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BBC NEWS

Armed police search for car gunman
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 09:58:49 GMT
Armed police are deployed in Batley following reports of a man waving a gun from a car and the sound....
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Crash kills boy and injures another
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 17:01:34 GMT
A 15-year-old boy dies after the car he is travelling in hits a wall and a telegraph pole in Bradford.....
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Man charged in child sex inquiry
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 11:26:41 GMT
A Bradford man is charged in connection with child sex offences alleged to have taken place around Aylesbury.....
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Yorkshire seal Championship title
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 11:15:04 GMT
Yorkshire beat Nottinghamshire by an innings and 152 runs to win the County Championship for the first time since 2001.....
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E-cigs start two fires in 24 hours
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:59:43 GMT
E-cigarette batteries explode in two West Yorkshire homes, bringing to 13 the number of blazes in the county attributed to....
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Hundreds at MH17 victim's funeral
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:21:31 GMT
The funeral takes place of a Leeds University student who died on a plane which crashed in eastern Ukraine.....
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Stepped blocks plan for Post site
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 08:15:00 GMT
Architects submit early proposals for four blocks of flats and offices rising to 16 storeys on the former Yorkshire Post....
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Clegg backs English devolution plan
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:43:30 GMT
Nick Clegg is to launch an IPPR think-tank report calling for a 'radical' devolution of power to the English "city....
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Child shop thief seeks forgiveness
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:57:25 GMT
A West Yorkshire shop owner receives £30 in two letters asking for forgiveness from an anonymous person who stole from....
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Why are there so many West Yorkshire breweries?
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:43:09 GMT
West Yorks has more breweries than London.......
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VIDEO: Camp Bastion hospital's final tour
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 14:28:44 GMT
The BBC visits the 34 Field Hospital....
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Wakefield Wildcats 18-42 Hull KR
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 16:02:47 GMT
Omari Caro's hat-trick on his last appearance helps Hull KR to a comfortable final-day Super League win at Wakefield.....
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Birmingham City 1-1 Leeds United
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 13:53:33 GMT
Alex Mowatt scores a second-half equaliser as Leeds United fight back to earn a point at Birmingham.....
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Huddersfield Town 1-2 Middlesbrough
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:01:13 GMT
Grant Leadbitter scores an injury-time penalty as Middlesborough beat Huddersfield in Chris Powell's first game in charge.....
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Catalan Dragons 28-6 Castleford
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:26:55 GMT
St Helens win Super League's League Leaders' Shield as Catalan Dragons beat Castleford Tigers in Perpignan.....
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Bradford City 1-2 Swindon Town
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 18:50:27 GMT
Jonathan Obika scores twice on his debut as Swindon Town condemn Bradford City to their third straight home league defeat.....
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London Broncos 36-46 Bradford
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 16:08:47 GMT
Luke Gale scores four tries as Bradford end their stay in Super League by beating fellow-relegated side London Broncos.....
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Forest Green Rovers 2-0 FC Halifax
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 19:59:33 GMT
Forest Green beat high-flying FC Halifax Town 2-0 thanks to goals from James Norwood and Jon Parkin.....
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Gillespie praises 'ruthless' Tykes
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 12:59:28 GMT
Yorkshire coach Jason Gillespie hails his side as worthy winners of the County Championship title.....
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Huddersfield 17-16 St Helens
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 21:22:04 GMT
Huddersfield clinch a Super League top-four place as St Helens' defeat opens the door for Castleford to finish top.....
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Hull FC 24-19 Leeds Rhinos
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 20:56:43 GMT
Jack Logan scores two tries as Hull FC produce a second-half Super League comeback to beat Leeds Rhinos.....
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Telegraph and Argus NEWS

Crowds flock to opening of Saltaire Festival
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:22:40 +0100
SALTAIRE Festival kicked off in style over the weekend with visitors flocking to various sites around the village....
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Community enjoys Great Horton's Party in the Park
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 00:27:52 +0100
Bradford visitors flocked to the Party in the Park organised by the Great Horton Community Partnership. Saturday’s event,....
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Police name boy who died after collision in Barkerend
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:17:43 +0100
POLICE have named the boy who died following a road traffic collision in Gilpin Street, Barkerend, Bradford, on....
