"Reese Witherspoon is my idol." Former University of Leeds student speaks of moment she handed Hollywood star her dissertation

A former University of Leeds student has spoken of the heartwarming response she's received after a video in which she hands her dissertation to her idol went viral on the internet.

37,000 kilometres of UK's roads in poor condition, study reveals. But what about Yorkshire?

A national study has found that thousands of miles of UK roads are in poor condition.

M62 lane closure

One lane of M62 closed due to vehicle fire

One lane of the M62 has been closed due to a vehicle fire.

The Band

Take That musical set to wow Leeds audiences

Take That fans can relight their fire by singing along to their favourite hits when a musical with a difference rolls in to Leeds tonight.

Yorkshire Police have lost track of 20 registered sex offenders, according to reports.

Yorkshire Police forces lose track of 20 sex offenders, report highlights

Police forces in Yorkshire have lost track of 20 registered sex offenders, according to a report published by Sky News.
Could a White Easter be on the way?

Beast from the East part three? Experts say White Easter is possible in Yorkshire

Experts are warning that Yorkshire might face another blanketing of snow as the Beast from the East part three could make an appearance in time for Easter.

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Travel: The latest traffic and travel for Yorkshire as high winds force road closure on coast

High winds and the risk of flooding on a road in Scarborough forced its closure early in the morning.

Why did a former Leeds University student give her dissertation to Hollywood star Reece Witherspoon?

A former University of Leeds student made her dreams a reality when she handed her university dissertation to Hollywood star Reece Witherspoon.


Ten beautiful English Heritage spots you must visit in Yorkshire

Yorkshire is full of beautiful scenery, tranquil countryside and jaw-dropping coast lines.


Lidl issue recall after salmonella discovery

Budget supermarket giant Lidl has issued an urgent recall after a deadly infection was found in a sample of one food product.
School closures

Delayed openings at some Yorkshire schools

The mini Beast from the East is still causing problems at some Yorkshire schools this morning, with partial openings and delayed starts.


Traffic: Traffic and travel latest for Yorkshire as yellow weather warning is issued

After the mini Beast from the East caused travel chaos throughout the county over the weekend, Monday morning's traffic is looking much more settled.

Weather: Hour-by-hour update for Yorkshire as yellow warning is issued

Yorkshire woke up to the remaining signs of the mini Beast from the East which struck the county over the weekend.

Leeds stroke team smash time record for giving lifesaving treatment

A nurse specialist at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust has administered lifesaving Thrombolysis treatment in just 12 minutes, beating the national average by 40 minutes.

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Traffic updates for Yorkshire

Stalled lorry stuck in M62 central reservation

A lorry is causing traffic to move slowly on the M62 after stalling in the central reservation.
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Could cash in hand payments become a thing of the past for Yorkshire tradesmen?

Many tradesmen up and down the country accept cash in hand payments for their work.
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Traffic updates from around Yorkshire

Yorkshire's traffic and travel updates as fog reduces visibility

Yorkshire woke up to large patches of fog reducing visibility on the roads.
A yellow weather warning has been issued for most of Yorkshire

Yorkshire weather warning: When can you expect the Beast from the East 2.0?

A yellow weather warning has been issued over most of Yorkshire this weekend as the Beast from the East 2.0 looks set to batter down on the county.
Traffic delays

Live incident: Serious delays grind M62 to a halt

Delays of up to 45 minutes and 10 mile tailbacks are causing morning commuters serious problems on the M62.

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