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

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.

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Expect a hard frost overnight

Yorkshire set for big freeze with temperatures dropping to -4

Wrap up warm if you're heading out tomorrow morning as temperatures are expected to drop to as low as -4C tonight.

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AC/DC's Malcolm Young dies aged 64

AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64, the band has announced.
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Leeds on the verge of getting an indoor crazy golf centre – with a bar!

An indoor crazy golf centre could be built at The Light in Leeds City Centre.

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Rachel Curwen set dresses the dining room.
 Designer  Michael Howells is recreating a Victorian Christmas at Harewood House with some of the costumes from Victoria, toys from Ilkley Toy museum and authentic decorations. Picture Tony Johnson.

200 volunteers create stunning Victorian Christmas at Harewood House

More than 200 volunteers spent the last three days creating a Victorian Christmas at Harewood House.

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The new approach, devised by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), is aimed at tackling parental alienation by urging them to consider the "profound" emotional impact on the child. PA

Parents who alienate children from other parent in divorce battles could lose contact

Parents engaging in Doctor Foster-style attempts to alienate children from their other parent during divorce battles could lose contact under a "groundbreaking" trial.

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Cannabis plants worth £30,000 found in raid

Cannabis plants worth £30,000 found in raid

Cannabis plants worth an estimated £30,000 were found at a house in Leeds on Friday.

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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

Studying medicine and dentistry will make you the richest after university with graduates earning an average of £46,700 according to new research from the Institute of Fiscal Studies.

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Is this your owl?

Is this your owl?

Leeds police have issued a hoot of an appeal on social media - to trace the owners of what they believe is a tame tawny owl.

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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

"Tribal politics" is failing to find solutions for the crisis faced by the NHS and social care, with patients "too often" failed by a system under strain, a group of 90 MPs have said.

Health
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’

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has promised that he will not stand in the way of bus franchising in Leeds if it offers benefits to passengers.

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Scalextric electric car racing set. PIC: PA

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

As we approach Christmas, in the first of a three-part series, we look at popular toys from down the decades.

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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

A one-off play is to chart the story of high street brand M&S’s journey from a Leeds market stall to international retailer.

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

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

From homelessness to the halls of Buckingham Palace, foster carer Jennie Ngulube has had an incredible journey. Ruby Kitchen reports.

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Your photos of Children in Need 2017 in Leeds

Schools across Leeds sent us some great photos of children and staff celebrating Children in Need today.
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Recreation of legendary Leeds pub The Roscoe goes on display in city museum

For 125 years it was a melting pot of music, merriment and memories for the city’s Irish community.

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Harrogate Christmas market opens with marriage proposal

Harrogate Christmas market opens with marriage proposal

A shopper at the Harrogate Christmas market was left in tears of happiness and when her partner proposed after 'weeks' of preparations.

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Sinead Wooding

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

A HUSBAND sent text messages to his wife’s phone asking after her welfare after he and a friend had allegedly murdered her, a jury was told.

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Watch the moment Harrogate Christmas Market shopper proposes to his girlfriend

A shopper at the Harrogate Christmas Market was left in tears of happiness and when her partner proposed after 'weeks' of preparations.

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The former Leeds Girls High School, in Headingley.

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

Extra homes could be built at the former Leeds Girls’ High School as a way of making up a “significant shortfall” in costs revealed after the developer started to convert a historic part of the site, new documents show.

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