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Armed gang jailed for pub robberies
A gang of robbers behind a string of armed raids on pubs and restaurants across Leeds are jailed. (Read More...)
Revenge bomb hoax man found guilty
A man from Leeds is found guilty of making hoax bomb phone calls which led to the centre of a North Yorkshire town being sealed off by armed police. (Read More...)
Thai murder suspects appeal to families
Two Burmese men who deny murdering two British travellers, one of whom was a Leeds University student, in Thailand appeal to the victims' families for help. (Read More...)
'Danger' fears over Wasps Nest name
Plans to name a street after a former pub called The Wasps Nest have been rejected - because it throws up images of "stinging and danger". (Read More...)
Football to mark Bradford fire date
A minute's silence will precede all top level games on 25-26 April to mark 30 years since the Bradford City fire. (Read More...)
Police make computer hijack arrests
Four people the UK, including three from Leeds, are arrested for allegedly being involved in hijacking computers and spying through victims' webcams. (Read More...)
Man warned over kidnap truck sticker
A man is warned by police after driving around Leeds with a pick-up tailboard sticker depicting a bound and hooded woman. (Read More...)
Hockney 'working harder than ever'
Famed Bradford artist 'working harder than ever' (Read More...)
VIDEO: Bhangra dance 'revival' in town
West Yorkshire author helps Bhangra resurgence (Read More...)
Blackburn Rovers 2-1 Leeds United
Jordan Rhodes scores two second half goals as 10-man Blackburn come from behind to beat Leeds at Ewood Park. (Read More...)
Huddersfield Town 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday
Sheffield Wednesday are denied a late penalty at Huddersfield as they fail to win a 10th successive league match. (Read More...)
Bradford City 1-1 Gillingham
Gillingham substitute Antonio German scores in stoppage time to earn his side a draw at Bradford City. (Read More...)
Welling United 2-1 FC Halifax Town
Welling beat 10-man Halifax to secure their first win in five games and move out of the Conference relegation zone. (Read More...)
Bradford sign striker Zoko on loan
Bradford City sign striker Francois Zoko from Championship club Blackpool on loan until 17 January. (Read More...)
Wakefield sign half-back Miller
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats sign former Hull FC half-back Jacob Miller on a one-year deal. (Read More...)
Scannell signs new Huddersfield deal
Huddersfield Town winger Sean Scannell signs a two-year contract extension with the Championship club. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Granny, 75, goes snowboarding
Grandmother Norma Peace tells BBC Sport about taking up snowboarding at 75. (Read More...)


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