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Broken trust is now the graver political crisis at Parliament than Boris Johnson and Brexit – Tom Richmond

TO many, Brexit is the defining dividing line in Parliament. It is not. The real division is now the mistrust which exists on all sides of the Commons.

That much is clear after the first Saturday sitting since the 1982 Falklands crisis ended in anti-climatic recrimination after MPs backed

today 09:35
Fate of our village communities – The Yorkshire Post says

The opening today in Harrogate of Countryside Live, the smaller, autumnal sibling to the Great Yorkshire Show, comes as our rural communities stand at a crossroads.

North Yorkshire County Council recognised as much this week by appointing a panel of Town Hall outsiders – academics and

yesterday 17:50
Why campaign to save beautiful Nidd Gorge from relief road was worth the fuss: Yorkshire Post Letters

From: ME Wright, Harrogate.

As one who shuns the spew-and-send outpourings on social media, I was unaware of the abuse suffered by North Yorkshire County Council in the Nidd Gorge ‘relief road’ battle (The Yorkshire Post, October 16).

Some readers may be wondering what the

yesterday 16:47
This is why Leeds has been chosen by 02 as a 5G network hotspot

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>Loan charge under scrutiny

>Asda takes step towards becoming a public company

The next-generation network will improve capacity and reliability in key areas, including train stations, business areas and entertainment and sports venues.

The launch sees 5G

yesterday 12:35
Knife-edge vote on Prime Minister’s Brexit deal

MPs should consider how long they could delay and frustrate the process of Brexit, Boris Johnson claimed last night as he geared up for the biggest vote of his premiership so far to play out in the Commons.

The Prime Minister’s Brexit deal is set to be put in front of MPs in a

yesterday 09:26
Why those who say today’s vote gets Brexit done are telling you ‘porkies’ – Justine Greening

IF ever the saying “a week’s a long time in politics” is appropriate, it is this week. I had to write this on Friday morning but, as you are reading it on Saturday, MPs will have been in Parliament for a monumentally important vote on a Brexit deal.

Most of them have

yesterday 08:23
£160k watch seized from drugs boss who claimed he had borrowed it to feature in rap video to go under auction

A £160,000 watch seized from a Yorkshire drugs boss who claimed he had borrowed it to feature in a rap music video is to go under auction.

The unique Audemars Piguet Royal Oak Offshore watch, that would cost £160,000 new, will go under the hammer during Wilsons Auctions Unreserved

yesterday 07:20
Disabled people unaware of free support for public transport discrimination

Multiple charities have voiced concerns that not enough disabled people are aware of the new funding from the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC), which offers legal advice and support for disabled people when complaining about transport.

Also in news: Could vote - or lack of -

yesterday 06:17
'Illusion of choice' accusations as Rother Valley MP Kevin Barron hits out at selection process for his successor

Sir Kevin Barron, Labour MP for Rother Valley, announced earlier this year he would retire at the next general election.

But the selection of someone to stand in his place has caused fury among local party members, who said it breaks a tradition of hundreds of years that Labour candidates

2019-10-18 20:44
Yorkshire's sex workers to get better protection from police

Sex workers in North Yorkshire are to get better protection from police after the force adopted a new policy for dealing with hate crime.

North Yorkshire Police has now adopted crimes against sex workers into its official policy and has also adopted Misogyny under its hate crime

2019-10-18 14:26
County Lines special: Thousands of pounds worth of drugs seized and nine arrests by Yorkshire force in just ONE week

A Yorkshire police force has seized thousands of pounds worth of drugs and arrested nine people as part of a national week of action against county lines drugs dealing.

Humberside Police seized the "significant amount" of class A and B drugs and arrested seven men and two women in what the

2019-10-18 09:11
Time for MPs like me to stop travelling the world talking about climate change and adding to pollution – Barry Sheerman

I HAVE always been involved in environmental issues. Early in my career, before I got into Parliament, I started the Socialist Environment and Resources Association, and the first branch of Friends of the Earth in England and Wales, in Swansea.

I also started a number of organisations such

2019-10-17 16:23
Norman church in Yorkshire that survived the Scots is saved for a second time

It was not the first time that the little Norman church at Salton, on the southern fringe of the North York Moors, had been under threat. At the end of the 12th century, Scots invaders set light to its thatched roof, and left the congregation trapped inside to perish.

But the crisis it has

2019-10-17 09:02
Scandal-hit Welcome to Yorkshire went three times over budget on £250,000 Chelsea Flower Show garden

Scandal-hit tourism agency Welcome to Yorkshire is planning to introduce “value-for-money assessments” for its spending on major events after going more than three times over budget on its Chelsea Flower Show garden and promotional activities.

Previously-classified financial

2019-10-17 07:59
Scandal-hit Welcome to Yorkshire went three times over budget on £250,000 Chelsea Flower Show garden

Scandal-hit tourism agency Welcome to Yorkshire is planning to introduce “value-for-money assessments” for its spending on major events after going more than three times over budget on its Chelsea Flower Show garden and promotional activities.

Previously-classified financial

2019-10-16 21:29
Woman thrown from Hull Fair ride says she is 'lucky to be alive'

A 21-year-old woman says she feels lucky to be alive after she was thrown from a fairground ride "like a rag doll".

