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West Yorkshire is a metropolitan county in England. It is an inland and, in relative terms, upland county having eastward-draining valleys while taking in the moors of the Pennines. West Yorkshire came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972 and has a population of 2.2 million.
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Covid: New measures imposed on North West, Midlands and West YorkshireThe local restrictions were announced on Friday amid a rise in cases.
Covid rules: Which areas are under new coronavirus restrictions?Parts of north-west England, West Yorkshire and the Midlands are now facing extra restrictions.
Haribo plans job cuts at Pontefract siteThe German-owned firm employs more than 700 people at two sites in West Yorkshire.
Coronavirus: Bowling, casinos and soft play can soon reopen in northSome Covid-19 restrictions will ease next week in Greater Manchester, Lancashire and West Yorkshire.
Dewsbury family 'devastated' by brothers' drowning in seaThe boys, aged 16 and 18, from West Yorkshire got into difficulties off the Lancashire coast.
Coronavirus: What led to new lockdown restrictions across the north of England?New rules ban separate households from gathering in homes, gardens and pubs across Greater Manchester, West Yorkshire and east Lancashire
Lockdown tightened for millions in EnglandSeparate households will not be allowed to meet indoors in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire.
Coronavirus: Lockdown tightened in parts of northern EnglandSeparate households will not be allowed to meet indoors in Greater Manchester, East Lancashire and parts of West Yorkshire.
Two dead in Brighouse police chase crashThe men were in a car which crashed into a road barrier in Brighouse, West Yorkshire, police say.
Coronavirus: Grand Central trains announces 'measured' returnThe firm, which runs from London to West Yorkshire and the north-east, will restart on 26 July.
Coronavirus: 165 cases at Kober factoryAsda said the site had reduced capacity and healthy staff could return to the West Yorkshire factory.
Coronavirus: Cleckheaton meat factory reopensPositive cases were confirmed at the Kober plant in Cleckheaton, West Yorkshire, last week.
Just West Yorkshire censured over claims MP fuelled racismA report by the race relations charity had accused Sarah Champion of fuelling racist abuse.
Coronavirus: PPE masks worth £160k from Salford warehouseThe masks were to be supplied to the NHS, along with councils and care homes, in West Yorkshire.
Coronavirus: West Yorkshire schoolgirl works on NHS wardsLeeoni Batty is working in a hospital's domestic services team while studying for her A-levels.
Fire crews tackle Widdop Reservoir moor blazeFirefighters from three brigades are tackling the blaze near Hebden Bridge in West Yorkshire.
Coronavirus: Yorkshire hospitals 'major concern' over gown shortageTrust chief Martin Barkley is unaware when more gowns will arrive at three West Yorkshire hospitals.
Coronavirus: Drone footage shows Yorkshire in lockdownOnce-bustling streets are still while formerly congested roads are clear and beaches lay empty across North and West Yorkshire.
Dewsbury house explosion: Man seriously injuredFire officers say the cause of the blast in Dewsbury, West Yorkshire, is not yet known.
West Yorkshire probation service 'requires improvement'Inspectors say the West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company has too few experienced staff.
Storm Dennis: Man dies in sea as UK hit by 90mph winds, heavy rain and floodsBritish army called in to West Yorkshire amid 'danger to life' warnings
Man arrested in Pakistan over 2005 murder of UK policewomanA man wanted in connection with the 2005 murder of British police officer Sharon Beshenivsky has been arrested in Pakistan, the UK's West Yorkshire police said.
West Yorkshire: Man fighting for life in hospital after Audi driver ploughs into crowd of pedestriansPolice arrest 49-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder after six pedestrians knocked down
Cottingley Fairies hoax photo sells for £1,000The famous fake photographs were created by two young cousins in Cottingley, West Yorkshire, in 1917.
Woman and child, 4, spotted on M62 in West YorkshireThe pair, thought to be asylum seekers, walked to Hartshead Services in West Yorkshire on Tuesday.
Miniature Bronte manuscript returns to author's childhood homeA miniature manuscript written by the teenage Charlotte Bronte is returning to her childhood home in West Yorkshire after it was bought by a British museum at auction in Paris.
None of the above: Brexit, austerity and political point-scoring leave Wakefield voters turned off from election'Workington man' has been named the symbol of a must-win Tory seat, but there are many key battlegrounds across the north. The Independent visits West Yorkshire where a city MP wants constituents'..
Disability hate crime reports rising and highest in West YorkshireWest Yorkshire has the highest number of reported offences in 2018-19, according to a charity.
Police chief disappointed PM used officers as speech backdropBoris Johnson launched into a political speech while flanked by 35 West Yorkshire police officers.
Boris Johnson heckled: 'You should be in Brussels; you're in Morley'Prime Minister Boris Johnson was taken to task moments after he arrived in the West Yorkshire town.
Wilder opens restaurant in Batley - then vows to 'get rid' of Ortiz and FuryWBC champion Deontay Wilder vows to "get rid" of Luis Ortiz and Tyson Fury in his coming fights amid "surreal" scenes at a restaurant opening in West Yorkshire.
Heckmondwike fire: Three arrested over arson attackA family escaped the blaze in West Yorkshire by jumping from an upstairs window.
West Yorkshire boss films no 'phone addicts' job advertisementMarketing boss Gerard O'Shaughnessy says staff have phones locked away in working hours.