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Man admits Bradford double killing
A man pleads guilty to killing two people in Bradford. (Read More...)
Call for more local council powers
Councils in England are calling for more local powers, a move backed by a group of regional newspapers including the Yorkshire Post. (Read More...)
Council wins top competition prize
A West Yorkshire council wins a 1m euro (£800,000) prize in a global competition. (Read More...)
Frazer pledge over Galloway insults
A loyalist victims campaigner makes a High Court pledge not to repeat any allegedly defamatory comments about George Galloway on social media. (Read More...)
City park-and-ride gets go-ahead
Planning permission is granted for an £8.5m 1000-space park-and-ride site in Leeds. (Read More...)
Thailand murder inquiry 'difficult'
The investigation into the murder of Leeds University student David Miller is proving "difficult", Thai police say. (Read More...)
Yorks to defend Gale racism charge
Director of cricket Martyn Moxon says Yorkshire will support captain Andrew Gale against a charge of a racism offence. (Read More...)
Man admits two bus sex assaults
A man admits sexually assaulting two 18-year-old bus passengers in the space of three weeks. (Read More...)
Heroin worth £37m "found in Jaguar"
Heroin with a street value of more than £37m was "rammed" into a battered X-type Jaguar and smuggled into the UK from Pakistan, a jury is told. (Read More...)
Airline opens £9.5m training centre
Budget airline Jet2.com says its pilots and cabin crew will now be trained at a new £9.5m centre in Bradford. (Read More...)
Man in court over hoax bomb threat
A Leeds man appears in court to deny making a hoax bomb threat. in Knaresborough (Read More...)
'Disappeared' archaeologist dies
Tributes are paid to a forensic archaeologist from the University of Bradford who led the searches for the Disappeared - people who were murdered and secretly buried by republicans during the Troubles in Northern Ireland. (Read More...)
Man injured in pit bull attack
A man suffers serious injuries when he is attacked in the street by two American pit bulls. (Read More...)
Isaac family to attend memorial
The family of a Huddersfield schoolboy swept out to sea while playing on a beach on Anglesey is returning to the island for a memorial service. (Read More...)
New £1.2m canal boathouse opens
A new £1.2m boathouse to be used by rowers in Leeds opens on a canal in the city. (Read More...)
Could Scottish vote change England?
How will referendum decision affect Yorkshire? (Read More...)
Why are there so many West Yorkshire breweries?
West Yorks has more breweries than London... (Read More...)
St Helens 41-0 Castleford Tigers
James Roby scores two first-half tries as St Helens beat Castleford to reach the Super League play-off semi-finals. (Read More...)
Leeds United v Huddersfield Town
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Leeds United and Huddersfield Town. (Read More...)
Sheffield Wednesday v Reading
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Championship game between Sheffield Wednesday and Reading. (Read More...)
Leeds Rhinos v Catalan Dragons (Sat)
Team news as Leeds Rhinos host Catalan Dragons in Saturday's First Utility Super League play-off match at Headingley Carnegie Stadium (17:15 BST). (Read More...)
Colchester United v Bradford City
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's League One game between Colchester United and Bradford City. (Read More...)
FC Halifax Town v AFC Telford United
Preview followed by live coverage of Saturday's Football Conference game between FC Halifax Town and AFC Telford United. (Read More...)
Southport sign Raya and Dyer on loan
Southport sign Blackburn keeper David Raya on loan, while FC Halifax's Ross Dyer joins on a loan swap with Danny Hattersley. (Read More...)
Wigan 57-4 Huddersfield
Super League holders Wigan move within 80 minutes of the 2014 Grand Final with a 57-4 thrashing of Huddersfield Giants. (Read More...)


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