Elections watchdog calls for plans to restrict postal voting and introduce ballot box identity checks to crack down on polling fraud.
Deaf children in Kirklees could be at risk of failing at school because of council cuts, according to The National Deaf Children's Society.
Seven men including one from West Yorkshire have been arrested on suspicion of terrorism.
A 43 year old man from Kirklees in West Yorkshire, arrested last week as part of a major counter terrorism investigation has been released without charge. Three men have appeared in court charged with terrorism offences over an alleged plot to attack a rally by the far right group,
the English Defence League in Dewsbury last month. Three more, all from the West Midlands, remain in police custody. The men were arrested after their car was routinely stopped and searched on the M1 in South Yorkshire on Saturday.
Three men from Birmingham have been charged with offences under the Terrorism Act. It's after a man from West Yorkshire and six others from the West Midlands were arrested last week.
Four other men held in connection to this investigation remain in custody. Officers have until Wednesday evening (11th) to charge, release or apply for a warrant of further detention for three of these men, and until Thursday evening (12th) for the fourth.
A man from West Yorkshire is one of seven arrested on suspicion of terror offences after firearms and other weapons were discovered in car.
West Midlands Police have confirmed that one man from West Yorkshire and six others from the West Midlands are being questioned.
It is after a car was routinely stopped on the M1 motorway, between junctions 33 and 34 near Sheffield, on Saturday June 30. It was impounded on suspicion of not having insurance.
Three men aged 23, 26 and 27 were arrested on Tuesday morning. Three more aged 22, 24 and 27 were arrested on Wednesday evening. A 43-year-old man from Kirklees was detained on Thursday. All seven men are being held in the West Midlands.
A 43-year-old man from Kirklees, West Yorkshire has been arrested along with six others from the West Midlands as part of a terror investigation.
They have all been detained on suspicion of the commission, preparation or instigation of acts of terrorism (Terrorism Act 2000).
The arrests followed a routine stop of a car by the police on the M1 in South Yorkshire on June 30. The cars were impounded on suspicion of having no insurance. Firearms, offensive weapons and other material were later found inside. Those items are now being forensically tested.
– Detective Chief Superintendent Kenny Bell, West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit
As soon as the items were discovered in the impounded vehicle, our priority was to protect the public by pursuing and arresting those we believed to be involved.
Our enquiries are ongoing.
Staff at Kirklees Council are staging a second day of industrial action in a row over cuts to their wages. Over four hundred administration staff walked out at 6am - angry at planned changes to their pay.
Unions say some workers could be left out of pocket by up to 60 pounds a week. Workers are manning another picket line on High Street in Huddersfield today and say the disruption will continue until Thursday.
Two wind turbines which cost Kirklees council over one hundred thousand pounds, have had to be taken down because they cost 3 times as much to run, than the money they are generating.
They were placed on top of Huddersfield's Civic Centre to raise awareness of renewable energy, but now they lay dormant as Adam Flower reports.
A search has started for people celebrating 60th birthdays or 60th anniversaries during Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year.
It is as a special Afternoon Tea is being held by the Mayor of Kirklees in June for people sharing their special year with Her Majesty.
If you know of someone who has a 60th celebration this year, please contact the Mayor’s Office on 01484 221904.
People are being encouraged to become volunteer to help others become involved in sport.
A course has been set up to show people who are interested what the benefits are and how to make sport happen locally. They will also get advice and support on how to start the activity sessions.
The Sport Maker programme is free and part of the official London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic legacy.
For more information go to http://www.sportmakers.co.uk/