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BBC NEWS

'No state funds' for threatened mine
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 12:45:30 GMT
The business secretary says giving government funds to keep a coal mine near Knottingley open "wouldn't be good value for....
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Galloway's Israel remarks condemned
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:54:49 GMT
Bradford's community leaders unite in condemning George Galloway's remarks on making the city an "Israel-free zone".....
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Dog's 50-year-old science surprise
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:28:35 GMT
A beachcombing dog from West Yorkshire uncovers a science project in the shape of a plastic disc on a beach....
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Industrial heritage route unveiled
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 04:59:00 GMT
An industrial heritage trail linking five sites across South and West Yorkshire is unveiled.....
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Repeat rapist jailed for 17 years
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:25:07 GMT
A Bradford man is jailed for 17 years after repeatedly raping a vulnerable woman.....
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Operators bid to run rail networks
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 11:57:01 GMT
The shortlist of companies bidding to run rail networks in the north of England is announced by the government.....
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Parking fees plan reversal backed
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:46:44 GMT
Councillors vote in favour of scrapping parking charges in 10 towns across Calderdale in West Yorkshire.....
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HS2 and the new North-South divide
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 03:09:25 GMT
Rail link welcomed more in North than South....
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VIDEO: Bradford rebuilds 2CV French classic
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:53:10 GMT
Old Citroen 2CVs are being sold to France....
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Leeds sign Ternana striker Antenucci
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:53:21 GMT
Leeds United sign Ternana striker Mirco Antenucci on a two-year deal, their 11th signing this transfer window.....
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Live - Hampshire v Yorkshire
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:33:50 GMT
Live commentary and scorecard from the One-Day Cup group game at Southampton (14:00 BST).....
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Huddersfield play down Warnock link
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:02:17 GMT
Huddersfield Town chairman Dean Hoyle denies reports that Neil Warnock has turned down the chance to manage the side.....
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Sinfield looks for crowning glory
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:14:07 GMT
With five defeats from his previous Challenge Cup finals, Leeds skipper Kevin Sinfield wants to fill the gap on his....
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Walker signs new Bradford contract
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:35:45 GMT
Bradford Bulls forward Chev Walker signs a one-year contract extension with the Championship-bound side.....
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'Challenge Cup final will excite'
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:24:37 GMT
Leeds' Danny McGuire and Castleford's Michael Shenton talk to the BBC's Super League Show about their Challenge Cup showdown.....
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Brunt back after eight-month absence
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:18:39 GMT
Yorkshire and England fast bowler Katherine Brunt is set to return after eight months out in Thursday's ODI with India....
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Daley & Denny fourth in Euros final
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:39:02 GMT
British pair Tom Daley and James Denny miss out on a 10m synchro diving medal at the European Championships in....
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Leeds United 0-2 Brighton & Hove Albion
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:58:50 GMT
Brighton score their first goals of the season away at Leeds United to give manager Sami Hyypia a first win.....
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Reading 1-2 Huddersfield Town
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:31:07 GMT
Managerless Huddersfield Town secure their first Championship win of the season as Reading lose for the first time.....
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Crawley Town 1-3 Bradford City
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 21:25:33 GMT
Bradford go second in the table and maintain their unbeaten record with a superb second-half performance against Crawley.....
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Telegraph and Argus NEWS

LIVE BLOG: Wait is over for Bradford pupils as GCSE results revealed
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 09:13:25 +0100
All the GCSE results news and results from across the Bradford district as they come in. ....
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Final suspect hunted in police sting operation to catch Bradford drug dealers
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:02:48 +0100
A MAJOR police operation to tackle class A drug dealing in Bradford, which has seen jail sentences of....
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MP demands courts take tougher stance over releasing criminals on bail
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:32:56 +0100
SHIPLEY MP Philip Davies is demanding that judges slash the numbers of crooks given bail – as official....
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Body found in Russian mountains thought to be that of Ilkley hiker
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:12:43 +0100
A BODY believed to be that of a missing father-of-two from the district has been recovered from remote....
