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In Yorkshire this morning (May 24), the M62 is experiencing delays after a car drove into central reserve.

The morning’s headlines involve Bradford gangsters scaring children with gunfire, a tribute song to two tragically deceased children and a pile of rubbish that distressed neighbors claim was “seen from space”.

There are expected to be highs of 19C in Yorkshire with scattered showers developing later.

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Scroll down to read the latest headlines, weather forecasts and travel updates from this morning below.

Children dove for cover as rival Bradford mobsters fired at each other

Children and adults had to dive for cover when gunfire was exchanged during a broad daylight street clash between two rival gangs last year.

Bradford Crown Court heard today (Monday) how live bullets were fired from a 12 bore shotgun at a group of six to eight people in the first incident near a Premier store on Smith Avenue, Wibsey.

Both blasts came from a parked Vauxhall Corsa which had taken to the road at tea time that afternoon and in response someone from the opposing group fired back with a blank 9mm handgun. Prosecutor David Hall said adults and children were present on the street and had to “crouch and dive” because of the shooting.

A Bradford teenager’s tribute song after the death of her two little cousins ​​from a rare disease

A 15-year-old singer from Shipley, West Yorkshire, who lost her cousin when she was just nine years old before losing another cousin aged 13, is set to release a song tribute.

Poppy Brownnutt, from Baildon, was extremely close to her cousins ​​Ellie Mae and Caleb Brownnutt and spent a lot of time with them growing up. But tragedy first struck when Ellie Mae died in 2015 aged just six, from Batten disease.

Neighbors are fed up with the pile of rubbish in the neighboring garden “so huge you can see it from space”

A stinky pile of rubbish so big you could see it on Google Earth was left to rot in the garden of a council house.

Distressed neighbors said they had to endure the stench for weeks, which also began to attract vermin and pigeons. Angela and Kevin O’Donnell, owners of the neighboring property, feared the occupants living at the address in Tile Cross, Birmingham, had died after attempts to contact them failed.


A Met Office spokesperson said: “A fine bright start to many places. Clouds forming throughout the morning with scattered showers developing, these becoming locally heavy and thundery over the course of the morning. afternoon Pleasant sunny spells between showers Mainly light or mild winds Maximum temperature 19°C.

“Showers easing towards mid evening to leave a dry night with clear periods. Some drizzle developing overnight over the Pennines as cloud rises from the west. Low temperature 5 °C.”

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