In today’s Wakefield Express

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In today’s Wakefield Express our top story is about a chef who spiked the drinks of two teenage girls before raping one and sexually assaulting the other while they were incapacitated after hours at a Thai restaurant.

Also in news:

- Party-loving people can seek asylum at a new city centre nightclub later this month.

- A special celebration event will mark the 120th anniversary of the Theatre Royal Wakefield next week.

- The family of a six-year-old boy who died of a brain tumour have set up a drop-in centre for bereaved adults.

In sport:

- Wakefield Wildcats half-back Pita Godinet has been named in the Samoa squad for the upcoming Four Nations Rugby League tournament to be held in Australia and New Zealand.

- A dominant first half display from Sandal secured a derby win and a fourth straight victory in National 3 North.

- Wakefield Hockey Club men’s seconds produced an inspired performance as they ended the 25-match unbeaten run of City of Manchester.