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News

Five years’ jail for corrupt head of Bradford free school praised by David Cameron

Crime

Images of men wanted after Leeds shooting released by police

Leeds
Photo by Karen Carr

Glider crashes on to a Pocklington road

News
Lands Lane, Knaresborough (Google Maps)

I thought I would die: Gang gets 50 years for armed robbery at businessman’s home

Crime

Hands off, Sooty - How children’s TV favourite was caught in a sex row

News

Hockney’s Yorkshire Wolds landscape could net a record £9m

Arts

The three words that cost South Yorkshire’s police chief his job

Crime

Dr Alan Billings: My right to ask chief constable David Crompton to resign over Hillsborough

Opinion
Library picture

York freshers walk out of ‘patronising’ sex talk after student posing as official urges boycott

Education
Archbishop Dr John Sentamu

EU nations can’t see UK as soft touch for migrants, says Archbishop of York

News 3
Restaurants will be told to offer lighter desserts

End of the dessert trolley: Jeremy Hunt wants restaurants to join war on obesity

Health 2
Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn.

Tom Richmond: Jeremy Corbyn’s nuclear note set to mean no defence at all

Opinion
Newspaper columnist Liz Jones.

YP Letters: Southerner columnist Liz Jones needs lessons in country life

Opinion
Prince Charles during a visit to the 'Slowing the Flow' project in Pickering.

YP Letters: Pickering, the town that leads in treating the causes – and not symptoms – of floods

Opinion
Hillary Clinton shakes hands with Donald Trump after their first debate.

YP Letters: Same forces behind Trump as drove Brexit vote

Opinion
POLICE commissioner Alan Billings has called on suspended chief constable David Crompton to resign with immediate effect.

Five things you need to know in Yorkshire’s news today

Crime

Shock new savings stats “absolutely” show North-South divide, Leeds MP says

News

May’s government ‘has no idea’ how to execute Brexit, says Clarke

News 4

YP Comment: Don’t leave care of the elderly to chance. They deserve better

Opinion

Rachel Reeves: The day I realised we had already lost EU referendum

Opinion 4
Police at the scene in Kos, Greece, as officers from South Yorkshire police start excavations in relation to the missing toddler Ben Needham.

Ancient tombs threaten to halt search for missing toddler Ben Needham

Crime
Queen Ethelburga's College

Ex-governor of North Yorkshire private school denies 15 sex charges

Crime
Lands Lane, Knaresborough (Google Maps)

I thought I would die: Gang gets 50 years for armed robbery at businessman’s home

Crime
Then Prime Minister David Cameron meeting headteacher Sajid Hussain Raza at Kings Science Academy, Bradford

Five years’ jail for corrupt head of Bradford free school praised by David Cameron

Crime

Vandals attack Yorkshire castle immortalised by Shakespeare

Crime

Rugby league star spared jail for assaulting anti-doping official at home in Halifax

Crime

West Yorkshire police chief vows to tackle mobile phone use at the wheel

Crime 2

The three words that cost South Yorkshire’s police chief his job

Crime 5
Restaurants will be told to offer lighter desserts

End of the dessert trolley: Jeremy Hunt wants restaurants to join war on obesity

Health 2
POLICE commissioner Alan Billings has called on suspended chief constable David Crompton to resign with immediate effect.

Five things you need to know in Yorkshire’s news today

Crime
Laura Wastall

Researcher with cancer gene who knows she is in race for life

News
There has been an alarming rise in rates of anxiety and depression among young women in the age of social media.

Social media makes one in four young women depressed, says NHS

Health 3
Care of the elderly must not be left to luck.

YP Comment: Don’t leave care of the elderly to chance. They deserve better

Opinion
The elderly feel they are being made guilty for being a drain on the NHS. Do you agree?

YP Letters: Why the elderly feel like a drain on the public purse

Opinion 2

Increase in male suicides in Leeds

Health 1

Homelessness at 10-year-high down to dramatically rising rents

News 1

Pals who cycled to Paris raise thousands for fund

News

Doctors urged to drop industrial action

Health

Most people’s hearts are older than their years, study reveals

Health
Library picture

York freshers walk out of ‘patronising’ sex talk after student posing as official urges boycott

Education
Fair Access campaigner Lucy Clement during a rally about school places in 2015.

