LIVE UPDATES: All traffic stopped on West Yorkshire motorway due to escaped pig in the road

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A live pig on the motorway has stopped all traffic on the M62.

Highways England has announced that traffic has stopped in both directions on the motorway near Wakefield and Huddersfield due to the animal in the road.

For possible use in the YP From the Archive series.''10th May 1988''THE MIGHTY Mallard, pride of Britain's railway history, puffed into Leeds Station today with a raging thirst.''It was pulling such a heavy load - 12 carriages carrying 250 top Post Office customers and stamp collectors - that it needed extra water supplies at Holbeck.''"The last thing we wanted was the boiler blowing up on Britain's pride and joy," said Mr Philip Round, Post Office Information Officer.''Mallard was making a special run across the Pennines from Manchester Victoria to mark two major anniversaries:

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