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Leeds Rhinos rugby star appealing to "think sepsis" on World Sepsis Day after fighting condition

Rugby star Shaun Lunt is appealing to people to “think sepsis” after he developed the life-threatening condition following a rugby tackle.

Shaun, former captain of Hull KR, suffered an abscess in his spine following the tackle during a game in August 2018 which became infected ...

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Luke Ayling makes goalscoring return for Leeds United as Tyler Roberts steps up comeback

The 28-year-old saw his first action of the season having been left sidelined following ankle surgery earlier in the summer.

Ayling stepped off the bench at the half-time interval in the 6-0 Professional Development League demolition of Watford at Elland Road.

The right-back bagged ...

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2019 Kia Proceed review – a ‘brake’ from the norm

With a back end that bears more than a passing resemblance to a Porsche Panamera, the Proceed shooting brake is a sign Kia is putting the boxy, cheap-looking designs of a decade ago behind its.

The last Ceed and Proceed models were big sellers for the Korean manufacturer and there’s ...

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Yorkshire CCC made to suffer at Headingley as Kent’s Darren Stevens runs amok

ONE WOULD be hard pushed to find a bigger age difference in a County Championship match than the 26 years that exists between Kent’s Darren Stevens, 43 years young, and Yorkshire’s Matthew Revis, 17 years old.

Why, Stevens is practically old enough to be Revis’s grandfather ...

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Stop this farce and give us a second referendum on Brexit – Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Frank Saggerson, Wood Lane, Bramley.

WHAT a state we have got ourselves into. We now have a choice of Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn with Nigel Farage sticking his oar in to complicate matters even further.

I’ve news for Boris Johnson: you’re no Winston Churchill and ...

yesterday 20:05 open_in_new
2019 Kia Proceed review – a ‘brake’ from the norm

With a back end that bears more than a passing resemblance to a Porsche Panamera, the Proceed shooting brake is a sign Kia is putting the boxy, cheap-looking designs of a decade ago behind its.

The last Ceed and Proceed models were big sellers for the Korean manufacturer and there’s ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Jacob Brown aims to make up for lost time with Barnsley

Jacob Brown has spoken of his pride after making his first Championship start for Barnsley in the 2-0 home defeat against Leeds United.

The Halifax-born midfielder has worked his way through the academy system at Oakwell but an injury setback in pre-season ruled him out of the opening ...

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Danny Cowley putting processes in place to restore Huddersfield Town’s fortunes

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN chief Danny Cowley admits that one relieving victory will not be the precursor to a significant upturn in the Terriers’ fortunes.

Cowley’s first outing as Town manager ended on a losing note, with Huddersfield suffering their sixth successive loss in all ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Belief is key for Sheffield Wednesday manager Garry Monk

SHEFFIELD WEDNESDAY manager Garry Monk has warned his players that he expects plenty more improvement in the weeks ahead – despite a winning start to his Owls tenure.

Wednesday produced a disciplined showing to ease to a 2-0 win at Huddersfield and while naturally delighted with the ...

yesterday 19:02 open_in_new
Jamie Shackleton's pace, Kiko Casilla's busy day and Marcelo Bielsa's Leeds United selection decision - Whites video summary

Jamie Shackleton withstood the heat of the Yorkshire derby and proved he can fill in for Adam Forshaw in the Leeds United midfield.

The 19-year-old impressed with his display at Oakwell in the Whites' 2-0 victory yesterday.

His performance, Kiko Casilla's busy day and the selection ...

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The Yorkshire manufacturer showing off its tank technology to the world

Cook Defence Systems has showcased its track systems and armour for fighting vehicles at DSEI 2019.

The showcase comes following the completition of a £5m investment in a new manufacturing facility in County Durham.

It is the sole supplier of track systems to the British Army, ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Twin brothers Bradley and Myles look to bridge generational divide in marketing with Jensen & Jensen

Twin brothers Myles and Bradley Jensen are looking to help bridge the generational gap with their marketing agency Jensen & Jensen.

The Leeds-based duo, who earlier this year launched their own, want to help sectors that struggle to get their message out to Millennials, such as ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Boris Johnson heckler allowed back into Rotherham conference just minutes after he was thrown out

Ben Gilchrist, 41, took the Prime Minister's speech at the Convention of the North in Rotherham on Friday as an opportunity to air his frustration with Parliament being suspended.

But even though Mr Gilchrist, a charity deputy chief executive from Manchester, was dragged from the event by ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Boris Johnson empty chaired in Luxembourg press conference after pulling out due to loud protesters

Boris Johnson was empty chaired by the Prime Minister of Luxembourg after he pulled out of a joint press conference because of protesters outside the country's Ministry of State.

The Prime Minister was in Luxembourg today for bilateral meetings with European Commission President ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Stop this farce and give us a second referednum on Brexit – Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Frank Saggerson, Wood Lane, Bramley.

WHAT a state we have got ourselves into. We now have a choice of Boris Johnson or Jeremy Corbyn with Nigel Farage sticking his oar in to complicate matters even further.

I’ve news for Boris Johnson: you’re no Winston Churchill and ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Geoffrey Boycott should not have received knighthood because of his repugnant stance on apartheid – Yorkshire Post Letters

From: Roger Ingham MBE, Aldersley Avenue, Skipton.

IRRESPECTVE of any assault allegations, Geoffrey Boycott should not have been awarded a knighthood, purely on the grounds of him having displayed proven support of apartheid by partaking in that 1972 rebel cricket tour of South ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Warning over wider cost of meningitis impact

While many people are aware that the infection can kill, the Meningitis Research Foundation says, too few are aware of the legacy it leaves.

Revealing new findings today to mark the start of Meningitis Awareness Week, the foundation warns recognition is needed of the need for long-term ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
This Yorkshire railway tunnel has been named as one of Britain's most endangered Victorian buildings

The Victorian Society have expressed concern about the future of a 19th-century railway tunnel after plans to mothball it were announced.

Queensbury Tunnel has been included on the preservation charity's annual list of the most at-risk Victorian and Edwardian structures in ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
A hillside view of Scarborough with an unlikely link to Anne Brontë and Barry Sheene

Oliver’s Mount must be among the few places that can boast a link to one of the Bronte sisters and motorcycling icon Barry Sheene.

Overlooking the southern part of Scarborough, Oliver’s Mount is a large wooded hill that rises up to give a splendid vantage of the seaside town (its ...

yesterday 17:59 open_in_new
Go inside Oceana - the Leeds nightclub from the 2000s which boasted a boudoir and ski lodge

Oceana was the £7 million entertainment complex which promised a unique experience when it opened its doors for the first time in November 2005. Seven themed-rooms on four floors could play host to up to 2,418 people at any one time. Did you pass through its doors during its seven stint in ...

yesterday 17:32 open_in_new
Asda reports a rise in annual profits

Asda said its operating profit rose 9.2 per cent in 2018 - a year when it unsuccessfully tried to merge with rival Sainsbury’s.

Sainsbury’s merger with Leeds-based Asda was blocked by Britain’s competition regulator in April, a full year after it was launched. Asda’s parent ...

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