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School cancels trip after attack

A school has postponed a trip to London in the wake of Monday’s bombing at Manchester Arena.

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Make sure you don't fall victim to the scam.

Warning over fake BT ‘ransomware’ email

Fraudsters are using the recent WannaCry ransomware attack as a way to get people to click links in a BT-branded phishing email.

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Armed police in Manchester after the terror attack on Monday night.

Large numbers of police at Headingley and Leeds Bradford Airport after terror threat raised to critical

THERE will be a "significant policing presence"  at today's international cricket match in Headingley following the terror attack in Manchester on Monday night.
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Extra armed police were on the streets of West Yorkshire today after the attack in Manchester. Picture shows officers in Leeds earlier this year.

Extra police on streets of West Yorkshire after Manchester attack

West Yorkshire Police said today it was standing “shoulder to shoulder” with the people of Manchester and had provided “practical support” after last night’s terror attack.

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Manchester attack live updates: Girl, 8, killed | Police investigation | Advice issued

Twenty-two people have died after a bomb was detonated at a pop concert in Manchester last night.
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Emergency services at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue during an Ariana Grande gig. Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Sheffield mum describes horror after 19 killed and 50 injured in 'terror' blast at Manchester Arena

A Sheffield mum has spoken of the horrific scenes and chaos after 19 people died and 50 were injured following an explosion now being treated as a terrorist attack at a pop concert she attended at Manchester Arena.
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PC Mick Stock of West Yorkshire Police.

West Yorkshire officer beats North Yorkshire bobby in UK Police Snooker Championship

A West Yorkshire police officer has won the coveted UK Police Snooker Championship for the second year in a row, beating a North Yorkshire bobby.

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The four killed on the A6201 between Upton and Hemsworth near Pontefract in a quad bike accident.

Twelve jailed over quad-bike horror deaths

A man who was driving at 140mph in a 60 zone when he collided with a quad bike, killing four people, has been jailed along with 12 others.

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Denis Hoban Award for Crime Investigation, sponsored by LGC:
Marcin Siarczynski Investigation Team - Protective Services Crime, Kirklees District
The murder investigation team into the death of Marcin Siarczynski showed unrelenting dedication and professionalism, to ensure a conviction was brought in an extremely sensitive investigation.

Brave officers honoured at police ceremony

Bravery, community officers, volunteers and major crime investigations were all recognised at this year’s West Yorkshire Police awards.

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Kirklees Magistrated Court in Huddersfield. (D525C439)

Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series May 18 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Boar Lane, Leeds city centre, at the junction with Albion Street. Picture: Google.

Police seek man dressed as 'giant penis' after Leeds attack

Officers are trying to trace a group of men - including one dressed in an outfit resembling a "giant penis" - after a serious assault in Leeds city centre.

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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 Kirklees vapers will be affected

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

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Latest court reports from Kirklees Magistrates

The latest court reports as published in the Reporter Series May 11 edition are published below. Numbers refer to the defendants’ ages.

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Police issue e-fit image after elderly woman hit with hammer by robber in Cleckheaton

Police issue e-fit image after elderly woman hit with hammer by robber in Cleckheaton

This is the man police want to trace after a serious assault on an elderly woman in Cleckheaton.

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Stock picture.

Hundreds of Yorkshire convictions - potentially including murders and rapes - at risk over ‘data tampering’ at lab

Hundreds of convictions in Yorkshire, potentially including rapes and murders, could be overturned amid allegations of data manipulation at a forensics lab.

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Don't become a victim of fraud on your holiday.

Warning as more holidaymakers fall victim to fraud

Holidaymakers are losing an average of £1200 to holiday fraud, according to Action Fraud - the UK’s national reporting centre for fraud and cybercrime.

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Attacker hit woman, 76, over head with hammer on Spen Valley Greenway in Cleckheaton

Attacker hit woman, 76, over head with hammer on Spen Valley Greenway in Cleckheaton

An elderly woman was seriously injured when a robber hit her over the head with a hammer on the Spen Valley Greenway yesterday afternoon.

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The ruined dugouts

Vandals threaten to destroy football club’s promotion hopes

A football team on the verge of promotion fear their dreams could be dashed because of a weekend vandal attack at their ground.

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West Yorkshire detectives accused of child sex abuse probe failings

Three West Yorkshire Police detectives face a misconduct hearing over alleged failings while carrying out an investigation into child sexual exploitation offences.

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Warning: The new Google Docs phishing scam

Warning: The new Google Docs phishing scam

Google has shut down an email spam campaign that impersonated its online file service, Google Docs.
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