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Leading Imam: Bradford family fleeing to Turkey shows 'how powerful ISIL is'

Qari Asim, the Imam from the largest mosque in Leeds who helps run an online campaign warning of the dangers of going to Syria has been absolutely shocked at the news that a family of seven - including five children under 15 - has been reported missing from their home in Bradford, believed to have travelled to Turkey.


Hannah sets her sights of yet more gold medals

All good things must come to an end, but wheelchair sprinter Hannah Cockroft is hoping that, in her case, it's just a minor blip. After winning her last 300 races, last week the double paralympic gold medal winner from Halifax was pipped to the post for the first time in over seven years.

Hannah will now travel to Doha for the World Championships hoping to return to winnings ways and capture yet more gold medals. Chris Dawkes has been to see her training at the John Charles Centre for Sport in Leeds.

Orphaned seal Celebration released back into wild

A seal pup that was found stranded in a field in Lincolnshire has been released back into the wild.

Celebration the seal was surrounded by 30 cows when he was discovered by a walker back in June.

The pup spent 16 weeks at a sanctuary in Skegness, where he was nurtured back to health.

Adam Fowler went to see her off:


Scunthorpe teenager missing for 5 days

Concern is growing for missing Scunthorpe teenager Joshua Mansfield, who has not been since last Thursday.

Joshua has been missing for five days Credit: Humberside Police

The 16-year-old, who has been missing before, is described as white, of slim build, with short, wavy blond hair.

He was last seen wearing a Nike hooded jacket, matching dark blue jogging bottoms and black and white Airmax trainers.

He was riding a pale blue pushbike.

Pressure mounts for inquiry into 'baby ashes' scandal

Pressure is growing for a local inquiry into the baby ashes scandal in Hull. More grieving mothers have come forward to speak to Calendar about the heartache of finding out the remains of their children were scattered without their knowledge.

Earlier this year the Government announced a national consultation on changes to crematorium procedures. That was in the wake of an independent review into a similar scandal in Shropshire. Now parents in Hull say their cases should also be investigated. Helen Steel reports.

Son speaks of family's heartache at unsolved murder

Ten years on from the unsolved murder of Nora Tait - her son has been speaking of the family's heartache. Alan Watson said his mother lived for her children and grandchildren - and that it would help them all grieve if someone was caught. The body of 69-year-old Mrs Tait was found at her home in Hexthorpe, Doncaster, in 2005. Katie Oscroft reports.

Concern growing for missing Scunthorpe teen with medical condition

There is growing concern for a teenager who has gone missing from his home in Scunthorpe.

Have you seen Callum? Credit: Humberside Police

16-year-old Callum Cross left Scunthorpe General Hospital, where he was receiving treatment yesterday on Monday and has not been seen since.

Police are growing concerned for his welfare due to an existing medical condition for which he requires medication, and which he is not thought to have with him.

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