Need to know: The six biggest stories in Leeds today

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End of an era: Kevin Sinfield calls time on his playing days
Legend Kevin Sinfield admits he feels “lucky” to retire on his own terms after he called time on his career in professional rugby today.

The 35-year-old hang up his boots at the end of his one and only rugby union season with Yorkshire Carnegie in the Greene King IPA Championship.

1,000 mourners flock to funeral of tragic Leeds dad
He spent much of his all-too short life bringing the joy of the dhol drum and the beauty of his Sikh heritage to the world.

So it was fitting that as he started his final journey from the Ramgharia Gurdwara in Chapeltown Road, tragic young Leeds dad Manminder Saundh Singh was greeted with those very same powerful Punjabi beats.

Around 1,000 people flocked to the 35-year old’s funeral at the Sikh temple in Sheepscar on Wednesday.

Damning tale of unheeded lessons from Leeds United’s FA Cup semi-final with Coventry in 1987
Luck more than any other word has been used by Leeds fans to describe how, in 1987, they escaped the same or similar fate as Liverpool supporters at Hillsborough two years later.

Jail for Leeds gang over £24,000 drugs haul
Four members of a drugs gang have been jailed after police found £24,000 worth of class A drugs at a house in Leeds as they investigated a shooting in which a man was blasted in the face with a sawn off shotgun.

Leeds First Direct Arena date for the Catherine Tate Show - Live
The Catherine Tate Show - Live is coming to the First Direct Arena in Leeds later this year.

The critically acclaimed, award-winning comedian and actor Catherine Tate, will take show across the country this autumn and will be stopping off at the Arena on November 11.

Restaurant review: Iberica, East Parade
Spanish restaurant Iberica arrived at East Parade just a matter of weeks ago but is already making an impact.

The City of London at dusk. Hansteen Holdings plans to return �580m to shareholders by the end of the year. Photo:  Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Hansteen Holdings receives boost from growth of online retailing