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Leeds United: Owner Radrizzani to offer boss Monk new 12-month deal – before considering a longer one

Leeds United will formally trigger a 12-month extension of Garry Monk’s existing contract as head coach tomorrow with new owner Andrea Radrizzani looking for “time to know each other” before sanctioning a long-term deal.

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Rob Burrow.

Leeds Rhinos Jury: Leeds fans frustrated by perennial party poopers

Our YEP Jury look back at the Magic Weekend and assess Leeds Rhinos’ display against Castleford Tigers.

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Connor Laws at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle.

Leeds teenager Connor Laws shows warrior spirit after heart transplant

A brave Leeds schoolboy has been hailed as a “true warrior” by his family after undergoing a heart transplant.

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Street food markets look to have right recipe for success in Leeds

Here’s a tasty idea for fans of good grub – a new weekly event serving up a mouthwatering array of street food is being launched in Leeds.

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Jamie Sharlotte.

Revealed: How CCTV trawl helped police stop dangerous Leeds sex attacker

A Leeds detective has told how a dangerous sexual predator who targeted two women in separate street attacks was brought to justice after police trawled through hours of CCTV footage.

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Record-breaking surge in Leeds General Election voter registrations

Record breaking numbers of Leeds people have signed up to vote in next month’s General Election.

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Leeds City Station was among the top five locations for child safeguarding incidents across the rail network.

Call for Leeds rail passengers to help protect vulnerable children

Passengers and staff at Leeds City Station are being called upon to help identify and protect vulnerable children on the rail network.

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Drinking coffee may have protective effect against liver cancer, study suggests

Increasing coffee consumption may help to stave off liver cancer, a new study suggests.

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Bar review: Friends of Ham, Leeds

WHEN this place first opened as an up-market beerhouse and charcuterie, it seemed like a bold experiment in a corner of town which had some places to recommend it – the Scarbrough, the Brewery Tap – but little to suggest it might become a new centre for drinking culture.

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A plate of Yeast glazed short rib of beef, Jansson's Temptation, greens at Norse.

Restaurant review: Norse, Harrogate

I fell in love with Norse, the Nordic influenced restaurant in Harrogate three years ago when they opened as the evening switch over of the daytime café Baltzersens.

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Travelodge aiming to fill 1,000 vacancies

Leading hotel chain Travelodge is looking to fill 1,000 vacancies in the coming months, ranging from managers and receptionists to bar staff and cleaners.

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People attend a multi-faith vigil in St Ann's Square, Manchester, to remember the victims of the Manchester terror attack. PIC: PA

Why we must not stop living our lives our way

WHAT turned a British citizen, born and bred in Manchester, into a jihadist who was prepared to blow himself up – and innocent young people leaving a pop concert – in his home city?

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Yorkshire's chief executive Mark Arthur.

‘It’s very important that when people come to Headingley, they feel safe and secure’

IT IS a sign of the times that so many sporting events these days seem to proceed only after a minute’s silence, usually to mark some tragedy or another.

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Ollie Stedman

Carnegie own worst enemies in play-off final loss

THIS final game, which brought an 84-66 aggregate defeat, was a microcosm of their entire season – at some points Yorkshire Carnegie looked like a side capable of winning promotion to the Premiership yet, when it mattered most, they were so far off the pace.

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The scene of the attack in Manchester on Monday night

Man charged with possessing offensive weapon at vigil for Manchester victims

A man has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon after police made an arrest at a vigil for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack.

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Allerton High School. Photo: Google

Headteacher pays tribute to 'delightful' Leeds girl, 14, killed in Manchester attack

A 14-year-old girl killed in the Manchester bombing has been described by her headteacher as "a delightful member of the school community".

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Greater Manchester Police chief constable Ian Hopkins speaks to the media in Manchester. PIC: PA

Armed police arrest man in Wigan ‘seen with suspicious package’

Armed police swooped on a street in Wigan as they made the fifth arrest in the investigation into the Manchester bombing.

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People view floral tributes in St Ann's Square, Manchester. PIC: PA

Minute’s silence to be held for Manchester attack victims on Thursday morning

A minute’s silence will be observed at 11am on Thursday in remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the Manchester concert bombing.

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23 May 2017.......    Red Rose White Rose for Manchester bombing. Picture Tony Johnson.

Kelly Pegg: We have to stand together and not let evil people win

I’m still in absolute shock at what happened at Manchester Arena on Monday night.

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Michelle Kiss.

Manchester attack victim taken in ‘most traumatic way imaginable’

Mother-of-three Michelle Kiss was taken away in the “most traumatic way imaginable”, her family said as they vowed to “draw from the courage and strength she showed in her life”.

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