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Killer drivers could face life sentences under Government crackdown

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Nicola Sturgeon.

Nicola Sturgeon to visit Mosque of murdered Glasgow shopkeeper in push for peace

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In pictures: Whitby hosts second Krampus run

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Tonnes of illicit tobacco were seized by HM Customs and Revenue inspectors.

Three generations of Yorkshire family sentenced for roles in £1m tobacco smuggling plot

Crime

NHS England launches trial of prep HIV treatment after court ruling

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Updated: Helicopter locates missing man on moors

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Warning over freezing conditions as winter bites

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Our ‘responsibility as Northerners’ to agree on devolution, by Powerhouse minister

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Lauren Smith with surviving twin daughter Ava.

Premature twin girls’ parents prepare for bittersweet Christmas

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Joyce Branagh, sister of Kenneth, directing panto at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in Huddersfield.

What’s Kenneth Branagh’s sister doing directing panto in Huddersfield?

Analysis
Selina Scott.

My Yorkshire: Selina Scott picks her favourite people and places

Analysis

How The Yorkshire Post broke story that led to abdication of a king

Analysis
Nicola Sturgeon.

Nicola Sturgeon to visit Mosque of murdered Glasgow shopkeeper in push for peace

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Will Brexit begin in 2017?

YP Letters: With this lot in charge on Brexit, we’ll be taken to cleaners

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Gridlock in Leeds.

YP Letters: Time for action over transport breakdown in Leeds

Opinion
Plans to drop the electrification of the Selby to Hull railway will lead to better services, claims Rail Minister Paul Maynard.

Promise of better trains as Selby to Hull rail upgrade cancelled

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Brexit is now mired in legal controversy.

Judge made Brexit result ‘almost a footnote’ - Attorney General

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Jeremy Corbyn. Credit: Isabel Infantes/PA Wire

Corbyn calls on socialists to unite against ‘right-wing populism’ sweeping Europe

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Leeds primary school land row will go to a public inquiry

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Call for new focus for library buildings

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Investors ‘may be put off by negativity’

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YP Comment: Fare’s unfair on the railways. Price hike insults commuters

Opinion

Tom Richmond: Let London keep Parliament – and give North fairer funding in return

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Karen Strong with daughter Rebecca. Her son Jamie Still was killed by a drunk driver.

Life sentence plan could bring justice for victims of Yorkshire’s killer drivers

Crime
Tonnes of illicit tobacco were seized by HM Customs and Revenue inspectors.

Three generations of Yorkshire family sentenced for roles in £1m tobacco smuggling plot

Crime
Police are searching for the occupants of the stolen car.

Hunt for driver of stolen car involved in serious Leeds crash

Crime
Police want to trace this man as part of an investigation into a hate crime in Leeds.

CCTV appeal: Abusive man threatened to rip off woman's head scarf in Leeds

Crime

Arrests made after drugs raids

Crime

Investigation into sexual assault on bus

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15 years for Sheffield axeman who left woman Pc with fractured skull and severed finger

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Rotherham pervert who abused seven teens is jailed for nine years

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NHS England launches trial of prep HIV treatment after court ruling

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Lauren Smith with surviving twin daughter Ava.

Premature twin girls’ parents prepare for bittersweet Christmas

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Zara Lundy. Picture taken by mum Michelle Lundy.

Family of Leeds schoolgirl in bone marrow plea

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Library picture

Hospital pays £50,000 over failure to spot grandmother’s tumour

Health
Zara Lundy.

Family’s bone marrow list plea to help eight-year-old daughter

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Audrey and Dennis Fleetwood died holding hands in hospital after spending their lives together. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Nurses move hospital beds together so devoted couple can spend their final hours holding hands

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Sickness bug shuts Leeds primary

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‘Drinking plenty of water’ may be old wives’ tale

Health

YP Letters: Local heroes who won’t give up on the NHS

Opinion

KitKat break-through: They’ve discovered how to cut 40pc of the sugar, without affecting the taste

Health 1

Overworked and over-tired trainee doctors ‘not competent to treat many patients’

Health
A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

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Sickness bug shuts Leeds primary

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OFSTED: Standards rising in Yorkshire, but improvements needed

Education
Chief Inspector of Schools Sir Michael Wilshaw

Bad and getting worse: This north-south divide in our classrooms

Education 1

Children of the plague: Yorkshire experts uncover a terrible secret

Heritage 2

Rachel Reeves: The passion that drove Alive Bacon and the rise of comprehensives

Opinion

School closure will mean ‘death of Dales village’

Education

Giggleswick teacher who had sex with teenage pupil on his wife’s wedding dress gets 12 years

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Police have closed part of the Stanningley By-Pass after an accident.

Travel alert: Major Leeds road closed after serious accident

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Motorway disruption after collision on A66M in Yorkshire

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Gridlock in Leeds.

YP Letters: Time for action over transport breakdown in Leeds

Opinion
Plans to drop the electrification of the Selby to Hull railway will lead to better services, claims Rail Minister Paul Maynard.

Promise of better trains as Selby to Hull rail upgrade cancelled

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The Daily Telegraph said Transport Secretary Chris Grayling is preparing to tell the publicly-owned Network Rail that he wants it to share responsibility for running the tracks with the private operating companies. Credit: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Network Rail ‘to lose control of track maintenance’

Transport
The latest increase in rail fares has been condemned.

YP Comment: Fare’s unfair on the railways. Price hike insults commuters

Opinion
Train fares will go up by an average of 2.3% next year, the rail industry has announced.

Rail price rises ‘a kick in the teeth’ for Yorkshire passengers

Transport

YP Letters: Bus users will pay up to keep them on road

Opinion 1

YP Letters: Do HS2 on the cheap and it will prove an expensive folly

Opinion 2

‘Winter of discontent’ as commuters hit with biggest train fare rise in three years

Transport 2

UK’s airspace is ‘just a network of B-roads in the sky’, admits boss

Transport
It seems there is a never-ending pressure to buy things.  Picture: Rui Vieria/PA

Wolds Diary: Season to be jolly should not be all about spending money

The Wolds
Water rails are the most predatory member of the rail family and will hunt other birds.

Birdwatch: Predatory squealer at large in number

Environment
A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

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What should be Britain's approach to fuel policy?

YP Letters: Fracking is vital to meet energy needs

Opinion 2

Green Party leader joins protest over felled trees outside Sheffield court

Environment 5

Agency chief will have ‘feet held to the fire’ over farmers’ payments

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YP Letters: Tangled branches of the law on street trees

Opinion 1
The Yorkshire Post has been campaigning on the issue since February 2014

YP Comment: PM’s commitment on loneliness

Opinion
President-elect Donald Trump after his meeting with President Barack Obama in the Oval Office of the White House

Quiz of the Week: Fake news, ‘send to all’ error and web-savvy four-year-olds

Analysis
Beverley Thornton, from Meanwood,  has battled with mental health issues for 30 years. Picture: Tony Johnson

#SPEAKYOURMIND: Leeds mum-of-six Bev opens up about post-natal despression

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Andrew Sachs, best known for playing Spanish waiter Manuel in Fawlty Towers, has died aged 86

Classic video: John Cleese leads tributes to Andrew Sachs, Fawlty Towers’ Manuel

Obituaries
Peter Gibson with one of the stained glass windows at the Spurriergate Centre, York

A life in stained glass: tributes to Minster Window-cleaner

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Voice in a million: Hallelujah and farewell to Leonard Cohen

Obituaries
Jimmy Young as the veteran broadcaster has died  "peacefully at home" on Monday aged 95

When Jimmy Young held court for the world from Yorkshire

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