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John Sentamu: My tribute to Team GB heroes – and their values

Opinion
Police are appealing for information

‘Frightening ordeal’ for man threatened with knife and gun in Gargrave

Crime

Big cat captured on video? Panther like beast spotted in countryside

News 1

In pictures: Revellers soak up atmosphere on sun-kissed Friday at Leeds Festival

Music

Welcome news for Yorkshire tourism as ‘staycations’ on rise

Business

Quiz of the week’s news: Crashes, complaints and contempt but new world beckons

Education

Video: Two arrested as man suffers ‘stab’ wounds in town centre assault

News

Channel’s focus on Yorkshire

News

Video: Hillary Clinton blasts Nigel Farage for campaigning at Trump rally

Politics

Ministers ‘must act’ on stalled planning reforms to help rural businesses

Environment
David Cameron announced plans for the initiative in September after the plight of refugees crossing the Mediterranean caused public outcry.

UK ‘too low and too slow’ on Syrian refugee resettlement

Politics
Jeremy Corbyn enjoyed a joke with young activists as he campaigned today

Corbyn critical of party over leadership votes

News
Coun John Clark wants answers over bullying concerns at Ryedale Council

Ryedale Council chief executive facing calls to launch bullying inquiry

News 1

In The Constituency: Rebuilding after the floods dominates Whittaker’s agenda

News
Vicki Reedman with her son Lucas - they are among the families waiting an inordinate length of time for an autism diagnosis.

YP Comment: Autism delays are a betrayl of Jo Cox

Opinion
Coastal destinations such as Scarborough were the most popular among those surveyed.

Welcome news for Yorkshire tourism as ‘staycations’ on rise

Business

Corbyn sets out plan to reverse arts cuts

News

John Sentamu: My tribute to Team GB heroes – and their values

Opinion

Tom Richmond: Devolution will only succeed if there’s proper public accountability

Opinion

Dick Taverne: Brexit – and why Britain might get a second chance to think again

Opinion
Khalid Khan is wanted for robbery and assault.

Wanted: Have you seen these men in Bradford?

Crime
Police are investigating the sudden death of Michael Logan.

Hull detectives quiz woman after sudden death

Crime
Watches like these were stolen from a home in Yeadon.

Watch collection stolen during Leeds burglary

Crime
This is the man police want to trace after a sexual assault in Bradford.

Man could have vital information on Bradford sex attack

Crime

Man to appear in court over assault on police officers

News

‘Frightening ordeal’ for man threatened with knife and gun in Gargrave

Crime

North Yorkshire Police ‘hugely disappointed Catholic school child sex claims weren’t heard by jury’

Crime

Murdered Leeds health boss ‘was warned not to break up with partner by herself’

Crime 1
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‘Closure of beds’ plan for Yorkshire hospitals revealed

Health
Vicki Reedman with her son Lucas - they are among the families waiting an inordinate length of time for an autism diagnosis.

YP Comment: Autism delays are a betrayl of Jo Cox

Opinion
Reports suggest the NHS at a local level could be facing a �20bn shortfall by 2020-21, if no action is taken.

Plans ‘to cut A&E’ being drawn up by hospital bosses

Health 2
Adam Peaty became Team GB's first male swimmer to win a gold medal at the Olympics since Yorkshire's Adrian Moorhouse in 1988.

YP Letters: Unhealthy state of school sport and swimming

Opinion 1
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt visiting a hospital ward.  (PA).

Jayne Dowle: Hunt’s empty slogans and reality of NHS pressures

Opinion 2
Charley Ashton and her daughter Aurelia.

The Sheffield mum in a race against time to save her own life

News
Wakefield MP Mary Creagh, who is chair of the Environmental Audit Committee, said people will be horrified to find out the destruction caused by plastics in bathroom products to marine life and seabirds.

MPs call for microbead ban after evidence shows plastic entering human food chain

Health 1

Leeds pathology boss resigns over Australian cancer tests fiasco

Health 6

How painting helped blind artist see the light

News

The debilitating condition suffered by a fifth of women

News

Unprecedented demand on health services prompts ‘difficult choices’

Health 1
29 august 2010.
Leeds Festival at Bramham Park. Day 3

Quiz of the week’s news: Crashes, complaints and contempt but new world beckons

Education
Ampleforth College

North Yorkshire Police ‘hugely disappointed Catholic school child sex claims weren’t heard by jury’

Crime
Students celebrate after receiving their GCSE results

GCSE results in full, from across Yorkshire

Education
Picture: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

Government urged to hand academy powers to councils

Education

YP Comment: GCSEs and test of exam policy

Opinion

Kirstie Donnelly: Go for gold on careers to halt region’s ‘brain drain’

Opinion

Dominic Gray: Creative thinking can boost the arts – and empower communities

Opinion

Day of GCSE success stories across Yorkshire despite record drop in overall grades

Education 1
Handout footage from Virign Trains of Jeremy Corbyn looking for a seat on the London to York and Newcastle service.

