A man who was wanted in connection with a double murder in Bradford is in police custody in Yorkshire after being extradited from Pakistan.Read the full story ›
A trial date is to be fixed for footballer Ched Evans, who is charged with rape.
The Court of Appeal quashed his previous rape conviction last month. A plea and case management hearing will be held at Mold Crown Court at the end of May.
Evans, aged 27, will find out on Friday, 27th May when the trial will be held. The hearing will be conducted by Wales’ most senior judge, Mrs Justice Nicola Davies, via a live television link from Cardiff Crown Court.
Teenagers from Huddersfield have been building basher shelters and sampling military rations as part of an Army taster weekend in Catterick.Read the full story ›
A charity which campaigns to improve the position of women in India is being supported by the Yorkshire Indian Society.Read the full story ›
The budget airline Ryanair has announced it is launching several new routes from Leeds Bradford. It says it expects 1.1 million customers a year to travel through the airport. The new routes include flights to Gran Canaria and a twice weekly winter service to Faro.
We welcome the growth in the Ryanair programme for winter 2016 following strong demand for flights over the last 12 months. The introduction of a new route to Gran Canaria will widen the airline's destination choice to 12 routes across 6 countries, whilst the continuation of Faro flights into the winter will be welcomed by overseas home owners and holidaymakers alike.In addition, the growth in flight frequencies to Alicante, Krakow, Lanzarote and Tenerife will mean that next winter will see the largest ever winter Ryanair programme from LBA serving Leeds and the wider Yorkshire region.
Ben Needham's family launch an appeal in Scandinavia to find what could be the only footage of the toddler who disappeared from Kos in 1991.Read the full story ›
Muslims and Christians in Lincoln have come together in condemnation of the terrorist attacks in Brussels on Tuesday which killed more than thirty people.
After an open air service at the city's Stonebow, members of the Lincoln Churches together group held a procession to join with Muslims at the end of Friday prayers. The chairman of the Islamic Association of Lincoln said the atrocities in Belgium go against everything his religion stands for.
The Bishop of Leeds, Nick Baines, has just returned from Iraq, where he met displaced Iraqis and Syrian refugees.Read the full story ›
Joint prayers are being held in Lincoln today following the terrorist attacks in Brussels.
An open air service is being held by members of the Lincoln Churches Together, followed by a procession with local Muslim residents.
The events will promote community cohesion and a united front against threats from terrorism.
Families of British victims killed in the Germanwings air crash will take legal action against the flight school where the co-pilot trained.Read the full story ›