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Warning over freezing conditions as winter bites

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Roundtable event with Andrew Percy, Northern Powerhouse Minister at Barclays offices, Park Row, Leeds. 2nd December 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Our ‘responsibility as Northerners’ to agree on devolution, by Powerhouse minister

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Lauren Smith with surviving twin daughter Ava.

Premature twin girls’ parents prepare for bittersweet Christmas

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Post Office at ‘crisis point’ says Union as staff strike over pensions and jobs

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Judge made Brexit result ‘almost a footnote’ - Attorney General

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Tour de France will be back in Yorkshire, says director

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Why Jo Cox song should be Christmas number one

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‘Winter of discontent’ as commuters hit with biggest train fare rise in three years

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FILE PICTURE - Nathan Sumner, 35, arrives at Sheffield Magistrates Court under heavy police guard on April 15 2016.  A man accused of attempting to murder a Sheffield police officer with an axe will stand trial at Sheffield Crown Court today, October 12, 2016. Sumner, aged 35, of Gleadless Valley, Sheffield, is alleged to have carried out the attack on Pc Lisa Bates on Wednesday, April 13 this year.

15 years for Sheffield axeman who left woman Pc with fractured skull and severed finger

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Joyce Branagh, sister of Kenneth, directing panto at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.

What’s Kenneth Branagh’s sister doing directing panto in Huddersfield?

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Selina Scott.

My Yorkshire: Selina Scott picks her favourite people and places

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How The Yorkshire Post broke story that led to abdication of a king

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Brexit is now mired in legal controversy.

Judge made Brexit result ‘almost a footnote’ - Attorney General

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Jeremy Corbyn. Credit: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

Corbyn calls on socialists to unite against ‘right-wing populism’ sweeping Europe

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Roundtable event with Andrew Percy, Northern Powerhouse Minister at Barclays offices, Park Row, Leeds. 2nd December 2016.
Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Investors ‘may be put off by negativity’

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Leeds primary school land row will go to a public inquiry

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Call for new focus for library buildings

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Liberal Democrat candidate Sarah Olney celebrates after winning the Richmond Park by-election

‘Shockwave’ as Lib Dems boot Zac Goldsmith out of Commons in by-election upset

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Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

‘Winter of discontent’ as commuters hit with biggest train fare rise in three years

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YP Comment: Fare’s unfair on the railways. Price hike insults commuters

Opinion

Tom Richmond: Let London keep Parliament – and give North fairer funding in return

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Peter Edwards: Plotting against Hilary Benn will undermine Labour

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James Reed: No, you can’t take the politics out of Yorkshire devolution

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Police want to trace this man as part of an investigation into a hate crime in Leeds.

CCTV appeal: Abusive man threatened to rip off woman's head scarf in Leeds

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FILE PICTURE - Nathan Sumner, 35, arrives at Sheffield Magistrates Court under heavy police guard on April 15 2016.  A man accused of attempting to murder a Sheffield police officer with an axe will stand trial at Sheffield Crown Court today, October 12, 2016. Sumner, aged 35, of Gleadless Valley, Sheffield, is alleged to have carried out the attack on Pc Lisa Bates on Wednesday, April 13 this year.

15 years for Sheffield axeman who left woman Pc with fractured skull and severed finger

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Corie Adams, 18, who has admitted "hideous" sex crimes against seven teenage girls in Rotherham

Rotherham pervert who abused seven teens is jailed for nine years

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Arrests made after drugs raids

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Investigation into sexual assault on bus

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Thieves stole keys leaving mum's young child locked in car

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Bus carrying passengers has windows smashed

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Man who died after assault named

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Lauren Smith with surviving twin daughter Ava.

Premature twin girls’ parents prepare for bittersweet Christmas

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Hospital pays £50,000 over failure to spot grandmother’s tumour

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Audrey and Dennis Fleetwood died holding hands in hospital after spending their lives together. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Nurses move hospital beds together so devoted couple can spend their final hours holding hands

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Sickness bug shuts Leeds primary

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Zara Lundy.

