In this week’s Express

Breaking news.
Breaking news.

IN this week’s Express we report how looters have raided homes hit by an explosion in Castleford.

Also in news:

- A quick-thinking teenager saved his brother’s life after he became impaled on a bike’s handlebars.

- Plans to secure the future of Featherstone market could see community leaders at its helm.

- A coroner has described the death of a Pontefract teenager in a derelict house blaze as a “total tragedy”.

In competitions and promotions:

- Win a bag of holiday essentials

- 20% off at Ultimo

- A free Microcook box

- 15% off at Fashion Uncut

In sport:

- Coach Terry Matterson says Castleford Tigers will take on Leeds Rhinos in Friday night’s Super League clash at Headingley with their “heads held high” after last Sunday’s Challenge Cup semi-final defeat.

- A full report, action photographs and after-match reaction from Castleford’s heartbreaking cup defeat against the Rhinos.

- Table-toppers Featherstone Rovers are gearing up for next Wednesday’s home clash against Widnes Vikings.

- Local cricket scorecards and round ups of last weekend’s action.