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Investigation underway after football fan assaulted by group of men on train between Leeds and London

Transport police have launched an investigation after a football fan was assaulted on a train between Leeds and London. The Manchester City fan was confronted by a group of men while travelling on the train between Leeds railway station and London Kings

24 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Teenager due in court over Twitter threats to singer ahead of South Yorkshire gig

A teenage boy is due in court over Twitter threats to a singer ahead of a gig in South Yorkshire. The 15-year-old, from West Yorkshire, is alleged to have threatened an America singer on social media over the weekend. An investigation was launched by Sou

24 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Man seriously injured after falling through roof

A man has suffered serious injuries after falling through the roof of a building in Garforth. The incident happened just before 7pm on Saturday evening, and a huge emergency service response was sent to the scene at Ninelands Lane, near the skate park. A

48 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

ELECTION 2017: Voters with learning disabilities are being excluded from this election

There are more than 1m people with learning disabilities in the UK and the number is expected to increase. These are people who face exclusion from society more than ever – particularly when it comes to voting. Not enough is done to enable their particip

today, 10:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

A64 closed in Leeds after collision

Part of York Road in Leeds is closed this morning after a crash. The outbound carriageway is shut between Ivy Street and Lupton Avenue in the Harehills area. Buses are diverting via Harehills Lane and drivers have been warned of long delays.

today, 10:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Election 2017: May and Corbyn put on the spot in live TV grilling

Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn have been forced to defend their records as they faced a live TV grilling from a studio audience and presenter Jeremy Paxman. The Prime Minister came under fire for cuts to public services and her plans for social care, whil

today, 09:21 in Yorkshire & Humber

Ryanair pledges to keep cutting fares as it posts rise in profits

Low cost carrier Ryanair pledged to continue cutting fares as it posted a 6% rise in annual profits despite intense competition and the Brexit vote. Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary said the Irish airline faced “difficult” trading as the group pos

today, 08:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Jailed: Leeds heroin dealer who bought narrowboat called ‘Long Time’

A drug dealer who bought a narrowboat called ‘Long Time’ from the proceeds of heroin dealing been jailed for six years. Leeds couple Jason Ward and wife Nicola lived a life of luxury after making thousands of pounds supplying heroin to vulnerable addicts

today, 08:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Station reopens one week on from Manchester terror attack

Manchester Victoria railway station has reopened to services more than a week after a suicide attack at the Manchester Arena. The station, which is attached to the Manchester Arena where Salman Abedi wrought death and destruction on the city, was shut to

today, 07:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Paedophile caught in online sting took condoms for meeting with ‘schoolgirl’

A sex offender was caught in an online sting by a vigilante group posing a schoolgirl. John Boughton drove from his home in Leeds to Newcastle believing he was going to meet a 13-year-old girl. A court heard that Boughton was instead met by two men who h

today, 07:00 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police confirm Bradford raids are not terror related

Police have reassured the public that an organised raid in Bradford this afternoon was not terror related. Officers are still at the scene in Oak Lane, in the Manningham area of the city, where two search warrants have been executed in the area that are

yesterday, 20:46 in Yorkshire & Humber

Conservative candidate stuns Batley voters with shooting joke

The Conservative candidate contesting murdered MP Jo Cox's former seat in Batley has sparked outrage for telling a hustings "We've not yet shot anybody so that's wonderful." Ann Myatt has apologised for her "ill-judged" comments...

yesterday, 19:34 in Yorkshire & Humber

Heart attack victims ‘may not benefit from beta blockers’

A study by researchers at the University of Leeds has found many patients given beta blockers after a heart attack may not actually benefit from being on the drug. UK medical guidelines recommend all people who have had a heart attack should be put on be

yesterday, 19:19 in Yorkshire & Humber

Funeral of young Leeds rugby player to be held locally

The funeral of a Leeds rugby player who died suddenly at the age of just 25 is to be held in the city. Roundhegians RUFC player Gareth Puttock passed away in his sleep earlier this month, shortly before he was due to be named the Roundhay-based side's Cl

yesterday, 14:33 in Yorkshire & Humber

Least congested Leeds commuter route revealed

Research has revealed the shocking amount of time Leeds drivers spend in their cars during the daily commute. Car insurance firm Admiral compared drive times into some of the UK's largest cities at 9am on a Monday - peak commuter time - with the same tim

yesterday, 13:43 in Yorkshire & Humber

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