A prankster has been banned from keeping animals after he was filmed swallowing a live goldfish in front of stunned McDonald's diners.
Thousands turned out for Wakefield's Race for Life at the weekend. Our camera caught lots of people in action - are you one for them?
Police officers and staff in Wakefield will start moving into their new headquarters in Normanton today.
There will be a brass band procession in three cities today as the Bishop of the newly-formed diocese of West Yorkshire and the Dales is enthroned.
The Right Reverend Nick Baines will have three ceremonies at Wakefield, Bradford and Ripon.
Wakefield Wildcats have a new addition to their side Mickael Simon. The Catalan Dragon Prop, who was in the French team that reached the quarter finals of the 2013 World Cup, has signed a two year contract with the club.
Simon is the second acquisition for next season following the signing of Hull KR centre Craig Hall.
Thousands of people turned out in Wakefield today to watch the Yorkshire regiment's 3rd Battalion "the Rifles" parade through the city. More than 150 servicemen, cadets and veterans marched through the streets to the Cathedral for an official inspection as Sarah Clark reports.
Hundreds of riflemen exercised their Freedom of Wakefield today when they marched through the city to Wakefield Cathedral with rifles at the trail, bugles sounding and bands playing.
Wakefield is a heartland town for 3rd Battalion The Rifles (3 RIFLES), a light role infantry battalion which is normally based in Edinburgh. with many of the soldiers from the Battalion and their families hailing from the town and other parts of Yorkshire.
They were joined by Territorial Army soldiers from D (Rifles) company, 5th Battalion Royal Regiment of Fusiliers based in Scarborough Barracks in Balby, Doncaster, Army cadets from the Humberside and South Yorkshire Cadet Force and veterans from The Rifles Regimental Association
Troops will parade through Wakefield city centre today.
The regiment's 3rd Battalion The Rifles - granted the Freedom of the City of Wakefield in 2010 - will be exercising their right to do so.
The parade of 200 troops will leave the Elizabethan Gallery on Brook Street Wakefield, leaving at 10.55am and march through the city.
It will arrive at Wakefield Cathedral at 11am where a short service will be held.
Wakefield Council leader Peter Box said: "It is a great honour to welcome The Rifles to Wakefield where they have the honour of the Freedom of the City.
"The parade is our opportunity to honour and celebrate our British servicemen and women who are serving all over the world on behalf of their country."This occasion is also a time to remember those who have died or have been injured in the line of duty."
The Yorkshire Sculpture Park, which is filled with work by artists including Henry Moore and Tracey Emin ,has been named Museum of the Year.
The 500-acre open-air gallery , near Wakefield, was hailed by judges as a "truly outstanding museum with a bold artistic vision".
The park, which opened more than 30 years ago with an exhibition of 31 sculptures, welcomes 300,000 visitors a year to its galleries in the grounds of an 18th century country house.
It beat venues including Tate Britain and the Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth to the win the £100,000 prize, formally known as The Art Fund Prize for Museum of the Year, at a ceremony at the National Gallery in central London.
Oscar-winning director Sam Mendes announced this year's winner and praised the "dedication, love, and unbelievable creativity" of the shortlisted museums which also included London's Hayward Gallery and the Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts in Norwich.
Stephen Deuchar, who chaired the judges, said: "A perfect fusion of art and landscape, the Yorkshire Sculpture Park has gone from modest beginning to one of the finest outdoor museums one might ever imagine."
A woman has suffered a head injury in an assault at a bar in Wakefield which may leave her permanently scarred.
The victim, a 20-year-old woman, was near the DJ booth in the Stereo bar early on Sunday, when she became involved in an altercation with two other women.
A 20-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of assault occasioning griveous bodily harm and released on bail. Another woman, also aged 20, has been interviewed under caution.
Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
Delays of up to 15 mins between Wakefield Kirkgate and Barnsley / Mirfield due to signalling problems.
The parents of two West Yorkshire school children who were killed on holiday in Corfu have been told exactly who will be called to give evidence at their inquest.
Bobby and Christi Shepherd were 6 and 7 years old when they died eight years ago after carbon monoxide from a faulty boiler seeped into their holiday chalet. David Hirst reports.