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Juror doubt at serial killer verdict
The foreman of the jury which convicted serial killer, and Leeds nurse, Colin Norris tells the BBC he now believes the man is innocent. (Read More...)
'Sportive' cycling routes announced
The routes are announced of the mass-participation "sportive" for cyclists along the same roads as the Tour de Yorkshire. (Read More...)
Husband's joy over 'lost' voicemail
A husband who thought he had lost a voicemail recording of his late wife's voice after keeping it for more than 10 years, says the retrieval of the message is "wonderful". (Read More...)
Tesco names 43 UK store closures
Tesco's Crossgates Metro store in east Leeds is one of those earmarked for closure. (Read More...)
Drugs baron arrested in Philippines
A drug dealer who fled the UK before he was due to stand trial for heading up a £13m smuggling racket is arrested in the Philippines. (Read More...)
Snow warning as icy blast set to hit
Warnings of snow and ice have been issued for the north of England for Wednesday and Thursday. (Read More...)
Two jailed for helping rapist flee
Two men are jailed for helping a third man flee the country while on trial for raping a woman in a Bradford park. (Read More...)
Work to start on cycle super highway
Work on a £29m cycle way linking Leeds and Bradford officially begins. (Read More...)
Bronte table brought back 'home'
A table at which Emily Bronte wrote Wuthering Heights and her sister Charlotte wrote Jane Eyre is returned to the family home. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Drugs plea petition for boy, 6
A six-year-old boy from Otley and his drugs plea (Read More...)
Keeping people out of care homes
Leeds is at the forefront of support for families (Read More...)
Defender Pearce set for Wigan move
Leeds United defender Jason Pearce is set to join Championship strugglers Wigan Athletic for an undisclosed fee. (Read More...)
Yorkshire sign Finch and Maxwell
County champions Yorkshire sign Australians Aaron Finch and Glenn Maxwell for the 2015 county season. (Read More...)
Lyth extends Yorkshire contract
Yorkshire batsman Adam Lyth signs a three-year contract extension with the reigning county champions. (Read More...)
Leeds sign Palermo midfielder Ngoyi
Leeds United sign French midfielder Granddi Ngoyi on loan from Serie A side Palermo until the end of the season (Read More...)
Tigers 'not near 2014 level yet'
Head coach Daryl Powell says Castleford Tigers need competitive games to repeat last year's Super League form this term. (Read More...)
AFC Telford United 0-1 FC Halifax Town
Matt Pearson scores the only goal against AFC Telford to move Halifax Town to sixth place in the Conference table. (Read More...)


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