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Lane closed after pedestrian seen walking on motorway - as Leeds endures traffic chaos

Traffic chaos has hit Leeds tonight with long delays affecting drivers.
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The woman was from Wibsey, Bradford. The man arrested is from Halifax

Man arrested over murder of West Yorkshire woman found strangled, stabbed & sexually assaulted 20 years ago

Police have arrested a West Yorkshire man in connection with a murder more than 20 years ago.

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Scene of the robbery in Thornton Square, Brighouse (picture Stuart Black)

Security guard attacked with chemical and robbed of cash box outside West Yorkshire bank

A security guard has been attacked with a chemical and robbed outside a bank in West Yorkshire.
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Police find body of young girl in river in search for missing 11-year-old in Halifax

Police find body of young girl in river in search for missing 11-year-old in Halifax

Police searching for a missing 11-year-old girl in West Yorkshire have found a body in a river this evening.
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VIDEO: Heroic passers-by push and tow stranded ambulance up snow-covered street in West Yorkshire

An ambulance which got stuck in heavy snow was heroically towed to its emergency call by members of the public who stepped in to help.
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West Yorkshire Police warn motorists not to travel after car flips upside down in snow and ice

Motorists have been warned to avoid all travel after a car flipped upside down and landed on its roof in snow and ice tonight.
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Super Blue Blood Moon and lunar eclipse set to light up skies this month

An incredibly rare lunar phenomenon will take place in the skies at the end of this month - a Supermoon, a blood moon and a total lunar eclipse, all in the same night.

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The scam message

West Yorkshire Police issue warning over supermarket money-off voucher scam

West Yorkshire Police have issued a warning about a new scam currently doing the rounds on WhatsApp involving 'money off vouchers'.
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A motorist ran out of fuel on the M62 in West Yorkshire. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

How far will your car run on the fuel warning light - and can you get in trouble for running out of petrol?

It's a feeling every motorist has experienced at least once in the run-up to payday: you're trying to scrape every last drop of fuel out of your tank, and the dreaded fuel warning light comes on.
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The nine men wanted in West Yorkshire

REVEALED: West Yorkshire's most wanted men who owe £11million to courts

Crimestoppers is looking for information on nine criminals in West Yorkshire -  seven of whom owe £11million in outstanding court orders in total.
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Severe delays on West Yorkshire motorway after accident

Motorists have been warned to expect severe delays after an accident on a West Yorkshire Motorway.

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The flipped over car

PHOTOS: Flipped car, drink driving, illegal cars & speeding: What West Yorkshire Police dealt with over the weekend

Police officers in West Yorkshire had plenty to deal with over the weekend.

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The man hiding out. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

'He won't be winning any awards for hide and seek champion' - police find wanted man 'hiding under bed'

Police have released this photo of a man found 'hiding' under his bed in Calderdale.

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A classic car at the event

Over 1,000 classic cars, stunt show and monster trucks at Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day

Tickets are rapidly selling out for the Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day.
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The classic, vintage and unusual cars on display at the show in 2016

Classic car rally, monster trucks and fun fair at Yorkshire Post Motor Show - tickets now on sale

More than 1,000 classic and vintage cars are set to go on display at the Yorkshire Post Motor Show on Father's Day, June 18.
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Streaming could land you in jail

KODI WARNING: New law means illegal Kodi box now carries 10-year jail sentence

A new law passed today means people using streaming devices like the Kodi box could now be jailed for up to 10 years.

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VIDEO: The most striking photos which summed up Tour de Yorkshire 2017

A record 2.2 million fans turned out to watch the Tour de Yorkshire across the county as the gripping racing unfolded.
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PHOTOS: How drivers reacted to escaped pig traffic chaos on West Yorkshire motorway

PHOTOS: How drivers reacted to escaped pig traffic chaos on West Yorkshire motorway

An escaped pig wreaked havoc on the M62 in West Yorkshire tonight.

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LIVE UPDATES: All traffic stopped on West Yorkshire motorway due to escaped pig in the road

LIVE UPDATES: All traffic stopped on West Yorkshire motorway due to escaped pig in the road

A live pig on the motorway has stopped all traffic on the M62.

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All traffic stopped on West Yorkshire motorway due to escaped pig in the road

All traffic stopped on West Yorkshire motorway due to escaped pig in the road

A live pig on the motorway has stopped all traffic on the M62.
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