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Coroners seek relatives of woman who had links to West Yorkshire and America

An appeal has been issued by coroners in West Yorkshire as they try to find the family of 92-year-old woman.

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Some 260 victims of modern slavery and human trafficking have been linked to Leeds in the last two years.

260 human trafficking victims linked to Leeds in two years

Around 260 victims of human trafficking linked to Leeds have been uncovered by police since 2015, a senior officer has revealed.

Crime
We are set for a sunny weekend across Yorkshire.

Yorkshire weather: Temperatures could rival Tenerife as spring nudges winter out of the way

Temperatures could rival those of Tenerife this weekend as the cold snap gives way to warmer, sunnier weather across Yorkshire this weekend.

Environment
Mother’s Day children’s hospice fundraising campaign in Leeds doctor’s memory

Mother’s Day children’s hospice fundraising campaign in Leeds doctor’s memory

THE family of a Leeds doctor who died from breast cancer have launched a campaign to raise cash for the children’s hospice where she worked in her memory this Mother’s Day.

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Inside the Cordings Harrogate store.

Fashionably arty: Head to Harrogate for country art originals sale

Countrywear specialists Cordings is holding a Country House Art Sale at its Harrogate store, starting today and running throughout this weekend, March 24-26 2017, writes Stephanie Smith.

Arts
Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.

Compensation payments could soon be paid for poor broadband or landline service

Customers who receive a poor service from their landline or broadband provider could be in line for automatic compensation as part of new proposals.
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Library picture of a policeman.

Yorkshire police inspector found with £700,000 of drugs at home faces lengthy prison term

A police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home, including a huge amount of cocaine in his washing machine, is expected to be given an lengthy prison sentence today.

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Dashcam footage shows the horrific crash involving Christopher Dye.

WATCH: Yorkshire motorist shocked at road rage accusation after he tried to help trapped driver

A medical sales rep has said he was shocked to be accused of road rage after he tried to help a trapped driver following a dramatic motorway crash.
Transport 1
Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Dozens of people have been charged with the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in a West Yorkshire town after police investigated historic allegations of abuse.
Crime
Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems

Tourism survey reveals Yorkshire's hidden gems

A survey commissioned to mark English Tourism Week has revealed Yorkshire's top 'hidden gems' for visitors.

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PC Keith Palmer

More than  £200,000 raised for family of police officer murdered in terror attack

THE JustGiving page set up this morning to support the family of the Metropolitan Police officer  fatally stabbed in yesterday’s  terror attack at Westminster has already raised more than £200,000 with donations continuing to flood in.
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Qari Asim

Leeds Imam's plea for unity as "vile opportunists" spread anti-Muslim hatred after terror attack

A LEEDS Imam  has urged communities to unite following the London terror attack and not allow "vile opportunists"  who spread anti-Muslim hatred to win.

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The scene at Westminster in the minutes after the terrorist attack.

Reach out to victims of London attacks, urge family of Jo Cox

The family of murdered MP Jo Cox today urged the nation to “reach out and support” the victims of yesterday’s Westminster terror attack to “let them know they are not alone”.

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Coun Judith Bake

Terror attack: Leeds civic buildings to be lit up in Union Flag colours

LEEDS Town Hall and Leeds Civic Hall  will be lit up red, white and blue tonight as a mark of respect to those affected by the Westminster attack as civic leaders express their condolences with the people of London.
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Leeds academic - 'Terrorists win if we give in to fear and anger'

Leeds academic - 'Terrorists win if we give in to fear and anger'

AN EXPERT on international security at the University of Leeds today said not giving in to fear or anger is the best way for  the public  to respond to yesterday's  terror attack in London.
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Police outside the Palace of Westminster in the immediate aftermath of Wednesday's terror  attack which Paul Rogers attributes to the Iraq war.

Paul Rogers: Why us? The straightforward, yet uncomfortable answer, is that Britain is at war.

THIS week’s attack was the worst in London for 12 years and has caused shock and horror, especially for the way in which a vehicle was so easily and violently used to killed innocent pedestrians. We will know in the coming days the extent to which this was an individual attack or whether it involved others and, if the latter, why there was apparently no warning.

Opinion
Pc Keith Palmer

Yorkshire police ‘will be constantly thinking about fallen officer Keith Palmer’

The memories of Yorkshire police officers killed on duty will come flooding back for their colleagues in the region after yesterday’s Westminster attack, according to a Police Federation official.

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The Union Flag flying at half mast  at Leeds Civic Hall today

West Yorkshire council leader calls for communities to be vigilant following terror attack

THE leader and chief executive of a West Yorkshire council have urged communities to be vigilant following yesterday's terror attack.

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Qari Asim

Mosque leaders in Leeds and Bradford condemn "vile" terror attack

MOSQUE leaders in Leeds and Bradford  have  condemned yesterday's "vile" terror attack in London.
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The Transit van became trapped in the ford

Rescue mission after van becomes trapped in flood water

Firefighters have come to the aid of two people trapped inside their van in a flooded ford.
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