A three year old girl has died while playing at a children's play ground in York. The toddler had been in the play area at York College when the accident happened just before three o'clock this afternoon. It's believed she'd been attending the college's nursery at the time.
Rail services are at a standstill on the First Transpennine Express at Seamer near Scarborough due to a person being hit by the Scarborough to Hull train at 10.20am. The company say further details will follow but that they do not currently have an estimate as to when a normal service will resume.
Police say a liquid found at a house where a man's body was found in Hoyland Common has been tested and found to be harmless. Several roads around Sheffield Road were closed while the fire service carried out tests. The death of the 31 year old man is not being treated as suspicious.
A man's body has been found in a house in Sheffield Road at Hoyland Common. Several nearby roads have been closed and a fire service chemicals unit is at the scene. Residents are not allowed to return to their homes yet.
Several nearby roads have also been closed. Police say they do not believe the death of the 31 year old man to be suspicious circumstances but that chemicals were been found in the house.
Fire crews were called to establish what the chemicals were and to make sure the scene was safe before paramedics were allowed in.
Ed Miliband MP, Leader of the Labour Party, has paid tribute to Marsha Singh, former Labour MP for Bradford West. He said: "I was very sad to learn of Marsha’s death. He was a tireless representative of the people of Bradford West.
Politics gave him the opportunity to make a positive difference to the community he grew up in and was so proud of. To him, it was a privilege to represent them.
And while I know he was sad to leave Parliament earlier this year, he did so for the right reasons. I send my deepest condolences on behalf of the Labour Party to his family and friends."
MP for Bradford South, Gerry Sutcliffe, pays tribute to Marsha Singh.
Mr Singh stepped down as an MP in March due to poor health. He was replaced at the subsequent byelection by Respect Party candidate George Galloway.
Labour MP Angela Smith has described Mr Singh as "a lovely, warm man of great integrity".
He was born on October 11 1954. He joined Lloyds Bank as a graduate trainee, but wanted to do community work in Bradford home city and in 1979 went to work for Bradford Community Relations Council.
A year later he joined the Bradford Law Centre, and in 1983 he moved to the city’s Directorate of Education. From 1990 until his election as an MP, he was senior development manager at Bradford Community Health Trust.
A man has died after his home was engulfed in flames early this morning. The fire is thought to have started in the kitchen of his bungalow in Gawber, near Barnsley. Neighbours were woken by the sound of breaking glass at around 4am and saw thick smoke coming from the bungalow.
Fire investigators say they are not treating a blaze a house on Treelands, in Gawber Barnsley as suspicious. The man that died is understood to be in his early 50s and has not yet been formally identified.
Mick Mason, South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue.
A man's died in Gawber, near Bansley, after his home was engulfed and badly damaged by fire early this morning.
Fire investigation officers are still trying to discover the cause of a blaze that claimed the life of a man in his fifties in Barnsley.
It is thought the fire started in the kitchen of the bungalow in Gawber.
Neighbours were woken at around 4am by the sound of breaking glass. South Yorkshire Fire Service said the property was not fitted with smoke alarms.