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Leaked emails show Government was warned of rail chaos two years ago and described northern routes as 'valueless'

Labour's Lisa Nandy said the Department for Transport emails also reveal officials discussing "handling strategies" for MPs from the region, whether to "throw a sop to northern passenger groups" and and debating "propagating myths" to divert public attention from planned route closures.

At

today 15:14
Ancient Roman skull stolen from archaeological dig in Yorkshire

A valuable Roman skull has been stolen from a pit being excavated by archaeologists in Malton.

Thieves removed the relic from the dig site on Old Maltongate during the night of May 9, and two men were later seen behaving suspiciously nearby.

Injured servicemen on the front line to

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TV’s Chris Beardshaw unveils his stunning new garden at Mount Grace Priory

Open gardens season is in full swing as we indulge in one of British summertime’s quintessential pleasures, that of strolling through beautifully manicured gardens and admiring their imaginative designs and vibrant colours.

New to the circuit for budding horticulturalists this time

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Jordan Burling death: Family were 'strange and reclusive'
The family of a man who died after being found in an emaciated state was thought of by locals as "strange and reclusive", a neighbour has said.
yesterday 19:26
Even before the chaos, Northern had ‘lost face with passengers’

The Northern rail company failed to register a single improvement with passengers even before last month’s timetable changes threw its services into chaos, it was revealed today.

The latest National Rail Passenger Survey by the watchdog Transport Focus found the company’s rating

yesterday 17:11
Leeds clean air zone: High emission tax plan for city centre
Lorries and other high polluting vehicles could be charged up to £50 a day to enter parts of Leeds city centre under revised plans.
yesterday 15:14
Poundworld cuts 98 head office staff in Normanton
Poundworld has axed 98 jobs from its head office as administrators struggle to find a buyer for the discount retailer.
yesterday 13:08
Drink-drive Yorkshire teenager banned after golf buggy stunt

A drink-driving teenager who got behind the wheel of a golf buggy and attempted to go into a McDonald’s drive-though has been banned from the roads for a year.

Jamie Elliot was over the limit when he started driving the “propelled vehicle” in Richmondshire Walk, Catterick, with a

yesterday 12:59
New owners of Britain's highest pub to put up stargazing pods to see Northern Lights

They want to install glass-roofed stargazing pods outside the Tan Hill Inn so people can see one of Earth’s most awe-inspiring sights - the Northern Lights - from the comfort of their beds.

Andrew Hields and Mike Kenney have taken the reins at the pub, 1732ft above sea level in the

yesterday 09:51
Acclaimed designer Hemingway to help boost appeal of Yorkshire Dales to young people

Acclaimed British designer Wayne Hemingway has been recruited to help a ‘corridor’ of countryside communities showcase their creativity at a major event and demonstrate why younger generations should live and work in the area.

London-based Mr Hemingway, who co-founded the Red

yesterday 07:44
Huddersfield doctor struck off for sexual misconduct by tribunal
A doctor who asked a patient about sex positions and told her to bring sex toys to a surgery has been struck off.
2018-06-18 22:20
Raheem Wilks gun murder: Planner still hunted
The person behind a "gangland shooting" of a teenager more than a year ago is still being hunted, police admit.
2018-06-18 17:05
Leeds Armley Gyratory closure: Burst water main leads to delays
Commuters faced long delays in Leeds after a burst water main led to a road closure in the morning rush hour.
2018-06-18 14:59
Sheffield Council pays £700,000 compensation bill for tree-felling delays

Sheffield Council has paid £700,000 in compensation to its highways maintenance contractor Amey for work delays caused by its decision to set up an independent panel to advise on its controversial tree-felling strategy - whose expert recommendations to save trees were then mainly

2018-06-18 10:38
For sale: 10-bedroom Yorkshire mansion that has its own hat room and cross-country course

A Grade II-listed Queen Anne mansion with a private equestrian complex has gone on the market.

Colton Lodge, situated between York and Tadcaster, is so big it even has its own hat room.

This former railway station in Yorkshire is for sale - and it still has the original platform The

2018-06-17 14:41
Bletchley Park codebreaker from Yorkshire who helped crack Enigma dies at 104

James “Jimmy” Thirsk, who has died three days after his 104th birthday, was an intelligence analyst during the Second World War at Bletchley Park, where he helped to decipher the German Enigma code.

A native of Hull, he was also an author who vividly reconjured life in the East

2018-06-17 12:35
Daily News
Baroness Alice Bacon beer unveiled at Westminster
A special beer brewed with rhubarb has been unveiled to celebrate the achievements of Yorkshire's first female MP.
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Sheffield United receive Coutts boost

SHEFFIELD UNITED manager Chris Wilder has revealed that Paul Coutts has been pencilled in for his long-awaited first-team return in a friendly next month - and is not ruling him out from being involved in the Blades’ Championship opener in early August.

The influential midfielder has

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Transfer gossip, Wednesday: Tigers look to Scotland; Johnson link | Boro bid for Flint | Town eye Belgian

HULL CITY are set to make a renewed move to sign Kilmarnock and Northern Ireland winger Jordan Jones in their quest to make a summer transfer breakthrough.

The 23-year-old has become a hot property in the last 12 months, helping Killie to a fifth-placed finish in the SPL.

His form

today 15:14
Why there could be a World Cup beer crisis

The UK is bracing itself for a beer and fizzy drinks crisis as World Cup fever sweeps the nation.

A shortage of CO2 – the gas that carbonates beer and soft drinks – is threatening to leave supermarket drinks aisles empty and beer taps running dry amid a surge in demand due to Russia

today 15:14
Super League: Leeds Rhinos v Catalans Dragons

Leeds Rhinos have included half-back Jordan Lilley in their squad, while prop Mikolaj Oledzki and full-back Aston Golding return from injury.

