Emma Mansell murder: We may never know why Jonathan Sutton killed her, says top cop

Jonathan Sutton after his arrest for the murder of Emma Mansell
Sutton was today handed three life sentences for his horrific crimes in Oakes in May

Huddersfield firefighters set to walk out for four days across bonfire weekend

Huddersfield Fire Station crews support 4 hour strike
Angry union steps up strike action after negotiations break down

Emma Mansell murder: horror in a Huddersfield street

The scene on Reinwood Road and Emma Mansell (inset)
Police arrived to discover a bloodbath after a boy ran into the street, bleeding heavily from stab wounds

Denby Dale pensioner tied up and robbed in her own home by masked raiders tells of attack

The woman, who we have agreed not to identify, was tied up and robbed by robbers
Victim has spoken out to urge witnesses or the suspects themselves to come forward

Vote for your 14 Huddersfield Town legends to take part in The Pink Link Walkway Of Legends

We want you to submit your 14 choices from a list of 100 Town greats or a selection of your own

New Starters: Friday's gallery has even more pictures of kids starting school

New starters images 2014 - see below for more pictures
Wonderful images snapped during children's first days at school

Forget MasterChef meet Disaster Chef! Hapless cook Katy Docherty is banned from her own kitchen

Katy Docherty of Netherton with husband Mark and children Oliver (5) and Cerys (8)
Netherton mum-of-two even mucks up microwave meals and is now in contest for Britain's worst cook

Police hunt gang of thugs after Liversedge baseball bat attack

A baseball bat
Robbers strike in village home

Kurdish protest rally for Huddersfield this Saturday in St George's Square

Kurdish protesters gather in St George's Square, Huddersfield, calling for humanitarian aid and military intervention in the Kurdistan region.
Hundreds expected to demonstrate against ISIS

Restaurant review: Hare and Hounds at Upper Hopton

Quest for Sunday evening meal ends in disappointment

Live Breaking News

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  • NEWS: Due to a lack of volunteers the proposed sponsored car wash at Huddersfield Fire Station in aid of the Isaac Nash Trust tomorrow has had to be cancelled.

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  • NEWS: Police are appealing for witnesses after three men were assaulted and robbed in a house on Valley Road, Liversedge on Thursday evening.

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Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Savages at The Foresters, Crosland Moor

Property of the Week: The Barn in Helme

Spooky goings on

A healing white spirit, a devil dog and a phantom bingo player - 7 tales of spooky paranormal activity in haunted Huddersfield

Arnie will appear at the black tie dinner on November 14

Would you pay £1,500 to meet the Terminator? An Evening With Arnold Schwarzenegger planned in Leeds

Historic wooden pavilion being demolished close to Gibson Mill on the Hardcastle Crags estate in Hebden Bridge

Huddersfield Fire Station crews support 4 hour strike

Huddersfield firefighters set to walk out for four days across bonfire weekend

Angry union steps up strike action after negotiations break down

Police hunt gang of thugs after Liversedge baseball bat attack

A baseball bat
Robbers strike in village home

Puppy love! Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell's cute fox terrier Cosmo is Westminster Dog of the Year

Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell with Westminster Dog of the Year winner Cosmo (left) and pal George.
Pup and owner Dewsbury MP Simon Reevell top paw-blic vote

Wakefield Road stab man was knifed through chest reveals victim's family

Police incident, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield.
The family of the 22-year-old claim he is lucky to be alive, after the knife narrowly missed vital organs
Huddersfield Town have sealed an extension to the loan deal of Wigan Athletic striker Grant Holt

Huddersfield Town extend loan deal for Wigan Athletic striker Grant Holt

The powerful forward will stay at the John Smith's Stadium until December 28

WATCH: Sports Editor Mel Booth previews Huddersfield Town's weekend trip to Ipswich Town

Examiner Sports Editor Mel discusses the Suffolk clash for the Terriers as Chris Powell's side look to prolong their unbeaten league run

Championship paper talk: Burton Albion chief and former Manchester United assistant in race for Birmingham job as Fulham put striker up for loan

Burton Albion boss Gary Rowett is set to go head-to-head with Mike Phelan for the Birmingham City job
Check out a summary of the latest headlines from around the division

Can Huddersfield Town end long wait for win at Ipswich?

Andy Payton was playing the last time three points were plundered at Portman Road
Giants commercial manager Paul Cribb and Bond It managing director David Moore shake on the new sponsorship deal

Huddersfield Giants main partners Bond It agree to stick with club in 2015

Vital backing for Super League season

Huddersfield Giants forward Brett Ferres gets into England 17

Brett Ferres in action for the Huddersfield Giants
Bench start for Giants star in opener against Samoa in Brisbane

Huddersfield Giants sign Bradford Bulls youngster Oliver Roberts for Super League campaign

Academy international to join Giants squad next month
Huddersfield Town have sealed an extension to the loan deal of Wigan Athletic striker Grant Holt

Huddersfield Town extend loan deal for Wigan Athletic striker Grant Holt

The powerful forward will stay at the John Smith's Stadium until December 28

WATCH: Sports Editor Mel Booth previews Huddersfield Town's weekend trip to Ipswich Town

Examiner Sports Editor Mel discusses the Suffolk clash for the Terriers as Chris Powell's side look to prolong their unbeaten league run

Dale Tempest: the Real problem for Liverpool wasn't Ronaldo

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo (L) and Liverpool's Steven Gerrard as Liverpool take on Real Madrid
With Liverpool, everyone is talking about Balotelli, but I think they have a bigger problem when it comes to going forward – how to replace Steven Gerrard

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Huddersfield Choral Society presents Mendelssohn's St Paul oratorio

Paul Daniel, conductor
The concert will feature the award-winning Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra

Sculptor Vivien Whitaker Arbs donates pieces to the Lawrence Batley Theatre

Much of Vivien’s alabaster work is held in private collections but she is also keen to have pieces in the public domain
Federation of Master Builders

FMB says housebuilding industry on the up

SME workloads are growing across all sectors, according to a report by the Federation of Master builders

Waverley Consultancy nets a new client

Waverley Consultancy has been founded by former broadcaster, journalist and political adviser Stephen Naylor and will be based in Brighouse
Brighouse-based Waverley Consultancy has been appointed by Superleague netball team the Yorkshire Jets to raise its profile

Travel tots taking the hassle out of holidays

A Waterloo-based private maternity nurse is helping parents with small children have hassle-free holidays

Videos & Photos

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? It's The Savages at The Foresters, Crosland Moor

Police incident, Wakefield Road, Aspley, Huddersfield.

Wakefield Road stab man was knifed through chest reveals victim's family

WATCH: Sports Editor Mel Booth previews Huddersfield Town's weekend trip to Ipswich Town

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A small protest was held outside the newsagent after word of the refusal spread online

Shop refuses to sell cigarettes to serving soldiers because they wearing uniform

Worker apologises saying he believed he was legally required to refuse people in combat uniform

Morning news headlines: EU seeking £1.7bn more from UK, David Cameron pledges £80m more for Ebola

EU Heads of State pose for a group photo, during the EU summit at the European Council building in Brussels
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Alvin Stardust dies: Glam rock singer dies aged 72 after short cancer battle

Alvin Stardust
Stardust had recently been diagnosed with metastatic prostate cancer and died at home with his family around him

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