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BBC NEWS

No apology from Gaza tweet Lib Dem
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:38:32 GMT
Bradford East MP David Ward is accused of making "vile comments" on social media about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.....
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Orchestra trumpeter killed in crash
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:08:57 GMT
A "hugely respected" trumpet player born in Shipley, West Yorkshire, is named as one of three victims of a fatal....
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Man charged with canal path murder
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:08:57 GMT
A man is charged with murdering a 38-year-old woman who was found with head injuries on a canal towpath in....
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Bulls relegation a disgrace - Lowes
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 16:23:55 GMT
Bradford Bulls coach James Lowes calls the circumstances that have led to the club's relegation "a disgrace".....
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Murder accused appears in court
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:38:44 GMT
A 45-year-old appears in court charged with the murder of a man in West Yorkshire.....
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Student 'among MH17 crash victims'
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:58:18 GMT
A Leeds University student is believed to have been among the UK passengers on Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, which crashed....
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Boyfriend murderer jailed for life
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 15:55:16 GMT
A woman is jailed for life after being found guilty of stabbing her partner to death.....
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VIDEO: Would you eat a 'waste' food curry?
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 02:21:51 GMT
Adam Smith from Leeds serves only waste food....
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Anatomy of Tour de France costs
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:15:36 GMT
How much we spent on the famous bike race....
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'Bradford demise sad for Super League'
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:16:46 GMT
Former Bradford captain Jamie Peacock says the Bulls' relegation from the top flight is a warning for Super League.....
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Yorkshire go top with Middlesex win
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:51:56 GMT
Adil Rashid takes 4-27 as Yorkshire beat Middlesex by 220 runs to go back to the top of the Championship....
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Keeper McLaughlin leaves Bradford
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:31:48 GMT
Bradford City goalkeeper Jon McLaughlin leaves the club after failing to agree terms on a new contract.....
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VIDEO: Beauty queen becomes weightlifter
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 03:53:57 GMT
Sarah Davies says "strong is the new sexy" and is aiming to change the way women view themselves.....
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Sinfield pleads guilty to headbutt
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:57:15 GMT
Leeds Rhinos captain Kevin Sinfield pleads guilty to headbutting, meaning he should play in the Challenge Cup semi-final.....
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VIDEO: Giants 'strive for perfection' - Ferres
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:05:14 GMT
Huddersfield forward Brett Ferres tells BBC's Super League Show that the Giants "strive for perfection" and have yet to reach....
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Injury forces bowler Kirby to retire
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 08:59:36 GMT
Somerset fast bowler Steve Kirby is to retire with immediate effect because of an ongoing shoulder problem.....
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Pickford joins Bradford on loan
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:40:39 GMT
League One side Bradford City sign Sunderland goalkeeper Jordan Pickford on a season-long loan deal....
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Castleford sign Cook and Carvell
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:04:10 GMT
Castleford agree a deal to sign London Broncos forward Matt Cook, while Garreth Carvell joins until the end of the....
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Prop Smith extends Wakefield deal
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 11:15:48 GMT
Wakefield Trinity Wildcats prop Daniel Smith extends his deal until the end of the 2017 season.....
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Telegraph and Argus NEWS

Cleaner stole £3,000 from disabled woman
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:38:39 +0100
A CLEANER who betrayed a disabled woman's friendship by stealing £3,000 from her should be made to work....
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UPDATE: Bradford MP David Ward stands by Gaza rocket comments as he faces Lib Dem disciplinary action
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:47:00 +0100
A BRADFORD MP facing a disciplinary probe after backing Hamas rocket attacks on Israel is standing by the....
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Coroner: 'suicide advice websites should be named to allow scrutiny'
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:42:37 +0100
A BRADFORD coroner has warned that suicide advice sites need to be made a matter of public interest....
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Stunning array of iconic cars to go on show in Bradford
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:16:35 +0100
A stunning array of cars - including an Aston Martin, Rolls-Royce and a number of famous rally cars....
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Bradford Council finance boss gives grim warning about authority's future
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:14:37 +0100
THE finance boss at Bradford Council has given a grim warning about the authority's future. ....
