In this week’s Express

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This week we lead on Plans by supermarket giant Sainsbury’s to take over the B&Q store in Glass Houghton - creating hundreds of jobs – after they moved a step closer.

Also in news:

- A man whose body was recovered from the River Aire last week may have fallen in while talking on his phone, an inquest heard.

- Police are trying to trace two women who were with a man on the night he was killed after being hit by a car on the M62.

- Education in the Wakefield district really is a tale of two halves according to secondary school league tables published last week.

- Motorists could face delays as work on a £20m M62 scheme near Pontefract gets underway next month.

In sport:

- A full preview of Featherstone’s final pre-season match against Super League club Hull this weekend plus all the other latest news from Rovers.

- Interviews with Castleford Tigers stars Justin Carney and Scott Wheeldon.

- A successful boxing club in Airedale is seeking larger facilities after outgrowing its current home.

- A full round up of soccer, amateur rugby league and rugby union match reports plus junior sports news and reports.