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Brown toast and roasties ‘could increase rick of cancer’

BROWNING toast and roast potatoes too much could increase the risk of cancer, a government body warns today. The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has issued a public warning over the risks of acrylamide - a chemical compound that forms in some foods when they

Yorkshire Post, 21 min. ago
 

The week ahead in Westminster

After much anticipation, this week will finally see the long-awaited Supreme Court ruling on whether or not MPs should be given a vote on triggering Article 50. It is widely expected that the judges will uphold the High Court decision that Parliament sho

Yorkshire Post, today, 03:18
 

Leeds bin rounds to be axed in cost-cutting ‘review’ of routes

Leeds council is slashing the number of bin rounds across the city as it looks to streamline the service and shave millions off its waste management budget. The review - which will help save £1.6m - is part of a wider cost-cutting strategy which also inc

 

‘Give kids compulsory lessons in relationships’

MORE THAN eight in 10 Britons think sex and relationship education (SRE) should be compulsory in schools, according to new research. The finding comes as the Government faces increasing calls for the classes to be mandatory amid growing evidence young pe

Yorkshire Post, today, 00:36
 

Saving steel ‘needs national plan’

MAINTAINING ACCESS to the European single market for steel is one of the keys to giving the industry a long term future in the UK, according to a group of MPs. A new report calls for a national steel strategy including reforms in seven areas to put Briti

Yorkshire Post, today, 00:36
 

Yorkshire tourism in the spotlight

York Theatre Royal has been unveiled as the host of Welcome to Yorkshire’s annual Y17 conference. The UK’s largest annual tourism conference will take centre stage on Thursday 21 March at the venue following its major refurbishment. Y17 will this year be

Pocklington Post, today, 00:30
 

Teenager remanded in custody over Leonne murder

A teenager has been remanded in custody charged with the murder of 16-year-old Leonne Weeks, who was found stabbed to death on a path. Shea Peter Heeley, 18, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates' Court accused of killing the teenager, whose body was found i

The Star, today, 00:14
 

Search for company to design, build and maintain trains for HS2 launched

The search for a company to design, build and maintain high speed trains for HS2 has been launched. Up to 60 trains will be needed to transport passengers at around 225 mph. The contract, which is worth £2.75 billion, will be awarded in 2019. Advance war

The Star, today, 00:14
 

Justice catches up with Leeds rapist who preyed on women as they slept

A RAPIST has been brought to justice eight years after carrying out a sex attack on a woman at a New Year’s Eve party in Leeds. Adam Fielding, 34, was locked up for nine years and nine months after a court heard he went on to sexually assault another vic

 

Great snaps from YFoto members

This month, members of Bridlington’s YFoto photography club have presented a wide variety of pictures for the Free Press readers to enjoy. Gansey Girl, the popular statue at the harbour, was taken by Muriel Hudson, while two images of the old town are sh

Beverley Guardian, today, 00:06
 

Hull City's Ryan Mason stable after surgery on fractured skull

Hull City midfielder Ryan Mason has undergone surgery after sustaining a fractured skull during the game at Chelsea. Mason, 25, collided with Chelsea's Gary Cahill during the first half of Sunday's match at Stamford Bridge, needing lengthy attention on t

Hull Daily Mail, yesterday, 23:34
 

Prime Minister May set to unveil £556m boost for the North

THERESA MAY will announce a £556m boost for the so-called “northern powerhouse” as she launches the Government’s industrial strategy at her first regional Cabinet meeting tomorrow. The Prime Minister is travelling to the north west on Monday (Jan 23) to

Yorkshire Evening Post, yesterday, 22:59
 

Prime Minister May set to unveil £556m boost for the North

THERESA MAY will announce a £556m boost for the so-called “northern powerhouse” as she launches the Government’s industrial strategy at her first regional Cabinet meeting tomorrow. The Prime Minister is travelling to the north west on Monday (Jan 23) to

Yorkshire Post, yesterday, 22:53
 

Plans to cut speed limit on Sheffield stretch of M1 to 60mph in bid to tackle pollution levels

Plans are being considered to cut the speed limit on the Sheffield stretch of the M1 in a bid to cut pollution levels. Drivers speeding over 60mph could be slapped with fines as Highways England plans to enforce the new limit between junction 32 and 35a.

South Yorkshire Times, yesterday, 22:20
 

Plans to cut speed limit on Sheffield stretch of M1 to 60mph in bid to tackle pollution levels

Plans are being considered to cut the speed limit on the Sheffield stretch of the M1 in a bid to cut pollution levels. Drivers speeding over 60mph could be slapped with fines as Highways England plans to enforce the new limit between junction 32 and 35a.

Sheffield Telegraph, yesterday, 21:50
 


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