MP in threat to strip Northern Rail of franchise over new fines policy

An MP has warned Northern Rail he will do “everything in my power” to strip the company of it its franchise if its new policy of fining passengers …

West Yorkshire

Player Ratings: How Leeds United performed in 4-1 defeat against leaders Wolves

LEEDS UNITED fell to a 4-1 defeat at Championship leaders Wolves after playing the final 30 minutes with ten men after Ronaldo Vieira was shown a …


Police issue statement after man dies in fall from high-rise tower block in Leeds

Police have issued a statement after the death of a man who fell from a high-rise tower block in Leeds today.<p>An air ambulance, a road ambulance, two …

West Yorkshire Police

Mum blasts B&M over store's Christmas letter which breaks the 'unwritten Santa Code'

B&M has apologised after a furious mum accused the store of almost ruining Christmas for her children with one of its products.<p>Emma Mander, 34, took …

West Yorkshire

South Leeds Conservative club bar manager stole £55,000 of takings

A Conservative club bar manager stole more than £55,000 of takings which he gave away to members of his family, a court heard.

West Yorkshire

Shotgun fired in 'targeted attack' in Bradford

A shotgun was fired during a "targeted" offence in Bradford this morning, police have said.

West Yorkshire

Black Friday: What to look out for on the High Street and online

As the final countdown to Black Friday 2017 begins, Stephanie Smith goes in search of the best deals in town.<p>First rule of Black Friday bargain …


Facebook told to introduce 'contracts for parents' after murder of Leeds teacher Ann Maguire

A coroner has demanded Facebook introduce contracts to make parents responsible for their children's messaging in the wake of Leeds' school teacher …

West Yorkshire

Urgent appeal over disappearance of mother-of-two in Harrogate

Officers have issued an urgent appeal over a mum who is missing in Harrogate.<p>Leeann Waldron, 25, was last seen in her car in Harrogate town centre, …

West Yorkshire

See plans for first crematorium in Leeds for 60 years

A new crematorium could be built in Leeds for the first time in nearly 60 years to deal with a rising population and bereaved families going through …

West Yorkshire

Budget 2017 higher tax announced on diesel cars: How much more will you pay?

A rise in tax on diesel cars has been announced by Chancellor Philip Hammond in today's Budget 2017.<p>The change means those who own a diesel car older …

West Yorkshire

Leeds United Under-23s 'friendly' abandoned after violent brawl at Rhyl

Leeds United’s Under-23s walked out of a game at non-league Rhyl last night after a violent second-half brawl.<p>A fight towards the end of a goalless …

Leeds United FC

The Dreamboys are heading to Leeds

The Dreamboys are back and hotter than ever with a brand new show and UK Tour for 2018.<p>The boys will be landing at The 02 Academy in Leeds on …

West Yorkshire

Weetwood Lane in Leeds shut for 'five weeks' for 'emergency' repairs

A Leeds road has closed for potentially five weeks while emergency repairs are made to a collapsed sewer.<p>Part of Weetwood Lane, between Oxley Hall …

West Yorkshire

Cone you believe this?

A man has been caught on camera wearing an odd choice of head gear in Scarborough.<p>CSI Mike Crockford posted on Twitter the video of a man on Ramshill …

West Yorkshire

Share your memories of Otley’s Easter cross

A special anniversary booklet is being compiled to celebrate 50 years of the Easter cross at Otley Chevin.

West Yorkshire

Council payments to Leeds charities falls by 10pc

The amount of money Leeds City Council pays to the third sector in Leeds has fallen by nearly ten per cent over the past eight years.

West Yorkshire

The simple trick to free up LOADS of iPhone space - without deleting anything

Trying to free up space on your iPhone is one of the most frustrating battles but we may finally have a solution for you.


How safe are the roads near you? New index reveals country’s most dangerous routes

A new online resource has been launched to let motorists check the safety record of roads in their area.<p>The interactive Road Crash Index has been …

West Yorkshire

Leeds agency Blueclaw holds the key to unlocking SEO opportunities

Leeds digital marketing agency Blueclaw has released a complete revamp of its MarketScout SEO tool.

West Yorkshire

International rugby league to return to Leeds, Hull and Liverpool in 2018

England’s Test series against New Zealand in 2018 will be played along the M62 corridor.

Rugby Union

Symphony anthems will return to Leeds’s Millennium Square

A rare blend of dance anthems and a live orchestra will return to Leeds for a second spectacular show, it has been announced.<p>The Symphonic Sounds of …

West Yorkshire

People in Yorkshire are getting away with stealing a LOT from self-scan check-outs

People in Yorkshire are getting away with stealing a lot of items from supermarket self-scan checkouts, according to a survey.<p>The study, by Voucher …

West Midlands

New plans revealed for abandoned Leeds city centre hotel site

A major city centre development that came to an abrupt halt two years ago is set to get off the ground again.

West Yorkshire

Crash death tragedy of Leeds man, 20, who ‘lived for his motorbike’

A TRAINEE gardener who “lived for his motorbike” died after losing control of his machine in Otley, a inquest heard.

West Yorkshire

Ambulances line up outside M&S in Leeds

A number of ambulances have lined up outside M&S in Leeds city centre this afternoon after a man is understood to have been taken ill.<p>Police said …

West Yorkshire

Reports of fire after lorry's engine fails on major road near Leeds

A lorry broke down on a major road near Leeds after its engine failed.<p>Firefighters were called to reports that the vehicle was on fire at around …

West Yorkshire

That’s a cool idea! Leeds jewellery business marks 40th anniversary in snowy style

A Leeds business celebrated its 40th anniversary by turning part of a busy city street into a scene from a winter wonderland.

West Yorkshire

Unsafe convictions discovered as almost 2,000 criminal cases in Yorkshire affected by forensics scandal

Almost 2,000 criminal cases across Yorkshire have been affected by a major forensics ‘data tampering’ scandal - with the handful of samples reviewed …


Jealous boyfriend attacked girlfriend with pint glass in pub beer garden - Leeds Crown Court

A jealous boyfriend threw a glass in his girlfriend's face after he became angry when she spoke to another man in a pub beer garden.