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School run bus stop ban for Halifax sex offender

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A sex offender has been given a nationwide ban from visiting bus stops ...

yesterday 14:56 open_in_new
Super 8s: Castleford Tigers v Wakefield Trinity

Luke Gale could return for Castleford after being rested for their win against Huddersfield last time out.

Daryl Powell has made one change, Will Maher replacing Joe Wardle as Cas look to maintain their outside bid for a home Super League play-off semi-final.

Wakefield's Ben ...

yesterday 13:53 open_in_new
Manslaughter charge over Huddersfield pub assault death

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A man has been charged with the manslaughter of a man who was assaulted ...

yesterday 13:53 open_in_new
County Championship: Yorkshire move closer to survival after draw against Hampshire

Yorkshire moved closer to securing their Division One status as rain and a wet Headingley outfield saw their match with Hampshire finish in a draw.

They will need just two more points in their last game against Worcestershire next week to avoid relegation.

No play was possible after ...

yesterday 12:50 open_in_new
Sam Burgess: South Sydney player cleared by NRL 'lewd video' investigation

Sam Burgess has denied sending lewd images after being cleared by an investigation into claims South Sydney players exposed themselves to a woman via his social media account.

A five-person panel "was not satisfied any South Sydney player engaged in any actionable misconduct".

"I ...

yesterday 11:47 open_in_new
County Championship: Rain halts Yorkshire v Hampshire after Lyth ton

Yorkshire's charge on day three against Hampshire was halted by the weather as play was abandoned after lunch.

Opener Adam Lyth resumed on 60 not out and scored his first century of the Championship season, as the hosts looked to build a lead with the bat.

Jonathan Tattersall fell ...

2018-09-20 17:50 open_in_new
Man dies after assault outside Huddersfield pub

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A man has died after he was assaulted in Huddersfield.

The ...

2018-09-20 16:47 open_in_new
Ed Sheeran to play homecoming gigs in Ipswich and Leeds

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Ed Sheeran has announced two large shows in Ipswich, the first in his ...

2018-09-20 11:32 open_in_new
County Championship: Tim Bresnan takes 5-28 as Tykes forge ahead against Hants

Yorkshire batsmen Adam Lyth and Tom Kohler-Cadmore became the first two batsmen to pass 30 runs in the match to help the Tykes build a potentially match-winning lead against Hampshire.

After resuming on 79-5 at Headingley, Hampshire ended up 27 behind on first innings as they were all out ...

2018-09-19 20:50 open_in_new
University of Bradford staff to strike in jobs row

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Staff at the University of Bradford have voted in favour of strike action ...

2018-09-19 18:44 open_in_new
Million Pound Game: RFL pick 19:00 kick-off to suit England, France or Canada

The Rugby Football League have chosen a 19:00 BST kick-off time for the Million Pound Game on Sunday 7 October to suit three potential time zones in England, France or Canada.

The play-off between the clubs finishing fourth and fifth in The Qualifiers will be played at the home ground of ...

2018-09-19 15:35 open_in_new
Sainsbury's-Asda deal faces investigation

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The £15bn merger between supermarkets Sainsbury's and Asda is to be ...

2018-09-19 10:20 open_in_new
Wakefield Council Labour leader survives no confidence vote

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A council leader has narrowly survived a vote of no confidence held by ...

2018-09-18 19:38 open_in_new
Adil Rashid: England all-rounder set to sign new Yorkshire contract

England spinner Adil Rashid will sign a new contract with Yorkshire in the next few days, BBC Radio Leeds understands.

The Guardian reports that Rashid, 30, will agree a deal to play in all formats, having only played in limited-overs games for Yorkshire this season.

In July, ...

2018-09-18 18:35 open_in_new
World Championships 2018: Max Whitlock & Nile Wilson named in Britain's five-man team

Max Whitlock and Nile Wilson have been named in Britain's five-man team for the artistic gymnastics 2018 World Championships in Qatar.

The competition is the first stage of the qualifying process for Tokyo 2020.

Dom Cunningham, Joe Fraser and James Hall will also travel to ...

2018-09-17 15:15 open_in_new
Lidl plans new Leeds warehouse creating 500 jobs

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German supermarket chain Lidl has announced plans for a new warehouse ...

2018-09-17 15:15 open_in_new
Victorian tightrope walk recreated at Halifax Piece Hall

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More than 2,500 people watched a daring Victorian tightrope walk being ...

2018-09-16 16:09 open_in_new
Alistair Brownlee disqualified in Australia as Mario Mola wins triathlon title

Great Britain's Alistair Brownlee was disqualified from the Grand Final of the World Triathlon Series as Mario Mola won a third world title in a row.

Brownlee, 30, was initially given a 15-second penalty in Australia for failing to go round a buoy in the swimming.

This was then ...

2018-09-16 11:58 open_in_new
Plaque to honour Leeds WWII firefighter Solomon Belinsky

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A plaque is to be unveiled marking the death of a Leeds firefighter who ...

2018-09-15 16:00 open_in_new
Joe Robinson: Turkey jails Ex-UK soldier who fought for Kurds

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An ex-British Army soldier who fought for Kurdish forces against ...

2018-09-15 14:57 open_in_new
Kirklees bin workers to take 'indefinite' strike action

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Bin collectors in West Yorkshire have voted in favour of indefinite ...

2018-09-14 22:09 open_in_new