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Everything you need to know about the new £1 coin

There will be a new quid on the block from Tuesday as we say farewell to the old round one and herald in a new 12-sided era.
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Louise Revson. Issued by West Yorkshire Police.

Woman jailed after slashing Leeds A&E staff in “utterly needless” attack

A woman has been jailed after she slashed Leeds A&E staff with a razor blade during an unprovoked spree of assaults.

The new 1 coin comes into circulation this week.

The new quid on the block... our new £1 coin set to edge out old round pound this week

A new 12-sided £1 coin enters circulation on Tuesday, as it starts to edge out the old "round pound" after more than 30 years.
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BT has been fined a record 42m for a 'serious breach' of Ofcom rules.

Record fine: BT told to pay £42m following 'serious breach' of Ofcom rules

BT has been hit with a record £42 million fine by the telecoms watchdog and is facing compensation costs to rivals of £300 million over delayed high-speed cable installations.

Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

A LEEDS nurse who helped saved lives during the 2014 Ebola crisis in West Africa has co-written a harrowing inside story of one of the modern world’s most deadly disease outbreaks.

Terry Lofthouse, a rugby player who collapsed and 'died'  on the pitch playing for York Lokomotive Masters  rugby team .

‘I nearly died after collapsing during Leeds rugby match’

A rugby club has launched a bid to buy life-saving equipment after a player collapsed on the pitch and needed life saving surgery in Leeds.


Emergency boss drafted in as Leeds incinerator misses recycling targets for THIRD time

Bosses at the Cross Green incinerator have been ordered to improve after missing key annual recycling targets for the THIRD time.

Jailed: Louise Revson

Leeds hospital patient slashed A&E staff during knife rampage

A judge gave a woman a 10-year extended prison sentence after she slashed Leeds A&E staff with a blade during an unprovoked spree of assaults.

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Bradley Lowery hugs Jermain Defoe on the Wembley pitch

Bradley Lowery: The little boy who led out England while fighting his own battle

Bradley Lowery captured the hearts of millions when he led England out on to the pitch at Wembley today.
The family of Ian Collinson try out the new  bench unveiled  as a memorial to Ian Collinson in Micklefield near Leeds, l to r... Neil Collinson his brother great nieces Freya 8 and Erin 5 Macdonald  John Macdonald, Sue Collinson and  Niece Clare MacDonald .

Leeds village’s ‘King of the Road’ given lasting tribute

A memorial bench has been unveiled in memory of a Leeds village’s ‘King of the Road’ who was found dead seven weeks after going missing while out walking.

Little Green Lane, Heckmondwike, where the sex attack took place this morning. Picture: Google.

Detectives hunting for sex attacker who assaulted woman, 36, after leaving nightclub

A woman was sexually assaulted on her way home from a nightclub in the early hours of the morning.

VIDEO: What we know so far after attack at Leeds city centre bar

Detectives are investigating an early-hours assault in Leeds city centre this morning (Sunday) after two men were seriously injured.
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Carleton Community High School, Pontefract. Picture: Google.

Academy trust disputes 'Inadequate' rating after Ofsted criticises Pontefract school leaders

An academy trust has not taken effective action to address failings at a secondary school, the education watchdog has found.

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Headingley Hill Congregational Church on Headingley Lane. . Picture Tony Johnson.

Flats plan will ‘preserve’ historic north Leeds church

A developer hopes his plans to turn a 150-year-old former Headingley church into flats will help preserve the work of renowned Leeds architect Cuthbert Brodrick.

WhatsApp currently offers end-to-end encryption

WhatsApp should stop being 'a secret place for terrorists to hide', says Home Secretary

Messaging services like WhatsApp must open up their platforms to the intelligence agencies and social media giants must do more to police extremist material as part of efforts to fight terror, the Home Secretary has said.
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Soaking up the South Bay sunshine in Scarborough. (Photo: Richard Ponter)

Yorkshire weather: How long will the sunshine last?

The sun is shining and the birds are singing - and the good weather could last.

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Westerly Rise, Armley. Picture: Google.

Woman escapes to balcony during blaze in Leeds after high-rise flat fire spreads

A woman escaped a blaze at a block of high-rise flats in Leeds.
Bar Fibre, off Lower Briggate, Leeds city centre. Picture: Google.

Leeds city centre: Road closures and two men in hospital after bar assault

Officers are now at the scene in Leeds city centre where two men were injured in an assault this morning (Sunday).
People around the world are marking Earth Hour this evening. People in Britain are expected to join in at 8.30pm... and then they will switch their clocks forward tonight as British Summer Time begins.

Get ready to turn your clocks forward... but before that expect things to get much darker

THE nation will set their clocks forward by one hour this evening as we herald the start of British Summer Time... but tonight also sees the 10th year of Earth Hour.

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