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Local pharmacies stock free COVID tests

Community pharmacy teams in West Yorkshire are now offering free coronavirus (COVID-19) test kits as they help to support the lifting of...

Watch this moving video of little Alayna’s heart condition

Almost 1 in 100 babies in the UK are born with congenital heart disease (CHD), and in Yorkshire, around 18% of all...

Bread, milk, …Ganesh? A supermarket tale of ‘Cultural Appropriation’

My Ganesh, and all he represents, is reduced to an exotic ‘objet’ – one to be plonked into your flowerbed for...

COVID-19: What can you do from 12 April?

We’ve finally emerged from the first stage of England’s lockdown roadmap and enter the eagerly-awaited second phase, which sees retails, hairdressers...

Senior NHS figures stress Muslims CAN get Covid jab whilst fasting

Senior GP Dr Farzana Hussain stresses that getting the jab does not break the fast for Muslims observing Ramadan.“Getting an injection...

Serving police officer charged with indecent image offences

DC Paul Allgood, 60, attached to the Met's Economic Crime Unit pleaded guilty to three counts of making/possessing indecent images of children...

Death of Prince Philip prompts huge outpour of public grief and...

The Duke of Edinburgh has died aged 99, Buckingham Palace has announced. Prince Phillip, husband and consort to Queen...

West Midlands Police vow to “get under skin” of urban street...

The West Midlands police force has acted on a pledge to tackle organised criminality in Birmingham by expanding and restructuring our...

During Bowel Cancer Awareness Month people urged to be aware of...

As part of Bowel Cancer Awareness Month during April, health and care organisations across Leeds are urging people of all ages to...

Digital future for the Royal Armouries as it marks 25 years...

The Royal Armouries has been awarded £429,600 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund for the rollout of a transformative Digital Vision...

‘Yes, M’Lord!’ Two junior barristers launch a range of hijabs suitable...

(Pictured above: Lawyer Sana Waheed model’s the hijab approved for Court) “Don’t let anyone dictate what you...

Blind England footballer changes perceptions with ground-breaking initiative

A blind England international footballer is looking to educate thousands around the world about disability through his ground-breaking initiative.

“Terrible injustice”: Nadiya Hussain calls to protect families from the impacts...

Author, TV chef and WaterAid ambassador Nadiya Hussain MBE is supporting WaterAid’s call to ensure families everywhere have clean water

Public reminded to stay outside when meeting others to reduce spread...

·         From 29th March, groups of six people, or two households, are allowed to meet outside·         Scientists and medics are urging the public not...

How an organisation helping blind Asians stepped up during the pandemic

“Blind people face huge barriers to everyday life - going to the shops or online shopping is just not an option...

73-year-old grandma tells us how she’s made it through lockdown

How to feel better, and healthier: Small simple changes to what you eat and drink can really help make a big...

New £50 note: ‘Father of computer science’ features on latest banknote

The Bank of England has just unveiled the new £50 banknote, which celebrates the achievements of mathematician Alan Turing.

Get your Covid jab ‘before slots ‘dry up’ urges country’s top...

The country’s top doctor has urged everyone who is entitled to a Covid jab to come forward as new figures showed...

Local health experts and an Imam hold session on having COVID-19...

Health professionals from Leeds will be joined by a local Imam for a Facebook Live session, this will be about the importance...

Massive fire devastates Rohingya refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar

A massive fire swept through three IOM-managed sites yesterday displacing roughly 45,000 Rohingya refugees and causing catastrophic damage in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh,...

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