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Revealed: How CCTV trawl helped police stop dangerous Leeds sex attacker

A Leeds detective has told how a dangerous sexual predator who targeted two women in separate street attacks was brought to justice after police trawled through hours of CCTV footage.

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Leeds City Station was among the top five locations for child safeguarding incidents across the rail network.

Call for Leeds rail passengers to help protect vulnerable children

Passengers and staff at Leeds City Station are being called upon to help identify and protect vulnerable children on the rail network.

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Review: Manchester Collective

Review: Manchester Collective

Lambert’s Yard, Leeds

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Thorpe View, Middleton. Photo: Google

Leeds man charged with false imprisonment

A MAN has been charged with  two counts false imprisonment following an incident at a house in Leeds at the weekend.
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Mike Fraine of Froneri presents ther award to Chris Winter (centre) and Nina Rogers of Yorkshire Sculture Park

Deadline approaches for names in major Yorkshire tourism awards

The deadline is fast approaching for this region’s businesses to put their name forward for a major tourism accolade.

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Merrion Street, Leeds. Photo: Google.

Police dealt with report of suspicious package in Leeds city centre

POLICE were called to a report of a suspicious package in Leeds city centre this morning.

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Temperatures are continuing to rise

Friday to be hottest day of the year in Yorkshire - but will sunshine last for the Bank Holiday?

Temperatures are rising ahead of the Bank Holiday weekend and are set to peak with a sun-soaked Friday.

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Man arrested on suspicion of raping woman in Leeds city centre

A MAN was arrested today on suspicion of raping a woman in Leeds city centre earlier this month.
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A peace vigil in London following the Manchester Arena terror atrocity.

Qari Asim: This was an attack on our society, an attack on all of us, on our shared home

TWENTY two people, including children, have died in the bomb blast at Manchester Arena. Whilst I was relieved to hear that the children of one of my colleagues, who were inside the arena, were safe, my heart breaks for the many young lives snatched away by the heartless terrorist.

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Armed police in Manchester after the terror attack on Monday night.

Large numbers of police at Headingley and Leeds Bradford Airport after terror threat raised to critical

THERE will be a "significant policing presence"  at today's international cricket match in Headingley following the terror attack in Manchester on Monday night.
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Sheffield Arena announces “heightened security procedures” following Manchester bombing

Sheffield’s Motorpoint Arena announced it would implement “heightened security procedures” in the wake of the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Oliver Awards 2016, Elland Road, Leeds....Michael O'Hare Man Behind the Curtain...21st March 2016 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Top Leeds chef O’Hare guided his family to safety through Manchester ‘carnage’

One of the country’s top chefs has told of seeing blood splattered floors and abandoned clothing as he fled Manchester Arena with his young family in the wake of a terror attack.

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The First Direct Arena lights up in the colours of the Belgium flag in suppoprt of the people of Brussels following todays terrorist attack.  22 March 2016.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Leeds First Direct Arena reacts to Manchester bombing

Leeds First Direct Arena was said to be reviewing security today, following the suicide bombing at Manchester Arena but added that shows would go ahead as planned.

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England cricketer Alex Hales, left, poses with tennis coach Charlie Swallow

England cricketer drops into Leeds suburb for a game of tennis

An England cricketer visited a suburban Leeds sports club for a game of tennis this week.

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Extra armed police were on the streets of West Yorkshire today after the attack in Manchester. Picture shows officers in Leeds earlier this year.

Extra police on streets of West Yorkshire after Manchester attack

West Yorkshire Police said today it was standing “shoulder to shoulder” with the people of Manchester and had provided “practical support” after last night’s terror attack.

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Dancers from the Northern Ballet, Leeds, perform a scene from the 'Nutcracker'....30th March 2011 Picture By Simon Hulme

City named as tourism hotspot for European travellers

“No-one was proud of the city. When I was 12 it was not a great place.”

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jeremy Corbyn's leadership continues to polarise opinion in the Labour party.

Andrew Vine: Where Labour’s many MPs could become the few

THERE’S an unofficial Labour election rallying cry being heard in my corner of Yorkshire that’s a long way removed from the party’s official line of “For the many, not the few”.

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Youngsters set fire to cardboard near old Leeds printworks

Firefighters turned out to a former Leeds printworks after youngsters set cardboard alight close to the site today.
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Detective Chief Inspector Nicola Bryar pictured with a bag similar to the one baby 'Peter' was found in. 
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Hunt goes on for mother of baby found outside Leeds church

Detectives have re-appealed for information six months on from the discovery of a newborn baby boy inside a Tesco Bag for Life near a Leeds vicarage.

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