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Peter Kay adds extra Leeds dates to UK tour

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Chris Grayling in York yesterday on his way to Horsforth. He was travelling on a train that will soon be scrapped under Government proposals.

Transport secretary will not block bus franchising in Leeds ‘if it benefits passengers’

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Scalextric electric car racing set. PIC: PA

Christmas six of the best: Toys from the 1960s and 1970s

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Sinead Wooding

Husband sent text messages to Leeds wife's phone after he allegedly murdered her

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The Leeds foster carer who wants to bring back hope for children

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History of Leeds store M&S played out on stage

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Pupil winked and smiled before stabbing Yorkshire teacher to death, inquest hears

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Your photos of Children in Need 2017 in Leeds

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Recreation of legendary Leeds pub The Roscoe goes on display in city museum

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YEP survey: What’s life like in your Leeds?

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Members of the public are being warned about about rogue websites advertising fake premium rate numbers for the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals' cruelty line.

SCAM ALERT: People warned of fake RSPCA websites advertising premium rate numbers

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Sinead Wooding

Husband sent text messages to Leeds wife's phone after he allegedly murdered her

Crime
A heavy goods vehicle stopped during Operation Tramline.

Lorries are 'potential killing machines' say West Yorkshire Police as results of operation revealed

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Burglars have targeted McColls in Starbeck, Harrogate. Picture: Google

Witnesses saw young men running away after burglary at Harrogate shop

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Ann Maguire

'He stabbed me in the neck, I'm dying': Chaos after Ann Maguire was attacked by pupil

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West Yorkshire Police Constables Craig Nicholls (left) and Jonathan Wright after they were awarded The Queen's Gallantry Medal by the Prince of Wales during an Investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace, London, for arresting MP Jo Cox's murderer.

Courageous police officers who rugby-tackled Jo Cox's killer 'never thought' they would get medals

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VIDEO: Police cordon off Sheffield tower block

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Teenage girl assaulted in field near Halifax town centre

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Historic sex abuse takes up a third of force time

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Crooked Wakefield lawyer must pay back £1.9m or serve eight more years in jail

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Leeds husband denies murdering wife after burned body found in woods

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Chris Grayling in York yesterday on his way to Horsforth. He was travelling on a train that will soon be scrapped under Government proposals.

Transport secretary will not block bus franchising in Leeds ‘if it benefits passengers’

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Staff at Virgin East Coast are to ballot for strike action over pay.

More rail misery for Yorkshire as Virgin East Coast ballot for strike action

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Philip Meeson of Jet2.com

Owner of Jet2.com remains confident in face of Brexit uncertainty

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Leeds: ‘Mental health toll of commute from city’

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CCTV appeal after women in headscarves 'racially abused' on Leeds to Sheffield train

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Leeds Stanningley Bypass reopens after car fire

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Leeds Stanningley Bypass lanes closed after car fire

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M62 cleared after collision

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Ian Beaumont of KPMG

KPMG guide aims to help firms prosper overseas after Brexit

Business
Victoria Price, EY Entrepreneur of the Year Lead Partner in the North,

Fast-growing firms need new routes to funding, says EY report

Business
Castleton Mills in Armley, Leeds, which has undergone a transformation. 
Picture by Simon Hulme

Potential lies in our ‘disappearing’ historic textile mills, says heritage body

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Miss England, and former Miss South Yorkshire, Stephanie Hill, beat hundreds of contestants to take come third in the Miss World final

South Yorkshire beauty queen takes THIRD place in Miss World final

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Inside Leeds' new children's bookshop

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Chris Grayling in York yesterday on his way to Horsforth. He was travelling on a train that will soon be scrapped under Government proposals.

Transport secretary will not block bus franchising in Leeds ‘if it benefits passengers’

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Marks & Spencer opened its heritage and coffee shop at Kirkgate Market to customers on Friday 15th March 2013, bringing M&S back to the place where the famous brand started as a penny bazaar in 1884. Credit: M&S Company Archive.

History of Leeds store M&S played out on stage

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Google confirms it will extend ‘digital bus tour’ in Yorkshire

Business

Wartime bomb dropped 'dangerously close' to major North Sea gas pipeline

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More rail misery for Yorkshire as Virgin East Coast ballot for strike action

Transport

When is Black Friday? Which retailers have the best discounts and deals?

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Rachel Reeves, Leeds West MP and former junior chess champion, during her visit toWhingate Primary School with Grand Master Malcolm Pein, Chief Executive of CSC, to support of Chess in Schools and Communities.
Picture shows Malcolm Pein and Rachel Reeves taking part in a simul against 16 children.
Rachel will joined children of the school in a chess lesson and give a simultaneous exhibition, playing the best players from the school.
 Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) is a UK charity whose mission is to improve childrens educational outcomes and social development by introducing them to the game of chess.
16 November 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson
Founded in 2009, CSC now teaches in over 300 schools and supports 500 more nationwide including 13 in Leeds, teaching around 1000 children each week how to play the game in classroom lessons and after-school clubs.

