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"I'm a reformed character": Leeds barber and Love Island contestant Simon Searles talks romance

He admits he's cheated in the past - but Leeds barber Simon Searles wants to change his ways during his spell on ITV reality show Love Island.

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Simon Searles

Leeds barber joins Love Island cast

A young Leeds barber has his eye on the ladies of Love Island after joining the cast of the ITV reality show.

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Leeds taxi driver Awais Hussain was badly injured by a yob throwing stones at his cab.

Taxi driver badly hurt in attack in Leeds

A TAXI driver badly injured when a yob hurled a stone at his cab in Leeds was one of more than 20 drivers at a meeting called to encourage drivers to report attacks.

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Police launch crackdown on drivers in Leeds cycle accident black spot

Police launch crackdown on drivers in Leeds cycle accident black spot

Police will target drivers who pass too close to cyclists on a busy commuter route in Leeds.
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Photo gallery: Hundreds of runners turn out to celebrate 500th Leeds parkrun

A record field turned out to a celebrate the 500th event hosted by one of the city’s most popular sporting groups.

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Serious crash closes Leeds ring road

Serious crash closes Leeds ring road

The inner ring road is closed this afternoon following a serious collision.

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Leeds student houses burgled nearly 800 times a year

Leeds student houses burgled nearly 800 times a year

Leeds is one of the most burgled student cities in the UK.

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Quidditch team to hold try-outs in Leeds

Quidditch team to hold try-outs in Leeds

It's a sport played by wizards - but Muggles can try their hand at Quidditch in Leeds.

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Helen Naylor and Valerie Fell meet TV presenter Stephen Mulhern

Celebrity encounter for Leeds slimming gurus

Two weight loss consultants from Leeds were special guests at the Slimming World Awards.

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Leeds cycle theft hotspots revealed

Leeds cycle theft hotspots revealed

Leeds has been named as the sixth worst UK city for bike thefts.

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The Leeds family whose pacifism spans four generations

The Leeds family whose pacifism spans four generations

A Leeds Quaker discovered his family’s commitment to pacifism has spanned four generations after finding out that two of his relatives refused to fight in World War One.

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Charity highlights street problems for blind people

Charity highlights street problems for blind people

A charity has organised a street clean-up with a difference to highlight the obstacles facing blind people in public places.

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Two Leeds takeaways compete to be crowned UK’s best

Two Leeds takeaways compete to be crowned UK’s best

Two Leeds restaurants are bidding to be crowned the region’s best takeaway at a national awards night.

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Annette Hall. Executive principal of White Rose Academies.

Leeds academies boss defends schools’ performance in new league tables

The head of an academy trust in the city where results are said to be “significantly below the national average” at GCSE has defended the performance of their secondary schools.

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An e-fit image of one of the robbers being sought by police.

Police hunt two men after knifepoint robbery in Woodhouse Moor, Leeds

A man has been threatened with a knife and robbed in Woodhouse Moor.

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Suspicious wife ‘triggers car bomb scare’ in Leeds suburb

A SUSPICIOUS wife has triggered a bomb alert in Leeds after a GPS tracking device she fitted to her husband’s car was discovered.

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Labour's Salma Arif (centre) speaks after winning the Gipton & Harehills ward. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

2016 Leeds local elections: RESULTS IN FULL

ONE third of the seats on Leeds City Council have been contested. Check out the results in full.

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Alistair Brownlee races to the line. Picture by Jan Kruger.

Grandstand sell out for Leeds’ World Triathlon Series debut as more race day details emerge

More than 1,300 grandstand tickets to see Leeds’ World Triathlon Series debut have sold out in just over a week – but race organisers are reminding would-be spectators that they can still watch for free along the route.

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Caroline Taylor (left) and Jennie Grimes.

Wizardry of Leeds filmmakers to bring Harry Potter sport quidditch to life in documentary

A festival of sport lays ahead of us this summer through the Rio Olympics, Euro 2016 and of course... the Quidditch World Cup.

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Heir at 360 Club, Leeds

Gig review: Heir/Braveface/Will Birch at 360 Club, The Library, Leeds

Will Birch and Braveface prove able openers this evening. Birch’s guitar-led pop-rock sets the tone nicely while Braveface’s sound is littered with classic rock homages and shout along choruses that really get the atmosphere going. The room is filling up nicely, too.

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