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In this week’s Express we report how a murder trial jury has heard a pensioner who was repeatedly kicked and punched in the head as part of a “savage attack” died after choking on his own blood.

Also in news:

- Tributes have been paid to Sir Jimmy Savile for his part in helping found Pontefract’s Prince of Wales Hospice.

- Controversial plans to build a multi-fuel incinerator at Ferrybridge Power Station have been met with “disgust” by Brotherton residents.

- Hospital bosses faced angry residents at a public meeting in Wakefield – just hours before Pontefract Hospital’s A&E department closed its doors overnight for the first time on Tuesday.

In competitions and promotions:

- Buy one get one free offer at Subway, Pontefract.

- A free Jacobean Carvery dessert.

- £5 off at Bon Marche

- Win cinema tickets

In sport:

- Featherstone Rovers coach Daryl Powell admits he will have some tough selection decisions next season.

- All the latest news from Castleford Tigers including details of a new appointment.