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In pictures: Herd of Reindeer Stampede runners turn out for Epilepsy Action

A HERD of ‘reindeer’ stampeded through a Bradford park this morning during a festive 5k family run.

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The crash scene. Photo: West Yorkshire Police

BREAKING: Three-car smash closes major Yorkshire A-road

A three car collision has closed a major Yorkshire A-road this evening (Thursday).
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George Osborne at William Cook Holdings Ltd, during his visit to their Leeds plant today (Thursday) in support of the Northern Powerhouse initiative.

Exclusive: Yorkshire’s failure to agree on devolution leaves ‘empty space’ in Northern Powerhouse says Osborne

The failure of the majority of Yorkshire to reach a devolution settlement leaves “an empty space” in the Northern Powerhouse, former Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has claimed.

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50 Bradford drivers ticketed for ‘anti-social parking’ on school run

POLICE have issued 50 tickets to drivers after a crackdown on “illegal and inconsiderate parking” outside schools in Bradford.

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Man arrested after a death in Bradford

Man arrested after a death in Bradford

A man has been arrested in Bradford following the discovery of another man who had collapsed.

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Traffic queueing on the M62 near the junction with the M606

Britain’s worst queues: Traffic jams cost Leeds and Bradford drivers £2.6 billion

A YORKSHIRE MP today called for major transport improvements after a new report reveals traffic jams will cost motorists In Leeds and Bradford a “shocking” £2.6 billion by 2025.

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Barry Bennell was rushed to hospital

Man in critical condition after collision with taxi

A 74 year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital with head injuries after he was involved in a collision with a taxi today.

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Jamie Roberts, the great, great grandson of Sir James Roberts, has penned a joint objection to the Bradford Innovation Centre plans with Nick Salt, the great grandson of Sir Titus Salt.

High-profile opposition to plans to shut Aire Valley dairy farm

One of the Aire Valley’s last surviving family-run farms risks being “lost forever” under plans to replace it with an innovation centre, descendants of Saltaire’s founders and patrons claimed.

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Rachel Slater and Tim Newton died after failing to return from climbing Ben Nevis

109: Terrible toll of avalanches in the Highlands

More than 100 people were caught up in avalanches in the Highlands over the last year, including a Yorkshire couple who failed to return from a climb on Ben Nevis.

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YP Comment: Powerhouse role for businesses

YP Comment: Powerhouse role for businesses

IT is significant that Bradford, Hull and Middlesbrough have been named as vacancy hotspots in a new survey – all three are continuing to count the cost of previous economic downturns as an above-average number of people chase each vacancy.

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Hull College in Queens Gardens. PICTURE: TERRY CARROTT

Hull and Bradford named as two of the most challenging employment markets in the country

Bradford and Hull have been named as two of the most challenging employment markets in the country with more than two people applying for each vacancy, a new report has shown.

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Susan Hinchcliffe

‘Invest in Bradford so we can balance the books’

MINISTERS need to invest Government cash in Bradford if it is to balance its books by the end of the decade, the city’s council leader has warned.

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Bradford Bulls are in financial trouble again.

YP Letters: Clubs with unsporting record on failing to meet tax rules

From: Peter Broadley, Rochdale Road, Greetland, Halifax.

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Bradford City ‘scratching their heads’ at costly misses

Bradford City ‘scratching their heads’ at costly misses

BRADFORD CITY manager Stuart McCall was left to rue his side’s missed opportunities at struggling Swindon Town.

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Philip Hammond has questions to answer over funding for the North's schools following the Autumn Statement.

YP Comment: Where is North’s missing £10m? Questions over schools promise

PLEASE can Theresa May or Philip Hammond provide a straight answer to a straight question next week: Where is our missing £10m?

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News from the police

Man found collapsed in street

People are being asked to avoid an area in Bradford while police investigate the death of a man who was found collapsed in the street earlier this morning.

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James Hanson celebrates scoring Bradford's goal against Northampton Town. (Picture: Bruce Rollinson)

Bradford City goalkeeper Colin Doyle deserves to share spotlight, says Bantams matchwinner James Hanson

JAMES HANSON pays fitting tribute to departed club legend Bobby Campbell as Bradford maintain the pace in League One. Leon Wobschall reports.

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Emerald Group Publishing sign finance deal with banks.
Front l-r Simon Cox Finance Director, Richard Bevan CEO. Back l-r Rowena Thomas Financial Controller, Wayne Shadlock HSBC and Jamie Farrell Barclays.
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Emerald unveils expansion plans after refinancing

Bradford-based Emerald Group Holdings is eyeing further growth after agreeing a £27.5m financing package with Barclays and HSBC.

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