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Leeds' carnival: Your questions and tips

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 16:19
The carnival started in 1967 and this year's festivities include an exhibition alongside the parade.
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Castleford's Larroyer banned for 'squirrel-grip' tackle

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 16:01
Castleford's Kevin Larroyer is banned for two games for grabbing the testicles of an opponent in the process of making a tackle.
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Funeral held for under-14s Stanley Rangers RLFC player

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 13:05
Evan Hawksworth was injured whilst playing for Stanley Rangers RLFC earlier this month.
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Pair finish first 2,100-mile open canoe circumnavigation of Britain

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Tue, 07/25/2017 - 10:03
Starting in Scotland the pair paddled for 86 days in an open canoe around Britain for charity.
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Christopher Schindler: Huddersfield Town defender signs three-year deal

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 14:09
Huddersfield Town defender Christopher Schindler signs a new three-year deal, with the option of a further year.
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Leeds Hilton Hotel hit as Ford Focus crashes through doors

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Mon, 07/24/2017 - 07:37
The driver is arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and taken to hospital with minor injuries.
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T20 Blast: Whiteley's six sixes in an over in vain after Willey ton, plus round-up

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:38
Ross Whiteley hits six sixes in an over but Worcestershire lose to Yorkshire, plus Sunday's T20 Blast round-up.
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Tyler Randell: Wakefield Trinity sign Newcastle Knights hooker for 2018

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 18:36
Wakefield Trinity have signed hooker Tyler Randell from NRL side Newcastle Knights from the start of the 2018 season.
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Skegness ad 'slur' woman won over by 'best of British' resort

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 14:58
Gina Parkin now describes the seaside resort as "the best of British".
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Changes to rail electrification plans a 'slap in face'

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 12:14
The link between Liverpool and Newcastle may not now be fully electrified despite previous government promises.
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RAF ace honoured at supermarket

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 01:10
James Lacey is thought to have downed at least 28 enemy planes during World War Two.
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James 'Ginger' Lacey: Battle of Britain ace given blue plaque

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sun, 07/23/2017 - 01:08
James Lacey is thought to have downed 28 enemy planes in total during WW2.
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Leeds army surplus store home to early British robot

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 14:41
Tinker the Robot was built in the 1960s and could carry out household tasks.
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La Course 2017: Lizzie Deignan second as Annemiek Van Vleuten wins

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Sat, 07/22/2017 - 13:23
Annemiek van Vleuten holds off the chasers to win the two-day La Course by the Tour de France as Britain's Lizzie Deignan sprints to second.
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Bradford student gains more than a degree at graduation

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 22:04
A University of Bradford student was in for a big surprise at her graduation.
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World Para-athletics Championships: Kadeena Cox wins Britain's 14th gold

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 21:32
Kadeena Cox wins gold in the women's 400m T38 final at the World Para-athletics Championships to bring Britain's medal haul to 30.
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Customers lose out as Brighouse company ceases trading

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:59
A reducing order book has seen Brighouse-based Norwood Interiors stop trading
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Bid to find Shipley drug smuggler's missing millions

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 18:07
Waheed Khalil admitted conspiring to import heroin worth an estimated £49m in a consignment of towels.
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Bradford carjackings: Waqas Hussain on the run

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 16:20
Waqas Hussain has absconded, while a 15-year-old boy is jailed for six-and-a-half-years.
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Super League: Wakefield Trinity v St Helens

Leeds and West Yorkshire BBC News Feed - Fri, 07/21/2017 - 15:19
Team news as Wakefield Trinity host St Helens in Sunday's Super League match at the Beaumont Legal Stadium (15:00 BST).
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