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Police 'seriously concerned' for welfare of missing teenage girl

Grace Bell Credit: West Yorkshire Police

West Yorkshire Police say they are "seriously concerned" for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing from home for more than two days.

Grace Bell was last seen at 9am on Wednesday when she left her address on Kilnsea Mount, Bradford, to go to school.

Grace is slim, 5ft 5ins tall, and was last seen wearing a white school shirt and black trousers.

Anyone with information should call West Yorkshire Police on 101.

Mother to face murder trial over deaths of two daughters in Bradford

Samira Lupidi Credit: Ross Parry

A mother will face trial accused of murdering her two daughters after prosecutors rejected her guilty plea to manslaughter.

Italian Samira Lupidi, 24, admitted killing her daughters but claimed diminished responsibility.

Evelyn Lupidi, three, and Jasmine Weaver, one, died in Bradford last November.

One-year-old Jasmine Weaver and three-year-old Evelyn Lupidi were found with multiple stab wounds Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Entering pleas at Bradford Crown Court, Lupidi said: "Not guilty to murder but guilty to manslaughter on the basis of diminished responsibility."

Prosecutor Stephen Wood said the Crown would not accept Lupidi's pleas.

Family members of Jasmine and Evelyn watched the short hearing from the public gallery.

Remanding her in custody, Judge Roger Thomas QC said: "You will be back here for trial in a couple of weeks and will be remanded in custody until then."

She will now stand trial for murder on May 9.

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Five appear in court over Bradford murder and attempt murder

Five men have appeared in court charged with murder and attempted murder after the death of a man in Bradford.

35-year-old Sarfraz Khan died after he was stabbed in an incident in Great Horton last Thursday night.

35-year-old Sarfraz Khan died after he was stabbed in an incident in Great Horton last Thursday night. Another man is also being treated for stab wounds.

The five - Amir Ali, Tariq Mahmood, Sajid Hussain, Amjid Ali and Mohammed Ali Nassar, all from Bradford, were remanded in custody and will appear at the city's Crown Court later this week.

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Seven men arrested on suspicion of murder following Bradford stabbing

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man died following a disturbance in Bradford last night.

Officers say they believe the incident in the Great Horton area of the city was "an isolated incident and possibly linked to a family dispute."

Seven men aged between 19 and 38 have been arrested on suspicion of murder and remain in custody at this time.

The force was called to Cecil Avenue at 10.18pm following reports of a fight between a group of people with weapons Credit: ITV News

The force was called to Cecil Avenue at 10.18pm following reports of a fight between a group of people with weapons.

Three men, aged 27, 32 and 35 were found to have suffered stab wounds.

They were taken to hospital, where the 35-year-old man died a short time later. The 32-year-old man remains in hospital in a stable condition, while the 27-year-old man and a 33-year-old woman have now been released from hospital after receiving treatment.

Seven arrests after man dies following Bradford stabbing

A man has died and seven men have been arrested following a disturbance in Cecil Avenue, Bradford. Credit: ITV News

A man has died and seven men have been arrested following a disturbance in Cecil Avenue, Bradford.

Officers were called to the scene at 10:18pm yesterday, where they found three men with stab wounds.

All three were taken to hospital, along with a woman who has been treated for minor injuries.

Seven men have been arrested in connection with the incident and are currently in custody.

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