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World Cup 2018: Former England stars join counter terrorism police to give football fans security advice

Former England stars Alan Shearer, David Seaman and Paul Parker have teamed up with Counter Terrorism Policing to offer football fans security advice ahead of the World Cup.

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The car went down an embankment near the Showcase Cinema in Birstall. Picture: Google

Firefighters carry out rescue near Showcase Cinema in Birstall after car crashes into tree

Firefighters were called to the aid of a person trapped in a car after it went down an embankment and hit a tree near Birstall’s Showcase Cinema this afternoon.

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The sexual assault was reported to have taken place in the disabled toilet in Tesco Extra at theClifton Moor Centre, York. Picture: Google

Police investigating serious sexual assault on girl, 14, in toilets of Tesco Extra store in York

Police in West Yorkshire are investigating reports of a serious sexual assault on a 14-year-old in the disabled toilet of a York supermarket.

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Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic halted on M62 near Leeds as children spotted running across motorway

Traffic was halted on the M62 near Leeds last night after children were spotted running in front of vehicles on the motorway.

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Five people were arrested during a police operation focused on Dewsbury town centre. Picture: Google

Five people arrested during police operation in Dewsbury town centre

Five people were arrested in Dewsbury during a police operation to tackle child sexual exploitation, human trafficking and anti-social behaviour in the town centre.

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Police were called to Alpine Close in Batley following reports of an armed man making threats. Picture: Google

Armed police arrest two people in Batley after reports of man with handgun making threats

Armed police arrested two people in Batley this afternoon following reports that a man with a handgun had been making threats.

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Smoking in cars carrying children was outlawed in October 2015.

Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

Only one person in the whole of Yorkshire and the Humber was fined in the first two years after it became illegal to smoke in cars carrying a child, a new analysis has found.

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Want to be a PCSO with West Yorkshire Police? Here's how you can apply

Want to be a PCSO with West Yorkshire Police? Here's how you can apply

West Yorkshire Police is looking for its next intake of Police Community Support Officers to help strengthen its frontline teams across the county.

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Protect the Protectors: How you can support our dedicated police, firefighters and paramedics in face of attacks

West Yorkshire’s blue light services are standing together in support of new laws to give police, firefighters and paramedics better protection against attacks while on duty.

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Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Buying tickets for the FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia? Don't fall foul of the scammers

Significant worldwide demand for tickets is expected ahead of this summer's FIFA 2018 World Cup finals in Russia.

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Northern services are being disrupted after trespassers forced the closure of railway lines.

Severe disruption to Northern train services after incident between Halifax and Bradford

Passengers are being warned to expect cancellations and delays to Northern services in West Yorkshire following an incident on the railway this morning.

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The man's body was found inside a house in Norfolk Street, Batley. Picture: Google

Police investigating death of man found inside Batley house

A woman has been interviewed by police investigating the death of a 39-year-old man in Batley.

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Police are seeking witnesses to a collision on the M62 near Hartshead Moor services.

Police seek witnesses to serious crash on M62 near Hartshead Moor services

Police are seeking witnesses to a crash on the M62 which left a man seriously injured.

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James Phillips received an extended 14 year jail term when he appeared at Leeds Crown Court.

Heckmondwike man snared by paedophile hunters is branded 'dangerous sexual predator' by Leeds judge

A man ensnared by so-called paedophile hunters was given an extended jail term of 14 years as a judge branded him a “dangerous sexual predator”.

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Traffic queuing on the M62 westbound carriageway following the fatal collision. Picture: Crown 2018

Police confirm death of motorcyclist involved in M62 collision near Ripponden

A motorcyclist has died following a crash on the M62 near Ripponden this morning.

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Traffic queuing on the westbound carriageway of the M62. Picture: Crown 2018

Police warn M62 closure will be in place for several hours after serious collision near Ripponden

Motorists are being warned that a closure will be kept in place on the M62 for several hours today after a serious collision on the motorway near Ripponden.

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The crash happened in Smithies Lane, Birstall. Picture: Google

Firefighters rescue woman trapped after car crash in Birstall

A woman was trapped in the wreckage when two cars collided in Birstall this morning.
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Northern Rail services will be affected by strike action today.

Northern Rail strike: Further disruption to Yorkshire train services as RMT union holds second walkout in a week

Northern Rail workers are staging a further 24-hour walkout today in a long-running dispute over the future role of train guards.

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Police were called to Syke Lane in Earlsheaton after a body was found. Picture: Google

Dewsbury police investigating after discovery of body in Earlsheaton

A police cordon has been put in place after a body was found in a Dewsbury suburb.

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Rail workers at Northern are taking part in a 24-hour stoppage today as a dispute over the future of train guards on the company's services continues.

Northern Rail strike: Limited services and disruption due to 24-hour walkout by RMT union members

Workers at Northern Rail are staging two 24-hour walkouts this week as a long-running row over the future role of train guards continue.

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