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Inside story on award-winning cottage near Whitby

This beautiful home in Grosmont has won top awards for building excellence. Sharon Dale reports. Pictures by Gary Longbottom. There was serious danger of a Gwyneth Paltrow moment when Karin Henderson attended the building industry “Oscars”. Up against so

9 min. ago in Yorkshire & Humber

Neil Shand: My life with the old guard of British comedy

Neil Shand worked with everyone from David Frost to Spike Milligan. Now in his 80s, Sarah Freeman meets one of the last of British comedy’s old guard. Neil Shand has been working on an opening line. In a couple of weeks he is going to be talking about hi

today, 10:42 in Yorkshire & Humber

YP Letters: Care crisis exposes Theresa May’s empty words

From: Mike Padgham, Managing Director, St Cecilia’s Care Services, Scarborough. WHEN Theresa May took up the post of Prime Minister, she promised to fight injustice and create a Britain that works for everyone. At the Conservative Party Conference she pr

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

YP Letters: Current gas wells not on scale of fracking risk

From; Josephine Downs, Highfield Terrace, Swinton, Malton. JUST because 25 years ago no great damage occurred to the countryside and local tourism following construction of Knapton Generating Station is hardly a reason to claim that a new shale gas indus

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

YP Letters: Put interests of our own citizens first in Brexit negotiations

From: MR Gilbert, Thongsbridge, Holmfirth. WHY does the House of Lords, House of Commons, and now your deputy business editor, Greg Wright, single out the issue of an early resolution (The Yorkshire Post, February 21) to the rights of EU nationals and th

yesterday, 17:09 in Yorkshire & Humber

'Not the time to ditch Corbyn', says Tom Watson

Labour's leaders must take "a long hard look" at what is not working following the party's defeat in the Copeland by-election, deputy leader Tom Watson has said. Although he described the result as "hugely disappointing", Mr Watson...

yesterday, 15:17 in Yorkshire & Humber

Woman found seriously injured on Bradford road

Police are investigating after a woman was found collapsed on a road in Bradford with serious injuries. Ambulance crews and police were called to the junction of Water Lane and Paradise Street in Bradford yesterday morning. They found a woman in her 30s

yesterday, 12:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Saturday Football Live: Leeds United v Sheffield Wednesday and the rest of matches on White Rose Saturday

Leeds United and Sheffield Wednesday kick-off a bumper day of Football League action across Yorkshire - with Barnsley set to face Huddersfield Town later today. Refresh this page throughout the afternoon for live updates and details of the goals as they

yesterday, 12:41 in Yorkshire & Humber

Four taken to hospital after 'being shot with air gun'

Four people were taken to hospital with minor injuries after being shot with an air weapon in Halifax. Two men have been arrested in connection with the incident in the Spring Hall Lane area at 3.45pm yesterday, West Yorkshire Police said today. The pair

yesterday, 12:14 in Yorkshire & Humber

Labour ‘further from power than any time in my life’ says David Miliband

Labour under Jeremy Corbyn’s leadership is further from power than any time in the last 50 years, David Miliband has said. As Mr Corbyn made clear he is determined to continue as Labour leader despite a humiliating defeat in the Copeland by-election, Mr

yesterday, 09:22 in Yorkshire & Humber

Huddersfield discovery could help transform treatment for cancer

HUDDERSFIELD SCIENTISTS have patented a technique that allows cancer cells to be destroyed while leaving healthy ones unaffected. The discovery opens up the potential for highly effective new cancer treatments which are free of serious side effects. Now

yesterday, 07:26 in Yorkshire & Humber

Caroline Flint: I was lucky. During the time alcohol took hold of my mum’s life, the alcohol did not result...

THIS week I asked the Prime Minister, Theresa May, to work with MPs who are concerned about the 2.5 million children who grow up in the home of a problem drinker. Many years ago, I was one of those children. MPs usually joust with the Prime Minister – th

yesterday, 01:05 in Yorkshire & Humber

YP Comment: Jeremy Corbyn, go now for the sake of your country and your party

THE scale of the Theresa May-led Conservative Party’s victory over Jeremy Corbyn’s vanquished Labour Party in the pivotal Copeland by-election speaks for itself. It was the first time that this corner of Cumbria has been represented by a Tory MP, namely

yesterday, 00:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

James Reed: Why Labour’s MPs are looking closer to home

YORKSHIRE has a lot of Labour MPs working particularly hard in their constituencies at the moment. There’s nothing revelatory about this – other than the fact they would, in normal times, be balancing these duties with national responsibilities as minist

yesterday, 00:59 in Yorkshire & Humber

Dorthy Fairburn: Farming needs workers from the EU

FARMERS and landowners want to fully play their part in Britain’s food chain by continuing to provide a secure supply of food within the country, and also exporting their good quality agri-produce to markets in Europe and beyond. Achieving this goal on t

yesterday, 00:37 in Yorkshire & Humber

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