Hundreds of people have marched against cuts to public services and jobs, which union leaders claim are having a bigger impact here in the North than the South of the country.
Some parents also joined the rally in Halifax as uncertainty surrounds the future of local children's centres. Jon Hill reports.
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The victim, a Leeds woman aged in her fifties, was walking her animal along Bootham in York on Friday evening at around 8pm.
A coroner's document seen by ITV News calls on the holiday industry and government to act to prevent a repeat of two children's deaths.