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New scheme to tackle skill levels among city region school leavers

Along with transport connectivity, skills frequently tops the list of issues adversely impacting upon Yorkshire businesses.

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Hundreds of homes without power in Leeds

Hundreds of homes without power in Leeds

A power cut has left hundreds of homes and businesses in Leeds without electricity this morning.
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Ryan Sidebottom and other members of the Yorkshire CCC squad use a T35 winch to recover a vehicle on Catterick Training area.

Yorkshire CCC stars go into battle on army exercise

They’re used to battling it out for wickets - but Yorkshire County Cricket Club’s Headingley heroes were tested to their limits when they trained with soldiers at Catterick Garrison.

Yorkshire
YP Comment: Betty Boothroyd on the warpath

YP Comment: Betty Boothroyd on the warpath

TALK about telling it like it is.

Opinion
YP Comment: Distasteful Brexit sloganising

YP Comment: Distasteful Brexit sloganising

there WILL be many who concur with Theresa May’s patriotic call for a ‘red, white and blue Brexit’ while others will lament the nationalist undertones to the Prime Minster’s clarion call during a trade mission to the Gulf. For a leader who promised ‘no running commentary’ on Britain’s negotiations with the EU, Mrs May appears to be doing her level best to contradict herself as every shade of Brexit is floated in the hope of unifying her party. What next? ‘Star-spangled Brexit’ in deference to President-elect Donald Trump?

Opinion
A local official umpires a match.

That’s not cricket! Umpires get red cards to send off players

A red-card penalty is set to be introduced into the laws of Cricket for the first time.

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Bravery of young RAF Leeming serviceman with terminal cancer

A courageous RAF serviceman who is dying of cancer at the age of just 27 has been recognised for his commitment to the armed forces.

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The shooting took place on Sunday evening in Nassau Place near to the junction with Back Harehills Avenue. Picture: Google Maps

Leeds shooting: Three held on murder conspiracy charges after boy, 16, shot

Three men are being questioned by detectives after a 16-year-old boy was shot in Leeds.
Crime
The shooting took place in Nassau Place on Sunday evening. Picture: Google

Investigation continues into shooting of 16-year-old boy in Leeds

Detectives have completed their questioning of three men arrested over the shooting of a teenage boy in Leeds.

Crime
HMP Leeds has been identified as the most overcrowded prison in England and Wales.

Leeds prison report: Most overcrowded and one of the worst performers in England

LEEDS Prison is identified today as the most overcrowded in England, in a report which says jails that are bursting at the seams are twice as likely to under-perform.

Crime
Anti-fracking protestors

Anti-fracking is no terrorism threat, police chief confirms

A Yorkshire police force has issued a statement to clarify that anti-fracking protestors are not considered a terrorism threat.

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Chris Grayling

Anger as Oxbridge rail link gets priority over Yorkshire schemes

TRANSPORT SECRETARY Chris Grayling has come under fire for setting out ambitious railway plans while the Government struggles to deliver on existing commitments to Yorkshire.

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Arrest made after woman assaulted in Cleethorpes pub toilets

Arrest made after woman assaulted in Cleethorpes pub toilets

Police are seeking independent witnesses to an assault which took place in the toilets of a Cleethorpes pub.

Crime
Det Supt Nick Wallen: Police chief who was part of review panel made apology.

Police failed to help schoolgirl grooming victim ‘because they were told to hunt car crooks’

WEST YORKSHIRE Police missed a number of opportunities to stop a gang of Asian men systematically sexually abusing a young girl at a time when senior officers were being held to account by the Home Office for burglary figures and car crime “over and above the exploitation of the vulnerable”.

Crime
Forster Hall Student Accommodation, where a fire was reported yesterday evening. Picture: Google

Emergency services called as fire breaks out at Bradford's Forster Hall Student Accommodation

Firefighters from four West Yorkshire stations turned out to reports of a fire inside student halls in Bradford yesterday evening.

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Digital City................Stephen Blackburn, senior information governance officer at Leeds City Council and manages the Data Mill North project.  6th December 2016. Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Real life problems with online solutions

Developers in Leeds are using a huge vault of gathered data to make life easier for city residents.

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Amber Rudd visited the Suzy Lamplugh Trust, which runs the National Stalking Helpline

Rudd sets out stalking order plans

VICTIMS of stalkers will be offered stronger protection through new protection orders in plans to be set out by Home Secretary Amber Rudd today.

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Shadow Brexit Secretary Sir Keir Starmer

Analysis: Labour faces Brexit boomerang

I HAVE not seen the original document carrying Labour’s Brexit opposition motion to be debated today but I would not be surprised if it was boomerang-shaped.

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The scale of poverty in Yorkshire is revealed in a new report

Poverty affects 1.1m in Yorkshire - report

MORE THAN one million people in Yorkshire are living in poverty, a new report reveals.

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The Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall listen to a rehearsal by King's College Choir during a visit to the college chapel at King's College Cambridge.

Bernard Ingham: Prince Charles may be difficult to live with but Diana was impossible

EIGHTY years ago come Sunday, Edward VIII abdicated. He preferred the company of the divorced American socialite, Wallis Simpson, who had two husbands still alive, to the throne.

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