter-terror police say: "We would like to reassure the public that public safety remains our priority at all times."

    Two other men, Andy Sami Star, 31, who owns a chip shop in Chesterfield, and 22-year-old Farhad Salah, from Sheffield, have previously been charged with terrorism offences and remain in custody.

  8. Huddersfield Town sign Monaco defender Kongolo on loan

    BBC Sport

    Huddersfield have signed Monaco and Netherlands defender Terence Kongolo on loan for the rest of the season.

    Kongolo in action

    Terriers manager David Wagner was keen to bolster his defensive options this month, and Kongolo has been signed before Saturday's FA Cup tie at Bolton.

    The 23-year-old only joined Monaco from Dutch side Feyernoord in the summer for 15m euros (£13.38m).

    "Terence is a top player who we've followed from his time at Feyenoord," said Wagner.

  9. Vigil marks one year since Yassar Yaqub shooting

    A vigil is due to be held later in memory of Yassar Yaqub, who was shot dead by police officers near junction 24 of the M62 a year ago today.

    Yassar Yaqub

    The Independent Police Complaints Commission said in October 2017 that it cannot publish its findings into the incident until criminal proceedings are complete.


    Here's what we know now about the incident and its aftermath:

    • Yassar Yaqub, 28, from Huddersfield, was a passenger in a car when he was shot near junction 24 on the evening of 2 January last year
    • A gun was found in the footwell of the Audi car by West Yorkshire Police
    • The driver, Moshin Amin, from Dewsbury, is due to stand trial accused of firearms offences
    • He denies charges of possession of a firearm with intent to cause of fear of violence, possession of a sound moderator and possession of ammunition
    • None of the police officers involved had been wearing cameras
    • Police officers had been travelling in four unmarked vehicles before the shooting
  10. Listen: Rail fare rises 'bad news for all' - Green Party

    Howard Pressman

    Presenter, BBC Radio Sheffield

    Rail passengers in Yorkshire have seen an increase in fares from today, with two train operators, Northern and Transpennine Express, both putting their prices up by just under 5% on average.

    Nationally, the increase in fares is the biggest since 2013, but industry bosses have promised the extra money will be invested back into the railways.

    Natalie Bennett, from the Green Party, was part of protest at Sheffield railway station this morning about the additional costs for passengers which she describes as "bad news":

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    Video caption: Natalie Bennett on train fare increase.
  11. Roads to close around Leeds' Bridgewater Place

    Roads around Bridgewater Place in Leeds, Yorkshire's tallest building, are set to close again tonight as forecast high winds move in:

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    A project to deflect strong winds around the building hasn't yet been completed, meaning that officials still have to take the precautionary measure.

    Bridgewater place

    The building's owner, CPPI, has already installed three "sails" on Water Lane beside the 32-storey structure.

    Dr Edward Slaney was killed next to the building in March 2011 when a lorry was blown on top of him by the wind.

  12. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J35 for A629 Rotherham and J34 for A631.

    M1 South Yorkshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M1 southbound between J35, A629 (Rotherham) and J34, A631 (Meadowhall), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  13. Messages from fraud victims to be shown on cash machines

    The stories of people who've been targeted by fraudsters and lost money are to appear on cash machines across North Yorkshire in a bid to help people protect themselves.

    Fraud phone calls can catch people out

    The ATM messages are part of a multi-media anti-fraud campaign launched by North Yorkshire Police which will also include a newspaper ad campaign.

    Det Insp Jon Hodgeon, head of fraud and economic crime for the North Yorkshire force, says fraud is a "significant problem" in the county and there's usually a spike in incidents in January.

  14. Annual school bird watch under way

    Adam Pinder-Smith

    BBC Yorkshire Live

    Schoolchildren across Yorkshire are are set to take part in the RPSB's Big School Birdwatch campaign which begins today.


    The scheme, which concludes at half-term, encourages children to get outdoors and count the number of blackbirds, robins and other birds they see as part of the world's biggest school wildlife survey.

    Since its inception in 2002, it's estimated that nearly one million pupils have taken part across the UK, with more than 850 teachers and students getting involved in Yorkshire alone in 2017.

  15. Sheffield bar to remain closed for at least a week

    Mark Ansell

    Reporter, BBC Look North

    Magistrates in Sheffield have decided a city centre bar will remain shut for at least the next seven days after five men were left with stab and slash wounds during an altercation at the venue on New Year's Day.

    Crystal Bar in Sheffield

    The incident occurred at the Crystal Bar at about 02:30 yesterday morning and left two men, one aged 20 and the other 22, both in hospital in what's been described as a serious but stable condition.

    Quote Message: It is not clear at this time what type of weapon caused the men's injuries. We are not aware of any other linked incidents on the night." from DC Kate Naughton South Yorkshire Police
    DC Kate NaughtonSouth Yorkshire Police