Parent-led free school in north Leeds won’t open next year after struggle to find a site

Education 2
Leeds United owner Massimo Cellino

Five things you need to know in Yorkshire’s news today

Crime
Photo: Chris Ison/PA Wire

Yorkshire universities call for answers as Brexit inquiry is launched

Education 1

YP Letters: Last school in Dales valley under threat

Opinion

Businesses warned to expect cyber attacks as risk increases

News

YP Letters: Reading is invaluable and should be free

Opinion

YP Letters: Libraries are more than just books

Opinion
A new runway at Heathrow could benefit Leeds

Heathrow expansion could fuel more flights from Leeds

Transport
Virgin Trains East Coast workers will stage a 24-hour strike on October 3

Virgin East Coast crews to strike next Monday - but trains will run without them

Transport 1
Passengers of delayed trains maybe entitled to compensation

Your money back if your train’s late: Ministers tighten screw on rail firms

Transport 1
It's time to respect disabled drivers and passengers, says Jayne Dowle.

Jayne Dowle: Why we must not stand for selfish people who disregard the disabled

Opinion 1
The collision occurred on the M62 on Saturday. This picture does not show the scene of the collision.

Lay-bys on ‘smart’ M-ways are ‘death zones’

News 5
A Northern Rail service had to stop after a family were spotted on the railway tracks.

Watch out! Family on the tracks...

Transport

West Yorkshire motorway is nation’s slowest

News

YP Letters: Leeds Bradford Airport’s dire welcome to Yorkshire

Opinion 3

Disabled woman shames Leeds train passengers who allegedly refused to move from her seat

News 8

YP Letters: American terms are a red signal

Opinion 2

YP Letters: Hefty phone bill to deter the mobile menaces

Opinion 1
Wildlife artist Robert Fuller took some close up photographs of pine martens on a fruitful trip north of the border.

Fuller: Lochside close encounter with elusive pine martens

Environment
Great white egrets have been sighted in Yorkshire and are likely to begin breeding in the UK.  Picture: Michael Ashforth.

Birdwatch: Chance for great white cousin to call this island its home

Environment
Picture by Sam Hobson

Most fantastic fox picture ever, as this one begins his night on the town

Environment
Roger Ratcliffe muses over what are his favourite trees in Yorkshire - some of which are hundreds of years old.

Country & Coast: A Yorkshire tree as old as Magna Carta

Environment

Man behind one of region’s most popular attractions to step down

Environment

Cracking find: DNA from a 3.8m year-old ostrich egg

Environment

Dales quarry plans ‘will protect jobs and water courses’

News

Trying to grow tea on a Yorkshire allotment

Environment
BYGONES
OBIT BERYL BURTON YP 6TH MAY 1996

Who are the greatest Yorkshirewomen?

News
Laura Wastall

Researcher with cancer gene who knows she is in race for life

News
James Herriot, aka Alf Wight, was born a hundred years ago.

James Herriot: Centenary of the much-loved vet who left his literary mark

Analysis
England playes lie on the pitch after being beaten by Iceland at this years Euros.  (PA).

Is managing England really the ‘mission impossible’ of football?

Analysis 1
Lucky Igharo with his three children, Freedom, Devine and Precious.

Record number consented to donate organs of loved ones in Leeds

News 6
Post Office

Investigation reveals 40% of Yorkshire Post Offices shut down

Campaigns
Best Friends Kath Copeland and Dorothy Lunn
Picture by Simon Hulme

How the hand of friendship is stopping loneliness in its tracks across Yorkshire

Campaigns
Harry Jepson.

Harry Jepson remembered: Appreciation of rugby league legend

Obituaries 1
Tom O'Ryan after his accident in his garden in 2013.

Tom O’Ryan remembered: Tribute to voice of Northern racing

Horse Racing 1
Kenny Baker.

Outpouring of affection for man inside Star Wars droid R2D2

News 2
File photo dated 23/10/13 of Pippa and James Middleton with Earl Grosvenor (centre), whose father, the billionaire landowner the Duke of Westminster, has died aged 64.

Britain’s 10 wealthiest listed: Duke’s son overtakes Phillip Green and Richard Branson

Obituaries 1