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Inquest jury returns verdict after Leeds factory worker’s death

A LEEDS factory worker suffered a fatal head injury while working on a machine he had not been formally trained to use, an inquest jury ruled.

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Pub car park killer showed ‘no mercy’ during fatal attack on Leeds United fan

A KILLER was told he had shown ‘no mercy’ as he inflicted fatal injuries upon his friend in a pub car park.

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The weirdest world records ever broken in Leeds

When we think of world records, our minds tend to conjure up images of athletes heroically dashing across finishing lines amid raucous cheers from supporters.

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Timothy Williams, 14, has not been seen since Tuesday.

Leeds boy, 14, reported missing from home in Beeston

Police are continuing to search for a 14-year-old boy reported missing from his home in Leeds earlier this week.

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Leeds man cleared of murdering friend: Jury convicts him of manslaughter after pub car park attack

A JURY has cleared a Leeds man of murdering his friend who died six days  after a "prolonged and gratuitous" attack in a pub car park, but convicted him of manslaughter.
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The Leeds high street shops we have loved and lost

Leeds is widely regarded as one of the best destinations to shop till you drop in the UK.

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OFSTED JOY: Bruntcliffe Academy was rated 'good' by the education watchdog.

Leeds academy praised by Ofsted

A Leeds academy that was seemingly heading for closure has completed a remarkable recovery, with Ofsted inspectors full of praise for the turnaround.

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1982 Leeds: Is this the city you remember?

It was the year female canteen workers at Kirkstall Forge staged a walkout in a dispute over pay parity and Leeds United were relegated.

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Leeds man’s factory death: Inquest jury told risk from machines passing close together not identified

THE health and safety co-ordinator at a Leeds factory where a worker died after becoming trapped between two machines had not identified the risk posed by the machines passing close together, an inquest jury heard.

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Revealed: The films that captured Leeds on the big screen

From famous features to lesser-known gems, Leeds is no stranger to film crews and cameras.

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1981 Leeds: Is this the city you remember?

It was the year Bucks Fizz won the Eurovision Song Contest, the world’s first DeLorean (of Back to the Future fame) rolled off the production line and Leeds United finished ninth in the league.

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Leeds pub car park murder accused denies intending to cause his friend serious injury

Leeds pub car park murder accused denies intending to cause his friend serious injury

A man accused of murder told a jury a he did not mean to cause his friend serious harm when he attacked him in a pub car park.

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PICTURED: Over 20,000 turn out to celebrate annual St George's Day festivities in Morley

Stilt walkers, battle re-enactments and St George himself entertained over 20,000 spectators at Morley's annual weekend celebration of England's patron saint.
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LEADING THE WAY: Harrison Spinks, led by MD Simon Spinks, won two Queen's Awards for Enterprise.

Double win for Leeds’s bed-maker

A luxury bedmaker which grows its mattress fillings on a Yorkshire farm is leading this year’s recipients of Queen’s Awards for Enterprise after receiving two accolades.

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Last year's event. PIC: Asadour Guzelian

Five things you probably didn't know about the St George’s Day Festival in Morley

Thousands of people are expected to turn out for what has is thought to be the biggest St George's Day celebration in all the country later today.
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Just Eat reveal highest rated takeaways for fish and chips in Leeds

Takeaway company Just Eat have revealed their highest rated takeaways for fish and chips in Leeds.

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UPSTAIRS DOWNSTAIRS: Sid's in Holbeck, which has a bohemian feel, with splashes of nostalgia.

Bar review: Downstairs (And Upstairs) At Sid’s, Bridge End, Leeds

DOWNSTAIRS AT Sid’s (you may know it as Sid’s Little Egg... or just Sid’s) didn’t sound like my kind of bar to be honest.

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Will local election ballot battle transform Leeds’s political map?

It’s local election time again, and with all 99 of Leeds’s council seats up for grabs on May 3, it’s all to play for in the battle to oversee the city’s destiny.

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Revealed: The worst anti-social behaviour hotspots in south Leeds

One of the issues that prompts most calls to the police is anti-social behaviour on our streets.

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