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  1. News, sport, weather and travel updates resume from 08:00 on Wednesday
  2. Live updates on Tuesday 7 June 2016

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By Shahid Hussain

All times stated are UK

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  1. Goodbye from our Local Live coverage for today

    Shahid Hussain

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    That's all for our live coverage today. Thanks for being with us and we'll be back from 08:00 on Wednesday for the latest news, sport, travel and weather from across West Yorkshire. 

    For those of you fasting for Ramadan, the sun sets at 21:34 today, give or take a couple of minutes depending on where you are in West Yorkshire. Not long to wait now.

    Here's some of your beautiful sunshine pictures from our BBC Weather Watchers.

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    If you'd like to be a Weather Watcher, just register here  and we could be choosing your picture to put up during our forecasts on Look North, BBC Breakfast and our Local Live pages!   

  2. Weather: Here's what's in store tonight

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    There'll be scattered thunderstorms continuing to develop in places tonight, mostly clearing by dawn. Humid, with lows around 14C (57F) with light northeast wind. 

    Rather cloudy at first tomorrow, brightening up with sunny spells developing, although scattered thunderstorms are again possible, mainly in Pennine areas. 

    Fresher but still warm with highs around 22C (72F). Light northeast wind. 

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  3. Customer held at gunpoint as student robs the same Bradford bank twice in two months to pay off debt

    Yorkshire Post

    An aviation student from Bradford has been jailed for seven-and-a-half years after robbing a bank twice to pay for damage to a hired sports car.

    The impact of Ahmad Junaid’s offences was so severe that the bank, which he raided twice in two months, was closed permanently for the safety of customers and staff.

    Ahmed Junaid
  4. Headlines: Man admits 'sex worker' killing in Leeds and Bradford man dead after 'targeted' street shooting

    Shahid Hussain

    BBC Local Live, Leeds

    Here are the latest headlines this evening:   

  5. Help us unlock the 3,000 year-old religious secrets of this Dales hill

    Yorkshire Post

    Tourists are being asked to help unlock the secrets of a hill in the Yorkshire Dales which could have a religious history dating back 3,000 years.

    The National Heritage List, the official record of England’s 400,000 significant historic places, is being opened up to contributions from the public for the first time to help increase the information it contains.

    Among them is a prehistoric site on Ingleborough Hill, North Yorkshire, originally thought to be a hill fort, but possibly a religious site dating back 3,000 years.

    ingleborough hill
  6. New Yorkshire Air Ambulance unveiled

    A new Yorkshire Air Ambulance has been unveiled, with the charity promising it will be able to save more lives, fly at night and carry out complex surgical procedures. 

    Here's the first look at the shiny new helicopter!

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    Video caption: It will be able to save more lives, fly at night and carry out complex surgical procedures
  7. Historic EU referendum in more ways than one

    Len Tingle

    Political Editor, BBC Look North

    Excitement grows with just days to go before the vote to decide our future place in Europe.

    The Prime Minister is pinning his political future on the result.

    The Cabinet is so split on the issue that decades of close political allegiance are being shattered in public.

    That was actually the scene 41 years ago in June 1975.

    Harold Wilson with wife Mary

    The Prime Minister campaigning to stay in what was then the seven-member European Economic Community was Labour's Harold Wilson.

    The parallels with today's referendum are remarkable.

    Huddersfield-born Harold Wilson had won a General Election the previous year but to appease a powerful Euro-sceptic arm of his own party he had been reluctantly forced into promising to hold a referendum in his manifesto.  

  8. Tougher licencing laws in Leeds are working to tackle drinking problem

    New licensing laws in a part of Leeds seem to be working.

    A second application for an off licence has been rejected in Armely where there has been complaints about problem drinking.

    Armely councillor Alison Lowe who has been backing the new laws tweeted her reaction.

    Quote Message: Another knock out blow for alcohol sales on Armley Town Street. We won!" from Alison Lowe Leeds Councillor
    Alison LoweLeeds Councillor

    New off-licences will find it more difficult to open, while existing outlets could have trouble renewing their licence if they are selling booze irresponsibly.

    Alice Smart who is the Lead member for Child Friendly Leeds also backed the decisions.

  9. Huddersfield Town have signed goalkeeper Joel Coleman from Oldham

    BBC Sport

    Huddersfield Town have signed Oldham goalkeeper Joel Coleman for an undisclosed fee

    Quote Message: Joel will arrive at the club to challenge for the number one position and with potential to develop into a fantastic goalkeeper. It is unusual for a goalkeeper aged 20 to have Joel's first-team experience. from David Wagner Huddersfield Town Head Coach
    David WagnerHuddersfield Town Head Coach
    Joel Coleman

    The 20-year-old has signed a three-year deal with the Championship side after making 34 appearances last season.  

