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‘Vile’ sex offenders jailed for 50 years over exploitation of teenage girls in Dewsbury

Four men will face a combined sentence of 50 years behind bars after being convicted of the rape, trafficking and sexual exploitation of young victims. 

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Andrew Scott.

Burglar targeted home in Leeds as children were in bed

A BURGLAR targeted a house as family members were asleep in bed in order to steal keys to a car parked outside the property.

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Former soap-actress Tracy Brabin, who has been selected as Labour's candidate for the Batley and Spen by-election prompted by the killing of Jo Cox, during a tribute to Jo Cox at the Labour Conference at  the ACC Liverpool.  PIC: PA

Labour pays tribute to MP Jo Cox

RACHEL REEVES described Jo Cox as a “wonderful courageous woman” as she led tributes to the tragic MP at the Labour Party conference.

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Jo Cox.

Labour launches women’s mentoring scheme in memory of Jo Cox

A mentoring scheme to help hundreds of women into leadership roles has been launched by the Labour Party in memory of Jo Cox.

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Young mum makes her dream wedding before losing cancer battle

Young mum makes her dream wedding before losing cancer battle

A young mother’s dream of marrying her partner before she lost her battle to cancer came true just more than a week prior to her death.

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West Yorkshire councillor campaigns in the States

West Yorkshire councillor campaigns in the States

A West Yorkshire councillor has travelled across the Atlantic to campaign for Hillary Clinton to become president of the United States.

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Appeal for relatives after death of Leeds man

Coroner’s officers are trying to trace relatives of a man who died in Leeds.

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Man forced his way into home

A man forced his way into a home in Dewsbury.

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West Yorkshire Police fielding an ‘unprecedented’ number of calls

An unprecedented volume of calls are being received by West Yorkshire Police, the force said, with the recent warm weather thought to be a contributory factor.  

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Knifepoint carjacking in Dewsbury

Knifepoint carjacking in Dewsbury

THREE masked men stole a man’s car at knifepoint during a “terrifying” robbery in Dewsbury.

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Cyber crime victim Carole Pearson was conned out of �14,000 - image from video interview by West Yorkshire Police

I was tricked out of my life savings by computer conmen pretending to be from Microsoft, says Yorkshire woman

A West Yorkshire woman has described being tricked out of £14,000 by conmen who told her that her computer was full of pornography as part of what police in the county say is a rising tide of reported cyber crime.

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The Dewsbury home with a stunning secret feature

The Dewsbury home with a stunning secret feature

This Dewsbury property has gone on the market - and it’s home to a delightful secret hidey-hole.

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Keegan Hirst.

Rugby fan banned for ‘homophobic tweets’ to player and soap star

Batley Bulldogs have banned a fan from its games over ‘homophobic abuse’ on social media directed at captain Keegan Hirst and Coronation Street actor Antony Cotton.

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Two men trapped after crash near Mirfield

Two men trapped after crash near Mirfield

Two men were left trapped after a crash near Mirfield.

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Date:3rd September 2016. Picture James Hardisty.
'Hope Not Hate', MoreInCommon fun day held at Victoria Gardens, Leeds, in memory of murdered MP, Jo Cox. Pictured (left to right) Helen Ketcher, (volunteer), Alex Sobel, Moortown Councillor, and Sharon Panepinto, (volunteer).

Leeds hosts More In Common celebration in Jo Cox’s memory

A celebration that aimed to bring communities together took place in Leeds city centre today in memory of late MP Jo Cox.

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Can you help police return the stolen wedding rings to their rightful owner?

Wedding rings stolen during Heckmondwike burglary

Two silver weddings rings were stolen from a Heckmondwike home after burglars forced open a window.

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Jo Cox.

Jo Cox’s legacy will live on at events

“We have far more in common than which divides us.”

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JAILED: Tim Moyce.

‘Panicked’ drug dealer swallowed his stash

A drug dealer was “extremely lucky” to leave hospital unharmed after swallowing 28 wraps of heroin and crack cocaine in bid to hide evidence from police, a court heard.

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Kyle Bagshaw.

Thug jailed over spree of attacks

A violent thug who carried out a series of robberies and violent attacks has been locked up for four years and four months.

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NEW DEAL: Leeds United's Tyler Denton.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Leeds United: EFL Cup hero Tyler Denton seals new three-year deal at Elland Road

Left-back Tyler Denton has described this week as “possibly the best of my life” after signing a new three-year deal with Leeds United, just days after scoring on his Whites debut.

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