'Higher rises to the lowest paid' as NHS workers in England set for 6.5% pay rise

A deal to give NHS workers a 6.5% pay rise over three years is set to be agreed, marking the end of a seven-year wage cap.

The carpet firm says it will be closing stores across the country.

Jobs threat as Carpetright announces plans to close stores amid troubled financial position

Embattled retailer Carpetright has put jobs under threat as it draws up sweeping restructuring plans which will close poorly-performing stores and see it tap investors for up to £60 million.
One of the largest inquiries into the alleged abuse of teenage army recruits in Britain has collapsed after the Royal Military Police bungled the investigation.

Harrogate 'abuse': Who were the 16 army foundation college instructors involved in the investigation?

After a three-year investigation by the Royal Military Police, 16 Army instructors were accused of 63 offences against teenage recruits at the Army Foundation College in Harrogate.


Warnings across Yorkshire as 'mini Beast from the East' is set to make it a white weekend

A cold snap dubbed the "mini beast from the east" is set to arrive this weekend, with temperatures tumbling.
Are we becoming a nation hooked on powerful painkillers?

Are we becoming addicted? Surge in prescriptions for powerful opioid painkillers

The number of prescriptions for powerful painkillers in England has nearly doubled in 10 years, it has been reported.


Murderer of Yorkshire mother Jodie Wilsher jailed for 30 years after Christmas supermarket stabbing

Neville Hord, who stabbed supermarket worker Jodie Willsher to death in an Aldi store in Skipton, North Yorkshire, has been jailed at Bradford Crown Court for at least 30 years.
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Eddie Redmayne: Professor Hawking was the funniest man I ever met

Eddie Redmayne has led tributes to Professor Stephen Hawking following the physicist's death at 76, describing him as "the funniest man" he has ever met.


Death of a genius: Professor Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Renowned British physicist Professor Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76.


Stephen Hawking: A brief history of one of Britain's most celebrated scientists

Professor Stephen Hawking, one of the finest minds in science, has died aged 76. Here are some of the key events in the life of one of Britain's most celebrated thinkers.


Tributes paid across the world as 'genius' Stephen Hawking dies aged 76

Renowned British physicist Professor Stephen Hawking, one of the world's finest scientific minds, has died at the age of 76, a family spokesman said.

Dewsbury has one of the fastest-moving property markets in the country.

Dewsbury named as one of the fastest-moving property markets in the country

Newport in South Wales has been identified as Britain's fastest-moving property market, with the average length of time it takes to find a buyer in the city having been slashed by nearly a third over the past year.

Baroness Warsi: "I will, along with many Muslims, be going out on April 3 because we will not be intimidated in this way."

Baroness Warsi: I will not be intimidated by anti-Muslim letters

Britain's first female Muslim Cabinet minister has said she will not be intimidated by letters sent out across the country encouraging acts of violence against Muslims.

Professor Stephen Hawking has died aged 76.

One pervading mystery for Stephen Hawking: Women

Professor Stephen Hawking may have been one of the world's most eminent scientists but one thing remained a mystery to him - women.

Spring Statement: 'There is light at the end of the tunnel' insists chancellor Philip Hammond

Chancellor Philip Hammond is offering voters a glimmer of light as he delivers his first spring statement against a slew of positive economic indicators.


Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd dies at his Knotty Ash home aged 90

Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd has died aged 90, just two days after getting married, his publicist has announced.

Could we see some more snow across Yorkshire in time for the Easter holidays?

White Easter? More snow on the way and it could hit our bank holiday celebrations

Another icy cold snap is heading our way and could even result in many parts of the county experiencing a white Easter.


‘I have kleptomania. But when it gets bad, I take something for it.’... The classic one-liners and greatest jokes of Sir Ken Dodd

Sir Ken Dodd, master of tickling sticks, Diddy Men and tattifilarious comedy, reduced fans to helplessness with his bucktoothed grin, a shake of the through-a-hedge-backwards hair and a cry of "How tickled I am".

Comedy legend Sir Ken Dodd, who has died aged 90. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Sir Ken Dodd: Tributes paid to one of comedy's 'all-time greats'

Sir Ken Dodd has been described as a "legend" and an "inspiration" as celebrities and fans shared fond memories of the popular comedian following his death at the age of 90.
The match was stopped for about 30 minutes while the helicopter landed and took the supporter to hospital.

Air Ambulance lands on pitch during match after supporter falls ill

A League Two football match was stopped for about 30 minutes so that an air ambulance could land on the pitch to help a sick supporter.

The 'Punish a Muslim' letter has been sent to addresses across the country.

What do we know about the vile 'punish a Muslim' points-scoring letter discovered by West Yorkshire Police?

A vile letter encouraging people to take part in a 'punish a Muslim' points-scoring game has been discovered by police in Yorkshire.

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