West Yorkshire

VIDEO: Heart-stopping moment driver-less car rolls into on-coming traffic on M1

This is the heart-stopping moment a car - with no driver - rolls into on-coming traffic on the busy M1 motorway.

Leeds

Big Mac delivered to your door... why McDonald's is trialing new home delivery service in UK

McDonald's is to roll out a long-awaited home delivery trial as UK consumers continue to embrace the rapidly expanding market.<p>The fast food giant …

Leeds

University of Leeds rated top in Yorkshire

Leeds has retained its title as the highest ranked university in Yorkshire in a new higher education league table published today.<p>The Complete …

Leeds

Major car fire and fuel spill closes West Yorkshire motorway

Motorists in West Yorkshire are facing long delays tonight after a major car fire and a fuel spill closed the motorway.<p>The M62 Eastbound was shut at …

Leeds

New children's centre 'cluster' officially opened in East Bradford

A “CLUSTER” of children’s centres, covering some of the most diverse areas of Bradford and run by a children’s charity, has officially opened.<p>The …

Bradford

Stinger device used in police investigation over Yorkshire vehicle thefts

A stinger device was used by police to stop a car as part of an investigation into group of men suspected of stealing thousands of pounds worth of …

Leeds

‘Disappointment’ over approval of housing plan near 12th century church in Leeds

Campaigners have spoken of their disappointment after councillors approved plans for a housing development near a historic church in Leeds.<p>Despite …

Leeds

Virgin Trains East Coast strike suspended

A planned strike affecting trains between Leeds, Wakefield and London this weekend has been called off.

Leeds

Bradford watermelons were so juicy and delicious, people literally used to die for them

Today, a Bradford heir is resurrecting the fruit and using the proceeds to fund the drilling of fresh water wells around the world.<p>Once upon a time, …

Bradford

General Election 2017: Wakefield voters divided

Wakefield

Watch 'crazy' dashcam footage of FOUR dangerous drivers within minutes

FOUR “crazy” motorists were caught on camera driving on pavements and going through a red traffic light in a matter of minutes in Bradford.<p>Another …

Bradford

Leeds school locked down while armed police make drugs raid arrests

Armed police swooped on an address in Morley this afternoon as part of a National Crime Agency operation.<p>An NCA spokesman said: “West Yorkshire …

Leeds

‘Regionalised licences would cost millions’

Introducing regional flags and symbols on UK driving licences and licence plates after Brexit would face “significant” practical problems, a …

Leeds

Bradford mum arrested for leaving two young children home alone

A MOTHER has been arrested after leaving two children home alone.<p>The children, both aged under four, have been taken into police protection.<p>A police …

Bradford

Jon Vogler obituary

My father, Jon Vogler, who has died aged 77, used his skills as an engineer to set up the UK’s first large-scale recycling system. In 1974, when recycling at home was virtually unknown in Britain, Jon designed a household scheme in West Yorkshire for Oxfam called Wastesaver.<p>His innovative “dumpy” …

Budgeting

WATCH: Four iconic trains travel side-by-side through Yorkshire to celebrate the East Coast Main Line

Four trains from different eras travelled in parallel along the East Coast Main Line this morning.<p>They took up the four tracks at Tollerton junction …

Leeds

BBC News

The optimistic part of me is saying every side in the play offs can still mess up. They're not, but Leeds could still go above Reading on goal difference if Reading lose their next two and Leeds get six points. It'd have to be crazy, but it's not out the question.<p>Leeds are done if they don't win …

Leeds

Judge wants dossier of evidence on Bradford's danger driving problem

THE Recorder of Bradford has asked for a dossier to be compiled to show appeals court judges in London evidence of Bradford’s problem with dangerous …

Bradford

Community worker to tackle threat of radicalisation in Bradford

A NEW officer has been appointed in Bradford to look out for and raise awareness around radicalisation.<p>Mohamad Shokat has been appointed as the …

Bradford

Warrington come from behind against Wakefield to secure fourth straight win

A try two minutes from time from winger Tom Lineham gave Warrington a dramatic 22-20 Betfred Super League victory over Wakefield to stretch their …

Wakefield

Jury acquits Dallas cop who was fired after running over biker during chase | Crime

<i>Updated at 2 p.m. with not guilty verdict.</i><p>Jurors on Friday acquitted a Dallas police officer accused of driving dangerously when he struck a fleeing …

Bradford

Senior councillor blasts new £29m Cycle Superhighway and calls for cycle paths 'fit for 21st century'

A SENIOR councillor and keen cyclist has criticised the state of the new Cycle Superhighway linking Leeds with Bradford and Shipley.<p>Kirklees …

Leeds

Fundraising appeal starts for UK's first women-led mosque

A CROWDFUNDING campaign has been set up to help raise the £500,000 needed to secure a site in Bradford for the country’s first women-led mosque.<p>The …

Bradford

REVEALED: The 10 rudest place names in Leeds Yorkshire

Ever been to Swallow Mount? Perhaps you've ended up in Cockburn Way, through no fault of your own.<p>Leeds has lots to offer residents and tourists …

Leeds

Hospice wedding for great-grandmother with terminal cancer

A great-grandmother with terminal cancer has tied the know with her partner of 21 years in a ceremony at a hospice in Leeds.<p>Sandra, 74, and Billy …

Leeds

Secondary schools twice as likely to be rated under-performing by Ofsted, study finds

Secondary schools are almost twice as likely to be under-performing than primaries, according to new research.<p>More than one in four secondaries, 904 in total, could be considered to be performing below expectations, compared with just one in seven primary schools.<p>The research, published today by …

Education

Man killed in serious collision in North Yorkshire Dales is named by police

Police have named a man who died in a serious collision near a North Yorkshire Dales visitor attraction earlier this month.<p>The 74-year-old man was …

Leeds

Phillip Leeds Details Photographing Jay Z and Pharrell, and His New Book 'Big Shots!'

When Phillip Leeds, photographer and former tour manager of N.E.R.D, was young he was obsessed with his father’s Nikon F camera. “I wanted a Nikon …

Leeds

Liverpool join race for Leeds star

Jansson joined Leeds last summer on a season-long loan and signed for the Championship side permanently in February in a £3.5million deal.<p>The …

Leeds

New Leeds virtual reality experience is ‘industry game changer’

A new virtual reality (VR) experience thought to be the first of its kind in the country will be unveiled in Leeds this weekend.<p>Tick Tock Unlock, a …

Leeds