The Mousetrap returns to Leeds Grand

Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap has a historic connection with Leeds Grand - and the curtain went up on the production last night.

Two Lancaster bombers piggy backing each other in fly past over Louth, Lincs

Tuesday across the ITV Calendar region

Damp in South Yorkshire at first, but elsewhere mostly dry with sunny spells. Turning brighter and drier through the day, lighter winds

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Yorkshire teen has pioneering diabetes treatment

A teenager from West Yorkshire is playing her part in making medical history. Laura Dunion has type 1 diabetes - an auto-immune condition.

It means that extreme highs and lows of blood glucose levels are a constant threat to sufferers - particularly when they're asleep.

Laura, who lives near Leeds, is testing what's been described as an artificial pancreas.

In the first of two reports, Tina Gelder looks at how the illness is affecting Laura's life.

Leeds United's Hockaday experiment comes to abrupt end

Leeds' experiment with David Hockaday ended after just six games on Thursday as owner Massimo Cellino sacked his head coach.

Hockaday has been sacked by Leeds President Massimo Cellino
Hockaday has been sacked by Leeds President Massimo Cellino Credit: Press Association

Fifty-six-year-old Hockaday was a shock appointment by the Italian on June 19 and now, 10 weeks later, he has lost his job.

Hockaday, who listed Forest Green as his only managerial experience prior to taking the Leeds job, has lost four of his six games in charge.

His end comes the day after an embarrassing 2-1 defeat to Bradford in the Capital One Cup and four days after Cellino backed out of a decision to sack him in the wake of a 4-1 humbling at Watford.

Cellino said at the time that he had chosen to blame himself and not Hockaday, but the man known in Italy as the 'manager eater' has now pulled the trigger for a third time since arriving in Yorkshire in January.

Hockaday's assistant, Junior Lewis, has also lost his job and Neil Redfearn will lead the team against Bolton on Saturday.

Neil Redfearn to take temporary charge of Leeds United

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BREAKING: Neil Redfearn will take charge of the first team until a permanent replacement is appointed #lufc

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BREAKING: David Hockaday’s assistant Junior Lewis, who arrived with Hockaday on June 19, will also leave his position at the club. #lufc

Cellino: Keeping Hockaday after Watford was the wrong decision

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Massimo Cellino said: “I’d like to thank David for his efforts over the last two and a half months" #lufc

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MC: "but the results since the start of the season have meant we needed to act and make this decision."

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MC: “After the defeat at Bradford I realised that my decision to keep David at the club following the defeat at Watford was wrong"

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MC continued: "and I had to change my mind on the coaches position. As a club we will now begin our search for a new head coach.” #lufc

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Leeds United sack David Hockaday after just 70 days in charge

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BREAKING: Leeds United can confirm that David Hockaday's contract at the club has been terminated with immediate effect #lufc

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Massimo Cellino said: “I’d like to thank David for his efforts over the last two and a half months" #lufc

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BREAKING: David Hockaday’s assistant Junior Lewis, who arrived with Hockaday on June 19, will also leave his position at the club. #lufc

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