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  1. Cyber attack: North Yorkshire patients urged to 'use NHS wisely'
  2. Cyber attack: blood test appointments cancelled in Pickering
  3. Teenager killed in motorway crash
  4. Men armed with axe and hammer raid Leeds jewellers
  5. Appeal after street brawl in Doncaster
  6. River searches resume 18-months after Skipton man's disappearance in York
  7. Asparagus grower builds railway to gather in his crop
  8. Happy Valley wins two Bafta awards
  9. Updates on Monday 15 May 2017

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By Andrew Barton, Oli Constable and Nick Wilmshurst

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That's all from Monday....

Those are all the updates from Monday 15 May.

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Rangi Chase

Castleford Tigers half-back Rangi Chase joins Super League rivals Widnes Vikings on loan until the end of the season.

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General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:  

Assel Al-Essaie

Assel Al-Essaie, 23, was shot in the chest in Daniel Hill, Walkley, on 18 February.

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Our five top stories from 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. Three arrested after woman found dead in Leeds
  2. Cyber attack: North Yorkshire patients urged to 'use NHS wisely'
  3. Men armed with hammer and axe rob jewellers
  4. A very 'Happy Valley' - Yorkshire series Bafta win
  5. The dream of steam - A Tornado takes to the telly

See you tomorrow.

Salma Yaqoob

Bradford West was held by George Galloway until May 2015 when he was beaten by Labour's Naz Shah.

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Thousands turn out for Jeremy Corbyn speech

The Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has been in West Yorkshire again today, earlier he was in Hebden Bridge talking about investment for the future.

A crowd of around 3,000 people packed a courtyard, road and parts of a park opposite Brudenell Social Club in Leeds. 

Brudenell Social Club

The popular underground music venue is in Hyde Park, which houses many of the city's students. 

It is in the constituency of Leeds North West, held by Liberal Democrat Greg Mulholland.

West Yorkshire brewery 'keeping British history alive'

A brewery in West Yorkshire's been named one of the best in the world for visitors. 

Northern Monk
Stephen Craven

The Lonely Planet travel guide has identified Northern Monk in Leeds as one which is "changing the way people view beer". 

The guide says brewery tours are a wonderful way to engage with British history.

Teenage girl missing from Harrogate

Have you seen this missing teenager from Harrogate?

Kelly Dion Rutherford
North Yorkshire Police

Kelly Dion Rutherfordm, 16, was last seen in Harrogate in the early hours of 6 May.

Police say that despite "extensive investigations" and numerous unconfirmed sightings they've been unable to find her.

Officers believe she may have spent time in Ripon and also has connections to Leeds.

Man dies as car veers off road

A man in his 50s has died in a crash near Pickering.

Pickering crash

The accident happened last night on Malton Road when a blue Mini Cooper veered off the road, through a fence and into a garden near the Black Bull Inn.

The driver man was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Another man, thought to be in his 20s was taken to hospital. His injuries were not believed to be life-threatening.

Both men are from the Ryedale area.

Jonny Brownlee changes face of Leeds Town Hall

Leeds Town Hall has a new look ahead of the Columbia Threadneedle World Triathlon next month.


The event takes place on 10 and 11 June and Leeds' Olympic silver medallist Jonny Brownlee unveiled the huge poster. 

The world’s best triathletes will arrive in the city next month in the fourth leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series. 

Last year's event saw more than 80,000 spectators come to the city. 

The race starts in Roundhay Park and will see triathletes race through the streets of Leeds before finishing in Millennium Square.

Last year, it was a wall of noise with the streets packed full of fans. As an athlete you can’t ask for more."

Jonny BrownleeTriathlete

Rush hour travel latest

BBC News Travel

As we creep towards the big drive home tonight, here's a quick look on twitter across Yorkshire's public transport.

Apart from a few small problems it's not looking so bad so far:

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Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, between J25 for A644 and J26 for M606.

M62 West Yorkshire - Slow traffic and one lane closed on M62 eastbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) and J26, M606 (Chain Bar), because of a broken down lorry.

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

Nathan Thomas

Sheffield United sign Hartlepool midfielder Nathan Thomas for an undisclosed fee on a three-year deal.

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Police want this man after bank cards were taken

Police are looking for this man after a woman's purse was stolen and her cards used in shops across Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire. 

British Transport Police

The theft happened after the woman fell asleep on a train between Doncaster and Retford last month. 

When she woke up, she realised her purse had been taken from her bag under her seat. 

Her contactless bank cards were used at Superdrug, Asda and Bustens in Retford. 

They were later used at other shops in the Wakefield, Pontefract and  Leeds areas.

Watch: Woman fined after walking alongside train tracks

A woman has been fined £665 after being caught trespassing on the train tracks between Wombwell and Barnsley stations.

