Capital Reports: Yorkshire

23 June 2017, 12:09

Leeds City

The top stories in Yorkshire updated throughout the day - listen on FM, Online and Digital

Friday 23rd June

Grenfell Tower Latest

Police have confirmed the Grenfell Tower fire - that killed at least 79 people - started in a faulty fridge-freezer in one of the flats.

The Hotpoint model had not been subject to a product recall.

They've warned searches for the victims at the building could take until the end of the year.

Families of people who've died in the Grenfell Tower fire are going to get an initial payment of 20 thousand pounds from the money donated to charity.

There'll also be 10 thousand pounds for every family who lived there to help them make a fresh start in new accommodation.

Crane Deaths

The two men who died after a crane collapsed in Crewe were both from West Yorkshire.

They've been named as 36-year-old David Newall from Bradford and 18-year-old Rhys Barker from Castleford.

They were working at a building site when it happened on Wednesday.

Nightclub Shooting

Police investigating a nightclub shooting in Leeds have arrested a 23-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder.

A 42-year-old man was seriously injured outside Nitetrax nightclub in Chapeltown last summer.

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