Family’s bone marrow list plea to help eight-year-old daughter

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The advice to drink plenty of fluids when unwell lacks evidence, experts say.

‘Drinking plenty of water’ may be old wives’ tale

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Health professionals are the unsung heroes of society.

YP Letters: Local heroes who won’t give up on the NHS

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KitKat break-through: They’ve discovered how to cut 40pc of the sugar, without affecting the taste

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Overworked and over-tired trainee doctors ‘not competent to treat many patients’

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NHS ‘ban’ is a health warning

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Three-parent DNA baby treatments could now be legal in UK next spring

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A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

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Sickness bug shuts Leeds primary

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OFSTED: Standards rising in Yorkshire, but improvements needed

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Chief Inspector of Schools Sir Michael Wilshaw

Bad and getting worse: This north-south divide in our classrooms

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Children of the plague: Yorkshire experts uncover a terrible secret

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Rachel Reeves: The passion that drove Alive Bacon and the rise of comprehensives

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School closure will mean ‘death of Dales village’

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Giggleswick teacher who had sex with teenage pupil on his wife’s wedding dress gets 12 years

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The Daily Telegraph said Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is preparing to tell the publicly-owned Network Rail that he wants it to share responsibility for running the tracks with the private operating companies. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Network Rail ‘to lose control of track maintenance’

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Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

‘Winter of discontent’ as commuters hit with biggest train fare rise in three years

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The latest increase in rail fares has been condemned.

YP Comment: Fare’s unfair on the railways. Price hike insults commuters

Opinion
Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

Rail price rises ‘a kick in the teeth’ for Yorkshire passengers

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Can the country still afford concessionary bus fares?

YP Letters: Bus users will pay up to keep them on road

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Will HS2 be obsolete by the time that it is built?

YP Letters: Do HS2 on the cheap and it will prove an expensive folly

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Inside the National Air Traffic Services air traffic control tower at London Stansted Airport

UK’s airspace is ‘just a network of B-roads in the sky’, admits boss

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YP Comment: At least Japan gets on with repairs

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Britain’s worst queues: Traffic jams cost Leeds and Bradford drivers £2.6 billion

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Fault on train causes delays in Leeds, Bradford and Skipton

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A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

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What should be Britain's approach to fuel policy?

YP Letters: Fracking is vital to meet energy needs

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150 people gathered outside Sheffield Magistrates' Court to support three people charged with obstructing council contractors. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Green Party leader joins protest over felled trees outside Sheffield court

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Rural Payments Agency chief executive Mark Grimshaw

Agency chief will have ‘feet held to the fire’ over farmers’ payments

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YP Letters: Tangled branches of the law on street trees

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Hours spent pulverising forage in pursuit of good health

Environment

Country & Coast: Industrial reclamation pays off for wildlife

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The Yorkshire Post has been campaigning on the issue since February 2014

YP Comment: PM’s commitment on loneliness

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President-elect Donald Trump after his meeting with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House

Quiz of the Week: Fake news, ‘send to all’ error and web-savvy four-year-olds

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Beverley Thornton, from Meanwood,  has battled with mental health issues for 30 years. Picture: Tony Johnson

#SPEAKYOURMIND: Leeds mum-of-six Bev opens up about post-natal despression

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Andrew Sachs, best known for playing Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86

Classic video: John Cleese leads tributes to Andrew Sachs, Fawlty Towers’ Manuel

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Peter Gibson with one of the stained glass windows at the Spurriergate Centre, York

A life in stained glass: tributes to Minster Window-cleaner

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Voice in a million: Hallelujah and farewell to Leonard Cohen

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Jimmy Young as the veteran broadcaster has died  "peacefully at home" on Monday aged 95

When Jimmy Young held court for the world from Yorkshire

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