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Leeds grandad dies in hospital after staff give him ‘another patient’s medicine’

Health

The worst day: How Yorkshire joined our nation in marking 100 years of The Somme

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Boris Johnson speaks during a press conference at St Ermin's Hotel in London, where he formally announced that he will not enter the race to succeed David Cameron in Downing Street. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 30, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Conservatives Johnson. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris could have been divisive figure, says Yorkshire MP

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DECEMBER 2015: Tributes to Daria. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Murder accused tells jury he’s ‘ashamed’ of killing Leeds sex worker

Crime

The real-life Mitchells: 72 years for Sheffield’s PXG drugs family - even grandma is jailed

Sheffield

Now Wakefield politician is victim of race hate abuse

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Two arrests after Polish shopkeeper in Leeds told: ‘Leave this country’

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Video: Man bounces off speeding van as he tries to stop bike thieves

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The woman was attacked near The Palace, Kirkgate.

Man held on Bradford bus over alleged rape of woman near Palace pub in Leeds

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Michael Gove leaves his home in London, as he prepared to set out his case for becoming prime minister.  Lauren Hurley/PA Wire

Gove pledges to bring top jobs to North of England

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Jo Cox MP

Two weeks after her death, minister answers Jo Cox’s final parliamentary questions

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn leaves his home in London

Poll: As Labour challenge looms, should Corbyn go now?

Politics
Boris Johnson speaks during a press conference at St Ermin's Hotel in London, where he formally announced that he will not enter the race to succeed David Cameron in Downing Street. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Thursday June 30, 2016. See PA story POLITICS Conservatives Johnson. Photo credit should read: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Boris could have been divisive figure, says Yorkshire MP

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Theresa May at the launch of her leadership contest.

Tom Richmond: Public deserve more than this dysfunctional politics

Opinion
Boris Johnson has been central to a dramatic week in politics.

YP Letters: Future in our hands after mould of British politics broken

Opinion
The EU continues to polarise opinion.

YP Letters: Educated elite failed nation over EU vote

Opinion

Energy Minister could emerge 
as unity candidate in Tory race

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Julian Sturdy MP: Blue collar man Stephen Crabb should be our next PM

Opinion

Ross Murray: The UK can develop a world-leading agricultural policy

Opinion

Charisma? I certainly don’t have it, says reluctant would-be PM

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The woman banged her head on a parked vehicle during the struggle.

Woman hit her head during struggle with would-be robber

Crime
Bramley Shopping Centre (Google Maps)

Two arrests after Polish shopkeeper in Leeds told: ‘Leave this country’

Crime
A tennis racket signed by Andy Murray was among the items reported stolen. Picture: John Walton/PA Wire.

Signed Andy Murray tennis racket stolen during Dinnington burglary

Crime
Police believe the attack in Endcliffe Park was unprovoked.

Sheffield teenager in hospital after ‘unprovoked’ park stabbing

Crime

Now Wakefield politician is victim of race hate abuse

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Eight people arrested after robberies at three Calderdale jewellers

Crime

Murder accused tells jury he’s ‘ashamed’ of killing Leeds sex worker

Crime

Video: Man bounces off speeding van as he tries to stop bike thieves

Crime
Raymond Stott died after being given another patient's medication while in St James's Hospital.

Leeds grandad dies in hospital after staff give him ‘another patient’s medicine’

Health
Archie is an accredited medical alert assistance dog

Archie the ‘wonder dog’ transforms life for Katie

Health
Volunteers with young riders at Follifoot Park Disabled Riders Group, which is one of three charities nominated for the Group award at this year's Yorkshire Children of Courage Awards.

Award nomination for disabled riders group that brings ‘joy’ to youngsters

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Video: Cyclists urged to give newly opened multimillion pound Leeds to Bradford route a ride

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NHS

Funding for free foods for coeliac sufferers in North Yorkshire could be scrapped

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Judith Barnes, clinical operations manager, at the new Place of Safety suite for young people in crisis at the Becklin Centre. Picture by James Hardisty.

