Four things you should know in Yorkshire today

Today we were urged not to approach two men who have escaped from a Doncaster prison; heard how a gang of schoolgirls have attacked pupils at a Sheffield school; faced delays on the railways after a tragic death; and saw Morrisons apologise over an advertising agency's offensive talent search.

HMP Hatfield near Doncaster. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Here are four things you need to know so far today:

Hunt on for escaped prisoners

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A manhunt has been launched after two prisoners serving indefinite life sentences absconded from HMP Hatfield and Young Offenders Institute in Doncaster.

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Girl gangs causing concern at Sheffield school

A Sheffield school has come under fire after two teenagers were attacked by a gang of girls in a fortnight, allegedly leaving one with broken ribs.

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Travel chaos after fatal accident

Yorkshire commuters faced nightmare delays today after a man was hit and killed by a train on the east coast main line, bringing services in both directions to a standstill.

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All right, calm down, Scousers can apply...

Bradford-based supermarket Morrisons has distanced itself from a search for extras for its new TV ad which suggested people from Liverpool were excluded.

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