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City in West Yorkshire, England

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Leeds: City in West Yorkshire, England
Leeds is the largest city in the county of West Yorkshire in Northern England, approximately 170 miles (270 km) north of central London. Leeds is the cultural, financial and commercial heart of the West Yorkshire Built-up Area, the UK's fourth-most populous urban area with a reported population of 2.6 million in 2013.

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Joel Tomkins: Catalans Dragons forward calls guilty verdict an 'injustice' after eight-game ban

Catalans Dragons' Joel Tomkins says his eight-game ban for a "suspect challenge" on Leeds' Richie Myler is an "injustice".
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Halton Moor disorder: Two men and 14-year-old arrested

Police and their vehicles were targeted with bricks and fireworks amid disorder in part of Leeds.
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Leeds anti-freeze attack in Lidl car park: Man charged

A woman in her 20s and a toddler were attacked in a Lidl car park in Leeds in summer 2019.
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Covid-19: Patient rise halts non-essential operations in Leeds

The trust running hospitals in Leeds expects an increase in intensive care patients in the coming days.
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Aston Villa 0-3 Leeds: Patrick Bamford hat-trick ends hosts' 100% start

Leeds end Aston Villa's 100% winning start and deny them top spot in the Premier League table thanks to a Patrick Bamford hat-trick.
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Bamford hat-trick as Leeds end Villa's perfect start

Leeds end Aston Villa's 100% winning start and deny them top spot in the Premier League table thanks to a Patrick Bamford hat-trick.
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Super League: St Helens 40-8 Leeds Rhinos

St Helens move a step closer to a third Super League minor premiership in a row with a comfortable victory over Leeds.
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Covid-19: Northern Ballet returns to Leeds stage for live show

Northern Ballet believes the show was the first live dance event in the UK since lockdown began.
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Leeds & England midfielder Phillips suffers shoulder injury

Leeds United and England midfielder Kalvin Phillips is ruled out for up to six weeks with a shoulder injury.
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Jimenez strike earns Wolves win at Leeds

Striker Raul Jimenez scores with a deflected shot as Wolves hit Leeds with a sucker-punch to earn victory at Elland Road.
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Late Gale drop-goal sees Leeds beat Salford to win Challenge Cup

Ash Handley scores two tries, Tom Briscoe breaks a Wembley record and Luke Gale lands a late drop-goal as Leeds edge past Salford 17-16 to win the Challenge Cup.
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Woman's car stolen in Leeds with three daughters inside

Four people face magistrates charged with offences ranging from kidnap to arson.
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Leeds station CV stunt lands former royal butler new job

Trevor Walford, 63, lands a job after handing out his CV at railway stations in and around Leeds.
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Dominant Leeds beat Wigan to reach Challenge Cup final

Leeds Rhinos reach their first Challenge Cup final for five years with a dominant win over Wigan in a rain-soaked St Helens.
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Bus hits Leeds house with 'massive bang'

The single-decker goes through a wall and badly damages a garage in Leeds early this morning.
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Covid-19: Cities fear 'huge' economic impact of restrictions

The hospitality sectors in Leeds, Liverpool and Manchester face "decimation", council leaders say.
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Newman injury overshadows Leeds victory over Hull KR

Leeds Rhinos ease past Hull KR but the victory is overshadowed by a suspected double leg-break for Harry Newman.
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Leeds win seven-goal thriller against Fulham

Leeds come out on top in an seven-goal thriller against Fulham in their first Premier League home game for 16 years.
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Hull beat Leeds 9-8 on penalties to cause EFL Cup surprise

League One Hull City are through to the third round of the Carabao Cup following a penalty shootout victory over Leeds United.
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Woman in Leeds dragged along road by car seriously injured

Police are appealing for anyone who may know the currently unidentified victim to come forward.
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Salah scores hat-trick as Liverpool beat Leeds in thriller

Mohamed Salah completed his hat-trick with a late penalty as Premier League champions Liverpool just about saw off Leeds on their long-awaited return.
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Leeds DWP office failed to enforce social distancing

A Health and Safety Executive inspection found staff congregating around a desk at the Leeds office.
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Job interviews for man who gave out CV at station

Trevor Walford, 63, held up a sign in Leeds asking for work after losing his job amid the pandemic.
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Coronavirus: House party concerns amid rise in cases

