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Alistair Brownlee wins triathlon gold
England's Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee, from Horsforth, Leeds, beats his brother Jonny to gold in the Glasgow 2014 men's triathlon. (Read More...)
'Special' Viking logboat on show
The remains of a 1,000 year-old Viking boat are on display for the first time in the city where it was found. (Read More...)
Coal mine employee buyout 'shelved'
The National Union of Mineworkers says an employee buyout to save Kellingley Colliery, which is on the border of West Yorkshire, has been shelved. (Read More...)
Warning over NHS trust finances
Nineteen NHS trusts, including two in West Yorkshire, have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health. (Read More...)
Rudimental duo get university honour
Rudimental duo Piers Agget and Kesi Dryden receive honorary degrees from Leeds Metropolitan University. (Read More...)
Film festival axed as review begins
The Bradford International Film Festival is cancelled for 2015 as a "thorough review" of the future of the event is announced. (Read More...)
Lib Dem MP apology over Gaza tweet
The Lib Dems say Bradford MP David Ward has given a "categorical apology" over his widely criticised comments on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. (Read More...)
Wildlife film-makers' tricks of the trade
Wildlife film exhibition in Bradford (Read More...)
VIDEO: Would you eat a 'waste' food curry?
Adam Smith from Leeds serves only waste food (Read More...)
Hull FC 18-18 Castleford Tigers
James Clare scores two late tries as Castleford fight back from 18-4 down to secure a draw at Hull FC in Super League. (Read More...)
The pros can wait, says London 2012 champion Adams
Olympic history making boxer Nicola Adams wants a Commonwealth Games gold to complete her medal set, writes BBC Sport's Ben Dirs. (Read More...)
Wiggins thwarted in gold bid
Sir Bradley Wiggins is denied a first Commonwealth Games gold as Australia beat England, including Holmfirth's Ed Clancy in the final of the 4,000m team pursuit. (Read More...)
RFL confirms game's new structure
The Rugby Football League confirms changes to the Super League, Championship and Challenge Cup structure from 2015. (Read More...)
Salford Red Devils v Leeds Rhinos (Fri)
Team news as Salford Red Devils host Leeds Rhinos in Friday's Super League fixture at the AJ Bell Stadium (20:00 BST). (Read More...)
VIDEO: 'They poisoned each others plants!' - Brownlees' dad
Keith Brownlee shares tales of the incredible competitive spirit that exists between his all-conquering triathlete sons Alistair and Jonny (Read More...)
Worrincy's betting ban increased
Halifax winger Rob Worrincy has his suspension for breaching betting rules increased from six to nine months. (Read More...)
Widnes sign Bulls prop Manuokafoa
Widnes Vikings sign Bradford Bulls prop Manase Manuokafoa on a two-year contract starting in 2015. (Read More...)
Williamson banned from bowling
New Zealand and Yorkshire batsman Kane Williamson is banned from bowling in internationals because of an illegal action. (Read More...)
Burton complete McLaughlin signing
League Two side Burton Albion sign former Bradford City goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin on a one-year contract. (Read More...)


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