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Paul Broadbent: How you may have played a part in supporting slavery and funding criminal gangs

IN the next five minutes I’m going to challenge you to admit that you’ve been supporting modern slavery and funding organised crime.

Opinion
The new 1 coin will be in service this week.

Everything you need to know about the new £1 coin

There will be a new quid on the block from Tuesday as we say farewell to the old round one and herald in a new 12-sided era.
Analysis
Louise Revson. Issued by West Yorkshire Police.

Woman jailed after slashing Leeds A&E staff in “utterly needless” attack

A woman has been jailed after she slashed Leeds A&E staff with a razor blade during an unprovoked spree of assaults.

News
The new 1 coin comes into circulation this week.

The new quid on the block... our new £1 coin set to edge out old round pound this week

A new 12-sided £1 coin enters circulation on Tuesday, as it starts to edge out the old "round pound" after more than 30 years.
Analysis
BT has been fined a record 42m for a 'serious breach' of Ofcom rules.

Record fine: BT told to pay £42m following 'serious breach' of Ofcom rules

BT has been hit with a record £42 million fine by the telecoms watchdog and is facing compensation costs to rivals of £300 million over delayed high-speed cable installations.

News
New Titans head coach Andy Key

Rotherham Titans 7 Nottingham 46: Andy Key preparing to take on ‘massive’ challenge to rebuild the Titans

If anyone had any doubts about the Himalayan size of the job that new coach Andy Key has undertaken at Rotherham, they were rapidly removed as embarrassing events unfolded at Clifton Lane during the club’s last home match of a painful and stressful season.

Rugby union
Doncaster Rovers Alfie May  takes on Plymouth Argyles Gary Miller yesterday at Keppmoat Stadium (Picture: Matt McLennan).

Big match verdict: Doncaster Rovers look to have battle on hands to lift crown

SOMETIMES, the last mile in a race can be the hardest.

Football
Leeds Rhinos' Joel Moon (Picture: Bruce Rollinson).

Moon’s move to halves is paying off for Leeds – McGuire

LEEDS RHINOS captain Danny McGuire admits Joel Moon’s surprise switch from centre to half-back is one that is reaping dividends for both player and club.

Leeds Rhinos
Slimmed down Jimmy White aims to qualify for the Crucible at Ponds Forge (Picture: Paul Heyes).

Road to the Crucible: Jimmy White now has weight off shoulders in bid to show he is no spent force

“The crazy days are long gone, even the thought of them makes me tired.”

Snooker
Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

Leeds nurse tells of Ebola scare in harrowing book on outbreak

A LEEDS nurse who helped saved lives during the 2014 Ebola crisis in West Africa has co-written a harrowing inside story of one of the modern world’s most deadly disease outbreaks.

Health
Flooding on Granny Hall Lane, Brighouse

Flood defences alone ‘not enough’ to protect Yorkshire communities

Flood defences alone are not sufficient to protect vulnerable communities across Yorkshire from the threat of future deluges, according to the leader of a charity dedicated to tackling the threat of environmental disasters.

Environment
Should all police carry firearms?

Jayne Dowle: Armed police guard Meadowhall, so why not Westminster?

IF a police officer with a machine gun can patrol the walkways of Meadowhall shopping centre, why can’t he be placed on duty at the Palace of Westminster?

Opinion
Terry Lofthouse, a rugby player who collapsed and 'died'  on the pitch playing for York Lokomotive Masters  rugby team .

‘I nearly died after collapsing during Leeds rugby match’

A rugby club has launched a bid to buy life-saving equipment after a player collapsed on the pitch and needed life saving surgery in Leeds.

Health

York aim to bounce back in rehearsal

YORK City lost on the road for the first time since December 3 after Dagenham & Redbridge substitute Frankie Raymond secured a win for the play-off hopefuls.

Non-League
Guiseley manager Adam Lockwood.

Guiseley 0 Dover Athletic 4: Miller hero and villain as Guiseley are beaten

National League top scorer Ricky Miller could face a Football Association investigation after appearing to bite Guiseley defender Connor Brown during Dover Athletic’s win at Nethermoor Park on Saturday.

Non-League
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Emergency boss drafted in as Leeds incinerator misses recycling targets for THIRD time

Bosses at the Cross Green incinerator have been ordered to improve after missing key annual recycling targets for the THIRD time.

Environment
Bradford Citys James Meredith stretches but is unable to convert a late chance at Glanford Park where the Bantams went down to defeat against Scunthorpe United (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Big match verdict: Stuart McCall not too dismayed as Bradford City are beaten despite ‘strong performance’

ON a weekend when the clocks went forward, Bradford City’s promotion hopes took a backward step in sunny Lincolnshire.

Football
FINAL SHOT: Mathieu Roy celebrates scoring Sheffield Steelers' fourth goal against Coventry with team-mate Ben O'Connor. Picture: Dean Woolley.

Nottingham Panthers set to test Sheffield Steelers’ play-off credentials

SINCE the Elite League was formed back in 2003, Coventry Blaze have never failed to make the post-season.

Ice Hockey
Nick Matthew plays a shot during the British Open final against Gregory Gaultier (Picture courtesy of the PSA).

British Open: Nick Matthew denied fourth title by Gregory Gaultier

HE may often be the oldest man on the court these days, but Sheffield’s Nick Matthew is showing no signs of slowing down just yet.

Squash
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