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Urgent hunt to trace witnesses of North Yorkshire crash which killed motorcyclist

Detectives are urgently trying to trace a car which potentially witnessed a fatal crash on the North Yorkshire Moors.

The collision occurred on the A171 between Whitby and Scarborough at 12.35pm on Friday April 19, when a Golf, motorcycle and a horsebox van all crashed at a ...

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Dozens of drivers caught speeding more than 10 times in four years

Dozens of British drivers have been caught breaking the speed limit at least 10 times in the last four years, according to official figures.

While nearly 250,000 motorists have multiple speeding convictions, 38 have been caught more than 10 times, with one driver clocked breaking the limit ...

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Far-right Leeds extremist jailed for 'abhorrent' post branding Prince Harry a 'race traitor'

A far-right Leeds teenager who branded Prince Harry a race traitor in an 'abhorrent' online post has been jailed.

University student Michal Szewczuk created an image of the Duke of Sussex with a pistol to his head against a bloodied background.

The picture, which also featured a ...

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Yorkshire teenager who branded Prince Harry a 'race traitor' appears in court

The image of Prince Harry, against a bloodied background and featuring a swastika, was shared on a far-right social media platform last year.

Michal Szewczuk, 19, who is being sentenced at the Old Bailey in London for two counts of encouraging terrorism and five counts of possession of ...

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Facebook confirms launch of ‘transformative’ crytocurrency

Social network Facebook is to launch a cryptocurrency next year.

The currency is known as Libra, which the social network says it has “no special role” in governing and will manage the reserve equally with a group of big companies.

So far, it has enlisted 28 firms, including ...

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Trent Merrin rallies around departing Leeds Rhinos leader

FORMER AUSTRALIA star Trent Merrin has backed Kallum Watkins to “go great” in the NRL – but urged critics to now lay-off his Leeds Rhinos team-mate.

The England centre, 28, has announced he will join Gold Coast Titans on July 1 after spending his entire career so far at ...

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Profile: Venture that’s making wheys in the green energy industry

Mike Dunn sees Yorkshire as a key area for his green energy projects and he’s particularity excited about his latest scheme - to produce energy from world-famous Yorkshire Wensleydale cheese.

Well, not the cheese itself. Mr Dunn’s firm, Iona Capital, has signed a deal with ...

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Quarter of drivers back more motorway tolls as M6 charges increase

One in four British drivers would welcome tolls on the country’s motorways if it improved road conditions, according to new research.

The study into attitudes towards road charging comes ahead of increases to costs on Britain’s only privately funded motorway – the M6 ...

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Access Intelligence enjoys sustained growth after securing acquisition

SOFTWARE firm Access Intelligence, which has a centre of excellence in York, today announced that it had secured sustained growth over the first half of the year after its performance was boosted by an acquisition.

In a trading update, the supplier of software-as-a-service ...

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Yorkshire-based games label Team17 expects full year revenue to be ahead of market expectations

Team17, the Yorkshire-based global games label, today said it expects revenue to be ahead of market expectations for the current year.

The company has provided a trading update ahead of announcing its first half results which it expects to release in September 2019.

The statement ...

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Be careful what you wish for as seven teams fear the drop from Super League

Although Super League’s top two are clearly some distance ahead of the rest, it is far from the same at the bottom, which is beginning to cause alarm for an increasing number of teams.

Leaders St Helens are already 10 points clear of third-placed Hull FC while Warrington Wolves, in ...

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Royal Ascot - PJ McDonald and Laurens take on top colts in bid for opening day glory

JOCKEY PJ McDonald says his “inspirational” horse of a lifetime Laurens is ready “to wear her heart on a sleeve” on day one of Royal Ascot.

Victory in the Queen Anne Stakes – the prestigious meeting’s first race – would also take the Yorkshire rider’s career ...

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Trent Merrin and Jamie Donaldson rally around departing Leeds Rhinos leader

FORMER AUSTRALIA star Trent Merrin has backed Kallum Watkins to “go great” in the NRL – but urged critics to now lay-off his Leeds Rhinos team-mate.

The England centre, 28, has announced he will join Gold Coast Titans on July 1 after spending his entire career so far at ...

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Hull-based Andrew Jackson acts for national logistics provider in Port of Liverpool investment

A Yorkshire law firm has acted for a national logistics provider in a multi-million pound port investment.

Andrew Jackson Solicitors LLP advised Jenkins Shipping Company Ltd in connection with Peel Ports’ new £17m custom-built warehouse facility at the Port of ...

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Sheffield United cult hero Bob Booker backs Chris Wilder to emulate Dave Bassett

LIKE Dave Bassett before him, Chris Wilder does not strike you as one of those individuals who will be easily intimidated by the revered managerial names whom he will be pitting his wits against in the Premier League ‘big time’.

Neither will he be cowed by the stature of some ...

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Prolific Yorkshire paedophile sent money to Philippines to watch live footage of children being sexually abused

Lorry driver Richard Clark faces a decade behind bars after he sent money to the Philippines to watch live internet footage of children being sexually abused.

A court heard on Monday how some of the material showed children crying as they were exploited by adults.

Clark, 58, of ...

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Harewood House display will keep treasures of Thomas Chippendale in Yorkshire - The Yorkshire Post says

Given the largest and most lucrative commission of Thomas Chippendale’s career was to furnish the then newly-built Harewood House back in 1767, it seems only apt that a pair of his tables and mirrors will remain on display at the West Yorkshire stately home, after being acquired for the ...

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Grandmother fell asleep at wheel and killed "incredible" student as he waited for bus in Leeds

A grandmother "snuffed out" the life of a talented student when she fell asleep at the wheel of her car and ran him over.

Rukhsana Malik lost control of her car, mounted the pavement and struck Andrew Hillarby as he waited for a bus meet his friends.

Malik, 58, was jailed for two ...

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England v Afghanistan: Jonny Bairstow says he’s next for World Cup century

Jonny Bairstow believes England are a long way from peaking at the World Cup but is inspired by the thought of regaling his future grandchildren about the next few months.

The hosts and favourites started with a convincing win over South Africa and have bounced back from a surprise defeat ...

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Ilkley Trophy - Paul Jubb makes most of wild card on a mixed day for Brits

American collegiate champion Paul Jubb of Hull made the most of his wildcard entry into the Ilkley Trophy by winning his first-round match yesterday.

In a thrilling match, the 19-year-old Jubb – who was the first Briton to win the NCAA title in America last month and remains an amateur ...

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Neil Warnock and Cardiff City swoop for influential Rotherham United midfielder

CARDIFF CITY have made a move to sign Rotherham United captain Will Vaulks.

National reports suggest that the 25-year-old will complete a seven-figure switch to the Bluebirds – managed by former Millers chief Neil Warnock – shortly after agreeing terms.

A £1.5m fee has been ...

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