Last weekend seven £10,000 fines were handed out to the organisers of illegal raves in Leeds.
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How Leeds midfielder Kalvin Phillips earned his England call-up

BBC Sport profiles one of the England squad's newest faces - the man Leeds fans call the 'Yorkshire Pirlo'.
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Coronavirus: Leeds expected to become 'area of concern'

The city is expected to appear on the government's coronavirus watch list as cases continue to rise.
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Man wakes up to find 4ft-snake slithering on bedside table in Leeds

Serpent was inches from pillow: 'Not what anyone expects,' says RSPCA inspector called out to help
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'Bullying' of Leeds young gymnast had lasting impact

The then eight-year-old's mother says his treatment caused low self esteem and a lack of confidence.
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Armley murder: Victim was 'assaulted by gang of youths'

The victim, in his 40s, died at a house in Leeds in the early hours of Thursday morning, police say.
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Premier League 2020-21 fixtures announced: Liverpool to face Leeds in opening games

Champions Liverpool will face promoted Leeds in the standout game of the 2020-21 Premier League season's opening weekend.
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Super League: Wigan beat Leeds to go top of Super League

Liam Farrell scores his 100th club try to help Wigan Warriors move to the top of Super League with victory over Leeds Rhinos.
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Arsenal to sell Lacazette to Atletico Madrid - Sunday's gossip

Arsenal to sell Lacazette to Atletico Madrid, Brighton reject Leeds bid for White, with Chelsea and Liverpool also keen, plus more.
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New measures after rise in Leeds virus cases

Cases in Leeds have more than tripled in a week, leading to mobile testing units being brought in.
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Five arrested over Rotherham child sexual exploitation

Four of the five men live in Rotherham, while the fifth lives in Leeds.
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Leeds Nationwide held up by robber in a face mask

The man showed a note demanding money to cashiers at Nationwide on Albion Street, Leeds city centre.
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Leeds police officers injured as fans leave piles of rubbish

Thousands of fans gathered in Leeds to celebrate their club's promotion to the Premier League.
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Brentford miss chance to go second as Leeds confirmed as champions

Brentford miss the chance to put Championship promotion in their own hands by falling to defeat at Stoke City.
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Ten moments that mattered as Bielsa led Leeds to promotion

Following Leeds United's promotion to the Premier League, here are 10 moments that made the difference under Marcelo Bielsa.
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Leeds fans gather at Elland Road to celebrate promotion

Jubilant Leeds fans ignored warnings to stay at home and instead gathered outside Elland Road.
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Leeds win to move a point from promotion to Premier League

Leeds edge out bottom-of-the-table Barnsley at Elland Road to move a point from promotion to the Premier League.
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West Bromwich Albion 4-2 Hull City: Baggies win to cut gap to leaders Leeds

West Brom keep up the pressure on Leeds at the top of the Championship by beating relegation-threatened Hull in a six-goal thriller.
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West Brom beat Sheff Wed to close gap to Leeds

West Bromwich Albion move a point behind Championship leaders Leeds United after a comfortable win at Sheffield Wednesday.
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Championship: What happened on Saturday as Leeds march on and Neil Warnock makes a winning start at Middlesbrough

Neil Warnock's winning return, Leeds close in on promotion, belief over barbeques for the basement side's boss and the rest of Saturday's Championship news.
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Huge, jagged hailstones lash northern England as thunderstorms sweep the country

Images show people in Leeds and Sheffield holding large clumps of icy debris
Independent - Published

UK weather: Hailstones fall on Leeds and Sheffield

A Met Office yellow weather warning for thunderstorms and heavy rain remains in place.
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Leeds remove Bin Laden photo from seat at Elland Road

Leeds say there will be no more "offensive images" after a photo of Osama Bin Laden is removed from Elland Road.
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Leeds Black Lives Matter protest calls for end to 'systemic racism'

The latest Black Lives Matter rally in Leeds is taking part on Woodhouse Moor in Hyde Park.
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All libraries, museums and galleries in Leeds at risk of closure as local councils count cost of coronavirus

Council bosses in Leeds say, without more money from government, 'we would have to take very Draconian measures'
Independent - Published

Man arrested over Leeds swan shooting

Two swans were killed in marshland in what police called an "appallingly cruel" attack.
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Thousands rally in Leeds to support Black Lives Matter protest

People taking part in the "peaceful" protest in Leeds say they "will no longer be silenced from fear".
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