Leeds City Council chiefs will decide later today exactly how many Syrian refugees they will take in over the next few years.
It has been proposed that the city should take in upto 200 of the 20,000 Syrian refugees the Government has announced it is prepared to accept in the UK over the next five years.
As Yorkshire prepares to welcome the Rugby World Cup, dozens of dancers are putting the finishing touches to the traditional opener, the hakka.
The performers will take centre stage in Millennium Square in Leeds ahead of the region's first match between Canada and Italy at Elland Road on Saturday.
Taking part are a couple who've been dancing for more than 60 years as Sally Simpson reports.
A mural painted on the walls of the Junction cafe at Armley in Leeds was supposed to be a positive statement encouraging everyone through the door.
Instead - extreme reaction to the statement has prompted police to launch a hate crime investigation as Victoria Whittam reports.
A mother who believes her new-born daughter was stolen as part of a baby-trafficking scandal has travelled to Brussels to take her fight for answers to the European parliament.
Ruth Appleby, from North Yorkshire, was told her baby had died hours after birth in a Spanish hospital. But she now fears her daughter Rebecca was taken away and sold to adoptive parents.
It's estimated 300,000 babies may have been sold by a network of doctors, nurses and nuns in Spain. Helen Steel reports.
As Rugby World Cup fever takes hold, Leeds will host two of the competition's matches this weekend.
With Scotland, America, Italy and Canada all set to take to the pitch at Elland Road, our visitors and their fans are already arriving.
And it seems that they are all making themselves at home - particularly Team Canada.
Today, the team were out and about in Leeds to honour their fellow countryman the late Terry Fox who became a national hero when he decided to run across the country to raise money for cancer research after losing his own leg to the disease when he was just eighteen.
Today the Canadian team raised money for the Terry Fox Foundation which carries on the work in Terry's name. And at Leeds Trinity Shopping Centre, they also found time to sing the national anthem.
Staff at a cafe in Leeds have been threatened with violence because they made a point of welcoming refugees. A mural painted on the walls of the Junction cafe in Armley was supposed to be a positive statement encouraging everyone through the door. Instead extreme reaction to the statement prompted police to launch a hate crime investigation. Victoria Whittam reports.
Adam Smith from The Real Junk Food Project has spoken out about the reaction the cafe in Armley got when it painted a mural saying 'Refugees welcome.' He says there were physical threats made against staff members.
Police have stepped up patrols in Leeds after cafe workers say they were threatened because they welcomed refugees.
Owners of Armley Junktion painted the words 'refugees welcome, everybody welcome' on the wall. They say the words were a positive statement highlighting that they are open to all, but the mural was vandalised and staff were threatened with violence when they tried to repaint it.
Police say they are treating the matter seriously. The cafe says they will not be putting the slogan back up in a bid to calm tensions in the area.
Police have stepped up patrols in Leeds after cafe workers claimed they were threatened - because they welcomed refugees.
Owners of Armley Junktion painted the words 'refugees welcome' on the wall. They say it was vandalised - and that staff even received death threats.
We are currently investigating the criminal damage at the cafe and treating it as racially-aggravated. We are also investigating a linked offence of publishing material to stir up racial hatred, which is related to social media.
We always treat incidents of this nature very seriously and are doing everything we can to identify those responsible and bring them to justice.
We have visited the cafe to offer support and reassurance to the victims, and officers will be increasing patrols in the area. We will continue to monitor the situation closely while our investigations continue.
We would like to hear from anyone with any information that could assist our enquiries. We would also ask people to consider carefully any posts they make on social media in relation to these incidents.
Calderdale has become the latest local authority in our region to say it will welcome refugees from Syria. The council says it will take in 50 adults and families with children. The authority is working in conjunction with St Augustine's in Halifax, a charity run centre which already provides support to refugees and has recently launched a new appeal for funds.
Meanwhile, tons more aid destined for refugees of the continent was driven out of Yorkshire tonight . The One Nation charity in Batley loaded up a huge 40 foot trailer with food, clothes and bedding. The truck will join up to 50 others near London tonight in a convoy heading for France. Donations have come from all over Yorkshire. Here's the Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox.