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Prolific criminal Jamie Chambers told police he was a shoplifter but not a burglar after being caught burgling pensioners house in Liversedge

Leeds Crown Court

Arrested after he was disturbed by 70-year-old victim

GCSE results from around Kirklees and Calderdale

Results are pouring into the Examiner office from across the area and are being put on the website as soon as we get them

Going up! New Rastrick Fire Station build on schedule

New fire station set for completion in March 2015

Huddersfield video gamers have smash hit on their hands in Firefly Runner

Red Kite Games see Firefly Runner downloaded 500,000 times in just three weeks

Lindley man Andrew Whiston died at employer's luxury house from cocaine and alcohol cocktail following Christmas party

Andrew Whiston died from 'potentially fatal' dose of cocaine exacerbated by heavy drinking

Road safety charity Brake calls for compulsory regular eyesight testing for drivers

Bad eyesight is causing 2,900 road casualties a year, it is claimed
Bad eyesight causing 2,900 road casualties a year, it is claimed

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Frankie Dettori with staff at the Pear Tree Inn, Mirfield

Mine's a pint, Frankie! Celebrity jockey Frankie Dettori jumps behind the bar at the Pear Tree Inn, Mirfield

Horse racing legend is friends with pub manager Peter Murphy

Honley High School says tougher marking to blame for GCSE results dip

School achieved 73 per cent pass rate compared to 78 last year

Rise in students gaining top GCSE grades at Hipperholme Grammar School

Hipperholme Grammar School GCSE results day Lydia Chin and Sophie Godlington
Percentage of pupils gaining A*-B grades rose by four per cent

Thornhill Community Academy sees boost in foreign language GCSEs

Principal Jonny Mitchell with students at Thornhill Community Academy
Staff at Thornhill Community Academy are  celebrating "excellent GCSE results, achieving top grades which will allow them to take the next steps in their careers," despite a slight reduction on the pass rate. 
Oliver Norwood has completed his move from Huddersfield Town to Reading

Oliver Norwood completes move from Huddersfield Town to Reading

The 23-year-old midfielder has signed three-year terms at the Madejski Stadium

Huddersfield Town hopeful over injured trio

Danny Ward and his team-mates James Vaughan and Lee Peltier are being assessed in training
The stand-in manager is keeping close tabs on his three returning players

Which Huddersfield Town duo have taken on the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Huddersfield Town defender Anthony Gerrard and team-mate James Vaughan have taken on the ice bucket challenge
The social media craze has already helped raise millions for charity and now Anthony Gerrard and James Vaughan have got involved

VIDEO: Huddersfield Town writer Doug Thomson reflects on the Terriers' 2-1 win at Reading

Reading v Huddersfield Town
Mark Lillis' side secured their first three points of the Championship season thanks to first-half goals from Jacob Butterfield and Harry Bunn
Wembley Stadium

Former Huddersfield Giants coach Malcolm Reilly is Challenge Cup final guest of honour

Rugby League legend Malcolm Reilly is to play a key role at the Castleford v Leeds Challenge Cup final

Huddersfield Giants suffer Academy defeat at Warrington

Giants Badge
Leaders Warringtoin showed their class with victory over the Giants

Are Huddersfield Giants finally getting their Super League defensive act together?

Huddersfield Giants' Head Coach Paul Anderson
Paul Anderson was encouraged by his side's defence in the win over Widnes
Oliver Norwood has completed his move from Huddersfield Town to Reading

Oliver Norwood completes move from Huddersfield Town to Reading

The 23-year-old midfielder has signed three-year terms at the Madejski Stadium

Huddersfield Town hopeful over injured trio

Danny Ward and his team-mates James Vaughan and Lee Peltier are being assessed in training
The stand-in manager is keeping close tabs on his three returning players

Which Huddersfield Town duo have taken on the Ice Bucket Challenge?

Huddersfield Town defender Anthony Gerrard and team-mate James Vaughan have taken on the ice bucket challenge
The social media craze has already helped raise millions for charity and now Anthony Gerrard and James Vaughan have got involved
Mini burgers were snatched up by punters

Review: Burger giant Almost Famous launches Leeds restaurant in style

Burger chain has arrived in Yorkshire after cooking up a storm in Manchester and Liverpool

Queue-round-the-block burger joint Almost Famous to open in Leeds

The Almost Famous Baddaboom burger and fries
Two-level bar and restaurant to open in city centre after successes of Manchester and Liverpool branches

Off to Leeds Festival? Read our festival survival guide to make sure your weekend goes without a hitch

Are you ready for Leeds Festival 2014?
From festival fashion to what to pack and how to make sure you don't miss your favourite bands
Amanda Vigar

Amanda Vigar, of V&A Bell Brown, looks to her Yorkshire roots

Yorkshire Day gives Tykes a chance to celebrate their regional roots - without feeling trapped by them

Chadwick Lawrence partner awarded MBA

Sarah Crowther, head of family law and probate at Chadwick Lawrence, studied part-time to gain an MBA at Huddersfield University

Syngenta backs apprenticeships

A leading Huddersfield manufacturer is urging school leavers to take the apprenticeship route into a career

Videos & Photos

Frankie Dettori with staff at the Pear Tree Inn, Mirfield

Mine's a pint, Frankie! Celebrity jockey Frankie Dettori jumps behind the bar at the Pear Tree Inn, Mirfield

Honley High School says tougher marking to blame for GCSE results dip

Hipperholme Grammar School GCSE results day Lydia Chin and Sophie Godlington

Rise in students gaining top GCSE grades at Hipperholme Grammar School

Bank Holiday weekend weather: Britain set to be colder than Siberia

Thermometers are set to plummet as a stubborn band of low pressure drags air in from the north, with two weeks of wet and windy weather ahead

'Shock results' after GCSE reforms lead to first rise in grades of C or higher for three years

GCSEs: This years results show a huge rise in maths but a drop in English
Headteachers said some schools were seeing "volatility" in results

Morning news headlines: Hunt on for man who beheaded US journalist, GCSE results expected to change, 12% rise in children in care

A frame from a video released by Islamic State militants that purports to show the killing of journalist James Foley
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