Para Athletics Championships: Silver lining for Kadeena Cox

IT took a world record run to deny Leeds star Kadeena Cox gold on a successful night for Great Britain at the World Para Athletics Championships.

Leader: USA's Jordan Spieth celebrates his birdie on the 18th during day three of The Open.
Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

The Open (day three): Branden Grace record as Jordan Spieth closes in on Jack Nicklaus

South Africa’s Branden Grace carded the first 62 in men’s major championship history as Jordan Spieth took a step closer to his own place in the record books at Royal Birkdale.

Learner drivers

This is how the driving test will change and when it will happen

The driving test is set to change later this year and this is what learner drivers can expect after the biggest revamp of its history.

Shooting in Sheffield - Picture: Dean Atkins

Man arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after teenager shot on Sheffield street

A man has been arrested after a teenager was shot in Sheffield yesterday afternoon.
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Umme Habiba Tahir

'Help us find missing Umme'

Police are appealing for help to trace a missing teenage girl from Bradford.

Today's Prom in Hull

Making history: first BBC Prom held in Yorkshire in nearly 90 years

History was made this afternoon as an orchestra struck up by the riverside in Hull - the first time a Prom has been held outside the capital in nearly 90 years.
Humberside Police gets into the spirit of today's huge parade

Thousands parade through Yorkshire city in first ever UK Pride

More than 2,000 people joined a rainbow parade through the streets of Hull to mark the start of a week of celebrations for the 50th anniversary of the partial deciminalisation of homosexuality.

This year's Great Yorkshire Show drew huge crowds again. (JPress).

YP Letters: Another great year for show full of delights

From: Mrs P Frankland, Hull Road, Dunnington, York

The BBC has come under fire for the amount some of its top 'talent' is paid. (PA).

YP Letters: No excuse for vast salaries of TV stars

From: Dave Croucher, Pinfold Gardens, Doncaster.

People remember good doctors in the days before the NHS. (JPress)

YP Letters: Memorable medics who plied their trade before the NHS

From: LR Hirst, Northorpe, Mirfield.

Chancellor Philip Hammond

David Behrens: Public pay should show we value nurses more than mandarins

Philip Hammond, who was, last time I checked, still the Chancellor, got into dreadful trouble last weekend for daring to suggest, in a leaked conversation, that workers in the public sector were paid too much.

Leeds woman sets up Crowdfunding page to replace scam victim's life savings

Leeds woman sets up Crowdfunding page to replace scam victim's life savings

A generous Leeds woman is attempting to replace £14,000 stolen from a pensioner who fell victim to an online scam.

Shelley Offless on Naked Attraction - Credit: Channel 4/Naked Attraction

Sheffield woman who bared all on Naked Attraction watched the episode with her mum

A Sheffield woman who bared all on Channel 4's Naked Attraction last night has admitted she watched the episode with her mum.

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Bobby's Sweet Centre on Roundhay Road

Leeds's first Indian takeaway closes after 43 years

The first Indian takeaway to open in Yorkshire has closed for good.
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Wakefield's Scott Grix, right.  Picture: Scott Merrylees

Wakefield Trinity v St Helens: Experienced Grix ensures the dream lives on for Trinity

HE can take the ‘Grandad’ jibes fine, but Wakefield Trinity’s players certainly now know not to joke about certain other things around Scott Grix.

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The Northern Lights

Leeds Bradford Airport launches unique 'travel bucket list' flights to Arctic city

Leeds Bradford Airport is to offer specially chartered flights to a top 'travel bucket list' destination.

Catwick Lane, near the scene of the accident

Driver 'critical' after road accident in East Yorkshire

An HGV driver was airlifted to hospital after his lorry overturned on an East Yorkshire country road.

Yorkshire celebrate a wicket falling against Birmingham Bears (Photo: David Williams)

Yorkshire Vikings v Worcestershire Rapids: All you need to know ahead of Natwest T20 Blast clash

Yorkshire take on Worcestershire Rapids at Headingley on Sunday looking for back-to-back home wins following Friday night's triumph over Birmingham Bears.

John Hesp and wife Mandy after coming fourth in the World Series of Poker Main Event

Bridlington poker player takes home £2m payout after Las Vegas competition

Amateur poker player John Hesp from Bridlington has crashed out of a big-money poker competition - but takes home $2.6m (£2m)
Jockeys leave the stalls at Haydock Park

Racing community shocked after Yorkshire stalls handler dies at meet

The racing community has been left stunned after the death of a Malton-based stalls handler following an accident at Haydock Park.

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