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Huge rise in crimes linked to child abuse across Bradford

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More people are leaving the Yorkshire Dales National Park than moving in for the first time in 40 years.  Picture: Tony Johnson

Target outsiders to revive ailing Yorkshire Dales villages, suggests park chief

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Renowned restaurant critic AA Gill, pictured with his partner Nicola Formby, has died after a short battle with cancer, The Sunday Times has announced. Picture credit: Ian West/PA Wire

Giant of the restaurant review, AA Gill, dies after cancer battle

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Ministers want to make the process simpler following accusations that it is unfair and lacks consistency. Pic credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Crackdown on fare-dodgers on trains

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Pensioner killed in hit-and-run outside his old brass band club

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Private schools offer more free places, but at taxpayers’ expense

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Workers should be able to ‘slice and dice’ their pension pots, says ex-minister

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Shamed but not named: Sadistic Edlington brothers handed lifetime anonymity to protect their human rights

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School bus driver Graham Jones, who drove past two road closed signs before stranding his vehicle in floodwater with 23 children on board, a court has heard.

Dashcam video: School bus driver who stranded 23 children in floods is jailed for a year

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Cricket all rounder Tim Bresnan.

My Yorkshire: Tim Bresnan on his favourite people and places

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Andy Murray is favourite to win BBC Sports Personality of the Year 2017. Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Who will be making the headlines in the week ahead?

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June Barton, of the Hornsea Cottage Hospital League of Friends.

Is this the end for the small rural hospital?

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Actor Kirk Douglas at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival in 2011. (AP Photo/Phil Klein).

Kirk Douglas at 100: The last of Hollywood’s golden age

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Workers should be able to ‘slice and dice’ their pension pots, says ex-minister

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Ministers want to make the process simpler following accusations that it is unfair and lacks consistency. Pic credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Crackdown on fare-dodgers on trains

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Wakefield MP Mary Creagh.

Wakefield MP demands flood spending answers

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Andy Burnham

Burnham: North may be better off outside single market

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The court order is designed to stop anti-social gatherings like the one in Leeds on Halloween, which police said put the public at risk.

Leeds council wins court order banning groups of anti-social drivers in city

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The scale of child sex abuse in Bradford

YP Comment: Society’s debt to Ann Cryer over CSE and political correctness

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Professor Richard McLaren during the press conference at St-Pancras Renaissance Hotel, London.

‘Corruption on an unprecedented scale’: How Russian doping poisoned London’s Olympics

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We’ll take kids from poor families but only if taxpayers stump up, say private schools

Education

YP Comment: Society’s debt to Ann Cryer over CSE and political correctness

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Ministers’ praise for driving sentencing report

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Tom Richmond: Leeds Council off track with its airport rail station plan

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Labour MP Naz Shah, Bradford West.

‘This is not the time to bury heads in sand’

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The scale of child sex abuse in Bradford

Huge rise in crimes linked to child abuse across Bradford

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Brian Croxton, 77, who died after a suspected hit and run in Royton. Greater Manchester Police

Pensioner killed in hit-and-run outside his old brass band club

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The incident happened on a Jet2 flight from Leeds Bradford Airport

Jailed: Drunk on Leeds flight who demanded more champagne

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Seven arrested over Halloween motorbike chaos in Leeds

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Update: Two arrested after gunshots fired at Leeds house

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Dashcam video: School bus driver who stranded 23 children in floods is jailed for a year

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Shamed but not named: Sadistic Edlington brothers handed lifetime anonymity to protect their human rights

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Picture: PA

Women may be mistaken about side-effects of breast cancer drug, Leeds expert warns

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June Barton, of the Hornsea Cottage Hospital League of Friends.

Is this the end for the small rural hospital?

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Childline Founder Dame Esther Rantzen

Social media ‘is fuelling a nation of deeply unhappy kids’

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YP Comment: Minor injuries units could close

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Is drinking too much water bad for your health?

