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YP Letters: Not a racist or a halfwit, but a proud Brexiteer

From: Richard Ainley, Rastrick.

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It is 25 years since the railways were privatised, but the policy still divides opinion.

YP Letters: Stale cliches cannot hide the failure of privatised railways

From: Roger Backhouse, Orchard Road, Upper Poppleton, York.

Opinion
Should alcohol sales be banned or limited at airports?

YP Letters: Airport bars fuel rise of British tourist thugs

From: M Bonser, East Riding.

Opinion
Sales of salmon and whisky are holding up well

Brexit causes rise in food import costs

Sterling's slump has caused Britain's food and drink trade deficit to balloon, despite salmon and whisky sales helping exports touch a record high.

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Army handout photo of 18 brand new Land Rover 'Snatch' Mk II Armoured Vehicles, after being unloaded from a chartered Boeing 747 cargo plane at Basra Air Station, Iraq. The Defence Secretary has apologised to the families of British soldiers killed in Iraq while travelling in lightly armoured Snatch Land Rovers.

Apologies for families of soldiers killed in Iraq while travelling in Snatch Land Rovers

The Defence Secretary has apologised to the families of British soldiers killed in Iraq while travelling in lightly armoured Snatch Land Rovers.

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Despite daily pressures. junior doctor Melody Redman is still committed to the NHS.

‘Being a doctor is certainly a strange mix of emotions. We can’t solve every problem’

“I USED to want to be a doctor,” was the response I received from my 13-year-old patient, Maya, as I asked her about her career aspirations.

Opinion
Prime Minister Therese May

Brexit timetable in doubt as experts dismiss need for new EU deal

The Government’s timetable for negotiating a new trade deal with the EU has been called into questions, with critics dismissing claims that talks could begin as early as October.

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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

YP Letters: Set realistic goals, not targets, for a better NHS

From: David Collins, Scissett.

Opinion 1
UK farmers conform to the highest welfare standards.

YP Letters: Farms meet strict animal welfare rules

From: Diane Armitage, Ellerton, York.

Opinion
Sheffield's tree-felling scandal has made national headlines.

YP Letters: Council’s failings over Sheffield tree affair are clear to see

From: L Wilcockson, Sheffield.

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Opinion: Why unpaid internships are bad for business

Opinion: Why unpaid internships are bad for business

THE BBC came under fire when its highest paid stars’ salaries were revealed last month. Not only did the overall salaries raise eyebrows, the apparent gender gap at the top end of the BBC dominated its own news agenda.

Opinion 2
Support for Yorkshire MP Champion as child abuse race row causes division

Support for Yorkshire MP Champion as child abuse race row causes division

A Cabinet minister has insisted there must be an "honest open debate" about child abuse after a Labour frontbencher quit following a backlash when she claimed the country had a problem with British Pakistani men raping white girls.

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Harrogate Borough Council has hit back at criticism to its housing plans

Local Plan: Harrogate Borough Council hits back over housing plans

Harrogate Borough Council has hit back at criticism to its housing plans, saying thousands of new homes could help inject new life into the district’s towns and villages.

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One-time Labour schools minister Lord Adonis.

Opinion: Student success is tarnished by political attacks

IT is getting difficult to follow all of the negative Press about universities at the moment, much of it focused on vice-chancellors and seemingly triggered by the one-man Twitter storm that is one-time Labour schools minister Andrew Adonis.

Opinion
Bryan Lodge has claimed the council could be hit with a financial penalty running into millions of pounds if tree removal work is not completed this year.

Sheffield Council claims it may have to pay 'millions' if 500 trees not axed by New Year

Sheffield Council has said it may have to pay millions of pounds in penalty charges if it does not remove 500 trees from city streets by New Year.

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Money lent by wealthy professionals in Yorkshire helped pay for the British war effort.

How Yorkshire's middle classes tried to fund World War One effort - and why the failure was covered up

Researchers have unearthed the role of professionals across Yorkshire in attempting to finance the Government through the Great War. Chris Burn reports.
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Thousands of University places are still up for grabs.

A-levels 2017: More than 27,000 courses listed on University clearing website ahead of results

Tens of thousands of last-minute degree places could be available on Thursday, as universities scramble to attract students still searching for a course.
Education
Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today.

A-levels 2017: One in four expected to achieve top A-level grades

Thousands of teenagers will collect their long-awaited A-level results today, with around one in four entries expected to receive top grades.

Education
Sarah Champion

Yorkshire MP resigns from shadow front bench over controversial Sun column

The Labour MP Sarah Champion has resigned from her position as Shadow Equalities Secretary following a backlash over a controversial Sun column on child grooming gangs.

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Rotherham MP Sarah Champion has resigned from her role as Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities over the 'extremely poor choice of words' she used in a Sun column on British Pakistani grooming gangs

BREAKING: Rotherham MP Sarah Champion resigns from shadow cabinet over British Pakistani grooming gangs column

Rotherham MP Sarah Champion has resigned from her role as Shadow Minister for Women and Equalities over the 'extremely poor choice of words' she used in a Sun column on British Pakistani grooming gangs.
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