Hundreds of people have marched against cuts to public services and jobs, which union leaders claim are having a bigger impact here in the North than the South of the country.
Some parents also joined the rally in Halifax as uncertainty surrounds the future of local children's centres. Jon Hill reports.
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A second half strike from the Senegalese international saw Hull City beat Sheffield Wednesday 1-0. Chris Dawkes reports from Wembley.
Part of the breathtaking Poppies sculpture from the Tower of London has gone on display today at Lincoln Castle.
Chris Dawkes has the half-time match report from Wembley with Hull City drawing 0-0 with Sheffield Wednesday