Going looks good for Love On The Rocks to cause upset after wait

Every winner at York is a good one and I was delighted to get off the mark for the season at my favourite racecourse, during the opening meeting of 2017.

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The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, on stage  at York Minster  with some of the cast  of the Mystery Plays

York Mystery Plays send Minster into the red

THE cost of staging the traditional Mystery Plays to an audience one-third empty cost York Minster nearly £590,000 and helped take it to an annual loss of more than £390,000, the publication of its accounts yesterday revealed.

The York Minster police team who have been attested as Cathedral Contstables and sworn to the York Minster Accustomed Oath, pictured from left, Roshan Tamang, Daniel O'Malley, Steven Wilkinson, Jessica Cook, Mark Sutcliffe, Adam Rickers, Stephen Patrick, Beverley Martin and Kadir Turcan.
Picture: Anthony Chappel-Ross

New powers for oldest police force

MINSTER POLICE played a key role in protecting the cathedral in the fire of 1984 and more recently in 2009.

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Angelika and Marcin Klis were reported missing following the terror attack in Manchester.

Parents of York student missing after Manchester terror attack

The parents of a York student are missing following last night’s terror attack in Manchester.

Police in York are tracing this man.

Police appeal after racially aggravated assault in York

A CCTV picture has been released more than two months after a man was racially abused and attacked in York.

Darren Casket and Gary Mills lift the trophy.

Silverware can be launchpad for York City to bounce back, insists Gary Mills

GARY MILLS has challenged his York City players to make their FA Trophy success the launchpad for reversing the club’s fall from grace.

York City players celebrate winning the Buildbase FA Trophy Final at Wembley.

Macclesfield Town 2 York City 3: Jon Parkin lights up Wembley to inspire relegated Minstermen to FA Trophy triumph

ON A weekend when Wembley’s 10th anniversary was marked by the Arch being lit up in the colours of the 166 clubs to have played at the rebuilt cathedral of English football, York City’s presence on behalf of the county was entirely fitting.

Morrisons has finished bottom of a national retail survey.

YP Letters: Morrisons staff who go the extra mile to help

From: Jennifer Watson, Ellerton, York.

Chancellor Philip Hammond arrives at the Tory manifesto launch in Halifax.

YP Comment: Chancellor, please answer these three questions for Yorkshire’s sake

PHILIP hammond will be relieved that he won’t be hamstrung by a fully costed manifesto if he remains as Chancellor of the Exchequer after the election – there are recurring reports of a rift with the Prime Minister.

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Permian ridden by jockey Franny Norton wins the Betfred Dante Stakes. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA

Epsom holds no fear for Permian and Mark Johnston after Dante Stakes triumph

Yorkshire’s seven-decade wait for a Derby winner could be about to end.

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CATCH ME IF YOU CAN: Shutter Speed ridden by Frankie Dettori wins The Tattersalls Musidora Stakes at York. Picture: PA/Mike Egerton

Shutter Speed and Frankie Dettori defy rain to triumph at York

RAIN-SOAKED York’s attritional conditions on the opening day of the Dante festival were brought into sharp focus by a mud-splattered Frankie Dettori’s subdued reaction to Shutter Speed’s big race win.

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Dr Vince Cable is a former Business Secretary.

Vince Cable: Why the Lib Dems have lifted my gloom and become the party of hope

I KNOW that I have a reputation for gloominess. My warnings about property prices and personal debt in the run up to the 2008 financial crisis earned me the nickname “Dr Doom”. But my message now, to the people of the county where I grew up, is one of hope.

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Doubles all round: As York goes to the races, Britain’s drinking habits are revealed

Britons are some of the biggest drinkers in the world, consuming nearly double the global average, new figures show.


York named in top 10 best cities to raise a family

York has been named as one of the UK's best cities in which to raise a family - but Leeds and Bradford are among the worst.

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Methodist minister who hypnotised then abused boys in Yorkshire will be jailed

A retired Methodist minister will be jailed after he was convicted of using hypnosis on four boys in the 1970s and 1980s and then sexually abusing them.

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Inspector Dave Barf of North Yorkshire Police and David Murray from Cycling UK with the safe pass mat, showing the distance vehicles ought to be leaving.

‘Close pass’ scheme to stop cyclist collisions launched in North Yorkshire

A second scheme to protect cyclists in Yorkshire from potentially dangerous drivers has been launched by police.

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Luke Charters-Reid, 21, is the Labour candidate in York Outer. Jeremy Corbyn spoke at a campaign rally in the Roman city last week.

Luke Charters-Reid: Younger voices are needed in political debate

IN my early 20s, I am privileged to be one of the youngest Parliamentary candidates in Britain. I’ve already spoken to hundreds of people on their doorsteps who have reacted to my age in different ways.

The grounds of Kings Manor, York, the planned site to be scanned for a Roman amphitheatre.

After Richard III, could a car park conceal the remains of York’s Roman amphitheatre?

IT would not be the first time a piece of England’s past had been swallowed whole by a car park.

Brexit continues to dominate the election debate.

YP Comment: English language still has a place in Europe

From: Tony Armitage, Fulwith Road, Harrogate.

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Karen Wortley who has fostered  around 70 young people over 11 years is pictured with Amy Mook in York's Museum Gardens. Picture: Scott Merrylees.

Teenager ‘taught what love is’ by her foster family

Aged 13 and carrying the emotional scars of a traumatic childhood, Amy Mook was sent to live with a foster family in York, who have dedicated their lives to looking after some of the region’s most vulnerable children.

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