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Chess lovers take over City Park during annual Bradford event
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:21:56 +0100
BRADFORD was filled with chess lovers from Grandmasters to complete novices as the second annual CHESStival took over....
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Man needed hospital treatment after house fire
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:45:49 +0100
A MAN required hospital treatment for smoke inhalation after a house fire in Brighouse in the early hours....
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Visitors get into party mood at Saltaire Festival and Great Horton's 'Party in the Park'
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 12:53:57 +0100
SALTAIRE Festival kicked off in style over the weekend, with visitors flocking to various sites around the village....
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Top-flight referee Bobby Madley inspires pupils at Oakbank School
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:06:46 +0100
DOZENS of students in the district have been given an insight into what it is like to be....
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Holme Wood library stages book give-away
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 11:29:43 +0100
A Bradford library was chosen as one of 200 libraries across the country to host a big book....
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Crime suspect to be deported to Poland after being found in Manningham
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:58:46 +0100
A MAN wanted on suspicion of robbery in Poland has been arrested in Bradford, West Yorkshire Police said.....
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Play re-enacts First World War recruitment in Craven
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:08:52 +0100
STUDENTS are staging a play re-enacting the first recruitment drive of young men from South Craven and other....
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Soap actress in campaign to save libraries
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 14:02:47 +0100
BIRSTALL actress Tracy Brabin has thrown her support behind a campaign to safeguard four libraries in Batley and....
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Riddlesden army cadet completes gruelling challenge
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 10:58:42 +0100
A RIDDLESDEN army cadet has followed in the footsteps of famous Scottish explorer Sir Alexander Mackenzie and completed....
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Charity seeking unwanted laptops to help Airedale carers
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 13:50:48 +0100
A CHARITY is appealing for donations of unwanted laptop computers to help improve the IT skills of carers....
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Boy, 16, dies in hospital after high-speed car crash
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 00:38:33 +0100
A TEENAGE car passenger has died after a car he was travelling in was involved in a high-speed....
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Police commissioner pledges robust approach to tackle child groomers as he says Rotherham report was 'wake-up call'
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:47:38 +0100
CHILD sexual grooming will be tackled "head-on" across West Yorkshire, its Police and Crime Commissioner pledged after a....
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Health chief's warning about misuse of A&E as patient numbers swell to winter levels
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:32:57 +0100
DEMAND for beds at Bradford Royal Infirmary is already running at winter levels. ....
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British Science Festival to return to city
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 06:47:39 +0100
BRADFORD will once again welcome top scientists from across the country after it was announced the British Science....
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Gang caught with £5.5m of drugs jailed for more than 60 years
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 05:32:41 +0100
SIX members of a gang involved in heroin, crack cocaine and cocaine with a street value of more....
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TV gardener Alan Titchmarsh makes West End theatre debut
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 10:01:43 +0100
FORMER Ilkley council gardener Alan Titchmarsh has made it to London's glittering West End where he will debut....
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Sporting stars help raise vital cash for Bradford hospice
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 07:32:43 +0100
GOOD sports at a sell-out fundraising lunch have helped raised £30,000 for the Bradford's Marie Curie Hospice. ....
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BMX club mounts fundraising appeal to improve Bradford track
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 09:32:41 +0100
MEMBERS of the Bradford Bandits BMX racing club are appealing for help to bring their track up to....
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Bid for education centre might be rejected over suspicions about its future use
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 08:32:38 +0100
A CONTROVERSIAL plan to build an education and community centre could be turned down over suspicions it would....
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VIDEO: Hunt for driver who abandoned critically injured passenger after high-speed crash in Bradford
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 15:06:26 +0100
POLICE were today hunting a driver who fled the scene of road smash leaving one of his passengers....
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Two thirds of West Yorkshire Police child sex investigations are in Bradford
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 05:32:41 +0100
TWO thirds of all investigations into child sex grooming in West Yorkshire are in the Bradford area, it....
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Car passenger fights for life after driver fled crash scene
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:46:00 +0100
A CAR passenger was last night fighting for life in hospital after the car in which he was....
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Senior Bradford councillors left reeling by Labour group shake-up
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:47:44 +0100
BRADFORD'S Labour group was last night left reeling from a dramatic shake-up by its regional office. ....
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Quality of life in Bradford is on the up, survey shows
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 00:03:54 +0100
PEOPLE'S quality of life in Bradford is the third best out of the UK's major cities, according to....
