On this day: The news making the #YEPleeds front page

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The headlines that made the front page of the Yorkshire Evening Post on March 16, 2006.

Main story. West Yorkshire police have launched an investigation into claims that fine money paid to Leeds Magistrates Court has been stolen.

The Yorkshire Evening Post can reveal a court official has been interviewed by detectives and a file has been forwarded for consideration to the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS). A magistrates court spokeswoman said that a member of staff had been suspended.

She added: “As it is now part of a police inquiry we cannot comment any further. There is nothing to suggest at this stage that this is anything more than an isolated incident.”

Thirsk, North Yorkshire 1967
Seven people died and 44 were injured when a London-Edinburgh express with 300 passengers aboard hit a derailed goods train near Thirsk, North Yorkshire.

Yorkshire nostalgia: Two disasters from 50 years ago (August 1967)