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Will it be a white Christmas in Leeds? Latest odds on Christmas Day snow in 2017

There's nothing quite as magical as opening your curtains on Christmas Day to see flakes falling and a covering of snow.
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Jet stream to blame as Met Office issues another weather warning for Yorkshire

The freezing conditions are expected to continue over the coming days as a strong jet stream continues to pull cold air over the UK.

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Facebook is said to be leaving users "vacant and empty".

Former Facebook exec says platform is 'ripping apart' society

Facebook says it is a different company to the one described by a former executive as ripping apart society.

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Yorkshire paedophile went on holiday with 15-year-old girl after tricking family about his age

A paedophile who went on holiday with a 15-year-old girl and her family after convincing them he was a teenager has been jailed for six years, police said.
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Further snow and ice warnings issued for Yorkshire

The snow has yet to fall thick and fast in Yorkshire but there are still weather warnings in place for wintry showers and ice.

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Ann Maguire and Will Cornick, who stabbed the teacher to death

Facebook told to introduce 'contracts for parents' after murder of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire

A coroner has demanded Facebook introduce contracts to make parents responsible for their children's messaging in the wake of Leeds' school teacher Ann Maguire's killing by a pupil.

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Leeds teacher Ann Maguire was stabbed to death by pupil Will Cornick.

Facebook told to introduce contracts for parents after murder of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire

There were "missed opportunities to share and record problem behaviour" before a teenager murdered teacher Ann Maguire in a classroom, an inquest jury has said.
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Uber driver with an app on his phone. Hackers stole the personal information of 57 million Uber users and drivers last year, the taxi-hailing company's chief executive has revealed. PA

Hackers stole information of 57 million Uber users and drivers - and taxi firm covered it up

Investigators are working to establish how many British Uber customers had personal information hacked during a mass data breach covered up by the taxi-hailing firm.
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Red wine drinking, PA

Drinking red wine makes people feel 'sexy but tired'

Drinking red wine may elicit conflicting responses of feeling both sexy and tired, a new study suggests.

Health

Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire 'slightly speechless' after receiving OBE

Happy Valley star Sarah Lancashire said she was thrilled and "slightly speechless" after receiving the OBE.

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Ann Maguire

Ann Maguire inquest: Jury considers conclusions about Leeds school murder

A jury has gone out to consider its conclusions in the inquest into the death of teacher Ann Maguire, who was murdered in her classroom by a 15-year-old student.
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The Met Office has issued warnings for wind and rain across Yorkshire.

Weather warning: Yorkshire told to expect heavy rain and strong winds

Heavy rain and strong winds are expected to sweep across Yorkshire on Wednesday.
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Know anyone who would like a new job driving fork lift trucks?

YEP jobs: Butcher, fork-lift truck driver and machine operator

Looking for work or know someone who is?
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Expect a hard frost overnight

Yorkshire set for big freeze with temperatures dropping to -4

Wrap up warm if you're heading out tomorrow morning as temperatures are expected to drop to as low as -4C tonight.

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AC/DC's Malcolm Young dies aged 64

AC/DC co-founder and guitarist Malcolm Young has died aged 64, the band has announced.
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The new approach, devised by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass), is aimed at tackling parental alienation by urging them to consider the "profound" emotional impact on the child. PA

Parents who alienate children from other parent in divorce battles could lose contact

Parents engaging in Doctor Foster-style attempts to alienate children from their other parent during divorce battles could lose contact under a "groundbreaking" trial.

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Photo issued by the Ministry of Defence of a Royal Navy minehunter which has destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up by a fishing boat and then dropped 'dangerously close' to a major North Sea gas pipeline.

Wartime bomb dropped 'dangerously close' to major North Sea gas pipeline

A Royal Navy minehunter has destroyed a 500lb wartime bomb which was dredged up by a fishing boat and then dropped "dangerously close" to a major North Sea gas pipeline.

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Watch Stormtroopers march with Darth Vader through Leeds on bizarre Star Wars night out

A legion of Stormtroopers was captured following Darth Vader through Leeds city centre in a bizarre video captured by an onlooker.
Offbeat

How much the tooth fairy pays out in Yorkshire... and why she's giving children here a raw deal

Children in Yorkshire are getting a raw deal when it comes to the UK tooth fairy economy, research by the Halifax has revealed.

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Ann Maguire

'He stabbed me in the neck, I'm dying': Chaos after Ann Maguire was attacked by pupil

Tragic teacher Ann Maguire gasped, "He's stabbed me in the neck. I'm dying", after being repeatedly knifed by her 15-year-old pupil, an inquest heard.

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