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VIDEO: Record attempt woman tackling 53 marathons in 53 days arrives in Bradford city centre
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:07:58 +0100
BRADFORD has played a part in a marathon runner's attempt to break a world record while raising money....
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RSPCA sees trebling in numbers of dogs needing new homes in Bradford
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 08:02:55 +0100
THE number of dogs needing new homes have trebled at a Bradford's RSPCA animal centre. ....
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Boost for young unemployed in Bradford
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:41:44 +0100
FIVE community projects which work to help young jobless people are to get support from Bradford Council. ....
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Choir musical director celebrates his 20 years
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 14:05:33 +0100
STEETON Male Voice Choir has celebrated its musical director's 20th anniversary in the key role, as it prepares....
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Children step back to Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:40:41 +0100
FAMILIES enjoyed an opportunity to step back into Victorian times at Bradford Industrial Museum yesterday. ....
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Keighley to host Lego show
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:07:36 +0100
KEIGHLEY is to host its first ever Lego Brick Show. ....
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Bradford families revel in community fun day at cricket club
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 07:28:54 +0100
A FUN-filled community mela delighted children and families in Bradford yesterday. ....
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Fears growing for Skipton Magistrates' Court.
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:00:38 +0100
FEARS are growing for the future of Skipton Magistrates' Court, less than three years after it was saved....
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Students' television licence warning
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 04:32:39 +0100
UNIVERSITY bosses in Bradford are warning freshers not to fall foul of the law even before they arrive....
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Man, 24, in court charged with possessing imitation Israeli handgun in Keighley street
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:05:48 +0100
A MAN has appeared in court in Bradford charged with brandishing an imitation of an Israeli-made handgun in....
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Rape victim used as sex slave is disowned by family
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:02:51 +0100
A YOUNG woman held captive as a sex slave in Bradford has become a suicidal outcast, disowned by....
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Public warned not to approach convict
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:12:13 +0100
POLICE have warned the public against approaching a Bradford convict who is wanted on recall to prison. ....
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Bradford man appears in court charged with blackmail
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:41:55 +0100
A 30-YEAR-OLD man has made his first appearance at Bradford Crown Court charged with blackmail. ....
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Galloway quizzed by police over Israel comments
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 00:41:53 +0100
BRADFORD West MP George Galloway has launched a fierce criticism of the police investigation into comments he made....
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Concern grows for missing Haworth boy
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:00:53 +0100
CONCERN is growing for a 14-year-old Haworth boy who has not been seen for more than 24 hours. ....
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More big name retailers sign up for Westfield Broadway
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:50:30 +0100
TWO new retailers have signed up for units in the new flagship The Broadway shopping centre now under....
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Eccleshill Medical Centre to re-open after controversial closure
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:38:39 +0100
ECCLESHILL Treatment Centre in Bradford which closed amid controversy earlier this summer when a health care provider's contract....
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Rogue property landlord fined £10,000 for poor state of two homes in Bradford
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:36:20 +0100
THE boss of a Cleckheaton-based property firm has been ordered to pay more than £13,000 in fines and....
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Odeon plans designed to "complement rather than compete" with other Bradford venues
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:08:44 +0100
THE potential bidder in the running to develop the former Odeon building says it plans to "complement rather....
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Family rallies round Shane, eight, as he battles cancer for second time
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:32:53 +0100
THE parents of an eight-year-old boy who is battling cancer for a second time have vowed not to....
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Charities invited to apply for grants from T&A's charitable foundation
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:18:54 +0100
CHARITIES making a lasting difference to communities in the Bradford district are being urged to apply for grants....
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VIDEO: Canada geese force Saltaire Cricket Club into daily clean-up operation
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:50:05 +0100
THE frustrated groundsman at Saltaire Cricket Club has called for action after being faced with a daily clean-up....
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Concern grows for missing boy
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:52:59 +0100
CONCERN is growing for a 14-year-old Haworth boy who has not been seen for more than 24 hours. ....
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Gaza protest is hitting restaurant staff in pocket, boss warns
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:35:02 +0100
STAFF at a Bradford fast-food restaurant are losing hours and pay because pro-Palestinian demonstrators are driving away trade,....
