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YP Letters: Yorkshire cycling boost will improve health of the nation

From: Edward Grainger, Nunthorpe, Middlesbrough.

Theresa May at the Tory party conference.

UPDATED: Manufacturing is in ‘great peril’

BRITISH manufacturing is in great peril, according to a new report which will make gloomy reading for Prime Minister Theresa May.

Tim Drye (left) and James Waterhouse, founders of Equotation, outside their new offices at Bowcliffe Hall,  Bramham

Start-up takes off with office move

Sports analytics start-up Equotion has moved into new offices at Bowcliffe Hall in Yorkshire, the former home of an aviation pioneer.

Theresa May at the Tory party conference.

UK manufacturing has entered a new phase of decline, report warns

UK manufacturing has entered a new phase of decline, according to a new report which will make gloomy reading for Prime Minister Theresa May.

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File photo dated 08/08/13 of British American Tobacco offices in London, as the company proposed a 47 billion US dollars (�38.3 billion) merger with US tobacco firm Reynolds, the maker of Camel and Pall Mall Photo: Nick Ansell/PA Wire

BAT proposes £38.3bn merger with Reynolds

British American Tobacco (BAT) has proposed a 47 billion US dollars (£38.3 billion) merger with US tobacco firm Reynolds, the maker of Camel and Pall Mall.

Stop demonising international students, says Professor Sir keith Burnett.

Sir Keith Burnett: Universities will never shut doors on a world of talent

AT last, it seems the country is waking up to the news that international students have been given a hard time for no reason. It appears the Government has been sitting on a report showing that international students don’t all stay in the UK after they graduate. This, I’m afraid, is nothing new.

Steel in place for Sheffield Steel City House scheme

Steel in place for Sheffield Steel City House scheme

IT is the new flagship building in Sheffield’s centre that is dubbed after the city’s proud industrial heritage.

IPF's CEO Gerard Ryan said Poland-Lithuania returned to modest growth after contracting in the first half

IPF reports growth as Mexico recovers

Credit lender International Personal Finance reported strong growth in the amount of credit it has issued and said it expects further growth over the fourth quarter.

Sir Gary Verity, CEO of Welcome To Yorkshire, with gymnast Nile Wilson, developer David Atkins, and Leeds Council's Judith Blake and Tom Riordan, at the offocial Victoria Gate opening

Wealth in store: Your first look inside Leeds’ new shopping crown

ITS ORNAMENTAL roof has transformed the skyline of Leeds City centre - and today shoppers finally began flooding through the doors of the £165m Victoria Gate shopping centre.

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London Stock Exchange said it is focused on gaining regulatory approval for its 21bn merger with Germany's Deutsche Boerse

LSE reports growth in all businesses

​London Stock Exchange Group, which has agreed to merge with German rival Deutsche Boerse to create a giant European trading house, reported a 19 per​ ​cent rise in third-quarter income, ​boost​ed by growth in all its businesses.

Central Square, which was recently constructed in Leeds city centre.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Confidence rises in region’s building sector

Confidence in Yorkshire’s construction market is slowly improving as activity grew in the last quarter, according to a new survey.

Angus Thirlwell, CEO of Hotel Chocolat

Leaders of a chocolate revolution have their tactics right

At a time when supermarkets are fiercely battling with each other to see who can be the cheapest, it is interesting to note that at the top end of the market, consumers are willing to pay for brands that offer integrity and honesty.

Harron has exchanged contracts to purchase 89 plots at Harworths Prince of Wales site in Pontefract

Harworth sees momentum in regional housebuilding

Regeneration specialist Harworth Group has completed the sale of​ housing plots to Taylor Wimpey at Torne Park – the​ ​former Rossington Colliery site near Doncaster – and has exchanged contracts with Harron Homes at its Prince of Wales site in Pontefract.

Bruntwood's Platform redevelopment has secured law firm Shoosmiths as its first tenant

Law firm chooses Platform for future growth

Law firm Shoosmiths is to take a full floor at Bruntwood’s Platform redevelopment following the announcement in the summer that it will open a new office in Leeds.


Less is more as Hotel Chocolat prepares for the festive season

LUXURY CHOCOLATE maker Hotel Chocolat said it is gearing up for its best ever Christmas and reported strong demand for chocolate that contains less sugar. ​

tale of the tape: A youth Trail Hiker team cross the finishing line as a group of four. The Eco Trail Trekker in Leeds is set ot be an annual event with the first on October 2017.

Entreprenuers on the trail of a new sporting franchise for UK

Two Yorkshire-born businessmen are bringing a new sporting event to the city of Leeds that will help raise funds for charities.

cash call: Achille Traore is aiming to take the pain out of collecting money for social events. Picture: simon hulme

Website where you can just click and collect

A technology entrepreneur is aiming to revolutionise the way friends and families collect and manage money for social events.

The regional UK market secured the vast majority of UK hotel investment transactions in the first half of 2016, including the acquisition of the New Ellington in Leeds by the Splendid Hospitality Group.

Hotel activity set to soar as supply grows and investors eye deals

Hotel markets in key regional cities are set to take off as increasing supply and new mixed-use developments tempt businesses and tourists, according to property consultants JLL.

Pic: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

9,000 more unemployed people in Yorkshire

The number of unemployed people in Yorkshire increased by 9,000 in the last three months, despite a national record being set for the number of people in work.

Paul Clarkson, managing director of Britcon

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