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Summary

  1. Doncaster stab death: Teen jailed for five years
  2. Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Castleford
  3. Woman in court over woodland body find
  4. Man suffers life-threatening injuries after being hit by car in Sheffield
  5. Police appeal after 14 sheep discovered dead in North Yorkshire
  6. Eight need treatment due to 'noxious substance' in Barnsley club
  7. Doncaster's 'balloon' hedgehog doing well after 'being popped'
  8. Updates on Monday 12 June 2017

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By Andrew Barton, Mick Lunney and Nick Wilmshurst

All times stated are UK

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  3. Our five top stories today

    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. Teenage girl sexually assaulted in Castleford
    2. Police appeal after 14 sheep discovered dead in North Yorkshire
    3. Teenager jailed for five years for stabbing boyfriend
    4. Eight injured by "noxious substance" in Barnsley club
    5. Patrick Stewart does a "shoey"

    See you tomorrow.

  4. Do you know this man?

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Police in Sheffield are appealing for anyone recognising this man to get in touch as they'd like to speak to him about a sexual assault in the city:

    Police E-fit image

    It took place at about 15:00 on Monday 15 May as a woman was walking along Commonside and Hands Road, in the Crookes area.

    An unknown man is believed to have followed her for a short distance before inappropriately touching her and walking away from the scene.

    The woman was not injured but has been left shaken by the incident.

  5. Appeal to owners after stolen tool stash discovered in Whitby

    Do you recognise any of these tools?

    Tools

    Police are looking for their owners after they were found following arrests in Whitby.

    The arrests followed a series of thefts from vans in Bridlington, Scarborough and Whitby.

    Police say most of the tools have been identified from previously reported crimes, but there are a number of outstanding items they believe are stolen but may not have been reported.

    Five men from West Yorkshire were arrested in connection with this incident and remain under investigation while enquiries continue.

  6. Doncaster stab death: Teen jailed for five years

    An 18-year-old woman from Doncaster has been jailed for five years after pleading guilty to the manslaughter of her boyfriend.

    Megan Sambrook

    Megan Sambrook, of Wadworth Street, Denaby Main, pleaded guilty at Sheffield Crown Court today and was sentenced at the same hearing.

    Her partner, 18-year-old Lewis Guest, was found at their home on 8 March with stab wounds to his chest. He was taken to hospital but died shortly afterwards.

    Police forensic officers examined a knife found in the kitchen which was later forensically linked to Mr Guest's injury.

    Quote Message: Megan has accepted responsibility for her actions and, although she may not have intended to kill Lewis, her violence led to her partner's death." from Det Con Jill Rankin South Yorkshire Police
    Det Con Jill RankinSouth Yorkshire Police
  7. 'Huddersfield's A&E saved my brother's life' - Game of Thrones actress

    Huddersfield Examiner

    Game of Thrones actress Lena Headey says Huddersfield's A&E saved her brother’s life.

    Headey, who grew up in Huddersfield, is among the town's celebrities sharing their personal tales of the hospital as part the HRI Love Stories exhibition.

    Lena Headey
  8. Cables cut on railway lines

    Maryam Qaiser

    BBC Local Live

    Thieves tried to steal cables from the railway lines between Nottingham and Sheffield twice in the last week, police said.

    British Transport Police said cable was cut on two consecutive nights in locations near Worksop in Nottinghamshire last weekend.

    On one occasion, rail workers disturbed a group of men on a crossing near the station.

    The men fled but left trailers, bikes and cut cable at the scene.

  9. 'Balloon' hedgehog doing well after 'being popped'

    Lamont Howie

    Reporter, BBC Radio Stoke

    A hedgehog "blown up like a beach ball" is now said to be doing well after a vet says she "popped" it with a needle.

    The animal, which had inflated to twice its size, was spotted wandering around in Doncaster and was diagnosed with a severe case of balloon syndrome.

    Video content

    Video caption: 'Balloon' hedgehog recovering after operation to remove air

    The male was taken to the RSPCA centre in Stapeley Grange where a needle was inserted to drain out air trapped under its skin.

