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Warning to parents after police seize large knives from children in Huddersfield

Police have issued a warning to parents after large knives were seized from two children in Huddersfield.

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The mirror which started the fire. Photo: West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

Warning after make up mirror reflecting sunlight causes major fire in Otley

A warning has been issued after a bedroom in a West Yorkshire property was torched by fire due to a poorly placed mirror.

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Trains in Yorkshire

Services on Yorkshire rail line blocked after person hit by train

Services on a Yorkshire rail line are blocked after a person was hit by a train.
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Paul Baron from I Am Doner in Leeds

Why an MP has praised Leeds' I Am Doner kebab shop

An MP has praised a Leeds kebab shop during a speech in the House of Commons.

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The Pride fire engine. Photo: North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

Yorkshire fire service hits back over cost of Pride livery installed on engine

A Yorkshire fire service has revealed the cost of the Pride livery installed on one of its fire engines.

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Peter Pickering

Judge praises courage of woman violently raped by Peter Pickering weeks before he killed 14-year-old girl

A judge has praised the courage of a woman who was violently raped by Peter Pickering weeks before he went on to kill a 14-year-old girl.

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Carluccio's. Photo: Sarah Washbourn

Italian restaurant chain Carluccio's to close 34 restaurants nationwide

Carluccio's has unveiled a restructuring plan that will likely lead to 34 restaurant closures.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII. Photo: PA

Call Of Duty: Black Ops 4 to bring in Fornite style Battle Royale mode instead of story campaign

The next Call Of Duty game has no dedicated story mode, instead moving to battle royale to compete with the rise in popularity of survival games such as Fortnite.

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Dalton Fold Road. Photo: Google

17-year-old has sentence almost doubled after three shootings in Huddersfield

A 17-year-old has had his sentence increased after being jailed for firearms offences in West Yorkshire.
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Police threaten to ban and arrest people mocking tiny cannabis bust in Yorkshire

Police officers have threatened to arrest people and ban them from their Facebook page after they made fun of their tiny cannabis bust online.

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The cannabis haul seized by West Yorkshire Police. Photo: PCSO WUP 687 Ian Campbell

Police threaten to ban and arrest people mocking tiny cannabis bust in Wakefield

Police officers have threatened to arrest people and ban them from their Facebook page after they made fun of their tiny cannabis bust online.

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Photo: PA

The wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday, May 19 : Everything you need to know

It's set to be the most watched event of the year - and a milestone in Royal history.

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Leeds Half Marathon on Sunday May 13: Road closures, timings & everything you need to know

Thousands of runners will pack into Leeds on Sunday for the annual Leeds Half Marathon - and this is what you need to know.
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Warning over vaccinations as hundreds of outbreaks of measles confirmed

Outbreaks of measles have been confirmed across England, health officials have said.
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A school pupil has been accused of plotting a 'Columbine -style' gun attack on a Northallerton school.

14-year-old boy accused of plotting Yorkshire school massacre 'would play God', court told

A 14-year-old boy who allegedly thought up a plan to kill students and teachers at his school kept a diary in which he said he would "play god", a court has heard.

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A Tornado GR4 was spotted in Leeds last month. Photo: PA

Why fighter jets and military aircraft will be tearing through Yorkshire's skies for a week

If you look up to the skies over the next week, you might be surprised to see - and hear - military jets screaming overheard.

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A police car was spotted on double yellow

Police explain why force 4x4 parked on double yellows for 'over an hour' in West Yorkshire

West Yorkshire Police took to Twitter to explain why a 4x4 force car was parked on double yellows for 'over an hour'.

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Two potential Leeds shootings in space of two hours 'not connected' say police

Police investigating two shootings in a day in Leeds say the incidents are not thought to be connected.
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Military aircraft will be flying over Leeds

Why fighter jets and military aircraft will be tearing through Leeds' skies for a week

If you look up to the skies over the next week, you might be surprised to see - and hear - military jets screaming overheard.

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The top 5 most common online scams in West Yorkshire - and how to avoid them

Almost 4,000 reports of online scams were made in West Yorkshire in the past year - and now anti-fraud agencies have issued a warning on what to look out for.

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