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Judge tells murderer he showed ‘no remorse’ as he gets life sentence for savage murder of friend at Leeds flat

A murderer was told he had shown ‘no remorse’ as he was given a life sentence for the brutal killing of his friend in his own flat.

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Partick Whelan and Gareth Hayes.

Leeds burglary gang caught red-handed during 3,000 cigarette raid at shop

A gang of burglars were caught moments after they carried out a night time raid at a newsagents and stole £3,000 worth of cigarettes.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Murder accused tells jury how he inflicted fatal injuries on pal at Leeds flat as he tried to defend himself

A MAN accused of murdering his friend in his own flat told a jury he inflicted the fatal injuries as he tried to defend himself from attack.

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Paedophile Michael Squires was allowed unsupervised contact with youngsters after befriending women at a social club in Leeds.

Leeds man’s ex-lover attacked rival

A WOMAN was left with a serious gash to the head after being attacked by her now lover’s former partner.

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Luxury lifestyle of Leeds cocaine chief

Luxury lifestyle of Leeds cocaine chief

A DRUG dealer led a luxury lifestyle funded from the profits of a major cocaine dealing ring which he operated with members of his gang.

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South Leeds cocaine gang jailed for total of 41 years

EIGHT members of drug gang who were involved in a large scale cocaine dealing operation based in south Leeds have been jailed for a total of 41 years.

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Leeds Crown Court

Phone app used to catch Leeds crook

A CAREER crook was caught after being found in a stolen car when his victim used a mobile phone app to track him down.

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A car was stopped by armed police in Leeds after reports of a man being seen with a handgun outside The Old White Hart in Beeston. Pictures: Google

Armed police stop car in Leeds after report of man with handgun in pub car park

Armed police stopped a car in Leeds yesterday after a reported sighting of a man with a gun in a pub car park.

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Armed police attended the scene.

Armed police search in Leeds over firearms offence

Armed police searched a Leeds home in the early hours of today as part of an operation to find a male wanted over a firearms offence.
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Faustin Rukundo and Violette Uwamahoro with baby Gidion.

Leeds family’s joy as baby Gidion marks start of a new chapter

A mother held captive in Rwanda, charged with crimes against the government, was freed after her story touched the hearts of thousands.

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Leeds boxing event brawl: 21 people due in court after violent scenes

Leeds boxing event brawl: 21 people due in court after violent scenes

Detectives have charged 21 people after a mass brawl during a white collar boxing event in Leeds earlier this year.
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Terry Bailey, pictured in 2004, when he spoke candidly about his experiences of hard drug use and begging on the streets.

From the archive: "Terry's mother used to ring me up every day worried about him"

In 2004, reporter Bruce Smith interviewed Terry Bailey about how hard drugs and begging had become a way of life - and his hopes for a fresh start:

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Terry Bailey, 39, who died on Tuesday.

Tributes paid to Leeds man who died after assault outside city's railway station

Tributes have been paid to a man from Leeds who died after being assaulted outside the city's railway station.

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Clean-up: Volunteers held a litter-pick in Cross Flatts Park.

Volunteer litter pick brings Leeds community together

Volunteers came together to clean-up parts of a Leeds suburb and help forge new links in the community.

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Leeds Magistrates Court.

Leeds residents fined after ignoring requests to clear up gardens

Complaints about waste piling up in two Leeds gardens has resulted in two residents being fined this week.

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A picture taken by a resident who lives near the area covered by the 'managed approach'.

Sex in the city: Leeds residents on life near ‘legal’ red light zone

Almost three years ago, council and police bosses in Leeds launched what was thought to be the country’s first ‘legal’ red light zone.

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The man was knocked down on Elland Road near Leeds United's stadium. Picture: Google

Paramedics alert police after man hit by car near Leeds United stadium

A man has been taken to hospital after being hit by a car near Leeds United's stadium.

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The Co-op store on Town Street, Beeston

Knifeman threatened to slit kids' throats after they jumped in front of him in a queue

A man threatened to slit the throats of two schoolchildren when they pushed in front of him in a supermarket queue.

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Carol and Howard Thompson survey the damage caused by thieves at Hunslet Nelson Cricket Club in Beeston. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds cricket club ‘heartbreak’ as thieves cut and steal wicket

A LEEDS cricket club faces paying out thousands of pounds to repair damage after thieves cut up and stole part of an artificial wicket.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

Photo gallery: Beeston Festival

Check out this gallery of photos from Beeston Festival. Are you featured?

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