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‘Lack of confidence prevents women from pursuing careers in technology sector’

MANY young women are suffering from a worrying crisis of confidence in their digital skills, which could be widening the gender skills gap, according to new research.

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Shaping up with the boss of brows

Shaping up with the boss of brows

brows are back...

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The crash happened in Chapeltown Road, near the junction with Reginald Terrace and Harehills Avenue. Picture: Google

Travel alert: Major Leeds road closed as emergency services work at crash scene

A major Leeds road is closed while emergency services work at the scene of a crash.

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Leeds Digital Hub, a partnership between Yorkshire Post and Leeds Beckett University. From left, Connor Kirby, Paul Richards and Steve Boyle. 26th April 2017. Picture Jonathan Gawthorpe

Leeds ranks among digital hotspots of the future

LEEDS, Manchester, Glasgow and Liverpool will be the digital tech start-up hotspots of the future, according to an influential study.

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VIDEO: Speedy SIV sales is just the ticket to boost regional economy, says new entertainment and events boss

A speedy new tickets sales system to help people buy easier and faster at SIV's venues - including Sheffield Arena - was outlined today as part of major plans to increase business and boost the region's economy.

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 Hemingways,  Horsforth
- black bean quesadilla starter.  Picture Tony Johnson.

Restaurant review: Hemingways, Horsforth

A seismic shockwave rippled through Horsforth earlier this month - although people in outlying regions may not have felt it.

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L-R: Brian Dobson, Harrogate Convention Centre Head of Sales and Events; Simon Kent, Director; Richard Cooper, Leader of Harrogate Borough Council. 
Picture: HCC

Proposals to create event, leisure and retail 'complex' on Harrogate Convention Centre site

Proposals to redevelop part of Harrogate's Convention Centre into an 'event complex' including accommodation, retail outlets and leisure facilities, will be considered next week.

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Biggest rail fares hike for six years: How it will affect season tickets in Yorkshire

RAIL commuters across Yorkshire will see the biggest increases to their fares for six years from next January, amid complaints about value for money and calls for a new capping system.

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The remains of the old spur, which ran into Harehills Avenue

Roadworks uncover forgotten Leeds tramway

Excavation work on a main Leeds road has uncovered a fascinating glimpse into the area's past.
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Unions have called for the railways to be renationalised.

Rail unions call for renationalisation after anger over fare increases

The prospect of higher fares sparked an angry reaction and led to increasing calls for the railway industry to be renationalised.
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Calderdale trains

Warning over Bank Holiday delays to rail services in Yorkshire

Rail passengers are being warned to expect delays on northern services as a project preparing for the start of work on HS2 in London gets underway over the Bank Holiday weekend.

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How much will the cost of rail season tickets rise today?

Rail commuters to find out cost of season ticket increases

Rail commuters will find out today how much the cost of season tickets will increase by next year, as trade unions hold protests warning that passengers are paying "more for less".

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The City of London skyline. Car dealer Marshall Motors has provided an update for the City. Photo: Jonathan Brady/PA Wire

Used car sales help drive up profits for Marshall Motors

Car dealer Marshall Motors has reported a surge in half year revenue and profit, driven by a sharp increase in used car sales.

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Amec Foster Wheeler has offered to sell a number of assets

Amec offers to sell assets amid competition concerns over takeover

Amec Foster Wheeler has offered to sell off a number of assets as part of attempts to allay competition concerns over its proposed £2.2 billion takeover by Wood Group.

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Loraine Tonner

'Bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum's death caused by derailment of speeding train, rules coroner

A 'bold and adventurous' Sheffield mum lost her life when the narrow-gauge train she was travelling on in Northern India derailed as it was being driven more than 15km over the speed limit, a coroner has ruled.
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Drighlington Bypass. Picture: Google

‘Vital’ work to start on Leeds bypass road after safety fears

‘Vital’ Work will get underway next week on a busy stretch of road in south Leeds to improve pedestrian safety.

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Myroo Skincares Rachael Dunseath

The enterprise that goes skin deep and aims to transform sector

Rachael Dunseath wants to lead a quiet revolution in skincare from Yorkshire. Deputy Business Editor Greg Wright reports.

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How do you say Primark?

Primark reveals how to pronounce shop name

It’s a debate that you may not know exists, but in the world of social media, it has been a hotly debated topic.

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REFUELLING: An electric car on the streets of Leeds.

Half of UK drivers are primed to go ‘electric’

Public support for the Government’s proposed 2040 ban on new petrol and diesel cars is growing.

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Sir Andrew Cook, chairman of William Cook Holdings

William Cook lands massive Canadian export contract

Yorkshire manufacturing giant William Cook Rail has won export orders that could be worth millions of pounds to supply critical components to the world leader in light rail systems.

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