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Nostalgia: Take a look back in time to the pages of the Huddersfield Examiner in August 1985 - Are you pictured?

The dogs with a waggiest tail, the friendliest face and best legs went on show at Greenhead Park in the annual Exemption Dog Show

Firefighters tackle Ravensthorpe mill blaze

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Investigation underway after charity clothes and rags go up in flames

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

Live Breaking News

  • My long stint on here is now coming to an end...Louise is logging on soon to take you through lunch.

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  • NEWS: Police in Kirklees are appealing for information as to the whereabouts of Abubaker Rawat.

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  • NEWS: Boffins from Huddersfield University have joined forces with police in a bid to crack down on crime.

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  • HTAFC:  It's two decades since Town began playing at what was then the McAlpine Stadium.

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  • NEWS: A pensioner was subjected to a terrifying ordeal by fleeing robbers who tied her hands together whilst demanding cash.

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  • NEWS:  If you see a helicopter round here it's usually the police or the air ambulance.  Today the people from the electricity board will be up in a chopper surveying lines in our region.

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  • NEWS: Officials at a ladies’ football club have hit back in a row with Huddersfield Town.

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  • NEWS:  NHS activists are set to march in protest of changes to hospital services in Huddersfield, Calderdale and North Kirklees.

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  • 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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Police appeal over man Abubaker Rawat who went missing from Dewsbury Distrct Hospital

Detectives appeal over missing patient Akubaker Rawat

Firefighters tackle Ravensthorpe mill blaze

Fire engine
Investigation underway after charity clothes and rags go up in flames

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
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

Huddersfield Giants taking steps to sharpen up their act ahead of Warrington trip

Giants coach Paul Anderson is hoping lessons can be learned from stuttering win over Widnes

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 RU

Season-ticket offer launched at Huddersfield Rugby Union Club to attract more support from the town

Bid to establish Lockwood Park club in National II North

Why I don't care whether Leeds or Castleford win the rugby league Challenge Cup at Wembley by Pete Barrow

Leeds Rhinos head coach Brian McDermott
Final too close to call in any case

Nicholas Garner hit's last-over six to win thrilling Tinker Cup final for Woolley against Mount in Huddersfield Central League

Copymark showpiece in balance until teenager hits decisive blow

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

Nostalgia: Take a look back in time to the pages of the Huddersfield Examiner in August 1985 - Are you pictured?

Nicholas Garner hit's last-over six to win thrilling Tinker Cup final for Woolley against Mount in Huddersfield Central League

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

James Foley

James Foley: Latest updates and reaction after US journalist is 'beheaded' by Islamic State militants

IS have released a shocking video showing a man they claim to be Foley being killed

Morning news headlines: Isis video shows 'British' beheader; Rennard criticism, Ferguson plea

A frame from a video released by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of journalist James Foley
The latest news from around the globe

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

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

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent