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Revealed: How CCTV trawl helped police stop dangerous Leeds sex attacker

A Leeds detective has told how a dangerous sexual predator who targeted two women in separate street attacks was brought to justice after police trawled through hours of CCTV footage. Jamie Sharlotte was given an extended prison term of 12 years after a

11 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Figures reveal average incomes in region

EFFORTS to close the North-South divide have yet to feed through to household incomes according to new figures. The average Yorkshire disposable income in 2015 was £16,267 compared to £21,808 in the South East and £25,293 in London. The official statisti

today, 02:07 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

YP Comment: Standing up to the forces of evil. Soldiers in a show of strength

WHAT turned a British citizen, born and bred here, into a jihadist who was prepared to blow himself up – and innocent young people leaving a pop concert – in his home city? Answering this question is now fundamental to the police and security operation t

today, 00:18 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Patrick Mercer: Terrorism – we must protect those who protect us

AVOIDABLE? Unexpected? Culpable? No, there was nothing that should surprise us about what happened in Manchester on Monday night. All we can do is thank God that it wasn’t worse, brace ourselves for the next attack and learn lessons from this incident. A

today, 00:18 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Drinking coffee may have protective effect against liver cancer, study suggests

Increasing coffee consumption may help to stave off liver cancer, a new study suggests. Researchers have found that people who drink more coffee are less likely to develop hepatocellular cancer (HCC), the most common form of primary liver cancer. Even de

today, 00:18 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Call for Leeds rail passengers to help protect vulnerable children

Passengers and staff at Leeds City Station are being called upon to help identify and protect vulnerable children on the rail network. The plea was made today by the charity Railway Children and British Transport Police (BTP) as they mark National Missin

today, 00:18 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Man charged with possessing offensive weapon at vigil for Manchester victims

A man has been charged with possessing an offensive weapon after police made an arrest at a vigil for the victims of the Manchester Arena attack. Julian Blake, 39, has also been charged with resisting or obstructing a constable in the execution of his du

yesterday, 20:00 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Headteacher of struggling school to step down this week

A new leadership team has been brought in at a struggling Scarborough school following the sudden retirement of its headteacher. Helen McEvoy, 57, announced she will be stepping down from her post at Graham School at the end of this week so its new bosse

yesterday, 18:31 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Minute’s silence to be held for Manchester attack victims on Thursday morning

A minute’s silence will be observed at 11am on Thursday in remembrance of all those who lost their lives in the Manchester concert bombing. The silence will also mark the nation’s solidarity with those who were injured in the blast as well as others affe

yesterday, 17:54 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Blackfriar: M&S has become a jack of all trades and master of none

Marks & Spencer has struggled for years to turnaround the fortunes of its underperforming clothing range. Back in the 1980s and 1990s, M&S’s proposition was clear - functional, quality clothing at decent prices and a nod to catwalk fashion...

yesterday, 17:31 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Consumers ‘could face higher costs’ if no deal on cargo customs post-Brexit

The cost of industrial and consumer goods could rise if the free movement of cargo in and out of Britain’s ports is withdrawn post-Brexit, it has been warned. Shipping, port and ferry operators are concerned that increased checks on cargo by HMRC officia

yesterday, 16:24 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Leeds man charged with false imprisonment

A MAN has been charged with  two counts false imprisonment following an incident at a house in Leeds at the weekend. Aaron Thompson, 20, has been charged with a total of eleven offences, including two counts of false imprisonment, affray and assault foll

yesterday, 16:10 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Attempted burglary at Huddersfield home of man in his 90s

Police are appealing for information after an attempted burglary at the home of a man in his 90s. Officers were called on Monday to New Hey Road, Salendine Nook, Huddersfield after an elderly victim was approached by two men between 2pm and 3pm.  A West

yesterday, 15:34 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Police: Off-duty officer among Manchester Arena attack victims

Greater Manchester Chief Constable Ian Hopkins has confirmed that one of the victims of the Manchester Arena attack was a serving police officer. There are no military personnel patrolling the streets of Manchester and there are no plans for them to do s

yesterday, 15:34 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

14-year-old Leeds girl named as latest victim of Manchester terror attack

A 14-year-old girl from Leeds has been confirmed as a victim of the Manchester terror attack. The girl, named locally as Sorrel Leczkowski, was a pupil at Allerton High in Leeds and is from Adel in Leeds. Both her mum Samantha and her grandmother were wi

yesterday, 15:15 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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