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Yorkshire magistrate told to step down after 'misusing' disability parking badge

A magistrate has been told to step down by judicial chiefs after "misusing" a disability parking badge.

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Brexit battles: Theresa May's make-or-break moment explained

Theresa May faces a make-or-break period as she battles to keep her premiership on track until Parliament's summer recess.

General Election
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have released this additional photograph taken Monday 9th July by Matt Porteous in the garden at Clarence House, following Prince Louis's baptism at the Chapel Royal, St. James's Palace. PA

Prince Louis is full of smiles in new photo released by Kensington Palace

A new photograph of Prince Louis and his mother the Duchess of Cambridge has been released to mark his christening.

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Former JLS star JB Gill has thrown his weight behind an initiative to improve farm safety.

Deaths of children spark JLS star turned pig farmer to back campaign to improve farm safety

Former JLS star JB Gill has thrown his weight behind an initiative to improve farm safety for both staff and children after it emerged agriculture is still one of the most dangerous industries to work in.

Business
Photo issued by Rolls-Royce PLC of a flying taxi concept which has been unveiled by engine maker. The hybrid vehicle could transport five passengers at speeds of 250mph for up to 500 miles without being recharged. PA

Rolls-Royce unveils flying taxi that can do 250mph and take off vertically

A flying taxi concept has been unveiled by engine maker Rolls-Royce.

Transport
Ryanair pilots are backing strike action

Holiday flights could be hit as Ryanair pilots back strike action

Ryanair pilots have voted to back strike action in their dispute over terms and conditions.
Transport

'Devolve transport to the North': Watch The Yorkshire Post editor James Mitchinson tell ITV why change is needed

The Yorkshire Post's editorial director spoke to ITV Calendar about the ongoing campaign to bring an end to the transport fiasco gripping the North.

Transport

More than a million NHS workers to receive 6.5% pay rise

More than one million health workers are to receive a pay rise worth 6.5% for most staff over the next three years, after the deal was accepted by those ranging from nurses to cleaners.

Health
Photo issued by Greenpeace of their ship Artic Sunrise in Charlotte Bay, Antarctic Peninsula, as new research shows that Antarctica's most remote and pristine habitats are contaminated with microplastic waste and persistent hazardous chemicals.

Plastic found in remote parts of Antarctica by Greenpeace

Antarctica's most remote and pristine habitats are contaminated with microplastic waste and persistent hazardous chemicals, new research shows.

Environment

Snapchat pills: What we know about deadly drug that hospitalised schoolgirls in Yorkshire

'Snapchat pills' have caused concern across the UK after they were linked to deaths at a music festival.

Crime
Flying ants can cover surfaces.

Yorkshire warned that 'flying ant day' could come early in 2018 - and they'll be bigger than ever

Yorkshire residents have been warned that an extra 50 billion flying ants are set to invade Britain this summer.

Environment

Yorkshire weather warning: Thunderstorms could cause flash flooding

Lightning is expected to strike in Yorkshire this weekend - but there could be some warm, sunny spells.
Environment
Benedict Cumberbatch is the star of Sherlock on the BBC.

Benedict Cumberbatch channels Sherlock Holmes to save cyclist from gang attack

Benedict Cumberbatch channelled his inner Sherlock Holmes as he saved a cyclist who was being attacked, it is reported.

Crime
Visa has apologised after a system failure prevented card payments across the UK and Europe. PA

Visa chaos: What we know so far about payment failures

Visa has apologised after a system failure prevented card payments across the UK and Europe.
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Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust had admitted liability

Yorkshire DJ exaggerated injuries to defraud NHS of £800,000

A DJ who "deliberately and dishonestly" exaggerated the effect of his relatively minor injuries in a bid to defraud the NHS of £837,109 has been jailed for three months.

Crime
Carol from Batley

Carol from Batley, 72, set to appear on Take Me Out to find her 'happy ever after'

A retired bookmaker from Batley is set to appear on Take Me Out, where master matchmaker Paddy McGuiness hopes to help her find the man of her dreams.

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Inside the ‘evil’ Leeds drug factory where gang started international trade

This is the Leeds drugs den used by three men to mix lethal concoctions of drugs that they then shipped across the world.

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Morgan Freeman. PA

Morgan Freeman accused of sexually harassing women

Morgan Freeman is facing allegations of sexual harassment and inappropriate behaviour.

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'I really wanna shoot up the school': How two boys planned Columbine-inspired attack in North Yorkshire

Two boys have been convicted of plotting a Columbine-inspired shooting at their school in Northallerton, North Yorkshire.
Crime
The Bank of England.

Brexit made every home in Yorkshire £900 poorer, according to Bank of England boss

Brexit has knocked real household incomes by around £900, the Bank of England governor has said.
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