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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

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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

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Ellie Taffinder with her mum Caroline. PIC: Ross Parry

Leeds teen ‘attack’ video viewed 2m times online

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Fearnville Road, Gipton, Leeds (Google)

Schoolboys locked up for robbing woman

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Hillsborough families always knew it and now it’s official - it WAS police’s fault

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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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Accident closes main Leeds ring road; M62 shut into Yorkshire

Transport
Yorkshire was rocked by the sound of two 'sonic booms' when Typhoon jets like the ones pictured were scrambled to deal with an Air France plane last night. Picture: MoD Crown Copyright/PA Wire

What caused sonic booms heard across Yorkshire as jets scrambled to aid Air France plane?

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Flamingo Land is worried fracking could harm its animals

Flamingo Land expresses concern over fracking impact on animals

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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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Matthew Grove campaigns in Snaith

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

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Leeds council elections 2016: Countdown to the big vote begins

Politics
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a workers Memorial Day service in Grimsby, as Ken Livingstone was suspended by Labour for "bringing the party into disrepute" following an anti-Semitism row.

Andrew Vine: A red alert for Labour as core voters reject Jeremy Corbyn

Opinion 6
Date:1st April  2016. Picture James Hardisty.
Completion of the giant Lego Leeds City Crest, made entirely out of 201, 748 bricks taking over 180 hours. Pictured The Lord Mayor of Leeds Councillor Judith Chapman, with her daughter Harriet daughter who came up with the idea to help promote World Autism Awareness Day.

Outgoing Leeds Lord Mayor says ‘Thanks for the memories...and enjoy my Lego-cy!’

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Winston Churchill's wartime government, and the role of Ministers like Hunselt-born Arthur Greenwood, remains a source of fascination.

Roger Hermiston: Arthur Greenwood, the Yorkshireman who spoke for England in Churchill’s darkest hour

Opinion 1
Junior doctors on the picket line striking outside Leeds General Infirmary. Picture by Tony Johnson.

BMA blames Government for creating ‘bitter dispute amid crisis in workload and morale’

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YEP Says: Will a digital NHS be cure-all or not?

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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

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Moving video from family of paralysed Leeds gran, 63, thanks community for generosity

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

Leeds Beckett photo students’ work on display

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Ann Maguire

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

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

Leeds pupils win tips from TV talent show stars Diversity

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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

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Learning a new language boosts brain power - whatever your age

Education
Youngsters can aim for university by attending special after-school classes.

Lessons in learning as Leeds pupils aim to be top of the class

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Temperatures are set to hit 22C across Yorkshire (including Thixendale pictured above) this weekend.

Spring at last - Yorkshire hotter than Greece this weekend

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Better work-life balance ‘improves job performance’

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

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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
Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn at a workers Memorial Day service in Grimsby, as Ken Livingstone was suspended by Labour for "bringing the party into disrepute" following an anti-Semitism row.

Andrew Vine: A red alert for Labour as core voters reject Jeremy Corbyn

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Blaise Tapp: Keep calm and carry on in testing times

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The warm up before the Ann Maguire Memorial Fun Run. PIC: Tony Johnson.

YEP Says: Run in memory of a super Leeds teacher

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YEP Says: Put customers at the heart of our railway service

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YEP Says: Will a digital NHS be cure-all or not?

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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

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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

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

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

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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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