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Ben Caldecott: The case for spending aid budget on conservation to save planet

THE threats facing nature are growing, including those from the illegal wildlife trade, resource extraction, land use change, infrastructure development and climate change.

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Andy Ross, CEO, CurveGlobal

Turning point in journey to less risky rates

Efforts to reform LIBOR and the existing rates benchmarking framework have been ongoing for several years.

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CYBG chief executive David Duffy.

The Yorkshire Post says: Bank on Yorkshire. More questions than answers over £1.7bn deal

AS ONLINE banking becomes more prevalent, the merger of CYBG and Virgin Money appears to be underpinned by a certain commercial logic.

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Where to get help from in Leeds if you’re struggling with debt

If you are experiencing debt or money problems there are a variety of places in Leeds from which you can seek help and advice.

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Lord Jim O'Neill Photo: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Major event in Leeds will call for the North to speak with one voice over Brexit

BUSINESS and political leaders will call for the North of England to speak with one voice over Brexit when they gather for a major public debate in Yorkshire later this year.

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Consul General Dr Sun Dali talks about the prospects for Leeds''economy after Brexit at the Leeds Legal Conference in Leeds Civic'Hall.'13th June 2018.'Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Yorkshire firms are urged to play a part in golden era for Chinese trade links

A senior Chinese diplomat has urged Yorkshire companies to play their part in developing a golden era of trade between Britain and China.

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Penny Mordaunt is the International Development Secretary.

YP Letters: UK’s aid for other countries is a source of pride

From: Gertrude Asumadu, Cross Gates, Leeds.

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Would Donald Trump's methods be suitable for Brexit talks?

Bill Carmichael: Donald Trump won’t mind being Billy No Mates at G7 summit

SOMETIMES the world’s leaders sound less like the most powerful people on the planet, and more like a bunch of pre-teens squabbling ahead of a sleepover.

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President Donald Trump has been accused of starting a trade war.

YP Letters: Outside the EU, we are at the mercy of Trump’s trade wars

From: John Appleyard, Firthcliffe Parade, Liversedge.

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

YP Letters: Dangers of reliance on credit card

From: David Craggs, Shafton Gate, Goldthorpe.

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The Queen visits the Great Yorkshire Show in 1957

The Yorkshire Post says: A show for all ages. Reassuring image of times past

IT is startling now to look at colour film of the Great Yorkshire Show from six decades ago – not because it has changed beyond recognition but because it has not.

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Leeds West Labour MP Rachel Reeves Picture Tony Johnson

Yorkshire MP Rachel Reeves accuses Government of ‘only choosing from half the gene pool’

A YORKSHIRE Labour MP has accused the Government of only “choosing from half the gene pool” after it failed to appoint a female candidate to a place on the committee that sets the UK’s monetary policy.

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Peter Stage, CFO of EJF Investments

Blackfriar: Yorkshire would benefit from new powers that reflect region's diversity

The owner of Yorkshire Bank has less than a week to make a former offer for Virgin Money, amid reports that it is set to increase its offer this week.
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Andy Lock, Head of Operations for England for the Coalfields Regeneration Trust, at its residential development by the Dearne Playhouse in Goldthorpe. Picture Tony Johnson.

The £40m ‘win-win’ plan to transform our coalfields

ANDY LOCK is a man with a plan. To transform former coalfield communities, by giving them the tools to bring themselves out of deprivation, while also generating an income to keep the projects coming. There’s only one snag - he needs £40m to do it.

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Are bank holidays simply for the convenience of the banks?

Neil McNicholas: Why do we still bank on a day off like today?

A BANK holiday... now there’s a misnomer if ever there was one.

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Econ Engineering is the UKs largest gritter and hot box manufacturer

Econ takes on staff after Beast from the East

A Yorkshire manufacturer is set to be ​one of the few firms to benefit ​from the Beast from the East​ sn​​ow fall following a surge in orders for its winter maintenance and road repair vehicles, leading to the creation of 20 new jobs.

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Can Britain justify its aid budget?

The Yorkshire Post says: Let us put our own house in order before spending abroad

From: Karl Sheridan, Old Lea, Holme upon Spalding Moor.

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The launch event with the Chancellor

1000 Companies to Inspire Britain 2018’ report identifies 70 Yorkshire companies

The fifth edition of London Stock Exchange Group’s ‘1000 Companies to Inspire Britain’ report, celebrating and showcasing the UK’s most inspiring and dynamic businesses, was launched by the Rt Hon Philip Hammond MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, with much success at London Stock Exchange last week.

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Rosie Winterton MP, Caroline Flint MP and Ed Miliband  MP are quizzed by Greg Wright of The Yorkshire Post  at the Doncaster Business Conference.

‘The power of brand Yorkshire is needed during time of Brexit uncertainty’

The power of “brand Yorkshire” will be a major asset in promoting the region internationally at a time of uncertainty caused by Brexit, a major business event was told.

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Today is National Numeracy Day, with Yorkshire Building Society at the forefront of events.

Mike Regnier: Making sure maths adds up for public on National

LOOKING back on my maths lessons in school, I can’t remember anyone ever relating the formulas, equations and functions to everyday life. But the reality is those maths lessons were fundamental to helping me make financial decisions, and they still are for students today.

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