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Fourth Yorkshire England fan jailed after Marseille Euro 2016 violence

A fourth England fan from Yorkshire has been jailed and banned from France following violence over the weekend.

Widespread trouble hit Marseille ahead of England's Euro 2016 opener. There was further violence inside the Stade Velodrome after the two teams drew.

One fan has been left with severe head injuries and Uefa has threatened to ban England and Russia if there is any repeat.

Steven Cornell, 28, from Huddersfield has been jailed for two months and given a two-year ban from France after appearing in court in Marseille charged in connection with violence at the weekend.

Paul Jackson, 21, from Halifax, received one month in jail and a two-year ban after he threw bottles at police and supporters on Saturday.

Alexander Booth and Ian Hepworth were the first fans to be dealt with following the disorder.

Booth, 20, from Huddersfield, was jailed for two months for throwing a bottle at police and banned from France for two years.

Hepworth, 41, a psychiatric nurse from Sheffield, was given a three month sentence for the same offence and the same ban.

Reacting to the sentence, Booth's father Chris, who was later seen in tears, said "I'll fight it" and "miscarriage".

Young Hull boxers learn about Muhammad Ali

Boxers at Tommy Coyle's gym in Hull held a minutes silence for Ali Credit: ITV News

Young boxers in Hull have been learning about Muhammad Ali, whose funeral took place today.

Boxing champion Tommy Coyle has been telling youngsters about the heavyweight champions achievements both inside and outside the ring.

He also held a minute's silence in memory of the man known as 'The Greatest' at his gym in the city.

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Prayers said for Muhammad Ali at Leeds mosque

Prayers were said for Muhammad Ali at a Leeds mosque following the legendary boxer's death at the weekend.

The Makkah mosque, in Hyde Park, has worked in partnership with the Muhammad Ali Centre in Kentucky for several years.

In the past worshippers at the mosque have raised thousands of pounds which has been donated to the Muhammad Ali Centre's charitable causes.

Ali, pictured with two members of the mosque Credit: Leeds Makkah Mosque

Fresh hope for families of soldiers in Indian prison

There is fresh hope for the families of six former soldiers serving a prison sentence in India, to have them released, following a visit by the Foreign Minister in Tamil Nadu.

Three Yorkshiremen were among the crew onboard a ship - providing protection to commercial ships on the Indian coast - when they were arrested for carrying weapons.

Earlier this year - more than two years after their initial arrest - they were jailed. Their families continue to battle to get them back home.

Helen Steel reports.

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Yorkshire boxers pay tribute to Muhammad Ali who died aged 74

Yorkshire boxing stars have been tweeting tributes to Muhammad Ali who has passed away aged 74. He had been being treated in hospital for a respiratory condition.

Luke Campbell MBE, credited Ali - who famously referred to himself as 'the Greatest'- as the reason the majority of children start boxing.

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