Philip Norton: A smaller Lords is vital for public trust

THE House of Lords adds value and, contrary to what some have said, is justifiable in democratic terms.

Network Rail could be broken up to reduce delays.

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

TWO DECADES after John Major privatised the railways, a policy too controversial for his more radical predecessor Margaret Thatcher, long-suffering passengers continue to pay the price.

Police want to trace this man as part of their ongoing investigation.

Hunt for passenger who assaulted Hull bus driver

Police are investigating after a bus driver in Hull was assaulted by one of his passengers.

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The new Police and Crime Plan for West Yorkshire will be published today.

Suit of armour is stolen from Hull church

A set of body armour and brass goblets have been stolen from a church in Hull.

Middlesbroughs Gaston Ramirez nods home the only goal of the game as they beat Hull City in the Premier League at the Riverside Stadium (Picture: Owen Humphreys/PA).

Middlesbrough 1 Hull City 0: Gaston Ramirez ensures Boro get their due reward against Tigers

A Premier League weekend that began with the mother of all melees in Manchester ended with a Uruguayan settling a Yorkshire derby at the Riverside Stadium.

THE ONLY WAY IS UP: Hull City manager Mike Phelan. Picture: Barry Coombs/PA

Middlesbrough v Hull City: Tigers urged to learn lessons from painful Riverside defeat

MIKE PHELAN is urging Hull City to heed the painful lesson of their last visit to Middlesbrough in mid-March ahead of tonight’s second Riverside ‘six-pointer’ between the pair in 2016.

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Rail ministers have defended the decision not to electrfity the line from Selby to Hull.

Paul Maynard: Why I will not electify Hull to Selby railway route

THIS is an edited version of a letter sent by Rail Minister Paul Maynard to David Davis, Haltemprice and Howden MP, following a constituent’s complaint about the Government dropping plans to electrify the Selby to Hull route.

Plans to drop the electrification of the Selby to Hull railway will lead to better services, claims Rail Minister Paul Maynard.

Promise of better trains as Selby to Hull rail upgrade cancelled

THE RAIL Minister claims passengers on one of Yorkshire’s major railways will receive a better – and potentially faster – service after electrification plans were controversially dropped.

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Hull City central defender Harry Maguire is said to remain on Middlesbrough's wanted list.

Hull City boss Mike Phelan determined to be part of buyers’ market

HULL CITY manager Mike Phelan has reiterated his desire to keep hold of Abel Hernandez and Harry Maguire, despite fresh reports linking the duo with January moves.


Arrests made after drugs raids

Three houses were raided by police today after the properties were linked with drug dealing in Grimsby.

YP Comment: Major milestone in Hull’s history

YP Comment: Major milestone in Hull’s history

THE symbolism was striking as the first wind turbine blade came off the production line at the state-of-the-art Siemens factory in Hull.

Hull is now leading the UK's green energy revolution.

Hugh McNeal: Wind in the sails of industry as Yorkshire leads green energy revolution

IT was great to be back in Hull for the official opening of Siemens’ state-of-the-art offshore wind turbine plant.

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‘Axe man’ shot dead by Hull police named as Lewis Skelton, 31

A MAN shot dead by police in Hull in an alleged axe incident has been named as 31-year-old Lewis Skelton.

Hull City's Tom Huddlestone (left) and Newcastle United's Yoan Gouffran (right) battle for the ball (Picture: PA)

Cup triumph can be catalyst for Hull City to surge to safety

THE BEGINNING of the festive month of December traditionally sees early-winter blues give way to excitement and expectancy, as Hull City can certainly vouch for this morning.

Former Treasury minister Jim O'Neill.

YP Comment: Devolution – Yorkshire’s leaders must raise their collective game

IT IS important that Yorkshire – and the rest of Britain – does not talk itself into recession just because the electorate had the temerity to vote to leave the European Union.

Finishing operative Monika Jedryczka smooths out the surface of a fully-cast blade in the Siemens Hull blade factory.  Picture: Siemens UK.

Hull wind hub turns out first £75m blade for Minister’s visit

A multi-million pound investment to transform Hull’s docks into an international hub for the off-shore wind power industry reaches a milestone today, when the first of hundreds of turbine blades to be manufactured at the site every year will be unveiled.

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Police at the scene of the shooting incident in Hull

Man shot by police in Hull 'axe incident' dies

A man shot by police in an alleged axe incident in Hull has died, the IPCC has confirmed.

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Alan Johnson was a Health Secretary in the last Labour government.

Alan Johnson: Why Theresa May should slay the giant of health inequality

I WANT to set the issue of health inequality in its historical context to demonstrate the difference in approach that spans the 37 years between the appointments of Britain’s first woman Prime Minister and its second.

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Police investigate theft of machinery

Bogus council caller targets Hull homes

A bogus caller targeted the homes of three pensioners before stealing a woman’s purse in Hull.

Fidel Castro: A hero or a dictator?

YP Letters: Fidel Castro: Hero of his people or dictator?

From: Martin Deane, Hull and East Riding Green Party.

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