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Leeds has the UK's cheapest Uber journeys

The news that taxi app Uber will be banned from operating cars in London has caused shock in the capital.

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Ten fascinating facts you may not know about conkers

Autumn means conker season, and it's time to get collecting.

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Arnie with gym owner Ricky Moore

Passers-by snap photos of Arnold Schwarzenegger in Leeds

Terminator star Arnold Schwarzenegger's appearance in Leeds this week certainly caused a stir.

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The Leeds Zoo: The story of a failed tourist attraction

The Leeds Zoo: The story of a failed tourist attraction

The Victorians were known for their enthusiasm for collecting exotic creatures.
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SOYO Leeds: Your reactions to the redevelopment of Quarry Hill

SOYO Leeds: Your reactions to the redevelopment of Quarry Hill

It's official - Quarry Hill is to get a new lease of life.

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Watch Flying Scotsman and Tornado visit historic railway roundhouse

Two famous locomotives steamed into a railway turntable house today to celebrate its restoration.

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Arnold Schwarzenegger with 1RM members

Arnold Schwarzenegger hits the weights at Leeds gym

Gym-goers were stunned to spot a Hollywood actor and bodybuilding icon working out in a Leeds fitness studio.

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The Leeds bucket list: 15 things you need to do in Leeds

The Leeds bucket list: 15 things you need to do in Leeds

Whether you've arrived in our great city to work or to study, we've compiled a list of the best experiences you can have in Leeds.

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Yorkshire becomes just one of eight UCI Bike Regions in the world

Yorkshire's reputation as a cycling mecca has been enhanced with the announcement that it has been awarded UCI Bike Region status.

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Police cars crash during chase through Leeds

Police cars crash during chase through Leeds

Two police cars have collided while responding to a chase in Leeds.

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Harewood House to open for Christmas for the first time in five years

Harewood House to open for Christmas for the first time in five years

Autumn usually heralds the closure of one of Yorkshire's finest country houses to the public.
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Watch amazing video of stunning cloud phenomenon above Peak District

This is the jaw-dropping moment a cloud inversion enveloped the valleys of the Peak District this morning.

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Patrick Stewart narrates Taylors of Harrogate's first-ever tea advert

Taylors of Harrogate will unveil their new TV advert during the coveted Great British Bake Off commercial break slots tonight.

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Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Educating Yorkshire star Mushy turns 21 and launches new career

Remember the heart-warming moment when Yorkshire teenager Mushy Asghar overcame his stammer on national TV?

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Paula Sherriff MP: Pay caps for NHS workers is no 'victory'

Paula Sherriff MP: Pay caps for NHS workers is no 'victory'

My constituency lies between two hospitals: Dewsbury and District Hospital, which has recently seen a significant downgrade, and Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, which is earmarked for future downgrade and closure.

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RAF re-open radar base on Britain's most northerly island

RAF re-open radar base on Britain's most northerly island

A remote Cold War radio base on a Scottish island is being re-opened for the first time in over a decade.

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Autumn's here: Weather for the week ahead

Autumn's here: Weather for the week ahead

Temperatures will drop this week as autumn blows in.

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The six best views in Yorkshire

The six best views in Yorkshire

We've selected six of the best views in our beautiful county for you to devour.

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British Airways flight from Paris to London grounded over security threat

British Airways flight from Paris to London grounded over security threat

Passengers were evacuated from a British Airways flight at Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris on Sunday morning “for a security reason”, an airport official said.
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Former Leeds United footballer found safe after going missing

Former Leeds United footballer found safe after going missing

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle has been found safe, police said.

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