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Anger as flagstones stolen from church path by 'professional criminals'
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:00:00 +0100
There "aren't sufficient expletives" to describe thieves who stole 26 flagstones from a church in Cleckheaton, according to....
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All-male cast perform greatest love story for outdoor Shakespeare production
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:25:07 +0100
SHAKESPEARE'S classic "tale of woe" was performed to an enthusiastic crowd of hundreds at Keighley's East Riddlesden Hall....
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Thieves try to set fire to stolen vehicle in Bradford
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:37:55 +0100
A POLICE forensic team are investigating after thieves unsuccessfully tried to set fire to a stolen car after....
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Carer jailed for leaving vulnerable patient in locked car for almost three hours to go to cinema
Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:03:19 +0100
A CARER, responsible for looking after a vulnerable man with a mental age of six, abandoned him in....
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Help on offer as pupils countdown to GCSE results
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 06:33:02 +0100
WITH thousands of pupils in the district anxiously waiting for their GCSE results tomorrow, a series of events....
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Head of nursery "extremely disappointed" with outcome of inspection
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:51:42 +0100
THE head of a Bradford Council owned nursery said she was "extremely disappointed" after Government inspectors said its....
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Schools across Bradford prepare to provide an extra 7,250 meals a day
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 19:30:46 +0100
BRADFORD'S schools should be able to cope with providing an extra 7,250 school meals a day when the....
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Charities offered more free office space in Bradford
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:04:25 +0100
CHARITIES in Bradford are being offered more free space in the city. ....
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Jamboree will celebrate the first anniversary of Bingley WI's return
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:36:10 +0100
A JAMBOREE which could herald the rebirth of Bingley Children's Gala takes place on Saturday - thanks to....
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Suicide of dad after eBay ‘Rolex’ sale scam
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:45:47 +0100
A SUCCESSFUL property developer hanged himself after "being taken for a mug" buying a fake Rolex on auction....
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Devastated family pays tribute to cyclist killed in horrific accident
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:31:14 +0100
THE devastated family of a cyclist killed in an horrific accident have paid tribute to "a man who....
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Haworth memorial garden begins to take shape
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:51:16 +0100
WORK is well underway to create a place of remembrance and quiet contemplation in Haworth. ....
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Illegal traveller camps problem is back to haunt Bradford
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:15:31 +0100
IN the late 1980s the-then Labour Council lost power at City Hall to the Conservative Group, led by....
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Bradford prisoner ran drugs supply operation from his cell
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 13:01:31 +0100
A BRADFORD man, who continued to direct a drugs conspiracy while serving a prison sentence, has been jailed....
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Bradford designer’s blazer glory for TV antiques expert
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 12:59:37 +0100
A TV antiques presenter has been dressed for success after having a blazer made for him by a....
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Grants for carers help give Grace her 'oomph' back
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 07:02:47 +0100
DEVOTED carer Grace Topper is one of some 1,000 deserving folk to benefit from £200,000 in grants which....
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Indian nurses celebrate a decade of work in Bradford
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 20:02:43 +0100
NURSES who came to Bradford from India to work with mental health patients have celebrated ten years in....
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Warning issued after cowboy roofers target elderly householders
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 18:00:07 +0100
Cowboy roofers are targeting elderly householders and persuading them to pay thousands of pounds for work which is....
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Army captain selected for inaugural Invictus Games
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:41:33 +0100
AN ARMY captain from a village near Keighley has been selected for the 130-strong British Armed Forces Team....
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Pickles backs scheme to help 900 more troubled Bradford families
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 15:28:12 +0100
COMMUNITIES Secretary Eric Pickles says he is delighted the Government's Troubled Families programme will continue across Yorkshire, including....
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Deluge of protests for Silsden flood barrier
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 14:58:56 +0100
A DELUGE of protest has greeted the building of new flood defences on the banks of Silsden Beck. ....
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Bradford Muslims among thousands attending international event
Wed, 20 Aug 2014 11:46:55 +0100
BRADFORD Muslims will be among thousands of other British Muslims travelling to the Hampshire countryside next week in....
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