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Nightclub arson 'put lives in danger'
A man accused of starting a blaze at a disused Leeds nightclub placed the lives of those in a neighbouring building in danger, a court hears. (Read More...)
Briton guilty plea in US terror trial
West Yorkshire terror suspect Haroon Aswat pleads guilty in New York to charges of plotting to set up a terrorist training camp in Oregon. (Read More...)
Dozens involved in car park brawl
Dozens of men are involved in a mass brawl in a car park at a shopping centre in West Yorkshire on Sunday night. (Read More...)
Acquittal was 'rebirth' - Sollecito
In his first remarks since his final acquittal of Leeds Uni student Meredith Kercher's murder, Raffaele Sollecito says he will be "marked for life" by the ordeal. (Read More...)
Pure is 'UK's biggest gym operator'
Leeds-based fitness company Pure Gym has become the biggest gym operator in the UK, the company has said. (Read More...)
Memorial for 'spiked drink' student
A memorial evening is being held for a student whose parents believe died after her drink was spiked in Germany. (Read More...)
Knox and Sollecito cleared of murder
An Italian court acquits Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito over the murder of University of Leeds student Meredith Kercher in 2007. (Read More...)
Sir Patrick steps down from uni role
Actor Sir Patrick Stewart announces he is to step down as chancellor of the University of Huddersfield after more than 10 years in the role. (Read More...)
Battle of M62 could be key to No 10
Marginals could hold key to Number 10 (Read More...)
VIDEO: Bradford vote's 'cult of personality'
Are 'colourful' candidates obscuring local issues? (Read More...)
Meredith extends Bradford contract
Bradford City defender James Meredith signs a two-year contract extension with the League One play-off hopefuls. (Read More...)
Thunder snatch Yorkshire Jets win
Helen Housby scores a last-gasp goal to earn Manchester Thunder a 57-56 victory over Yorkshire Jets. (Read More...)
Sullivan inspires Lions victory
Great Britain captain Drew Sullivan stars as both London Lions and Sheffield Sharks hit form in the British Basketball League. (Read More...)
Bradford City v Chesterfield
Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's League One game between Bradford City and Chesterfield. (Read More...)
Catalans Dragons 22-38 Leeds Rhinos
Leeds Rhinos defeat Catalans Dragons to move above St Helens at the top of Super League on points difference. (Read More...)
Bradford City 2-0 Oldham Athletic
Billy Clarke scores twice as Bradford City win to leapfrog fellow League One play-off hopefuls Oldham Athletic. (Read More...)
Nuneaton Town 1-2 FC Halifax Town
Jack Muldoon helps FC Halifax Town to their first win in eight games with victory over Conference strugglers Nuneaton. (Read More...)
Peacock to take Hull KR role in 2016
Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock will assume the role of football manager at Hull KR when he retires at the end of the season. (Read More...)
Warrington 10-29 Huddersfield
Aaron Murphy scores two tries against Warrington Wolves to help Huddersfield move to third in the Super League table. (Read More...)
Wigan Warriors 52-10 Wakefield
Wigan Warriors return to form, running in nine tries as they thump Super League's bottom side Wakefield. (Read More...)
Castleford Tigers 20-14 Hull FC
Castleford Tigers survive a Tom Lineham hat-trick to seal victory in a closely-matched encounter with Hull FC. (Read More...)


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