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News

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

News

France ‘at war’ after Islamic knifemen take hostages and murder priest, 84, in Normandy church

Crime 6
French soldiers stand guard near the scene of an attack in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray, Normandy, France, in which a priest, aged 84, was killed.

Neil McNicholas: Murder at Mass the greatest sacrilege as France suffers new terror outrage

Opinion
Joy and Derek Green. Picture: Ross Parry Agency

Newly weds were among the four killed in collision on A64

News 5

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

Crime

Three face life after murder victim, 60, was put in wheelie bin and torched outside Leeds church

Crime

‘Angry’ Yorkshire dad made up toddler abuse claims against his Ukrainian wife

Crime

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

Health
An ambulance moves past in front of the facility. (Kyodo News via AP)

Was Japan mass-murderer upset at losing his job? 19 dead at centre for disabled people

Crime 1
Labour leadership contender Owen Smith on stage as he launches his campaign at the Coleg y Cymoedd in Nantgarw in Wales. Today he is in Orgreave, South Yorkshire. Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

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

News
New Interim Chief Constable Stephen Watson

New South Yorkshire Police chief would welcome Orgreave review

News 5
MP for Bradford West, Naz Shah.

Naz Shah calls for bride’s body to be exhumed over honour killing claim

News 2

Powerhouse plans on track as minister visits

Politics
Sir Bernard Ingham has come up with a six-point energy plan.

Bernard Ingham: Politics of power need to switch on to new realities

Opinion
The financial collapse of BHS has exposed a pensions crisis.

Ros Altmann: Workers suffer most from the sorry saga of BHS and pensions scandal

Opinion
Labour has become a sideshow under Jeremy Corbyn.

YP Comment: Labour’s turmoil betrays the poor

Opinion

Labour’s rules ‘misapplied’ to guarantee Corbyn a place on ballot paper, court hears

News 1

New banking watchdog recommended by MPs as final verdict delivered on HBOS

News 1

YP Letters: The Brexit gloom-mongers will talk us into a recession

Opinion

YP Letters: Time to unlock potential of Whitby and Teesside

Opinion
There have been 22 cases involving prisoners found with mobile phones at HMP Leeds since March 1.

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
Michael Ayres.

Three face life after murder victim, 60, was put in wheelie bin and torched outside Leeds church

Crime

France ‘at war’ after Islamic knifemen take hostages and murder priest, 84, in Normandy church

Crime 6

‘Angry’ Yorkshire dad made up toddler abuse claims against his Ukrainian wife

Crime

CCTV appeal after gun fired through door of South Yorkshire property

News

Was Japan mass-murderer upset at losing his job? 19 dead at centre for disabled people

Crime 1

Worker accidentally paid 100 times his salary blows £30k on high life

Crime
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
How to sleep better in the hot weather

Top five ways to sleep better in the hot weather

Health 1
Holly Walker with her mum Julie.
Picture by Simon Hulme

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

News
Abi Longfellow, pictured with her parents, Andy and Jo.

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

Wakefield 1
Anna Richardson hosts a new naked dating series called Naked Attraction.

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

Theatre 1
Stocks of food at the Trussell Trust Brent Foodbank in London.

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

Health 2

Gallery: Great Yorkshire Run in Harrogate

News 5

Faster than ever: Bailey, 9, triumphs again at Castle Howard triathlon

Health 2

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

Health 4
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
Radio star and transgender icon Stephanie Hirst has received an Honorary Doctorate from Leeds Beckett University.

Leeds Beckett University honour for transgender Capital Radio star Stephanie Hirst

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Yorkshire head warns teacher shortages could see school system implode

Education

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

Opinion 2

YP Comment: Basic lessons in common sense over teaching

Opinion

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

Education

Sheffield’s business leaders hail £1bn Chinese investment deal as a “game-changer” for city

Education

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 1
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

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Relief for passengers as indefinite Leeds bus strike is called off

Transport
Union members at Virgin East Coast will start voting next week on whether to launch a campaign of action.

Strike threat could hit Virgin trains from Yorkshire to London

Transport 4
Peter and Sue Douglas at their home on the Shimmer Estate in Mexborough which could be demolished to make way for HS2. (Picture Scott Merrylees).

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

Analysis 4

HS2: Compulsory Purchase Orders explained

Transport

Breaking: Emergency services at crash in Harrogate

Transport

Car tax dodging has doubled since paper discs were abolished

Crime 1

Traffic update: M606 southbound near Bradford reopens after HGV overturned

Transport
The Duchess of Kent hands a flower from her posy to Ebony Fairburn, aged four, who had presented the bouquet to the Duchess, as Chris Leckenby, joint president of the 150th Ryedale Show watches on.

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

News
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
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

News

Bernard Ingham: Politics of power need to switch on to new realities

Opinion

Climate change and the hottest June on record

Analysis

Sea fishing: Mackerel my only reward for sickness

Environment

What youngsters think the government should do about nature

Environment
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

News
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

BBC series Full Steam Ahead reminds us what the railways did for Yorkshire

Analysis
Bike club: Members of the Hull cycling group on their latest tour to Dunkirk and Ypres.

How a trip to the Yorkhsire Dales set the wheels in motion for a bike club

Analysis 1
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