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Power station blaze investigated
An investigation begins into the cause of a fire at Ferrybridge C power station near Castleford, West Yorkshire. (Read More...)
Police 'owe' Leeds United £800,000
Leeds United claims the West Yorkshire force still owes the football club more than £800,000 after overcharging for policing home games. (Read More...)
Adams and Walsh will box for gold
England's Nicola Adams, from Leeds, and Northern Ireland's Michaela Walsh win their women's lightweight semi-finals. (Read More...)
Police officers in cell death probe
Three police employees are investigated by a watchdog following the death of a man in custody in Leeds. (Read More...)
Galloway's former aide sentenced
A former parliamentary secretary of George Galloway MP is sentenced for illegally obtaining personal data from her police officer husband. (Read More...)
Man wrongly told partner had died
A hospital trust admits improvements are needed after a man was wrongly told his partner had died. (Read More...)
Former police HQ set for demolition
The former Leeds police headquarters is set to close ahead of its demolition to make way for a shopping development. (Read More...)
Labour ousted in no confidence vote
A vote of no confidence in Calderdale's Labour Party administration is passed, resulting in the council coming under Conservative minority control. (Read More...)
Savile charity to challenge payouts
A charity set up by Jimmy Savile is challenging any payouts of compensation to victims of the sex attacker, victims' lawyers say. (Read More...)
Man in court over recycling damage
A man alleged to have caused thousands of pounds of damage at a West Yorkshire tip has appeared in court. (Read More...)
Man guilty of shooting policewoman
A man who shot a police officer on his doorstep and laughed while cycling off is convicted of attempted murder. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Campaign to halt deportation to Kenya
Bid to save Kenyan man from being deported (Read More...)
VIDEO: World War One: Horace, the 14-year-old soldier
The Leeds' boy who lied about his age to fight (Read More...)
Leeds Rhinos 14-20 Bradford Bulls
Lee Gaskell scores a late try to help relegated Bradford to a memorable victory against Super League high-flyers Leeds. (Read More...)
Hockaday wants defensive signings
Leeds United boss Dave Hockaday admits increasing his central defensive options is a priority ahead of the new season. (Read More...)
Fragapane wins historic fourth gold
Gymnast Claudia Fragapane becomes the first Englishwoman to win four golds at a single Commonwealth Games since 1930. (Read More...)
Catalans full-back Webb retires
Catalan Dragons' former New Zealand full-back Brent Webb retires after making just two Super League appearance this season. (Read More...)
Wednesday sign Leeds defender Lees
Sheffield Wednesday complete the signing of defender Tom Lees from Leeds United on a three-year deal for an undisclosed fee. (Read More...)
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats v Huddersfield Giants (Sun)
Team news as Wakefield Trinity Wildcats host Huddersfield Giants in Sunday's Super League fixture at Belle Vue (15:00 BST). (Read More...)
Castleford Tigers v London Broncos (Sun)
Team news as Castleford Tigers host London Broncos in Sunday's Super League fixture at The Mend A Hose Jungle (15:30 BST). (Read More...)
Leeds prop Leuluai to stay for 2015
Leeds Rhinos prop Kylie Leuluai extends his rolling contract with the club until the end of the 2015 season. (Read More...)
England claim two diving golds
Wakefield's Alicia Blagg and Rebecca Gallantree win England's second gold medal on the opening day of diving at Glasgow 2014. (Read More...)


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