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Motorbikes seized and riders warned in police crackdown
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:05:39 +0100
A police squad set up to tackle nuisance bikes has seized vehicles and given warnings after finding bikers....
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Woman beaten to death by husband had described him as a 'psycho'
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:23:39 +0100
A 21-YEAR-OLD woman beaten to death by her husband described him as a "psycho" who had tried to....
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Bradford's long-term foster carers helping children thrive
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:46:53 +0100
GAIL Osborne welcomed Jacob into her home when he was three-years-old and has since seen him thrive. ....
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Caution is advised over Gaza and Syria charity collections
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:09:38 +0100
Charity collectors have been warned to stick to legal guidelines after West Yorkshire Police received complaints about impromptu....
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VIDEO: 'Home from home' refurbished dementia home opens
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:55:37 +0100
A SHORT-STAY unit for people with dementia has re-opened after undergoing a transformation to make it a "home....
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New £12 million scheme to set up University Enterprise Zone could be a 'game-changer' for Bradford
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 07:27:38 +0100
A NEW £12 million scheme to set up a 'University Enterprise Zone' in Bradford has the potential to....
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Bradford Council warns there's no hiding place for food outlets flouting the law
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 06:06:39 +0100
FOOD outlets found to be flouting the law will face the full weight of legal powers Bradford Council....
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Defenceless young mother murdered by "possessive" husband, jury told
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:29:39 +0100
A YOUNG mother was murdered by her "possessive and controlling" husband when he swung a hammer at least....
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Man, 69, arrested in connection with malicious letters sent to educational establishments
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:04:49 +0100
A 69-year-old man is being questioned by police, investigating the sending of hundreds of malicious letters to educational....
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New Haworth bandstand attacked by vandals
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:04:38 +0100
COUNCILLORS and community campaigners have responded angrily to an attack by "mindless thugs" on Haworth Central Park's new,....
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Bulls track down tearful young fan and reward him with chance to lead the team out before Wigan clash
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:31:36 +0100
Bradford Bulls have rewarded a young fan brought to tears by the club's relegation with the chance to....
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Soaring demand for debt advice
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:19:41 +0100
An anti-poverty charity in Bradford has a three-month waiting list of people desperate for debt advice, it emerged....
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Council could 'claw back' thousands of pounds in education funding from schools
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:30:45 +0100
BRADFORD Council could attempt to "claw back" thousands of pounds in education funding that is currently being unused....
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Concern over proposal for new bookmakers' shop in Girlington
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:22:36 +0100
LOCALS fear a gang of yobs which terrorised a now-closed bookies could return if a new betting shop....
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Death of Haworth man who kept wartime Brits supplied with spuds
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:27:22 +0100
A HAWORTH-born man who was pivotal in keeping Britain supplied with potatoes during the Second World War has....
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Ofsted says teaching of music is not good enough at music academy
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:53:35 +0100
A primary music academy has been told it "requires improvement" by government inspectors, who say the teaching of....
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New Trojan Horse report is 'final proof' that Bradford links were overblown
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:31:50 +0100
A NEW report into the ‘Trojan Horse’ controversy is final proof that claims of a Bradford link were....
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Do you know this man police want to speak to about campaign of malicious letters to schools?
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 10:47:47 +0100
POLICE in West Yorkshire want to trace this man connection with a campaign of malicious letters sent to....
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Bradford Bulls want to track down tearful young fan and "put smile back on his face"
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:10:37 +0100
Bradford Bulls want to track down a young fan left distraught by the club's relegation and help "put....
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Bradfordians urged to throw their hats into the ring for madcap contest.
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:15:37 +0100
PEOPLE are being encouraged to throw their hats into the ring ahead of a madcap contest. ....
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West Yorkshire highest ranked outside London for police-related death accidents
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:33:40 +0100
MORE people have died in police-related incidents on the roads of West Yorkshire than anywhere else in the....
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Senior council officers given light-hearted dressing down for not wearing ties
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:30:36 +0100
SENIOR council officers got a bit of a dressing-down for not wearing ties to a top committee meeting. ....
