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'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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Chelsea Hyndman.

Young woman may have died abroad from drunken fall, inquest told

Medical experts claim a Castleford woman who died abroad could have been mortally injured by a drunken fall, an inquest was told.

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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

Motorists could face delays as rush hour approaches after a crash on the motorway in Leeds.
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A still from a video released by NASA which shows two neutron stars destroying each other.

In 2022 we’ll be able to watch an 1,800-year old star collision

A star created 1,800 years ago after the collision of two distant suns is set to appear in the night sky for the first time – as the light from the crash finally reaches the Earth.

Environment
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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Bolt and Mitten

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.
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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.

Crime
Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

Scared of flying?

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Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

Disney toys recalled over safety concerns

A popular Disney toy set has been recalled by its manufacturer over safety concerns.

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British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

British mothers drinking during pregnancy put us in worst five nations for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome

New research places Britain among the top five countries worldwide for Foetal Alcohol Syndrome - a condition caused by mothers drinking during pregnancy.

Health
Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

Wintery weather could exacerbate pothole menace

A prolonged spell of wet and cold weather would likely see potholes develop at an unprecedented rate, pushing already stretched local authority road repair budgets to the limit, a motoring organisation has warned.

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The future is bright for Trinity Walk after a record-breaking year.
Picture: Simon Kirk.

Trinity Walk celebrates fifth birthday with a record-breaking year

A Wakefield shopping centre is celebrating its fifth birthday in style with a record-breaking year.

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Why Yorkshire folk still prefer to pay and display with cash

Why Yorkshire folk still prefer to pay and display with cash

More than half of Yorkshire motorists still prefer to feed the meter when it comes to paying for parking.

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SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

SPEED CAMERAS: Latest hot spot locations

Speed cameras will be at the following locations across the Wakefield district this week:

Transport
Person freed from three-wheeled car after motorway accident

Person freed from three-wheeled car after motorway accident

Firefighters cut a trapped person out of a three-wheeled car after a collision on the motorway.

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Rachel Gooday.

Spotting a new role at the RSPB

The RSPB is on the lookout for people with a passion for wildlife to join its 2017 volunteer internship programme.

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The Picture House Station Road, Castleford, after the Fire...15th January 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

Fire at pub in Castleford treated as arson

A large fire that ripped through a pub in Castleford in the early hours of yesterday is now being treated by police as an arson attack.

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Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Triathletes invited to unveiling of new World Series Leeds race route

Amateur entrants who plan to race this summer's ITU World Series triathlon course in Leeds are being given a sneak preview of the new route.
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