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Kat Harbourne, Elly Fiorentini and Shahid Hussain

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  1. That's all from Tuesday...

    Those are all the updates from Yorkshire on Tuesday 28 February 2017.

    If you want to catch up on all the latest news, sport, weather and travel update from across Yorkshire on Wednesday 1 March, click here .

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    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, at J47 for A642.

    M1 West Yorkshire - M1 exit slip road closed southbound at J47, A642 (Garforth), because of roadworks. Diversion in operation - via J46. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M18 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M18 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J2 for A1 and J3 for A6182.

    M18 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M18 northbound between J2 A1(M) and J3, A6182 (St Catherines), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

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    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, at J35 for A629 Rotherham.

    M1 South Yorkshire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road northbound at 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

  5. Today's top stories from across Yorkshire

    Shahid Hussain

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    That's all from us for today, but remember that news, sport and travel updates will continue right here throughout this evening and overnight.

    We'll be back with all the latest live updates from across Yorkshire from 06:30 on Wednesday morning.

    In the meantime, here's a reminder of just some of the top stories we've been covering today:

    1. A coroner  delivers his conclusions at the inquest into the deaths of 30 British tourists,  including Sharon and Christopher Bell from Leeds.
    2. Three men  have been jailed for manslaughter and fraud  after organising a "crash for cash" plot which killed a great grandmother from Leeds in 2014
    3. The sister of murdered Batley and Spen Labour MP Jo Cox  has spoken of the effect her killing has had on their family
    4. You might have to hold off on that second drink - here's why the price of a pint could rise
    5. Going beyond the call of duty!: Here's how a York police officer saved Larry The Labrador's life
  6. Fancy a Yorkshire Pancake?

    BBC Look North

    Have you had your pancake yet? If you're waiting till you go home then you should really be having your pancakes the Yorkshire way. 

    Here's how:

    Video content

    Video caption: Have your pancake the Yorkshire Way
  7. Yorkshire's weather forecast

    Abbie Dewhurst

    Weather Presenter, BBC Look North

    Tonight will see showery rain spreading eastwards, clearing out into the North Sea later in the night. 

    Skies will clear from the west and the wind will ease allowing a widespread frost as temperatures drop to about 1C (34F). 

    Thursday will start fine with sunny spells, but scattered wintry showers will develop for a time with rain arriving to the south of the region later with highs of about 8C (46F). 

    Weather graphic
  8. Last chance to see Leeds lit up pink

    LGBT History Month comes to an end in Leeds today, and it's your last chance to see the city lit up to mark the month-long celebration.

    A number of prominent city centre buildings including Leeds Town Hall and the First Direct Arena have been lit up pink, while rainbow flags fly at Leeds Town Hall and the Civic Hall.

    As well as February marking LGBT History month, this year also marks the passing of an important milestone - the 50th anniversary of the decriminalisation of homosexuality in England:

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  9. Uninsured drivers lead to cannabis farm in Leeds

    How about this for a good day at work...

    West Yorkshire Police stumbled on this cannabis farm in Leeds after following up on uninsured and unlicensed drivers in Leeds:

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  10. Rotherham United Community Sports Trust scoops top award

    Rotherham United Community Sports Trust has been named the North East and Yorkshire Community Club of the Year for the second year in a row.

    Rotherham United

    Judges praised the work the trust does to engage local communities, especially Muslim women, who have low participation in sport.

    The trust has now been nominated for the National Community Club of the Year Award alongside five other English Football League clubs. 

    Quote Message: We are absolutely thrilled to have won the regional Community Club of the Year award and to be in the mix for the national award against five strong opponents" from Jamie Noble Head of Community
    Jamie NobleHead of Community
  11. Selby pilot challenges jail term

    A pilot from North Yorkshire nicknamed "Biggles" who used his aerial photography business to front a £33.5m cocaine smuggling racket is appealing against his 19-year jail sentence.


    Andrew Wright, of Toad Hall, Selby, North Yorkshire, was  jailed last February  after admitting conspiracy to import cocaine.

    His lawyer claims the punishment overlooked his previous good character. 

    A decision on his appeal will be made at a later date. 

  12. How do you make the perfect pancake?

    Kay Crewdson

    Presenter, BBC Radio York

    It's Shrove Tuesday  - also known, of course, as Pancake Day - and they've been running, skipping, tossing and flipping in Scarborough , Ripon and Northallerton today. 

    I wonder if they were able to eat theirs? I've been to visit the experts at York Market who just might be able to help you create the perfect pancake. 

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    Video caption: Flippiong h
  13. Leeds Co-op store workmates praised for helping to catch sex attacker

    Yorkshire Evening Post

    Two Co-op store workers who helped catch a street sex attacker who preyed on a young woman have been praised by a judge for their "public-spirited actions". 

    Paul Muscroft and Andrew Parkinson
  14. West Yorkshire amnesty nets 100 weapons so far

    If you have any firearms or weapons which could cause serious harm, now's the time to hand them in - no questions asked.

    West Yorkshire Police have had over 100 dangerous weapons handed in so far as part of the force's weapons amnesty:

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  15. Top v bottom as Minstermen head for Imps clash

    David Ward

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    It's top versus bottom tonight when  York City make the short trip to Lincoln City in the National League.

    The Minstermen may have made it through to the semi finals of the FA Trophy, but Lincoln City have also wowed their fans with an FA Cup quarter final draw against Arsenal.

    Ironically, York and Lincoln will meet each other in the FA Trophy.

    York are currently bottom of the National League. Could a win tonight get them off the bottom? 

    You can hear full commentary on BBC Radio York  from 19:00 tonight. 

  16. Traffic and travel: Leeds inner ring road reopens

    BBC Travel

    It looks like things should hopefully be getting back to normal after an incident on the A58 inner ring road in Leeds a little earlier which led to the road being closed:

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  17. Price of a pint set to hit new peak?

    There's a warning we could soon be paying an extra 30p for a pint of beer to cover the cost of rising business rates.

    Gill Furniss

    Sheffield Labour MP Gill Furniss (pictured), a shadow minister, says pubs would be hit with a £421m increase in their bills as a result of the government's rates re-evaluation plans

    She says: "All small businesses - many in Sheffield and Brightside, my own constituency - are in the firing line."

    Local government minister, Brigg and Goole MP Andrew Percy, said the criteria for rate rises had been agreed by the industry. 

  18. Envelope update

    Severe accident: A66 North Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    A66 North Yorkshire westbound severe accident, around Moor Lane.

    A66 North Yorkshire - A66 in Ravensworth blocked and very slow traffic westbound around the Moor Lane junction, because of an accident.

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