The far-right British National Party (BNP) has posted leaflets to people living near where Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox was killed, accusing her of taking “misguided action” by “helping Muslims”, the Commons has heard. Dewsbury MP Paula Sherriff said the “horrendous” leaflets, which had gone to her constituents, said Mrs Cox was wrong to help people who may go on to join Islamic State, also known as Isis.
There’s a bit of a problem on the M62 eastbound due to a collision on the slip road at Hartshead Moor services. This picture from the Highways Agency cameras may be a clue. The agency says a lane has had to be closed but normal traffic levels should return in an hour or two.
The Huddersfield Daily Examiner is the leading morning title read throughout the Huddersfield and Holmfirth areas.
With a daily circulation of 18,241 (ABC July-Dec 2012) and every issue read by 49,374 (JICREG 1/10/12) we are the area’s favourite and most trusted newspaper.
Our www.examiner.co.uk website is the number one local news website in the area with 250,000 unique users and almost 2,000,000 page views a month*, 44% of who are in the desirable ABC1 socio-economic groups.
Roy Wright was appointed editor of The Huddersfield Daily Examiner in 2002. Prior to this he was assistant editor of The Liverpool Echo for three years. He has also worked at the Hull Daily Mail as well as a number of Press agencies.
Roy grew up in Burnley, Lancashire and has worked in the local newspaper industry for 25 years.