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How Jamie Hopcutt overcame rejection at York City to become Europa League star

FROM warming the bench at Whitby Town to posing for pictures in sofa shops in sub-Arctic Sweden, Jamie Hopcutt’s rise to European football has been an unlikely one.

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Sam Pointon

Schoolboy takes on role of new city tour guide

HE IS 14 and still at school, but Sam Pointon has already held down two top jobs in York.

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Curator of ceramics Helen Walsh looks at Pablo Picasso's Heads of Women. Picture by Simon Hulme.

Works by Pablo Picasso go on show in Yorkshire

Bernard Leach, one of Britain’s leading potters in the 20th century, wasn’t much of a fan of Pablo Picasso. In fact he openly sneered at the Spanish artist’s foray into ceramics, so he may well not have approved of the arrival this week of 18 Picasso pots, destined to sit alongside his own collection at York Art Gallery.

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Testing firm YorkTest in £8.6m MBO deal

Testing firm YorkTest in £8.6m MBO deal

Bosses at food tolerance testing company YorkTest Laboratories have teamed up with private equity house Key Capital Partners (KCP) to bring forward an £8.6m management buyout at the firm.

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JAILED: Daniel Thomas Reed

'I had an urge to kill him': Teenager brutally murdered stepdad with hammer and knife then joked about it

A TEENAGER who murdered his stepfather in a "frenzied" knife and hammer attack before boasting about the killing has been jailed for life.
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JAILED: Daniel Thomas Reed

'I had an urge to kill him': Teenager brutally murdered stepdad with hammer and knife then joked about it

A TEENAGER who murdered his stepfather in a "frenzied" knife and hammer attack before boasting about the killing has been jailed for life.

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Alan Bollinton, a volunteer with the York Observatory, aligns the telecsope

20 years of seeing stars all day long in York

Nestled beneath the trees in the museum gardens, it could easily be mistaken for a tool hut or a public lavatory, and for a while it was in danger of becoming one.

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York Glaziers Trust director Sarah Brown. Picture by Simon Hulme

Lottery cash will help save Minster

THE Heritage Lottery Fund will pump up to £1m into a 20-year initiative to “double glaze” all 128 of York Minster’s stained glass windows for future generations.

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North Street, York. Image: Google.

York city centre sex assaults - man arrested

POLICE  investigating two sexual assaults  within three days in York city centre  have arrested a 32-year-old man.

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Mystery man in wig sought by police investigating meat theft in York

Police investigating a shop theft in North Yorkshire have issued CCTV images of a man they want to trace.

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York Stadium: Work set to start in October.

Long-awaited start date for York's new stadium announced

Long-awaited work to build York’s new community stadium is set to begin in October when contractors will move onto the site in Monks Cross.

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York Glaziers Trust director Sarah Brown. Picture by Simon Hulme

How they spared York’s windows for the world

IT WAS a rare propaganda slip-up by the Nazis. A careless word from an official revealed that its latest airborne offensive was not the “retaliatory measure” Goebbels had claimed but a concerted attempt to destroy Britain’s cultural treasures.

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North Street, York. Photo: Google.

Two sex attacks in three days in York city centre

DETECTIVES investigating two sexual assaults in three days in York are appealing for information from the public.

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Economy of Leeds ‘grew faster’ than London since Northern Powerhouse was launched

Leeds’s economy has grown at a faster pace than London during the three years since the Northern Powerhouse was launched, new figures show.

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Spilled paint, trapped animals and steamy showers: A day in the life of North Yorkshire firefighters

Spilled paint, trapped animals and steamy showers: A day in the life of North Yorkshire firefighters

Firefighters in North Yorkshire were called out almost a dozen times during yesterday's day and night shift.
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The crash happened on the A1237 York Outer Ring Road near Wigginton Road. Picture: Google

Two people taken to hospital after car overturns following crash near York

Two people were taken to hospital after a crash on the outskirts of York resulted in one car overturning.

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£32.4m North Yorkshire road plan for blackspot welcomed by business leaders

Business leaders have welcomed a multi-million-pound package of investment in one of North Yorkshire’s most notorious traffic blackspots which they claim is vital to ensure that the county’s economy is not undermined by congestion.

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Vietnamese schoolgirls who disappeared from York found in south of England

Vietnamese schoolgirls who disappeared from York found in south of England

Two Vietnamese schoolgirls who went missing from York have been found, police confirmed today.

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Fire crews found a man with burns in a garden in Burton Green, York. Picture: Google

Man found with burns in York garden after 'large bang' heard

Firefighters found a man with burns to his arm and face after being called out to reports of a fire in a garden in York last night.

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PIC: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Lost in space... York farmer pays maze tribute to Star Wars

IT would seem to be a case of maize the force be with you.

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