Poundworld cuts 98 head office staff in Normanton

The discount retailer, which started in Wakefield in 1974, collapsed into administration last week. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

Doncaster Christmas Day killer jailed for life

Lindsey Fletcher stabbed her 72-year-old step-grandfather more than 120 times with a steak knife. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Murder arrest over street death in Barnsley

The victim, believed to be in his 30s, died of a head injury in Barnsley, police say. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Northern Rail: Guards row sparks fresh strikes

The RMT union says imposing driver-only services is a risk to public safety. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

GTR and Northern rail bosses ‘were aware’ of likely chaos

Rail industry bosses are questioned by MPs after timetable changes cause delays and cancellations. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Huddersfield doctor struck off for sexual misconduct by tribunal

Gynaecologist Dr Iftekhar Ahmed told a patient to bring sex toys to surgery, a tribunal heard. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

One-Day Cup: Hampshire beat Yorkshire to set up Kent final

Hampshire captain James Vince scores a brilliant 171 to set up his side’s One-Day Cup semi-final win over Yorkshire. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Super League: Leeds Rhinos v Catalans Dragons (Wed)

Team news as Leeds host Catalans in Wednesday’s Super League fixture at Emerald Headingley. (19:45 BST). …read more Source:: BBC Radio Leeds       

‘Beast of Wombwell’ Peter Pickering died of natural causes

The inquest into the death of the “Beast of Wombwell” hears he was suffering from heart disease. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield       

Sheffield man died after being hit by police car on pedestrian crossing

A coroner’s inquest hears the police car that hit 73-year-old Leslie Bingham “came out of nowhere”. …read more Source:: BBC Radio Sheffield