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New scheme to tackle skill levels among city region school leavers

Along with transport connectivity, skills frequently tops the list of issues adversely impacting upon Yorkshire businesses.

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Hundreds of homes without power in Leeds

Hundreds of homes without power in Leeds

A power cut left hundreds of homes in Leeds without electricity as families woke this morning.

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The shooting took place on Sunday evening in Nassau Place near to the junction with Back Harehills Avenue. Picture: Google Maps

Leeds shooting: Three held on murder conspiracy charges after boy, 16, shot

Three men are being questioned by detectives after a 16-year-old boy was shot in Leeds.
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The shooting took place in Nassau Place on Sunday evening. Picture: Google

Investigation continues into shooting of 16-year-old boy in Leeds

Detectives have completed their questioning of three men arrested over the shooting of a teenage boy in Leeds.

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HMP Leeds has been identified as the most overcrowded prison in England and Wales.

Leeds prison report: Most overcrowded and one of the worst performers in England

LEEDS Prison is identified today as the most overcrowded in England, in a report which says jails that are bursting at the seams are twice as likely to under-perform.

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Digital City................Stephen Blackburn, senior information governance officer at Leeds City Council and manages the Data Mill North project.  6th December 2016. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Real life problems with online solutions

Developers in Leeds are using a huge vault of gathered data to make life easier for city residents.

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HS2 continues to divide opinion.

YP Letters: HS2 is about rail capacity, not speed

From: Dr Alex Strickland, Childwall Road, Liverpool.

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Resident’s fears over gold fish bowl effect

Resident’s fears over gold fish bowl effect

City dwellers living next to a new ‘supercasino’ set to open in the new year say it will be like living in a goldfish bowl.

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Update: Missing Leeds teenager found after five days

Update: Missing Leeds teenager found after five days

Police have found a missing Leeds teenager who had not been seen for five days.
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Commuters pile onto a train

Move right down the carriage: 29m squeeze through Leeds station

LEEDS Station was named today as the third busiest in the country, outside London.

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New HS2 ‘tunnel plan’ has not gone down well with some Leeds residents

Revised plans for HS2 as it passes through Woodlesford have done away with viaducts in favour of a tunnel. Neil Hudson asked residents what they made of the new tunnel plans

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A century on, Leeds marks a terrible tragedy on the home front

It was a tragedy that devastated families across a Yorkshire city who were already facing up to the heartache of their loved ones being sent to fight in the First World War.

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Nick Baines, the Bishop of Leeds, is among those to have warned about the rise of secularism.

Andrew Vine: If you don’t like the C-word, tough. Show a little more faith in people over Christmas

FIRST, a warning. I’m about to use the C-word.

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Leeds City Council has announced an overhaul of the city's bus network.

Bus overhaul for £180m revealed in second wave of Leeds transport plan

An overhaul of bus services in Leeds has been announced by council chiefs in the second wave of a £270m transport masterplan.

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The Stone Roses gig. Photo: The Stone Roses

The Stone Roses announce two Leeds dates for 2017

Legendary band The Stone Roses have announced two gig dates in Leeds for 2017.
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Leeds schoolgirl, 14, died after ‘tragic road traffic collision’

Leeds schoolgirl, 14, died after ‘tragic road traffic collision’

AN “incredibly bright” 14-year-old Leeds schoolgirl suffered fatal injuries when she was struck by a car after a day out at Temple Newsam with friends, an inquest heard.

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Severe weather warning: Extreme fog to slash visibility on roads tonight

Extreme and dense fog will slash visibility on the roads in Leeds and across Yorkshire tonight.

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Public transport in Leeds has had many false starts.

YP Letters: Leeds public transport and a chronicle of failure

From: Tony Young, Cross Bank, Skipton.

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Police are appealing for witnesses to the armed robbery.

Masked man threatened Leeds shopkeeper at knifepoint

A MASKED man threatened a Leeds shopkeeper at knifepoint before stealing cash from the till.

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Move complete for Addleshaw Goddard

Move complete for Addleshaw Goddard

International law firm Addleshaw Goddard has completed the relocation of all its staff to its new state-of-the-art premises in Leeds city centre.

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