YP Letters: Listen to your body, stay healthy and hydrated

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Father Neil McNicholas has highlighted how officialdom is failing Alzheimer's sufferers over the payment of bills.

Neil McNicholas: When those in authority lose sight of the ‘dots’

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The 1970s comedy George and Mildred featured a predatory wife and put-upon husband.

The men forced by women to have sex against their will

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We’re waiting even longer to see a consultant as NHS targets slip

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Harrowing research reveals key triggers for loneliness ‘epidemic’

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Professor Ray Bush: Answer this open letter, Jeremy Hunt, about my cancelled op and hospital crisis in Leeds. It’s your job

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YP Comment: Loneliness - nine million reasons to act as hidden epidemic’s true toll revealed

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Private schools offer more free places, but at taxpayers’ expense

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Theresa May leaves 10 Downing Street

We’ll take kids from poor families but only if taxpayers stump up, say private schools

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Pupils, parents, and supporters at Horton Primary School who were fighting against the closure.

School to interview for new headteacher despite being issued with closure notice

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Do pushy parents have too much influence when it comes to the education of their children?

Jayne Dowle: Time for parents to push harder over education

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New scheme to tackle skill levels among city region school leavers

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GP Taylor: Speaking English is the only way to bridge our divides

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British teens worse at science, maths and reading than peers Japan, Singapore and Estonia

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YP Comment: Lessons on the great class divide

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Several vehicles have been involved in a crash on the M1.

Traffic alert: Emergency services respond to M1 pile-up

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Does the parkway station for Leeds Bradford Airport go far enough? Tom Richmond thinks not.

Tom Richmond: Leeds Council off track with its airport rail station plan

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Why can't Leeds have a tram network like the scheme in Sheffield?

YP Letters: Leeds leaders lack vision to invest in transport that we need

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Aerial shot of the M62  junction with the M606 Chain Bar Interchange near Bradford and Leeds. This picture was taken in June 2015 by Tony Johnson

Good news for M1 and M62 commuters in West Yorkshire

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Plans to spend �270m of trolleybus money on other transport schemes in Leeds have met with heavy criticism.

YP Letters: Be radical and get city up to speed at last

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Barry Sheerman was instrumental in the campaign to make the wearing of car seatbelts compulsory.

Barry Sheerman: No room for complacency over safety on our roads

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Cancellations and delays on the Southern network

Passenger has job offer withdrawn by new bosses because they can’t rely on the trains

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The South Yorkshire estate hoping to stop HS2 in its tracks

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Anger as Oxbridge rail link gets priority over Yorkshire schemes

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YP Comment: Rail network’s new direction? Minister’s admission of failure

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YP Letters: HS2 is about rail capacity, not speed

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Fracking demonstrators take to the streets.

YP Letters: Public must carry on the fracking fight

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Steve Backshall is a naturalist, writer and TV presenter.

YP Letters: A hundred years and a million helping hands

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Is drinking too much water bad for your health?

YP Letters: Listen to your body, stay healthy and hydrated

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Open day at the re-building Elland Bridge project

Major setback as Elland bridge opening delayed

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Sheffield council leader stays silent on calls to quit over tree felling that saw pensioners arrested

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YP Letters: Flood prevention begins at home when authorities fail

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YP Letters: Fracking will not alleviate fuel poverty

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Country & Coast: Characterisation of farmer’s foe wins public affection

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Ministers’ praise for driving sentencing report

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

Harrowing research reveals key triggers for loneliness ‘epidemic’

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The hand of friendship - nine million people suffer from loneliness according to new research.

YP Comment: Loneliness - nine million reasons to act as hidden epidemic’s true toll revealed

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Louis Tomlinson with mum Johannah Deakin

Mum of Doncaster pop star Louis Tomlinson dies aged 42 following leukemia battle

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Joanna Lumley with Peter Vaughan, best known for his roles in Porridge and Game Of Thrones, who has died aged 93

Death of Game of Thrones and Porridge villain Peter Vaughan, 93

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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

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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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