4 September 2014
Is the Scottish Referendum giving more clout to calls for more powers in Yorkshire?
A man pleads guilty to killing two people in Bradford.
Councils in England are calling for more local powers, a move backed by a group of regional newspapers including the Yorkshire Post.
A West Yorkshire council wins a 1m euro (£800,000) prize in a global competition.
Team news as St Helens host Castleford Tigers in Friday's First Utility Super League play-offs at Langtree Park (20:00 BST).
Paul Hudson is the weather presenter and climate correspondent for BBC Look North in Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.
How will the Scottish vote change Yorkshire? It's a big topic this morning in the wake of the No vote north of the border.
"Yorkshire has always seen itself as superior to everywhere else, so there is a bit of that in it," says the bard of Barnsley, poet Ian McMillan.
"But there is a serious side to the debate too."
We've introduced BBC Local Live to bring you news, sport, travel and weather updates from West Yorkshire in one place. We'd like to know what you think.
The Hunslet Club tweets: "What are YOU doing to help young people reach their full potential? Contact us at The Club if you can help volunteer and change lives."
The club says it provides a range of activities to hundreds of young people in Leeds including sports, dance, arts and drama.
An Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation into allegations against a former inspector with West Yorkshire Police having 'acted on behalf' of Jimmy Savile by inappropriately contacting Surrey Police ahead of a police interview in 2009 is nearing completion.
The investigation is looking into what knowledge the former inspector had of any letters received making accusations against Savile and what action, if any, was taken in respect of them. The former inspector has been interviewed under criminal caution by an IPCC investigator.
A friends group has been set up to maintain the cemetery at a Grade II listed Leeds church amid claims its owners are failing to act.
The Church of England sold St John's Church in Roundhay in 2010 for a nominal £1 to the Pentecostal City Mission, a small London-based evangelical church.
St John's, which was built in 1826, is not in use and it has been claimed that the mission are not maintaining the grounds.
The leader of Leeds City Council Council has called for more devolution from Whitehall.
Keith Wakefield said: "The Scottish Referendum has proved people feel passionately about, and want to get involved with, political debate when it directly involves them and their local communities.
"This result reinforces the widespread belief that further devolution must happen, giving local people much more say and control over spending and investment in their areas."
This is the man who has admitted killing two people in Bradford.
Austin Brayford, 33, pleaded guilty at at Bradford Crown Court to murdering Helen Dawson, 48, and Ivor Spratek, 40, on 13 July.
Police discovered the bodies of Mrs Dawson and Mr Spratek at a house in Sawrey Place, near to the city centre. Brayford, also of Sawrey Place, was remanded in custody ahead of sentencing at Leeds Crown Court on 8 October.
A man's admitted killing two people in at a house in Bradford in July. Austin Brayford, 33, pleaded guilty to murdering Helen Dawson and Ivor Spratek. Listen live to the 13:00 bulletin.
A shopkeeper is locked in a legal battle over the sale of women's underwear and pyjamas at Leeds St James's Hospital.
Markku Blackburn, from Beeston, was given exclusive rights to sell lingerie and nightwear at The Clothes Shop - an outlet he opened in the Gledhow wing in 2011.
But he claims his business lost tens of thousands of pounds in potential profits after another shop began selling similar items.
A Bradford man was part of a plot to smuggle heroin with a street value of £37m found hidden in a Jaguar being imported into the UK, a court heard.
The battered X-type had no ignition, no electrics and could not be driven, but was "rammed" with 316 packets of the drug hidden in the bumpers, wheel arches, the dashboard, central consul, spare wheel compartment, engine and rear seating.
On the eve of the West Yorkshire derby between Leeds United and Huddersfield Town, Radio Leeds' West Yorkshire Sport tweets: #htafc Lee Peltier expects stick from #lufc fans at ER:"My relationship with them is a bit awkward, we have banter & I respect all of them."
Speaking in the last hour on Radio Leeds, Gerry Sutcliffe, the Bradford South Labour MP, says the upshot of the Scottish Referendum should be more power for West Yorkshire.
Listen live to BBC Radio Leeds.
