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Double mastectomy 'can reduce death risk for women with breast cancer gene'

Taking the drastic step of having a double mastectomy reduces the risk of premature death in healthy women carrying a breast cancer gene, research has shown. For women with the mutant BRCA1 gene, removal of both breasts also lowered their risk of...

17 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Hebden Bridge man sees deadly RAF Valley Red Arrow crash aftermath

A man from Hebden Bridge has spoken about witnessing the moments after a Red Arrow jet crashed at a fighter pilot training ground in north Wales. An RAF engineer died and the pilot of the Hawk fast jet survived the accident at RAF Valley on Anglesey...

today, 22:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police issue warning to cat owners after pet shot in Leeds suburb

Police have issued a warning to cat owners after at least one pet was shot with an air rifle in a Leeds suburb. Officers in Leeds Outer East neighbourhood team have urged pet owners to be vigilant after the incident was reported. -> West Yorkshire...

today, 21:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds's Thorpe Primary School pupils explore identity through art

An innovative arts project co-curated by an arts and social change charity invited artists from across Leeds to work with pupils at a city primary school. ‘I Am’ was set up by Space2 to help the children at Thorpe Primary School explore their own...

today, 21:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Is Leeds set for snow this Easter? Forecasts suggest 'Beast from the East' could return

Had enough of the snow and ice? You might be out of luck, as more snow is forecast for Leeds and Yorkshire this Easter. Experts are warning that Leeds could face yet more snow, as the Beast from the East part three could make an appearance in time for...

today, 18:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man suffered 'vicious attack' on Duncan Street in Leeds

Police have released pictures after a man suffered a serious head injury in a "vicious assault" in Leeds. Officer today appealed for information about the people pictured after the offending on of Sunday, February 25 on Duncan Street near to...

today, 18:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Michael Gove admits Britain’s inability to take back control of fisheries on Brexit day is disappointing

Michael Gove has admitted he is disappointed with Britain’s inability to take back control of its fishing waters on Brexit day amid a backlash from Tory and Yorkshire MPs. The Environment Secretary and Brexit campaigner said the UK pressed Brussels...

today, 18:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

The M62: Love it or hate, here’s why everybody should be thankful for it

The M62, or the ‘Mountains Motorway’ as it is sometimes referred to, is the 107 mile stretch of motorway which connects Liverpool to Hull via Manchester and Leeds. Many people will have driven over this stretch of motorway, and hundreds of commuters...

today, 17:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds mum and daughter’s joy as carpool karaoke-style video goes viral

A Leeds mum has told of her joy after a carpool karaoke-style video starring herself and daughter Connie-Rose Seabourne has gone viral online with over a million views. Julie Britton and her adorable four-year-old daughter, who has Down Syndrome, took...

today, 17:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds pensioner taken to hospital after masked robbers burst into house in Roundhay

A pensioner has been taken to hospital after a group of masked men, possibly armed with a knife, force their way into a house in Leeds. Police received a report of a robbery at the house in Norton Road, Roundhay, at 2.41pm today. Read more: Police and...

today, 16:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

CCTV appeal after theft at Lloyds pharmacy in Harrogate

Police have issued a CCTV image after £280 worth of items were stolen from a pharmacy in Harrogate. Officers today said the offending took place at Lloyds on Kings Road on Saturday. The woman pictured was seen going in to the pharmacy at around...

today, 16:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police and paramedics called to home in Roundhay after four masked robbers force entry

Police and paramedics have been called to a house in Leeds after four masked men forced their way inside. A West Yorkshire Police spokesman said a robbery had been reported in Norton Road, Roundhay, at 2.40pm this afternoon. Also in crime: Caught on...

today, 16:02 in Yorkshire & Humber

The Leeds inventions that might surprise you

IN PICTURES: THE LEEDS INVENTIONS THAT MIGHT SURPRISE YOU Leeds has had a big impact on the world, particularly when it comes to inventions. Several well-known devices and products were first made in Leeds, or created by Loiners. Here are just a few...

today, 15:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

Stephanie Smith: York named best place to live, but lists don’t tell the whole story

What makes a city or a town a great place to live? Architecture, history, setting? Career prospects and connectivity? Schools and seats of learning? Restaurants, nightlife, culture, community spirit, a lack of litter, the floral displays? Whatever it...

today, 15:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dog walkers may have witnessed burglary and theft of Audi in Dalton

Police in Huddersfield are trying to trace two people who have witnessed a burglary while they were out walking a dog in the early hours. The break-in happened on Long Lane in the Dalton area at 1.15am this morning. Also in crime: Police need our help...

today, 14:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

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