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'Disgrace to uniform' policeman jailed for 26 years over drugs stolen from force

A "dishonest and manipulative" police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home has been jailed for 26 years.

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British mother appears in Rwanda on state secrets charges

A pregnant mother-of-two from Leeds held illegally in Rwanda has appeared in court after being charged with revealing state secrets and other offences.

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Lawyer who stole £4m from clients and Church jailed for seven years

A "deceitful" lawyer has been jailed for seven years for stealing around £4 million from clients and the Church of England and using it to fund her lavish lifestyle, police have said.

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14 charged after Halloween 'ride out' of bikers through city centre

Fourteen people have been charged with causing a public nuisance following a so-called Halloween "ride out" involving bikers in Leeds.

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MP told to apologise over failure to declare interest in telecom firm

A Conservative MP has been told to apologise to the House of Commons after failing to declare his interest in a telecommunications company while taking part in parliamentary inquiries relating to the industry.

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British mother appears in Rwanda on state secrets charges

A pregnant mother-of-two from Leeds held illegally in Rwanda has appeared in court after being charged with revealing state secrets and other offences.

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29 charged in child sex abuse probe

A total of 29 people have been charged with offences against 18 children who were aged between 11 and 17.

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3D technology brings anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce 'back to life'

Anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce has been "brought back to life" by 3D technology in his home city, 210 years after the passing of the slave trade abolition legislation he championed.

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Woman found guilty for child prostitution of teenage girl she befriended

A woman who arranged for a teenage girl to have sex with dozens of different men has been found guilty of a number of child prostitution charges.

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Charles delighted by 'irresistible' cheeses on Yorkshire visit

The Prince of Wales has sampled a range of cheeses made by small producers across the UK, telling a small shop owner: "It's all so irresistible."

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Tim Farron urges Tory MPs opposed to 'hard Brexit' to join Lib Dems

Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has issued a direct appeal to moderate Tory MPs opposed to Theresa May's vision of a "hard Brexit", to abandon the Conservatives and join his party.

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Tree-felling opponents march in protest as First World War soldiers

Campaigners opposed to roadside tree felling in Sheffield have staged a march with volunteers dressed as First World War soldiers to mark the 100th anniversary of the planting of memorials to 77 former pupils of a school.

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Vulcan bomber owners hit £200,000 maintenance target

The owners of the last airworthy Vulcan bomber have hit a £200,000 target which means they can maintain the much-loved Cold War relic after they were forced to put it into "hibernation".

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Topshop distribution centre strike suspended

A planned strike by staff at a Topshop distribution centre in a dispute over pay and working conditions has been suspended.

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Sir Patrick Stewart hopes for Huddersfield glory after Empire legend award

Sir Patrick Stewart has said that seeing Huddersfield Town reach the Premier League is all he needs to make his year perfect after receiving the Empire legend award.

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6,400 more train services to operate per week by 2021, according to research

Some 6,400 more train services will be running each week by 2021, according to industry analysis.

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Squad probing anti-MP crimes handle 53 complaints in half-year after Jo Cox died

A specialist police team set up to investigate crimes against MPs has probed more than 50 complaints in the six months after the murder of Jo Cox.

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Trainee soldier jailed for six years over attempted murder bid

A trainee soldier who stabbed a knife into the bed of a comrade who was allegedly bullying him has been jailed for six years for attempted murder.

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Sir Patrick Stewart hopes for Huddersfield glory after Empire legend award

Sir Patrick Stewart has said that seeing Huddersfield Town reach the Premier League is all he needs to make his year perfect after receiving the Empire legend award.

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Inspector who stole drugs from police station facing jail

A police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home - including a huge amount of cocaine in his washing machine - was a "criminal masquerading as a police officer", his force has said.

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