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Ministers accused of ‘ignoring’ calls for radical overhaul of flood defences

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Michael Johnson (left) and Benjamin Brightmore

Jailed: Thugs who threw acid in faces of teens at Sheffield takeaway

Crime
Dr Christian White runs Modern First Editions in Ilkley. Picture: Tony Johnson

Hard copy: 1 in 10 Yorkshire homes do not hold a single book

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Death of ‘Allo ‘Allo star Gorden Kaye, 75

Theatre

May poised to unveil £556m boost for North

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Minister rejects elected mayor for whole of Yorkshire - and he’s ready to ditch Sheffield deal

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Three arrested after violence at Barnsley v Leeds United match

Crime

Breaking - person hit by train - cancellations and delays on services to London’s King’s Cross

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Westminster is shrouded in fog, as the weather causes travel disruption across England

Leeds flights hit as blanket of fog covers England

Transport
Grange Hill and Brookside creator Phil Redmond who is also the driving force behind UK City of Culture. Picture by Stephanie de Leng.

Phil Redmond: From Grange Hill to UK City of Culture via a body under the patio

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View overlooking Page Hall, Sheffield. Photo by Dan Hobson.

One in six Roma students excluded from school in Sheffield

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Changing climate: Our planet is warming and much of the evidence suggests it is man-made. (PA).

Global climate warning as the world gets warmer

Analysis
Clos du Vougeot in Burgundy makes expensive, fabulous wines.

Can’t wait for the best 2015 Burgundies to mature? Here’s some to slurp right now

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Andrew Percy, the Government's Northern Powerhouse Minister and the MP for Brigg and Goole

Minister rejects elected mayor for whole of Yorkshire - and he’s ready to ditch Sheffield deal

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Theresa May and the Cabinet arrive in the North West to launch the Government's Industrial Strategy.

YP Comment: Local leadership and Industrial Strategy are linked

Opinion
Boxing day flooding in Hebden Bridge

Ministers accused of ‘ignoring’ calls for radical overhaul of flood defences

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Sheffield MP and former deputy PM Nick Clegg

May warned against becoming ‘unwitting tool of aggressive nationalism’ ahead of Trump meeting

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Trident submarine

Government accused of ‘stonewalling MPs’ over Trident as US officials confirm ‘failure’

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MPs want a national strategy for the steel industry

Saving steel ‘needs national plan’

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View overlooking Page Hall, Sheffield. Photo by Dan Hobson.

One in six Roma students excluded from school in Sheffield

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Trump victory costs Paddy Power Betfair £40m

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Louise Haigh and Danny Dorling: Theresa May’s Industrial Strategy must work Sheffield, the city of low pay

Opinion

YP Letters: Teachers must be equipped to be resilient for pupils’ sake

Opinion

YP Letters: EU farming police may be wiser than some say

Opinion 1
Michael Johnson (left) and Benjamin Brightmore

Jailed: Thugs who threw acid in faces of teens at Sheffield takeaway

Crime
A generic photo of chewing gum. Driver Dan Pearson tried to avoid a speeding fine by using gum to stick his number plate onto a different vehicle.

JAILED: Speeding driver who stuck number plate on another vehicle with chewing gun to avoid fine

Crime

Three arrested after violence at Barnsley v Leeds United match

Crime
Police are cracking down on mobile use behind the wheel

Thousands caught using phones at the wheel in West Yorkshire

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York rapist preyed on two Leeds women as they slept

Crime

Yorkshire ex-offender helps others turn their lives around

Crime

Arrest after OAP badly hurt in attack at Yorkshire working men's club

Crime

Mother of murdered soldier Lee Rigby threatened with arrest unless she confronts troll

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Smokers and ex-smokers, aged 55 to 80, will be targeted in a mass screening exercise in Leeds

Mass screening for top cancer killer

Health
Roasting and frying starchy foods could increase the risk of cancer, a Government body has said.

