Police name man who died in Dewsbury river tragedy as Christopher Matthews

Detectives appeal for anyone who saw him before river plunge to come forward

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for Teacher of the Year

Nominees for Teacher of the Year
The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category

LOOK: Retro retail — This is what shopping looked like in Huddersfield and Dewsbury 100 years ago

Retail retro: Huddersfield shops from a century ago
Archive pictures of butchers, grocers, confectioners and more

Huddersfield Giants staff plan Magic Weekend bike ride to help Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Andy Kelly and Steve Hardisty to cycle to Newcastle for charity

Smoke billowed across Huddersfield ring road after small fire

The former college on fire
It prompted numerous calls to West Yorkshire Fire’s control centre

Lib Dems refuse to back new minority Labour administration for Calderdale Council

Calderdale council leader, Clr Tim Swift in Halifax Town Hall
Lib Dem leader Janet Battye refuses to back Labour

Live Breaking News

  • NEWS: Teacher awards:

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  • NEWS: Huddersfield Sea Cadets AGM will be held on the 11 June 2015 at 1915 at the TA Centre, St Pauls St, Huddersfield HD13DR.

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  • NEWS: Fifa president Sepp Blatter, 79, has chaired an emergency meeting under growing political pressure over a corruption scandal that saw arrests on Wednesday.

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  • NEWS: A man who died after being pulled from a river in Dewsbury has been named as 55-year-old Christopher Matthews.

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  • TRAVEL: Traffic returned to normal on A644 Wakefield Road from A62 Cooper Bridge Road (Cooper Bridge Roundabout) to M62 J25 Roundabout.

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  • NEWS: The finalists have been announced for Yorkshire’s Favourite Pub 2015 after a record-breaking year of voting.

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  • I'm logging off now and my colleague Chloe is taking over the blog.

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  • SPORT: Some of you may remember this - some won't but will want to re-live the 1994/95 play-off final 20 years on.

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  • NATIONAL: Here's one to think about before buying lunch: nearly three-quarters (73%) of fresh shop-bought chickens have tested positive for food poisoning bug campylobacter in a Food Standards Agency survey.

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  • NEWS: I think we all know this, but what can be done about it? Traffic is getting busier on Kirklees roads.

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  • TRAVEL: Slow traffic on A629 Wakefield Road between Southgate (Shorehead Roundabout) and B6432 Firth Street (New Wharf Traffic lights).

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Take a look around this week's featured property - White House Farm in Scholes

Dean-Charles Chapman; Lena Headey as Tommen Baratheon; Cersei Lannister

Game of Thrones season five: 10 things we learned from episode seven — The Gift

Have you been papped by our Snapper About Town? This week it's the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice “Swish Event”

Brockholes cake-maker is the best in the business - see his winning designs here

Restaurant Review: Beaumont Arms in Kirkheaton

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Huddersfield Giants staff plan Magic Weekend bike ride to help Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Andy Kelly and Steve Hardisty to cycle to Newcastle for charity

Teenage cancer patient Morgan Sykes raises £10,000 with sponsored walk and afternoon tea

Family raised five times their target for cancer charities

Police name man who died in Dewsbury river tragedy as Christopher Matthews

Detectives appeal for anyone who saw him before river plunge to come forward

Examiner Community Awards 2015 - check out the nominees for Teacher of the Year

Nominees for Teacher of the Year
The awards will be held at the John Smith's Stadium on June 3 and between now and then we'll be profiling all the nominees by category
Chris Billy scores the winner for Huddersfield Town against Bristol Rovers in the 1994/95 play-off final live

1994/95 play-off final 20 years on: Huddersfield Town's 2-1 win over Bristol Rovers as it happened

Relive Town's 2-1 win over Bristol Rovers as they returned to the second tier of English football for the first time in 7 years

WATCH: Mel Booth on the big 1994/95 play-off final anniversary

Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth looks back on the club's Wembley triumph

'The release of emotion at the final whistle' and more of YOUR memories from the 1994/95 play-off final

Plenty of Huddersfield Town fans responded after we asked for your fondest recollections of the Wembley win 20 years ago today

1994/95 play-off final 20 years on: Mel Booth's match report - Huddersfield Town 2-1 Bristol Rovers

Huddersfield Town celebrate after beating Bristol Rovers at Wembley
The Examiner match report from the play-off final played 20 years ago today

Huddersfield Giants staff plan Magic Weekend bike ride to help Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Andy Kelly and Steve Hardisty to cycle to Newcastle for charity

England international forward Brett Ferres commits to Huddersfield Giants by signing two-year contract extension

Brett Ferres has signed a new two-year deal with Huddersfield Giants
Second rower turned down offers to join NRL competition

From grazing land to renowned stadium: The story of St James' Park, where Huddersfield Giants will play on Sunday

The famous football ground will host both codes of rugby this year
Chris Billy scores the winner for Huddersfield Town against Bristol Rovers in the 1994/95 play-off final live

1994/95 play-off final 20 years on: Huddersfield Town's 2-1 win over Bristol Rovers as it happened

Relive Town's 2-1 win over Bristol Rovers as they returned to the second tier of English football for the first time in 7 years

Championship transfer gossip round up: Cardiff City linked with Everton defenders as Derby chase Darren Bent

There has been plenty going on in the world of Championship transfer gossip this morning, catch up with the latest headlines

WATCH: Mel Booth on the big 1994/95 play-off final anniversary

Examiner Sports Editor Mel Booth looks back on the club's Wembley triumph
Retail retro: Huddersfield shops from a century ago

LOOK: Retro retail — This is what shopping looked like in Huddersfield and Dewsbury 100 years ago

Archive pictures of butchers, grocers, confectioners and more

Review: The King's Speech at Leeds Grand Theatre

Jason Donovan as Lionel Logue, Raymond Coulthard as King George VI
Strong cast but show didn't pack the emotional punch expected

Summer markets set to take place in Huddersfield

Events merge for summer campaign
Brian Berry, chief executive of Federation of Master Builders

FMB gives "cautious welcome" to late pay proposals

Legislation to tackle late payment to small firms has been pledged by business secretary Sajid Javid

Longley Park KIA signs for Huddersfed Town

Paddock-based Longley Park KIA has become a commercial partner of Huddersfield Town

Team HARE gets backing from Thorite

Pneumatics specialist Thorite is providing technical know-how and equipment to Huddersfield University's Team HARE\n

Videos & Photos

Huddersfield Giants staff plan Magic Weekend bike ride to help Forget Me Not Children's Hospice

Retail retro: Huddersfield shops from a century ago

LOOK: Retro retail — This is what shopping looked like in Huddersfield and Dewsbury 100 years ago

'The release of emotion at the final whistle' and more of YOUR memories from the 1994/95 play-off final

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FIFA logo at the FIFA headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland

England should host 2018 World Cup says former UEFA boss as sponsors put pressure on FIFA

New corruption charges have thrown world football's governing body into disarray

Morning news headlines: Pressure on Fifa chief Sepp Blatter to resign, EU referendum question revealed

FIFA President Sepp Blatter
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Fifa election to go ahead despite criminal probe into awarding of 2018 and 2022 World Cups

Walter De Gregorio, FIFA Director of Communications and Public Affairs, addresses the media during a press conference at FIFA headquarters in Switzerland - Swiss federal prosecutors opened criminal proceedings related to the awarding of the 2018 and 2022 World Cups, throwing FIFA deeper into crisis only hours after seven soccer officials were arrested and 14 indicted Wednesday in a separate U.S. corruption probe
Seven officials arrested today in separate probe of "rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted" corruption

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Business Correspondent
Martin Shaw
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