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Picture of alleged attacker circulating on social media
This picture has been circulating on social media, claiming to be the moment the man suspected of attacking Jo Cox MP was arrested.
These are unconfirmed reports.
West Yorkshire Police said a man aged 52 has been arrested.
We're moving news about Jo Cox shooting to a dedicated live blog
Follow it here
Jo Cox confirmed as victim
Batley and Spen MP Jo Cox has been confirmed as the victim.
Reports that Spen MP Jo Cox is victim
We’ve heard that Spen MP Jo Cox has been shot during her constituency surgery at Birstall Library.
'Two shot and stabbed'
Media is reporting that two people and have been shot and stabbed in an incident outside Birstall Library.
This is as yet unverified and we’re waiting for official information from police.
Woman 'shot and stabbed'
We’re hearing that a woman has been shot and stabbed outside Birstall Library and that the assailant is on the loose.
Heavy police presence including for the air
First photo from 'shooting' scene, Birstall
First photo from the scene.
Social media reports that two people have been shot.
Breaking: Reports of shooting
Police are investigating reports of a shooting in Birstall.
More to follow.
That’s all on the blog from me. One of my colleagues will be with you shortly.
Councillors in Kirklees have hit out at the “idiotic” suggestion that they need a code of conduct over paying their bills.
Following the Ratesgate scandal that revealed six councillors have been sent court summons over non-payment of council tax, Labour leader Clr Shabir Pandor, revealed his plan. You can see more here.
Communities are being warned to prepare for the risk of flash flooding in awareness campaigns launched as more heavy rain is forecast.
And some in Huddersfield have already seen the problems.
Councils across England and Wales are highlighting the danger to residents and businesses of flash floods, which can see local areas swamped in minutes after deluges. You can see more here.
Reaction still flooding in to the news that Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson and assistant coach Kieron Purtill have been stood down with immediate effect.
Excitement grows with less than two hours to kick off in the England v Wales match.
It looks like Paul Anderson’s sacking is dividing opinion among fans.
You can see more here.
Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was beaten with a hammer and had a mobile phone stolen in Dewsbury.
The incident happened at 8.15pm last night as the victim was walking along the Spen Valley Greenway when he was approached from behind by two men.
One of them demanded the victim’s phone, and he was then pushed to the floor by both men who then kicked him before one of them then hit him with a hammer in the chin and chest.
They then took the mobile phone before the victim ran away. He required hospital treatment as a result of the incident.
The first man is aged 20 to 22, 5ft 5in, of a small build and white. He was wearing a red rain coat with a hood that covered his head. He spoke with a local accent.
The second is also described as aged 20 to 22 and 5ft 5in. He is slim and was wearing a black hooded rain coat and dark blue jeans.
Any witnesses to the incident are asked to contact DC Divek Singh Ubhi of Huddersfield CID on 101.
We’re running a live blog on the announcement this morning that Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson and assistant coach Kieron Purtill have been stood down with immediate effect.
You can keep up with all the latest here.
Reaction is starting to come in to the decision to stand down Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson and assistant coach Kieron Purtill.
You can see more here.
Huddersfield Giants head coach Paul Anderson and assistant coach Kieron Purtill have been stood down with immediate effect and head of youth Andy Kelly will take immediate charge of all first team matters.
Chairman Ken Davy said: “It is with great sadness that we make this change involving two individuals who have previously taken the club to its greatest achievements since the “Team of All Talents”.
“Unfortunately the simple fact is that the results this year have not been satisfactory and the Giants are not performing to the level that anyone associated with the Club expects.”
We’ll bring you more as we get it.
One of the biggest scaffolding constructions ever seen in Huddersfield is under way.
Contractors are erecting a giant shroud of steel and wood around Huddersfield Town Hall.
It’s to enable essential repair work to get under way on the roof of the historic building, particularly above the concert hall. You can see more here.
Happily the signalling problems which were causing disruption to train services have now been resolved.
The issue had been affecting trains between Huddersfield and Stalybridge, but all lines have now reopened.
Some services will face delays of up to 15 minutes as things return to normal.
The signalling problems are causing disruption to many train services.
A number of trains are being cancelled or delayed because of the issue between Huddersfield and Stalybridge.
National Rail says staff are working to resolve the issue and has apologised to anyone affected.
There are problems with some train services this morning.
There are delays of up to 30 minutes on Northern between Huddersfield and Stalybridge due to signalling problems.
All lines are currently closed, and trains running between the stations may be revised or cancelled. The problem is also also affecting First TransPennine Express services.
And staying with football, the big news for Huddersfield Town fans is that head coach David Wagner has put pen to paper on a new contract - and pledged to push the club forward on and off the pitch.
The 44-year-old former USA international striker and Borussia Dortmund II coach and his right-hand man and fellow German Christoph Buhler, have both agreed new deals. You can see more here.
Big day for England and Wales today with the two sides meeting in the Euros.
Nerves will be building ahead of the clash which kicks off at 2pm.
You can see more on how the competition is unfolding here.
So far so good out on the roads this morning.
There are reports of minor congestion on the M62 in both directions heading over towards Leeds.
Elsewhere things seem fairly steady at the moment.
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