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Kellingley Colliery To Close in Next 48 Hours?

Miners reject phased closure plans

West Yorkshire PCC Wants To Eradicate Trafficking

Mark Burns-Williamson is calling for a national group to be created involving all police forces and agencies

Police continue to search for a missing Wakefield man, a year on.

The search for a missing Wakefield man continues, a year after he disappeared. 69 year old Kevin Judge was last seen near his home in Lupset.

False fire alarms could cost firms in the district

Businesses across West Yorkshire could be fined by the fire service for three or more false alarms.

UK Coal to close Kellingley and Thoresby colliery

UK Coal is planning to shut both of its deep pit mines - one near Knottingley - the other in Nottinghamshire.

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Novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies In Mexico

Nobel Prize-winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has died aged 87.

Video: AC/DC To Continue Without Ill Malcolm Young

AC/DC guitarist Malcolm Young is taking a break from the band to focus on his health, the band has said.

Video: X-Men Director Accused Of Teen Sexual Assault

X-Men director Bryan Singer has been accused of drugging and raping a teenage boy in the late 1990s, according to a lawsuit filed in a US court.

Robin Williams 'Back For Mrs Doubtfire Sequel'

Robin Williams is to make a sequel to his 1993 hit Mrs Doubtfire, according to reports.

Leigh And Loach Up For Top Cannes Prize Again

Films by British directors Mike Leigh and Ken Loach have been selected to compete for the Palme d'Or prize at the Cannes Film Festival.

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Boy, 14, Charged With Raping 10-Year-Old Girl

A 14-year-old boy is due to appear in court charged with raping a 10-year-old girl.

Video: House Price Increases Create 'Generation Rent'

The booming housing market is causing a generation of young people to become increasingly pessimistic about their chances of getting on the property ladder, according to a new study.

Axelrod Role Is 'Seriously Bad News For Tories'

The man credited with masterminding Barack Obama's back-to-back presidential victories will play a key role in Ed Miliband's General Election campaign.

Detectives Launch Manhunt After Essex Murder

Police have launched a murder hunt after a man died from stab wounds he suffered when he was attacked in Essex.

Woman Burned In Doorstep Cleaning Fluid Attack

Six people have been arrested after a woman suffered serious burns when she had a caustic liquid thrown in her face while answering the door.

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