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YP Letters: Current gas wells not on scale of fracking risk

From; Josephine Downs, Highfield Terrace, Swinton, Malton.

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Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

Mysterious radioactive cloud moves towards UK as plane which tackled Chernobyl called in to find source

A US Air Force plane which helped in the aftermath of the Chernobyl disaster has been called in to find the source of a mysterious radioactive cloud heading towards the UK.

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Red squirrels.

Volunteers needed to save the last red squirrels

THEY are perhaps one of the nation’s most beloved wildlife species and now a bid has been launched to save the UK’s last remaining red squirrels with the help of thousands of volunteers.

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The anti-fracking protest camp at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Fracking is not ordinary gas extraction

From: Christopher Pickles, Gilling East, York.

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VIDEO: Solar system with seven Earth-like planets found around nearby star – here’s what they could be like

There have been many discoveries of potentially habitable planets orbiting stars other than our own over the last few years.

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Storm Doris video: Woman dies as Yorkshire shelters from ‘weather bomb’

YORKSHIRE was in the eye of Storm Doris today, with warnings of travel disruption, damage to buildings and flying debris across the county.

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Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Storm Doris: Rail passengers on East Coast line urged not to travel today

Commuters using Virgin East Coast Trains are being warned not to travel today as Storm Doris is set to batter the country with high winds and rain.

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STORM DORIS: A plane struggles to land at Leeds Bradford Airport. PIC: Tony Johnson

LIVE BLOG: Storm Doris tears across Yorkshire

A severe weather warning for extreme winds has been issued across Yorkshire.

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Weather warning

Storm Doris: Yorkshire braces itself for 80mph winds and torrential rain

YORKSHIRE is in the eye of Storm Doris today, with warnings of travel disruption, damage to buildings and flying debris across the county.

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Harrogate’s treasured parkland protected - by a narrow margin

Proposals to change the use of Harrogate’s most treasured parkland will not go ahead after residents voted against the plans by a narrow margin.

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Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

Storm Doris: When and where will the gusts be strongest in Yorkshire?

With Yorkshire gearing up for Storm Doris tomorrow, we've rounded up the times when the gusts are expected to be strongest throughout the day.

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A fracking protester at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Science shows fracking would bring conflict

From: Derek Chapman, Kirkbymoorside.

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Weather warnings from the Met Office

Complete forecast: 80mph gusts on way as Storm Doris heads for Yorkshire on Thursday

YORKSHIRE could be caught in the eye of Storm Doris on Thursday, with the possibility of travel disruption, damage to buildings and flying debris, forecasters have warned.

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House buyers are attracted to the farmers' market in Otley

Farmers’ market pushes up Otley house prices by £94,000

PROPERTY PRICES in a West Yorkshire town have risen by more than 50 per cent because buyers are attracted by its farmers’ market, it was claimed today.

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Diesel vehicles are being blamed for pollution levels.

YP Letters: Stop the brainwashing over diesel vehicles

From: DS Boyes, Upper Rodley Lane, Leeds.

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A car exhaust as fears grow about pollution levels.

Andrew Vine: 50,000 deaths a year demand an end to pollution

IT MIGHT be the death toll from a famine or a civil war – 50,000 lives lost needlessly every year.

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Yorkshire enjoyed some mild weather at the weekend, but things will turn colder as this week progresses... with the chance of some snow on Thursday.

Yorkshire weather: Winter set to return with high winds, cold temperatures and even snow across the county

JUST when we were starting to enjoy the warmer Spring-like weather it seems that Yorkshire will once again return to the grips of Winter this week.

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Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Particles from outer space ‘wreaking low-grade havoc on mobile phones and computers’

Alien subatomic particles raining down from outer space are wreaking “low-grade havoc” on mobile phones and computers, according to new research.

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ROSS MURRAY: Ministers appear to have a tin ear to this problem and it is not good enough.

Rural firms ‘will be hit by rates crisis’

BUSINESSES across the countryside are facing a hike in their tax bills “as a result of a flawed rates system which is in urgent need of review”.

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Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Morrisons recalls beef slices over listeria fears

Supermarket Morrisons has recalled one of its meat-based products over concerns it may cause flu-like symptoms among vulnerable people.

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