Mum tells of girl shooting horror

Ilkley Gazette: Mary Shipstone was killed by her estranged father

6:49pm Monday 22nd September 2014

An anguished mother tonight spoke of the horrifying moment she saw her estranged partner shoot dead their seven-year-old daughter on her doorstep.

Downton opens with smaller audience

Ilkley Gazette: Downton Abbey is starting its fifth series

4:35pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Downton Abbey drew its lowest audience for the launch of a series for four years when it returned to TV last night.

£4.5m Lotto win for roadsweeper

Ilkley Gazette: Road sweeper Joseph Whiting won a share of a quadruple rollover jackpot - £4,570,887

4:33pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A roadsweeper scooped £4.5 million on the Lotto - then went to work because he didn't believe he had won.

Killer bids to claim estate

Ilkley Gazette: Lisa Clay, 40, and her son Joseph, six, were killed by Paul Chadwick (Lancashire Constabulary/PA)

3:17pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A man who stabbed to death his girlfriend and their six-year-old son has told a court that he wants to inherit the estate of his partner so he can rebuild his life.

Breaking Bad 'inspired murder bid'

Ilkley Gazette: A woman tried to kill her mother by lacing her drink with poison in a plot inspired by TV series Breaking Bad, Southwark Crown Court heard

Kuntal Patel, 37, allegedly slipped her "controlling and selfish" mother Meena the deadly poison Abrin after she "f

11:49am Monday 22nd September 2014

A lovestruck graphic designer tried to kill her magistrate mother by lacing her Diet Coke with lethal poison in a murder plot inspired by TV series Breaking Bad, a court has heard.

Search for missing Alice continues

Ilkley Gazette: Police said an international letter of request has been sent to Latvia to obtain the full file on the case of Arnis Zalkalns

8:43am Monday 22nd September 2014

Specialist teams are continuing a painstaking search of shallow waterways and riverbanks in the hunt for missing 14-year-old Alice Gross and a convicted murderer who is the prime suspect in her disappearance.

Turmoil over Tesco profits claim

Ilkley Gazette: Supermarket giant Tesco is investigating after a shock admission that it overstated its profits guidance

7:26am Monday 22nd September 2014

Tesco has been plunged into fresh turmoil following the suspension of four UK executives while it investigates a £250 million over-statement of profits.

Immigrant clings to school bus axle

Ilkley Gazette: An illegal immigrant hid underneath a school coach in Calais despite security checks, a head teacher has said

3:41pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A head teacher has condemned Government border controls after an illegal immigrant managed to hitch a 200-mile ride to the UK clinging to the underside of a school coach.

Chef Oliver considers tattoo

Ilkley Gazette: Jamie Oliver said he is considering getting a tattoo to mark his 40th birthday

6:23pm Monday 22nd September 2014

Jamie Oliver is considering a tattoo with the slogan "Made In Essex" to mark his 40th birthday.

Keith to present rural life series

Ilkley Gazette: Dame Penelope Keith after she was made a Dame Commander at Windsor Castle.

6:16pm Monday 22nd September 2014

To The Manor Born star Penelope Keith has signed up to present a new documentary series about c ountry life.

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