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Police called to Leeds house fire caused by cannabis being grown inside

Police have warned cannabis growers of the dangers of cultivating the drugs inside their home after a house fire in Bramley. A fire broke out in a property this morning that had been caused by cannabis-growing equipment overloading the electricity...

today, 12:53 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds pub regulars soak in bath full of custard for cystic fibrosis unit

A long soak in the bath can work wonders after a long day but regulars at a Leeds pub hoped that spending five hours bathing in a rather novel way would have a more profound impact. Amanda Homer, 49, and Chris Packer, 51, spent all of Saturday...

today, 11:40 in Yorkshire & Humber

Here's why part of the M62 near Leeds will be closed next week

Part of the M62 will be shut overnight this week for ongoing maintenance work. The works are part of an improvement scheme affecting the motorway's junction with the M621. Photos show damage to Lamborghini supercar after crash in Bradford On Wednesday...

today, 11:27 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dramatic photo shows damage to Lamborghini supercar after crash in West Yorkshire

This is the damage caused to a supercar after a crash in Bradford caused by 'ambitious' driving. The car is thought to be a Lamborghini Aventador SV Coupe - a model which is described as a super-powerful, 'track-ready' version of the classic...

today, 10:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds West Indian Carnival 2018: Focus should be on heritage and families celebrating says co-founder Athur...

Record crowds turned out for the 50th anniversary of Leeds West Indian Carnival last year as its largest ever procession brought colourful costumes, dance and music to the streets of Chapeltown. Those watching spoke about what it meant to their...

today, 09:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Speed cameras in Leeds from August 20

Here are mobile speed camera locations in Leeds from Monday, August 20. A58 Easterley Road, Leeds: Between Oakwood Lane Roundabout and Boggart Hill Drive. Dewsbury Road, Woodkirk: Between Quarry Lane & Lowry Road. Broad Lane, Sandford: Between...

today, 08:12 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man stabbed 'multiple times' in neck and back in Leeds says bouncer who helped treat victim

A bouncer who rushed to help treat a stabbing victim in Leeds in the early hours of Saturday morning has described the shocking incident as he saw it unfold. The bridge on Bridge End and the road at the junction with Call Lane and Swinegate, opposite...

yesterday, 14:45 in Yorkshire & Humber

LIVE BLOG: Leeds United v Rotherham United - Bielsa selects same team that started at Derby

ALL the pre-match build up, team news and analysis followed by live match updates as the Whites take on the Millers. Please refresh the page for the latest updates.

yesterday, 14:25 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds police chase leads to three arrests after van fails to stop for officers

Police chased down three men who fled on foot after a van failed to stop for officers in Leeds. The incident happened when neighbourhood police officers on patrol in Armley spotted a van driving around Town Street. -> Police cordon near Stone Roses...

yesterday, 13:48 in Yorkshire & Humber

City centre safety concerns over second Leeds stabbing in a week

City centre workers have voiced safety concerns following the second stabbing this month in a busy Leeds night spot. A male, believed to be 21-years-old, was taken to hospital with serious injuries overnight after being stabbed in the Bridge End area...

yesterday, 13:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Man stabbed by fellow worshipper in Mosque in Manchester

An 80-year-old man was seriously injured after being stabbed in a mosque in Manchester. A man in his 20s, who was understood to be a fellow worshipper, was arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm after the incident on Friday. Officers were...

yesterday, 12:07 in Yorkshire & Humber

Leeds bridge closed and cars & buses diverted after stabbing in city centre

Buses are being diverted and a main road is closed after a man was stabbed in Leeds city centre. Police have closed and cordoned off part of a Leeds city centre road after a man was stabbed. -> Police cordon road near Stone Roses bar after city...

yesterday, 10:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police break through gate and front door in multiple Leeds drug raids

Police raided several properties in Leeds for drugs this morning after tip offs from the public. Police in Bramley broke through a metal gate with specialist entry officers to get access to a property to search it under the Misuse of Drugs Act. ->...

yesterday, 10:55 in Yorkshire & Humber

Police cordon road and two arrested after man stabbed in Leeds city centre

Police have closed and cordoned off part of a Leeds city centre road after a man was stabbed. Detectives are investigating following reports of a stabbing on Lower Briggate in Leeds. -> Leeds human trafficking gang found guilty of exploitation...

yesterday, 08:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Exclusive: Asylum seeker system in Yorkshire at risk of "catastrophic failure", region's leaders warn Sajid...

Town hall leaders in Yorkshire are considering pulling out of the scheme that homes more than 5,000 asylum seekers around the region after criticising the “mounting chaos” surrounding the project. A letter signed by 14 council leaders to Home...

yesterday, 05:50 in Yorkshire & Humber

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