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WATCH: Iraqi doctor settled in Huddersfield speaks of fears for lives of his wife and young children over immigration red tape

Dr Naser Jarallah, settled in Dalton, fled to UK to escape persecution

Dr Graham Williams' delight as CSI Huddersfield university student Miranda Blackburn picked as first to work with police

Forensics student Miranda Blackburn chosen for placement with crime scene investigation unit

Berry Brow man John McDonagh labelled 'stupid' after stealing a council worker's phone and throwing it onto a roof

McDonagh, from Berry Brow, ended up more than £200 out of pocket after magistrates ordered him to pay his victim compensation

Ladies football club hit back in 'cash row' with Huddersfield Town

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Huddersfield Town Ladies FC 'taking legal advice' after fall out

Battle on to save Huddersfield's and Dewsbury's free buses

Save our free bus: Clr Christine Iredale with passengers and free town bus driver Richard Gee
Kirklees says cuts are necessary because of Government imposed cutbacks

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS:  Respect MP George Galloway has been interviewed under caution by police after making a speech in which he announced Bradford was an "Israel-free zone".

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  • WEATHER:  Paul Stevens' has just tweeted his three day weather report.

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  • GIANTS:  The game with league leaders St Helen's has been moved to suit Sky Sports.

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  • HTAFC:  Our football experts are clear on who the star of Town's 2-1 win at Reading last night was.

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  • NEWS:  Firefighters attended a chimney blaze in the middle of last night.

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  • TRAVEL:  If you're coming to our fair town from the west, bad news, there's a crash on the M62.

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  • NEWS:  Good news for fans of Happy Valley, which was filmed around Huddersfield and Calderdale.  It's coming back for a second series.

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  • NEWS:  A warehouse filled with clothes for charity and rags went up in flames last night.

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  • Morning folks...it's sunny but it's chilly.  My car was covered in condensation.  It feels like autumn.  Just checking all our news sources but I can tell you there was a fairly big fire at a warehouse in Ravensthorpe last night...more details to come

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  • Weather: Today is set to stay dry but will remain cloudy with some bright spells later on this afternoon.

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  • Traffic: Reports of a lane blocked on the westbound M62 at exit slip road at J27 due to a broken down vehicle.

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WATCH: Iraqi doctor settled in Huddersfield speaks of fears for lives of his wife and young children over immigration red tape

Dr Naser Jarallah, settled in Dalton, fled to UK to escape persecution

Dr Graham Williams' delight as CSI Huddersfield university student Miranda Blackburn picked as first to work with police

Forensics student Miranda Blackburn chosen for placement with crime scene investigation unit

Battle on to save Huddersfield's and Dewsbury's free buses

Save our free bus: Clr Christine Iredale with passengers and free town bus driver Richard Gee
Kirklees says cuts are necessary because of Government imposed cutbacks

Berry Brow man John McDonagh labelled 'stupid' after stealing a council worker's phone and throwing it onto a roof

McDonagh, from Berry Brow, ended up more than £200 out of pocket after magistrates ordered him to pay his victim compensation
Reading v Huddersfield Town

Player Ratings: Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town

Marks for Huddersfield Town players after sealing their first win of the league season at the Madejski Stadium

Players deserve credit insists Mark Lillis as Huddersfield Town chalk first Championship win of season at Reading

We played with spirit and belief and that's what I want

Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town:

Goals from Jacob Butterfield and the excellent Harry Bunn helped the Terriers to their first points of the season at the Madejski Stadium

Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town - five things we learned and fans' gallery

Reading v Huddersfield Town
Check out the five things we learned from Mark Lillis' side's deserved first Championship win of the season

Jake Connor to lead Huddersfield Giants Academy challenge at Warrington

The Huddersfield Giants Under 19s have named their squad for the trip to Leaders Warrington

New date for Huddersfield Giants v St Helens Super League clash

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The Huddersfield  Giants will now host St Helens on Friday, September 12

Huddersfield Giants Academy in good shape for big Warrington test

Huddersfield Giants assistant coach Chris Thorman
The Giants Under 19s warmed up for their tough trip to leaders Warrington with a big win over Widnes
Reading v Huddersfield Town

Player Ratings: Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town

Marks for Huddersfield Town players after sealing their first win of the league season at the Madejski Stadium

Players deserve credit insists Mark Lillis as Huddersfield Town chalk first Championship win of season at Reading

We played with spirit and belief and that's what I want

Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town:

Goals from Jacob Butterfield and the excellent Harry Bunn helped the Terriers to their first points of the season at the Madejski Stadium
Are you ready for Leeds Festival 2014?

Off to Leeds Festival? Read our festival survival guide to make sure your weekend goes without a hitch

From festival fashion to what to pack and how to make sure you don't miss your favourite bands

New Opera North season - from decadence to downfall

From the world's most performed opera, La Traviata, to one of the earliest ever composed, the new Opera North season has them both.

The work of an old 'master' inspires the young in Mirfield

Portrait painter William Jordan's work has inspired a new generation of painters at a workshop in Mirfield.
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, looks to her Yorkshire roots

Yorkshire Day gives Tykes a chance to celebrate their regional roots - without feeling trapped by them

Chadwick Lawrence partner awarded MBA

Sarah Crowther, head of family law and probate at Chadwick Lawrence, studied part-time to gain an MBA at Huddersfield University

Syngenta backs apprenticeships

A leading Huddersfield manufacturer is urging school leavers to take the apprenticeship route into a career

Videos & Photos

WATCH: Iraqi doctor settled in Huddersfield speaks of fears for lives of his wife and young children over immigration red tape

Reading v Huddersfield Town

Player Ratings: Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town

Players deserve credit insists Mark Lillis as Huddersfield Town chalk first Championship win of season at Reading

Celebrity Big Brother contestants

Celebrity Big Brother 2014: Launch night recap with pictures and reaction as it happened

Jim Davidson was the winner last time around but who will be the next king or queen of the diary room?

Takeaway owner from Liverpool joins fight against Isis in Iraq

Mohammed Abudullah has joined the fight against Isis in Iraq
Mohammed Abudullah is among the British Kurds compelled to go back to Iraq to take up arms

Morning news headlines: Police probe social media cases, rail passengers facing price hike

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