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Icy blast heading toward Yorkshire as experts warn to prepare for long spell of freezing temperatures

Weather experts are warning of a cold snap that will see temperatures falling below freezing and lead to widespread frost over the coming few days.

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Peter Kay will be returning to stand-up next year.

Peter Kay: Ten of the comic's funniest ever sketches... which one is your favourite?

The brilliant Peter Kay has announced that he will be coming to Yorkshire as part of his first stand-up tour in eight years.

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The cast of Peaky Blinders return for a fourth series.

Who are the Peaky Blinders? From Tommy to Polly and Arthur to Esme... your guide to the characters

The return of Peaky Blinders gives us the opportunity to catch up with some of the most dramatic characters ever to have appeared on our television screens.

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Cillian Murphy will resume his role as gangster Tommy Shelby in the fourth series of Peaky Blinders.

They all hate him... but Tommy may just be the only one who can save the Peaky Blinders

Has Tommy finally met his match? Peaky Blinders star Cillian Murphy gives us his insight ahead of the series four opener.
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The Association for Children Damaged by Hormone Pregnancy Tests estimates that as many as 1.5 million women in the UK were given the test.

Primodos: How many women were given the hormone pregnancy test?

It is estimated that around 1.5 million women were given a controversial drug to detect early pregnancy.

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Former West Yorkshire Police chief Mark Gilmore.

What were the allegations made against ex-West Yorkshire Police chief Mark Gilmore?

A High Court judge has spelled out a series of allegations which were made against a police chief.

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West Yorkshire police commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, left, and  former West Yorkshire Police chief constable Mark Gilmore.

Ex-West Yorkshire chief accused of 'disingenuous' claim after losing legal battle with police and crime commissioner

A retired police chief who had denied a series of allegations about his behaviour has lost a High Court fight with a police and crime commissioner.
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A man left a review of his police cell on TripAdvisor.

'Four walls and a mattress'... Former prisoner gives TripAdvisor verdict on police custody cells

A former prisoner has posted a TripAdvisor review of his night spent in a South Yorkshire Police jail cell.

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West Yorkshire police commissioner Mark Burns-Williamson, left, and former West Yorkshire Police chief constable Mark Gilmore.

High Court to rule on retired Yorkshire chief constable's row with police commissioner

A High Court judge is preparing to deliver a ruling on a dispute between a retired police chief and a police and crime commissioner.

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Did you see it? Jupiter and Venus put on a show for early-morning stargazers

Early risers witnessed a cosmic event on Monday morning as Venus and Jupiter appeared side by side in the sky.

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BusinessEurope president Emma Marcegagia (front) and CBI director general Carolyn Fairbairn (right) leaving 10 Downing Street, London, after a meeting between business leaders from Europe and Prime Minister Theresa May to discuss the future of UK-EU trade post-Brexit. Picture: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

Urgent progress required in Brexit talks 'or UK jobs will be lost'

European business leaders have told Theresa May that progress is urgently needed in Brexit talks or UK jobs and investment could be lost.
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People are still making a dangerous dash for train doors... even when they are about to close.

Majority of rail passengers making a dangerous dash for doors - even as they are closing

Seven out of 10 (70%) travellers would still attempt to board a train despite the door alarm sounding and more than half (57%) would try to enter a carriage just before the doors start to close, according to research by safety body the Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB).

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New traffic lights will be introduced to a section of the M62 to aid congestion.

Traffic lights to be installed to ease congestion at busy M62 junction

Traffic lights are to be installed on one of the busiest motorway junctions to beat congestion.

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Odds continue to tumble on white Christmas as cold snap returns this week

Bookies have cut the odds on a white Christmas as freezing temperatures continued to cause a chill across Yorkshire.

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A former Leeds United manager is expected to join Ant and Dec in the jungle for this year's I'm A Celebrity... Get Me our of Here!

Former Leeds United manager set for ITVs I'm a Celebrity after being spotted Down Under

Former Leeds United boss Dennis Wise is hotly tipped to join the contestants in this year's series of I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!

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The broadband in one Yorkshire village is being powered by battery. Pictures: SWNS

Yorkshire village forced to run 'high-speed' broadband connection on battery power

Angry villagers have hit out at Openreach after a car-crash left their high-speed fibre-optic broadband connections unreliable - and powered by BATTERIES.

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Lovelorn snowmen and bouncing dogs: A rundown of John Lewis Christmas ads

The John Lewis Christmas campaign has become a fixture of the consumer festive calendar, introducing characters ranging from a lovelorn snowman and his snow girlfriend to a trampolining dog.
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Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend.

Sunny days and freezing nights forecast for Yorkshire this weekend

Temperatures will continue to drop this weekend as the cold snap continues to bite... but at least it will be bright and sunny.
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Singers Michael Ball and Alfie Boe want to make a Downton Abbey musical.

Michael Ball and Alfie Boe muse over Downton Abbey musical

Chart-topping singers Michael Ball and Alfie Boe joked that they would love to turn hit period drama Downton Abbey into a stage musical.

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Watch the monster magic as Moz and Joe star in latest John Lewis Christmas ad

A young boy and his imaginary monster under the bed are the stars of this year's eagerly anticipated John Lewis Christmas campaign.
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