The T&A has been reporting on Bradford and West Yorkshire for 150 years.  

Here we take a look at some of the stories that were making the news on Saturday, June 13, 1998. You can click on the headline to read the full story.

Anguish as Cocky the parrot is stolen

Burglars broke into the conservatory of a house and stole a prized parrot, together with its 5ft-high cage.

Gala queen pelted with eggs

The float carrying Keighley gala queen Serena Gunputh was pelted with eggs as it made its way down Victoria Road, Keighley.

Scalebor Hospital site plan hopes demolished

DEVELOPERS wanting to build on Scalebor Park Hospital site had their hopes dashed.

Persimmon Homes (West Yorkshire) Ltd aimed to transform the historic part of Burley-in-Wharfedale by creating 142 new homes.

MP meets Yasser Arafat

ANN Cryer, the MP for Ilkley, met Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat on a fact-finding mission to the Middle East.