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Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena.
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Enjoying the sunny weather

Yorkshire to enjoy highest temperatures since last September

Yorkshire should be able to bask in the hottest temperatures since September when a wave of warm air moves across the country in the coming days, forecasters have predicted.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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The four killed on the A6201 between Upton and Hemsworth near Pontefract in a quad bike accident.

Twelve jailed over quad-bike horror deaths

A man who was driving at 140mph in a 60 zone when he collided with a quad bike, killing four people, has been jailed along with 12 others.

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Viki Thompson (right) with boyfriend Robert Steele

VIDEO: Transgender woman found dead at Leeds Prison was "let down" by authorities

A TRANSGENDER woman who was found dead at  Leeds Prison in Armley was failed by a range of services as well as her family, an inquest jury ruled.
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Changes to West Yorkshire bus services this weekend

Changes to West Yorkshire bus services this weekend

West Yorkshire Combined Authority is reminding public transport users that there are timetable changes affecting local bus services this weekend, Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 May.

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

Labour's plans to increase education spending and stop hospital closures have found favour among voters in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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Outgoing mayor pays tribute to people of Morley

Outgoing mayor pays tribute to people of Morley

The outgoing Mayor of Morley, councillor Bob Gettings, has paid tribute to the people of the town after his year in the post.

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West Yorkshire Police and the National Crime Agency are investigating the case.

Three charged after drugs bust in Leeds

Three people have been charged after a drugs raid in Morley.
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M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

M&S ‘cock-up’ with National Vegetarian Week recipe - which contains chicken

Marks and Spencer has upset thousands of its veggie customers by celebrating National Vegetarian Week with a link to recipes - including CHICKEN.

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Argos. Picture: Press Association.

Argos: Strike won’t hit deliveries

Retail giant Argos has said deliveries will not be affected by a strike by up to 1,400 of its warehouse staff.

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

Labour’s election manifesto launch was overshadowed by fresh questions over how it would pay for a string ambitious promises costing billions of pounds.

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Photo: West Yorkshire Police

Police seize suspected stolen vehicle from travellers' site in Castleford park

A SUSPECTED stolen vehicle was seized by police during an operation at a travellers' site in Castleford today.

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Boar Lane, Leeds city centre, at the junction with Albion Street. Picture: Google.

Police seek man dressed as 'giant penis' after Leeds attack

Officers are trying to trace a group of men - including one dressed in an outfit resembling a "giant penis" - after a serious assault in Leeds city centre.

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TV news coverage of the 2017 election isn’t giving you the full picture – especially about Jeremy Corbyn

TV news coverage of the 2017 election isn’t giving you the full picture – especially about Jeremy Corbyn

Vox pops made up over one-third of all election news sources on the UK’s nightly television bulletins in the first week of the 2017 election campaign, our study has found. While politicians made up the majority of appearances, 36.4% of sources were members of the public expressing their views about the election.

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DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

DVSA issue vehicle recall warning - is yours on the list?

The DVSA have issued a list of vehicles that are currently wanted for recall for safety reasons as part of the DVSA safety recall scheme.

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Former West Yorkshire Chief Constable Mark Gilmore.

Ex-West Yorkshire Chief Constable sues crime commissioner over secret conduct report

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable is taking legal action against the county’s crime commissioner over his handling of a secret report into his conduct, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

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Morley Market. (09070929)

WIN: Chance to win a £250 shopping spree

The Morley Observer is offering readers a spring treat with the chance to scoop a free shopping spree.

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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how Kirklees vapers will be affected

New tobacco laws affecting Kirklees vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

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