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Syrian community hold vigil in Bradford

A vigil has been held in Bradford to mark the anniversary of one of the deadliest chemical weapons attacks in almost three decades.

Syrian refugees and members of the Syrian Association in Yorkshire gathered in the city this afternoon to remember the victims of the atrocity in Ghouta- when rockets containing the chemical Sarin - were fired. It is thought it claimed the lives of up to seventeen hundred people, many of them civilians.


Bury sign Huddersfield's midfield on loan

Huddersfield midfielder Duane Holmes goes to Bury on loan
Huddersfield midfielder Duane Holmes goes to Bury on loan Credit: Press Association

Huddersfield midfielder Duane Holmes has joined League Two Bury on loan until January. The 19-year-old joined the Shakers in time to be available for Saturday's game against Accrington.


Photo released of boy, 12, swept out to sea

North Wales Police have released a photograph of missing 12-year-old Isaac Nash who was swept out to sea yesterday off the coast of Anglesey.

Isaac Nash
Credit: North Wales Police

Isaac, from Huddersfield in Yorkshire was holidaying with his family when he and another young boy got into difficulty in the sea off Aberffraw.

Underwater teams have continued the search today after it was called off last night due to poor conditions.

Isaac's family and local people have joined the police in the search along the shoreline.

Boy dies after family of five hurt in crash

A 7-year-old boy has been killed after a family of five from Leeds were seriously hurt in a car crash.

It happened on the A20 in Saltwood, Kent yesterday at 9.30am (Friday August 29) when the family's car was in collision with a lorry.

The boy was pronounced dead at the scene while two other young children and their parents were airlifted to hospitals in London suffering serious injuries.

PC Dawn Smith, of Kent Police said: "This was clearly a tragic incident and we continue to work to ensure we have the full picture of the circumstances that led to the collision.

I would urge any witnesses who have not already spoken with police to contact us as soon as possible. I am also keen to get in contact with a female driver of a blue vehicle who stopped at the scene to assist traffic control. "


Man charged with assault after George Galloway attack

Metropolitan Police have charged a 39-year-old man with religiously-aggravated assault after the MP for Bradford West, George Galloway, was attacked in London.

Neil Masterson, of 13 Johnson House in Camden Hill, was also charged with common assault on a man in his 40s.

He will appear at Hammersmith Magistrates Court on Monday 1st September.

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