In this week’s Express

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A FATHER accused of murdering his eight-week-old baby daughter by smashing or crushing her skull has gone on trial at Leeds Crown Court.

Also in news:

Brave 11-year-old Kyle Holmes, who has an incurable disease, is looking forward to the trip of a lifetime when he goes to Disney World thanks to a charity donation.

We start a series of spotlights on our secondary schools with Airedale Academy with a picture of the new year seven intake and headteacher Michaela Blackledge’s report on the coming year.

A woman who ran down and killed a teenager near Ackworth School has been spared jail.

The unveiling of a new mining memorial in Allerton Bywater – picture special.

In sport:

A full preview of Featherstone’s play-off clash against Leigh Centurions at Thursday evening when Rovers aim to reach the Grand Final for the third successive season.

Castleford Tigers unveil another new signing for next season.

An exclusive interview with retiring Castleford Tigers captain Danny Orr who is relishing taking up a full-time coaching role with the Tigers next season.

Featherstone Rovers have received a double boost with a £10,000 donation from the Joint Supporters Group and news that Big Fellas nightclub will again sponsor the club’s stadium next season.

All the latest news and match reports from the local soccer, rugby and cricket scenes.

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