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Eight facts about Pancake Day

We’ve been using Shrove Tuesday as an excuse to overindulge since before records began. So whether you like them savory or sweet, feast your eyes on these flipping mad facts and have a calorie filled Pancake Day.

4 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Mum’s warning over Cadbury’s Mini Eggs ‘choking hazard’ goes viral

Parents are sharing a Facebook post from a mum warning that Cadbury Mini Eggs could pose a serious choking hazard for young children this Easter. Cadbury Mini Eggs, which are a solid milk chocolate encased in a hard candy ‘shell’, are an Easter staple, h

4 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

School life: French Theatre bring ‘Le Cafe’ to Hipperholme

On Monday February 13, Hipperholme Grammar School pupils in Years 7 – 11 were visited by the Onatti Theatre Company’s play “Le Café”. The company focuses heavily on the language used in each play. They work to ensure plays are pitched correctly to comple

today, 16:01 in Yorkshire & Humber

Yorkshire weather: Storm Ewan downgraded but warning still in place as temperatures are set to plummet

Warnings for snow, ice and wind across parts of the UK have been downgraded because Storm Ewan was not as strong as expected. The Met Office had warnings in place for heavy rain, high winds and ice in Northern Ireland, Scotland and parts of north-west Wa

today, 15:15 in Yorkshire & Humber

Cricketer Alex Tait displays shocking operation scars after suffering horror blow to the head

A cricketer has begun his recovery after undergoing a major operation to fix a catalogue of horrific fractures to his face. Alex Tait, 30, underwent the lengthy surgery on Friday, at Bradford Royal Infirmary, after suffering a horror blow to the head whi

today, 12:08 in Yorkshire & Humber

Nokia 3310 officially revealed: Everything you need to know

After almost 17 years since it was originally launched, the iconic Nokia 3310 is officially back in business. The classic phone earned almost legendary status in the early noughties for its incredible durability and ever-long battery life, making it an i

today, 11:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Oscars 2017: And the winner is... Oh no, it’s not!

In one of the most bizarre moments in the Academy Awards’ 89-year history, La La Land was mistakenly awarded the best picture prize at last night’s glitzy ceremony in Hollywood. The gold statuette was intended, instead, for Moonlight. Talk about awkward.

today, 11:52 in Yorkshire & Humber

Jeremy Hunt could decide on shake-up at Calderdale and Huddersfield hospitals

The health secretary could be asked to decide if controversial changes to hospital services in Calderdale and Huddersfield can go ahead. Jeremy Hunt could make the final decision on plans to centralise A&E care at an expanded hospital in Halifax...

today, 11:11 in Yorkshire & Humber

Warning issued over fake £5 notes - how to tell if yours is real

The Bank of England has issued a warning over potentially fake £5 being put into circulation. Here’s how to tell if yours is the real deal. 1. Check the see-through window There is a large see-through window on the note. A clearly defined portrait of the

today, 10:54 in Yorkshire & Humber

Scam warning: Drivers pretend to run out of petrol and sell fake gold on Yorkshire roadside

A scam in West Yorkshire which involves people flagging down motorists and selling ‘gold’ on the roadside for petrol money has led to a police warning. West Yorkshire Police says it has had a call about the scam yesterday (Sunday). The force said: “We’ve

today, 10:49 in Yorkshire & Humber

The bill: Now Rozzers join row over Ritzes in Brighouse and London

IT HAS been described as a David and Goliath battle of the entertainment world. And now a Yorkshire band which was due to play a gig at The Ritz in Brighouse has waded into a legal row between the ballroom and the London hotel of the same name. The venue

today, 08:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Band send invoice to The Ritz in London after hotel forces Yorkshire Ritz to close in legal row

A Yorkshire band which was due to play a gig at The Ritz in Brighouse has waded into the legal row between the ballroom and the London hotel of the same name. The Ritz in Brighouse this week announced it would have rebrand after being threatened with leg

today, 08:38 in Yorkshire & Humber

Rastrick High students experience life at the University of Cambridge

Thirty-two students from Rastrick High School visited Selwyn College, University of Cambridge to experience what it might be like to attend. High achieving students from Year 11 and Year 12 were chosen to visit Cambridge for the day where they took part

yesterday, 15:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Tributes to youth cancer charity founder

The founder of the Laura Crane Youth Cancer Trust who has supported thousands of young people has died following her battle with the disease. Jacquie Roeder, 71, set up the charity following the death of her 17-year-old daughter Laura Crane, a former Bri

Saturday, 10:10 in Yorkshire & Humber

WATCH: 10 of the most viewed Storm Doris videos

Storm Doris battered the UK yesterday and much of it was captured on video. And with planes struggling to land to trees falling in roads and narrowly missing motoristsand paddling pools and trampolines taking flight we look at 10 of the most viewed Storm

Friday, 16:29 in Yorkshire & Humber

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