West Yorkshire

Mum spots ghost crouching over pram weeks after suffering miscarriage

<b>A grieving mum has claimed she was a haunted by a ghost just two weeks after suffering a miscarriage.</b><p>However, Francesca Riley says the spectre took …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


Shotgun fired in 'targeted attack' in Bradford

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


Post-Match - Shoji/Gottsu-Schuman/Wakefield - Sydney

Referees<p>Linley Scholes<p>NationalityAustraliaBirth Date1/2/1955Birth PlaceLevin New ZealandBeach International Referee Nominated-2147483648<p>Jonathan …

Beach Volleyball

Planned school for children with additional needs described as 'fantastic facility' for Bradford

A NEW school in Bradford for children with social, emotional and mental health needs could have facilities like a garden centre, forest school and …


Wolves 4 Leeds United 1: Alioski and Saiz lead Whites charge but lessons learned at Molineux - Player Ratings

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 …


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 …


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, …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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 …


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.


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.


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 …


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.


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 …


Mum with terminal cancer believes juicing fruit helped her survive long enough to be at her daughter’s wedding

A mum-of-three given months to live after being diagnosed with terminal cancer says she used organic juices to shrink her tumours so she could …


Lost in the language of lingerie

Marnie at the ENO | Kezia Dugdale on I’m a Celebrity | Cornwall’s Conservative MPs | Milky coffee | Lingerie<p>I was at the dress rehearsal of Marnie at the ENO which was received rapturously by the audience. What a pity that Tim Ashley’s review has such a dismissive heading (A psychological thriller …

Scottish Politics

Watch gun gang blast victim with sawn-off shotgun outside busy nightclub

The three armed thugs also used a knife and a machete as they launched their horror attack.<p>This shocking footage shows the moment a gang launched a …


UK weather: Severe warnings issued as MONTH of rain to fall in hours - will it hit your area?

Severe weather warnings have been issued and travel disruption is likely as the UK braces for torrential rain, fierce winds and snow over 24 hours.<p>A …


Firefighters defend home following Port Wakefield Rd grass fire