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Channel 4: Broadcaster's move 'a game changer' for Leeds

About a quarter of Channel 4's 800 staff will be based in Leeds, with the city reacting positively to the move. Source: BBC Leeds

Prince Andrew 'should resign from Huddersfield University role'

Huddersfield Labour Students say Prince Andrew has a "blasé attitude" over Jamal Khashoggi's death. Source: BBC Leeds

Channel 4 chooses Leeds for new HQ

The broadcaster is moving almost 40% of its staff out of the capital. Source: BBC Leeds

Steve Mounie suggests the Pythons as a new nickname for Benin

Benin striker Steve Mounie backs his country's plan to change its nickname from the Squirrels and suggests the Pythons. Source: BBC Leeds

County Championship and One-Day Cup changes agreed for 2020 season

The County Championship will see three teams promoted and one relegated next year to create a 10-team top tier from 2020. Source: BBC Leeds

NHS Digital restructure will see 500 jobs axed across England

It employs about 2,700 people in IT-related roles with almost 2,000 of those jobs in Leeds. Source: BBC Leeds

University of Bradford staff start three-day strike

Members of the union Unison are angry at plans to cut up to 250 jobs. Source: BBC Leeds

Crawshaws meat retailer collapse puts 600 jobs at risk

The meat retailer operates from more than 50 outlets across the Midlands and North of England. Source: BBC Leeds

Fireworks thrown at blind woman and dog in Leeds

The woman and her guide dog were walking near a park when they were attacked. Source: BBC Leeds

DIY Generation: How to be your own boss by 25

Young entrepreneurs give advice on how to get started in business. Source: BBC Leeds

Solihull Moors 0-0 FC Halifax Town

Danny Wright smashes a penalty over the bar and Solihull Moors must settle for a goalless draw with FC Halifax Town. Source: BBC Leeds

Nellie's Tree in Aberford named UK tree of the year

Nellie's tree in West Yorkshire was planted almost 100 years ago as a romantic gesture. Source: BBC Leeds

Wakefield sex abuse imam Mohammed Ghani's jail term increased

Mohammed Ghani abused a young girl over seven years during "professional visits" to her home. Source: BBC Leeds

Ashley King jailed for 'love rival' stabbing death

Gareth Atkinson died after he was stabbed in the neck in the hallway of a block of flats. Source: BBC Leeds

Domestic violence, 'always a threat' says victim

A West Yorkshire domestic violence victim on why there is no end to her torment. Source: BBC Leeds

Luke Ayling: Leeds United defender out for two months with knee injury

Leeds United defender Luke Ayling is ruled out for two months with a knee injury suffered against Nottingham Forest. Source: BBC Leeds