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Rapper Stormzy stars in Vogue photo shoot on Leeds street

Grime star Stormzy has appeared in photos taken on a street of terraced houses in Leeds as part of a shoot for fashion magazine Vogue.
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HMP Wealstun. PIC: Tony Johnson

Woman smuggled cannabis in bra during Leeds prison visit

A MUM who smuggled cannabis hidden inside her bra into a West Yorkshire prison has been locked up.

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FUN: St Andrews Pantomime Groups Puss in Boots show in 2014. PIC: JonatHan Gawthorpe

Rare pantomime of nursery rhyme on stage in Beeston this month

A long-running pantomime group is preparing to bring the classic tale of Little Miss Muffet back to life on stage this month.

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'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

'Home under siege': Gang of five Leeds burglars targeted family to steal Audi and Mercedes in dead of night

A gang of burglars who targeted a family home in the middle of the night to steal high-powered cars have been locked up for a total of more than 14 years.

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Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

Human trafficker wanted by police is arrested in West Yorkshire

A man who was wanted on a European Arrest Warrant has been captured by police in West Yorkshire.

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Batcliffe Wood House, Headingley

The most unusual houses in Leeds

Fancy living in a church, a working men's club or a cinema?

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YEP Says: Why we welcome jail sentences for Leeds boxing bout hooligans

IT is appalling that scenes of extreme violence should break out at what is, after all, a sporting event.

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Sixteen people jailed over ‘mob violence’ at Leeds boxing event

CHILDREN had to run for cover amid “serious mob violence” as a mass brawl broke out between rival supporters at a boxing event in Leeds.

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By Michael Cooper.

Your YEP Picture of the Day - 28 November

Autumn in Cross Flatts Park, by Michael Cooper.

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Four men have appeared in court accused of conspiracy to commit murder.

Leeds murder conspiracy: Four men appear in court over drive-by shooting

Four men have appeared in court today accused of conspiracy to commit murder after a drive-by shooting in Leeds.
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High winds damage Leeds Elland Road ice rink site

A partly-built ice rink next to Elland Road in Leeds collapsed.

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South Leeds Conservative club bar manager stole £55,000 of takings

A Conservative club bar manager stole more than £55,000 of takings which he gave away to members of his family, a court heard.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

YEP Says: Listen to retired Leeds GP’s health fears

WHEN A retired GP criticises Leeds City Council over the scrapping of fitness classes, it is to be hoped the authority takes note.

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Leeds woman caught with child sex abuse images faces jail

Leeds woman caught with child sex abuse images faces jail

A LEEDS woman who admitted a string of charges in connection with child sex abuse images has been told to expect a prison sentence.

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Picture of weapon released following the sentencing of seven men after being convicted of conspiracy to pervert the course of justice after interfering with jurors in a manslaughter trial at Leeds Crown court.

Revealed: The ‘deadly arsenal’ of weapons and explosives found by Leeds police

A deadly ‘armoury’ of guns and explosives were uncovered by police at an industrial unit controlled by brothers Raja and Jonaade Hussain.

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Betty Laird.

Killing of Leeds great grandmother for ‘financial greed’ created legal history

THE ‘callous’ killing of great grandmother Betty Laird on September 10, 2014, started a chain of events leading to a legal saga very rarely seen in the British criminal courts.

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Leeds jury tampering gang get jail sentences totalling 48 years over attempts to derail manslaughter trial

Leeds jury tampering gang get jail sentences totalling 48 years over attempts to derail manslaughter trial

SEVEN men who were involved in a plot to derail a manslaughter trial by bribing and intimidating jurors have been handed prison sentences totalling more than 48 years.

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Son jailed after beating his mother and breaking ban on visiting her home

Son jailed after beating his mother and breaking ban on visiting her home

A man attacked his 72-year-old mother by kicking her in face then put his hand over her mouth to stop her screaming, a court heard.

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Leeds Crown Court

Underwear left in Leeds garden by burglar

A BURGLAR who ransacked a woman’s home and left her underwear in the garden outside her property has been jailed for 20 months.

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The most recent shooting happened at the junction of Back Maud Avenue and Back Maud Place in Beeston. Picture: Google

Attempted murder: Six suspects released on bail as investigation continues in Leeds shootings

Detectives have finished questioning six men arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after two shootings in Leeds.

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