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Electrical fault starts Shipley fire
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:37:55 +0100
AN ELECTRICAL fault sparked a fire which seriously damaged a double garage at a home in Shipley early....
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Probe demanded by MP into governance of controversial Bradford free school
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:09:29 +0100
A BRADFORD MP is demanding an independent inquiry into the controversial Kings Science Academy in the city after....
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Bradford man jailed for two years after stealing cash from hairdressers in Great Horton Road
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:49:44 +0100
A 33-YEAR-OLD man has been jailed for two years after stealing more than £100 from a till of....
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Self-taught Bradford film-maker lands major distribution deal with US company
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:33:41 +0100
A self-taught Bradford film-maker and writer has landed a major distribution deal with an American company. ....
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VIDEO: 'Bradford local has joined Middle East conflict' as drive aims to stop city extremists travelling to Syria
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:03:00 +0100
A CONFERENCE about extremism in Bradford heard that police believe someone from the city has travelled to Syria....
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Bill to commit Britain to international aid spending is blasted as 'gesture politics' by Shipley MP
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:05:41 +0100
A BILL to commit Britain to spending on international aid looks likely to become law – despite a....
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House in Keighley damaged in triple arson attack
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:19:52 +0100
AN ARSON attack in which three blazes were deliberately lit around a house in Keighley was tackled by....
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VIDEO: Bradford senior citizens' festival celebrates being old and bold
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:58:46 +0100
A FESTIVAL set up to celebrate the district's senior citizens has started with performance art in City Park. ....
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Utility workers walk into cannabis farm
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:48:50 +0100
POLICE are investigating after utility workers stumbled upon a cannabis farm with around 50 mature plants at a....
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Early retirees enjoying long sun-soaked holidays contribute to rise in Bradford skin cancer cases
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:15:46 +0100
EARLY retirees enjoying long holidays in the sun are upping the number of skin cancers currently being treated....
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Bradford's rich history to go on show during this weekend's Heritage Open Days
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:21:48 +0100
A HOST of the most historic buildings across the Bradford district will open their doors to the public....
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Change in policy agreed for complaints about councillors
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 19:33:44 +0100
COMPLAINTS against councillors which are deemed to be malicious, politically-motivated or 'tit for tat' can be thrown out....
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Comedy club starts in Bradford to nurture new stars of stand-up
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 17:49:07 +0100
A NEW, not-for-profit, comedy evening has started in Bradford - and a 15-year-old boy was one of the....
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Calls will change to meet demand as Bradford phone numbers run out
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 11:05:13 +0100
NEW phone numbers are expected to run out in Bradford within 12 months, such is the demand in....
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Bradford dance school students on the up with scholarships and auditions
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:08:40 +0100
STUDENTS from a Bradford dance school are moving on, thanks to scholarships and auditions. ....
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Bradford Council to challenge Whitehall over quirk in school funding for immigrant pupils
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:47:40 +0100
BRADFORD schools facing the financial burden of assisting pupils who arrive as immigrants from eastern Europe are missing....
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Woman found drowned in village where she was married, inquest hears
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:44:38 +0100
A 70-YEAR-OLD woman was found drowned in the Leeds-Liverpool canal close to where she was born, married and....
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University of Bradford shortlisted for award for most improved student experience
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:38:26 +0100
THE University of Bradford has been shortlisted for an award for the most improved student experience in the....
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Keighley man, 68, denies 17 historic child sex offences
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:34:29 +0100
A 68-YEAR-old man has pleaded not guilty to 17 charges of sexually abusing two children dating back almost....
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Parishioner claims council botched work on blocked Eastburn path
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:21:59 +0100
COUNCIL efforts to deal with a blocked path have been blasted by a parishioner. ....
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Starlight Hike set to sparkle for Oxenhope hospice Manorlands
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 06:24:42 +0100
AN ANNUAL night-time walk is adding sparkle to fundraising at a hospice in the district. ....
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'50 people working on child sexual exploitation in Bradford'
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 07:23:41 +0100
AROUND 50 people is working on child sexual exploitation in Bradford. ....
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Award-winning professor appointed as new dean at University of Bradford
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:36:51 +0100
AN award winning professor has joined the University of Bradford as its new Dean of Social and International....
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