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Wakefield, Grimsby, Plymouth win share of £20m culture fund

16 hours 42 min ago
Five areas in England will benefit from a new Cultural Development Fund to boost local culture.
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Huddersfield: Sporting director Olaf Rebbe follows David Wagner out

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 21:07
Sporting director Olaf Rebbe leaves Huddersfield, three days after manager David Wagner's departure.
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Jermaine Anderson: Bradford City sign Peterborough midfielder

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 17:06
Bradford City sign Peterborough midfielder Jermaine Anderson on a deal until the end of the season.
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Malcolm Lockwood: Rapist and kidnapper jailed for 14 years

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:55
Malcolm Lockwood subjected his victim to a "prolonged and terrifying" attack, prosecutors said.
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Hand transplant mum's first wish is to hold son's hand

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:53
Quadruple amputee Corinne Hutton is clear on the first milestone she wants to reach with her two new hands.
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Elland ballet teacher, 81, passes exam

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:27
Barbara Peters, 81 has just completed her grade 8 ballet exam despite being an experienced dancer.
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Leeds United: Marcelo Bielsa's rival managers have their say on 'spygate'

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 16:18
Fellow managers have their say on "spygate" and Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa's hour-long tactical presentation to the media.
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Man pleads not guilty to Poppy Devey-Waterhouse murder

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 15:59
Joe Atkinson, 25, pleads not guilty to the murder of Poppy Devey-Waterhouse in a flat in Leeds.
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Marcelo Bielsa's PowerPoint presentation: What did we learn from Leeds United head coach?

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:46
Described as a "coaching masterclass", what exactly did we learn from Leeds head coach Marcelo Bielsa's PowerPoint presentation?
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'Lack of awareness' around forced marriage law

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 13:29
Five years on from forced marriage being made illegal, a charity says many remain unaware of the law.
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Bradford litter fines: 3GS drops 'unprofitable' contract

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 12:49
Bradford council employees will take over the patrols from the departing private company 3GS.
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Kiko Casilla: Leeds United sign Real Madrid goalkeeper on free transfer

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 10:50
Championship leaders Leeds United sign Real Madrid goalkeeper Kiko Casilla on a contract until 2023.
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New dictionary records 4,000 Yorkshire dialect words

Thu, 01/17/2019 - 08:07
The words date from 1100 to 1800 and came from diaries, letters, court records and early tax rolls.
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Super League: Clubs considering extending marquee rule

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 22:03
Super League clubs are considering plans to extend the use of the marquee player rule, according to chief executive Robert Elstone.
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Leeds: Marcelo Bielsa says he watches all opponents train

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 18:32
Leeds boss Marcelo Bielsa says he has sent a member of staff to watch every team the Whites have played this season train.
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Eileen Taylor 'proud' to be first black Lord Mayor of Leeds

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 15:58
Eileen Taylor's father came to England as part of the Windrush generation in the early 1960s.
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Poppy Devey Waterhouse: Inquest opens into flat death

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 12:27
Poppy Devey Waterhouse, 24, died in December, with a 25-year-old man charged with murder.
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Nicola Adams v Arely Mucino: WBO world flyweight bout tops bill featuring Daniel Dubois

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 11:58
Nicola Adams will fight for a world title for the first time when she faces Arely Mucino at the Royal Albert Hall.
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Woman arrested in Rebecca Hall cold case murder inquiry

Wed, 01/16/2019 - 10:21
Rebecca Hall disappeared in 2001 and her body was found almost two weeks later in an alleyway.
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Leeds United v Derby County 'spy' row: EFL investigates Whites over incident

Tue, 01/15/2019 - 15:27
The English Football League is formally investigating Leeds United after the Whites spied on a Derby training session.
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