Chess ace Leeds MP drops into school for eight games at once

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Chris Grayling in York yesterday on his way to Horsforth. He was travelling on a train that will soon be scrapped under Government proposals.

Transport secretary will not block bus franchising in Leeds ‘if it benefits passengers’

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The former Leeds Girls High School, in Headingley.

Plan for new homes at former Leeds school ‘will cover costs shortfall’

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Jo Cox was attacked and killed in her Batley constituency.

Cost of MPs security rises by £2m following murder of Yorkshire's Jo Cox

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Leeds waste strategy to be overhauled after recycling rates plummet

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Aisha Iqbal: 2023 reasons for saving Leeds’s Temple Mill?

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Is £1million ‘hole’ in Leeds council’s childcare budget down to double fee increase - or free places provision?

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Controversial plans for new homes on green belt land in Leeds could be ripped up

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The MPs have called for a cross-party convention on the future of the NHS and social care

Cross-party solution needed to face "immense" challenges of NHS and social care

Health
Dr Tom Dobson, course director at Leeds Beckett University.

#SpeakYourMind: Leeds Beckett launches UK's first mental health degree for school leaders

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Bradley's mum said they had a fantastic time in the town

Bradley Lowery's family want to buy holiday home for sick children in Scarborough

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TOP: Dickie Bird meets baby Hugo, aged 17 months, and mum Natasha Owen.

A present from Dickie boosts Leeds hospital heart charity by £30,000

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Dickie Bird on the ward at Leeds

Dickie Bird hands £30,000 gift to heart charity and takes up ambassador role

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Measles outbreak in Leeds: How to spot signs and what to do if you are worried

Health
Gina Easom has launched a new service to help the growing number of professional women in Yorkshire with alcohol problems. Picture: Maryanne Scott Photography

‘I belonged to the grey area between normal drinker and alcoholic,’ says Leeds woman who is now helping growing number of problem drinkers

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Pay staff better to improve “unacceptable” standards of Leeds care homes

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Call for MMR vaccinations after confirmation of measles cases in Leeds

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Leeds fitness brand unveils miracle leggings for women who train

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Winter is coming... and hospitals face predicted worst-ever A&E waiting times

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Clio Barnard.

Leeds Arts University celebrates a first of its own with honorary degree for film director

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Rachel Reeves, Leeds West MP and former junior chess champion, during her visit toWhingate Primary School with Grand Master Malcolm Pein, Chief Executive of CSC, to support of Chess in Schools and Communities.
Picture shows Malcolm Pein and Rachel Reeves taking part in a simul against 16 children.
Rachel will joined children of the school in a chess lesson and give a simultaneous exhibition, playing the best players from the school.
 Chess in Schools and Communities (CSC) is a UK charity whose mission is to improve childrens educational outcomes and social development by introducing them to the game of chess.
16 November 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson
Founded in 2009, CSC now teaches in over 300 schools and supports 500 more nationwide including 13 in Leeds, teaching around 1000 children each week how to play the game in classroom lessons and after-school clubs.

Chess ace Leeds MP drops into school for eight games at once

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Mass communication graduates were likely to earn an average of just 22,300.

These are the university courses that’ll make you rich - and those that won’t

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Temple Mill, Marshall Street, Holbeck, Leeds.

Aisha Iqbal: 2023 reasons for saving Leeds’s Temple Mill?

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Mary Creagh has her say on #MeToo, mental health cuts and Universal Credit

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Kelly Pegg: We should spread love and kindness at Christmas

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The note and the ambulance involved in the incident.

Blaise Tapp: Don’t worry about the small stuff...

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YEP says: Our dark satanic mills could have a bright future

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YEP says: Peter Kay will have the last laugh

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YEP Says: Leeds’s green belt land can’t grow back once it’s under concrete

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Dickie Bird on the ward at Leeds

YEP says: Generous Dickie has a golden heart

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Watch Stormtroopers march with Darth Vader through Leeds on bizarre Star Wars night out

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Look to the skies over the weekend and you may see meteors.

Orionid meteor shower: How to see the spectacle over Yorkshire

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Photo issued by Channel 4 of Rachel Riley on Countdown with the word 'gobshite', after it was suggested by the daytime quiz show's lexicographer Susie Dent.

Is this the rudest word to ever appear on Countdown?

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The 2018 series of "Thomas and Friends: Big World! Big Adventures!" Formerly six boys and one girl, the new team will have three girls and four boys. Picture: Mattel, Inc. via AP

Thomas the Tank Engine set for politically-correct overhaul

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