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Far-right terror poses 'biggest threat' to north of England

6 hours 42 min ago
Right-wing extremism is not being taken seriously enough, a former counter terror expert warns.
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Super League: Huddersfield Giants ease to seven-try 42-8 win over Hull Kingston Rovers

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 22:51
Kruise Leeming scores two of Huddersfield's seven tries as they beat Hull Kingston Rovers at the John Smith's Stadium.
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Yorkshire tourism boss quits after expenses probe

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 21:07
Welcome to Yorkshire said chief executive Sir Gary Verity was leaving on "health grounds".
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National Action trial: Nazi accused 'told to burn evidence'

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 19:45
Garry Jack and Connor Scothern deny being members of the banned neo-Nazi National Action group.
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HMP Leeds officer's finger severed as cell door kicked shut

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 16:10
The prison guard at Leeds jail loses a finger when a cell door is kicked shut as he held the edge.
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West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable retires over health issues

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 11:53
West Yorkshire Police Chief Constable Dee Collins previously spoke about her breast cancer treatment.
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Jonnie Peacock: Why Parasport can change disabled people's lives

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 09:31
Double Paralympic gold medallist Jonnie Peacock wishes he had Parasport when he was younger and looking to get into sport.
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League One: 13 teams battle to avoid relegation with eight games to go

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 08:17
Thirteen teams are still in real danger of going down from League One with eight games left. But how has it got so close?
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Young Bradford residents on the clichés about their city

Fri, 03/22/2019 - 01:00
Bradfordians have their say on the ways in which other people view their home city.
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Huddersfield Town invite 'amazing' Bella to meet inspiration Aaron Mooy

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 19:17
Bella, who lost her hair during treatment for Medulloblastoma- a form of brain cancer in children, was "excited to see a player who looked like her".
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National Action trial: Nazi accused 'obsessed with ethnic cleansing'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:46
Alice Cutter is fixated with "knives, guns and the ideology of violent ethnic cleansing", a court hears.
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Wakefield Trinity: Super League side acquire stadium freehold

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:39
Super League side Wakefield Trinity acquire their Belle Vue stadium home.
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Fire extinguishers fly-tipped at Windy Hill in Pennines

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 14:35
The huge pile of fly-tipped extinguishers were found close to the M62.
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Josh Warrington: Drugs cheats a disgrace and should get life bans

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:36
Drugs cheats are a "disgrace" and should be banned from boxing for life, says IBF world featherweight champion Josh Warrington.
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Richard Moore: Veteran ex-Leeds prop retires after head injury with Hunslet

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 10:21
Former Leeds and Wakefield prop Richard Moore ends an 18-year career after a head injury forces him to retire.
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Council tax increase: Why am I paying the police so much?

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:01
A bigger portion of your council tax will go to police this year. But why? And what is it used for?
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Bradford grooming pair hid drugs in court toilet

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:47
Child groomers Naveed Akhtar and Fahim Iqbal hid the drugs in a toilet at Bradford Crown Court.
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Terror suspect 'entered Miss Hitler beauty contest'

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 18:15
Alice Cutter is accused of entering the pageant while part of the far-right National Action group.
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GP failure contributed to Guiseley woman's vitamin D death

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 14:42
Eileen Cowles, 86, died after taking her monthly dose of vitamin D tablet every day.
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Super League: Castleford Tigers v St Helens

Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:46
Team news as Castleford Tigers host St Helens in Friday's Super League fixture at Wheldon Road (19:45 GMT).
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