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Emily Bronte celebrations to feature Lily Cole and Maxine Peake

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A series of events celebrating the bicentenary of Emily Bronte's birth ...

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Man admits murdering Halifax mother-of-two Jessica King

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A man has admitted murdering a mother-of-two who was found dead at a ...

2017-12-15 17:51 open_in_new
Chippendale treasures to go on display at Leeds Museum

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Delicate removal work has begun to relocate treasures made by Leeds-born ...

2017-12-15 17:51 open_in_new
West Yorkshire Playhouse £14m upgrade gets planning consent

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A £14m transformation of the West Yorkshire Playhouse in Leeds has been ...

2017-12-15 16:49 open_in_new
UK must tackle loneliness, says Jo Cox Commission report

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The government should create a national strategy to combat loneliness, ...

2017-12-15 09:29 open_in_new
Man guilty of Bradford panto sex assault attempt

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A convicted sex offender has been found guilty of attempting to sexually ...

2017-12-14 18:45 open_in_new
Lincolnshire council buys Yorkshire Travelodge for £2.35m

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A council has spent £2.35m on a hotel in Yorkshire 75 miles away from ...

2017-12-14 06:03 open_in_new
Sinead Wooding death: Husband 'was domestic abuser'

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A man accused of murdering his wife beat her while she was pregnant, a ...

2017-12-13 18:43 open_in_new
Bradford Council says WCAT 'took £2m' from city schools

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A collapsed academy chain has been accused of taking more than £2m of ...

2017-12-13 16:39 open_in_new
Sinead Wooding death: Husband denies wielding hammer

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A husband accused of murdering his wife has told a jury he was "not ...

2017-12-13 11:29 open_in_new
John Kear: Bradford Bulls appoint Wakefield director of rugby as head coach

Bradford Bulls have appointed Wakefield director of rugby John Kear as their new head coach on a three-year deal.

Kear, 63, who coached Wales at this year's World Cup, returned to Trinity in 2016 after five years with Batley.

The Bulls were relegated to the third tier last season ...

2017-12-12 17:43 open_in_new
Dog appeal for Huddersfield boy who could die in his sleep

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The family of a boy with a rare condition which means going to sleep ...

2017-12-12 09:25 open_in_new
Yosuke Ideguchi: Leeds United to sign Japan midfielder

Leeds are set to sign Japan midfielder Yosuke Ideguchi from Gamba Osaka in a deal worth about £500,000.

Ideguchi will join the Championship side in January, but will be sent out on loan in Europe as he will not yet be eligible for a work permit.

Details of the length of his ...

2017-12-11 19:45 open_in_new
Ashes: Jonny Bairstow says England players must rebuild trust

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England must rebuild trust following off-field incidents in Australia, says wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow.

Bairstow "headbutted" Australia's Cameron Bancroft in a bar in October, while ...

2017-12-11 16:39 open_in_new
Isle of Man TT 2018: Prolific winner Ian Hutchinson signs for Honda

Sixteen-time winner Ian Hutchinson will compete for a new-look Honda Racing at the Isle of Man TT races in 2018.

He will be joined by Northern Ireland's Lee Johnston to compete aboard the Honda Fireblade SP2 at the TT, Ulster GP and NW200 events.

Both men will represent the team in ...

2017-12-11 15:37 open_in_new
On-the-run human trafficker Attila Foeldesi arrested

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A man convicted of human trafficking in Hungary has been arrested after ...

2017-12-11 15:37 open_in_new
Cory Aston: Castleford Tigers sign Leeds Rhinos half-back

Castleford have signed half-back Cory Aston after he was allowed to leave Super League rivals Leeds Rhinos.

Aston joined the Rhinos on a two-year deal from Sheffield Eagles in November 2016, but failed to make an appearance in his only season with the club.

The 22-year-old had loan ...

2017-12-11 14:35 open_in_new
Leeds death crash inquests open

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Inquests into the deaths of five people who died in a car crash in Leeds ...

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Commonwealth Games: Sophie Hahn & Kadeena Cox in England Para-athletics squad

Paralympic champions Sophie Hahn and Kadeena Cox have been named in an 18-strong England squad for the Para-athletics events at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

They will both be making their Games debut in the T38 100m event in Australia in April.

Hahn, 21, is the world and ...

2017-12-11 11:29 open_in_new
James Etherington death: Licence at Bijou nightclub suspended

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A nightclub where a man was found with head injuries and later died has ...

2017-12-09 18:01 open_in_new
Life-limited children 'shattered' after Santa flight is cancelled

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A group of life-limited children have had "their dreams shattered" after ...

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