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Google’s online tips for rural businesses

The internet has given a boost to thousands of country businesses previously hampered by rural isolation.

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Gareth Harris of RSM Restructuring Advisory LLP

160 staff lose their jobs as Leeds-based kitchen supplier goes into administration

ONE hundred and sixty staff have been made redundant after a Yorkshire-based kitchen supplier went into administration.

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Leeds has the UK's cheapest Uber journeys

Leeds has the UK's cheapest Uber journeys

The news that taxi app Uber will be banned from operating cars in London has caused shock in the capital.

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UK watchdog to investigate advice given by consultants to pension schemes

BRITAIN’S competitions watchdog will look into the advice given by consultants to pension schemes and other institutions managing more than £1.6 trillion of funds, to see if there are conflicts of interest.

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The focus of Google's Digital Garages has shifted more towards those with little or no previous digital experience.

Google scheme extended

Google’s Digital Garage initiative, which was piloted in Leeds in 2015, has been so successful that the company has announced it is to extend its latest programme until April 2018.

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Extra Tour de Yorkshire day ‘could be worth £10m for region economy’

Business leaders have hailed the growing economic benefits of the Tour de Yorkshire, after organisers revealed an extra day will be added to the 2018 version of the event.

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SOYO Leeds: Your reactions to the redevelopment of Quarry Hill

SOYO Leeds: Your reactions to the redevelopment of Quarry Hill

It's official - Quarry Hill is to get a new lease of life.

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UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry is entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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The new park-and-ride scheme is designed to ease Leeds's congestion woes.

On the right road? New park-and-ride aims to ease Leeds’s congestion problems

Fresh details have been revealed about plans for the latest piece in Leeds’s multi-million pound park-and-ride jigsaw.

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Dr Adam Beaumont, founder and CEO of aql, who is travelling around the world to build partnerships.

A cyber city dream for Leeds

The boss of aql, which stands for A Quality of Life, believes that Leeds could be set for a genuinely world-leading chapter in its history when it comes to cyber. Mark Casci reports.

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Millions still using mobile phones while driving, research suggests

Millions of Britons may still be using their mobile phones while driving despite penalties for the offence being doubled, research suggests.

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VIDEO: Fly DSA Arena takes off as Doncaster Sheffield Airport gets naming rights of Sheffield Arena

UP, up and away...Yorkshire's biggest arena is soaring to new heights today after a six-figure naming rights deal by Doncaster Sheffield Airport to rebrand Sheffield Arena as Fly DSA Arena.
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Northern Power House Innovation Network, Room, Yorkshire Post, Leeds..Pictured from the left are Henri Murison, Jonathan Oxley,Simon Renault, Sherry Ward, Greg Wright and Daneile Moore..20th September 2017 ..Picture by Simon Hulme

North of England ‘must start to behave more like a Chinese mega-city’

The North of England must start to behave more like a Chinese mega-city and less like a bunch of warring tribes, according to the newly appointed permanent director of the Northern Powerhouse Partnership.

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Noise warning for residents as Leeds Bradford Airport plans airspace changes

Hundreds of residents will have to contend with increased aircraft noise if proposed flight path changes at Leeds Bradford Airport get the go-ahead.

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The retailer said customers who had bought the Halfords Weld Through Primer, which carries the item code 370426, should not handle the product and arrange for it to be collected.

Halfords recalls specialist primer due to explosion fears

Halfords has recalled a batch of specialist primer over concerns that the containers could explode and cause injury.

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Upgrades are initially available on some weekday services from London King's Cross to Edinburgh, Leeds, Newcastle and York, with more routes expected to be added shortly.

Virgin East Coast to auction empty first class seats to standard fare payers on Leeds and York routes

Rail passengers unhappy at the prospect of a journey in standard class can now bid for an upgrade.
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Lidl emerged as the UK's fastest growing supermarket

Shoppers flock to discount grocers

Higher prices have ramped up supermarket sales and more customers are shopping at discount retailers Aldi and Lidl as they try to cut the price of the weekly shop.

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Google’s Digital Garage is helping thousands of people to improve their skills

BRITAIN’s fast growing small firms must sharpen their digital skills if they want to stay ahead of their global rivals, according to Ronan Harris, the UK managing director of Google.

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Ryanair publishes cancellation list amid scrapped flights 'mess'

Ryanair has published details of flights cancelled up to the end of next month.

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