West Yorkshire

Traumatised doctor called 'P*** terrorist' after 48 hours saving Manchester victims

A man yelled racist abuse at a NHS surgeon who had spent the past 48 hours working hard to save lives of those caught up in the Manchester bombing …

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A crazy number of people are still using their mobile phone at the wheel

More than 200 drivers a day were caught using their mobile phones illegally in the wake of a major crackdown on the practice.<p>Police forces in Britain …


Least congested Leeds commuter route revealed

Research has revealed the shocking amount of time Leeds drivers spend in their cars during the daily commute.<p>Car insurance firm Admiral compared …


Teaching becoming a job that is ‘just too big an ask’ but many feel trapped in profession

Teaching is fast becoming a job that is “just too big an ask” with many keen to leave to the profession, an expert has warned.


Defiant runners take to Manchester's streets

It was one of the first large-scale events to take place in the city centre after Monday's deadly terror attack.<p>Many armed police were deployed as …

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When will Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Doncaster and Yorkshire and the Humber constituencies declare results of the 2017 General Election vote?

Labour’s Ed Balls proved to be the most high-profile loser of the 2015 General Election in Yorkshire and the Humber, losing his Morley and Outwood …


Travel alert: East Coast Main Line blocked after trespassing incident

Rail passengers are being warned of delays after trespassers were spotted on the East Coast Main Line.<p>Virgin Trains East Coast said the northbound …


Conservative lead over Labour 'shrinking' as vote approaches

A clutch of new General Election polls have shown the Conservative lead over Labour shrinking as the June 8 vote approaches, including one which put …


Rain water pours into Leeds shop after roof collapses during stormy weather

Water has flooded into a shop in Leeds after part of its roof collapsed during today's stormy weather.<p>Footage shared with the <i>YEP</i> shows some of the …


Leeds Rhinos star Rob Burrow encourages children to talk about abuse

A yorkshire rugby star spoke to primary school pupils about how important it was to talk about abuse, neglect, bullying and anxiety.<p>Leeds Rhinos star …


SEE IT: Woman smashes broken bottle on victim's head in the Bronx

Cops are looking for a woman who smashed a broken bottle on the head of a woman.


Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

Heavy rain and lightning are expected to hit Yorkshire this afternoon as the Met Office issued a second warning of thunderstorms across the …


Leeds United will become a “formidable force” says new managing director Angus Kinnear

NEW managing director Angus Kinnear said Leeds United would become a “formidable force” after confirmation of his arrival from West Ham …


Travel alert: British Airways cancels all Gatwick and Heathrow flights amid 'major IT system failure'

British Airways has cancelled all flights from Gatwick and Heathrow for the rest of Saturday after a global IT crash.<p>Passengers have been told not to …


‘Leeds watch thief found £9,000 Rolex in bar’

A MAN arrested over the theft of a £9,000 Rolex watch told police he had found it in a bar, a court heard.


Where does the Environment Agency have flood alerts in place in Yorkshire?

Just one flood alert remains in place in Yorkshire after almost a dozen were issued yesterday.


Jane begins her year as Leeds’ new mayor

A LONG-serving councillor told of her pride today at the “huge honour” of becoming the new Lord Mayor of Leeds.<p>Coun Jane Dowson was confirmed as the …


Eight suspects aged between 18 and 38 now being held in Manchester bomb probe

Eight suspects aged between 18 and 38 are in custody in connection with the Manchester bombing, counter-terror detectives have revealed.


Leeds serial rapist brought to justice thanks to advances in forensic science

A serial rapist who attacked a woman in her own bed after breaking into her home has been brought to justice after 26 years.


Alt-J stay dreamy on new track Adeline

Alt-J‘s next album Relaxer is shaping up nicely. To the dreamscape of 3WW and In Cold Blood can be added Adeline – float through it below. Alt-J …


Police ‘stop sharing Manchester bomb intelligence’ after series of leaks

Police hunting the terror network behind the Manchester Arena bombing have stopped passing information to the US on the investigation as a major …


Murdered MP Jo Cox's husband tells GMB unity is the only way UK can beat terrorists

The widow of murdered MP Jo Cox made an appeal for unity in the aftermath of the Manchester Arena attack.<p>Appearing on Good Morning Britain, on …

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Cheshire police officer among dead in Manchester bombing

An off-duty police officer was among those killed by a suicide bomber at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester.<p>Cheshire Detective Constable Elaine …


Kelly Pegg: We have to stand together and not let evil people win

I’m still in absolute shock at what happened at Manchester Arena on Monday night.<p>I imagine you’re very much like me and still trying your best to …


Street food markets look to have right recipe for success in Leeds

Here’s a tasty idea for fans of good grub – a new weekly event serving up a mouthwatering array of street food is being launched in Leeds.


Jim Brooks obituary

My friend Jim Brooks, who has died aged 78, was a distinguished scientist whose life was full of surprises. Branching out from initial studies in industrial chemistry at Bradford Institute of Technology (later Bradford University), he elucidated the properties of sporopollenin, a virtually …

Horrified girl reveals how Manchester Arena bomb went off just FEET away covering her with 'skin and blood everywhere'

A horrified concertgoer has described how "skin, blood and faeces" went "everywhere" as the Manchester Arena bomb went off.<p>She says she was leaving …


Bank Holiday idea No.3: Havok Bike Park in Yorkshire

Their Freeride line has grown considerably.<p>The third in our daily series of Bank Holiday suggestions: the revamped Freeride line and the Red and …

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Troops on the streets of Yorkshire? What the 'critical' terrorist threat level means

Britain is on critical terror alert today with military troops set to bolster police forces amid fears Manchester attacker Salman Abedi did not act …


Tougher sentences for human traffickers welcomed

WEST Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has welcomed the prospect of tougher sentences for the perpetrators of human trafficking …