Leeds news LIVE: Breaking news and updates on Saturday December 12

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Saturday, 12th December 2020, 8:05 am
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Leeds news LIVE Saturday December 12

Last updated: Sunday, 13 December, 2020, 18:55

  • Bomb squad called to house in Leeds as nearby homes evacuated
  • One new Covid death in Leeds hospitals
  • Police operations across West Yorkshire catch multiple dangerous drivers

Vehicle overturned in Leeds near junction 43 on the M1 northbound

Vehicle overturned in crash on Leeds motorway - police statement in full

A vehicle has overturned after a crash near J43 on the M1 northbound.

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Chris Kamara wasn’t a “big fan” of Christmas or his birthday as a child

Former Leeds football player admits he wasn't a "big fan" of Christmas or his birthday as a child - and this is why

Chris Kamara, a former Leeds and Bradford football player, has admitted that he wasn't a "big fan" of Christmas as a child, despite it falling on his birthday.

Former foster carer from Leeds jailed for grooming and sexually assaulting young girl

Former foster carer jailed for grooming and sexually assaulting young girl

A former foster carer has been sent to prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a young girl.

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Bomb squad called to house in Cross Gates

Bomb squad called to Leeds house as nearby homes evacuated - police statement in full

Bomb disposal experts have been called to a house in Cross Gates as nearby homes were evacuated.

One person died in hospital in Leeds

The location of every new Covid death at Yorkshire hospitals as total rises by 11

There have been 11 more Covid-19 deaths recorded at Yorkshire hospitals, NHS England said on Sunday.

Dangerous drivers across Leeds

Driver arrested in Leeds after being twice the legal drink driving limit - with baby in the car

A driver in Leeds has been arrested after being found to be twice the legal drink drive limit with a baby in the car.

Police operation: one road in Leeds, two weeks in December, three vehicles seized, and over 25 drivers caught speeding

A road in Leeds has seen nearly 30 drivers being caught for offences in just two weeks in December.

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These will be the most expensive Leeds areas for council tax after April 2021 rise

Leeds City Council has proposed a 1.99% rise in core council tax for all wards from April 2021, with an additional 3% rise to pay for adult social care.

Meet the former Leeds student who moved to Canada post-lockdown for a lifestyle change

Meet the former Leeds student who moved to Canada post-lockdown for a lifestyle change

A young Canadian woman who studied in Leeds on an exchange is returning to her home country as a result of Covid-19.

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