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Wife murder accused appears in court
A 62-year-old man who is charged with murdering his estranged wife is remanded in custody by a judge. (Read More...)
Five in court on child sex charges
Five men appear in court charged with child trafficking and sex offences in relation to a 13-year-old girl. (Read More...)
Ai Weiwei exhibits in former chapel
Artist Ai Weiwei chooses a former chapel in Wakefield as the venue for his next UK exhibition. (Read More...)
Primary teacher faces sex charges
A primary school teacher has been charged with sexual touching and sexual activity with a child under the age of 13. (Read More...)
Landmark tower to survive demolition
Plans to leave a landmark concrete tower in place after the demolition of the rest of a newspaper building in Leeds are announced. (Read More...)
Body believed to be missing student
A body found in the River Mersey in Liverpool is believed to be that of a missing Leeds student, according to West Yorkshire Police. (Read More...)
Veteran MP Mitchell to step down
The Bradford-born Labour MP for Great Grimsby, Austin Mitchell ,says he will step down at the next general election, after 37 years. (Read More...)
Ex-JJB Sports boss 'fooled everyone'
The former executive chairman of JJB Sports forged a bank statement to hide a loan of £1.5m, a jury hears. (Read More...)
Former Co-op boss faces drug charges
Paul Flowers, Bradford Methodist minister and former chairman of the Co-operative Bank, is charged with possession of drugs. (Read More...)
EU approves alien species blacklist
Leeds researchers study 'killer shrimp' (Read More...)
Your views on the worst ring roads
Which concrete collars do you love or hate? (Read More...)
Gillespie backs Root for England
Yorkshire head coach Jason Gillespie maintains England should continue to pick Joe Root as an opening batsman. (Read More...)
Bradford Bulls 6-46 Leeds Rhinos
Rob Burrow helps Leeds secure their biggest-ever winning margin at Bradford with a try in his 400th match for the club. (Read More...)
Salford v Huddersfield (Fri)
Team news as Salford Red Devils face Huddersfield Giants in Friday's Super League fixture at AJ Bell Stadium (18:00 GMT). (Read More...)
Bradford City v Peterborough United
Preview followed by live coverage of Friday's League One game between Bradford City and Peterborough United. (Read More...)
Castleford Tigers extend Holmes deal
Castleford Tigers confirm back-rower Oliver Holmes has signed a two-year contract extension with the Super League club. (Read More...)
Bridge to remain with Bradford
Warrington back-row forward Danny Bridge extends his loan deal with Bradford Bulls until the end of the season. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Jamie Peacock: 'Genuine leader of men'
Leeds Rhinos prop Jamie Peacock talks to the BBC's Super League Show about making his 500th career appearance. (Read More...)
VIDEO: Bulls' Diskin investing in his future
Bradford Bulls captain Matt Diskin talks to BBC's Super League Show how a career-threatening knee injury scared him into becoming a businessman. (Read More...)

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