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Ferrybridge power station protest held over 'cheap labour'

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Construction workers have protested at an energy-from-waste plant over ...

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Jonathan Hogg: Huddersfield Town midfielder cleared to return to training

Huddersfield Town midfielder Jonathan Hogg may feature again this season after specialists ruled he had not fractured his neck.

Hogg, 28, was injured in a collision with team-mate Mark Hudson in Town's 4-0 defeat by Bristol City on 17 March.

The initial diagnosis would have ruled the ...

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Jamie Jones-Buchanan: Leeds Rhinos forward targets 20th season

Leeds Rhinos forward Jamie Jones-Buchanan is hoping to remain with the club next year, taking him into a 20th season with the club.

The 35-year-old made his debut for the Headingley side in 1999 and has made 363 appearances for the club.

His current deal runs to the end of the 2017 ...

today 12:27 open_in_new
Henry Moore sculpture 'Old Flo' set for London return

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A Henry Moore sculpture which was the focus of a dispute when Tower ...

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RSPCA reports rise in animal cruelty claims but fall in convictions

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The RSPCA investigated more than 400 allegations of animal cruelty per ...

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Chris Chester: Wakefield Trinity coach extends deal with Super League side

Wakefield coach Chris Chester has signed a new two-year deal.

Chester, 38, was appointed Trinity coach last March and guided them to the semi-final of the Challenge Cup and Super League safety.

The former Hull KR coach's new deal will see him remain at the club until the end of ...

yesterday 17:39 open_in_new
'Human bone' found near M1 motorway in Leeds

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A police investigation is under way after what is thought to be a human ...

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New £35m funding plan for Headingley stadium announced

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An investor prepared to invest £35m in Leeds' Headingley stadium has ...

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Jon Gorenc Stankovic: Huddersfield Town defender out for up to 10 months

Huddersfield Town defender Jon Gorenc Stankovic has been ruled out for up to 10 months with a knee injury.

The 21-year-old sustained damage to his anterior cruciate ligament while training with Slovenia Under-21s.

Stankovic, who joined the Championship side from Borussia Dortmund ...

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Castleford Tigers expect Five Towns Park stadium move for 2020

Castleford Tigers expect to leave Wheldon Road and move into their new Five Towns Park stadium "by 2020", says chief executive Steve Gill.

Final approval for the £135m development, which also includes retail and leisure facilities, was granted in September 2015.

The Super ...

yesterday 12:09 open_in_new
Roundhay Park: Woman's body found in Waterloo Lake

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A woman's body has been found in the lake of a popular park in Leeds. ...

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Michael Vaughan and Joe Root back new T20 plans

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A new Twenty20 tournament planned by the England and Wales Cricket Board "will be a roaring success", says former England captain Michael Vaughan.

The competition is set to start in ...

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Violette Uwamahoro: Rwanda court order release of UK woman

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A Rwandan court has ordered the release of a pregnant woman from the ...

2017-03-27 19:25 open_in_new
EFL awards: Chris Wood, Dwight Gayle & Anthony Knockaert on Championship shortlist

Leeds striker Chris Wood, Newcastle forward Dwight Gayle and Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert have been nominated for the EFL's Championship Player of the Year award.

New Zealand's Wood, 25, has scored 24 league goals this season.

Gayle, 26, has 21 goals from 28 league games since ...

2017-03-27 18:19 open_in_new
David Storey: Booker Prize-winning author dies at 83

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This Sporting Life author David Storey has died at the age of ...

2017-03-27 16:07 open_in_new
Super League: Castleford Tigers 43-26 Catalans Dragons

Castleford returned to the top of Super League after coming back from 14-0 down to beat French side Catalans Dragons.

Iain Thornley and Richie Myler crossed early on for Catalans and Luke Walsh kicked a penalty as they established an early advantage.

However, Zak Hardaker, Grant ...

2017-03-26 20:17 open_in_new
Police to probe link between 1960s murders

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A man arrested in connection with the murder a 14-year-old girl more than ...

2017-03-26 18:05 open_in_new
Jamie Nicholls wins World Cup snowboard slopestyle bronze

Great Britain's Jamie Nicholls won a bronze medal at the final World Cup snowboard slopestyle of the season.

He scored 86.40 to finish third in Spindleruv Mlyn in the Czech Republic, behind winner Chris Corning of the USA (92.34) and Norway's Fridtjof Tischendorf (87.20).

It was ...

2017-03-26 14:47 open_in_new
Clockmaker John Harrison's Nostell Priory honour

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More than 2,000 ticking clocks have gone on display in an art ...

2017-03-25 16:53 open_in_new
National Science and Media Museum opens £1.8m exhibit

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A new £1.8m interactive exhibit has opened at the troubled National ...

2017-03-25 16:53 open_in_new
What happened next for the sports stars of the past?
All sporting careers come to an end, leaving sportsmen and women seeking a replacement for the adrenaline-pumped highs. While some can retire in financial security, most need to find a new way to pay the bills. What happened next for some of the stars of yesteryear? ...
2017-03-25 11:23 open_in_new