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The Yorkshire Post says: Brexit –time for a fresh start as Theresa May’s days are numbered

EVEN though many people share Theresa May’s exasperation with Brexit, the tone of her Downing Street statement was, in hindsight, very ill-advised. Outmanoeuvred on all fronts as her dwindling authority ebbs away, it only served to alienate the very...

today, 01:35 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Traffic wardens should not go to work in Wakefield fearing for their personal...

IT is a sad and sorry sign of the times when traffic wardens in Wakefield are to be given body cameras for their own safety following a rise in verbal and physical assaults described as “alarming” by police and civic leaders in the city. These are...

today, 01:35 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

William Wallace: Good government requires political leadership – and neither Theresa May or Jeremy Corbyn...

DEMOCRACY is a grand idea to throw around the political debate as the backlash grows to Theresa May’s Downing Street statement in which she effectively blamed Parliament – and MPs – for the Brexit deadlock. But it’s much harder to define than to use...

today, 01:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Dr Mohammed Ali: One week on from Christchurch killings, social media’s role radicalising those who...

THE horrific shootings in Christchurch a week ago continue to send shockwaves around the world. But these are not mere ripples in a pond; this a tsunami that threatens to envelop Muslims everywhere in fear. People in the UK are extremely worried....

today, 01:05 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Bill Carmichael: Why the Brexit crisis will deepen if Theresa May quits and MPs reject her deal

THIS week I ventured inside the Westminster bubble during one of my regular trips to Parliament and I can report back that the febrile atmosphere is at a pitch I have never experienced before in over 40 years. Outside the Palace in Parliament Square,...

today, 01:02 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Tributes for tragic Libby Squire after body found in Humber Estuary

Tributes have been made for tragic Libby Squire after her body was found in the Humber Estuary. Humberside Police had been searching for the 21-year-old who disappeared from near her Hull home seven weeks ago. Police formally identified the body as...

yesterday, 21:03 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Body found in Humber Estuary is that of missing Libby Squire, police confirm

A body recovered from the Humber Estuary is that of missing university student Libby Squire, Humberside Police said. Humberside Police had been searching for the 21-year-old who disappeared from near her Hull home seven weeks ago. Detective...

yesterday, 21:03 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

38-year-old man dead after being hit by a car in York

A 38-year-old man has died after being hit by a car in York. Nicholas Carpenter, from Strensall, was hit by a silver KIA Sportage 4x4 on the road between Strensall and Sheriff Hutton in York. It happened at about 1.15pm on Wednesday, March 20. Both...

yesterday, 19:12 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

The Yorkshire Post says: Derby traditions as racing history made at Kiplingcotes

LIKE Gawthorpe’s coal-carrying championships, or the annual gooseberry show at Egton Bridge, the Kiplingcotes Derby is one of those quaint and quirky Yorkshire traditions which are a gentle reminder of life before Brexit. For, while Yorkshire is proud...

yesterday, 17:30 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

One in seven children in parts of Yorkshire ‘persistently’ missing school

Rising numbers of children in Yorkshire are persistently missing school, analysis reveals, in the wake of warnings from the Education Secretary over a link to violent crime. One in seven children in some parts of the region missed large parts of their...

yesterday, 17:25 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Government launches £300,000 study into improving trans-Pennine road links

The case for improved road links to better connect Yorkshire and Lancashire will be scrutinised in a new £300,000 study commissioned by the Government. Highways England is expected to present its findings to Ministers by the end of the autumn after...

yesterday, 17:01 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

1,000 flat mega-complex to go before Leeds planning chiefs

Early plans for a vast new complex of more than 1,000 flats just outside Leeds City Centre are set to go before planning chiefs in the city next week. Developers have submitted an outline application for five blocks of flats in the former Network Rail...

yesterday, 16:40 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

Developers win government appeal to build 129 homes in Carlton

Plans to build more than 120 homes in an area of south Leeds have been given the green light by a government planning inspector – just months after being turned down by Leeds councillors.0 Planning chiefs at Leeds City Council had originally rejected...

yesterday, 16:18 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

UK's Brexit divisions play out in pub car park as March to Leave passes through Yorkshire

A microcosm of the UK’s Brexit divide played out in a pub car park as the March to Leave passed through Yorkshire to be greeted by Remain-supporting counter-protesters. Chris Burn reports. A pub car park in a West Yorkshire village on an overcast...

yesterday, 16:00 in Yorkshire & Humber
 

5G is not the answer, says Intechnology boss Peter Wilkinson

5G technology is being widely touted as the Next Big Thing, but serial entrepreneur Peter Wilkinson doesn’t believe a word of it. >>> It’s never very clear just how much a brand-new technology is going to change the world when it’s first...

yesterday, 15:41 in Yorkshire & Humber
 


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