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Meet the Yorkshire author whose debut thriller could be bigger than The Girl on the Train

She’s been tipped as one of the new faces of British fiction. Julian Cole meets York author Nuala Ellwood.

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Viking re-enactors perform a battle scene in front of Clifford's Tower in York during the JORVIK Viking Festival, a week-long celebration of the last Viking king in the city, Eric Bloodaxe. Danny Lawson/PA Wire

Fiery climax to city’s Viking Festival draws thousands

Thousands of visitors gathered in York over the weekend during the busiest day of this year’s Jorvik Viking Festival.

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The Archbishop of York.

John Sentamu: You have my word – female clergy will not be undermined by new Bishop of Sheffield

THE nomination of the Right Reverend Philip North to be Bishop of Sheffield has created quite a stir, but it will not surprise those who have followed the process by which the Church of England agreed to the ordination of women as bishops.

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Manningham Mills dominates the skyline of Bradford, which is one of the most affordable cities in Britain

North-north divide: York and Bradford in a tale of two cities

Home affordability in British cities is at its worst level since 2008, with properties typically costing nearly seven times average earnings, a report has found.

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CCTV images of York hotel purses theft suspect

POLICE investigating the theft of two purses from a York hotel have issued CCTV images of a man they want to trace.

Crime

York and Leeds scientists in breakthrough on ‘unlocking’ common cold virus

SCIENTISTS in Yorkshire believe they have come a step closer to unlocking the “enigma code” that causes the common cold.

Health
The A64/A19 interchange at Fulford, York

Yorkshire road closed after lorry sheds its load

Part of a main road into York has been shut after a lorry shed hundreds of bricks over the carriageway.

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The Dean Court Hotel is opposite York Minster

York hotel with two rosettes but just one food hygiene star

ONE OF Yorkshire’s top hotels has been handed a food hygiene rating of just one star out of a possible five, it is revealed today.

Health
Rev Nan Hudson with a bust of ancestor, George Hudson

Family secrets of York’s disgraced Railway King

HE WAS the Railway King of Victorian England, and the grounds of his stately home in the Yorkshire Wolds held what was probably the world’s biggest train set.

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Police want to speak to this man caught on CCTV

CCTV appeal after fighting at York pub

POLICE investigating reports of fighting in a York city pub have released CCTV images of a man they want to trace.

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Flasher exposed himself on busy York city centre street

A FLASHER who exposed himself on a busy York City centre street is being hunted by police.

Crime
Tornado, the newest steam locomotive in Britain, pulls the first timetabled main line steam-hauled service for half a century across the Ribblehead viaduct in North Yorkshire.

YP Letters: Fear not, main line steam is still in good heart

From: James Shuttleworth, West Coast Railway Company Ltd, Carnforth.

Opinion
The Commitments

REVIEW: The Commitments at Grand Opera House, York

It is still hard to comprehend how the film of Roddy Doyle’s novel The Commitments is more than 25 years old.

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Man found with serious injuries on York bridge

Man found with serious injuries on York bridge

A young man is in a critical condition after being found injured on a bridge in York.

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SCI-FI STORY: The Machine Stops at York Theatre Royal. PICTURE: BEN BENTLEY

Review: The Machine Stops

York Theatre Royal

Theatre
Katie Rough

Teenage girl denies murdering seven year-old Katie Rough in York

A TEENAGER has denied murdering seven year-old Katie Rough in York.

Crime
Bartholomeo Joly de Lotbiniere leaves York Crown Court

Jury unable to reach rape trial verdict

A JURY has been unable to reach verdicts in the trial of a University Challenge contestant accused of raping a fellow student.

Crime
The outgoing Deputy Chief Constable for North Yorkshire Police, Tim Madgwick.   Picture by Gerard Binks.

Retiring police chief admits unsolved Claudia case is his ‘stand out regret’

A retiring North Yorkshire police chief has said the biggest regret of his career is failing to solve the disappearance of Claudia Lawrence.

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The Chocolate Story in York

Win a year's supply of chocolate from Yorkshire attraction

A leading Yorkshire attraction is offering a year's supply of sweet treats to a proven chocolate enthusiast.

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Picture: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Police hunt man who performed lewd act in York

Police are appealing to the public in their attempts to track down a man who exposed his genitals to two 15-year-old girls and then carried out a lewd act in front of them in York.

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