Beggar Reza Amiri threatened police after watching pornographic film on a train

The 32-year-old threatened to kill police who were asked to meet his train at Huddersfield Railway Station

Former newsagent Hashim Patel jailed for historic sex abuse crimes

Man assaulted boy, 14, in shop storeroom

Deighton takeaway Spice Village sold 'lamb' curries made with beef

Javid Iqbal and Mohammed Shafique were fined thousands after a court heard how that they also sold ham pizzas covered in turkey instead

Thug Michael Samerson jailed for brutal attack on woman

Michael Samerson
Man kicked woman twice in assault

Huddersfield mum in court after falsely claiming young son had cancer

Huddersfield woman subjected boy to repeated medical tests

WATCH: Taking offence over a fence! Gary Flowers spends £1,500 on bizarre planning protest

Thousands of motorists left bemused over retired plumber's roadside campaign

Distinctive 'snake skin' trainers stolen from Huddersfield student halls

Police are appealing to locate a number of items taken from student accommodation

Driver's coughing fit ends in spectacular crash at Waterloo

Range Rover careers off road and ploughs into garage

Huddersfield school students enjoy their Proms

Huddersfield schools stage end of term dinners and dances

Hospital Baby Café campaign to help new mums proves a winner

Global award for the Baby Cafes

Alton Towers crash could cost company millions

Theme park counting cost of rollercoaster accident

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  • NEWS: Dad-of-two Gary Flowers has gone to extreme lengths after taking offence – over a fence.

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  • NEWS:  Some distinctive snake skin trainers have been stolen from a student at Huddersfield University.

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  • HTAFC:  Town fans - you're probably hoping for better in the next pre-season game against Spanish team Deportivo La Coruna.  

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  • WEATHER:  What a rubbish day, especially considering it's the height of summer.  Paul Stevens, our weatherman, says 122% of the average July rainfall has already fallen.

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  • NEWS:  This is horrible.  A man has been jailed after admitting to deliberately mowing down nine ducklings on his ride-on lawnmower in the USA.

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  • NEWS:  When you order your lamb bhuna you don't expect it to be full of beef do you?  And this is a new one, a ham and pineapple pizza that has turkey masquerading as pork!  Well these were two tricks of the chefs at Deighton's Spice Village.

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  • NEWS: Brighouse rockers Embrace are to stage a secret festival in West Yorkshire and a warm-up gig in Holmfirth.

    The veteran indie group revealed details of the event on September 5 ahead of a not-so secret warm up gig at Holmfirth Picturedrome, which will go ahead on Thursday September 3.

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Huddersfield reader picture competition - your fabulous entries!

Growing up Yorkshire - hashtag takes Twitter by storm

REM at the McAlpine Stadium, July 25, 1995

20 years ago REM rocked Huddersfield - were you there?

LOOK: Scarecrow trail in Denby Dale proves a massive hit

Plea for help as number of West Yorkshire organ donors falls

Only nine donors out of hundreds in Huddersfield and Calderdale

More than an inch of rain hits Huddersfield in one night - with hopes for some sunshine on the way

Council staff watering the plants in Meltham this morning - after last night's heavy rainfall
Chilly and damp end to July says forecaster Paul Stevens

Last chance to vote for local hero in Emleys Awards

Dewsbury Labour MP Paula Sherriff
MP Paula Sherriff seeks community nominees

Distinctive 'snake skin' trainers stolen from Huddersfield student halls

Police are appealing to locate a number of items taken from student accommodation

Huddersfield Town pre-season: We need to make best use of possession against Deportivo de La Coruna says manager Chris Powell

Wednesday's friendly provides a different test

Huddersfield Town transfers: Another defensive signing and four other decisions for Chris Powell to make before the transfer deadline

The Town boss indicated he may yet have another ace up his sleeve in the transfer market over the coming weeks

Huddersfield Town transfers: Boss Chris Powell hasn't ruled out further business before the Championship campaign gets under way

Ongoing process as John Smith's squad assessed

Championship transfer gossip: Burnley facing Forest resistance in Lansbury bid as Cardiff City deny interest in Birmingham star

There are plenty of deals in the offing as we approach the final month of the summer transfer window, here is a round-up of the day's news, views and gossip
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Huddersfield Giants to find out their Super 8s fate

Wait for fixtures announcement

Towering success for Huddersfield Giants cheerleaders

Several awards secured in Blackpool contest

Huddersfield Giants winger Jermaine McGillvary in the running for Super League player of the month award for July

Up against four major rivals in fans' vote

Huddersfield Town pre-season: We need to make best use of possession against Deportivo de La Coruna says manager Chris Powell

Wednesday's friendly provides a different test

Denby Dale trials star Jack Price boosts his World Cup chances with victory in the USA

Podium place definitely on cards

Huddersfield Town transfers: Another defensive signing and four other decisions for Chris Powell to make before the transfer deadline

The Town boss indicated he may yet have another ace up his sleeve in the transfer market over the coming weeks

Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation review: What is Tom Cruise like in the new movie? And is it as good as the rest?

The latest instalment of Mission: Impossible is out on Friday July, 31. But how good is the new movie?

Embrace reveal secret Yorkshire festival near Leeds and warm up gig at Holmfirth Picturedrome

Embrace are on the bill at Bingley Live festival
The festival will take place on September 5 while the gig will go ahead on the 3rd

Who are the Great British Bake Off contestants 2015? Meet the 12 newcomers competing in the Bake Off tent

The Great British Bake Off is back on Wednesday 5th August, and these 12 contestants will be taking to the tent to battle it out to become star baker

Scriba PRand Faith PR in running for awards

Faith PR and Katie Mallinson, of Scriba PR, are finalists in the regional heats of the Chartered Institute of Public Relations

JNT Destinations reaches travel awards final

Tanya Haigh, of JNT Destinations, is in the final of the national TTG Tracvel Awards

Digital Velocity suits Charles Wilson Clothing

Charles Wilson Cloting has recruited Digital Velocity to overhaul its online store and digital marketing services

Videos & Photos

Council staff watering the plants in Meltham this morning - after last night's heavy rainfall

More than an inch of rain hits Huddersfield in one night - with hopes for some sunshine on the way

Embrace are on the bill at Bingley Live festival

Embrace reveal secret Yorkshire festival near Leeds and warm up gig at Holmfirth Picturedrome

Distinctive 'snake skin' trainers stolen from Huddersfield student halls

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Lord Sewel quits parliament and apologises for drugs and sex claims 'pain'

Lord Sewel
Former Labour minister has bowed to intense pressure to resign after footage emerged of him allegedly taking cocaine with two prostitutes

Morning news headlines: UK not a 'safe haven for corrupt money', David Cameron to say

David Cameron was spoken to in Parliament by Halton MP Derek Twigg regarding the strategy on how to defeat Isil.
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