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'Confident, cultural' Leeds named in Lonely Planet's European top 10

Leeds has been named one of this year's top European destinations b y a major travel guide

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Missing woman's husband in court accused of conspiracy

The husband of a missing 49-year-old woman has appeared in court accused of conspiring with another man to administer a noxious substance to his wife.

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Labour promises £1bn arts fund to back 'cultural infrastructure'

Labour is promising to support arts, music, film and theatre across the country with a £1 billion cultural capital fund to invest in Britain's "cultural infrastructure".

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BBC apologises for DJ quiz where answer was Ian Brady

The BBC has apologised for a segment on a local radio station during which listeners were asked to guess the identity of a mystery person, who turned out to be Moors murderer Ian Brady.

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Theresa May 'wants to tear this fox apart', claims Lord Prescott

Labour grandee Lord Prescott has marked his return to the election campaign trail by pulling a soft toy fox out of a bag at a rally and accusing Theresa May of wanting to "tear it apart".

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Greens' poster seeks to link May and Johnson to Trump

The Green Party has sought to link Theresa May and Boris Johnson to US president Donald Trump in a new poster campaign.

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Husband of missing woman to face court on conspiracy charges

The husband of a missing 49-year-old woman has been charged by police investigating her disappearance.

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Man Utd bottom of the league for points won per pound spent on players' wages

Manchester United came bottom of the league for points won per pound spent on players' wages, according to analysis by sports finance experts.

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Taxi drivers set to protest over 'saturation' of market

Taxi drivers are to stage protests against the "saturation" of unlicensed private hire vehicles and out of town minicabs.

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Hallelujah! Boy returns to BGT after singing lessons to get Walliams buzzing

David Walliams became the final Britain's Got Talent judge to press the Golden Buzzer after being shown up by a 15-year-old singer.

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Two men arrested by police probing disappearance of woman, 49

Two people have been arrested by police investigating the disappearance of a 49-year-old woman.

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Hallelujah! Boy returns to BGT after singing lessons to get Walliams buzzing

David Walliams became the final Britain's Got Talent judge to press the Golden Buzzer after being shown up by a 15-year-old singer.

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Teenagers and pensioners strike a chord with BGT viewers

Britain's Got Talent viewers were impressed by opposite ends of the age spectrum with teenagers and pensioners getting the best reviews.

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Transgender inmate found dead 'let down by NHS, Prison Service and family'

A transgender prisoner who was found dead at Leeds Prison was held in the correct jail but let down by a range of services as well as her family, an inquest jury has concluded.

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'Fast And The Furious' pair get nine years in jail each for 140mph crash deaths

The driver and front-seat passenger of a car which ploughed into a quad bike while racing at 140mph killing four young people have each been jailed for nine years.

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Two charged over death of woman found in Leeds woodland

Two people have been charged with the murder of a 26-year-old woman whose body was found in woodland near Leeds.

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Pair held in missing woman case charged

Two men arrested as part of an investigation into the disappearance of a 49-year-old woman have been charged, police said.

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Murdered teacher's family get go-ahead to fight coroner's decision on witnesses

The family of a teacher murdered by a schoolboy have been given the go-ahead for a High Court challenge against a coroner's decision not to call other pupils as witnesses at an inquest into her death.

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Teenagers and pensioners strike a chord with BGT viewers

Britain's Got Talent viewers were impressed by opposite ends of the age spectrum with teenagers and pensioners getting the best reviews.

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Ed Miliband campaigns the fun way: Five things we learned from election campaign

Here are five things we learned during the General Election campaign on Thursday:

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