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Leeds boxer Warrington takes on Munroe to defend title

Leeds' Josh Warrington celebrates defeating Hull's Samir Mouneimne in November 2013 Credit: Richard Sellars/PA

Leeds boxer Josh Warrington defends his Commonwealth Featherweight title in Manchester tonight.

The 23 -year- old, who took the vacant crown with the first stoppage of his career in Hull last November - is up against the vastly more experienced Rendell Munroe, who's previously held both the Commonwealth and European belts.

Union fears odds against miners over pit vote

The National Union of Mineworkers fears a vote to secure the short-term future of two of our region's remaining deep coal mines - is stacked against them.

The NUM is worried about claims that it could need seventy five per cent of it's members to agree a "managed closure" deal to keep Thoresby and Kellingley pits open until next year - to avoid them closing immediately. Michael Billington explains.



Sheffield woman in hospital after Lake District horror crash

The silver-coloured car furthest away burst into flames Credit: ITV News

A woman from Sheffield is being treated in hospital after her car was involved in a crash in the Lake District which saw the other car burst into flames. It happened on Saturday around 9.30am when a silver coloured mercedes estate had been involved in a collision with a Ford Range pick up.

Passers-by pulled a family of five from the wrecked Mercedes car moments before it exploded. The driver of the Ford, from our region, has minor injuries.

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