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Owen Smith makes passionate plea for Labour support... but why has he been forced into an early apology?

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Second person held over ‘threats’ made to MP Naz Shah

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Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Garden alert: Huge colonies of invasive ‘super ants’ discovered in Yorkshire

Environment
Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com - 20/07/2016 - Cricket - NatWest T20 Blast - Yorkshire Vikings v Durham Jets - Headingley Cricket Ground, Leeds, England - A general view of Yorkshire's Headingley stadium as Yorkshire take on Durham in the Natwest T20.

How can Leeds taxpayers afford to give £4million to Headingly cricket stadium? Councillor questions grant to boost redevelopment plans

Politics

Unveiled: The BIGGEST water park in the UK, and it’s right here in Yorkshire!

Environment

Iraqi man “threatened to kill staff at Yorkshire MP’s office”

Crime 1

Radical Labour challenger Owen Smith ready to "smash Tories back on their heels"

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Percy promises Manchester will not dominate 'powerhouse'

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Kirsten Whatley-Bell,  from Doncaster playing pooh sticks on the bridge at Hutton le Hole  in North Yorkshire last year.

The 50 things outdoor-loving children must do before turning 11¾

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Paula Sherriff, MP for Dewsbury

Iraqi man “threatened to kill staff at Yorkshire MP’s office”

Crime 1
The funeral of Josh Hoole, the infantry soldier based in Catterick who died while on a training exercise in the Brecon area of Wales, will take place on Thursday.

Funeral of Yorkshire-based soldier who died in training exercise to take place on Thursday

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Owen Smith MP filmed by Sky News as he delivered his speech at Orgreave's advanced manufacturing park near Rotherham this morning.

Radical Labour challenger Owen Smith ready to "smash Tories back on their heels"

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Owen Smith.

Owen Smith: The 20 policy pledges made in bid to challenge Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn

Politics 2

Percy promises Manchester will not dominate 'powerhouse'

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Labour leadership contender Owen Smith.

Owen Smith makes passionate plea for Labour support... but why has he been forced into an early apology?

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Second person held over ‘threats’ made to MP Naz Shah

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Healey asks minister to look at HS2 station

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We must not talk ourselves into a recession, says Chamber boss

Business 1

Owen Smith: I’d create Minister for labour in North

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How can Leeds taxpayers afford to give £4million to Headingly cricket stadium? Councillor questions grant to boost redevelopment plans

Politics
Paula Sherriff, MP for Dewsbury

Iraqi man “threatened to kill staff at Yorkshire MP’s office”

Crime 1
Charlotte Hart, 19, has been named locally as a victim of the shootings outside Castle Leisure Centre, Spalding. Picture: SWNS

Inquests open on three victims of Spalding shootings

Crime

Yorkshire Imam joins chorus of outrage as British churches are asked to be ‘alert but not alarmed’ in wake of Normandy church terror attack

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Stuart Jarvis .

53 years for Leeds killers who dumped victim’s body in wheelie bin and set it alight

Crime

Man kicked to the floor in one of two robberies in an hour in Wakefield

Crime

22 Leeds prisoners found with contraband phones during crackdown

Crime

How South Yorkshire’s new police chief says he can put force back on track

Crime 1

Further appeal to trace witnesses to pub car park assault

Crime
Jockey Frankie Dettori and presenter Clare Balding take part in the 'Ice Bucket Challenge' at York Racecourse, York. Celebrities who doused themselves with freezing cold water for charity have helped scientists make a discovery that could help sufferers of motor neurone disease.

Ice Bucket challenge funds motor neurone disease gene breakthrough

Health
General practice is in crisis, says the BMA.

YP Letters: Solution to GP crisis lies in greater investment

Opinion
Sheffield schoolgirl Lucy Gavaghan, 14, set up a petition to end the sale of eggs from caged and barn hens

Now Morrisons outlaws eggs from caged hens

Health
Four "siblings" of Dolly the sheep, who are in good health, raising hopes that the cloning process does not detrimentally affect physical well-being.

