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Candles are lit for victims of Manchester attack as Wakefield Cathedral holds vigil

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Travel alert: East Coast Main Line blocked after trespassing incident

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Run, hide, tell... police instructions on what to do during a firearms attack.

WATCH: What you should do during a terrorist attack

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Heavy downpours on Saturday caused localised flooding in parts of Yorkshire.

Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

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Where does the Environment Agency have flood alerts in place in Yorkshire?

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Road closed as emergency services work at scene of Ossett crash

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Reports of flash flooding in Yorkshire as stormy weather hits region

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

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Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

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ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

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Travel alert: East Coast Main Line blocked after trespassing incident

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Police block the road while paramedics and firefighters work at the scene. Picture: Mark Gledhill

Road closed as emergency services work at scene of Ossett crash

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Heavy rainfall and hail stones in Crossgates, Leeds. Picture: @lynger2000

Reports of flash flooding in Yorkshire as stormy weather hits region

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M62 delays after four lorries and caravan in crash

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More than 300 miles of roadworks are lifted this Bank Holiday

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WATCH: What you should do during a terrorist attack

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Drug dealers in West Yorkshire selling former 'legal highs' one year on from ban

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Armed police in Manchester following Monday's terror attack

Extra armed police deployed in West Yorkshire after terror threat raised to critical

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Courtney Boyle

Tributes to 'lovely, bright and hardworking' Leeds student killed in terror attack

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Wakefield’s star students are recognised

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Jeremy Corbyn, Leader of the Labour Party, on the campaign trail in Beaumont Park, Huddersfield. (Photo: James Hardisty)

Labour's plan to boost school budgets gets Yorkshire support, according to survey

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Wakefield College welcomes back star ex-student to visit new centre

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Phazie Mannifield-Gale, 14, of South Elmsall has got a top score on the Mensa test meaning he is on the same intellectual level as Einstein and in the top 1 per cent of the country in terms of intelligence.

Is Phazie Yorkshire’s smartest student? Youngster matches Einstein in IQ test

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Wakefield school firm boss steps down after payments controversy

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Travel alert: East Coast Main Line blocked after trespassing incident

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Police block the road while paramedics and firefighters work at the scene. Picture: Mark Gledhill

Road closed as emergency services work at scene of Ossett crash

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Heavy rainfall and hail stones in Crossgates, Leeds. Picture: @lynger2000

Reports of flash flooding in Yorkshire as stormy weather hits region

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VIDEO: Bride of Frankenstein and Hollywood Oscar winning wedding dresses at Cannon Hall in Barnsley

Whats on

ELECTION 2017: Lib Dem manifesto – who is it for exactly?

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Mary Creagh is defending the Wakefield seat for Labour

Labour’s Creagh backed by Ukip candidate

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ELECTION 2017:Fact Check - if 30% more people under 25 vote, could the Conservatives lose the election?

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Yvette Cooper

MP calling for ‘urgent’ change as Facebook ‘gets it very wrong’ over child abuse content

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There is a real risk to election results being compromised

Cyber attack ‘highly likely’ in UK election

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Bank Holiday weather: More thunderstorms could strike Yorkshire

Environment
Lightning strikes over Poole harbour in Dorset as thunderstorms swept across parts of south west England after much of the country basked in sunshine and clear skies for the last few days. The storm is now heading north.

Yorkshire weather: Storms on their way as Met Office issues second warning

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Spring in Ilkley

Weather warning: Yorkshire to be hit with severe thunderstorms over Bank Holiday weekend

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Temperatures are continuing to rise

Friday to be hottest day of the year in Yorkshire - but will sunshine last for the Bank Holiday?

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Pharmacy opening times for Bank Holiday Monday

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Actor John Godber at East Riding Theatre, Beverley.

Upton-born playwright signs up to help people with dementia

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Video: Women turn Wakefield’s Thornes Park pink in Race for Life

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New tobacco laws affecting vapers who smoke e-cigarettes will come into force this week.

E-cigarette laws to change THIS WEEK - Here’s how vapers will be affected

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NHS cyber attacks: Operations and appointments cancelled at some Yorkshire hospitals

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