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Will Brexit hinder Yorkshire’s efforts to tackle human trafficking?

Convicted human traffickers from Eastern Europe will be subject to severe restrictions on their activities when they return home from Yorkshire to stop them arranging the trade in human misery in the region.

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Woman injured in two-car crash in Leeds

A WOMAN was taken to hospital by ambulance after suffering suspected spinal injures in a two-car crash in the  Guiseley area of Leeds this afternoon.

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Emergency services and Bomb Disposal at Thornbury Barracks. Picture: Steve Riding.

Suspicious package blown up at army barracks - police close roads and evacuate homes

ARMY bomb disposal crews have carried out a controlled explosion after a suspicious package was found in the grounds of an army barracks in Pudsey.

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Queen Victoria and Prince Albert taken in May 1854.
Picture: PA

Queen Victoria etchings that once sparked a right royal row go on show in Yorkshire

The Royal Family’s strained relations with the media are as infamous as they are numerous.

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Trains to London every 30 minutes from May

THE FIRST half-hourly train service to run between West Yorkshire and London, six days a week, will begin in May, Virgin Trains announced yesterday.

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Keith (right) and Ashley Boots

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

A “DISHONEST and manipulative” West Yorkshire police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home has been jailed for 26 years.

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Should Jonny Bairstow be preparing for the new cricket season?

YP Letters: Four-day junket in the sun simply isn’t cricket

From: Keith Handley, Scotland Way, Horsforth.

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Linda Box forced a 200-year-old firm of Yorkshire solicitors into extinction by plundering its accounts of almost 4m.

Crooked lawyer forced 200-year-old Yorkshire solicitors out of business in £4m fraud

A CROOKED lawyer forced a 200-year-old firm of Yorkshire solicitors into extinction by plundering its accounts of almost FOUR MILLION pounds to fund her addiction to high living.
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Mother’s Day children’s hospice fundraising campaign in Leeds doctor’s memory

Mother’s Day children’s hospice fundraising campaign in Leeds doctor’s memory

THE family of a Leeds doctor who died from breast cancer have launched a campaign to raise cash for the children’s hospice where she worked in her memory this Mother’s Day.

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Halloween ride-out: 14 people charged over chaos caused in Leeds by motorbikes

Halloween ride-out: 14 people charged over chaos caused in Leeds by motorbikes

Police have charged 14 people with offences linked to a Halloween 'ride out' which forced the closure of a major Leeds road.

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PIC: Simon Hulme

Leeds school to close today following Ofsted inspection

A Leeds school is to close for a staff training day today to address issues raised after a recent Ofsted inspection report was critical of past leadership and concluded the school “requires improvement.”

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A man was seen being bundled into a car in Dulverton Close, Cottingley. Picture: Google

Man pushed into car during "suspicious incident" in Leeds

Detectives in Leeds are appealing for information about what they described as "a suspicious incident" in a Leeds suburb.

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PC Keith Palmer

More than  £200,000 raised for family of police officer murdered in terror attack

THE JustGiving page set up this morning to support the family of the Metropolitan Police officer  fatally stabbed in yesterday’s  terror attack at Westminster has already raised more than £200,000 with donations continuing to flood in.
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SIGN UP: University of Leeds students have signed up 11 people onto a blood cancer stem cell register.

Life savers donated stem cells after student scheme in Leeds

Potential lifesavers have donated stem cells thanks to a student scheme to help beat blood cancer.

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Qari Asim

Leeds Imam's plea for unity as "vile opportunists" spread anti-Muslim hatred after terror attack

A LEEDS Imam  has urged communities to unite following the London terror attack and not allow "vile opportunists"  who spread anti-Muslim hatred to win.

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Flooding in Kirkstall Road.  27 December 2015.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Flood insurance fears for small businesses

Fears over extortionate insurance excesses on a main Leeds road heavily flooded by storms in late 2015 are continuing more than a year later – and could drive small businesses out, a meeting heard.

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Coun Judith Bake

Terror attack: Leeds civic buildings to be lit up in Union Flag colours

LEEDS Town Hall and Leeds Civic Hall  will be lit up red, white and blue tonight as a mark of respect to those affected by the Westminster attack as civic leaders express their condolences with the people of London.
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More than 150 Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest branches are to close

Jobs hit as two banks close 150 branches - full Yorkshire details

More than 150 Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest branches are to close with hundreds of job losses.

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Leeds academic - 'Terrorists win if we give in to fear and anger'

Leeds academic - 'Terrorists win if we give in to fear and anger'

AN EXPERT on international security at the University of Leeds today said not giving in to fear or anger is the best way for  the public  to respond to yesterday's  terror attack in London.
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Date:23rd March 2017.
Picture James Hardisty.
Increased security at Leeds City Station by Armed Police, after yesterdays terrorist attack outside the Houses of Parliament, London.

‘It is a bugger when it comes to this’ - Sadness and gratitude at armed police presence in Leeds after London attack

There was a mixture of gratitude - and sadness - as armed police patrolled the streets of Leeds today following Wednesday’s terrorist attack in London.

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