Five arrests over Evans rape ID

Five people have been charged over the naming online of the woman raped by former Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans.

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Olympians tributes to Rebecca Adlington

Olympians have taken to Twitter to pay tribute to Rebecca Adlington and to wish her luck as she retires from competitive swimming.

Boxer Anthony Ogogo, heptathlete Louise Hazel and open water swimmer Kari-anne Payne tweeted:


@beckadlington All the best for your retirement Becks. You'll go down as an absolute legend in the pool. Good luck in the future love x


So unbelievably proud of @beckadlington and honoured to have been on some of your journey with you. I miss you alread!! xxxxx #legend


Airport responds to "twitter bomb threat" man being cleared

Any threat against airports and those that use them is always taken seriously and in passing this information on to the police our staff responded in line with normal operational procedures. The safety of our passengers and staff is of the highest importance to us and we will continue to work closely with South Yorkshire Police on such issues.”

– Steve Gill, Airport Director, Robin Hood Airport Doncaster Sheffield

Police horses join Twitter

West Yorkshire Mounted Police
West Yorkshire Mounted Police Credit: West Yorkshire Police

The West Yorkshire Police Mounted Section is following in the footsteps of the Force helicopter by getting their own Twitter account. Mounted officers will tweet from the @WYPHorses account so people can keep up to date with the the force's 18 horse’s movements and their duties.

This ranges from providing proactive patrols in support of neighbourhood policing areas to pre planned operational events. You will also see what’s going on at the stables in order to keep the horses fit and ready for work.

West Yorkshire Mounted Police
West Yorkshire Mounted Police Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Inspector Trevor Thackray of the Mounted Section said, "Following the success of the@WYPHelicopter account we thought it was time to show the public what we do as a department. Twitter has given us a platform to show the public the value our horses add to the organisation."

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