Mansoor Akhtar from Huddersfield among 25 men facing catalogue of sex offences who will go on trial next year

English Defence league staged protest at Leeds Crown Court hearing

Developer at Clayton Fields, Huddersfield, threatens to build under 1967 planning ruling

Clayton Fields in Birkby
'I'm getting a feeling Kirklees is being pushed around by this applicant' top councillor says in 1967 planning wrangle

Fox's Biscuits to axe up to 80 jobs

Fox's Biscuits has announced up to 80 redundancies at the firm's Batley headquarters

Thief Antoni Wisniewski in court after targeting people at Dewsbury Market

A man who caught Wisiniewski trying to steal from him ended up photographing the 48-year-old and his vehicle

Skate4Isaac skate park dream comes true with green light to begin building

Design companies are now submitting their ideas to the group behind the campaign, who will decide on which to use by the end of March

Police investigate double stabbing in Batley

Men aged 18 and 24 suffered slash and puncture wounds in the attack near Grange Road Area of Batley

Huddersfield fundraisers gear up for Examiner Charity Challenge

Charity Challenge 2014
Blind walker Roy Waite is up for his 25th fundraising effort in the 26th Charity Challenge event

Missing Honley Fairtrade banana found in the river!

The flighty fruit had been put up to promote Fairtrade Fortnight

Jason Berry jailed after burgling student accommodation to fund his addiction to legal-high

He stole an Xbox from the complex in Aspley while another man, Cameron McKay, acted as lookout

Former Huddersfield author Julia Johnson wins top Emirates book award

Woman who moved to Dubai in 1975 is now prolific writer

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Credit card device called Raspberry Pi creating new programmer revolution in Huddersfield to help everyday people control anything from cars to robots

The three eras of Weller

As Paul Weller brings his tour to Halifax, we ask: which Weller was the best Weller?

John Smith at the Howard Assembly Room, Leeds

Mothers Day DIY gift ideas

Mother's Day: 10 easy DIY gift ideas to treat your mum

Huddersfield markets over the years

Market memories: 21 pictures of Huddersfield's markets from years gone by

Charity Challenge 2014

Huddersfield fundraisers gear up for Examiner Charity Challenge

Blind walker Roy Waite is up for his 25th fundraising effort in the 26th Charity Challenge event

Huddersfield GPs win £10,000 prize for innovative patient-alert system

Dr Steve Ollerton
'Red Button' feedback monitoring system wins NHS Challenge award

Developer at Clayton Fields, Huddersfield, threatens to build under 1967 planning ruling

Clayton Fields in Birkby
'I'm getting a feeling Kirklees is being pushed around by this applicant' top councillor says in 1967 planning wrangle

Mansoor Akhtar from Huddersfield among 25 men facing catalogue of sex offences who will go on trial next year

English Defence league staged protest at Leeds Crown Court hearing
David Edgar is hoping for third time lucky after drawing 1-1 at Charlton and Brentford with Birmingham

Huddersfield Town's David Edgar ready to turn draws into wins

The versatile Canadian has already played at Charlton Athletic and Brentford this season

Alex Smithies' new Huddersfield Town deal just reward for marked improvement

A man-of-the-match performance at Bournemouth has been the making of Alex Smithies
The Town No.1 has had to endure some difficult spells so far in 2014/2015 but has weathered them to deservedly cement his position

Charlton Athletic favourites to win clash with Huddersfield Town

How the bookies see the South London showdown

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 3-0 win over Reading

Take a look at your assessment of each player plus your comments and reaction as Town comfortably saw off a toothless Royals outfit

Huddersfield Giants coach Paul Anderson confident tide will turn

Giants go so close to first win of the season at Leeds

Huddersfield Giants denied a breakthrough after 28-24 defeat to Leeds Rhinos

Late Leeds try leaves Paul Anderson's team still seeking first win

Jake Connor has another chance to shine for Huddersfield Giants

Senior full back Scott Grix is facing a challenge to win back his spot
David Edgar is hoping for third time lucky after drawing 1-1 at Charlton and Brentford with Birmingham

Huddersfield Town's David Edgar ready to turn draws into wins

The versatile Canadian has already played at Charlton Athletic and Brentford this season

Alex Smithies' new Huddersfield Town deal just reward for marked improvement

A man-of-the-match performance at Bournemouth has been the making of Alex Smithies
The Town No.1 has had to endure some difficult spells so far in 2014/2015 but has weathered them to deservedly cement his position

Charlton Athletic favourites to win clash with Huddersfield Town

How the bookies see the South London showdown
Michael Gambon as Henry Tyson

Sky Atlantic's Fortitude: 10 things we learned from episode five

WARNING: This article contains spoilers for the fifth episode of Fortitude

Review: Stephen K Amos — Welcome To My World at Leeds City Varieties

Stephen K Amos
London comic isn't afraid to tackle the tough topics in lively show

Game of Thrones language expert and Dothraki inventor Brendan Gunn visits Huddersfield to share secrets of the stars

Dialect expert Dr Brenda Gunn who works with Hollywood superstars
Lecture at University of Huddersfield
Karen Wynard

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Parents should weigh up the options when it comes to savings for their children, says Karen Wynard, of Eastwood Financial Services Ltd

Camira counts sheep for Chinese New Year

Textile firm Camira has provided upholstery fabric to fit out a Chinese teahouse in London for the Chinese Year of the Sheep

Asparagus Green serves up meals at leading museum

Anthony Hegney has set up contract catering firm Asparagus Green and is already serving up fare at the National Mining Museum

Videos & Photos

Charity Challenge 2014

Huddersfield fundraisers gear up for Examiner Charity Challenge

Revealed: How Huddersfield Town fans rated the players in the 3-0 win over Reading

WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 3-0 win over Reading

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Madonna and Kanye West make the headlines for the wrong reasons at the 2015 Brit Awards

Golden boys of British pop Ed Sheeran and Sam Smith shared the honours on what was a muted night - literally in the case of Kanye West - at the Brit Awards.

HSBC boss apologises to MPs for 'unacceptable practices'

HSBC chief executive Stuart Gulliver answer questions in front of the Treasury Select Committee at the House of Commons, London over allegations that the bank's Swiss branch helped wealthy customers dodge tax
Chief executive Stuart Gulliver said practices at bank's Swiss subsidiary had caused "damage to trust and confidence" in company

Sammy Lee and other senior football figures have appeared in court in Newcastle

Sammy Lee and others have appeared in court to face perjury charges

Sam Smith hoping to repeat Grammys success at Brits Awards

22-year-old Sam Smith in the running for five Brits including best male, best album and best newcomer at the bash

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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