In this week’s Express

In this week's Express
In this week's Express

IN this week’s Express we report how a bomb hoaxer who threatened to “blow up” the Royal Yacht Britannia in a series of booze-fuelled phone calls has been jailed.

Also in news:

- A teenager who pounced on a woman as she urinated in a Pontefract ginnel after a night out has been found guilty of rape.

- A doctor at the former Pontefract General Infirmary – who tried to take payment for working at two hospitals at the same time – has been struck off the medical register.

- A horrified shopper claims a mouldy screw embedded in a mushroom ripped out half her tooth when she bit into a sandwich.

In sport:

- All the latest news from Castleford Tigers and Featherstone Rovers including a full preview of Saturday’s Carnegie Challenge Cup clash between the derby rivals.

- Exclusive news of a major sponsorship boost for Featherstone Rovers.

- Match reports and action photographs from Castleford’s two Super League matches over Easter.

- A full report and photographs from Pontefract’s first race meeting of the new season on Tuesday.

In promotions and competitions:

- Free Frankie and Benny’s ice cream sundae

- Money off at Peter Ambrose car dealership in Castleford

- Win a pair of tickets to next month’s hotly-anticipated Crooked Ways music festival