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Drivers have a 'mare on the M62 after runaway horse leaps onto motorway

Large queues were caused in between junction 26 and 28 when the daredevil animal, pictured by Olivia Wynn, broke through a fence near to Tingley

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge
Cyclists embarked on 70-mile Cambridge-Leicester leg today

Batley man Usman Ali in court after importing 4,000 diazepam tablets in a bid to get some sleep

Leeds Crown Court
Ali, of Batley, admitted importing a controlled drug when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Unison to ballot Kirklees and Calderdale council and school workers for strike action after 70% rejected 1% pay offer

Strike action
Kirklees and Calderdale workers will be balloted for strike action

Teacher Brendan O'Brien in court accused of sexually assaulting children at a Mirfield school

O'Brien denied 18 charges involving five boys when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

VIDEO INTERVIEW - Now you see them, now you don't! Parking signs removed from Tesco Express in Mirfield after just six hours

Store bosses back down over parking restrictions after public outcry

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  • NEWS: This got social media abuzz last night - a runaway horse found itself on the M62.

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  • GIANTS: Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson says results better than the performances!

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  • NEWS: Unison will ballot Kirklees and Calderdale council and school workers for strike action after 70% rejected 1% pay offer.

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Leeds Crown Court

Kirklees police officer Gareth Bentley jailed over speeding case

Liversedge cop lied over speeding allegations and is jailed

Batley man Usman Ali in court after importing 4,000 diazepam tablets in a bid to get some sleep

Leeds Crown Court
Ali, of Batley, admitted importing a controlled drug when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Drivers have a 'mare on the M62 after runaway horse leaps onto motorway

Large queues were caused in between junction 26 and 28 when the daredevil animal, pictured by Olivia Wynn, broke through a fence near to Tingley

Teacher Brendan O'Brien in court accused of sexually assaulting children at a Mirfield school

O'Brien denied 18 charges involving five boys when he appeared at Kirklees Magistrates' Court

Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells has half-century in sights as Leicester City visit looms

The Bermudian has scored seven goals for Town, but teammate Ollie Norwood says there is a lot more to his game

Can Huddersfield Town finally claim a league win over Leicester City?

Leicester City celebrate after winning the Sky Bet Football League Championship
Mark Robins was on the scoresheet last time Town trapped the Foxes

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge
Cyclists embarked on 70-mile Cambridge-Leicester leg today

Huddersfield Town v Leicester City: How the bookies see it

Huddersfield Town badge
Champions are favourites at the John Smith's Stadium
Peter Aspinall

Huddersfield Giants youngster Peter Aspinall will benefit from his Challenge Cup experience

Giants youngster Peter Aspinall will relish the chance to face in-form Super League side Castleford on Sunday

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson column: Results better than the performances!

Paul Anderson Column
Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson answers the questions put to him by Examiner RL writer Chris Roberts

Huddersfield Giants hooker Shaun Lunt getting back to his best

Shaun Lunt looks ready to put an injury-hit start to his Giants season behind hime
Ed Barber scored YMCA’s opening try as they notched victory at table-topping Cleckheaton in North I East

Huddersfield YMCA going for glory in North I promotion play-off clash at Birkenhead Park

Several players are back to fitness as coach Jody Shaw aims to bow out on a high

Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells has half-century in sights as Leicester City visit looms

The Bermudian has scored seven goals for Town, but teammate Ollie Norwood says there is a lot more to his game

Can Huddersfield Town finally claim a league win over Leicester City?

Leicester City celebrate after winning the Sky Bet Football League Championship
Mark Robins was on the scoresheet last time Town trapped the Foxes

Pictorial feast from Batley Camera Club

Digital technology has been fully embraced by members of a century-old camera club in Batley

Holmfirth Festival of Folk celebrates French-style

Ninth Holmfirth Folk Festival in May will celebrate the Grand Depart of the Tour de France

Pottery project helps mould new community of artists

Holme Valley Sharing Memories group used the artform to help several residents of Honley's Enfield Down Mental Health Unit learn new skills
Abzorb managing director Steve Beeby and Mike Walsh with Huddersfield Town commercial director Sean Jarvis

Abzorb rings up partnership deal with Huddersfield Town

Brighouse-based telecoms specialist Abzorb has become a commercial partner of Huddersfield Town

Elland firm Witt UK Group plans jobs recruitment after new funding

Council praised for helping hand to Calderdale firm

Card Factory formerly owned by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle set to float on the stock exchange

Dean and Janet Hoyle
The greetings card retailer founded by Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle is to list on the stock exchange

Videos & Photos

Huddersfield Town striker Nahki Wells has half-century in sights as Leicester City visit looms

VIDEO INTERVIEW - Now you see them, now you don't! Parking signs removed from Tesco Express in Mirfield after just six hours

Pedal4Pounds 2014: Cyclists set off on day two of the charity challenge

Riders get into gear for day two of Pedal4Pounds challenge

National news

Morning news headlines for April 24, 2014

Everything you need to stay up to date around the globe

David Moyes sacked: No thanks for players as Moyes breaks silence

Fired boss releases statement day after being fired from Manchester United job

Dying teenage cancer patient Stephen Sutton completes bucket list after raising £1million for charity

Stephen Sutton
Generous well-wishers completed his aim of raising the seven-figure sum for the Teenage Cancer Trust after 19-year-old posted emotional final message from his hospital bed

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