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Update: Yorkshire woman tells of ordeal as drivers face long delays at Dover

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A general view of the canal at Parkgate, Rotherham, close to where the body of an 11-year-old boy was pulled from the water. Picture: Dave Higgens/PA Wire

Updated: Yorkshire schoolboy who died while ‘tombstoning’ into canal is named

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Ben Needham

Family appeal to find Ben Needham, 25 years on

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A couple stand near a mall in Munich on Saturday following a gun attack on Friday.

‘No evidence Munich gunman had links to Islamic State’

Crime 3

Leeds couple’s five star honeymoon dream wrecked

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Girl breaks jaw in Rotherham car smash

Rotherham
How HS2 could look

HS2 set to give economic boost to the region

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Cabinet members attending Theresa May's first cabinet meeting. (PA).

Tom Richmond: Northern voices hold key to achieving Theresa May’s vision

Opinion
Donald Trump

Trump’s claim US may abandon Nato is criticised

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Campaign group HS2 East says the high speed rail scheme would boost Yorkshire's economy. (PA)

YP Comment: Clarity needed over HS2 plans - Work to do to convince public

Opinion

Recession warning as UK economy shows ‘dramatic deterioration’ post-Brexit vote

Politics
Jeremy Corbyn.

Labour rival accuses Jeremy Corbyn of allowing ‘culture of bullying’

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Further pledges to protect Leeds children’s centres despite funding “anxieties”

Politics

Scotland on brink of independence, MP Angus Robertson insists

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EDF to decide next week on new Hinkley Point nuclear power station

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Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley ‘accountable’ for ‘appalling’ work conditions

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Bill Carmichael: How Obama widened US race divide

Opinion
A couple stand near a mall in Munich on Saturday following a gun attack on Friday.

‘No evidence Munich gunman had links to Islamic State’

Crime 3
Richard Westwood, 73 (second left)  and Leonard "Chip" Hawkes, 70, who were members of the 1960s pop group The Tremeloes, stand with their wives, Lynn (left and Carol,  outside Reading Crown Court after they were formally acquitted of indecently assaulting a 15-year-old girl after a gig nearly 50 years ago.

Tremeloes stars cleared of sex assault 50 years ago

Crime
Police had warned people about the drugs after an increase in overdoses.

Man arrested after police make street Valium warning

Crime
British Transport Police want to trace this man after someone tried to break into a restricted area at Bradford Forster Square railway station.

Attempted break-in at Bradford Forster Square station

Crime

Leeds ‘crime magnet’ shop ordered to close after mob attacked police

Crime

Boy, 12, in hospital after being hit by motorcycle in Hull

Crime

Gunman opens fire on flat near Wakefield

Crime

Police cordon in place after woman found hanged in Huddersfield

Crime
Leeds Older People's Forum recieved �6m in lottery funding for the Time to Shine project

New loneliness project to reach the most frail

Campaigns
Consultant plastic surgeon Professor Simon Kay with Chris King

UK first double hand transplant takes place in Yorkshire

Health
There were 5-6,000 alcohol-related cancer deaths in Yorkshire between 2012 and 2014

Picture: Johnny Green/PA Wire

‘Strong evidence’ linking alcohol with seven cancer types

Health 2
Professor Simon Kay and his team as they perform the UK's first double hand transplant at Leeds General Infirmary, on patient Chris King, from Doncaster. Credit: Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
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Leeds hospital leads the way with hand transplants

Health
A rally in Millennium Square in support of the Leeds General Infirmary Children's Heart Unit in 2012.

‘Your support for Leeds heart unit made fundamental difference’

Health
NHS

Impact of Brexit on NHS staffing levels could pose dangerous threat, peers warn

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Ponds Forge International Sports Centre

Sheffield leisure centres pioneer 20p ‘sugar tax’ to combat obesity

News

Wheelchair appeal to help father ‘make great memories’

Health

Q&A: What is female genital mutilation?

Health

Cure for Asthma could be on the horizon

News

Now your GP can strike you off for NOT being ill

Health
Holocaust survivors Arek Hersch and Iby Knill, with Lilian Black from the Holocaust Survivor's Friendship Association light a candle  in Leeds Town Hall. Picture Tony Johnson

New Holocaust heritage and learning centre to open at Huddersfield University

Education
Simon Brown.