Jane Richardson, 51, from Woodhead Road in Huddersfield walked along the tracks for 40 minutes on 2 March, leading to six trains being delayed.

British Transport Police say taking a shortcut home along rail tracks may seem the quickest way but it's "dangerous, reckless and not worth the risk".

BreakingTwo more arrests after woman found dead

Two more men have been arrested after the discovery of a woman's body in Leeds.

Three men are now in custody after the find in woodlands in the city.

Murder scene

The body of a 26-year-old woman was found by joggers yesterday morning in woods near Alwoodley Crags car park in Alwoodley.   

Two men, aged 32 and 70, from Leeds, were arrested this afternoon on suspicion of murder. Police also say they are examining a vehicle. 

A 26-year-old man, from Leeds, who was arrested earlier on suspicion of murder, is still in custody. 

We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area over the weekend."

Det Ch Insp Stuart SpencerWest Yorkshire Police

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn in Calder Valley

Labour's leader Jeremy Corbyn has been in West Yorkshire today and says the focus has to be on investing for the future.

He criticised newspaper coverage of the general election campaign saying "you read negativity, you read attacks, you read personal abuse".

Jeremy Corbyn
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Do we spend the next five years reducing tax for corporations and the very rich, or do spend the next five years investing all across the country in good infrastructure, in sustainable industries, in the good services we need, in our young people and the skills that they need."

Jeremy CorbynLabour leader in West Yorkshire

Students' Union offers ice cream deal

Are you a student who might fancy a free ice-cream but you're not registered to vote?

The National Union for Students is touring student unions this week to try and get as many students to sign up to vote in the general election on 8 June.

Ice cream handed to student

They've been taking their ice-cream van around the country and today stopped off in Sheffield encouraging students to sign up.

The deal is simple: Sign up to vote and get your hands on an ice-cream!

Probably not something for the manifesto though.

Police divers due to renew river search

A renewed search for a Skipton man who went missing after a night out in York has been postponed for a day.

Rory Johnson-Hatfield
North Yorkshire Police

Rory Johnson-Hatfield was last seen by the River Ouse on a night out in November 2015.

Police divers had been due to be at Naburn Lock and Selby today.

Police say they hope to search the area tomorrow.

Man quizzed over attack on pay-and-display box

A man has been arrested after an alleged theft from a pay and display car park machine in Richmond.

Car stopped on A19
Sergeant Paul Cording

North Yorkshire Police say two men were seen drilling near the machine in the town at about 21:00 on Saturday night.

A tip-off led to a car being stopped on the A63 near Selby where a number of coins were recovered.

The man has been released and inquiries continue.

Multiple sex offender jailed for 12 years

A teenager has been jailed for 12 years after admitting four sex offences, four robberies and a wounding.

Ismael Admassu
South Yorkshire Police

Ismael Admassu, 19, of Deer Park Road in Stannington appeared at Sheffield Crown court on Friday.

Admassu was arrested and charged with the offences in October 2016 over sex assaults and physical attacks on four women, before stealing money and valuables from them.

He has been placed on the Sex Offenders Register indefinitely.

Watch: 'It's okay not to be okay!' - 100 mile Yorkshire coast swim

Gary Marshall is planning to be the first person to attempt to swim the 100 miles of the Yorkshire and Humber coast. 

He's also raising money for Sheffield Flourish and raising awareness about mental health:

Carlos Carvalhal relishing play-off clash

Sheffield Wednesday head coach Carlos Carvalhal says they're now looking forward to having a "final at Hillsborough" when they play their play-off semi-final second leg against Huddersfield Town.

The Owls drew their away game against Huddersfield 0-0 on Sunday.

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Sheffield Wednesday will play Huddersfield Town on Wednesday, with the winner booking their place in the final of the Championship play-offs at Wembley.

Severe accident: A629 West Yorkshire both ways

BBC News Travel

A629 West Yorkshire both ways severe accident, between B6265 Skipton Road and East Avenue.

A629 West Yorkshire - A629 Skipton Road in Keighley closed and heavy traffic in both directions between Cliffe Castle Roundabout and the East Avenue junction, because of an accident and an oil spillage.

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

Teenager killed in motorway crash

A teenage boy's died after being catapulted from a car during a crash on the M18 near Doncaster. 

The 17-year-old from Oldham was a passenger in a black BMW which veered off the carriageway at around 19:30 on Saturday evening, before flipping onto its roof.

He was thrown from the car and onto a blue Citroen Picasso that was travelling in the same direction.

Ballot deadline on Jobcentre future

A ballot over the taking of industrial action against plans to close Sheffield Eastern Avenue Jobcentre ends today.

Forty-eight PCS union members in the Department for Works and Pension are being asked if they want to strike in an attempt to keep it open.

The ballot has been running over the weekend.

