TRIBUTES poured in this evening for the soldier victim of the Woolwich massacre, drummer Lee Rigby1 comment
ANTI-TERROR police investigating the “barbaric” murder of a soldier in London have searched a property 150 miles away in Lincolnshire.12 comments
Children who access pornography are more likely to have sex at a younger age and engage in “risky behaviours”, a report by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner has warned.
Net migration into Britain has fallen by more than a third, according to fresh figures, with the number of immigrants arriving in the country dropping “significantly”.
THE Government must set a clear target in law for the UK’s switch to green electricity “as a matter of urgency” or jeopardise hundreds of millions of pounds of investment potentially headed for Yorkshire, a major new report concludes.
MORE than 45,000 school pupils are at risk of being classed as persistent absentees in Yorkshire, new figures reveal.
THE Woolwich killers are of Nigerian background, sources have confirmed.
Vicar who led tragic Woolwich soldier’s Yorkshire wedding speaks of sorrow at “barbaric” terror attack
The vicar who conducted the wedding ceremony of Drummer Lee Rigby and his Yorkshire bride has spoken of his sorrow at the young soldier’s death.
TWO of Yorkshire’s elected police tsars are furiously disputing a new report by MPs which claims the cost of their offices have soared since their election.2 comments
A TRANSPORT company from Scunthorpe has been ordered to pay almost £30,000 after admitting four charges relating to the polluting of a beck and the uncontrolled storage of oil.
SOME of the most remarkable and complete finds from Britain’s Stone Age have been assembled for the first time in an exhibition in Yorkshire.
A PRAM and a bicycle were hurled at a moving train in Leeds in what police called an “incredibly irresponsible and dangerous” act of vandalism.
THIEVES have stolen a valuable historical artefact connected to the sinking of the Titanic.
He has already run to the hills, but now Iron Maiden frontman Bruce Dickinson is preparing to pedal some of the way to a festival.
ONE of “the great masterpieces of British art” has been saved for the nation in a deal that will see it go on show across the country.
THE organiser of a protest against the axing of a police mounted section claims he was threatened with an injunction and arrest in an effort to stop it going ahead.
THE aptly-named Skoda Superb is the car that owners are most satisfied with, according to a survey.
Marks & Spencer is selling what it claims is the first ripe and sweet green tomato on the high street in a trial with a Lancashire farmer.
The remains of King Richard III, which were discovered under a city car park, were found in a hastily dug, untidy grave, researchers have revealed.
A Russian court has denied parole to a member of the Pussy Riot punk group.
Officials have licensed the destruction of buzzard nests and eggs to protect a pheasant shoot, a freedom of information request has revealed.
The state of community nursing in the NHS in England is “lamentable”, the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has warned.
BRODSWORTH Hall’s butler was busy at work yesterday as he prepared for a 1940s-themed weekend at the country house near Doncaster.
HULL will this morning unveil its bid to become the UK’s next City of Culture after MPs made the case in Parliament for “the Riviera of the North”.
The sister of 18-year-old Bethany Jones – who was killed in the M62 hen party minibus crash – faces a battle to learn to walk again.
HULL’S new High Steward Lord Mandelson has promised to do what he can to bring German manufacturer Siemens to the city.
THE two men shot by police after the terrorist murder of a soldier were both known to security services, it was confirmed today.
A FAMILY doctor who used a secret camera inside his James Bond-style wristwatch to record himself abusing female patients is facing jail today after admitting a string of sex charges.
WARMER weather will make a welcome return over the bank holiday weekend.
MARGARET Harrison is this year’s winner of the Northern Art Prize - and the first Yorkshire-born artist to win the title.1 comment
EIGHT people have been arrested by police investigating an arson attack that left eight members of the same West Yorkshire family dead more than a decade ago.
PLANS to open one of the country’s largest free schools aimed at supporting family living in Leeds city centre is among nine proposals in Yorkshire which have been given the initial go ahead to open from next year by the Government.
COUNCIL chiefs have conceded they will never be able to satiate demand for housing in the Yorkshire Dales after shocking new statistics revealed the extent of the affordable homes crisis in the region’s rural communities.
An anonymity order preventing the media from naming triple child killer David McGreavy, who impaled the bodies of his victims on railings, has been overturned by the High Court.
FOR the last two years, this brave schoolgirl has had to take a daily cocktail of almost 50 different medications to combat the side-effects of gruelling chemotherapy.
A Conservative MP from Yorkshire has told how he was “beaten unconscious” in the street in a brutal homophobic attack as he used a Commons debate to criticise the “extreme” elements in his own party who vehemently oppose gay marriage.
The former slaughterman accused of abducting and murdering April Jones admitted lying about his background yesterday but insisted he still cannot remember what he did with the schoolgirl’s body.
BUSINESS, colleges and councils are targeting £15m worth of Government funding with an ambitious plan to make sure Yorkshire workers have the skills for 70,000 jobs set to be created in this decade.
ONE of the men behind a barbaric terror attack on the streets of London today was filmed wielding a bloodied meat cleaver and saying, “We swear by almighty Allah we will never stop fighting you.”8 comments
Police investigating the murder of a young father in Leeds have discovered a shotgun in woodland close to where he died.
Welcome to Yorkshire chief executive Gary Verity says he and Tour de France organisers ASO remain unaffected by issues surrounding the funding of next year’s Grand Départ in Leeds.1 comment
THE wife of a serviceman killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan has told mourners at his funeral he will live on through their unborn son.
The family of a “perfect couple” killed by a disqualified driver fleeing police have called for tougher sentences for motorists who kill after he was jailed yesterday.
TRIBUTES have been paid to veteran Emmerdale actor Richard Thorp following his death yesterday at the age of 81.
An Army squadron which can trace its history back to 1806 was disbanded yesterday.
Ed Miliband highlighted a “culture of irresponsibility” at some major companies, during an address in which he accused Google of going to “extraordinary lengths” to avoid paying taxes.
David Cameron last night hailed a breakthrough in efforts to crack down on tax evasion and “aggressive” tax avoidance.
More than 160 jobs are at risk as part of plans to close SCA’s tissue processing plant in Sheffield.
One-eyed police killer Dale Cregan has admitted he murdered four people and attempted to murder three others.
AN MP has raised concerns about “managerial chaos” at a prison after claiming a senior manager at the site was not sacked following a conviction for a firearms offence.
- Woolwich police raid house in Lincolnshire
- Two shot after soldier is hacked to death in street with meat cleaver
- McDermott identifies Leeds transfer targets
- Leeds MP beaten unconscious in homophobic attack hits out at Tory gay marriage rebels
- £20,000 damages for Yorkshire policewoman offered a pink gun
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