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Reactions to controversial report on Leeds Children’s Heart Unit

Campaigners in 2013 fighting to keep the facility open

By Jamie Smith The head of Leeds hospitals has apologised to families of dying children who were met with a lack of comfort, sensitivity and professionalism at their time of greatest need at Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Unit.

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Knife-wielding robber in Leeds travel agents attack

Knife-wielding robber in Leeds travel agents attack

By Felicity McNamara A masked man armed with a knife threatened members of staff in a Leeds travel agents and escaped with a substantial amount of cash. He walked into Thomsons travel agents, in Town Street, Horsforth, shortly after 9am on March 11 before threatening two female members of staff and demanding they open the safe. The man, who had his face covered […]

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Appeals continue for missing Leeds man Ben Clarkson

Appeals continue for missing Leeds man Ben Clarkson

By Russell Truran Police have reiterated their appeals for information about missing man Ben Clarkson. Originally from Leeds, Ben Clarkson, 22, has not been seen since leaving Fibbers nightclub in York at 3.40am on Sunday 2 March. The alarm was raised when he failed to turn up for his shift at Banks Music Room in Lendal the following day. Store […]

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Two men arrested in connection with the death of Leeds man

Murder victim Colin Pierre, known to his friends as Craig

By Felicity Macnamara Two men have been arrested by detectives investigating the murder of a Leeds man whose body was found in woods in Chapel Allerton. The men, aged 41 and 48, were arrested in the Pudsey area last night on suspicion of the murder of Colin Pierre, whose body was discovered by teenagers as they walked through Gledhow Valley Woods, in […]

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