West Yorkshire

Crime student lied that taxi driver raped her after he refused kebab-soaked money

A student who wanted to be a police officer has been jailed after she lied that she had been raped by a taxi driver.<p>Sophie Pointon left the taxi …

Crime

Mercedes collides with parked car in Leeds

A car collided with a parked vehicle in Leeds this morning (Tuesday).<p>Police were called to Victoria Park Avenue, Bramley, at around 8.50am following …

Transportation

Yorkshire ladies make perfect start in English Women’s County Championship finals

YORKSHIRE began their quest for the English Women’s County Championship with a 9-0 thrashing of Hampshire at Felixstowe Ferry.<p>Captain Fran Dickson’s …

Sport (Australia)

Police called to Leeds shopping centre over rooftop intruders

Police were called to a shopping centre in Leeds city centre after a group of intruders were seen on top the building’s glass roof.<p>The group, which …

Leeds

She vanished after an argument with her ex-boyfriend. Police just found her body

Fresno police found the body of woman who had been missing for two days inside a parked car early Sunday in southeast Fresno. Police now believe her …

Crime

Are we facing a car loan credit crunch? Here are the facts

David Bailey, Professor of Industry at <i>Aston University</i> and Colin Chapman, Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, <i>Aston University</i><p>Sales of new cars in …

Financial Conduct Authority

Video: Leeds United boss Christiansen insists there’s no defensive injury crisis

THOMAS CHRISTIANSEN predicted that Pontus Jansson would make a quick return from injury and played down talk of a crisis at centre-back ahead of …

Soccer

School and Leeds football team unite to offer qualifications for sporty youngsters

A yorkshire secondary school is offering footballers the chance to earn two A-level equivalents in their sport after teaming up with a local football …

Education

Student found dead in Leeds with 'unexplained injuries'

Police are appealing for information after the unexplained death of a 21-year-old man following a night out with friends<p>Police are appealing for information after a 21-year-old student was found dead with unexplained injuries following a night out with friends.<p>Harry Loker, was found collapsed …

Crime

Reaction: Millwall 1 Leeds United 0 - Thomas Christiansen admits Whites were second best at The Den

Top of the table Leeds United fell to a single goal defeat on the trip to Millwall this afternoon.<p>Recap the action courtesy of Phil Hay's live blog …

Leeds

'At least' four dead in M5 crash

At least four people have died after a crash involving several vehicles, including a lorry, on the M5 motorway.<p>Avon and Somerset Police said the …

Leeds

Former Leeds United footballer Clarke Carlisle 'very unwell but safe in hospital'

Former footballer Clarke Carlisle is "very unwell but safe in hospital" his family has said.<p>The 37-year-old was found in Liverpool on Friday evening …

Leeds

No gamble for golden girl Adams in opting for Las Vegas

Nicola Adams will fulfil her dream of fighting in Las Vegas on Saturday night when she steps out on the undercard of the blockbuster world title bout …

Sport (Australia)

Bill Carmichael: Jean-Claude Juncker’s arrogance is a reminder of why we’re leaving the European Unit

THE only sane reaction to Jean-Claude Juncker’s State of the European Union address this week is to say “Thank heavens we are leaving!”<p>The one thing …

Leeds

Woman lost baby five days before her due date after being kicked in stomach

<b>A heavily pregnant woman who was just five days from her due date lost her unborn baby daughter after her drunk partner kicked her in the …

Pregnancy

We must fight for Bradford, says new regional business leader

THE new chairman of the West and North Yorkshire Chamber of Commerce has vowed to put businesses “at the forefront of key decisions” to be made in …

Leeds United Jury: Invincible-looking Whites enter the Lions’ new den full of pride

Our YEP Jury look ahead to Leeds United’s trip to Millwall.<p><b>DAVID WATKINS</b><p>We are running out of superlatives but ‘Super Leeds United’ has seldom been …

Leeds United FC

David Prutton: I’m struggling to see anyone who can arrest Leeds United’s roll

The truth about Leeds United’s rise to the top of the Championship is that it’s been in the post for a while.<p>Perhaps not back at the start of June, …

Leeds

Officer calls for Leeds to reject knife crime as teenager is locked up over stabbing

A senior detective has called on the people of Leeds to reject knife crime after a 17-year-old was locked up for stabbing a schoolboy love rival to …

Crime

Leeds United: Winger Alioski nets August Goal of the Month award

Leeds United winger Gjanni Alioski has won the Sky Bet Championship’s goal of the month award for his stunning, match-killing finish at Nottingham …

Soccer

Wetherspoon's boss launches Brexit tirade as he toasts another rise in profits

Value pub chain JD Wetherspoon has posted rising full year sales and profit, while the firm's Brexit-backing chairman took aim at EU "oligarchs" in …

Brexit

Persistent burglar committed break-ins only hours after release from police custody

A “PERSISTENT” burglar who stole cash and charity boxes to fund his drug habit has been jailed for two years.<p>Timothy Hempsey, 28, smashed his way …

Crime

Crash closes major Leeds road in both directions - delays expected

A major Leeds road has been blocked in both directions due to a crash.<p>Motorists are advised to avoid the A58 Roundhay Road in Harehills.<p>The road has …

Leeds

Harrogate, Leeds and York are big winners in Property Week living survey

Harrogate is the third-best place to live in the UK, according to a new survey.<p>Property Week's annual Hot Housing Index bumped the North Yorkshire …

Leeds

Google and Microsoft urged to add 'driving block’ to phones

Major mobile technology firms are being urged to add ‘opt out’ driving modes to their phones to reduce the number of mobile-related deaths and …

Windows Mobile

UPDATED: Morning of traffic chaos for drivers in Leeds after lorry overturns on M1

Drivers were hit by major delays this morning after a serious road crash forced the closure of a stretch of the M1 near Leeds.

Leeds

New Leeds school set to ‘transform’ city education

A new school set to “transform education” in an area of Leeds has opened its doors to its first reception class.<p>Dixons Trinity Chapeltown launched …

Education

A55 driver banned for doing 121mph at Llandegai

<b>A driver caught doing 121mph (194km) on the A55 in Gwynedd has been banned from driving for 56 days and fined £450.</b><p>Mark Ramsden, 52, from Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, admitted breaking the 70mph limit on the road at Llandegai in June.<p>A second charge of dangerous driving was dropped by the prosecution …

Yorkshire

Bike of the day: Suzuki GSX-R750

Bikes for sale<p>More power than a 600 and more agile than a 1000, this GSX-R750 is today’s bike of the day.<p><b>Seller says</b><p>Looking like a bike taken …

Yorkshire

Tory MP urges May to give Yorkshire 'fair slice of transport cake'

SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies called on Theresa May to give Yorkshire “its fair share of the transport infrastructure cake” during Prime Minister’s …

Yorkshire