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England’s Ashes bid in tatters as Headingley batting collapse puts Australia on top

‘THE PARTICIPATION Test’ is the official theme of this match between England and Australia, a partnership between Sky television and the England and Wales Cricket Board designed to boost the sport’s profile.

When it comes to the respective team’s batting, however, ...

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Five-wicket Jack Shutt gives Yorkshire Vikings a T20 lifeline at Durham

Jack Shutt claimed career-best figures to keep Yorkshire Vikings’ hopes of reaching the Vitality Blast quarter-finals alive after beating Durham by 14 runs at Emirates Riverside.

Tom Kohler-Cadmore top scored for the visitors with an innings of 52 guiding them to a competitive total ...

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Stoke City v Leeds United – Marcelo Bielsa insists no point in looking from top to bottom yet

AS top plays bottom today in the Championship, Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa insists too much should not be read into the table ahead of the clash with Stoke City.

The Argentinian’s side returned to the summit on Wednesday by beating Brentford - just 24 hours after being deposed ...

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Greg Wright: Licensing scheme for car washes could liberate modern slavery victims

FOR many of us, August is a month for rest and relaxation; a time to escape the daily grind.

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>UK tech companies secure investment >Why Boris Johnson must honour his pledges to the North But, hidden away in our neighbourhoods, there are people who lack the most basic ...

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Preston North End v Sheffield Wednesday: Lee Bullen calls for patience from fringe players

LEE BULLEN is urging Sheffield Wednesday’s supporting cast to bide their time in their pursuit of first-team action.

Changes have been pretty minimal during the Owls’ impressive start to the season, with the postponement of the recent Carabao Cup first-round tie with Bury ensuring ...

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England’s Headingley collapse hands Australia golden opportunity to retain The Ashes

England were swept aside for a calamitous 67 all out on day two of the third Ashes Test at Headingley, a sorry performance that goes a long way to ensuring the urn will remain in Australia.

Arriving on Friday morning buoyant after Jofra Archer’s six for 45 toppled the tourists for 179, ...

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Nunthorpe Stakes win proves York is no problem for Jim Crowley and Battaash

JIM CROWLEY and superstar sprinter Battaash finally ended their York jinx by winning the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes in a new course record on the Knavesmire.

The winning time of 55.90 seconds, eclipsing the time set by Willie Carson on the legendary Dayjur as long ago as 1990, saw Battaash ...

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Political leaders across the North urged to lobby Boris Johnson over Northern Forest plan

Sheffield City Region mayor Dan Jarvis is asking MPs, council leaders and metro mayors to sign a letter to Boris Johnson about the scheme which would see 50 million trees planted between Hull and Liverpool over 25 years.

Described as one of the largest tree-planting schemes in Europe, the ...

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Eyes of the world on Yorkshire transport on this sporting weekend – The Yorkshire Post says

AS YORKSHIRE welcomes hundreds of guests from Australia who are attending the Ashes Test in Leeds and Ebor Festival at York, it appears many are not enamoured with the state of public transport here.

Unlike cities like Melbourne and Sydney where transit lines serve major sporting venues, ...

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Grieving father from Yorkshire's campaign after son's suicide to be debated in Parliament

A grieving father’s campaign over suicide assessments after the loss of his son is to see a debate in the House of Commons.

Andrew Bellerby took his own life in 2015 at the age 35, less than 48 hours after he was taken to Sheffield’s Northern General Hospital by ambulance in a ...

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Why Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander have been told to fix their PPI procedures

The competition watchdog has told Royal Bank of Scotland and Santander to fix their PPI processes, after finding failings by both banks in their communications with customers.

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Distortion, untruths and immorality of democracy as Brexit crisis deepens - Yorkshire Post letters

From: Rajmund Brent, Wath upon Dearne.

LETTERS mention the notion of the morality of democracy (The Yorkshire Post, August 16).

This set me thinking about the immorality of democracy with reference to the EU referendum particularly but not solely.

How about distortion of ...

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Style at The Shambles as York brand Copper and White looks out for the perfect customer (who’s called Lynnie)

Clare Miller created the Copper and White collection for hard-working women. She tells Serena Taylor how she found her muse.

Copper and White is a collection inspired by the modern woman who desires something new and contemporary, something stylish and luxurious – relaxed glamour with a ...

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Yorkshire police force in talks to train more frontline officers in using Tasers

The news comes following a rise in the number of assaults on officers across the country and following the murder of PC Andrew Harper in Berkshire last week.

Deputy secretary Brad Jackson made the announcement on the federation's Facebook page.

Mr Jackson said: "We are currently in ...

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How army veteran turned South Yorkshire Police officer is helping others to make the leap

PC Doug Macdonald speaks to Robert Cumber about the transition from military to civilian life.

For veterans leaving the armed forces, adjusting to life on civvy street presents a huge challenge – and PC Doug Macdonald was no exception.

Having joined the Army straight out of school, ...

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‘Half-hearted’ Boxing Day trains avoid the crowds

The long-awaited introduction of Boxing Day trains in Yorkshire, after an absence of three decades, will be limited to just two routes and bypass the county’s main cities, The Yorkshire Post can reveal.

Mainline stations in Leeds, Sheffield, York and Hull will remain closed, with ...

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West Yorkshire transport bosses appeal to experts for suggestions on vital mass transit system

Transport bosses in West Yorkshire are appealing for experts from around the world to come forward with ideas for a mass transit system that could help the area reach its full economic potential.

West Yorkshire Combined Authority wants to hear from companies and consortia across the globe ...

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YP Power Rankings - See who is Yorkshire's top team with Sheffield United, Sheffield Wednesday and Leeds United all riding high

A big leap for Bradford City, too. All is revealed in the Yorkshire Post's latest Power Rankings list.

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'Honour your pledge Prime Minister:' Loan charge campaigners to march on Westminster

On Wednesday September 11, members of the Loan Charge Action Group are due to hold a mass demonstration, where they will call on Mr Johnson to honour a commitment made at a hustings event to suspend and review the charge. In a statement released on Twitter, the action group said: “We ...

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Tributes paid to 'kind, funny and caring' grandfather from Yorkshire who died in tractor collision

The family of a motorcyclist who died in a crash near Whitby on Tuesday say he was "one of the most kind, funny, caring and likeable men you could ever meet".

John “Johnny” Redhead, 54, from York, was travelling with two other motorbikes towards Hawsker from the direction of Whitby ...

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Train operators and Network Rail must step up for Yorkshire’s big weekend - The Yorkshire Post says

FOR once, Yorkshire’s sporting and cultural weekend of the year – the Ashes Test, Leeds Festival, Ebor Festival, Challenge Cup final, Leeds West Indian Carnival and many other events – is set to be blessed by glorious Bank Holiday weather.

Exclusive: Network Rail admit ...

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