Leeds news: Leeds United v Manchester United? Couple robbed of over £100,000 and all the other big headlines today

These are all of the major headlines from throughout Saturday.
These are all of the major headlines from throughout Saturday.
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Here is a recap of the major headlines on the Yorkshire Evening Post website today.

A woman was rushed to hospital with burns after a fire broke out at a house in the Bramley area of Leeds.

The fire started in a bedroom of a house in Fernbank Avenue.

You can read the full report here.

A wealthy couple with a Ferrari were robbed of more than £100,000 worth of jewellery in a terrifying gunpoint raid at their Leeds home, a court heard.

The man was pistol whipped in the face and suffered a cut that needed 35 stitches after three robbers burst into the bedroom of their home in a north Leeds village, Leeds Crown Court was told.

The full report from court can be read here.

A charity which helps women who have suffered from sexual violence has called on Leeds City Council not to renew the licences for two lap dancing clubs in the city.

Members of Leeds City Council’s licensing sub-committee will meet later this month to consider renewing the licences of Liberte and Purple Door lap dancing clubs, both on York Place in the city centre.

The full article from Richard Beecham can be read here.

And finally, fundraiser Gary Hudson is now preparing to saddle up to take part in a cross-country cycling challenge through Vietnam and Cambodia.

The 50-year-old, from Middleton, will begin his journey tomorrow and aims to finish by November 27 - ten days later.

Read a full interview with Gary here.

The big news from Leeds United courtesy of Joe Urquhart, who reported that the Whites will take on Manchester United in a pre-season friendly next summer, according to Australian outlet The World Game.

Marcelo Bielsa's side look set to take on their bitter rivals ahead of the big 2019/20 kick-off with the fixture taking place at the Optus Stadium in Perth.

You can read all of the details on that story here.

For all of the headlines from today head over to the news section of our website here.