In this week’s Express

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IN this week’s Express we have the latest on the devastating farm fire near Ackworth which claimed the life of two-year-old Isobel Dobson.

Also in news:

- Negotiations to buy the last houses on a derelict Featherstone estate have failed to convince a defiant resident to give up her home

- Bosses at UK Coal say they remain baffled by last week’s tragedy at Kellingley Colliery in which miner Gerry Gibson died following a roof collapse.

- It was no hassle for The Hoff to stop by at Xscape on Saturday - see our four-page souvenir pull out from the KnightCon Star Car event.

- See our Business Express supplement.

In competitions and promotions:

- Travel to London from £8 or Edinburgh from £10 one way with East Coast.

- Win cinema tickets.

In sport:

- It’s been a busy week for Castleford Tigers on the signings front with three current players penning new deals and several new faces joining the club.

- Coach Daryl Powell is confident Featherstone Rovers will be “very strong again next year” after they lifted the Championship Trophy for the first time by beating Sheffield in Sunday’s Grand Final.

- All the latest news about Castleford’s New Zealand star Rangi Chase who was named Super League’s Man of Steel just hours after stunning the rugby league world by electing to play for England. Chase plans to take out British nationality to prove his commitment to England.