  10. Huddersfield man attacked as pedestrian attempts to steal car with son inside

    A 38 year old man was pulled from his car as he attempted to stop it from being stolen with his son still inside.

    It happened at 07:30 on Monday 30th May in Cleveland Road, Marsh. 

    As the victim approached the junction with his 13 year old son, he was pulled out of his car after beeping at a passing pedestrian. The attacker got into the car and reversed over the victim's leg before colliding with a garden wall, stamping on his other leg and running off towards Halifax Road.  

    police tape

    The attacker is described as black, aged in his 30's, tall, of muscular build, with a pointed jaw line and facial stubble. He was wearing a Bluetooth headset.    

    Quote Message: This was clearly an extremely frightening experience for the victim and his son. The victim has suffered nasty leg injuries trying to stop this man from driving away in his vehicle with his son still inside. from Detective Constable Mick Cummings Kirklees District CID
    Detective Constable Mick CummingsKirklees District CID
  11. Man admits killing sex worker in Leeds

    Pritti Mistry

    BBC News Online

    A man has admitted killing a 21-year-old Polish national described by police as a sex worker.

    Lewis Pierre, 24, pleaded guilty to robbery and the manslaughter of Daria Pionko but denied murder when he appeared at Leeds Crown Court. 

    Daria Pionko

    Ms Pionko was found seriously injured in Springwell Road, Holbeck, on 23 December 2015. She died in hospital.

    Lewis Pierre, of Mile's Hill, Leeds, was remanded in custody until 27 June to stand trial.

    Ms Pionko was found in a defined, managed, area where sex workers operate during set hours.  

  12. West Yorkshire's Brownlee brothers named for Rio triathlon squad

    West Yorkshire's Alistair and Jonny Brownlee have both been named in @TeamGB triathlon squad for the Rio Olympics.   

    Current Olympic champion Alistair says if anyone beats him in Rio this summer, he'd rather it was Johnny than his Spanish rival Javier Gomez.

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    Video caption: Current Olympic champion Alistair says if anyone beats him in Rio this summer, he'd rather
  13. New bike-borrowing venues unveiled across Yorkshire

    A free scheme to allow children to borrow bikes set up in the aftermath of the 2014 Tour de France in Yorkshire, opens eight new venues - including four in West Yorkshire.

    Tour de Yorkshire crowds on Sutton Bank 2016

    The new bike libraries are to open around Yorkshire bringing the total in the county to 31.

    The project collects unwanted bikes, repairs them and makes them available for free but they must be returned.

  14. How police caught one of the most dangerous criminals in Leeds' recent history

    You may remember hearing about one of West Yorklshire's most horrific crimes last year. 

    It was the rape and violent assault of an 18-year-old woman in Beeston in Leeds who was waiting at a bus stop, was then dragged her into a garden by her attacker, and left for dead after being clubbed with a rock eighteen times. 

    Well the man who tracked and caught the criminal is Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen, of the Homicide and Major Inquiry Team in Leeds. 

    He told BBC Radio Leeds exactly how he put a very dangerous man behind bars for twenty years.

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    Video caption: Detective Superintendent Nick Wallen told BBC Radio Leeds exactly how he put a very danger
  15. Cricket: Yorkshire Vs Worcestershire

    BBC Sport

    As long as the rain stays away, it's a perfect day for cricket!

    You can hear this afternoon's commentary from Yorkshire vs Worcestershire in the Royal London One Day Cup with Dave Callaghan from 14:00 by clicking here.

    Yorkshire players celebrate
  16. Weather: Very warm with a couple of thundery downpours

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    This afternoon it will be very warm with plenty of sunshine, although one or two thundery downpours are possible later

    Maximum temperature will be about 26C (79F). Light and variable wind. 

    Tonight, you can expect isolated thunderstorms continuing for a time, mostly clearing by dawn. Humid, with lows of about 14C (57F) with a light northeast wind. 

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  17. Witness appeal after fatal shooting in Bradford

    More on the news that a murder investigation's been launched after a man died following a shooting incident in Bradford.

    Round Street

    The 30-year-old man died in hospital following the incident in Round Street (pictured) at about 20:00 yesterday. 

    Officers have arrested two men aged 21 and 22 on suspicion of murder and the incident is being treated as a targeted attack.

    Quote Message: Our enquiries are continuing to establish the full circumstances of what happened and the events leading up to it. A man has sadly lost his life and I would urge anyone who saw any suspicious activity last night to contact us, so we can fully investigate this incident. from Detective Chief Inspector Ian Scott West Yorkshire Police
    Detective Chief Inspector Ian ScottWest Yorkshire Police