Your YEP Picture of the Day - 29 May

Rock formation near Follifoot, by Catherine Ruane.

Hundreds of motorists are being caught using their mobile phones illegally every day, figures have revealed. Pic: PA.

Police in Yorkshire catch 324 drivers flouting mobile phone rules in a month despite tougher penalties

More than 200 drivers a day were caught using their mobile phones illegally in the wake of a major crackdown on the practice.

A number of flood alerts are in place in Yorkshire.

Where does the Environment Agency have flood alerts in place in Yorkshire?

Just one flood alert remains in place in Yorkshire after almost a dozen were issued yesterday.
Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the county.
Police activity at a cordon in the Moss Side area of Manchester where an army bomb disposal team was sent as fresh arrests and raids are carried out linked to Monday's suicide bombing.

PM says terror threat level reduced amid fresh Manchester bombing arrests

The terror threat level has been reduced as fresh arrests and raids have been carried out linked to the Manchester suicide bombing.
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Flower tributes for the victims of Monday's bombing are seen at St Ann's Square in central Manchester. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)

John Sentamu: Manchester – act of hate defeated by outpouring of love

UNTIL earlier this week I had not heard of Ariana Grande. I didn’t know about her music or that she was so popular with children. But I now know much more about her.

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M62 delays after four lorries and caravan in crash

AN ACCIDENT involving a number of vehicles is causing delays on the eastbound M62 near Goole this afternoon.


Two West Yorkshire teenagers reported missing on Monday are found safe and well

TWO  teenagers reported missing from home on Monday have been found safe and well.

Drug dealers in West Yorkshire selling former 'legal highs' one year on from ban

WEST Yorkshire Police have recorded 19 offences in connection with former 'legal highs' in the 12 months since a ban came into  force as market for the psychoactive substances has been "pushed underground."
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Armed police in Manchester following Monday's terror attack

Extra armed police deployed in West Yorkshire after terror threat raised to critical

ARMED officers  from the Civil Nuclear Constabulary are  being deployed to support  West Yorkshire Police following the terror attack in Manchester.
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Courtney Boyle

Tributes to 'lovely, bright and hardworking' Leeds student killed in terror attack

TRIBUTES have been paid to  19-year-old Leeds Becket University student Courtney Boyle after she was confirmed as among 22 dead in Monday's terror attack in Manchester.

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Courtney Boyle

Mum of Leeds student killed in terror attack: 'You made me so proud with all you achieved'

A WOMAN who lost her partner and daughter in the Manchester terror attack said they were "both my angels flying high in the sky".

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Chief Superintendent Paul Money

Gun seized and 17 people arrested in police drugs raids across Leeds

A HANDGUN has been seized during a  major crackdown on the organised supply of heroin and cocaine in Leeds which has seen 17 people arrested in a series of raids across the city this week.
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Wendy Fawell

UPDATED: Family's sorrow as Leeds mum confirmed among dead after terror attack

A Leeds mother has been confirmed as one of 22 people killed in the terror attack on Monday night.
The accident scene. Photo: Zubair Hussain

UPDATED: Man injured in single car crash at Liversedge

FIREFIGHTERS freed a man from the wreckage of a car in after a crash in Liversedge
A plate of Yeast glazed short rib of beef, Jansson's Temptation, greens at Norse.

Restaurant review: Norse, Harrogate

I fell in love with Norse, the Nordic influenced restaurant in Harrogate three years ago when they opened as the evening switch over of the daytime café Baltzersens.

Thorpe View, Middleton. Photo: Google

Leeds man charged with false imprisonment

A MAN has been charged with  two counts false imprisonment following an incident at a house in Leeds at the weekend.
New Hey Road, Huddersfield. Pic: Google.

Attempted burglary at Huddersfield home of man in his 90s

Police are appealing for information after an attempted burglary at the home of a man in his 90s.

An e fit image of a man police want to speak to

Thousands of pounds of car buyer's cash stolen

POLICE  investigating a high value theft of cash  have released a CCTV image and an e-fit of two men they would like to speak to.

Merrion Street, Leeds. Photo: Google.

Police dealt with report of suspicious package in Leeds city centre

POLICE were called to a report of a suspicious package in Leeds city centre this morning.

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