Lifeline unit for vulnerable young people with mental health issues opens in Leeds

Health
Becci Ellis and husband Mick (left) meet Yorkshire Air Ambulance pilot Captain Garry Brasher (right) and paramedics Matt Syrat and Sammy Wills at Nostell Priory.

Yorkshire motorcyclist’s tribute to medics after 254mph crash during land speed record bid

Health

Brexit ‘has already scuppered NHS recruitment drive’ at Yorkshire hospitals

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Holly’s happy baby book

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Fear of giving birth can lead to post-natal depression

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How I reached Scarborough in just 84 days on a diet of dog food, wild garlic and liquidised roast dinners

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De Warenne Academy.

Union to strike in protest over staff cuts in shake up at Yorkshire’s biggest academy chain

Education
The hole in the ozone layer is showing signs of healing. Picture: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The planet responds: Hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is healing says Leeds scientists

Education
Ofsted chief Sir Michael Wilshaw

Staff, not funding to blame for failing children’s services in Rotherham and Doncaster - Ofsted

Education
Arts in action: The Leeds event aims to show just how valuable the arts and humanities are to the economy.

Fears of higher tuition fees based on ‘underestimated’ arts

Education

Barnsley Council may consider running its own group of academies

Education

In pictures: Oscar winner returns to her North Yorkshire school

Education

Two million children now infected by drug resistant TB say Sheffield researchers

Health

YP Letters: All-year-round schools fit for the 21st century

Opinion

Video: Cyclists urged to give newly opened multimillion pound Leeds to Bradford route a ride

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Should Leeds have its own Underground system?

YP Letters: Going underground is the way ahead for cities like Leeds

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The Leeds city centre to Bradford section of the route will open tomorrow. Picture by James Hardisty.

Late call for ‘urgent review’ of Leeds to Bradford cycle route from £29million scheme

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Library picture

Updated: Bradford road closed ‘after weapon fired’

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Cyclist dies after HGV hit-and-run in Howden

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Cyclist in intensive care after Leeds A65 collision

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Huddersfield railway station.

Armed police at railway station after man linked to drugs operation goes onto tracks

Crime

Off the rails 2: Passenger videos train staff yelling at each other after yet another cancelled service

Transport

Off the rails 1: How many guards does it take to close a train door? None, say bosses - they should be helping passengers instead

Transport

Leeds bus strike: Which buses are running today?

Transport

Parents to lobby councillors over road safety near Leeds school

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NFU President Meurig Raymond.

Union launches ‘most significant’ consultation on farming’s future

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The hole in the ozone layer is showing signs of healing. Picture: NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

The planet responds: Hole in the Antarctic ozone layer is healing says Leeds scientists

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Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Elizabeth Truss.  Pic: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Truss gets key Brexit group role

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Villagers are urging councillors to reject plans for a housing development which will see their village merge with a neighbouring town.

‘This housing estate will make our village part of the next town’

Environment

Video: Last chance to apply for agri-scholarships

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Bedford: Farmers must face Brexit together

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Late victory for farmers in weedkiller approval battle

News

YP Letters: Council funds should not go to Ryedale fracking fight

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Not every psychopath fits the Hannibal Lecter stereotype says Kerry Daynes.

Why one in every 100 of your Facebook friends could be a psychopath - and how to spot them

Analysis

Robert Tolson died on the first day of the Somme. It took his family three months to learn his fate

Analysis

The diaries from hell: Yorkshire soldier’s secret account of the Somme

Analysis
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry will attend evening events at the Thiepval Memorial in France. Gareth Fuller/PA Wire.

The Somme – Yorkshire remembers 100 years on

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Laurence Furlong at the Royal Voluntary Service Wakefield Meals With Care depot in Featherstone. 
Picture: Scott Merrylees

#2016hours: First volunteers inspired by The YP’s Loneliness campaign get to work

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The Hawthornes resident Phyllis McLaughlin and her son Paul McLaughlin.

Picture : Jonathan Gawthorpe

Sharing stories from the past is making life less lonely for care home residents

Campaigns
The Women of Steel statue is unveiled in Barker's Pool

Unveiled: Sheffield’s brave Women of Steel honoured with statue

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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
Roger Millward has died at 68

Death of rugby league legend Roger Millward at 68

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