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Yorkshire's incumbent police commissioners. Clockwise from top left: Mark Burns-Williamson, Julia Mulligan, Alan Billings, Matthew Grove

Elections 2016: A test for police and crime commissioners

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Jeremy Corbyn stands with Gill Furniss, whose husband, Harry Harpham, died from cancer, and who won the by-election to replace him in Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough

Elections 2016 Yorkshire results in full: Labour disaster in Scotland but win in Sheffield

Politics
Gill Furniss wins the Sheffield Brightside & Hillsborough by-election with 14,087 votes

Elections 2016: Furniss wins Sheffield Brightside by-election

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Election count

Elections 2016: Results from Wakefield and Hull Council elections

Politics
Five new faces on Harrogate Council. From left, Nathan Hull Lower Nidderdale, Tim Myatt Marston Moor , Ash Teague Ouseburn, Nick Duxbury Claro and Andy Paraskos Ribston celebrating their victories. (GL1009/93e)

Local election results 2016: Harrogate

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Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn stands with Gill Furniss, whose husband Harry Harpham died from cancer, and who won the by-election to replace him in the Sheffield Brightside and Hillsborough parliamentary constituency. Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Local election results 2016: Sheffield

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Count underway at the Richard Dunn Sports centre in Bradford for the local council elections.  Picture: Tony Johnson

Local election results 2016: Bradford

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Arthur Bierton, now 72, was convicted at Teesside Crown Court of abusing two young girls in the 1980s and 90s.

Paedophile pensioner, 72, gets 20 years after victims break silence

Crime
Victim: George Kidson

Drug addict is jailed for killing retired Yorkshire teacher, 85

Crime
Screen grab taken from footage issued by Islamic State militants of the British extremist known by the nickname 'Jihadi John'. Pic: PA

Sheffield woman on trial for sharing ISIS execution videos and ‘details of potential targets’

Crime
The events at the 1984 Battle of Orgreave have been a long-running sore for the mining community

Battle of Orgreave: South Yorkshire police chief ‘would welcome new investigation’

Crime
Frank Worthington in his Leeds United days

Soccer legend Frank Worthington diagnosed with Alzheimer’s: Was football responsible?

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Six year old Harriet Field with her parents Julie and Jonathan. . Picture Scott Merrylees

How fertility treatment has changed two friends’ lives

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Swithens Farm, Rothwell, Leeds. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Dozens taken ill with sickness bug at Leeds children’s farm: Updated

Health
Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt

Olive branch to doctors as Hunt offers to ‘pause’ new contracts

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Oliver the fat cat before he was put on a diet.  Oliver was originally brought into the RSPCA after suffering from health issues and his elderly owner could not meet his needs. He was cared for by Emma Alonze. Picture: SWNS

Video: This monster tabby is the weight of two cats - does that mean he has 18 lives?

Health
Nine-year-old Bobo was rushed to Blue Cross vets in Grimsby  when he swallowed a Kinder egg.  Picture: Ross Parry Agency

X-ray: Dog who swallowed a Kinder egg with Ninja Turtle still inside

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‘Homing missile’ cancer treatment in the pipeline

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Nick Clegg, the former Deputy Prime Minister.

Nick Clegg: All children deserve an equal chance to succeed

Opinion

MP accuses college boss of ‘bullying tactics’

Education
Nick Gibb MP.

Minister defends primary school tests after admitting he had already seen the question he got wrong on air

Education
Headteacher Maria Townsend pictured with year six pupils at Raynville Primary School in Bramley. PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

‘Appalling and immoral school reforms have driven me out of my beloved profession’ says Leeds headteacher

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Video: Mystery steaming sinkhole opens up in Sheffield city centre

Transport
The world's largest aeroplane, the Antonov 225, is a frequent visitor to Doncaster Sheffield Airport

The view from Steel City: The saga of one airport’s road to prosperity

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Around 25 people work at the ticket office at  Leeds City Railway Station, the TSSA said. A third could lose their jobs. Picture Tony Johnson

‘Travel chaos’ warning as rail firm looks set to axe 100 jobs across East Coast line

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Captured on video: Sonic booms that shook Yorkshire - expert explains why they happened

Leeds
News update

Accident closes main Leeds ring road; M62 shut into Yorkshire

Transport
Yorkshire was rocked by the sound of two 'sonic booms' when Typhoon jets like the ones pictured were scrambled to deal with an Air France plane last night. Picture: MoD Crown Copyright/PA Wire

What caused sonic booms heard across Yorkshire as jets scrambled to aid Air France plane?

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The Yorkshire Post's Farmer of the Year Award 2016 is open for entries.

Farmer of the Year 2016: Share your success stories with us

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McDonald's Progressive Young Farmer Alice Partridge, 21, wears an Oculus Virtual Reality headset in rape seed field

Fast food giant to host virtual reality farming tour

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Temperatures are set to hit 22C across Yorkshire (including Thixendale pictured above) this weekend.

Spring at last - Yorkshire hotter than Greece this weekend

Environment
Six year old Harriet Field with her parents Julie and Jonathan. . Picture Scott Merrylees

How fertility treatment has changed two friends’ lives

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Which production did Andrew Lloyd Webber praise this week? (PA).

Quiz of the week: Tour de Yorkshire, a champion jockey and a sonic boom

Analysis
Rob and Karen Cromey- Hawke pictured with their daughter Pippa at home in Cowling, near Skipton.

The Invictus Games: Why they matter to competitors and their families

Analysis
The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu.

Archbishop to join Friendship Lunch on pilgrimage

Campaigns
Dorothy Corcoran (right) pictured with her penpal  Hannah Tomes.
Picture by Simon Hulme

First meeting for penfriends in letter writing project

Campaigns
Maggie's Yorkshire. Picture by Heatherwick Studio.

A Million for Maggie’s: The thought behind ‘plant pot’ design of £5million cancer support centre set for Leeds

Campaigns
Roger Millward has died at 68

Death of rugby league legend Roger Millward at 68

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Barry Howard, star of the comedy series Hi-de-Hi, has died aged 78

Video memories: Death of Hi-de-Hi ballroom dancer Barry Howard, 78

Obituaries
Prince on stage

Obituary: Music legend Prince leaves a world in mourning and a unique legacy

Music