Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday: Yorkshire rivals ready to show Premier League what they are missing

TO a county that boasts 11 league titles and a host of Cup triumphs both at home and abroad, a promotion race that increasingly looks like culminating in three Yorkshire sides slugging it out in the Championship play-offs sounds like small beer.

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Jumbo Records in the St John's Centre, Leeds, is to move to the Merrion Centre. Shop manager Adam Gillison is pictured with new Rolling Stones album  at the store...24th February 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Jumbo Records on move to bigger Leeds shop as vinyl revival spins on

JUMBO Records in Leeds city centre is set for a return the Merrion Centre after nearly 30 years at the nearby St Johns Centre as the continuing vinyl revival means they need a bigger shop.

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Yorkshire actor Sam Riley takes on the lead role of Detective Superintendent Douglas Archer in the BBC drama SS-GB.

Sam Riley: The Yorkshire actor taking centre stage in new BBC war-time drama SS-GB

AS the new face of BBC prime-time Sunday nights, Yorkshire actor Sam Riley is enjoying the jump from big screen to our living rooms.

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Dr Andrew Platten

Jailed: Drug dealer who ran down and killed Leeds academic as he fled police

A young drug dealer who killed a respected Leeds academic as he drove dangerously to get away from a pursuing police car was today jailed for 10 years.

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Roads closed after cyclist seriously injured in collision with car in Otley

A CYCLIST has been taken to hospital after suffering head injuries in a collision with a car in Otley this morning.
Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Masked robbers told playing children to stay quiet before holding knife to mother's throat in Leeds home

Robbers broke into a family home in Leeds and held a knife to a woman's throat as her children played downstairs.

Missing: Katie Hutchinson

Police 'very concerned' for missing 14-year-old Leeds girl

POLICE are urgently appealing for information to trace a 14-year-old girl who is missing in Leeds.

This photo was taken by an environmental health officer in the kitchen at Dixy Chicken

'Dirty' Leeds fast food shop hit with £2,395 court bill

A FAST food shop in Leeds city centre has been prosecuted for a second time in a month after an investigation was launched when a customer allegedly suffered food poisoning.

Birmingham Stage Company presents Gangsta Granny by David Walliams, which will be on stage in Leeds in May. Pic: Mark Douet

Gangsta Granny stage company pulls shows at Leeds theatre in booking fees row

A leading touring stage company is to stop performing at a Leeds theatre in protest at “ludicrous” booking fees levied on its tickets for school children.

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The girl was walking across playing fields between Throstle Lane and Throstle Road in Middleton when the man grabbed her. Picture: Google

Man grabbed girl, 11, as she walked home from school in Leeds

Detectives are appealing for information after an 11-year-old girl was grabbed by a man on playing fields.

An artist's impression of HS2.

YP Comment: High-speed rail’s new milestone. HS2 is finally passed into law

LIKE it or not, HS2 is here to say after legislation paving the way for a high-speed railway from London to Birmingham was given Royal Assent.

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The power of words

The power of words

The latest exhibition at The Tetley showcases the work of Spanish artist Dora Garcia and explores books and performance. Yvette Huddleston reports.


Murder mystery

Crime writer Agatha Christie and Margaret Rutherford, who played one of her most famous detectives, are finally reunited on stage. Sarah Freeman reports.

Artist Sean Durkin (left) with Lord Mayor of Leeds Coun Gerry Harper and the painting.  Picture Tony Johnson

Leeds mayor in underpants painting is for charity

A PAINTING in the style of LS Lowry featuring Lord Mayor of Leeds Coun Gerry Harper in his underpants is set to cause quite a stir for a charity fundraiser.

Pictured: Restaurant manager Gio Conti with Martin Hicks, MD of Weetwood Hall and �2m new Mediterranean North Leeds restaurant, Convive. Image: Simon Dewhurst

New north Leeds restaurant ‘will rival anything in the city centre’

Some 25 new jobs have been created after a new Mediterranean restaurant opened in Leeds this week.

Detectives seek phone footage of "ugly scenes" at Leeds boxing event

Detectives seek phone footage of "ugly scenes" at Leeds boxing event

Police investigating a mass brawl at a boxing event in Leeds are appealing for mobile phone footage and other images.


Woman 'traumatised' after sex assault in Leeds

Police are appealing for information following a sexual assault on a woman in Leeds.
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Huddersfield Town happy to ‘fly under the radar’

DEFENDER Chris Schindler believes that Huddersfield Town can ‘fly under the radar’ in their pursuit of automatic promotion to the Premier League – with all the pressure firmly on the shoulders of Newcastle United and Brighton.

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Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

Major film talent agency seeks extras from Leeds to appear in Yorkshire-made period drama

A talent agency which provides extras for blockbuster films is holding auditions in Leeds.
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York and Leeds scientists in breakthrough on ‘unlocking’ common cold virus

SCIENTISTS in Yorkshire believe they have come a step closer to unlocking the “enigma code” that causes the common cold.

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