Jade Harrison suffered a seriously broken jaw which had to be secured with metal plates after she was thrown from the Airmaxx 360 ride at Hull Fair last week.

A teenage

2019-10-16 20:26
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Six people arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal Scarborough stabbing

Five men and a teenager have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a fatal stabbing of a man in Scarborough in the early hours of this morning.

The 26-year-old victim was found with serious injuries outside the Town Hall on St Nicholas Street at 2am and taken to hospital where he

today 10:38
Gordon Buchanan on the wonder of wildlife and why he’s more scared of humans than animals

Gordon Buchanan’s job as a wildlife cameraman and latterly as a presenter in front of the camera, has taken him to such places as Papua New Guinea and remote corners of Africa and Asia.

It’s also brought him in close proximity to some of the world’s most fearsome and majestic

today 09:35
‘They call me Stoneface’: Meet the sculptor who turned a Sheffield wood into his outdoor gallery

Andrew Vickers is a stone sculptor who has transformed an area of woodland near Sheffield into an outdoor gallery for his work. Daniel Dylan Wray went for a look around. Pictures by Gary Longbottom.

Andrew Vickers has had a lifelong love of stone. So much so that he’s known more as

today 09:35
Turning the screw on PFI scandal – David Behrens

How many council officials does it take to change a light bulb?

In Leeds, it seems, the answer is just one… as long as it’s someone who can write a blank cheque to a firm with a van and a set of ladders.

There are 92,000 street lights in the district, and the bulbs in nearly all

today 09:35
Police team and Yorkshire Post readers have restored our faith in human nature: Letters

From: John and Pat Thompson, Doncaster.

PAT and I want thank you to everyone that have been so kind to us and helped to raise £15,000 after we were targeted by fraudsters (The Yorkshire Post, October 12).

Why extraordinary response to fraud appeal has made a life-changing

today 09:35
Yorkshire Marathon 2019: race times, parking and road closures for the race

If you’re taking part in this year’s race, or will be watching from the sidelines cheering on friends and family, then this is everything you need to know about the Yorkshire Marathon 2019.

Key timings for the event

07:00 - Race office, baggage store and assembly areas open to

yesterday 20:59
Yorkshire Marathon 2019: race times, parking and road closures for the race

If you’re taking part in this year’s race, or will be watching from the sidelines cheering on friends and family, then this is everything you need to know about the Yorkshire Marathon 2019.

Key timings for the event

07:00 - Race office, baggage store and assembly areas open to

yesterday 19:56
Middlesbrough 0 West Brom 1: Robson-Kanu piles pressure on Boro

Substitute Hal Robson-Kanu grabbed a late winner at Middlesbrough to keep West Brom on top of the Championship.

The Baggies' first win on Teesside since 2009 was secured eight minutes from time when Boro looked on course to claim a vital point in their own bid to climb away from relegation

yesterday 19:56
Latest news from Leeds
today 10:38 Six people arrested on suspicion of murder after fatal Scarborough stabbing
today 09:35 Gordon Buchanan on the wonder of wildlife and why he’s more scared of humans than animals
today 09:35 ‘They call me Stoneface’: Meet the sculptor who turned a Sheffield wood into his outdoor gallery
today 09:35 Turning the screw on PFI scandal – David Behrens
today 09:35 Police team and Yorkshire Post readers have restored our faith in human nature: Letters
today 09:35 Broken trust is now the graver political crisis at Parliament than Boris Johnson and Brexit – Tom Richmond
yesterday 20:59 Yorkshire Marathon 2019: race times, parking and road closures for the race
yesterday 19:56 Yorkshire Marathon 2019: race times, parking and road closures for the race
yesterday 19:56 Middlesbrough 0 West Brom 1: Robson-Kanu piles pressure on Boro
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yesterday 17:50 Fate of our village communities – The Yorkshire Post says
yesterday 16:47 Why campaign to save beautiful Nidd Gorge from relief road was worth the fuss: Yorkshire Post Letters
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yesterday 08:23 Question time for councils over scrutiny of Welcome to Yorkshire and Sir Gary Verity – Tom Richmond
yesterday 08:23 Why those who say today’s vote gets Brexit done are telling you ‘porkies’ – Justine Greening
yesterday 07:20 How sculpture gained 1.4m new fans in Yorkshire this summer
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yesterday 07:20 £160k watch seized from drugs boss who claimed he had borrowed it to feature in rap video to go under auction
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2019-10-18 21:47 Police investigating killing of swan with wooden plank release CCTV
2019-10-18 21:47 Question mark over 2,887 jobs as Wakefield-based Bonmarché enters administration
2019-10-18 20:44 Police investigating killing of swan with wooden plank release CCTV
2019-10-18 20:44 How Channel 4's investment plan for Yorkshire could stop the tide of TV talent moving to London
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2019-10-18 20:44 Echoes of Falklands debate with Britain’s global future at stake in historic Brexit vote – The Yorkshire Post says
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2019-10-18 20:44 The best dressed Yorkshire Ladies Day winners line up for the grand final
2019-10-18 20:44 Welcome to Yorkshire pension deficit ‘will add to potential £3m closedown cost’
2019-10-18 20:44 Family heartache as Joanne Nelson's killer Paul Dyson moved to open prison
2019-10-18 20:44 'Illusion of choice' accusations as Rother Valley MP Kevin Barron hits out at selection process for his successor
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