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More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

Crime
Rural crime remains a big issue in North Yorkshire.

New property marking system to beat crime in Richmondshire

Police in Richmondshire are encouraging residents to take advantage of a high-tech new security marking system to deter thieves and protect their property.

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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson

Downing Street defends Boris Johnson over Brexit WWII reference

Downing Street has defended comments made by the Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, after he appeared to compare the French President Francois Hollande to a Nazi during a visit to India

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Man has car stolen in Rotherham street

Man has car stolen in Rotherham street

A man was pushed over in the street and had his car key stolen by another man who then made off with his car in Rotherham.

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LEEDS BOMB SCARE: Latest on city centre drama

Shoppers are being allowed to return to Victoria Gate in Leeds following a bomb scare this morning.

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The TV cast of Fat Friends

Exclusive: Fat Friends the Musical to premiere in Leeds this year

A slimming club where the members confessed their inner most secrets while desperately try to shed a few more pounds proved a TV ratings winner. And now Fat Friends, created by Yorkshire screenwriter Kay Mellor, is about to get a new lease of life as a musical.

Theatre
Make mine a pint of cappuccino...

Small beer as coffee culture takes over our drinking habits

YORKSHIRE’S emerging coffee house culture is threatening to overturn its traditional fondness for the pint pot, according to a survey.

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Suspicious Leeds city centre ‘package’ declared safe

A controlled explosion was averted in Leeds city centre following a report of a suspicious package.

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Cheryl Williams, director of Yorkshire Wildlife Park.

100 new jobs up for grabs at Yorkshire Wildlife Park as venue celebrates record breaking year

100 new jobs are to be created at Doncaster's Yorkshire Wildlife Park after another record-breaking year.

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One of the exhibits which featured on the Antiques Roadshow programme dedicated to the Holcaust. It is  a long-lost ring that belonged to British missionary Jane Haining who died in Auschwitz.

Neil McNicholas: Easter at Christmas? Present goes past in our rush to future

WHY are we in such a rush to the future? This evening as I write this, the BBC is screening a special Holocaust memorial edition of the Antiques Roadshow – which is fine, but the date is only January 15 and Holocaust Memorial Day isn’t until January 27.

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Katie Rough.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Life will never be same again, says mother of tragic Katie Rough

THE MOTHER of schoolgirl Katie Rough has paid tribute to her “beautiful, sassy and kind” daughter in her first post on social media since the seven-year-old died.

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Lewis Parkin

Thieves raid Sheffield boy's home as he lies unconscious after crash

'DESPICABLE' thieves burgled a Sheffield boy's home as he lay unconscious in hospital battling to recover from a crash.

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Floral tributes have been left after the body of teenageer Leonne Weeks was found on a pathway near Rotherham. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Now woman arrested over death of teenager Leonne Weeks in Rotherham

A second person has been arrested in connection with the death of a teenager whose body was found on a pathway in Rotherham on Monday.

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Falsgrave Road, Scarborough (Google)

Scarborough bus window smashed in apparent attack

Witnesses are sought by police after a bus window was shattered in an apparent attack on the vehicle by a group of young men in Scarborough.

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Viper Rooms in Harrogate

Victims of Harrogate nightclub assaults urged to come forward

Police are urging the victims of a series of assaults in a Harrogate nightclub to come forward.

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Langton Road, Norton (Google)

Police appeal over fire at Norton property

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for witnesses and information about a fire that occurred in Norton.

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Police acted on local information to carry out a series of warrants in Keighley and seized cash and a suspected haul of drugs.

Police charge 13 men in Keighley drugs sting

Thirteen men have been charged with offences concerning the supply of drugs following a police operation in Keighley.

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CCTV shows the adults climbing over a six-foot-high locked gate at Seamer station in North Yorkshire.

Video: Couple running late for train scale locked gate and cross tracks with toddler

Shocking footage has been released which shows a couple scaling a locked level crossing gate and carrying a toddler across the tracks.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward

Precious porcelain taken in North Yorkshire burglary

Pieces of precious pottery were among the items stolen in a burglary at a home in the village of Whitley near Selby.

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Doug Paulley from Wetherby, West Yorkshire. Picture: SWNS

Limited victory for wheelchair users to take bus seats from mums with prams

Disabled travellers have won a partial victory at the Supreme Court in their battle for priority use of wheelchair spaces on buses.

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