Family tell of their lightning-strike terror

Children aged one and three were playing just feet from the explosions caused by the massive bolt

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Youth injured after motorbike smashes into car in Brackenhall

Police seal off Oxley Road near Asda after victim taken to hospital

Pictures: M62 thrown into chaos after man falls to death from bridge

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Motorway shut for more than two hours westbound at Hartshead

Former Virgin young business ambassador Jacob Hill jailed for dealing drugs after falling into £17k debt

Jacob Hill (left) and the Duke of York at the Young Entrepreneur Awards
Lazy Camper founder - and former Yorkshire Ambassador for Virgin Media Pioneers - had advised The Duke of York

Magistrates ban Lindley man Anthony Heath from the Kingsgate Shopping Centre for six months

Kingsgate Centre in Huddersfield.
The exclusion order was issued after the 44-year-old stole a bottle of perfume from TK Maxx

Man charged over Huddersfield town centre attack

Police enquiries are continuing following the incident in Cross Church Street on Sunday

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Pictures: Yorkshire Jets netball ace Lydia Walker returns to old school

Youngsters at Lindley Junior School receive coaching from England star

More than 100 flock to threatened bowling green for what could be its last match

The 110-year-old green was put up for sale after the Newsome Working Men's Club shut down due to financial  problems

Mid Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce backs Examiner campaign

The decision to pause electrification of the trans-Pennine rail route is "profoundly disappointing" says Steven Leigh

Pictures and video: Hundreds of dancers stage big contest at Huddersfield Leisure Centre

Teams from across the region descended on Huddersfield for the Energy Epidemic event

Live Breaking News

  • Still waiting for an update from police about the biker crash in Brackenhall last night. I will update you as soon as I hear.

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    Motorcyclist injured after smash with car on Oxley Road, Brackenhall

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  • TERROR: David Cameron and Boris Johnson are now laying wreaths at the Hyde Park memorial to mark 10 years since the 7/7 bombings.

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  • FIRE: Crews from Huddersfield attended reports of a rubbish fire in Keldregate, Bradley last night.

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  • TRAVEL: Heavy traffic on M62 Eastbound between J25 A644 (Brighouse) and J27 M621 / A650 / A62 (Gildersome).

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  • TERROR: The families of three of the Yorkshiremen who killed themselves and 52 innocent people in the July 7 2005 attacks are still looking for answers 10 years on, an imam has said.

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  • TERROR: Lots of tweets this morning marking a decade since the 7/7 bombings in London.

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  • POLICE: Detectives in Leeds investigating the attempted murder and rape of a woman in Beeston have been notified by the Slovakian authorities that the suspect detained there can be extradited back to the UK.

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  • I will check the latest on the bike crash last night in Brackenhall.

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  • Good morning Huddersfield. I will check the latest for you now.

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  • Roads: Heavy traffic on A629 Calderdale Way westbound, Elland, at A6025 Halifax Road.

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Look: Sun brings out crowds for biggest ever Meltham Memories event

Graham, Kat, Carl and Holly- You can order a glossy print of any of our photos to be delivered to your door, or have a high res version emailed to you. Call 01484 437707 or check http://huddersfieldphotos.newsprints.co.uk/ using reference No. YSR_HDE_020715cowan7

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? Anniversary celebrations at the Radcliffe Arms, Almondbury

Small World Beers, Shelley

LOOK: Take a peek behind the scenes at Small World Beers, Shelley

Oakwell Hall and Red House Museum

Go back to 1914 with Oakwell Hall and Red House to experience life in a military camp

Huddersfield heatwave: Seven tips for staying safe in the sun

Sarah Metcalfe celebrates 100th birthday

Former nurse marks centenary

Cycle rides to boost fundraising for Holme Valley Mountain Rescue Team

Series of routes range from seven miles to 40 miles

Licence granted to Newsome Tap pub in former working men's club

The pub hopes to use part of the bowling green at the back as a car park if planning permission is granted to its owner

Fast and furious cycling action set to take over the streets of Huddersfield town centre

Details and timings of road closures for Huddersfield Criterium on Wednesday

Huddersfield Town confirm home date with Deportivo de La Coruna

The Spanish side will visit later this month

Conor Coady grateful for his season at Huddersfield Town

The midfielder is in France on Wolves' pre-season tour

Huddersfield Town take Brian Murphy on trial as fellow keeper Joe Murphy is linked with Bradford City

Brian Murphy is a free agent after leaving QPR

Paul Clements becomes Huddersfield Town lead academy goalkeeping coach

The new recruit previously worked for Wolves and Middlesbrough

Huddersfield Giants will be in good shape for St Helens Super League trip

There's so much at stake for the trip to Langtree Park

Huddersfield Giants won't be happy unless a top-four Super League finish is secured

Securing a place in the Super 8s is the minimum requirement for head coach Paul Anderson

Pictures: Huddersfield Giants battle through for crucial 32-14 win to seal top-eight place in Super League

Danny Brough’s breathtaking cross kick for Jermaine McGillvary’s 60th-minute try put paid to the Robins' hopes

Huddersfield Town confirm home date with Deportivo de La Coruna

The Spanish side will visit later this month

Huddersfield racer Josh Caygill aims to climb the standings again in Austria

Netherton racer Josh Caygill is ready to make an assault on the top ten as the Audi Sport TT Cup heads to the Red Bull Ring in Austria.

Conor Coady grateful for his season at Huddersfield Town

The midfielder is in France on Wolves' pre-season tour

When is Huddersfield Food and Drink Festival 2015?

Four-day festival returns for its 15th year in August - we've got the dates for your diary here

When is Emley Show 2015?

Emley Show: Cattle take to the arena for judging
Fun for all the family beneath the iconic Emley Moor Mast — here is the date for your diary

Historic Middle Ages footpath re-opened as part of new Crossing the Pennines Heritage Trail

The ambitious project was enabled after The Milestone Society won a £50,000 ITV People's Millions grant

Howarths People and Safety Management renews stadium deal

Cleckheaton-based Howarths People and Safety Management will stage a charity event at the John Smith's Stadium in October

KC Works enjoys success

Kirklees College and Stafflex have successfully placed students in permanent jobs as part of the KC Works work experience scheme

Business Profile: Michelle Bancroft, of Slimming World

Michelle Bancroft is helping people feel better about themselves as a Slimming World consultant

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Remembrance services have begun to mark the tenth anniversary of the July 7 attacks

Survivors and relatives of victims are attending other services at stations in the capital.

Britain remembers victims of 7/7 London terror attacks ten years on

People look at flowers left by the July 7 memorial plaque at Aldgate Station, London, which names those who were killed in the bombings at the station, as Britain remembers the July 7 attacks amid a welter of warnings about the enduring and changing threat from terrorism a decade on.
52 people were killed by four home-grown terrorists in July 7, 2005

Morning news headlines: Minute's silence for 7/7 victims, 'Credible' Greek bailout plan urged

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Greece finance minister resigns as banks run out of cash

With Greek banks running out of cash and facing the danger of collapse within days without new aid, the government in Athens is racing against the clock.

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