Bradford Council tweets: Residents of Cullingworth are being encouraged to have their say on a proposed plan for the village.
Neighbourhood Development Plans give people a greater say over any form of development in their communities, Cullingworth Parish Council has applied to Bradford Council for permission to prepare one for the village.
RSPCA inspectors are urging any witnesses to come forward after a gravely ill Akita puppy was dumped by a roadside in Ripponden.
The four-month-old female pup was found hidden in undergrowth next to a road by Booth Wood Reservoir by passers-by who called the RSPCA for help when they heard her screaming out in pain.
Let's not wish the year away but Paul Goodyear took this autumnal picture at Temple Newsam.
If you taken a similar picture showing West Yorkshire at its best, why not send it to me by email.
Videos highlighting the dangers of York's rivers have been made by the family and friends of people who've lost their lives in the water.
This year, three people have drowned on nights out in the city including Jackie Roberts's daughter Megan, from Wetherby. She drowned in the River Ouse earlier this year.
The videos are part of a new safety campaign by the police and the council. Listen to more on Radio Leeds.
Scot Malcolm Campbell was dressed to impress when he came into the studios in Leeds to talk to Wes Butters.
It got me thinking. What would you say was Yorkshire's national costume? If the county gets more powers should we adopt one? Send you suggestions to by email to email@example.com
Councillors have expressed concern over plans for a pedestrian crossing improvement in Silsden.
Bradford Council has submitted plans for the puffin crossing, near the Elliott Street junction, and intends to build it before Christmas. It will replace an existing zebra crossing, but the location will be moved nearer to existing pedestrian crossings further along Kirkgate.
There are concerns over the location and delays to the plan.
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Northern Rail tweets: Due to an earlier "operating incident" the 10:26 Doncaster to Leeds (due 11:14) will now be started from Wakefield Westgate.
News at 10:00: The historic hotel where discussions took place to form Leeds United is reopening as a pub.
The Griffin Hotel on Boar Lane is now called simply The Griffin.
Listen to more on BBC Radio Leeds.
A desperate plea for speeding drivers to slow down has been launched in Leeds, amid fears that it is a matter of time until someone is killed.
Despite speed humps being installed in Newhall Road, Belle Isle, three years ago, residents say joyriders have continued putting lives at risk by travelling as fast as twice the 30mph speed limit, causing a series of cars to be rolled and several more to be damaged on the estate.
You can read Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson's verdict on his side's mauling at Wigan in the Super League play-offs on Thursday night.
Paul Anderson said the defeat was "embarrassing"
In the news at 09:00: The mother of a West Yorkshire student, who drowned on a night out, is helping to launch a new safety campaign today.
Megan Roberts from Wetherby is one of three people to die in York's rivers this year.
Listen to more on BBC Radio Leeds.
Join me from 09:00 because I want to hear your reaction to the Scottish referendum vote. I'll have Malcolm Campbell a proud Scot who lives in West Yorkshire joining me.
I'll also speak to Richard Carter leader of the political party Yorkshire First. Listen live.
After the historic No vote in the Scottish referendum, councils in England are calling for an urgent meeting of a constitutional convention to consider the wider impact of the decision.
A group of regional newspapers, including the Yorkshire Post, issued a joint call for more powers for the north of England. The Yorkshire Post says "Britain? It won't ever be the same again" on its front page.
Titles also including The Journal and The Chronicle, both in Newcastle, the Northern Echo in Darlington, Middlesbrough's Gazette and the Manchester Evening News said the regions should be given "far more control over its own affairs".
A West Yorkshire council has won a 1m euro (£800,000) prize in a global competition.
Kirklees Council joined the ranks of winners in other top flight cities such as Barcelona, Athens and Stockholm.
The authority was one of five UK finalists in former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg's Philanthropies Challenge.
It will be a dull, damp and misty start to the day with patchy drizzle in places.
It might become a little brighter although most places will remain cloudy, with a risk of isolated showers. Maximum temperature 19C (66F). Check the forecast near you.
BBC Travel is reporting an accident at Gooder Lane, in Brighouse on the A641 Huddersfield Road. It means you should approach with care in both directions.
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