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Police dealt with report of suspicious package in Leeds city centre

POLICE were called to a report of a suspicious package in Leeds city centre this morning.

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Man arrested on suspicion of raping woman in Leeds city centre

A MAN was arrested today on suspicion of raping a woman in Leeds city centre earlier this month.
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A group of medics and hospital staff from St James Hospital in Leeds who are taking part in the Leeds 10k to raise money for a new MRi simulator for the hospital. Picture Scott Merrylees

Hospital medics to run Leeds 10k for Yorkshire Cancer Centre Appeal

A team of medics from Leeds Cancer Centre at St James’s Hospital is currently in training to pound the city’s streets for Jane Tomlinson Leeds 10k in July.

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Sex predator given 12-year sentence over Leeds street attacks on women

A dangerous sexual predator who assaulted two women in separate street attacks has been given a 12 year sentence.

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Vigils planned in Leeds as city shows solidarity in wake of Manchester terror attack

Vigils planned in Leeds as city shows solidarity in wake of Manchester terror attack

Vigils will be held in Leeds later today as people in the city come together to express their sympathy and support for those affected by the Manchester terror attack.
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TRANSFORMATION: The Holbeck Urban Village site.

Re-branding of Leeds suburb marches on

The regeneration of a city suburb marches on with more plans for the transformation of Holbeck being revealed.

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Your YEP Picture of the Day - 22 May

View from Leeds Bridge, by Jamie Harris.

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General Election - Leeds candidate list: Who’s standing where and for which party?

Who’s standing where in Leeds and for which party at the General Election?

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‘Confident, cultural’ Leeds named in Lonely Planet’s European top 10

Leeds has been named one of this year’s top European destinations by a major travel guide.

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Five things you should know about: Leeds First Direct Arena

Think you know First Direct Arena?

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Leeds is top spot for university graduates

For the city’s thousands of students, the next few weeks will be all about exams and the rush to hand in final year dissertations and course work.

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Chinese restaurant adds Yorkshire spice to Leeds menu

Chinese restaurant adds Yorkshire spice to Leeds menu

Contemporary Chinese restaurant Tattu, has announced it will open its Leeds restaurant next month – with some very traditionally Yorkshire additions to the menu.

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Emergency services called to aid of man in Leeds river during early hours

Emergency services called to aid of man in Leeds river during early hours

Emergency services were called to the canal in Leeds during the early hours after reports of a man in the water.

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TOP OF THE SHOPS: Victoria Gate marks six months of trading.

Leeds Victoria Gate hits six month mark

more than four million people have passed through the doors of Leeds’s newest shopping development – which has also been named the best in the world.

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DECORATIVE: The restaurant was well presented.

Restaurant review: Jamie’s Italian, Leeds

Now i know that there are plenty of creative, edgy and independent restaurants in Leeds surely more worthy of Little Oliver’s consideration than Jamie’s Italian.

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FORWARD LEEDS: Pictured (left to right) Bill Owen, early intervention and prevention manager, and Ben Holden, early interention and prevention Worker.

‘Legal highs’ still an issue for Leeds

THIS time last year the dangers posed by ‘legal highs’ had become the focus of the national debate on drugs, prompting the Psychoactive Substances Act which outlawed their production and sale.

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Green-light for ‘sky park’ and bars plan for historic Leeds viaduct

Green-light for ‘sky park’ and bars plan for historic Leeds viaduct

An ambitious plan to turn a disused Leeds viaduct into a vibrant ‘high-line’ park with bars and restaurants in its arches has been given glowing approval by a decision-making panel.

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Photo essay: Beauty and colour still shine at Leeds Minster

Despite serving church-goers in the city since 1841, little has changed of Leeds Minster’s character.

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First look: Revolutionary Leeds children’s heart surgery theatre taking shape on anniversary of appeal

First look: Revolutionary Leeds children’s heart surgery theatre taking shape on anniversary of appeal

One year ago today, a charity set out their vision to build a state-of-the-art operating theatre for children in Leeds.

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