The headlines that made the front page of the Yorkshire Evening Post on March 18, 2008.
Main story. A man was due to appear in court today charged with the abduction of Shannon Matthews. The 39-year-old man is accused of the kidnap and false imprisonment of nine-year-old Shannon. The man was arrested after the missing youngster was found in a flat near her home in Dewsbury Moor on Friday. She had disappeared following a school swimming lesson on February 19. The man was due to appear before magistrates in Dewsbury later today. The decision to charge him was announced by the Crown Prosecution Service at a press conference at Dewsbury Police Station last night.