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Sierra Leone cyclist in Ebola scare

Ilkley Gazette: A spokesman for Glasgow 2014 said there is no Ebola in the Athletes' Village

1:50am Friday 1st August 2014

Health authorities have played down an Ebola scare at the Commonwealth Games after it emerged a Sierra Leone athlete was tested for the killer virus.

Crews fight power station blaze

Ilkley Gazette: The blaze at the Ferrybridge Power Station

2:56am Friday 1st August 2014

Firefighters are continuing their battle to put out the last of the flames of a massive fire which tore through part of a landmark power station.

PM and Osborne view blaze-hit pier

Ilkley Gazette: Eastbourne Pier was badly damaged by a fire

6:04am Friday 1st August 2014

David Cameron and George Osborne have seen first-hand the destruction wrought by a fire on Eastbourne Pier - as it was announced that the resort is to be given up to £2 million.

MI5 'stopped Kincora abuse probe'

Ilkley Gazette: An ex-Army intelligence officer claims he was ordered to halt his investigation into Kincora Boys' Home by a senior MI5 officer in 1975

7:51am Friday 1st August 2014

A former Army intelligence officer has claimed he was told to stop investigating sexual abuse at a boys' home in the 1970s.

Killers judged 'most weird lyrics'

Ilkley Gazette: Brandon Flowers has defended his weird lyrics

9:41am Friday 1st August 2014

Chart act The Killers have triumphed in the baffle of the bands - after their hit Human was judged to have the most bewildering song lyric.

Man sentenced over boy's drug death

Ilkley Gazette: Drug dealer Nicqueel Pitrora supplied ecstasy to a group of teenagers, resulting in the death of 16-year-old Daniel Spargo-Mabbs (Metropolitan Police/PA)

2:56am Friday 1st August 2014

A man is to be sentenced for drug offences today following the death of an ''incredible'' 16-year-old boy as a result of taking ecstasy.

Edinburgh Festival Fringe begins

Ilkley Gazette: The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is set to get under way

2:56am Friday 1st August 2014

This year's Edinburgh Festival Fringe officially gets under way today, with more than 3,000 shows catering for a wide range of tastes.

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