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Police searching for missing Bradford four year-old

Police are appealing for help to find a four-year-old girl missing from Bradford.

Mehreen Abbas who is missing from Bradford Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Mehreen Abbas was last seen at St Columba's Catholic Primary School in Tong Street around 3.22pm this afternoon.

She is described as Asian, with olive skin, 3ft tall with short black hair tied back and was last seen wearing her school uniform of a royal blue jumper, light grey trousers and black shoes.

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Claudia Lawrence suspect re-bailed

Chef Claudia Lawrence disappeared in 2009.
Chef Claudia Lawrence disappeared in 2009. Credit: North Yorkshire Police/PA Archive

North Yorkshire Police have re-bailed a man suspected of murdering missing chef Claudia Lawrence.

The 59-year-old, believed to be Michael Snelling, was arrested last month in connection with the disappearance of the chef who went missing in 2009.

Police said he was re-bailed pending further inquiries.

South east and Merseyside among high pollution areas

The south east, east Midlands,Yorkshire and Humberside, north west and Merseyside and the north east are still suffering from "high" air pollution levels, Defra has warned.

Red and pink represent areas experiencing 'high' pollution levels.
Red and pink represent areas experiencing 'high' pollution levels. Credit: Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.

A fresh air mass arriving later today is expected to push the pollution eastwards over the North Sea.

Read: High levels of pollution expected to clear

Find out if your area is still affected at the Defra website here

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Drunken pilot jailed

A pilot with 25 years experience has been jailed for nine months after admitting to being drunk in charge of a flight that was about to take off from Leeds Bradford International airport.

54 year-old Irfan Faiz, was three times over the limit allowed for drinking and flying, unsteady on his feet and smelt of alcohol when he was arrested in September.

The Pakistan International Airlines flight was supposed to take off from Leeds Bradford to Pakistan, carrying nearly 200 passengers.

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Yorkshire named third in list of top 10 world regions

Yorkshire has been named third in the list of top 10 world regions to visit in 2014, by the Lonely Planet travel guide.

It praises the area's "rugged moorlands, heritage homes and cosy pubs"

ITV News Correspondent Rupert Evelyn spent the day in Pateley Bridge to experiencing what the locals call "God's own country".

Read: Scotland and Yorkshire hailed as 2014 travel 'must sees'

Pilot arrested at Leeds Bradford Airport

An airline pilot is in police custody after being arrested on suspicion of being drunk while in charge of a plane.

At about 10pm police were called to Leeds Bradford International Airport where they arrested an airline pilot on suspicion of carrying out an activity ancillary to an aviation function while impaired by drink.

The 54-year-old man, from Pakistan, is currently in custody.

– Spokesman for West Yorkshire Police
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Suspected drunk pilot arrested at Yorkshire airport

The captain of a Pakistan International Airlines flight from Leeds Bradford Airport to Islamabad is currently being held on suspicion of being drunk while in charge of a plane.

The 54-year-old pilot, from Pakistan, was arrested around 10 o'clock last night apparently while making pre-flight checks in the cockpit of the Airbus 310 aircraft.

All 180 passengers on board at the time had to be taken off the plane and put up overnight in a hotel.

The pilot is currently being held on suspicion of carrying out an activity ancillary to an aviation function while impaired by drink.

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