Here are four we made earlier: Future looking less woolly for cloned siblings of Dolly the sheep

Health
Abbie Morton

Cancer survivor in yacht adventure trip

Health
How to sleep better in the hot weather

Top five ways to sleep better in the hot weather

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Holly Walker with her mum Julie.
Picture by Simon Hulme

Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards: ‘Amazing’ hospice that helps the whole family nominated

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Family will take NHS to court over refusal to pay for drug that could save life of Abi, 13

Wakefield 1

Great British Take-off: Sue Perkins says tonight’s nude dating show is fine by her

Theatre 1

One in five parents ‘will go hungry to feed their children this summer’

Health 2
Leeds Civic Hall

School places to increase by fifty per cent at west Leeds primary

Education
Max Coates

Race track star Leeds student wins first class degree

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Sir Keith Burnett. Picture: Andrew Roe

University sets up new gateway to strengthen Sheffield’s China links

Education
Dr Andrew Platten

Fresh appeal for witnesses to crash that killed ‘respected and dedicated’ Leeds academic

Leeds

John Tomsett: Lesson number one - we need truly great teachers

Opinion 2

YP Comment: Basic lessons in common sense over teaching

Opinion

Yorkshire head warns teacher shortages could see school system implode

Education

Ex coal miner sets out vision for raising standards at Yorkshire’s biggest academy chain

Education
Dover port suffered serious travel chaos at the weekend.

Going away? Port of Dover reassures holidaymakers over weekend delays

Travel
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50 evacuated after train catches fire near York; Long delays from Ilkley

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YP Letters: Leeds and its transport ‘do it on the cheap’ culture

Opinion

Tuesday travel: Disruption on A1M, M62 and A64

Travel 1
HS2 continues to divide opinion.

YP Letters: North driven further into mire by HS2

Opinion 2
The entrance to Sheffield Station does not match the experience passengersa endure on trains to and from Leeds.

Andrew Vine: Welcome aboard the 16.18 train - and a journey of disappointment

Opinion 2
Vehicles queuing at the Port of Dover

One mile an hour: Yorkshire woman tells of the chaos at Dover

Transport 5

Relief for passengers as indefinite Leeds bus strike is called off

Transport

Strike threat could hit Virgin trains from Yorkshire to London

Transport 4

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

Analysis 4

HS2: Compulsory Purchase Orders explained

Transport
Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Garden alert: Huge colonies of invasive ‘super ants’ discovered in Yorkshire

Environment
Tifanie Hogrel enjoys the outside pool at Scarborough's Waterpark

Unveiled: The BIGGEST water park in the UK, and it’s right here in Yorkshire!

Environment
Rocky the orangutan mimicked the pitch and tone of human sounds and made vowel-like calls while researchers conducted a game.

This orangutan called Rocky can speak better English than Stallone

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A view across to Ingleborough from the limestone outcrops above Stainforth as the sun goes down.  Picture: Bruce Rollinson.

Country & Coast: National Park expansion adds scenic spots to region

Environment 1

Ryedale Show: Royal sparkle as 150th show goes off in style

News

Now Morrisons outlaws eggs from caged hens

Health

Here are four we made earlier: Future looking less woolly for cloned siblings of Dolly the sheep

Health

The 50 things outdoor-loving children must do before turning 11¾

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Captain Bobby Moore, carried shoulder high by his team mates, holds aloft the Jules Rimet trophy, after England's victory over West Germany in the 1966 World Cup Final. (AP Photo).

The day that England brought the World Cup home

Analysis
Paul Holden-Ridgeway Head Brewer  of  The Bad Co Brewing and Distilling  at Dishforth  checking on the latest brew(Gl1010/52h)

Sweet success for BAD brewing

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Is your pet overweight? Over half of dogs and cats are

Analysis
Climate concerns: This year could see the lowest levels of Arctic Sea ice ever recorded. (Picture: AP.

Climate change and the hottest June on record

Analysis
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
Asda staff in Leeds show their support for Dr Granger's #HelloMyNameIs campaign

‘Hello, my name is’: How a simple conversation inspired Kate Granger’s global movement

Health 4
Dr Kate Granger with husband Chris. Picture: Bruce Rollinson

Inspirational Yorkshire doctor Kate Granger dies of cancer at 34

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Happy Days creator Garry Marshall has died at 81

Happy Days creator Garry Marshall dies at 81

Obituaries