Leeds joined the footballing world in mourning the death of Jimmy Armfield, aged 82. The former England player - nicknamed Gentleman Jim - guided Leeds to the European Cup final in 1975 during his time as manager at Elland Road.
Residents were evacuated from their homes after a major fire broke out at an industrial building in Leeds. Witnesses described the blaze at Moulds Patterns and Models as absolutely massive, with flames soaring as high as 40ft.
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Schools were closed and drivers faced horrendous conditions as the so-called Beast from the East sent temperatures plummeting. Care worker Wendy Cross walked two miles from Yeadon to Guiseley to reach a client in need.
Tributes were paid to Rocco Wright, 3, after he drowned in a swimming pool at the David Lloyd Club. Dad, Steven, said: We are all totally devastated by the loss of the most amazing happy joyful boy you could ever wish to meet.
Josh Warrington achieved his dream of becoming the first man from Leeds to win a boxing world title.He took the IBF featherweight crown with a dramatic victory over Lee Selby in front of 20,000 fans at Elland Road.
Mary Brennan, a 67-year-old stalwart of the community in Cross Green, Leeds, was awarded the British Empire Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours.
Tributes were paid to Leeds great Paul Madeley - famously dubbed footballs Rolls Royce following his death at 73. Lord Mayor of Leeds, Graham Latty, said: Paul Madeleys versatility was as legendary as his grace on the pitch.
Shoppers and traders at Kirkgate Market in Leeds marked Yorkshire Day by trying to set a new record for the most flat caps worn in the same place at the same time.
Plans were announced for a multi-million pound expansion of Leeds Bradford Airport. Bosses said the proposed construction of a 12m arrivals hall would create 200+ jobs and allow the airport to offer new international routes.
A father released a powerful photo of his teenage son taken after his death at St Jamess Hospital. Gareth Edwards said he hoped the image of Josh, 19, would persuade other people not to gamble with their lives by taking drugs.
Network Rail unveils plans for a 160m investment in Leeds City Station, telling passengers it would mean more reliable train services. The construction of a new Platform Zero was described as the crowning glory of the scheme.
Community safety partnership Safer Leeds announced that extra police officers were being assigned to the running of Holbecks so-called managed approach to street sex work.