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The new Audi RS6 Avant is a 592bhp hybrid monster

Audi has announced details of the latest version of its RS6 super-estate that’s set to take on the likes of the Mercedes-AMG E 63 S when it hits the streets next year.

The latest in a long line of incredibly powerful and incredibly fast Audi estates, the 2020 RS6 Avant is the fourth ...

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Illegal driving instructors are conning students – here’s how to check if your teacher is a fraud

Almost 1,000 fake driving instructors have been reported in the last five years to the body which overseas lessons.

A Freedom of Information request has revealed that 961 allegedly illegal instructors have been reported to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) since ...

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HS2 review will look at "whether and how" it should proceed, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps

A Government review into the controversial HS2 rail project will consider "whether and how [it] should proceed", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has revealed.

Mr Grant Shapps today published the terms of reference and timetable for the Government-commissioned independent review of the ...

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West Yorkshire woman who died riding pillion in motorbike crash is named

A woman who died in a motorbike crash in East Yorkshire at the weekend has been named by police.

Julia Brown was riding pillion on a Kawasaki motorbike when it collided with a VW Polo near Driffield on Sunday afternoon.

The 57-year-old from West Yorkshire was riding with another man ...

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'I wish I had never set foot in that water park' - Yorkshire woman severed artery after horror water slide accident in Bulgaria

A Yorkshire woman severed an artery and suffered severe blood loss after a horror water slide accident in Bulgaria.

Jade Graves was holidaying in Nessebar with her family last year when she visited Aqua Paradise Water Park on July 25, 2018.

She decided to go on the 'Space Jam' - a ...

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Sheffield Wednesday boo-boys urged to lay off Morgan Fox by caretaker manager Lee Bullen

CARETAKER MANAGER Lee Bullen is urging a minority of Sheffield Wednesday boo-boys to lay off defender Morgan Fox - after his 'match-saving' performance against Luton Town.

The former Charlton full-back made his first start of the season in Tuesday's 1-0 Hillsborough victory over the ...

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Sheffield Wednesday caretaker boss Lee Bullen is "living the dream" and refusing to get side-tracked by talk of landing permanent role

The Scot, in his third interim spell in charge, has significantly pressed his claims for the chance of being named as the permanent successor to Steve Bruce following a run of three Championship wins in Wednesday's opening four fixtures.

Victory in Tuesday night's home meeting with Luton, ...

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Beckie Hart of the CBI: Why Boris Johnson must honour his pledges over digital connectivity in the North

On the campaign trail, Boris Johnson made a bold pledge to deliver full-fibre digital connections to every home in the land. .

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>Northern leaders aim to improve region's roads >No deal Brexit could stall transport improvements As the new government gets down to ...

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Pricey Yorkshire coastal cannibals were once preserve of the poor - Roger Ratcliffe

On my 4am start with some lobster potters from Whitby the sky to the east had already tinted a faint pastel peach.

Andrew Brown: Remarkable journeys of centimetre long species

We rounded the west pier and headed up the coast, and by the time we were checking the first pot off the ...

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Yorkshire graveyard offering 'Tragic Deaths Tour' revealing the scandal and bigamy of people buried there

A Yorkshire graveyard is offering a slightly macabre event - a guided tour focusing on the tragic deaths of those buried there.

On September 3, a "Tragic Deaths Tour" will be held at the Holy Ascension Church in the town of Settle, in the Yorkshire Dales, North Yokshire.

Sarah ...

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Five ways to boost transport investment across Northern Powerhouse – Arianna Giovannini

ANYONE living in the North knows that there’s a problem with transport. Commuters’ trains are regularly dangerously packed, services are slow and often delayed, and connectivity is poor.

This makes it hard for people to travel to work, access the services they need and have a ...

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The £5bn council and social care shortfall that matters more to many than Brexit – The Yorkshire Post says

IT took the leaked Operation Yellowhammer dossier on the risks of a no-deal Brexit to lay bare the financial fragility of adult social care provision.

Rising costs could see some smaller providers go out of business within “two to three months” and “four to six months for larger ...

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Exclusive: How jockey Jonjo O’Neill, trainer Peter Easterby and racehorse Sea Pigeon beat the odds and medics to win the Ebor at York 40 years ago

It is 40 years since Peter Easterby and Jonjo O’Neill won the most famous Ebor ever with Sea Pigeon. Tom Richmond talks to both men about the race that stopped Yorkshire.

FORTY years after the legendary Sea Pigeon won the Ebor – York’s historic handicap – on a tide of emotion, ...

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HS2 review will look at "whether and how" it should proceed, says Transport Secretary Grant Shapps

A Government review into the controversial HS2 rail project will consider "whether and how [it] should proceed", Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has revealed.

Mr Grant Shapps today published the terms of reference and timetable for the Government-commissioned independent review of the ...

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This is how much UK tech companies have secured in investment so far in 2019

Investment in the UK tech sector has continued to surge, as British firms secured more foreign funding in the first seven months of 2019 than during the whole of 2018, according to new research.

Fast-growing UK tech companies secured a “staggering” £5.5bn in investment in the period ...

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Defence secretary Ben Wallace to look into concerns over Cobham takeover

The defence secretary has told the founding family of Cobham that the Government will look into its concerns over the £4bn takeover of the UK defence supplier.

The Cobham family called for the Government to intervene in the deal earlier this month, arguing that it was not in “the ...

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Racing’s ‘fab four’ and Frankie Dettori head to York for Ebor festival – The Yorkshire Post says

A GREAT celebration of Yorkshire fashion, food and hospitality, the Ebor festival has even more resonance this year because of the main attraction – the quality of the horses competing for record prize money in excess of £5m.

Not only will be the Sky Bet Ebor – York’s ...

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Racing’s ‘fab four’ head to York for Ebor festival – The Yorkshire Post says

A GREAT celebration of Yorkshire fashion, food and hospitality, the Ebor festival has even more resonance this year because of the main attraction – the quality of the horses competing for record prize money in excess of £5m.

Not only will be the Sky Bet Ebor – York’s ...

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'Urgent woodland creation can boost job prospects in Yorkshire's rural communities'

The carbon-capturing qualities of trees makes planting strategies key components of national efforts to avoid climate breakdown, slow the flow of water from the uplands to reduce flood risk and improve the environment and landscapes, but there is an additional human benefit too, Sir William ...

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The secret castles hidden away on the Harewood estate in Yorkshire

Understandably, the Grade I-listed, 18th-century mansion is a magnet for visitors.

Yet the house is part of a much larger estate with a history of ownership that goes back centuries.

The old manor of Harewood is home to two ruined castles which were seats as power before the lands ...

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Reverse of the 'brain drain' as more people move to Yorkshire to boost skills in manufacturing, says new Education Secretary

Yorkshire’s “world-leading” research and innovation centres are encouraging more people to move to the region, according to the newly-appointed Education Secretary.

Gavin Williamson, who is from Scarborough, said he had noticed a reverse in the "brain drain" to the south, ...

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