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Ivory seizures hit record level as UK prepares to strengthen trade laws to help dwindling elephant population

Ivory seizures hit record level as UK prepares to strengthen trade laws to help dwindling elephant population

By Polly Robinson A RECORD 40 tonnes of trafficked ivory was recovered last year, according to a new report released as the UK prepares to introduce tougher rules to protect elephants.

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UPDATE: Halifax Schoolgirl has now been found

UPDATE: Halifax Schoolgirl has now been found

By Matt Guy MISSING Schoolgirl aged 12, Izabela Vorosova, has now been found after an appeal from police officers in Calderdale. Izabela’s family grew increasingly worried for her welfare, who was last seen at her home address on Monday evening. Officers would like to thank members of the public for sharing the successful appeal,  as Izabela has now been found […]

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Arson attack damages listed school building in Wortley

Arson attack damages listed school building in Wortley

by Elizabeth Archer An arson attack on a derelict school in Leeds has caused extensive damage after flames spread throughout the listed building. Police are appealing for witnesses after the offenders broke into the old Upper Wortley Primary School building, on Ashley Road, on Saturday evening around 6pm.

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Brawl on Leeds train left a woman with large clumps of hair missing

Brawl on Leeds train left a woman with large clumps of hair missing

by Lisa Bradley A brawl between two women spilled from a Leeds train onto the railway station platform earlier this month, and police are appealing for witnesses. A woman had large clumps of her hair pulled out during the fight which happened between Leeds and Dewsbury.

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Man hospitalised after scooter crash in Wortley

Man hospitalised after scooter crash in Wortley

by Emma Kirwan Police are appealing for witnesses after a middle aged man was injured in a scooter crash following a road traffic collision in Leeds. The 47-year old was the rider of a red and white 125cc Peugeot Sum scooter which collided with metal railings at a pelican crossing outside the JCT 600 Mazda showroom on the A6110 Leeds Outer Ring Road, […]

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Coroner appeals for relatives of Pudsey woman

West Yorkshire Coroner's Office

Coroner’s officers in Leeds are appealing for help in tracing relatives of 54-year-old Jacqueline Lander from Pudsey. Ms Lander was found dead at her home in Victoria Crescent, Pudsey, on Thursday, July 2. She died of natural causes. Any relatives or anyone with any information about any family members of Ms Lander are asked to call Leeds Coroner’s Officer Robert Wright […]

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Appeal to find relatives of pensioner found dead in Bradford

Appeal to find relatives of pensioner found dead in Bradford

By Anders Anglesey Coroners have issued an appeal to relatives of Trevor Dalby to come forward after he was found dead at an address in Little Horton, last weekend. The 67-year-old died of natural causes at his home in Seldon Street, last Sunday, and coroners are eager for relatives or anyone with information to contact Coroners Officer Symone Holmes on […]

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West Yorkshire Police appealing for witnesses after boys threatened by man wielding knife

West Yorkshire Police appealing for witnesses after boys threatened by man wielding knife

Police have made a public appeal for witnesses to come forward after two boys were threatened with a knife in Bradford’s Peel Park at 4.55pm last Saturday. The two boys were confronted by a white man and who is believed to be in his late teens or early twenties. In the following altercation the man threatened the boys, aged 14 […]

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Victims of Savile abuse left “angry and disappointed” by High Court ruling

Jimmy Savile, of Leeds, died aged 84 on October 29, 2011.

Jimmy Savile, of Leeds, died aged 84 on October 29, 2011. By Joseph Keith The Jimmy Savile Charitable Trust is set to to challenge pay-outs to people who were assaulted by the former DJ. A High Court ruling last week granted the trust a hearing at the Court of Appeal which may block victims from receiving compensation through a previously […]

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UPDATED: Police confirm missing woman has been found

Christina Anne Waters has been missing since 11am yesterday.

A 58-year-old woman who went missing on Monday in Harrogate has been found, police have confirmed. Good news. Christine Warters from Ripon has been found. Thank you all for your retweets. — NorthYorkshirePolice (@NYorksPolice) July 22, 2014 Christina Anne Waters, of Ripon, was last seen walking along the A61 in Harrogate at 11am before she went missing on Monday, July […]

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