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Primark pulls “shocking” and “racist” Walking Dead t-shirt from stores after man’s angry complaint

Primark has removed a t-shirt promoting hit US TV show The Walking Dead from its stores after it was branded “fantastically offensive” and “racist” by an angry Yorkshire shopper.

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SLIDESHOW: Foodies flock to Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb

A record-breaking 135,000 visitors enjoyed Wakefield’s 11th annual Festival of Food, Drink and Rhubarb at the weekend.

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Lane blocked on M62 after three-car crash

Lane blocked on M62 after three-car crash

Motorists are being warned of delays this afternoon after three cars were involved in an accident.

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Former West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Chief Fire Officer, Simon Pilling

Plans to stop comebacks by fire brigade ‘boomerang bosses’

The Government has announced plans to stop ‘boomerang bosses’ retiring from senior positions in local fire brigades only to be re-employed on similar lucrative terms.

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Flowers and tributes are laid by the car park to The Scarborough pub in Thornhill, Dewsbury, after the death of a man over the weekend.

Nine arrests over death of dad outside pub

A total of nine people have now been arrested in connection with the death of a man following an alleged altercation outside a Dewsbury pub.

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Scarborough beach was voted the sixth best-loved attaction in the country.

Yorkshire attractions voted among England’s best-loved places to visit

A survey of 1,000 National Express passengers has revealed the UK’s best-loved free days out.

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Army of grandparents saving families billions in child care

Army of grandparents saving families billions in child care

An “unpaid army” of grandparents are saving UK families billions in child care costs every year according to the latest research from The International Longevity Centre (ILC-UK) think tank.

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WEATHER WARNING: 80mph gales coming our way

WEATHER WARNING: 80mph gales coming our way

Gusts of up to 80mph are set to hit Yorkshire on Thursday as Storm Doris arrives on UK shores.

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Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Scarlet fever warning as cases rise

Parents have been warned to check their children for symptoms of scarlet fever following a growing number of cases in recent weeks.

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VIDEO: The Tinnitus Clinic launches pioneering treatment in Yorkshire

Tinnitus sufferers are being offered pioneering treatments with the launch of a leading new audiology clinic in Yorkshire.
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Multi vehicle accident on M62 near Leeds

ALL lanes are now open on the M62 near Leeds following an accident involving a number of vehicles earlier this morning.
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The former Clayton Hospital site.

Investigation launched into cause of fire at old hospital building in Wakefield

An investigation is under way into the cause of a fire at the former Clayton Hospital site in Wakefield.

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West Yorkshire Police host dangerous dogs conference amid "rising public concern"

West Yorkshire Police host dangerous dogs conference amid "rising public concern"

The question of how to best manage dangerous dogs was the focus of a conference hosted by West Yorkshire Police today.
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Poll: Is it wrong to label some dog breeds as dangerous?

Poll: Is it wrong to label some dog breeds as dangerous?

The RSPCA says breed specific legislation is failing to protect public safety and has resulted in the destruction of hundreds of dogs deemed dangerous because of they way they look.
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Traffic chaos after Ossett crash

Motorists are facing gridlock after a crash in Ossett damaged traffic lights.

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Pickle and Pepper were found outside a veterinary surgery in Leeds on Bonfire Night

Abandoned Leeds bunnies seek new owners

A Yorkshire animal charity is bidding to re-home four rabbits found abandoned in Leeds.
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The collision took place on Queen's Drive in Ossett. Picture: Google

Woman trapped in car after collision with HGV in Ossett

Specialist firefighters were called out to help rescue a woman after a car and HGV crashed in Ossett this afternoon (Monday).
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VIDEO: Hunt for D Day veterans to revisit Normandy

VIDEO: Hunt for D Day veterans to revisit Normandy

A search has been launched with the intention of contacting every surviving D Day veteran.

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NHS members targeted by tax rebate scam

NHS members targeted by tax rebate scam

NHS workers are being targeted by companies claiming they can get a tax rebate on the victim’s behalf.

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The Next big thing: Chain announces huge investment in Leeds White Rose Centre

The Next big thing: Chain announces huge investment in Leeds White Rose Centre

Iconic clothing and home retailer Next has announced the opening of a huge new flagship store in the White Rose Centre.

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