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‘I couldn’t believe the size of the Christmas spread’: Leeds author lifts lid on prison life

A Leeds prison officer has lifted the lid on his three decades working in some of the UK’s toughest jails in an autobiography he says will “navigate readers through the corridors of a closed-off world”.

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Second man, 60, arrested in murder investigation as divers continue search for Bradford man

Second man, 60, arrested in murder investigation as divers continue search for Bradford man

A second man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man went missing in Bradford.
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Halifax web pervert who posed as Justin Bieber lookalike to lure schoolgirls is jailed

A HALIFAX man who posed as a young Justin Bieber lookalike online to lure schoolgirls into sending him indecent webcam images has been jailed for 15 years.

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The ditched car

'We've got a few questions about its contents' say police after finding car in Leeds ditch

Police have appealed for the owner of a car which has been found abandoned in Leeds to come forward - because they have some 'questions about its contents'.

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Bradford Road, Fartown, Huddersfield. Image: Google

Man seriously injured during attack in Huddersfield

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a man  was seriously injured during an attack in Huddersfield.
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A South Yorkshire man has been jailed for attacking two women he met over internet dating sites, in two horrific incidents that took place 11 months apart.

South Yorkshire man jailed for attacking two women he met over internet dating sites

A South Yorkshire man has been jailed for attacking two women he met over internet dating sites, in two horrific incidents that took place 11 months apart.

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A 50-year-old man, who set fire to his Sheffield flat when he used white spirit to clean his trainers as he was smoking, has been jailed for three years for arson.

Sheffield man jailed for arson over flat fire started when he 'cleaned trainers' with white spirit

A 50-year-old man, who set fire to his Sheffield flat when he used white spirit to clean his trainers as he was smoking a cigarette, has been jailed for three years for arson.
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19th February 2013. Police and Crime Commissioner for West Yorkshire Mark Burns-Williamson.

Mark Burns-Williamson: We all have part to play in tackling modern slavery

WITHIN the last few days, modern slavery and the trauma suffered by victims has quite rightly made headlines.

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Detectives find stolen car used by getaway driver after bank robbery in Leeds

Detectives have recovered an Audi used as a getaway car during a bank robbery in Leeds last week.

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Detectives treating death of 21-year-old Leeds student as "unexplained"

Detectives treating death of 21-year-old Leeds student as "unexplained"

The death of a student who was found dead in Leeds is not believed to be suspicious, police have said.
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Police received several calls about an ongoing robbery at a motorcycle business, in Church Street, Thornes

'Noxious substance' sprayed at staff in Wakefield robbery

Balaclava-clad thieves sprayed a noxious substance at staff in a robbery in Thornes.

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Search for relatives after death of Bridlington man with links to Leeds and Halifax

Police are searching for relatives of a pensioner who died in Bridlington.
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Senior police officer says paedophile hunters are 'putting lives of children at risk' after West Yorkshire perverts stings

The UK's lead police officer on child protection has said forces will "potentially" have to look at working with so-called paedophile hunters despite the risks they pose.
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A cannabis factory in Batley Carr.

Cannabis factory worth around £85,000 found in Batley Carr

Police discovered "an extensive and sophisticated" cannabis factory worth an estimated £85,000 in Batley Carr.

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Leeds student found dead with 'unexplained injuries' in Hyde Park

Leeds student found dead with 'unexplained injuries' in Hyde Park

A family has paid tribute to a "devoted son, brother and perfect grandson" after police named a man who was pronounced dead outside a house in Leeds as 21-year-old Harry Loker.

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Former Leeds Beckett Students’ Union president convicted of assaulting woman

The former president of a students’ union in Leeds has admitted twice assaulting a woman during his year in office.

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The video has been sharely widely by youngsters at schools in Leeds and West Yorkshire.

Explicit footage of 13-year-old girl from Leeds shared widely across West Yorkshire

A sexually explicit video featuring a 13-year-old girl from Leeds has been circulated among youngsters across the city and further afield.

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West Yorkshire loan shark victim speaks out over ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ lender

West Yorkshire loan shark victim speaks out over ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ lender

The victim of a loan shark has spoken of how a man who posed as a “father figure” during a difficult time in his life went on to fleece him of more than £60,000 over five years.

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Police said to report any suspicious activity.

West Yorkshire Police urge people to remain 'vigilant' as terror threat level rises to critical

West Yorkshire Police has urged people in the region to be "vigilant and report any suspicious activity" after a terror blast in London as the threat level has risen to the highest it can be.

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The attack took place in the men's toilet in The Globe pub in Howard Street, Sheffield City Centre

Man glassed in city centre pub after being asked if he was a Sheffield Wednesday fan

A man was left with a head wound that required 35 stitches during a pub toilet attack involving the use of a pint glass, that took place after he was asked whether he was a Sheffield Wednesday fans.

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