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Will Brexit hinder Yorkshire’s efforts to tackle human trafficking?

Convicted human traffickers from Eastern Europe will be subject to severe restrictions on their activities when they return home from Yorkshire to stop them arranging the trade in human misery in the region.

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Keith (right) and Ashley Boots.

‘Disgrace to the police’: Drug dealing West Yorkshire inspector jailed for 26 years

A “dishonest and manipulative” West Yorkshire police inspector who was found with £700,000 of drugs at his home has been jailed for 26 years.

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Linda Box: How Wakefield solicitor spent the £4million she defrauded her employer out of

Linda Box: How Wakefield solicitor spent the £4million she defrauded her employer out of

Crooked solicitor Linda Box stole around £4million from the Wakefield law firm she worked for and the Church during a 12-year crime spree.
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Linda Box

Jail for crooked lawyer who forced 200-year-old solicitors out of business in £4m fraud

A crooked lawyer forced a 200-year-old firm of Yorkshire solicitors into extinction by plundering its accounts of almost FOUR MILLION pounds to fund her addiction to high living.

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VIDEO: Armed police spotted in Wakefield following terror attack

Armed officers were spotted in Wakefield this morning as police step up security following the London terror attack.

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Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Police charge 29 people over historic child sex abuse in West Yorkshire town

Dozens of people have been charged with the sexual exploitation of teenage girls in a West Yorkshire town after police investigated historic allegations of abuse.
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The scene at Westminster in the minutes after the terrorist attack.

Reach out to victims of London attacks, urge family of Jo Cox

The family of murdered MP Jo Cox today urged the nation to “reach out and support” the victims of yesterday’s Westminster terror attack to “let them know they are not alone”.

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VIDEO: Brazen thieves caught on CCTV breaking into a charity

Sneaky thieves who broke into a charity’s shop were caught on CCTV as they scoured the premises looking for cash.

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PIC: James Hardisty

Police in Yorkshire ramp up patrols after Westminster outrage

Firearms officers were stationed in the centre of Leeds this morning as part of an increased police presence across the region following the terror attacks in Westminster.

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London attack: Five dead and policeman stabbed as knifeman brings terror to Westminster

FIVE people have died after a knifeman brought terror to the heart of Westminster, mowing down pedestrians then stabbing a policeman before being shot by armed officers.

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Halifax MP Holly Lynch was in the Shadow Cabinet when news broke of the terror attack

Halifax MP trapped inside House of Commons during London terror attack

Halifax MP Holly Lynch was trapped inside the Palace of Westminster during the London terror attack.

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Hunt for violent armed men who carried out town centre attack

Hunt for violent armed men who carried out town centre attack

A man has been left with serious injuries after being violently assaulted by a gang of armed men.

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Upper Common Lane. Photo: Google.

Serious sex attack on woman in West Yorkshire village

A police investigation is under way today after a woman was subjected to a serious sexual assault in a West Yorkshire village.

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A car seized by police

Cars seized and court action in police crackdown on illegal vehicles

Police were out in force in a bid to tackle illegal vehicles in the district.

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Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

Warning as ID fraud reaches record level

People are being warned to protect their personal data, as 172,919 identity frauds were recorded in 2016.

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PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

PCSO abused position to access information about rape suspect

A police community support officer abused her position to access confidential information about a rape suspect with whom she had an affair.

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Drivers warned to be on guard after rise in car thefts

Drivers have been warned to be on their guard after a series of thefts across West Yorkshire.
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Carjack victim dragged from VW in West Yorkshire robbery

Two robbers hit the windscreen of a car with a large stone before dragging its driver out and making off the vehicle yesterday.

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Brave victims praised after sex abuser is jailed

Police have praised the bravery of sexual abuse victims who gave evidence to help bring a man to justice.

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Jail for drug driver who hit wall in car chase

Jail for drug driver who hit wall in car chase

A driver caused serious injuries to four passengers when he crashed his car into a wall during a police chase while high on drugs.

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