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Coroner refuses to question Greek court verdict over woman’s death abroad

A coroner has refused to question a Greek court’s verdict over the cause of death of a young Castleford woman on a holiday island.

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Rubbish dumped on Hessle Common.

Featherstone man fined over £1,200 for fly-tipping in Wakefield

A man who fly-tipped bags of rubbish at Hessle Common in Wakefield has been ordered to pay £1,210 in fines and court costs.

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Police keep watch of the Leeds fans by the Billy Bremner statue outside Elland Road. Picture by Tony Johnson

More ‘spotters’ at West Yorkshire football grounds to tackle high cost of policing

Extra ‘spotters’ are being deployed at football grounds around West Yorkshire this season in a bid to reduce the cost to taxpayers of policing matches in the county.

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Ribchester man will appear in court in January

West Yorkshire brothel owner sent to prison

A MAN who ran a brothel for two years at a house he owned in West Yorkshire has been sent to prison.

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Jailed: Terence O'Reilly.

'Wicked' man, 78, jailed for historic sex offences against children in Wakefield

A 78-year-old man has been jailed for a series of historic sex offences against children in the Wakefield area.
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UPDATE: Body in Beck - missing man’s family informed

UPDATE: Body in Beck - missing man’s family informed

The family of a missing man have been informed after the discovery of a body in a Beck.

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Anthony Friend.

Knifeman jailed for life for stabbing partner in the head

A dangerous offender has been jailed for life for stabbing his girlfriend in the head during a drunken street attack.

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Warning over animal charity scam

Warning over animal charity scam

Fraud and cybercrime experts are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of social media platforms are being used to attract members of the public to donate money to animal welfare charities overseas that do not exist.

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Melvyn Wall, who was jailed at Leeds Crown Court yesterday.

Man jailed for nine years for sexual abuse of young and vulnerable victims

A South Elmsall man has been jailed for nine years after being convicted of sexual assault.

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Adam Raybould.

Thug ripped out ex-girlfriend’s hair during sickening attack

A THUG who carried out a sustained violent assault on his former girlfriend during a drunken row has been locked up for 18 months.

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File picture shows David Hinchliff HM Coroner West Yorkshire..

I’m not proud says Yorkshire coroner banned from driving for speeding

A senior Yorkshire coroner has been banned from driving for six months after racking up 12 penalty points for speeding in three years.

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You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

You're most likely to drink drive if you work in one of these professions

Construction workers are at high risk of being caught drink driving, according to new research.

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Police believe the occupants of this van could help the investigation.

White van occupants could have vital information on crash which killed teacher

Police investigating a collision which claimed the life of a popular teacher have released an image of a van they want to trace.

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Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police warn latest Facebook prank could put lives at risk

Police have issued a warning about the latest prank doing the rounds on Facebook.

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The changes threaten the whole newspaper industry, not just the national press

Here's how you can help to defend a free British media

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Motorist charged after police ‘stinger’ deployed

Motorist charged after police ‘stinger’ deployed

A motorist who was chased through the countryside before being stopped by a police ‘stinger’ near Pontefract has been charged with drug driving.

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Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Warning over ‘convincing’ fake Amazon emails

Fraud and cybercrime experts Action Fraud are warning the public to be on their guard, following reports of convincing looking emails claiming to be from Amazon.

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Driver spared prison over horror crash

Driver spared prison over horror crash

A driver who caused injuries to other motorists when he lost control of his car after trying to overtake at speed has been spared a prison sentence.

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Pensioner locked up over historic sex abuse of girl

Pensioner locked up over historic sex abuse of girl

A pensioner has been jailed more than four decades after he carried out sex offences against a schoolgirl.

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