‘A blatant racket’: Gangsta Granny stage company pulls shows at Leeds theatre in booking fees row

A leading touring stage company is to stop performing at a Leeds theatre in protest at “ludicrous” booking fees levied on its tickets for school children.

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Journalist James Foley was killed in pursuit of the truth, a profession being undermined by Donald Trump's false claims of 'fake news'.

Chris Burn: Telling truth to power is a mark of good journalism

LITTLE more than a mile from the White House in Washington DC is a memorial to 2,291 people who have died for simply doing their jobs – journalists killed for attempting to speak truth to power.

Alan Johnson has exposed the Government's record on social care.

Alan Johnson: We must find a way to tackle adult care crisis

ADULT social care in England presents the biggest domestic political challenge of our time.

Theresa May with Jean-Claude Juncker.

Bill Carmichael: It’s time that we called Juncker’s Brexit bluff

THE unelected president of the European Commission popped up this week to warn that the UK faces a “very hefty” bill for Brexit.

An artist's impression of HS2.

YP Letters: High-speed rail’s new milestone. HS2 is finally passed into law

LIKE it or not, HS2 is here to say after legislation paving the way for a high-speed railway from London to Birmingham was given Royal Assent.

Hull's Carlos Tuimavave goes over to score their first try

Hull pay the penalty for an indisciplined display

INEVITABLY, in a wretched game littered by so many penalties, it was a moment of ill-discipline that cost Hull FC last night.

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Man arrested in Sheffield over match spot-fixing

A third suspect has been arrested in connection with bribery offences linked to international cricket match spot-fixing.

Ranieri sacked months after unlikely title joy

Ranieri sacked months after unlikely title joy

HE WAS hailed a hero for taking an unlikely club to the Premier League title.

Keith Burnett, who earns over 400,000 a year at the University of Sheffield

Yorkshire university defends 'jet set lifestyle' of its chancellor who spent £49,000 on hotels and flights

A Yorkshire university has defended its vice chancellor’s jetset lifestyle after a new report revealed he had spent almost £50,000 on business class flights and hotels.

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Rugby legend Gareth Thomas to speak at launch of DLA Piper’s LGBT networking group

RUGBY legend Gareth Thomas will be the keynote speaker at an event organised by law firm DLA Piper to mark the official launch of its global networking group for the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender) community.

Immigration minister Robert Goodwill

Government under fire from backbenches over decision to close Dubs scheme

Ministers claim they made the controversial decision to close a resettlement scheme for child refugees because they feared it is luring vulnerable youngsters to a “watery grave”.

Sharon's last few moments with her son Marc. (Photo: SWNS).

Distraught Doncaster mum shares heartbreaking last photo of son as he dies from meningitis as warning to other parents

This heartbreaking photo captures the final moments a Doncaster mum shared with her six-year-old son before he died of meningitis - just two DAYS after he developed symptoms.

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Woodsome Hall's Chris Hanson (Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe).

Chris Hanson leading Yorkshire challenge in Johannesburg

English duo Aaron Rai and Paul Waring carded matching rounds of 65 before bad weather forced play to be suspended in the first round of the Joburg Open.

The IPPR has urged the Government to act now to avoid disruption to business

Fall in migration sparks fears of post-Brexit labour shortage

New figures revealing the first drop in net migration in two years have sparked fresh concerns about the knock-on effects of Brexit on the country’s economy.

Artist Sean Durkin (left) with Lord Mayor of Leeds Coun Gerry Harper and the painting.  Picture Tony Johnson

Leeds mayor in underpants painting is for charity

A PAINTING in the style of LS Lowry featuring Lord Mayor of Leeds Coun Gerry Harper in his underpants is set to cause quite a stir for a charity fundraiser.

New period drama starring Kit Harington begins filming near Leeds

New period drama starring Kit Harington begins filming near Leeds

A new period drama starring Game of Thrones actor Kit Harington has begun filming in West Yorkshire.

Heather Jakubiak with a Kodak vest pocket camera from WWI  at the National Media Museum in Bradford. Picture: Tony Johnson

Shot in a second, remembered forever: Images that showed Britain to itself

THEY ARE mere moments frozen in time, but their impact is indelible.

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The crash took place on the A165 in Speeton, near Filey.

Police seek witnesses to Filey crash after driver dies from injuries

A driver has died from his injuries after being involved in a crash on the North Yorkshire coast.

Richard Cresswell celebrates scoring past Sheffield Wednesda for Leeds United  in 2006

Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday: Five classic derbies between Yorkshire rivals

ELLAND ROAD has witnessed some famous moments over the years when Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday have locked horns.

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Hull KR chairman Neil Hudgell

"Another nonsensical day" - Hull KR chairman slams punishment from Million Pound Game crowd trouble

HULL KR chairman Neil Hudgell described the club’s punishment for crowd trouble following the Million Pound Game as “another nonsensical day” in the RFL’s disciplinary process.
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