In today’s Wakefield Express

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In today’s Wakefield Express our top story is how an injured man’s false compensation claim that he had broken his finger after falling into a pothole was unravelled when he made a Facebook confession.

Also in news:

- A £15 billion plan which could revolutionise transport across the north has been announced.

- A couple accused of murder had sex after a fatal attack on a man in his own home, a trial heard.

- Rugby supporters say they were prevented from taking open bottles of water into a Wakefield Trinity Wildcats game because they were told it posed a “terror threat.”

- Win a wedding with your Wakefield Express.

- Enter our Cute Kids 2014 competition.

In sport:

- Wakefield Trinity Wildcats’ Richard Mathers is set for a move to London Broncos at the end of the current Super League Season.

- Ossett Albion succumbed to Welsh Premier League side Gap Connah’s Quay 2-1 in their pre-season friendly last Saturday.

- Three league records were set as Wakefield Harriers hosted the sixth round of the West Yorkshire Track and Field League last Sunday.