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Police hunt for woman believed to have abducted her two sons

People in South Yorkshire are being asked if they can help police trace a woman, who is wanted on suspicion of abducting her two young sons for whom she does not have legal custody.

Message services like WhatsApp are in the spotlight following the Westminster terror attack.

YP Letters: Social media’s poisonous anonymity

From: Brian Sheridan, Redmires Road, Sheffield.

Should use of cycle lanes be mandatory for riders where provided?

YP Letters: Cyclists could do more to protect themselves

From: Paul Morgan, Canberra View, Barton-Upon-Humber, North Lincolnshire.

Tunstall Road in Beeston, where the incident happened. Google Maps image.

Two-year-old girl rescued after being taken from mother on Leeds street

A two-year-old girl was taken from her mother by another woman on a Leeds street before being rescued by a “public-spirited” member of the public, police have revealed.

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South Yorkshire’s police force set to lose ‘swathes’ of its expertise

A YORKSHIRE police force is set to ‘lose vast swathes of experience and expertise’, according to staff representatives, as dozens of ‘exhausted and burnt out’ officers apply for redundancy.

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Theresa May signs the letter to invoke Article 50.

Jayne Dowle: Are we ready for the real pains of this EU divorce?

I KNOW we all have to pull together as a nation, but can I just be selfish for a moment? We wake up this morning into a world in which Article 50 has been triggered, our exit from the European Union set in motion.


Chariot burial find of ‘international significance’

THE remains of an Iron Age chariot and two well-preserved horses, which have been discovered on a building site in Pocklington, are of “international significance”.

2 November 2013...     Police patrol Elland Road at Leeds United's match with Yeovil. (TJ1001/01d). Picture Tony Johnson

It’s good to talk: Is ‘pink and fluffy’ the way forward for football policing in Yorkshire?

The scene at The Queen pub in Bradford city centre two hours before Bradford City played Oldham Athletic on April 5, 2014, would have been a familiar one to the police officers who regularly keep the peace at local football matches.

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29 March 2017 .......    Former Pudsey Grangefield high school maths teacher Alex Papaioannou and ex-Asda buyer Hannah Hall took over the Graveleys fish and chip shop on Robin Lane last May,  revamping the shop and takeaway and have just re-opened under new name The Bearded Sailor. Picture Tony Johnson

Leeds couple ditched teaching and Asda careers to run chippy

A COUPLE who ditched their careers in teaching and the retail trade to take over a Pudsey chippy have ambitions to be the best fryers in the country.

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Sir Alan Langlands, Vice Chancellor of the University of Leeds.

University chief hits back after changes to statute spark dispute

The University of Leeds’ Vice-Chancellor has defended changes to its employment rules which critics say will threaten academic freedom and freedom of speech.

Floral tributes outside Parliament.

YP Letters: The need to integrate in British life

From: Charles Jones, Huddersfield.

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Halifax MP Holly Lynch warns prison officers face huge risk of violence

Halifax MP Holly Lynch warns prison officers face huge risk of violence

Halifax MP Holly Lynch has warned that prisons are becoming increasingly unsafe for both prisoners and staff following a visit to HMP Leeds.

A man looks at a photograph of Pc Keith Palmer amongst floral tributes to the victims of the Westminster terrorist attack outside the Palace of Westminster, London.

YP Letters: Reflections on Westminster killings

From: H Santiuste, Coningsburgh Road, Edenthorpe, Doncaster.

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York Heritage Watch a new initiative aimed at protecting Yorks historic assets from criminals was launched at the Yorkshire Museum in Museum Gardens, York.
Pictured from left, Supt Adam Thomson, former senior police officer John Minary and Insp Jon Grainge.
28th March 2016.
Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

‘Eyes and ears’ needed to protect York’s priceless heritage

Heritage groups and local residents are being urged to be the eyes and ears of the police in Yorkshire’s most visited city to stop criminals targeting its historic assets.

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‘No basis’ to remove South Yorkshire Police chief after Hillsborough verdicts, court hears

THERE WAS no “fair or reasonable basis” for taking the draconian step of forcing South Yorkshire chief constable David Crompton out of office, the High Court has heard.

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250815  Walkers make their way along Blakey Ridge  at Blakey Junction on the North York Moors  past the purple heather . Picture taken on a Nikon D3s camera with an ISO of 250 with an 80-200 mm lens at 130 mm with an exposure of 1/160th sec at f22. (Gl1007/07a)

North York Moors records tourism recovery despite years of cuts

Huge strides have been taken to improve the value of tourism in the North York Moors, a decade after income from visitors to the National Park started to decline.

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Child air-lifted to hospital after Halifax motorbike smash

Police are appealing for information following a serious road crash in Mixenden on Sunday afternoon.

West Yorkshire police and crime commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, right, is seeking more Independent Custody Visitors.

Video: Could you be the right person to help monitor cells at West Yorkshire's police stations?

West Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner is looking for volunteers to help monitor the conditions under which suspects are detained.
Brexit's Article 50 is due to be triggered tomorrow.

Paul Blomfield: The EU and Britain must build on common interests and shared values

TOMORROW Theresa May triggers Article 50, starting the process to end our membership of the European Union. So today is a good moment to reflect on our future relationship with our neighbours in the continent that we share together. It is a moment to think not just about trade with our most important market, hugely significant though that is, but to consider other issues too.

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A young girl looks as members of the public hold candles during the candlelight vigil in Trafalgar Square, London to remember those who lost their lives in the Westminster terrorist attack. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.

Andrew Vine: After Brexit, we must be a united Europe on terror

TOMORROW will be a day of remembrance when the country pauses in memory of the victims of the London terror attack exactly one week on.

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