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Seven areas to tackle to improve Bradford's health
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 17:31:31 +0100
SEVEN key areas need to be tackled in the battle to tackle health inequality in Bradford, according to....
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West Yorkshire Police praised for savings plans
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:35:37 +0100
WEST Yorkshire Police chiefs have welcomed a positive inspection report on the force's efficiency and savings plans -....
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Talented brass musician Rod Franks killed in road crash
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:19:43 +0100
A SHIPLEY musician who played with the area's best known brass bands before forging a successful career in....
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Actors set for new Bradford Bouncers show
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 13:31:33 +0100
AMATEUR actors from the New Community Arts Academy will debut a new comedy from tomorrow night. ....
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Pupils learn from soccer professional
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 12:21:11 +0100
BRADFORD primary school pupils have benefited from some professional soccer coaching as part of a sport and health....
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Bradford Council apologies for "broken and not fit for purpose" planning website
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 06:13:37 +0100
THE official website for people to look at and comment on planning applications is "not fit for purpose",....
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Court told husband swung hammer at wife's head ten times as she lay in bed
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 14:17:38 +0100
A YOUNG mother was murdered by her "possessive and controlling" husband when he swung a hammer at least....
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Relegated Bradford Bulls withdraw legal challenge against six point deduction
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:13:54 +0100
Newly-relegated Bradford Bulls have confirmed they have withdrawn a legal challenge against the six point deduction imposed when....
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Sex offender makes claims of Westminster abuse cover-up in court
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:04:33 +0100
A MAN convicted of child porn offences had his sentencing adjourned after claiming to have information about paedophile....
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Police appeal after woman sexually assaulted on canal tow path
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 10:59:25 +0100
A WOMAN was sexually assaulted on a canal towpath in Bingley. ....
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VIDEO: Fans vow to keep on backing Bradford Bulls despite defeat and relegation
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:03:50 +0100
LOYAL fans are clinging on to hope amid their pain after Bradford Bulls suffered defeat and their first....
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Search for business professional to shout about Bradford goes national after local search fails
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:02:46 +0100
NO-ONE has yet been appointed to head up a team of Bradford’s top business leaders to shout about....
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QUIZ: Put your local knowledge to the test as statistics office launches online quizzes about Bradford areas
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 15:14:44 +0100
Are you an expert on your local area? A brand new seven-question quiz has just gone online to....
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Greengates Primary School deemed inadequate by Ofsted
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:01:40 +0100
THE head of a primary school in the district has promised to "rapidly improve" the school after a....
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Bradford man to stand trial accused of murdering wife at home
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:02:44 +0100
A 22-YEAR-OLD man is due to stand trial today accused of murdering his wife at their Bradford home. ....
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Nominate your unsung heroes for Telegraph & Argus and Bradford Council Community Stars awards
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 08:02:37 +0100
UNSUNG heroes who make a difference in their Bradford communities are to be recognised for their dedication and....
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Wyke bus lane catches more than 3,000 drivers in first year
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 06:02:51 +0100
THOUSANDS of motorists have so far been fined for straying into new bus lanes along one of the....
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VIDEO: Bingley Show beats the rain - and pulls in the crowds
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 00:12:15 +0100
UMBRELLAS, raincoats and wellington boots were the order of the day at a damp Bingley Show. ....
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Primary school bids fond farewell to headteacher
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:37:21 +0100
A primary school in Low Moor will bid a fond farewell to its headteacher of over 20 years. ....
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Sainsbury's bosses face questions over future of Bradford & Bingley building
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:37:44 +0100
SUPERMARKET bosses are set to face tough questions from trade leaders about the future of the former Bradford....
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Saltaire musicians join forces with Italian visitors during exchange project
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:31:24 +0100
A GROUP of young Italian musicians have been performing alongside their Yorkshire counterparts during a week-long exchange visit. ....
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Bradford charity project gears up to help young carers and teenage parents thanks to funding boost
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 12:55:20 +0100
IN recent years its future has been in doubt. ....
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Residents of Bradford care complex evacuated after blaze could be home for Christmas
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 09:00:46 +0100
RESIDENTS of a Bradford care complex part-gutted by fire last month should be able to return home by....
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