Winger Ryan Hall is on international duty, Richie Myler is out with concussion and Brett Delaney is missing with a hamstring injury.

Catalans

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Juninho Bacuna: Huddersfield Town sign midfielder from FC Groningen

Huddersfield have signed Dutch central midfielder Juninho Bacuna from Eredivisie side FC Groningen.

Bacuna, 20, has joined the Terriers on a three-year deal until the summer of 2021, with the option of another year.

He scored two goals in 82 top-flight appearances for FC Groningen,

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Huddersfield Town swoop for top Holland prospect

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN have made their fourth signing of the close season after bringing in Dutch Under-21 international midfielder Juninho Bacuna to the club from FC Groningen for an undisclosed fee.

The highly-rated 20-year-old, the younger brother of Reading player Leandro, has penned a

today 13:08
Four charged over cockfighting: Police release images of three men they want to trace

FOUR men have been charged with offences linked to cockfighting in North Yorkshire

An investigation was launched by North Yorkshire Police and the RSPCA after the four men were arrested in Hambleton district on January 13.

They have been charged with causing an animal

today 13:08
Latest news from Leeds
today 15:23 Baroness Alice Bacon beer unveiled at Westminster
today 15:14 Sheffield United receive Coutts boost
today 15:14 Transfer gossip, Wednesday: Tigers look to Scotland; Johnson link | Boro bid for Flint | Town eye Belgian
today 15:14 Why there could be a World Cup beer crisis
today 15:14 Leaked emails show Government was warned of rail chaos two years ago and described northern routes as 'valueless'
today 13:17 Super League: Leeds Rhinos v Catalans Dragons
today 13:17 Juninho Bacuna: Huddersfield Town sign midfielder from FC Groningen
today 13:08 Huddersfield Town swoop for top Holland prospect
today 13:08 Four charged over cockfighting: Police release images of three men they want to trace
today 13:08 Ancient Roman skull stolen from archaeological dig in Yorkshire
today 12:05 Moodbeam wins £200K investment
today 12:05 Millions of people could be left without financial safety net, warns TheCityUK
today 12:05 Connor and Makinson to make England RL debuts in Denver
today 11:02 Transfer gossip, Wednesday: Tigers look to Scotland | Boro bid for Flint | Town eye Belgian
today 11:02 Men jailed for attempting to steal Rolex watch worth £25k from Meadowhall jewellers
today 11:02 The Yorkshire Post says: Chris Grayling survives again. Another insult to passengers
today 11:02 Love among the ruins: Park Hill exhibition to reopen Sheffield gallery
today 11:02 TV’s Chris Beardshaw unveils his stunning new garden at Mount Grace Priory
today 07:53 World Cup: ‘Voyage of discovery’ for composed Harry Maguire
today 07:53 If it’s good enough for Germany, it’s good enough for Bantams argues owner
today 07:53 World Cup: Gareth Southgate will keep challenging Harry Kane to prove he is at world-class level
today 07:53 Leeds Rhinos v Catalans Dragons: Rhinos star Mitch Garbutt confident of slaying Dragons
today 07:53 Hampshire v Yorkshire: Flower in to help White Rose bloom
today 23:26 Leeds United: Felix Wiedwald seals Eintracht Frankfurt move
today 22:26 Bairstow and Hales rush England to series win over Australia as hosts set new ODI world record
yesterday 19:26 Jordan Burling death: Family were 'strange and reclusive'
yesterday 19:17 Bairstow and Hales tear into Australia as England set new ODI world record
yesterday 19:17 Summer Report - What Yorkshire’s clubs ‘must do better’ in 2018-19
yesterday 18:14 Grayling survives no confidence vote over rail chaos
yesterday 17:20 Alex Foster: Castleford Tigers second-rower signs contract extension
yesterday 17:11 Great Exhibition of the North: Everything you need to know about this summer’s cultural extravaganza
yesterday 17:11 Even before the chaos, Northern had ‘lost face with passengers’
yesterday 16:17 Felix Wiedwald: Leeds United goalkeeper joins Frankfurt
yesterday 16:08 Standing up for a club’s right to choose
yesterday 16:08 Leon Wobschall: Collins needs to be his own man after taking on Bradford City challenge
yesterday 15:14 Leeds clean air zone: High emission tax plan for city centre
yesterday 15:05 Highlights: Vince ensures Yorkshire’s semi-final jinx strikes again
yesterday 15:05 Yorkshire set for heatwave that could last weeks as Mediterranean air sweeps over the UK
yesterday 14:11 Connor Thompson: Gateshead sign Halifax midfielder
yesterday 14:02 World Cup - Nick Westby: England hopes rest firmly with captain Harry Kane
yesterday 13:08 Poundworld cuts 98 head office staff in Normanton
yesterday 12:59 A snapshot of life on Yorkshire’s railways
yesterday 12:59 Blackfriar: The question marks over future of Yorkshire Bank brand
yesterday 12:59 Major event in Leeds will call for the North to speak with one voice over Brexit
yesterday 12:59 World Cup - Nick Westby: England hopes rest firmly with captain Harry Kane
yesterday 12:59 Andrew Vine: Windrush – and how Britain was changed on day the future docked
yesterday 12:59 Drink-drive Yorkshire teenager banned after golf buggy stunt
yesterday 11:56 WATCH – England 2 Tunisia 1: Kane’s double act helps avoid repetition of past World Cup mistakes
yesterday 10:54 Transfer gossip, Tuesday: Owls want Tigers star | Town linked with fresh Limbombe nove | Millers look to Ireland
yesterday 09:51 Blackfriar: The question marks over future of Yorkshire Bank brand
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