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Summary

  1. Rise in 'modern slaves' living in Yorkshire
  2. Hunt for South Yorkshire lorry driver on the run after smuggling conviction
  3. Man dies after North Yorkshire crash
  4. Plans for Leeds lap dancing club approved
  5. MP backs South Yorkshire amputee's fight for new prosthetic
  6. Canine crimestopper shows America how to get the job done
  7. Multi-million pound deal for Leeds vending machine business
  8. Easter egg hunt row in York
  9. Updates on Tuesday 4 April 2017

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By Andrew Barton

All times stated are UK

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  1. That's all from Tuesday.....

    Those are all the updates from Tuesday 4th April 2017.

    Want to get all the latest news, travel, weather and sport on Wednesday 5th April?

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    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J31 for A57 Sheffield and J30 for A616.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed on M1 southbound between J31, A57 (Sheffield) and J30, A616 (Worksop), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

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    Severe accident: M1 South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire southbound severe accident, between J34 for A631 and J33 for A630 Catcliffe.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed and heavy traffic on M1 southbound between J34, A631 (Meadowhall) and J33, A630 (Catcliffe), because of an accident.

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

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    Severe disruption: M1 West Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 West Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, at J39 for A636 Wakefield.

    M1 West Yorkshire - M1 lane closed on exit slip road southbound at J39, A636 (Wakefield), because of a broken down vehicle. Traffic is coping well.

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

  5. Envelope update

    Severe disruption: M1 South Yorkshire northbound

    BBC News Travel

    M1 South Yorkshire northbound severe disruption, between J34 for A631 and J35 for A629 Rotherham.

    M1 South Yorkshire - One lane closed and slow traffic on M1 northbound between J34, A631 (Meadowhall) and J35, A629 (Rotherham), because of a broken down vehicle.

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

  6. Our five top stories today

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    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. 

    Before we go, let's look back at some of our top stories from today:

    See you tomorrow.

  7. Sheffield golfer chooses Yorkshire Pud ahead of Masters

    Sheffield golfer Danny Willett has picked Yorkshire Pudding for his menu at the Champions Dinner at Augusta.

    Danny willets

    As defending champion, he gets to decide what he and his fellow green jacket winners will eat at their traditional gathering ahead of the Masters. 

    He's gone for mini cottage pies - with Henderson's Relish from Sheffield, a Sunday roast with Yorkshires, apple crumble for pudding, and rounded off with Yorkshire Tea served with English cheese and biscuits. 

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    Severe disruption: A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound

    BBC News Travel

    A1(M) South Yorkshire southbound severe disruption, between J35 for M18 and J34 for A614 Bawtry Road.

    A1(M) South Yorkshire - One lane closed on A1(M) southbound between J35 M18 and J34 A614 Bawtry Road, because of a broken down lorry. Traffic is coping well.

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

  9. Ed Balls' dream dinner party - it's worth a listen

    BBC Radio 4

    In case you missed it, last week former Morley and Outwood MP, Ed Balls, hosted a bit of an odd dinner party... on the radio.

    All his guests are from beyond the grave, longtime heroes brought back to life by the wonders of the radio archive. 

    It's a weird concept but well worth a listen if you have half-an-hour to do nothing else with:

    Video content

    Video caption: The Strictly star and former MP in conversation with his heroes - brought back to life.
  10. Championship: Brentford v Leeds United

    BBC Sport

    Leeds United are away tonight at 12th place Brenford, kick off is at 19:45

    Defender Pontus Jansson could miss out for the play-off hopefuls, having being left out of the  1-0 defeat at Reading  with a hamstring injury.  

    Leeds v Brentford

    Match facts

    • Leeds' 1-0 win in the reverse fixture in December was their first league victory against the Bees since March 1954.
    • Brentford have not conceded more than one goal in each of their last seven league games against Leeds (four goals conceded).
    • The Bees have won six of their last seven home league games on a Tuesday, but their only failure in this time was their last match against Wolves in March, losing 2-1.
    • Leeds have used a joint-low 25 players in the Championship this season, level with Huddersfield.
  11. Body of baby at recycling site 'not identified' six years after find

    A new-born baby whose body was found by workers at a waste management plant has not been identified nearly six years after the grim discovery, an inquest has heard.

    recycling site

    A coroner said it may never been known what "desperate circumstances" led to "such a callous disposal" of the body of the little girl in Shipley, near Bradford, in May 2011.

    Det Supt Nick Wallen told an inquest in Bradford on Tuesday a major investigation was launched.

    The serious inquiry began after workers on the night shift at Associated Waste Management, in Valley Road, spotted parts of the baby's body on a conveyor belt used for sorting rubbish brought in from across West Yorkshire.

    You can read more here .

  12. Police watchdog to reconsider case against former Police and Crime Commissioner

    The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) is to reconsider whether there is a criminal case against South Yorkshire's former police and crime commissioner. 

    Shaun Wright

    It comes after the IPCC admitted that it misunderstood the law in relation to lying to Parliament. 

    The IPCC says it should have examined a case against Shaun Wright amid allegations of lying to the Home Affairs Select Committee over the Rotherham child exploitation scandal. 

    The IPCC had earlier concluded it could not amount to a criminal offence and was not under its remit.   

  13. Police raid £500,000 cannabis farm in centre of Rotherham

    Claire Renwick

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Police in Rotherham have found 500 cannabis plants worth £500,000 during a town centre raid in the early hours of this morning.

    Two men were arrested at the property on Westgate which had plants growing in six rooms.

    The raid was part of Operation Duxford in the town which aims to raise police visibility and protect vulnerable people.

  14. New deputy leader of Sheffield council announced

    Oliver Wright

    BBC News Online, Yorkshire

    For the first time ever Sheffield now has two women in charge of running the city's council.

    Olivia Blake has been elected as the new deputy leader, following Leigh Bramall’s decision to stand down from the position two weeks ago. 

    Olivia Blake and Julie Dore

    The Walkley councillor was previously a cabinet adviser in the Health and Social Care Portfolio, a position she has held since May 2015.  

    Quote Message: Leigh Bramall will be a hard act to follow as deputy leader but I am excited to have the opportunity to serve our wonderful city at such an important time." from Olivia Blake Deputy Leader of Sheffield Council
    Olivia Blake Deputy Leader of Sheffield Council
  15. Warning over fake £20 notes in Colne Valley

    Nick Wilmshurst

    BBC Local Live, Yorkshire

    Believe it or not, the below £20 note below is a fake:

    Fake £20

    A warning has been issued by West Yorkshire Police to watch out for the counterfeit money in the Colne Valley area.

    I don't know about you, but it looks pretty real to me so it must be very easy to get caught out.

    Here's a handy guide from the Bank of England on what to check for.

  16. Police want witnesses to Chapeltown car accident

    Claire Renwick

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Police are still looking for witnesses to a car accident that left a 16-year-old girl and a 19-year-old man seriously injured when the vehicle they were travelling in hit a wall and overturned in Chapeltown, South Yorkshire.

    It happened near the entrance to Hesley Wood Scout Centre on White Lane, just before 22:00 on Friday 24 March.

    White Lane, Chapletown