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Dorthy Fairburn: Farming needs workers from the EU

FARMERS and landowners want to fully play their part in Britain’s food chain by continuing to provide a secure supply of food within the country, and also exporting their good quality agri-produce to markets in Europe and beyond.

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How Boeing's new Sheffield factory could look.

Coup for Steel City helps steer industrial revolution

SOUTH YORKSHIRE could play a crucial role leading “a new Industrial Revolution”, according to business and education leaders following Boeing’s decision to make Sheffield the home of its first European factory.

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Manningham Mills dominates the skyline of Bradford, which is one of the most affordable cities in Britain

North-north divide: York and Bradford in a tale of two cities

Home affordability in British cities is at its worst level since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times average earnings, a report has found.

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Jockey Tom Scudamore celebrates winning the Ryanair World Hurdle on Thistlecrack during St Patrick's Thursday of the 2016 Cheltenham Festival

William Hill looks to brighter future in 2017

Bookmaker William Hill ​said profits were dragged down by punter-friendly football and horse racing results last year, but the firm has seen a much better start to 2017.

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Bridlington is earmarked for 1,500 new homes

Seaside town ‘doesn’t have the facilities to support 1,500 new homes’

AN East Coast resort lacks the jobs and infrastucture needed to support 1,500 new homes, its Mayor has warned.

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Your chance to overcome manufacturing barriers

From the advanced robotic centres of South Yorkshire to the artisan food producers of North Yorkshire, the region is home to a world class manufacturing sector which is rich both heritage and opportunity.

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Debut delight: Alfred NDiaye celebrates scoring the opening goal for Hull against Liverpool. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Profits slump at William Hill following punter-friendly results

Profits at William Hill were dragged down by punter-friendly football and horse racing results last year, but Liverpool’s disastrous start to this year is helping the firm bounce back.

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The RBS branch in Dronfield. Google Street View

Q&A: Why is RBS performing so badly?

Royal Bank of Scotland’s ninth year of mammoth losses has confirmed an ever-widening gap with rivals in a sour end to the sector’s annual results season.

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RBS building on Park Row in Leeds

RBS in dire straits as it reports £7bn loss

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has reported a £7 billion annual loss, its ninth consecutive year in the red.

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Ray Stenton of NorthEdge Capital

North Edge Capital signs deal to sell Fine Industries to Chinese-listed company

NorthEdge Capital has agreed a sale of its chemicals’ manufacturer Fine Industries Limited to the Chinese-listed life sciences company Lianhe Chemical Technology Company.

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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.

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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.

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David Richards, chief executive officer of WANdisco, said he was delighted to welcome Dr Aahlad to the board

Board reshuffle at WANdisco

​​Software firm WANdisco announced more board reshuffling with the news that Dr Yeturu Aahlad, who was part of the core team that founded WANdisco in 2005, has joined the board whilst chief operating officer Jim Campigli is stepping down to pursue other business interests.

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Marilyn Stowe, founder of Stowe Family Law, which is headquartered in Harrogate

Private equity buys majority stake in Stowe

A well-known family law firm has been snapped up by a private equity house for more than £10m, paving the way for expansion.

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How to cope if your income suddenly shrinks

Have you found yourself dealing with a short term loss of income? Maybe you’ve recently been made redundant, or found that illness has forced you to take time off or work fewer hours. Suddenly finding that your income has taken a hit can cause a lot of worry about how you’re going to cope financially and the situation can become a lot more complicated if you’ve also got debts you need to pay off.

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British Gas announced it was extending a price freeze on its standard energy tariff until August

British Gas owner sees profits rise

​British Gas owner Centrica report​ed​ a ​rise in ​profit​s​ at its British supply business.

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A branch of Barclays bank. Photo: Yui Mok/PA Wire

Profits surge at Barclays

​Barclays boss Jes Staley said the bank is "just months away" from completing an overhaul as he unveiled a surge in annual profits.

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Edward Ziff at the Merrion Centre in Leeds

Record Merrion Centre footfall boosts Town Centre

Town Centre Securities, one of the North’s biggest property developers, reported record footfall at its Merrion Centre shopping mall in 2016 and said the opening of Trinity Leeds and Victoria Gate has turned Leeds into a premier shopping destination.
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Blackfriar: Halifax is getting back to doing what it does best

A decade after the start of the banking crisis, Lloyds and its Halifax brand have undergone a transformation.

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The former Yorkshire Water depot on George Street in Bradford city centre could be turned into offices or apartments.

Buyer sought to develop prime city centre site

PLANS to turn a city centre car park into offices, apartments or a hotel are moving forward after the land was put up for sale to potential developers.

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