Brown toast and roasties ‘could increase risk of cancer’

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The trial will focus on smokers and ex-smokers aged 55 to 80

Thousands to be screened for lung cancer

Health
There's much greater awareness of mental health issues now.

YP Letters: Teachers must be equipped to be resilient for pupils’ sake

Opinion
Can the cost of prescribed medicines be reduced to ease the pressure on the NHS?

YP Letters: No long term future for ‘free’ NHS service

Opinion
Leeds General Infirmary

Cover up claim at children’s heart unit in Leeds is denied

Health

Sham shampoos - which brands are just like flushing your cash down the drain?

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Tom Richmond: Contempt where empathy is needed over care crisis

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Treatment in Germany could save life of Yorkshire mother with ‘incurable’ cancer

Health 1

The Yorkshire GP who says we can think ourselves slim

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Dr Christian White runs Modern First Editions in Ilkley. Picture: Tony Johnson

Hard copy: 1 in 10 Yorkshire homes do not hold a single book

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More than eight in ten Britons think sex and relationship education should be compulsory in schools

‘Give kids compulsory lessons in relationships’

Education 1
View overlooking Page Hall, Sheffield. Photo by Dan Hobson.

One in six Roma students excluded from school in Sheffield

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There's much greater awareness of mental health issues now.

YP Letters: Teachers must be equipped to be resilient for pupils’ sake

Opinion

Role models project is creating a mosaic of future Yorkshire talent

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Minister sees local knowledge as key to raise education standards

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League tables in full: 1 in 4 Doncaster secondaries under-perform - check rating for YOUR school

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YP Comment: Teachers and funding matter. Lessons for Education Secretary

Opinion
Westminster is shrouded in fog, as the weather causes travel disruption across England

Leeds flights hit as blanket of fog covers England

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Leeds Bradford Airport boosts New York flights roster

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The M1 near Sheffield

M1 ‘pollution’ speed cut is a Mickey Mouse idea says MP

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White revealed as most popular colour for new cars in 2016

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The sinkhole. Picture: Barrie McAllen

Large sinkhole opens up near Sheffield city centre

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Rush hour delays after crash on M621 motorway in Leeds

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Leeds Bradford Airport to run therapy course for frightened passengers

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YP Comment: Time to reinvent cones hotline?

Opinion

Tom Richmond: With the NHS in crisis, Whitehall does not – and must not – have a monopoly on good ideas

Opinion 5

Bill Carmichael: Labour’s sinking feeling under Jeremy Corbyn

Opinion
Mario Cea who took the winning image in the National History Museum's wildlife photography competition.  Pic: SWNS

Picture of stunning swoop wins national photography prize

Environment

POLL RESULT: How you voted on Theresa May and the single market

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Changing climate: Our planet is warming and much of the evidence suggests it is man-made. (PA).

Global climate warning as the world gets warmer

Analysis

YP Comment: Action needed on pollution

Opinion

M1 ‘pollution’ speed cut is a Mickey Mouse idea says MP

Environment 1

YP Letters: Selectivity of anti-fracking movement

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Birdwatch: Distinctive gulls on the coast in the wake of tidal surge

Environment

YP Comment: The key to loneliness struggle

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Jimmy Carlson, who was awarded an OBE in 2012, died on January 8 as a result of respiratory health complications, homelessness charity Groundswell said. Tributes have been paid to Mr Carlson, described as a "wonderful role model" and an "inspirational leader".

Campaigner for the homeless dies at 69

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A group of pupils, parents, and supporters at the school who are fighting against the closure.

Tenacious parents appoint new head for threatened Dales school

Education

Death of ‘Allo ‘Allo star Gorden Kaye, 75

Theatre

Death of Lord Snowdon, the royal rebel who married and divorced the Queen’s sister

Obituaries

Former England manager Graham Taylor dies

Football

Meryl Streep, Gwyneth Paltrow and George Lucas among stars at memorial to Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds

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