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Funeral takes place for rugby player
More than 1,000 people gather in Halifax for the funeral of rugby league player Danny Jones. (Read More...)
Woman in court over hospital killing
A woman accused of killing a fellow patient at a psychiatric hospital in Bradford appears in court. (Read More...)
Calais truck driver 'fears for life'
A lorry driver who uses cross-channel routes says he is frightened for his life by illegal immigrants trying to board his lorry in Calais. (Read More...)
Corfu family to get Thomas Cook payout
The family of two children killed on a Thomas Cook holiday in Corfu will receive a "financial gesture of goodwill" from the firm. (Read More...)
Police pursuit crash driver dies
A man dies after he crashes a car in a police chase through the Harehills area of Leeds. (Read More...)
Man in court over 1993 murder case
A West Yorkshire man appears in court charged with the murder of a Northampton pensioner in 1993. (Read More...)
Postmasters chosen for Antarctica
A Huddersfield woman is one of four people chosen to spend five months in the Antarctic monitoring penguins and sorting post at the UK's most remote post office. (Read More...)
Man charged over 1993 murder case
A man from Ossett is charged with the murder of a pensioner in Northampton more than 20 years ago. (Read More...)
Coal power station closure announced
Energy company SSE has confirmed it will close Ferrybridge power station on the West and North Yorkshire border, saying it is no longer economical. (Read More...)
Rosler appointed Leeds head coach
Uwe Rosler signs a two-year deal to become Championship club Leeds United's fifth head coach in less than 12 months. (Read More...)
'Your services are no longer required'
Experts explain how to cope with redundancy (Read More...)
City thriving on 'casual dining'
How casual dining fuelled city's indie food boom (Read More...)
Leeds 36-16 Hull KR
Kevin Sinfield goes third on rugby league's list of all-time points-scorers as Leeds beat Hull KR in the Super League. (Read More...)
Gillespie confirms England talks
Jason Gillespie holds two positive meetings with director of cricket Andrew Strauss over the England head coach vacancy. (Read More...)
Wakefield v Widnes (Sun)
Team news as Wakefield Wildcats host Widnes Vikings in Sunday's Super League fixture at Belle Vue Stadium (15:00 BST). (Read More...)
Leeds to sign Mullally from Giants
Leeds Rhinos sign Huddersfield Giants prop Anthony Mullally on a three-year deal starting at the end of the season. (Read More...)
Bradford release Halliday and Urwin
Bradford City release midfielder Andy Halliday and goalkeeper Matt Urwin. (Read More...)
Castleford 16-24 Huddersfield
Eorl Crabtree scores a controversial late try and Danny Brough kicks four goals as Huddersfield earn a hard-fought win. (Read More...)
Burrow extends Leeds Rhinos deal
Leeds Rhinos half-back Rob Burrow signs a two-year contract extension to keep him at the club until the end of 2017. (Read More...)

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