Police link taxi robberies in Huddersfield - can you help?

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One of the men threatened the driver with a weapon, believed to have been some sort of sharp object, and the driver handed over his takings

New mum verbally abused by drunk in street punched him in eye and tried to headbutt him, court hears

Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.
Her solicitor to Kirklees Magistrates Court: "She punched him and had I been a member of the public I would have said it serves you right."

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M62 speed cameras: Hundreds of speeding tickets not issued due to wording mix up

M62 average speed checks during managed motorway works
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Huddersfield's Greenhead College crowned country's top 6th form college

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Huddersfield NHS staff return to picket line in fight for a pay rise

Hospital and ambulance staff walk out as part of national industrial action

Number of foreign criminals arrested by West Yorkshire Police using European Arrest Warrant nearly doubles in four years

Arrests made under controversial EU legislation

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Kirklees Magistrates Court, Huddersfield.

New mum verbally abused by drunk in street punched him in eye and tried to headbutt him, court hears

Her solicitor to Kirklees Magistrates Court: "She punched him and had I been a member of the public I would have said it serves you right."

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Huddersfield Town 0-0 Sheffield Wednesday: fan and Examiner player ratings

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WATCH: Video highlights from Huddersfield Town's 0-0 draw in the Yorkshire derby with Sheffield Wednesday

Chris Powell's side missed out on the opportunity to leapfrog their rivals in the table in an entertaining goalless stalemate at the John Smith's Stadium

Huddersfield Town keeper Sam Guthrie making the most of loan stint at Salford City

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Remember Me stars Michael Palin

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