Brexit rebels inflict defeat on May despite late concession

Theresa May suffered a humiliating House of Commons defeat tonight in a critical Brexit vote at the hands of her own MPs.

Kirkstall Forge.

New peak time stops at station in Leeds

New peak hour stops are to be included on the timetable for Kirkstall Forge station.

PLANS: Gipton Juniors training at Fearnville Leisure Centre where the new school was proposed to be built.

New Leeds free school proposals put on hold over field objections

Plans to open a new school and expand existing places available for children in Leeds have been discussed.

Aliscia Coe, left, is pictured with sister Chelsea, and the Cancer Research UK Kids and Teens awared she was given ten years ago.
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Yorkshire teenager celebrates ten years cancer-free by backing awards

TEN YEARS ago this week, a five-year-old girl from Wakefield was given an early Christmas present - the all clear from cancer.

On the oche: Joe Cullen will be hoping to go deep into the World Championship draw over the next few weeks (Picture: John Walton/PA Wire)

World Championship: Joe Cullen has his sights trained on darts royalty at the ‘Ally Pally’

YORKSHIRE marksman Joe Cullen is aiming to make a point on the biggest stage in world darts.

Leeds United goalkeeper, Felix Wiedwald.

Phil Hay – Inside Elland Road: Getting the basics right still vital for Leeds United’s Felix Wiedwald

Bob Wilson, the former Arsenal goalkeeper, gave an interview several years ago in which he talked with some frustration about his fraternity becoming figures of fun.

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DECADENT: A dram in Whiskey Down.

Party like Hugh Hefner at new Leeds club

It was a Halloween party at the actual Playboy Mansion that inspired the latest bar to open in Leeds.


Link says it is ‘committed to maintaining geographical cobverage of free ATMs’

ATM network Link has moved to offer assurances following concerns over the future availability of free-to-use cash machines.


Plans for 23-storey Leeds city centre student flats building

Plans to demolish an office building to make way for student accommodation in Leeds city centre is to be considered.


‘Mid-life savings crisis’ hits nearly one in five workers in 50s and 60s

Nearly one in five workers aged in their 50s and 60s is going through a “mid-life savings crisis”, research suggests.

Peoples Holding staff Liv Pad, Liv Woodward, and Dan Causio.

Kirkgate ‘revival’ continues with pace

A “heritage gem” in Kirkgate has secured its first tenant as part of a major refit to breath new life into the building.

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England's Gary Ballance

The Ashes: Patient Gary Ballance awaits Ashes call

YORKSHIRE captain Gary Ballance insists that he is in “a good place” despite being a spectator on England’s Ashes tour.

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Ashley Hugill

Scottish Open: Hugill stuns world No 13 Carter to set-up all-Yorkshire clash with Lines

GLASGOW will host an all-Yorkshire clash in round three of the Dafabet Scottish Open after snooker stars Peter Lines and Ashley Hugill both won on day three.

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Yorkshire teacher who told pupil he 'fancied her all through school' is banned

A PE teacher who told a student to "come in a box" to his house so that he could "unwrap her" has been banned from the profession.

Watch the moment firework narrowly misses firefighter in Leeds

The moment that a firework nearly hits a firefighter in Leeds can be seen in newly released footage.
Marcus Antonsson celebrates his goal at Sheffield Wednesday last season.

Leeds United: On-loan striker Marcus Antonsson letting his goals do the talking at Blackburn

Marcus Antonsson found himself talking about the 2018 World Cup this week, and talking specifically about his chances of taking part. He was realistic about the possibility but the idea itself must be nice. At the start of this season he was as far away from Sweden’s national team as he’d ever been.

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Iveson Approach. Pic: Google.

'Police incident' diverts buses in Leeds

Buses are being diverted because of a "police incident" in Leeds this evening.

Yosuke Ideguchi.  (Photo by Masashi Hara/Getty Images)

Leeds United: New signing Yosuke Ideguchi eyeing international honour

New Leeds United signing Yosuke Ideguchi will have the chance to lay his hands on a first senior international honour this weekend after helping Japan to within one result of the E1 Football Championship title.

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Geoff Boycott.

The Ashes: Yorkshire legend Boycott urges England star not to retire

Geoff Boycott urges Alastair Cook to think again if he is tempted to retire at the end of this winter’s Ashes series - or risk regretting his decision, as football great Sir Bobby Charlton did.

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13 Dec 2017...... Radio Aire Cash for Kids patron actress Natalie Anderson helping sort gifts for disadvantaged children for this year's Mission Christmas appeal. Picture Scott Merrylees

Radio Aire Mission Christmas: Ex-Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson’s heartfelt plea as appeal falls short

FORMER Emmerdale star Natalie Anderson has made a heartfelt plea for people to support this year’s Radio Aire’s Cash for Kids Mission Christmas Appeal.

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