Yorkshire war hero tells pupils about the importance of being a survivor

Education
Dr Andrew Platten was involved in a road accident on Tuesday.

Tributes paid to Leeds academic who was killed by car involved in police chase

Education

New fund to celebrate university’s 50th year will make a ‘real difference’ to students

Education

Row over universities planning tuition fee increases next year

Education

MP tells debate boys have a warped view of sex due to porn

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Quiz: Are you as tech-savvy as your kids? (Or can’t you tell your Ascii from your Ebay?)

Education
Union members at Virgin East Coast will start voting next week on whether to launch a campaign of action.

Strike threat could hit Virgin trains from Yorkshire to London

Transport 3
Peter and Sue Douglas at their home on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough which could be demolished to make way for HS2. (Picture Scott Merrylees).

HS2: How would you feel if your house could be bulldozed?

Analysis 4
The Shimmer estate at Mexborough

HS2: Compulsory Purchase Orders explained

Transport
Emergency services are at the scene of a crash in Harrogate.

Breaking: Emergency services at crash in Harrogate

Transport
Revenue from vehicle excise duty fell by 93m in the year after the abolition of the paper tax disc

Car tax dodging has doubled since paper discs were abolished

Crime 1
Travel alert: M606 Southbound is closed.

Traffic update: M606 southbound near Bradford reopens after HGV overturned

Transport
The B6265 is closed at Cracoe following a serious collision.

Craven crash: B6265 road closed at Cracoe

Transport

Now Leeds faces indefinite bus strike from next Tuesday

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Firefighters scrambled to rescue man trapped in car after Dewsbury crash

News

Wrong kind of heatwave as trains are delayed

Transport

Inquiry launched into double debacle of Leeds Supertram and trolleybus schemes

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The number of breeding pairs of roseate terns has been steadily recovering over the past few years.

Birdwatch: Rare glimpse of graceful ‘sea swallows’

Environment
A visit to a farm in Thirsk provided the beautiful sight of Zwartbles sheep.

Wolds Diary: Super time in great company and that includes the sheep

The Wolds
Artist's impression issued by EDF of plans for the new Hinkley Point C nuclear power station.

EDF to decide next week on new Hinkley Point nuclear power station

News

Weekend weather: Summer showers and fresh breezes as heatwave blows over

Environment

Schoolgirl campaigner extends drive to end caged chicken eggs

Campaigns

Jobs will ‘persuade people energy park is good idea’

Environment
Actor and artist  Steve Huison.  Picture Bruce Rollinson.

The Full Monty actor who reinvented himself as an artist

Analysis

The inside story on Linda Barker’s Yorkshire home

Analysis
Chewbacca and Harrison Ford in a scene from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens

The Week Ahead: July 25-31 in Yorkshire and beyond

Analysis

Call to coffee chains to reuse cups as 2.5 billion dumped every year

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Leeds Older People's Forum recieved �6m in lottery funding for the Time to Shine project

New loneliness project to reach the most frail

Campaigns
Sheffield schoolgirl Lucy Gavaghan, aged 14, has set up a petition calling on Tesco to end the sale of eggs from caged and barn kept hens which has gained over 76,000 signatures in two weeks.

Schoolgirl campaigner extends drive to end caged chicken eggs

Campaigns
Kathy Markwick and Stewart Dea, who are organising a Loneliness Campaign inspired lunch at the Toby Carvery in Dodworth. Picture by Scott Merrylees

You’re all invited as Friendship Lunches inspire new events for lonely

Campaigns
Happy Days creator Garry Marshall has died at 81

Happy Days creator Garry Marshall dies at 81

Obituaries
Richard Budge

Richard Budge, businessman dubbed King Coal, dies at 69

Obituaries
Burt Kwouk, best known for playing Inspector Clouseau's manservant Cato in the Pink Panther films, who has died aged 85

Classic video: Actor Bert Kwouk - Clouseau’s Cato - dies at 85

Obituaries