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Woman's body found in Keighley

Police are investigating after the body of a woman was found this afternoon in Keighley.

Officers were called by the ambulance service to Vernon Court, Keighley at about 3.55pm after a member of the public found the body of a woman in bushes at the rear of properties there.

Emergency services are on scene and initial enquiries are under way to investigate the death and determine whether or not there are any suspicious circumstances.

Tour Makers receive final training for Tour de Yorkshire

Next weekend some of the world's top cyclists will be taking part in the inaugural Tour de Yorkshire cycle race around the region. It follows on from the success of the Tour de France last year. More than a thousand volunteers will be helping with crowd control along the route as Emily Kerr reports.

Trained barn owl stolen

A three-year-old barn owl has been stolen from Rushmoor Country Park in North Cockerington.

Sid is a highly trained bird used for demonstrations. He was stolen from an aviary at the park on Wednesday. Police are appealing for anyone with information to get in touch.

Man treated for serious head injury after Harrogate attack

A man is being treated in hospital after he was attacked in Harrogate in the early hours of this morning. The 29-year-old from Ripon suffered a serious head injury in the incident which happened near the junction with Union Street and Kings Road. Police are appealing for anyone with information to come forward. Two men aged 39 and 40 have been arrested in connection with the assault. They remain in police custody for questioning.

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Sheffield-based travel company pays tribute to Google executive who died in Nepal

The head of a Sheffield-based travel company has paid tribute to one his customers who died in the earthquake in Nepal.

Staff at Jagged Globe are still waiting to hear from 13 of the 71 trekkers they had in the Himalayas.

But it's known that one, 33-year-old Google executive Daniel Fredinburg was killed when an avalanche hit Everest base camp.

Jagged Globe's managing director Simon Lowe said his death was a sad loss.

Serious assault in Richmond

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was seriously assaulted in Richmond.

The man, aged in his 40s, was attacked on Victoria Road, near the entrance to the Georgian Theatre, at sometime between 11.10pm and 11.25pm on Saturday night.

He suffered a head injury in the incident and is currently receiving treatment at James Cook Hospital, in Middlesbrough.

Officers are appealing to anyone who was in the Victoria Road area of Richmond around the time the assault occurred to come forward with information.

A 24-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman have been arrested in connection with the incident and remain in police custody for questioning.

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