Bill Carmichael: Jeremy Corbyn is derailed by his own spin

Opinion
Handout  CCTV footage dated 11/08/16 issued by Virgin Trains which was filmed at 11.43 am, on a Virgin Train from King's Cross in central London, showing Labour Party leaderJeremy Corbyn (centre rear),  seated in Coach H, shortly after being filmed while sat on the floor and more than two hours before his final destination, Newcastle, after a video emerged last week which showed Mr Corbyn sitting on the floor, reading a newspaper, and saying "This is a problem that many passengers face every day" before calling for public ownership of the railways. Picture: Virgin Trains/PA Wire

Twitter users go loco over Jeremy Corbyn ‘traingate’ allegations

News 2
Jeremy Corbyn sitting on the floor of a train, as seen in a Guardian video

How Corbyn’s ‘ram-packed’ rail journey unfolded

News
Handout  CCTV footage dated 11/08/16 issued by Virgin Trains which was filmed at 11.08am, approximately 8 min after departure from King's Cross in central London, showing Labour Party leaderJeremy Corbyn, walking past several empty, unreserved seats in Coach F, after a video emerged last week which showed Mr Corbyn sitting on the floor, reading a newspaper, and saying "This is a problem that many passengers face every day" before calling for public ownership of the railways.  Picture: Virgin Trains/PA Wire

Did Jeremy Corbyn really ‘walk past empty seats’ before his packed train claim?

News 3
The official opening of the Leeds Cycle Superhighway which has been branded as a white elephant by critics.

YP Letters: Time to change direction over money-wasting cycle lanes in Leeds

Opinion 3
The City Connect scheme has been beset with delays. Picture by James Hardisty.

Apology issued as Leeds to Bradford cycle superhighway falls two months behind schedule

News 15
Sunday parking charges have met with an angry response in Harrogate.

YP Letters: Saddened by Sunday parking policy in Harrogate

Opinion

Tom Richmond: A fare deal on trains means ticket prices linked to reliability

Opinion 3

YP Letters: Blame poor railway management for disruption, not the right to strike

Opinion 2

YP Letters: On the verge of madness over ragwort invasion

Opinion 1

YP Letters: Short-term thinking on HS2 and nuclear power will cost Britain dear

Opinion 5
Andrew Smales on his farm at Burton Pidsea
Picture by Simon Hulme

Farm of the Week: Branching out takes spuds from the field to the fryer

News
Senior Wool Head Grader Ian Brooksbank,checks the fleeces at the Wool House, Bradford.
Picture by Simon Hulme

How the traditions of the past are still key to the wool industry today

Business

Ministers ‘must act’ on stalled planning reforms to help rural businesses

Environment
Employee Lindsay Hoadley prepares an almost complete Dodo skeleton at  Summers Place Auctions in Billingshurst, West Sussex, where it will be the first of its kind to come up for sale in nearly 100 years. Image: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Sale of the century: Dodo skeleton set to fetch £500k at auction

Heritage

Channel’s focus on Yorkshire

News

House plants can suck dangerous toxic chemicals out of the air

Environment

Weather update: Can we expect a sunny Bank Holiday weekend?

Environment

YP Letters: No bribe can compensate for fracking

Opinion 13
Work being carried out on Queen Victoria Square, in Hull, this week. (Pictures: Simon Hulme).

Hull’s shops counting the cost of city centre revamp

Analysis
Most adaptations of the Bronte novels tend to period pieces. Not the Villette which will soon take to the stage of West Yorkshire Playhouse.

The woman behind a sci-fi version of Villette on why it’s ok to tamper with the Bronte classics

Theatre
Lizzie Armitstead's Olympics ended in disappointment and without a place on the podium.  Picture Bruce Rollinson

Lizzie Armitstead: Back in the saddle and facing the future

Analysis
Charley Ashton and her daughter Aurelia.

The Sheffield mum in a race against time to save her own life

News

Third friendship lunch in South Yorks

Campaigns
The First Direct Arena in Leeds. Picture by Giles Rocholl Photography Ltd.

Charity 10km walk to give fundraisers backstage passes to Leeds’ First Direct Arena

Health 1
Rachel Reeves is to continue the loneliness campaign spearheaded by Jo Cox (above) before the Batley & Spen MP was killed in June while attending a constituency surgery in Birtsall.

Rachel Reeves: Let’s love like Jo Cox and help end solitude

Opinion 5
Tom O'Ryan after his accident in his garden in 2013.

Tom O’Ryan remembered: Tribute to voice of Northern racing

Horse Racing 1
Kenny Baker.

Outpouring of affection for man inside Star Wars droid R2D2

News 2
File photo dated 23/10/13 of Pippa and James Middleton with Earl Grosvenor (centre), whose father, the billionaire landowner the Duke of Westminster, has died aged 64.

Britain’s 10 wealthiest listed: Duke’s son overtakes Phillip Green and Richard Branson

Obituaries 1
The Duke of Westminster Gerald Cavendish Grosvenor, arriving at  St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, Berkshire for the annual Order of the Garter procession where new knights take their royal oath and are invested in the insignia.

Son inherits £8bn after death of Duke who wished he hadn’t been born wealthy

Obituaries 1