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Large numbers of police at Headingley and Leeds Bradford Airport after terror threat raised to critical

THERE will be a "significant policing presence"  at today's international cricket match in Headingley following the terror attack in Manchester on Monday night.
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England cricketer Alex Hales, left, poses with tennis coach Charlie Swallow

England cricketer drops into Leeds suburb for a game of tennis

An England cricketer visited a suburban Leeds sports club for a game of tennis this week.


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?

Celebrity bride Pippa Middleton's Leeds links

Celebrity bride Pippa Middleton's Leeds links

It was the celebrity wedding of the year, attracting royalty and stars alike.
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DAY OF ACTION: From left, Jayden Rose-Firth, PC Mark Rothery, Eloise Sills, Ivan Abdul and Raffa Thorne. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds schoolchildren spread the message on speed limits

School children joined police and road safety campaigners to target motorists in a Chapel Allerton speeding hotspot last week.

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Leeds charity issues plea for volunteer drivers

A charity which helps over 60s in north Leeds has sent out a desperate SOS for volunteer drivers.

The original leaflet shows the Liberal Democrats appear to be confused about the date of the general election

Leeds Lib Dems print wrong election date on campaign leaflets

Eagle-eyed voters noticed an embarrassing gaffe when they received Liberal Democrat campaign leaflets through their doors.

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A member of the Guns N' Roses tribute act.

Seeing double! Looks familiar as tribute bands plug in at Leeds’s Roundhay Park

From Madonna and Bruce Springsteen to Robbie Williams and U2, some of the world’s biggest music names have performed in Leeds’s Roundhay Park over the years.

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Courageous Leeds youngster shows the way for global health event

A courageous girl is raising awareness of bowel diseases ahead of a global health event.

SPORT DAY: Some of the pupils taking part in the Carr Manor Dash recently.

Leeds students enjoy annual Dash event

A Leeds school held their annual Carr Manor Dash recently.

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Sinead Wooding: Further arrest made in Leeds murder investigation

Police have arrested another person today in connection with murder of a Leeds woman, while they continue to hold three others for questioning.

Gareth Puttock in action for Roundhegians

'Rugby family' pays tribute to Leeds player Gareth Puttock

Rugby clubs in Leeds have rallied round to pay tribute to a young Roundhegians player who died in his sleep.

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Drug dealer murdered Leeds man, 24, robbed him as he lay dead then came back to steal more

A man who was stabbed to death and then burgled by his killer as he lay dead was 'a bright young man robbed of his future', his family have said in an emotional statement today.

Gareth Puttock carries the ball for Roundhegians during a match

Leeds rugby player, 25, dies in his sleep

A Leeds rugby club have paid tribute to a young sportsman who has died in his sleep.

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INSPIRATION: Jonny Brownlee outside the town hall in Leeds.

Jonny Triathlon: ‘Leeds deserves to keep world Triathlon event’

olympic silver medallist Jonathan Brownlee said the UK leg of the ITU World Triathlon Series deserved to stay in Leeds as the city gears up to welcome over 80,000 spectators over the second weekend of June.


Two more arrests after woman's body found in Leeds

Detectives investigating the murder of a woman in Leeds have made two more arrests.
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Shock over murder investigation in north Leeds

Residents in an affluent area of north Leeds have spoken of their shock after a body was found in nearby woodland.
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PIC: Simon Hulme

Murder investigation launched after woman found dead in Leeds woods

A murder investigation has been launched following the discovery of a woman's body in an area of Leeds yesterday morning.

Looking back: Sara Rushworth and Joe Hogan from Faery Floss serves up candy Floss to children at the 2016 Festival. Picture by Simon Hulme

‘Fun for all’ at annual ten-day festival in north Leeds

Organisers have promised fun for all ages over the ten-day Meanwood Festival which kicks off this weekend.

Louise Prince is set to run this Sunday's Leeds Half Marathon to   raise funds for research into a condition so rare it affects just five youngsters in Leeds.Her daughter Neve Prince, 8, has Angelman Syndrome  a genetic disorder that causes developmental delay and epilepsy, among many other symptoms.
9 May 2017.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

The Leeds girl with infectious smile who cannot speak - mum to run Leeds Half Marathon

A MUM whose daughter suffers from a rare genetic condition which means she cannot speak and is often smiling and laughing is to run this Sunday’s (May 14) Plusnet Leeds Half Marathon to raise funds for research.

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