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Leeds: ‘#IffysWorld can be a beacon for all communities in dark times’

The grace shown by a Leeds community and its young people in the aftermath of the killing of one of its beloved sons can be a beacon for all others in times of tragedy.

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The  Harehills community come together for a vigil for murdered teenager Irfan Wahid. PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Irfan Wahid’s family dignity in the face of huge personal tragedy

There can be few things worse than losing a child, especially in tragic and utterly avoidable circumstances.

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Video: Thousands gather in Leeds to say goodbye to ‘beautiful human being’ Iffy

Thousands gathered in a Leeds community today to say goodbye to a much loved teenager who died in a knife incident last week.

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Teenagers gather at Irfan's vigil in Harehills

"The family have said they forgive the person who did this to their son - we hope lessons can be learned"

Hundreds of teenagers gathered in Harehills to pay tribute to murdered schoolboy Irfan Wahid today.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

Defendant in court accused of murder of unknown man in Leeds

A man has appeared in court charged with the murder of man whose identity is yet to be confirmed.

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16-year-old appears before Leeds Crown Court accused of murdering Irfan Wahid

16-year-old appears before Leeds Crown Court accused of murdering Irfan Wahid

A 16-year-old-boy has appeared before a Crown Court accused of murdering Leeds teenager Irfan Wahid, who was stabbed to death.

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Pensioner ‘thought she would die’ in violent Leeds street robbery

A pensioner thought she was going to die after being choked and repeatedly punched in the face by a woman during a street robbery.

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Funeral of murdered Leeds schoolboy Irfan Wahid due to be held tomorrow

Funeral of murdered Leeds schoolboy Irfan Wahid due to be held tomorrow

The funeral of murdered schoolboy Irfan Wahid will take place in Leeds tomorrow (Thursday).
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Man charged with murder after victim found seriously injured in Leeds house

Man charged with murder after victim found seriously injured in Leeds house

A man has been charged with murder by detectives investigating the death of a man found seriously injured in a Leeds house.
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Vigil to be held to promote peace on spot where Irfan Wahid died

Vigil to be held to promote peace on spot where Irfan Wahid died

Friends of murdered teenager Irfan Wahid have arranged a peaceful vigil on the spot where he died.

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The plea for people to hand over their knives to police. Picture: Simon Hulme

Knife amnesty plea made among floral tributes for murdered Leeds teenager

A bright blue container stands alongside the floral tributes to murdered Leeds teenager Irfan Wahid.
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Fire crews called to Leeds home as fridge catches light

Fire crews called to Leeds home as fridge catches light

Firefighters were called to a terraced house in Leeds this morning to tackle a kitchen fire.

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Police update: Three Leeds murders 'are not linked'

Police update: Three Leeds murders 'are not linked'

Three murders which have taken place in the city in less than three weeks are not linked, police have said today.

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Man charged with rape of woman, 18, in Leeds

Man charged with rape of woman, 18, in Leeds

A man is due to appear in court today charged in connection with the rape of a woman in Leeds.

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Raheem Wilks murder investigation: Who has been arrested and charged?

Raheem Wilks murder investigation: Who has been arrested and charged?

Detectives investigating the murder of Raheem Wilks have made a total of 12 arrests to date.
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Moving tributes to teenage victim of Leeds street stabbing

Tributes have been paid to a 16-year-old boy who died after a street stabbing in Leeds.

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Latest: Plea for phone footage after teen held for murder of boy, 16, on Leeds street

A BOY of 15 has been arrested on suspicion of murdering a teenager who was stabbed on a Leeds street on Friday afternoon.

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Police at the scene on Harehills Road this morning

MP in call to tackle knife crime after teenager fatally stabbed in Leeds

A LEEDS MP has said "we must do more to tackle knife crime"  as  a murder investigation continues after the fatal stabbing of a 16-year-old boy in Leeds yesterday.

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Raheem Wilks latest: Two more arrests as second murder accused in court

Raheem Wilks latest: Two more arrests as second murder accused in court

A man was arrested by armed police yesterday in connection with the fatal shooting of Raheem Wilks.
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Video: Escaped swan causes havoc in Leeds suburb

A large swan caused chaos when it went on the run in Leeds.

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