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Summary

  1. Wentworth Woodhouse sold for £7m
  2. David Storey, Wakefield author of This Sporting Life has died aged 83
  3. The funeral of athlete Derek Ibbotson is taking place in his home town of Huddersfield today.
  4. Body found in derelict Sheffield hotel
  5. Police name boys found dead at foot of cliff
  6. Protected bird of prey found dead in North Yorkshire
  7. Nuclear bomber begins trip to Yorkshire
  8. Updates on Monday 27 March 2017

Live Reporting

By David Ward, Oli Woodcock and Oli Constable

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's it for Monday, follow our news coverage on Tuesday

    That's all for our coverage for Monday.

    If you want to follow our news, sport, weather and travel on Tuesday, then please use this link .

  2. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J39 for A636 Wakefield and J40 for A638 Ossett.

    M1 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 northbound between J39, A636 (Wakefield) and J40, A638 (Ossett), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  3. Our five top stories today

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    That's all from the team 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, sport and travel stories will continue here throughout the night, but before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today:

    1. A Rwandan court has ordered the release of a pregnant woman, Violette Uwamahoro from the Leeds, who was accused of involvement in a plot against Rwanda's government

    2. Rotherham historic house , Wentworth Woodhouse, has been sold for £7m

    3. Two 17-year-old boys found dead at the bottom of a cliff at Saltburn have been named by police

    4. Changes to council car park charges start today across Calderdale but they won't mean everyone has to pay more

    5. A 19-year-old man has been found dead at the old Hallam Tower hotel building on Manchester Road in Sheffield 

    Finally, thanks to  BBC Weather Watcher  Bev for sending in this beautiful picture which she says was taken in Leeds this afternoon:

    Leeds
  4. Watch: Take your alpaca for a walk

    Joshua Cook

    BBC Radio Sheffield

    This is something a little bit different.

    Forget taking the dog for a walk, how about an Alpaca?

    The Holly Hagg Community Farm in Sheffield is offering the opportunity and will use the money raised to fund community projects.

    Video content

    Video caption: Alpaca walking
  5. Yorkshire weather this evening

    Paul Hudson

    Weather presenter, BBC Look North

    Dry but rather cloudy this evening and overnight, any cloud breaks leading to some mist and fog patches. Minimum temperature of about 4C (39F) with a light southeast wind.

    Weather still

    A dry but cloudy start to Tuesday morning. Turning brighter later, with sunny spells developing but also with a risk of scattered showers. Warmer, with high's around 14C (57F) and a light southerly wind.

  6. Takeaway forced to close after anti-social behaviour

    A takeaway in Sheffield has been forced to close by police because of antisocial behaviour problems and drug dealing.

    S1 foodbar frontage

    The S1 Food Bar in Fitzalan Square will be closed for 28 days after an order was applied from Sheffield Magistrates Court.

    The takeaway has also had its licence to sell alcohol and provide ‘late night refreshment’ revoked because of a licencing review last week.

    Quote Message: This takeaway was a persistent problem in Fitzalan Square and we were receiving and responding to numerous reports regarding potential criminality and antisocial behaviour." from South Yorkshire Police
    South Yorkshire Police
  7. Man assaulted in Wakefield

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Police in Wakefield are appealing for information following an assault on a man in Lupset. 

    Officers were called to Old Crown Road on Saturday 25 March at about 18:00. The victim, a man in his 40s, had been driving in the area when a second car approached his vehicle.

    The driver of the second vehicle got out of the car and assaulted the victim. He received a serious head injury in the incident and was taken to hospital for treatment. 

    Quote Message: This was an extremely distressing incident which has left the victim with a significant injury. We are continuing our enquiries to trace those responsible for this attack and would appeal for anyone with information to please get in touch." from Detective Inspector Tim Hunt Wakefield District Police
    Detective Inspector Tim Hunt Wakefield District Police
  8. York City captain faces race against time to make Macclesfield match

    David Ward

    MatchDay Live presenter

    York City captain Simon Heslop is doubtful for tomorrow night's vitally important National League match at Macclesfield.

    The midfielder has a groin problem.

    Simon Heslop

    The game is one of two they have in hand on Woking, who sit just outside the relegation zone, but with five points more than the Minstermen.

  9. Violette Uwamahoro: Rwanda court order release of Leeds woman

    A Rwandan court has ordered the release of a pregnant woman from the United Kingdom who was accused of involvement in a plot against Rwanda's government.

    Violette Uwamahoro with one of her lawyers

    Violette Uwamahoro appeared last week in court in Rwanda's capital Kigali, charged with spreading state secrets.

    A judge said there was no evidence to back up the charges and she should be freed on bail.

    Mrs Uwamahoro, from Leeds, was arrested in February after going to Rwanda for a family funeral.

  10. Watch: Police update on day of action around Sheffield

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    You might have see a lot of police in and around Sheffield today as part of a targeted day of action by South Yorkshire Police. 

    Operation Duxford has seen police and other agencies carry out warrants and target anti-social behaviour across the city.

    View more on twitter
  11. Barnsley man fined for selling dangerous vehicle

    A man from Barnsley has been fined for selling a dangerous car.

    Adam Pistelok, 30, trading as Yorkshire Cars4U, was convicted on Thursday 16 March after selling a Suzuki Jimny last year.

    He pleaded guilty to five offences relating to the sale of the car advertised as being in 'very tidy condition' and with 79,000 miles on the clock - it was actually in extremely poor condition and with a higher mileage than stated.

    He was fined a total of £500 by Barnsley magistrates and ordered to pay a victim surcharge of £50 and £1,500 prosecution costs, as well as refund the complainant a total of £1,230 for the purchase price of the car.

  12. Envelope update

    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 - One lane closed on M62 eastbound between J25, A644 (Brighouse) and J26, M606 (Chain Bar), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  13. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M18 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M18 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J5 for M180 and J4 for A630.

    M18 South Yorkshire - Very slow traffic and one lane closed on M18 southbound between J5, M180 (Stainforth) and J4, A630 (West Moor), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  14. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M621 West Yorkshire westbound

    BBC News Travel

    M621 West Yorkshire westbound severe disruption, between J7 for A61 and J6 for .

    M621 West Yorkshire - One lane closed on M621 westbound between J7, A61 (Stourton) and J6, Belle Isle Road, because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  15. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M18 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M18 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J5 for M180 and J6 for A614.

    M18 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M18 northbound between J5, M180 (Stainforth) and J6, A614 (Thorne), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  16. Listen: Royal Mail gets tough on scam letters

    Oli Woodcock

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    New rules from the Royal Mail come into force this morning to try and prevent people being scammed through the post.

    Mailbox

    The measures mean some letters may not be delivered or could even be returned to the sender.

    Mike Andrews is the national co-ordinator for the National Trading Standards e-crime centre in Yorkshire.

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    Video caption: Mike Andrews is from the National Trading Standards e-erime centre in Yorkshire