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Blaise Tapp: Christmas every day? No, thank you

‘Daddy, why does this man on the radio want it to be Christmas every day? That would be really boring.’

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DIAGNOSIS: Sarah Huddlestone one of first to have new test for familial hypercholesterolaemia (FH).

New test to prevent heart attacks striking

A vital screening programme to help prevent heart attacks in those identified with a genetic condition that causes high cholesterol is being run at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.

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Australia celebrate the final wicket to win the ashes during day five at the WACA. Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

Analysis: FIVE reasons why England lost The Ashes to Australia

England’s hopes of hanging on to the Ashes urn Down Under have disappeared after Australia took a decisive 3-0 series lead on day five in Perth.

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ON THE MARCH: People from Leeds joined a march against Brexit in Manchester earlier this year.

Hundreds in Leeds join ‘Brexit Resistance’ movement

Hundreds of people in Leeds have joined the ‘Brexit Resistance’ to keep the UK in the EU.

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December 18: Latest players to be linked with a January transfer move to Leeds United

These are latest players to be linked with a move to Leeds United in the January transfer window by news sources across the UK and beyond.

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John Ferguson, webmaster at Friends of Roundhay Park, with his history trail leaflet.

Leaflet showcasing Leeds park’s history wins award

A history-packed leaflet created by volunteers at Roundhay Park has been honoured with a top award by the Leeds Civic Trust.

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NEW CHALLENGE: Founding principal Sarah Horsbrough.

Principal of new Leeds school goes back to roots

The founding principal of a new £5m primary school that is set to be built in South Leeds is hoping to use her own experiences in education to prove that pupils from any background can achieve their goals.

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Australia's Josh Hazelwood celebrates the wicket of England's Jonny Bairstow during day five at the WACA Picture: Jason O'Brien/PA

The Ashes: England lose Ashes after being outclassed in Perth

England have lost the Ashes before Christmas despite Dawid Malan’s late, lone-hand resilience and a controversial three-hour delay after overnight rain got underneath the WACA’s leaky covers.

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Pontus Jansson: Leeds United are back in the groove

Pontus Jansson warned the Championship that Leeds United were back in a winning frame of mind and thanked Thomas Christiansen for the “wake-up call” of dropping him earlier in the season after his header inflicted a 1-0 defeat on Norwich City.

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Knitters with their Angels, from left,  Margaret O;Toole, Margaret Carry, Rev Dominic Mughal, Linda Calvert Catherine Coates, Rev Susan Greenhart,  Hilary Kitching

Christmas angels bring festive cheer to Leeds communities

HUNDREDS of knitted Christmas angels were due to be left at random locations across Leeds to bring some festive cheer to their lucky finders.

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Keep your ’at on for a close encounter on this Yorkshire moor

As the sun rises across the Cow and Calf rocks at Ilkley, the eerie winter light is a sight that only the earliest of birds catches.

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A serious collision occurred in West Yorkshire earlier today

Serious collision closes motorway in West Yorkshire

The southbound stretch of the M606 in West Yorkshire is closed this morning following a serious collision.

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'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

A gang of burglars who targeted a family home in the middle of the night to steal high-powered cars have been locked up for a total of more than 14 years.

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Early Morning Light on Harold Park with Swans in the foreground

The park is named after Harold Gathorn Hardy who died in 1881 at the age of 32. Harold helped establish the family run Low Moor Ironworks.In 1899 a recreation ground was added to the park, while in the early 20th century Low Moor Gala was held raising money for local hospitals. In 1931 Horsfall playing fields were added to the park, in 2014 these became a Queen Elizabeth II Playing fields and also contains Horsfall Stadium.

Harold Park is a small urban park in Low Moor, Bradford, West Yorkshire, England. The park is open all day all year round. To the immediate north of Harold Park is Horsfall Stadium home to Bradford Park Avenue A.F.C. and Albion Sports A.F.C. Park Dam is a short walking distance to the south.

The park has been given a Green Flag Award and the Platinum award from The Royal Horticultural Society Yorkshire in Bloom for open spaces.

‘12 Days of Christmas’: Seven Swans-a-swimming

Finding seven swans ‘a-swimming’ is harder than you might think. For one thing they are territorial. Getting them to pose for a picture is something else entirely but we’re managed it, or rather photographer Charlotte Graham has.

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CRESCENT GARDENS: A computer generated image showing the exclusive development in Harrogate where flats start at �2.5m.

Yorkshire penthouse flats put on sale for £10m each

GENTEEL Harrogate, known for its leafy streets and refined tearooms, has many times been dubbed the ‘posh part’ of Yorkshire.

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Stephen McPhail. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds United Bygones: Illness-hit McPhail’s ‘up there with best’ – Elland Road legend, Eddie Gray

Where many of the fated O’Leary babes went on to superstardom, it’s fair to say that one or two of them ended up falling by the wayside.

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Iestyn Harris and Dean Lance.

Bygones: Dean Lance’s short-lived coaching stint left long-lasting legacy at Leeds Rhinos

ROUND FOUR of Super League in 2001 marked the end of one, short-lived, era and the start of a more lasting one for Leeds Rhinos.

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Leeds set for more bobbies on the beat

More resources are to be ploughed into neighbourhood policing in Leeds next year as West Yorkshire Police puts its focus on getting frontline officers back into local communities.

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Pontus Jansson heads in the winner against Norwich. PIC: Simon Hulme

Phil Hay’s big match verdict: Leeds United’s six-week run reels in the top six

In the gloom of Brentford six weeks ago Leeds United lagged 10 points behind Sheffield United.

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Video: Leeds United boss Christiansen tells Jay-Roy Grot hecklers to back off

Thomas Christiansen hit out at criticism of Jay-Roy Grot after the striker was jeered by sections of the Elland Road crowd towards the end of Leeds United’s win over Norwich City.

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