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What is happening with Labour’s no-confidence motion in Theresa May?

Labour sought to pile the pressure on Theresa May as Prime Minister following delays to the Brexit deal vote, but the PM hit back as she effectively dared Jeremy Corbyn to try to bring down her Government.

Here we answer the key questions over what it all means.

What did Jeremy ...

yesterday 18:00 open_in_new
Dying neighbour leaves little girl 14 years worth of Christmas presents

A family were stunned to receive a sack of Christmas presents their late neighbour had left for their daughter - for the next 14 years.

The presents were brought round to the home of Owen and Caroline Williams by the daughter of their neighbour, Ken Watson, following his death.

Mr ...

yesterday 17:57 open_in_new
Wellcome Trust makes pledge to spend £900m a year on charities

The Wellcome Trust has boosted the value of its fund to almost £25.9bn despite “choppier markets” and pledged around £900m a year in charitable spending until at least 2022.

Britain’s biggest charity and medical research institute said it notched up a total ...

yesterday 16:51 open_in_new
Teenagers 'set fire' to pensioner's oxygen bag while he delivered Christmas cards in Hull

A pensioner in Hull has been left with facial burns after teenagers reportedly set fire to an oxygen bag used to help him breathe.

The 74-year-old man was walking along Hurley Close, delivering Christmas cards, between 4pm and 6pm on Sunday when the offence happened.

Police believe ...

yesterday 14:30 open_in_new
Evidence shows new TV deal is driving the fans away

A LEADING football finance expert has warned that the controversial live streaming of Football League matches will increase the pressure on many lower-ranked clubs with midweek attendances continuing to fall alarmingly.

All ‘non-live’ midweek Championship games are now available to ...

yesterday 13:18 open_in_new
Premier League goalkeeper wants Leeds United switch, Middlesbrough ready to sell striker, Rotherham star wanted by Derby County, Stoke City and Norwich City - Championship rumours

Here are the latest Championship rumours from around the web:

Leeds United will use the sale of Samu Saiz to step up their efforts to sign Brentford attacking midfielder Lewis Macleod, whose current contract expires at the end of the season. (Scottish Sun)

Newcastle United goalkeeper ...

yesterday 13:18 open_in_new
Social media reacts as Yorkshire Tea apologises over 'misbehaving' tea bags

Harrogate-based thirst quenchers Yorkshire Tea have come under scrutiny after their new environmentally friendly tea bags began splitting in people's brews.

And dry-throated customers took to social media to air their views on the subject:

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yesterday 13:17 open_in_new
‘There’s something there:’ Boxer Kell Brook encounters ‘ghost’ of 15-year-old girl in Sheffield graveyard

The fighter was captured on camera by the gravestone of a girl known as Elizabeth - just seconds after a local ghost hunting expert had made contact with a girl of the same name in the city’s Wardsend Cemetery. You can watch the clip HERE

The 32-year-old from Dore, a keen fan of the ...

yesterday 13:16 open_in_new
UPDATED: CityFibre puts in place debt package of £1.12bn to underpin capital investment

CityFibre has put in place a debt package of £1.12 billion to support capital investment across the UK, including towns and cities in Yorkshire. .

Proceeds from this infrastructure debt package will be used to fund the first part of CityFibre’s £2.5 billion investment plan, ...

yesterday 11:59 open_in_new
Premier League goalkeeper wants Leeds United switch, Middlesbrough ready to sell striker, Rotherham star wanted by Derby County, Stoke City and Norwich City - Championship rumours

Here are the latest Championship rumours from around the web:

Leeds United will use the sale of Samu Saiz to step up their efforts to sign Brentford attacking midfielder Lewis Macleod, whose current contract expires at the end of the season. (Scottish Sun)

Newcastle United goalkeeper ...

yesterday 10:37 open_in_new
Manchester United sack manager Jose Mourinho

Manchester United have announced that Jose Mourinho has left the club after two-and-a-half years in charge.

A statement from the club said: “The club would like to thank Jose for his work during his time at Manchester United and to wish him success in the future.

“A new caretaker ...

yesterday 10:37 open_in_new
Patrick Bamford evokes Lee Chapman memory for Leeds United - and is a reminder of the January work in store for Sheffield United and Middlesbrough

FOR seasoned Leeds United supporters, watching Patrick Bamford's match-winning weekend strike at Bolton Wanderers may have evoked memories of old from just up the road many moons ago.

It was in January, 1990 during United's second-tier promotion campaign of 1989-90 that another tall ...

yesterday 10:37 open_in_new
Ofgem tables proposals to ‘re-wire’ Britain’s energy system

Energy regulator Ofgem has tabled proposals to “re-wire” Britain’s energy system in a move it says could save consumers £45 per year.

Ofgem said on Tuesday that limits will be placed on how much energy network firms can pay to their shareholders.

The ...

yesterday 09:24 open_in_new
Dechra completes deal to secure access to South American markets

DECHRA Pharmaceuticals has completed a deal to secure access to the rapidly growing South American markets.

Dechra has announced the completion of the acquisition of the entire share capital of Laboratorios Vencofarma do Brasil Ltda based in Londrina Brazil.

In a statement, Dechra ...

yesterday 09:24 open_in_new
CityFibre puts in place debt package of £1.12bn to underpin capital investment

CityFibre has put in place a debt package of £1.12 billion to underpin capital investment in full fibre across UK towns and cities.

Proceeds from this infrastructure debt package will be used to fund the first part of CityFibre’s £2.5 billion investment plan, which will see ...

yesterday 09:24 open_in_new
Jack Haslam hoping to emulate the man he used to beat - Jack Laugher

As incentives go, a picture of yourself on the top step of a medal podium that also includes the most successful British diver in history takes some beating.

This is exactly the image that hangs on the wall of the house that Jack Haslam inhabits, one that reminds the 23-year-old from ...

yesterday 07:08 open_in_new
How the fans are putting their shirts on new Ossett club being a success

BLUE-SKY thinking is reaping its sporting rewards in the West Yorkshire town of Ossett.

For those cynics who scoffed at the summer merger of rival clubs Ossett Town and Ossett Albion – formed in 1936 and 1944, respectively – into Ossett United there are already 850 reasons why it ...

yesterday 07:08 open_in_new
Chris Wilder fretful Sheffield United ‘may have hit bit of a ceiling’

SHEFFIELD UNITED manager Chris Wilder has called on his players to prove they are capable of taking the club to the next level.

The Blades slipped a place to fifth in the table last night following the East Midlands derby between Derby County and Nottingham Forest.

Nevertheless, ...

yesterday 07:08 open_in_new
Middlesbrough v Burton Albion: History offers extra incentive for Boro to make progress

THE CHRISTMAS television schedules that have been announced will do well to rival the drama of events at Middlesbrough in recent seasons.

Tidings of comfort and joy have arrived periodically although there was little cause for merriment for then Boro chief Garry Monk just under 12 months ...

yesterday 07:08 open_in_new
Young talents Harry Brook and Jonny Tattersall latest to pledge future to Yorkshire

THERE IS nothing particularly remarkable about a cricketer signing a new contract with his county, especially a county of the stature of Yorkshire.

Cricket is not yet like football, where there seem to be more transfer windows than the number of windows on an advent calendar, and where ...

yesterday 07:08 open_in_new
Evidence shows new TV deal is driving the fans away

A LEADING football finance expert has warned that the controversial live streaming of Football League matches will increase the pressure on many lower-ranked clubs with midweek attendances continuing to fall alarmingly.

All ‘non-live’ midweek Championship games are now available to ...

yesterday 07:08 open_in_new