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West Yorkshire Police want the public to name the new member of the mounted section.

Don’t call him Horsey McHorseface! Police want help naming four-legged recruit

Crime 3

Murder investigation launched after Halifax man’s body found in Dewsbury

Crime
Red Kite

Red kite shot and killed in Leeds soon after laying eggs

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Man attacked in West Yorkshire pub toilets

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Trucks stolen and gates rammed at Leeds council depot

Crime
Several areas of West Yorkshire were badly hit by flooding in December. A court has been told that criminals' cars worth �1m were damaged by floods at a police compound.

Criminals’ cars worth £1m damaged by floods at West Yorkshire police base

Crime 2
Ellie Taffinder with her mum Caroline. PIC: Ross Parry

Leeds teen ‘attack’ video viewed 2m times online

News
Around 25 people work at the ticket office at  Leeds City Railway Station, the TSSA said. A third could lose their jobs. Picture Tony Johnson

‘Travel chaos’ warning as rail firm looks set to axe 100 jobs across East Coast line

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Biker from Bradford killed in crash near Featherstone

Transport
Typhoon Jets caused a sonic boom in Yorkshire on Monday... or was it aliens?

SONIC BOOM: Conspiracy website says drama was start of WW3 as UFO shot down after rising from sea

Yorkshire 14
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Everything you need to know about today’s 2016 Leeds local elections

Politics
Armley Town Street.

New Leeds off licence bids criticised

News 3
Flamingo Land is worried fracking could harm its animals

Flamingo Land expresses concern over fracking impact on animals

Politics 26
Would the work of police be easier if there was just one force covering Yorkshire?

Tom Richmond: Yorkshire needs one police force united against crime

Opinion 3
Matthew Grove campaigns in Snaith

Elections 2016: Polling day test for public’s interest in PCCs

Politics 3
Leeds City Council could be forced to sell hundreds of council homes, claim Shelter

Leeds ‘will be forced to sell council houses’

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Leeds council elections 2016: Countdown to the big vote begins

Politics 1
Swithens Farm, in Rothwell, Leeds.

Updated: Dozens infected after outbreak of parasitic disease at Leeds petting farm

Health 2
Lauren Macready is promoting the  #ConcussionAware campaign

Help to identify concussion

News
The Leeds skyline. Picture by Jonathan Gawthorpe.

Leeds health masterminds launch £680k partnership to ‘improve care and boost local economy’

Health
The study suggests that the drug could reverse age-related changes in the brain

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug ‘reverses dementia triggers’

Health
Lauren Macready is promoting the  #ConcussionAware campaign

Help to identify concussion

News
FREEZE FRAME: One of the works on display during the week-long exhibition. PIC: Selma Kesed~ic

Leeds Beckett photo students’ work on display

News
Ann Maguire

Two thousand Leeds children to run in memory of murdered Ann Maguire

News
Diversity's Jordan Banjo and Perri Kiely with Meanwood CofE Primary pupils.

Leeds pupils win tips from TV talent show stars Diversity

News 1
Phoebe Neville-Evans, right, pictured with her penpal  Margaret Quirke. Picture by Simon Hulme

Leeds penpal scheme soars after featuring in the YEP

Education
Headteacher of Wakefield Girls High School, Nina Gunson with a portrait of Barbara Hepworth in the school's Hepworth art block. Picture Scott Merrylees

Barbara Hepworth’s sculptures to be sold to fund scholarship at her beloved Wakefield school

Arts 2

Learning a new language boosts brain power - whatever your age

Education
The study suggests that the drug could reverse age-related changes in the brain

Experimental Alzheimer’s drug ‘reverses dementia triggers’

Health
Robots currently have to be worked by surgeons

Robots could perform heart and cancer surgery

Health
The study saw sufferers face their fears in a virtual world. SWNS

Virtual reality can help treat severe paranoia

Offbeat
REMEMBER THIS? Leeds United manager Howard Wilkinson with the old First Division trophy.

Grant Woodward: Leicester’s triumph piles on the misery for lost Leeds United

Opinion 13
Would the work of police be easier if there was just one force covering Yorkshire?

Tom Richmond: Yorkshire needs one police force united against crime

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Jayne Dawson: Let’s send the school prom back to where it belongs

Opinion 2
Channelling Dr Quinn, Medicine Woman? The Vogue front cover which features the Duchess of Cambridge to mark their centenary issue.  Josh Olin/PA Wire

Stephanie Smith: Kate is not Diana so stop comparing Vogue covers

Opinion
A foodbank in Leeds.

YEP Says: Shocking levels of food poverty in Leeds revealed

YEP Says
Head teacher Maria Townsend pictured with year six pupils at Raynville Primary School in Bramley.
5th May 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

YEP says: Why we must take notice of Maria Townsend

YEP Says
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YEP Says: Voting does make a real difference

YEP Says
Yorkshire Rows (left to right) Janette Benaddi, Helen Butters, Niki Doeg and Frances Davies.  PIC: Bruce Rollinson

Yorkshire Rows mums make a splash for Maggie’s appeal

Campaigns
Maggie's Yorkshire. Picture by Heatherwick Studio.

A Million for Maggie’s: The thought behind ‘plant pot’ design of £5million cancer support centre set for Leeds

Campaigns

A Million for Maggie’s: How 10-year drive to create new Leeds centre looks set to transform cancer support

Campaigns

A Million for Maggie’s: Charity lifeline supports Leeds woman 7,000 miles from dad’s cancer battle

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Bad Neighbours: Sorority Rising - Seth Rogan talks

Business
Sainsbury store Pic: Anthony Devlin/PA Wire

Sainsbury’s out of the red but earnings drop

Business
Around 25 people work at the ticket office at  Leeds City Railway Station, the TSSA said. A third could lose their jobs. Picture Tony Johnson

‘Travel chaos’ warning as rail firm looks set to axe 100 jobs across East Coast line

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