    Staff say the hedgehog's "not out of the woods yet" but is eating well and they're very hopeful of a recovery.

    Quote Message: The first thing to do with one of these balloon hedgehogs is actually to essentially pop them, so to pop a needle in and just drain all of that air out." from Bev Panto Head vet, RSPCA Stapeley Grange
    Bev PantoHead vet, RSPCA Stapeley Grange
  10. Nick Clegg offered victor's DJ gig at Sheffield club

    Christian Carlisle

    BBC Radio Sheffield presenter

    A club in Sheffield is offering the former Sheffield Hallam Lib Dem MP and ex-deputy prime minister Nick Clegg a chance to take the job of the man who beat him in the general election.

    Nick Clegg

    West Street Live used to employ Jared O'Mara, the new Labour MP for Sheffield Hallam

    Now he's got Nick Clegg's job, the club is looking to redress the balance, and is hoping he'll take up the offer to become a DJ there.

    The venue says the offer is "in the spirit of fairness" and would see Mr Clegg taking to the turntables at events which they have named "Cleggers Plays Pop".

  11. Police appeal after 14 sheep discovered dead in North Yorkshire

    Police are appealing for witnesses and information after the death of 14 sheep near Huttons Ambo in North Yorkshire last week.

    While the sheep were "fine" at about 18:30 on Wednesday 7 June in a field at the top of Golden Hill near the A64, they were found dead at about 09:15 the following morning.

    It's believed the sheep - 11 ewes and three lambs - died after being chased around their field by dogs, causing them to become distressed and run into boundary fences.

    Anyone who witnessed the sheep being chased, or who has any other information, is being asked to get in touch with police.

  12. Appeal for drivers after fatal crash in Steeton

    Two drivers who could be the only witnesses to a crash in which a Keighley man died have been asked to come forward.

    Tahir Khan

    Tahir Khan, 29, died when his grey Peugeot Partner van went off the road and crashed into a ditch on the A629 Aire Valley trunk, Steeton, on 24 May.

    Police say they're looking for the drivers of a silver Toyota Hiace van and a white Suzuki Swift who may have "vital information" about the crash:

    Quote Message: It is likely that these drivers will have seen Tahir's van in the moments before it left the road." from Sgt Mat Tunney West Yorkshire Police
    Sgt Mat TunneyWest Yorkshire Police
  13. What happens when your laptop battery explodes?

    Welcome to fire safety corner...

    Here's a tweet from West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue which shows what happens when the battery in your laptop decides to burn your house down:

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  14. £1m sports boost at North Yorkshire school

    City of York Council is to fund a £1m addition to sports facilities at Millthorpe School.

    Millthorpe School

    Other nearby schools, as well as the community as a whole, will benefit from a full size multi-use games area, which it's hoped will be ready by September 2018, the council says.

    It's part of the expansion of nearby Scarcroft Primary, which is needed because of the increasing number of children in the area.

  15. Eight injured by 'noxious substance' in Barnsley club

    Mick Lunney

    BBC Local Live, Sheffield

    Police are investigating how eight people came to need medical treatment after a club in Barnsley was evacuated at the weekend due to a "noxious substance".

    Digital Bar, Barnsley

    It happened at about 04.30 on Sunday morning at the Digital Bar in Wellington Street.

    It's not clear what the substance involved was, and the eight people affected suffered just minor injuries.

    A man's been arrested and released under investigation as police enquiries continue.

  16. Ousted Yorkshire Conservative MP blames 'poor national campaign'

    Ousted Conservative Colne Valley MP Jason McCartney says a "poor national campaign and manifesto" led to him losing his seat.

    Jason McCartney

    In last week's general election, Mr McCartney lost to Labour's Thelma Walker, who won with a majority of 915.

    In a post on his website, Mr McCartney says: "To our new Labour MP and her team. I’m not going anywhere, I live here and so Thelma is now my MP."

    He added that he "will be holding her to account on all her promises, especially the one saying a vote for her will definitely save our A&E".