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Shannon Matthews: How the timeline of a hoax kidnapping unfolded 10 years ago in West Yorkshire

It's the case which gripped Yorkshire - and over the course of several weeks, an entire community came to realise how the kidnapping of Shannon Matthews had been faked.

The appeal to find Shannon Matthews

Shannon Matthews kidnap hoax: 10 years from day she 'went missing', where is Shannon Matthews now?

It is a case which gripped Yorkshire as the great news broke that Shannon had been found - and then turned as the family's kidnap hoax was revealed.
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One of the cars in the smash on the A168. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

Truck driver arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving after serious four car smash in North Yorkshire

The driver of a flatbed truck was arrested on suspicion of drink driving after a four vehicle smash left a driver in hospital with serious injuries.
The traffic gridlock in Leeds city centre

Lane closed after pedestrian seen walking on motorway - as Leeds endures traffic chaos

Traffic chaos has hit Leeds tonight with long delays affecting drivers.
'My school is being shot up and I'm locked inside' - pupil tweets from inside Florida shooting lockdown

'My school is being shot up and I'm locked inside' - pupil tweets from inside Florida shooting lockdown

A Florida high school has been locked down after a shooting, US authorities said.
The M62 in West Yorkshire

Two and a half miles of traffic as fire service called to close major West Yorkshire motorway

A major West Yorkshire motorway has been closed Westbound as fire crews deal with an incident.

Frozen fish were forced into the freezer

Conmen burst into Yorkshire woman's house, shoved fish in the freezer and demanded £100

Police are hunting for a man - possibly multiple men - who burst into the house of an elderly woman and forced her to buy fish.
The car seized for not having insurance in the cannabis incident

'Can I have my cannabis back?' Seized car passenger makes cheeky request to West Yorkshire Police

A passenger in a car which was seized by West Yorkshire Police made a very cheeky request to the officers who pulled him over.

Police in Leeds

Police issue parking fines outside Leeds school in blitz on problem parking parents

A police blitz on problem parking parents at Leeds schools has seen motorists being slapped with fines.

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Are you really insured? West Yorkshire Police issue warning against fake car insurance 'ghost broking'

Are you really insured? West Yorkshire Police issue warning against fake car insurance 'ghost broking'

Is your car insurance policy genuine? Motorists are being conned into taking out fake car insurance from false companies, police have warned.

SNOW: 'Frequent, heavy snow' could lead to power cuts as warning issued for Yorkshire

'Frequent, heavy snow' is set to hit Yorkshire over the next two days - leading to potential power cuts and travel disruption.
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Leeds Crown Court

Husband and wife rogue traders from Leeds ordered to repay over £900,000

A husband and wife from Leeds who mis-sold beds and mobility equipment to vulnerable elderly people have been ordered to repay over £900,000 following their convictions.

Yorkshire Tea

Yorkshire Tea shuts down troll in hilarious online spat over foreign growing

Yorkshire Tea has been inundated with praise after the firm shut down a troll online who branded the company 'disgusting' - for not growing its tea in Yorkshire.

Leeds United: Your reaction as Leeds set to finalise Paul Heckingbottom as manager

Reaction is flooding in to news that Leeds United are set to finalise the appointment of Paul Heckingbottom as the new Leeds United manager.

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BIG FREEZE: Snow set to hit 'every part of UK' this week warn forecasters

As cold air takes hold across the UK, many parts will see snow through the week.
Leeds For Europe marching

Anti-Brexit protest group Leeds For Europe to hold 'Great Northern March' in Leeds next month

Protesters campaigning against Brexit will march in Leeds next month to mark the one-year anniversary of the triggering of Article 50.

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New fine to be introduced for driving on smart motorways under dreaded 'Red X'

Motorists are set to be hit with MORE fines for driving on smart motorways - for driving under 'Red X' overhead signs.
Snow on the M62

WARNING: Heavy snow affecting traffic in both directions on West Yorkshire motorway

Heavy snow is falling on a key West Yorkshire motorway - causing potential disruption and delays to travel.

Ice on the roads

Yorkshire Ambulance Service issues warning as freezing blast set to batter county overnight

Yorkshire Ambulance Service is warning people across the county to take extra care after a weather alert for freezing temperatures and ice was issued.


VIDEO: Mach-speed RAF Tornado attack jet spotted flying over Leeds

An RAF Tornado jet has been captured flying over Leeds today.

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