Job centre sign

Men armed with hammer and axe rob jewellers

Two men, one armed with a hammer and the other with an axe, smashed the window of a jewellers in Leeds this morning as staff hid in a backroom.

Brown's jewellers

It happened a 11:09 at Brown's Jewellers at the Crossgates Shopping Centre as the men broke through the window and stole a number of expensive watches.

As they were raiding the shop and staff took refuge in a backroom, the robbers told passers-by to stay back.

The suspects drove off  in a black Ford Fiesta, which they then abandoned behind the Britannia Hotel, in Mill Green View.

The staff have been left shaken, which was also witnessed by members of the public who were warned by the men to stay away."

Det Insp Richard HolmesWest Yorkshire Police

Leeds United: West Brom wary of compensation fee for Leeds full-back

BBC Sport

West Brom will end their interest in Leeds defender Charlie Taylor if an agreement over compensation cannot be reached, manager Tony Pulis insists.

Charlie Taylor

The 23-year-old, who joined Leeds aged nine, is out of contract this summer.

However, as he is under 24, any club he signs for would have to pay Leeds a fee related to his development.

Pulis said: "A tribunal could put an extraordinary amount of money on it and you're stuck with it. It's a risk that, at this moment, is not worth taking."

Watch: Being a parent with dementia

Jenny Eells

BBC Radio Sheffield

A dad who was diagnosed with Alzheimers at just 48-years-old says he tried to hide it from his wife.

Simon Wade, from Sheffield, is one of 850,000 people who live with dementia in the UK.

We've been spending time with him at the start of Dementia Awareness Week.

Travel update: Problems on M62 eastbound

BBC News Travel

There's nothing like news of a long tailback on the M62 on a dreary Monday lunchtime to lift your spirits:

Highways England/Crown Copyright

A vehicle has broken down on the M62 eastbound at J26 taking out a lane, there are now three miles of queues.

Highways England say they expect to have the road fully reopened just after 13:00.

Warning after cafe phone thefts

South Yorkshire Police are warning people to watch out after a number of distraction thefts from cafés in Sheffield city centre.

The technique is to put a leaflet on top of a phone that's been left on a table and then distract the victim, before making off with the phone.

Rotherham cafe
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Police says if anyone approaches your table - put your phone in a bag or pocket.

Severe disruption: M62 West Yorkshire eastbound

BBC News Travel

M62 West Yorkshire eastbound severe disruption, at J26 for M606 affecting J25 for A644.

M62 West Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M62 eastbound at J26, M606 (Chain Bar), because of a broken down vehicle. Congestion to J25, A644 (Brighouse).

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

Watch: 'Training' asparagus to grow?

Cara Thorpe

BBC Radio York News

North Yorkshire's asparagus season is officially underway and one grower, near Pickering, has a really unusual way of harvesting their crop.

I've been to meet Karl Avison, at the Cedar Barn farm shop, who has built his own railway to gather in his veg.

He says the asparagus shoots up so quickly - sometimes eight inches a day - you can almost see it growing.

Karl lets family fruit pickers ride on the train too, but as you'll see here, it looks like he quite enjoys being a big kid himself:

Severe disruption: A1(M) West Yorkshire southbound

BBC News Travel

A1(M) West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J41 for M62 and J40 for A1.

A1(M) West Yorkshire - One lane closed, queuing traffic and long delays on A1(M) southbound between J41 M62 and J40 A1, because of a broken down vehicle.

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

Car seized after being driven on wrong side of road

A driver of a white Mercedes Benz car who was stopped after driving on the wrong side of the road has had their car taken off them.

The driver was caught on Penistone Road close to Hillsborough Stadium and South Yorkshire Police say the person was over the prescribed limit of either drink or drugs.

Car being recovered
South Yorkshire Police

How to vote in the general election if it's your first time

BBC Newsbeat

With just a week to go until the registration to vote in the general election closes, you may have already received your polling card.

The Electoral Commission estimates around one in six people in Yorkshire are not correctly registered to vote.

Across the country almost a third of those aged under 34 aren't on the register.

Polling Card

There are roughly 750,000 people who will be able to vote for the first time in their lives on 8 June.

Once registered, you'll get a polling card in the post before voting day.

This will tell you where to go on 8 June.

Polling stations are open from 07:00 until 22:00.

Promotion to sergeant? You'll need to know your furlongs from your poles

With the start of the May GCSE exam period now under way, South Yorkshire Police have tweeted this picture of the promotion exam from 1924.

It's what police officers would have had to take for their promotion to sergeant and it looks interesting!

Exam paper
South Yorkshire Police

Elderly woman hit by car in Horsforth

A woman in her 80s has been left with a broken knee and ribs after being hit by a car in Horsforth. 

Low Lane

Police say they're looking for witnesses to the incident that happened at about 07:30 on Friday morning.

A black Fiat Punto hit the woman on Low Lane on as she was crossing the road.